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Reviews On 7 Top-Rated Diesel Tuner For 5.9 Cummins

  • Mads Smarty Jr. J-06 Tuner.
  • Mads Smarty POD Programmer.
  • 85400 Edge Diesel Evolution CTS2.
  • Superchips 3845 Flashpaq F5 Programmer.
  • Smarty Tuners Touch Tuner.
  • Bully Dog 40420 GT-Platinum Diesel Performance Tuner.
  • Hypertech 52503 Max Energy Power Programmer.

How much horsepower can a stock 2006 5.9 Cummins handle?

The forged-steel rods used in these early 5.9L engines can handle as much as 1,500 hp, provided they’re conditioned to do so (i.e. shot-peened, balanced, micro-polished and/or cryogenically treated) and also equipped with quality rod bolts. They are also known to bend rather than break when they fail.

How much power can a 5.9 Cummins make?

The forged steel connecting rod found in ’89-02 5.9L Cummins mills is stout to say the least. They’re known to be capable of handling in excess of 1,000 hp at near-stock compression ratios before bending, and we’ve even seen the block split before the rods failed in several engines.

How much horsepower does a stock 06 Cummins have?

3rd Gen Cummins Horsepower/Torque Guide

Year Transmission Horsepower
2006 Auto Manual 325 horsepower 325 horsepower
2007 Auto Manual 325 horsepower 325 horsepower
2008 Auto Manual 350 horsepower 320 horsepower
2009 Auto Manual 350 horsepower 320 horsepower

Can you put EFI live on a 06 Cummins?

Gain 180+ HP over stock, tow your toys effortlessly, and rapidly increase acceleration. Tuning engineered for optimal efficiency. This tuning package can only be installed using an EFILive AutoCal V2, FlashScan V2 or AutoCal V3.

What does an edge tuner do?

The Edge tuner can program the truck’s computer to maximize towing power or maximize non-towing fuel efficiency, depending on the kind of driving you are doing that day. It can also set the truck’s computer back to the stock factory settings, which is important if the truck is going into the shop for repair.

How often should you change oil in a 5.9 Cummins?

04′ 5.9 Cummins

One is through Dodge for the powertrain
7 years or 70,000 miles. The motor had a second warranty for 7 years or 100,000 miles and they would warrant the motor with an oil change interval of 15,000 miles.

How do I get more power out of my 5.9 Cummins?

By feeding more fuel into this massively-compressed engine, it’s only natural that you can unlock more power. Though, you can still out-do the factory turbo by adding too much fuel. With the 5.9 Cummins, 50-hp or 75-hp injectors are about the maximum injector size with the factory turbo.

How can I get more horsepower out of my 5.9 Cummins?

TOP 5 UPGRADES FOR 5.9 CUMMINS

How much HP can a stock 5.9 Cummins transmission handle?

The ISB is not capable of making much than 430-450 HP in a normal duty cycle without issues.

Is a 12 or 24 valve Cummins better?

When it comes to serious power and performance the 12v 5.9 Cummins takes the win. These engines are known to hold up better at extreme power levels when compared to the 24v engines.

How much HP does a stock 5.9 Cummins have?

The last generation 5.9l Cummins engines from 2003 to 2007 used HPCR pump and 24 valves. They have 305-325 HP and 600-650 lb-ft of torque. Cummins made a displacement change in 2007.5 to the 6.7l Cummins diesel.

What year 5.9 Cummins is best?

1994-1998 2500 &amp
3500

As far as performance potential goes, it doesn’t get any better than the mechanical P7100 equipped versions of the 12-valve 5.9L Cummins. They’re simple, rock-solid reliable, and can easily tick off a half a million miles if properly maintained.

What size turbo is on a 2006 5.9 Cummins?

For instance, an HX35 turbo from a 5.9L Cummins measures somewhere around 54/69/14, which means it has a 54mm-inducer compressor wheel, a 69mm-inducer turbine wheel, and a 14cm2 exhaust housing.

Is 5.9 or 6.7 Cummins better?

To sum up, the more simplistic 5.9 fixed geometry turbo means that while it tends to be more reliable, the more advanced 6.7 variable geometry turbo gives better performance. The Exhaust Brake is a big part of why the 6.7 Cummins is such a powerful towing machine.

What is V3 autocal?

The EFILive V3 Autocal is a scan tool for GM and Cummins vehicles. It also supports module flashing. Tuning is not included. This is only a scan tool used for diagnostic purposes.

Are edge tuners good?

The Benefits of Edge Tuners

If you’re looking to maximize your ride’s power and performance, the Edge Evolution Programmer (pictured) is the way to do it. With multiple power levels, this programmer is great for mileage, towing and performance, and makes it easy to monitor your ride’s performance.

Will a programmer hurt my truck?

Can a Tuner Damage My Transmission? Tuners do not damage transmissions, drivers do. It is important to always keep in mind that a tune can only deliver as much power as the person pressing the pedal allows it to.

How do I uninstall Edge programmer?

You will need to press the main menu button, select the power level option and then select the stock power level from the listed power levels and the programmer will be uninstalled from your vehicle.

How many miles will a 5.9 Cummins last?

The Cummins brand is extremely reliable and prides itself on long-lasting engines. The 5.9-liter engine can expect to churn out 300,000 to 400,000 miles.

What is high mileage on a Cummins diesel?

Like the Duramax, Cummins diesel engines can be expected to last a long time. Between 350,000 and 500,000 miles is usually considered high mileage on a Cummins diesel.

How much oil does a 06 5.9 Cummins take?

All 5. Cummins turbodiesels (6BT and ISB) have a 12 quart oil capacity (with filter changes) and share the same oil filter as their larger counterparts.

What year Cummins has the killer dowel pin?

As diesel enthusiasts, you all have heard of the Killer Dowel Pin, often referred to as the KDP. The “Killer Dowel Pin” is a concern on 1989 to 1998.5 12-valve Cummins engines. This is a steel pin that’s pressed into the cast iron block.

What size turbo is on a 5.9 Cummins?

The turbo features a custom profile, 64mm (actual measurement 63.5mm) billet wheel perfectly mapped to a modified compressor cover and 65mm, 10-blade turbine inside the HE531’s 9cm housing. The Cummins Stealth 64 is one of the quickest spooling turbo’s we have tested for the 5.9L Cummins.

How do you turn the gas up on a 5.9 Cummins?

Turn That Fuel Up Cummins part 1

How many MPG does a 5.9 Cummins get?

We own five Dodge 4×4 pickups with the 5.9L Cummins, and we are thrilled with all the trucks. All five trucks we own average 29 MPG highway, and 24 MPG in town. Cummins 5.9L has the fuel economy, speed, and the power to pull.

Why is the 12v Cummins so good?

What made the Cummins so popular was the fact that its peak power and torque was insanely usable—in fact, the redline is only at 3,000 RPM! The 12-valve was able to get respectable fuel economy while producing torque figures never-before seen in an ordinary pickup truck.

How do I know if my 5.9 Cummins turbo is bad?

There are a number of signs you can look out for to tell if your turbocharger has blown:

  1. POWER LOSS.
  2. WHINING ENGINE.
  3. EXHAUST SMOKE.
  4. CHECK ENGINE LIGHT.
  5. OIL/LUBRICATION.
  6. DAMAGED SEALS.
  7. FOREIGN OBJECTS/DEPOSITS.
  8. WEAR & TEAR.