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i was at my local performance shop yesterday and was looking at getting a diablo predator, but the guy said people have had nothing but trouble out of them and i was just wandering if anyone here had any trouble with theres. thanks for any input:confused:
 

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I had one and two of my buddies run one, I loved mine for the $$ spent on it and everyt thing it was great. Wat jerked alot of folks off with predator was when they relaesed a update they made all the gm guys pay for it when the ford and dodge updates can be done for Free!!!!!
 

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i don't mean to hijack the thread but go with the ppe programmers,allthough i have never heard any bad about the diablo programmers...just a thought
 

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i gained roughly 4 mpg on both of my trucks runnin a 90hp tune with my ppe tuners..on my dually i run a 350hp(above stock)tune all the time but i have some work done to the drive line..
 

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PPE tuners are the best off the shelf performace tuners IMO but for milage and bang for the buck factors i recomend the predator.

THis is all from my experience with both tuners, i know different folks and trucks may like different tuners for better resaults, these are just mine!!!
 

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I haven't had any problems with mine. I like it better than the power pup....definately less timing rattle with the predator. I haven't heard anything bad about the predator though.
 

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I haven't had any problems with mine. I like it better than the power pup....definately less timing rattle with the predator. I haven't heard anything bad about the predator though.
how do you like your tst programmer and do you think it would stack with the ppe?sorry to hijack the thread..
 

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TST makes pretty good power, but I don't know if they came out with one for the LLY or LBZ. It stacks ok with the predator, but I haven't really turned it up either. I did have it on one of the higher levels before and I did get some bursting. I can't complain about it, it came on my truck when I bought it.
 

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well got my predator and love it but it keeps throwing mass airflow senser code it will only do this when tuned not stock. any ideas? thanks for the help :help :drink
 

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What air filter are you using? You might want to clean your MAF sensor. Use some alcohol and a q-tip....be very gentle....or use electrical contact cleaner.
 

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Well, at least you got the hook-up. Good to know....kinda weird it finally showed bad when you put the programmer on. Keep us posted if this actually gets rid of the code.
 

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I'm contemplating buying the Diablo; is it absoloutely necessary to upgrade the exhaust as well? Also, does anyone sell complete packages? And one one more: Who's the best vendor online? Sorry for all the questions, but thanks for the help.

2005 LLY 4X4 Crew... 21,000 miles...Garage Queen!
 

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No, you do not have to upgrade your exhaust, but if you don't, I would add a pyrometer (EGT guage) to know you are safe. It all depends on what level you run at. I could hit my EGT alarm on my TST just pulling a hill unloaded. The alarm was set at 1350 and my truck was straight piped at the time...no cat either. I can still do the same with my truck and I have a 4" mbrp system on it. There are quite a few places online to get a package system with the programmer, exhaust, and sometimes an intake too. Check out the supporting vendors section on the first page on top. You can either e-mail them or call them and they should hook you up with what you need to have. BTW, Welcome to the site!
 
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