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Unleashing The Brand New Duramaxtuner Built Transmission

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 28, 2018 1:31:54 PM / by Justin Tyson posted in DT550

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A new era in transmission upgrade for the common driver!

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Are You Getting Enough With 5 Gears??

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 7, 2018 1:00:00 PM / by Justin Tyson posted in LLY, LB7, Transmission Duramax, 6 Speed Conversion Kit

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The Six Speed Conversion Kit from duramaxtuner.com has been unleashed and it’s a proven winner.  The fifth gear days of yore have passed the world by and the 2001-2005 LB7 and LLY owners are loving how much more the extra gear brings them.  Large amounts R&D and testing has given 5 speeds a better shift schedule and the highest quality 5-6 and 6-5 shifts. The upgraded valve body with have your aging truck shifting like a new model.

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Unveiling The New Cummins Aurora 5k Vortex Twin Kit

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 5, 2018 12:00:00 PM / by Justin Tyson posted in Cummins, twin turbo, Diesel Turbo Options Cummins

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This has been years in the making for the engineers and development team over at ATS. They've put in the time and what you get out of it is a Cummins twin kit that truly gives your Ram a clean, powerful, stealthy ride.  This compound kit is what your 2013+ Cummins needs for all aspects, whether that may be towing, daily driving, or that long distance family trip you've been looking forward to.  Let's take a look at what this system has to offer. 

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3 Ways New Tech Helps Farmers!

[fa icon="calendar'] May 31, 2018 12:00:00 PM / by Justin Tyson posted in Tuner for Combine, Tuner for Sprayer, Tuner for Versatile, Harvest, Combine, Farm

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Times they are changing. Everything seems to be moving in the direction of "smart" technology. While this seems like an annoyance living in a world of folks glued to smartphones and using an app for everything, it also has it's advantages when it comes to the modern farmer.

 

Smart farming is bringing the farmer what he needs to push his yield and his land's productivity past where it traditionally performs. These days we see combines manipulating calibrations to help achieve less time in the field while saving on fuel costs. This is only the tip of the iceberg. There are many different aspects in which the world of agriculture is moving.

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4 Questions Every Farmer Asks About Tractor Tuning

[fa icon="calendar'] May 23, 2018 12:00:00 PM / by Justin Tyson posted in Tuner for Combine, Tuner for Sprayer, Harvest, Combine, Tuner for tractor, Tuner for John Deere, Tuner for Case, Agriculture

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Farmers all around the country have utilized box programmers or other various items for tuning their tractors. With tractors becoming more and more electronic based, the need for tuning your combine has gone up. It can be overwhelming if it's something new to you and your equipment, so let's dive into the most common questions asked in regards to up-rating your tractor with a custom programmer.

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New Product: DT LML Twin Kit

[fa icon="calendar'] May 21, 2018 2:05:00 PM / by Justin Tyson posted in More Power for my LML?, what are some upgrades I can go to my LML?, twin turbo, LML Performance, LML Turbo

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DT LML Twin Kit: Peak Performance And Driveability

Introducing the DT LML Twin Kit for 2015-2016 Duramax trucks from Duramaxtuner.com!  This kit was designed in-house with Wehrli Custom Fab to give you a product that pushes the limits of power and keeps your EGTs cool.  Let's go over some of the features this product has to offer your 2015-2016 LML.

 

 

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Which Stealth Turbo is Right for Your LB7?

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 25, 2018 8:45:00 AM / by Justin Tyson posted in Diesel Turbo Options Duramax, Turbo Upgrades, LB7 Turbo Upgrade, 640HP LB7, G2, Stealth 64G2, LB7 G2, LB7 64G2, Stealth 67, Stealth 67G2

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Stealth 64?  Stealth 64G2? Stealth 67G2?

You finally got the okay from the wife on spending that tax return, you're thinking about upgrading the turbo on your 2001-2004 LB7.  Like any well educated Duramax owner you go to DuramaxTuner.com to check out everything you can on the Stealth turbo, but you're still wondering which is right for you.  

