The Bully Dog 40417 GT Platinum Gas Downloader is a performance tuner AND a monitor all in one compact electronic device! Considering all the features contained within the GT it is amazing that installation is as easy as plugging the unit into the OBDII port and performing a simple download to the vehicles ECU.
The Bully Dog 40417 GT Platinum Gas Downloader features the all new patent pending Driving Coach feature. According to outside research studies, drivers can save up to 37% on their monthly fuel bill simply by adopting better driving habits. The Driving Coach feature shows people specifically where their current losses are coming from so they can make adjustments to correct their inefficiencies. In doing so, the Coach provides audio and visual feedback to instruct a driver on how to learn better driving habits. Read more about the driving coach feature below.
Note: *Not legal for sale or use in California on pollution-controlled vehicles. Cannot ship to California.
THE DRIVING COACH, PATENT PENDING FEATURE:
The Driving Coach is a special feature designed to help drivers drive more efficiently. It coaches drivers into better driving habits by providing real time visual and audio feedback as to how efficient a driver is driving. The driving coach also provides the driver with a "grade," on how efficiently they drove during a particular trip. This makes driving efficiently, constructive, and fun! Drivers can use the Driving Coach to coach themselves into improved driving habits. Every driver can challenge themselves to be "The perfect driver."
Added horsepower and torque
Improved fuel economy
Easy installation (20-40 minutes)
Free internet updates and upgrades
Monitor and display vehicle parameters (PIDs)
Full Color display with multiple color themes
User set daytime and nightime driving modes
Display current gear on vehicles with auto trans.
Vehicle specific download features
Defuel based on user set safety parameters
Read and Erase Diagnostic Trouble Codes
Display instant fuel economy and trip fuel economy
Bought the Gt Platinum Gas Tuner for my 99' Silverado that's lifted 12 inches on 40/15.50 Mud Grapplers and it turns them like their stock, the power difference is truly remarkable along with the smoothness between shifts. Absolutely love the tuner and would recommend to anyone looking for a tuner for their vehicle!!!
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Most Popular Questions
Can I disconnect the Bully Dog after installing the tune?
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Yes, the BullyDog does not have to stay connected to the truck for the tune to be present in the ECM.
Will this fit a 1994 chevy silverado k1500 6.5 turbo diesel? It really needs it! I'm not seeing in the chart. But I have to ask because if there is one motor that really needs the buulydog it's the 1994-2000 chevy 6.5 diesel engines.
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No, the Bully Dog 40417 GT Platinum Gas Downloader will not work with the 6.5L trucks.
How much will the chip improve my fuel milage Fueligibility economy
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Typical gains can be anywhere from 1 - 4 MPGs. Fuel economy increases can vary between your choices in products, but it really depends on your driving habits and the conditions of your vehicle to see the best gains in MPG. Checking your air filter regularly for optimum flow, making sure tires are at the manufacturers recommended pressure, keeping your bed empty to reduce weight, avoiding wide open throttle starts from a stop, breaking early as you come to a stop, and achieving a more complete burn on your fuel are some steps to help fuel economy. Achieving a more complete burn is something you’ll accomplish with the addition of a programmer, exhaust and intake regardless of the manufactures you choose.
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This product is not legal for sale or street use in California. Certain aftermarket products are subject to governmental emission standards regulated by the California Air Resources Board. In order for these products to be legal on a specific vehicle in California, the part number must receive a CARB Executive Order (EO) number. This number makes the part legal for use only on specific years, makes and models of vehicles. A decal with CARB EO number for these parts must be displayed in the engine bay to satisfy smog inspection requirements.