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Cortex has all the perks of Flashpaq - insane horsepower and torque gains, several power levels and user-tunable options for your Ford F-150 - in a sleek, upgraded, hand-held unit. Plus the multi-VIN feature lets you tune 2 models of the same make.
You are sure to achieve noticeable gains in your Ford F-150's performance with Cortex, the premium hand-held performance tuner from Superchips. See huge increases in torque and horsepower and improved fuel economy, and keep close track of your engine with the advanced diagnostic feature. This performance module provides you with several tuning possibilities that boost performance no matter what kind of driving you are doing. And you can tune two cars with one device thanks to Cortex's multi-VIN capability.
Note: Not all tunes, features or monitored parameters are available for all applications. Available features will pop up automatically on the display once the Cortex is plugged into your Ford F-150. Second VIN tuning is available as part of a software package which can be purchased from manufacturer.
|Extreme||X||Maximize power for ultimate performance gains||Not recommended for towing|
Available on select diesel applications only
|Performance||X||X||Boost power to maximize engine and transmission performance||Octane requirements vary|
|Tow Performance||X||X||Get extra power for mid-range towing performance||Octane requirements vary|
|Tow Safe||X||X||Boost power for optimum towing performance; limit reflects maximum OEM towing recommendation||Octane requirements vary|
|Transmission Only||X||X||Optimize towing performance for transmission only||Available on select applications|
|HP4 for Ford Supercharged Lightning||X||Support a 2.8" upper pulley to raise the boost level||91-Octane fuel or better is required|
|87-Octane||X||Optimize performance for engine and transmission using 87-octane fuel only||87-Octane fuel is required|
|Stock with Options||X||X||Maintain factory settings while allowing for user-selected changes||Engine and transmission tuning will not be available; only user-selected options will be installed|
|Stock||X||X||Return to stock settings for emissions inspections or trips to the dealership||None|
With the Cortex tuner, you can raise the stock speed limit setting on your Ford F-150, and you can recalibrate your factory speedometer to correct for various tire sizes. Also, this performance module lets you lift the restrictions on your rev limiter to allow for maximum rotational speed, increasing power.
If you have aftermarket performance products - such as a cold air intake, upgraded exhaust, performance air filter or throttle body spacer - you may be worried that your Ford F-150 will not be compatible with these additions. But you can use Cortex to get the most out of these parts. If you need custom tuning for these upgrades, you can download hard-part-specific tunes from the online Superchips store.
Cortex lets you adjust transmission shift points and pressure to improve your Ford F-150's acceleration while minimizing wear and tear on your shift plates. With Cortex, you can also purchase advanced transmission performance tunes from the online Superchips store. Purchase tunes to adjust shift schedules and get advanced tuning options for each shift schedule as well as adjustable parameters within each shift point.
Any time that you boost your engine's power, you should monitor the engine and transmission to avoid damage. With Cortex, you can keep tabs on vital engine data. This performance module also reads and clears diagnostic trouble codes, which ensures that you know exactly what's going on with your Ford F-150 at all times.
The data-logging feature of Cortex lets you record, display and save 1/4-mile times so that you can keep track of your Ford F-150's performance.
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