Now you may have the urge to simply pick the turbo with the highest peak power.  Maybe your thought process is to go immediately at the cheapest price.  To be honest, no matter which way you go, each Stealth turbo is going to be better than the stock charger. However, there are a few things we would recommend you consider before making your buying decision. It can help you save money and time in the long run, so let's dive into which suits you best.

There are a few things to consider before picking a new turbo for your LB7:

  1.  What size injectors do you have?
  2.  Are you going to build the engine?
  3.  What is your ultimate HP goal and what do you plan on using the truck for?
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How To Go Further Between Regen!

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 16, 2018 3:32:48 PM / by Justin Tyson posted in LML, More Power for my LML?, what are some upgrades I can go to my LML?, LML Tuning, LML Power, LML Performance, LML Turbo

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You use your truck for daily commuting or hauling the family and trailer for a long weekend of camping,  you’re rolling up to your work or that campsite and you notice the LML go into regeneration (regen).  You can’t keep driving as you should because you got a job to do or things to unpack.  You can’t help but wonder what can be done to keep your LML from going into this cycle as often as it does, we’ll get into that in bit, first let’s look a little more at DPF regen. 

The DPF takes essentially 700 miles or 18 hours of drive time to put it to the maximum values of normal calculated mass soot levels, which if you were curious is 44 grams.   Active Regen describes the procedure your truck goes through to burn that accumulated soot.  To do this, fuel is dosed through a 9th injector directly into your exhaust.  Many drivers have noticed a drop in MPG and even potentially a lack of power during regen. 

Speak with a Diesel Performance Expert!

A popular theory is that if you go through regen less frequently, your MPGs will go up.  So, how can you go through less regens?

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Does Your Tractor Have More Power In It?

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 10, 2018 8:45:00 AM / by Justin Tyson posted in john deere, new holland, case ih, tractor tuner, tractor tuning, tractor, Tuner for tractor, Tuner for John Deere, Tuner for Case

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It's that time of the year, you're in the field or just about to get in the field, you know you spent a lot of time last year just wishing your tractor had better power. This year go ahead and up-rate your rig to give you the quickest, most efficient work in the field yet! Maybe you feel as though your tractor is under powered when it comes to tillage or you just want your sprayer to get the job done fast, well tuning is exactly what you're going to need to push this years yield past prior seasons. Get more power safely and get it at a fraction of the cost.

We know this is your livelihood. We come from farm communities and we know how difficult it can be managing yields, crops, equipment, etc. These tunes are made with you in mind. The heart and soul of America is agriculture and this programmer is here to help push you to where you want to be. These tunes are for the farmer that is not ready to buy expensive new equipment or to pay a premium price for the next level at the dealer where you purchased the tractor.

 

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Stealth 67G2 LB7: The Ultimate 800 HP Duramax Turbo! 

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 26, 2018 10:00:00 AM / by Justin Tyson posted in Turbo Wheel, Stealth, LB7 Turbo, Bolt on turbo, LBZ Turbo, LMM Turbo, LML Turbo, Duramax Turbo, LLY Turbo, Turbo Upgrades, Stealth 67, Stealth 67G2

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Single, Drop-In, 800 HP, LB7 Turbo:

When you're looking for the ultimate Duramax turbo, everything really depends on what caters to your wants and needs for your truck.  This turbo was created with diesel enthusiasts such as ourselves in mind. We asked what everyone wanted in a larger turbo and the Stealth 67 G2 is what we came back with. This new addition to the Stealth line is superb and fits in the family of our in-house designed, industry leading turbos. Let's delve into what this beast can accomplish. 

LB7 STEALTH 67G2 DETAIL SHEET

 

The Stealth 67G2:

  • Quick spool up
  • Big power
  • Great daily driver
  • Models available for 2001-2016 Duramax (LB7, VVT, LML)
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