Whether you are driving a street-driven truck or a tow rig used for pulling heavy loads, it’s easy to add power with a performance diesel tuning. A tuner, also known as a programmer, is a handheld device that allows you to download engine software updates to your truck’s electronic control module (ECM) for more horsepower and torque. JEGS offers diesel performance tuners from top brands like Banks, Bully Dog Technologies and DiabloSport that will give your Cummins, Duramax or Power Stroke-powered pickup truck more power for accelerating, towing, hauling or racing.
These upgrades are not a substitute for proper maintenance and cleaning of your diesel engine’s components or for replacing worn parts. In addition, if you install too many aftermarket parts at once, your diesel vehicle’s computer system may be overwhelmed and cause irreversible damage to your truck.
Unlocking the Full Potential: The Art of Performance Diesel Tuning”
The best time to tune a diesel vehicle is when it first comes off the assembly line. This will allow you to get the most out of your truck’s engine for its entire lifespan. However, you can still perform this process later if your vehicle’s performance has declined and you are looking to restore its original power and torque.
Generally, you can expect to see performance gains of up to 20% from a tuner that will alter the way your engine controls fuel delivery, timing and boost pressure. The process is more efficient on modern diesel engines as they have more points of adjustments in the ECU that can be changed than older models.