5 Reputable Tuning Options To Take Your Ford F-150 Ecoboost from Mundane To Insane
If you would like me to add something, please comment. As far as custom calibrators, here is a list of what is out there: (Please note, I have not included Livernois because I have no experience with their tune.)
Known widely for their towing tunes. Performance is improved over stock. Most users feel that the way the truck behaves with this tune is the way it should have come from the factory. Known for driveability, not all out performance. They offer an optional powertrain warranty.
Unleashed tuning has a very responsive customer service. Torrie usually replies to you within an hour or less, even on the weekends. Initial tunes that are sent are mild. He prefers to ramp up performance while datalogging so he can see how your engine responds. This tuner focuses primarily on WOT tuning and daily driving is marginally affected. This tuner will make any adjustments to the tune that you request.
Leading Edge Tuning (LET)
This tuner alters the entire driving experience up to and including WOT. Daily drivability is vastly improved. Shift points seem to happen when they are naturally supposed to. WOT power is greatly improved. Erick also improves with revisions, but offers a more aggressive tune out of the box. This tuner will make any adjustments to the tune that you request
More Power Tuning (MPT)
This tuner also alters the complete driving experience over stock. Depending on selection of options, there are many different ways they will set you up. I chose 93 performance/race. Tip in is slightly more aggressive than stock. Shift points are vastly improved. WOT power is greatly improved over stock. Shift strategy holds gears longer to keep the engine in the power curve. I also observed the knock system was calibrated to react much faster in order to add or retard timing. This tuner will make any adjustments to the tune that you request
Southern Speed Inc (SSI)
Very aggressive tuning known for making extreme power and taking your truck to the edge of the envelope. Tip in is extremely aggressive. This tuner currently holds the record for fastest tune only ecoboost. This tuner is only for the most vigilant and brave enthusiast. Vehicle maintenance is imperative with these maximum performance calibrations. As with any performance tune, vehicles that are not impeccably maintained may experience blown motors.
Chris Corrington is ASE certified and has many years of experience in automotive maintenance and repair, including winning the Ford/AAA Auto Skills competition.