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About 2014--2018+ Chevrolet Silverado - 5.3L - Advantage+

TRIFECTA 2014--2018+ Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra
Gen V V8, 5.3L, 6.2L, 2WD, 4WD, AWD


6 speed automatic and 8 speed automatic


Detailed power gains (measured at the wheels, dynojet chassis dyno)


5.3L gains: up to +28 ft-lbs torque, +20 horsepower (peak gains of up to 24 ft-lbs torque, +19 horsepower)
6.2L gains: up to +45 ft-lbs torque, +22 horsepower (peak gains of up to 31 ft-lbs torque, +16 horsepower)


Improved power assists with towing and support other modifications (larger wheels/tires)
Added "sport" mode gives the truck a sporty feel and improves responsiveness


TRIFECTA presents: Chevrolet Silverado / GMC Sierra (Gen V V8, 5.3L, 6.2L) MY2014--2018+ Powertrain Calibration Reprogramming (flash tune)


TRIFECTA is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the 2014--2018+ Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra vehicle software recalibration (reflash) for vehicles utilizing either the 5.3L V8 or the 6.2L V8 with either the 8 speed automatic transmission (8L90 / RPO:M5U) or the 6 speed automatic transmission (6L80 / RPO:MYC). Two wheel drive (2WD), four wheel drive (4WD) and all wheel drive (AWD) variants are supported. Specific gains over factory calibration are up to (uncorrected) 45lb-ft of torque and 19 horsepower with no vehicle modifications beyond the updated software calibration.


TRIFECTA's 2014--2018+ full size truck recalibration is complimented by a fully developed 6-speed or 8-speed (depending on application) automatic transmission calibration to support the increased power delivery profile and to offer dramatically improved driving characteristics from everyday driving maneuvers to towing and hauling. The complete powertrain calibration also includes ESC (Stabilitrak) and, for four/all wheel drive (4WD/AWD) equipped models, TCCM (transfer case control module) program enhancements.


All 2014--2018+ full size truck calibrations also include TRIFECTA's exclusive "tri-mode" DSVM (driver selectable vehicle modes). Choose between TRIFECTA Sport mode, tow/haul mode, or ECO mode, on the fly using existing vehicle controls (see full details below).


Specifications of the TRIFECTA Performance 2014--2018+ full size truck ECM software reprogramming:


-Fuel economy is improved (up to 2.4MPG observed), dependent on fuel grade and driving conditions
-Retains all GM OE diagnostics and ECM functionality
-Retains all OE error code reporting and functionality
-Emissions readiness checks are present; emissions compliant
-Maintains functionality of ABS and TC systems
-Knock detection mechanisms and OE engine knock detection sensitivity is retained
-Return to stock functionality included with flash loader
-Full flex-fuel / E85 features retained
-Tested on all available grades of fuel (87, 89, 91, 92, and 93 octane) and ethanol blends from 10% to 85%

TRIFECTA Performance Active Fuel Management (PAFM) (Advantage+ or Elite package)


The L83 offers V8/V4 mode. GM has succeeded in making V8/V4 transitions (AFM, or Active Fuel Management as GM calls it) extremely smooth, such that in most cases they can't be noticed. However, some customers may have exhaust or other modifications that cause the truck to produce an undesirable exhaust note while in V4 mode. TRIFECTA exclusively offers three options with regard to adjusting AFM parameters with this product:

  • AFM available/active in all drive modes (default)
  • AFM disabled in Sport mode
  • AFM disabled entirely

Advantage+ and Elite customers may request AFM behavior changes when ordering their product.

Specifications of the TRIFECTA Performance 2014--2018+ full size truck 6-Speed / 8-Speed automatic transmission TCM calibration software reprogramming:


-Added vehicle drive modes (TF Sport, tow/haul, and stock)
-Improved shift times in adverse shift patterns
-Improved shift logic - shifts are progressive and purposeful
-Does not shorten transmission life or increase cooling requirements
-Retains all OE diagnostics and TCM functionality
-Retains all OE error code reporting and functionality


Supplementary Featureset of the TRIFECTA Performance 2014--2018+ full size truck powertrain calibration software reprogramming:


-TRIFECTA Interactive Driver Selectable Vehicle Mode (Select-a-Tune MKII):


-Cruise System Armed = ECO
-Cruise System Disarmed = Sport
-Tow/Haul = TRIFECTA Enhanced Tow/Haul Mode (Overrides Cruise System Selection)


-TRIFECTA ECO Mode: Up to 2.4 MPG improvement by dedicated TRIFECTA ECO mode prioritizing fuel economy in engine calibration profile and transmission shift strategy
-Alternative Driver Profiles layout included with individualized calibration
-TRIFECTA Octane Adaptive MKII featureset will bias for lower octane fuels (multi dimensional airflow knock and timing decay tables, not just high/low)
-Improved fuel economy while towing with alternative TOW/HAUL mode
Installation Notes:


-Estimated installation time of ~20 minutes
-Premium fuel is recommended for maximum power output, but not required


Additional information and availability:


- This powertrain calibration includes a TRIFECTA powertrain calibration file specific to your vehicle and includes a flash loader device
- Powertrain calibrations currently exist for North American vehicles only, with more regions to follow


The TRIFECTA Advantage+ Calibration is meant for vehicles that have modified final drive ratios and/or tire swaps. With this product, customers can request calibration adjustments to correct speedometer / shifting problems introduced by changing front/rear axle gear ratios and/or tire sizes.

Shipping Options

Shipping options and prices may vary depending on the total value of your order. Your final shipping price will be determined at checkout.

Options shown are based on your estimated location.

  • $15.00 - Ground (United States) (1-5 days)
  • $40.00 - 2nd Business Day (M-F, No Sat/Sun Delivery, US Only) (2 business days)
  • $80.00 - Next Business Day (M-F, No Sat/Sun Delivery, US Only) (1 business day)
  • FREE - I already own an EZ Flash cable. (Cable must have TRIFECTA logo sticker)

Shipping Size

  • Size
    8.69 in × 5.44 in × 1.75 in
  • Weight
    1 lb


   2 of 2 members found this review helpful 2 / 2 members

Firstly, this company is phenominal! The customer service and quick response is worth the tune hands down. Secondly, the power i get from sport mode never ceases to amaze me. From a dead stop I can disable traction control and punch the accelerator in sport mode to lose myself a little tread. Additionally, my truck has the Bi-Modal engine which means while cruising it hits 4 cyl regularly and will sometimes shift back and forth to 8 cylinders and 4 cylinders to save on either power or fuel economy. This presents a few problems. On the stock setup the truck tended to have an occasional "Hard shift", which means that if it was going back into 8 cyl mode at the same time as the transmission was shifting gears you might think someone just bumped you from behind. It was truly a HARD shift. I have also seen a lot of discussion about the bi-modal setup being hard on the oil pump and more specifically causing the vehicle to burn oil later in it's lifecycle. To remedy all of these issues i asked a representative if they could tune my truck to NEVER go into 4 cyl mode. They did and man i have to tell you, what a difference it has made. Im talking no more hard shifts, no more lag between acceleration when in 4 cyl mode. Plus the fuel economy has only been effected by coming down from about 16.5-17 mpg to 16 mpg. The 4 cyl mode just wasn't worth it in my opinion. However the Trifecta Tune I purchased has REALLY been worth the price and I couldn't be happier. I just wish I could get a little sticker or decal for my back window. For sure worth the purchase. If you are on the fence, get this one!

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