PHP Hydra

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Power Hungry Performance Hydra 17 Position Chip for Ford Powerstroke 7.3L 1994-2003

The Hydra Chip includes 17 total memory slots for tuning presets (15 tuning presets, NO START, and MODULE BYPASS) to get the most performance and efficiency out of your truck no matter where or how you are driving! On the old, 6-position knob-style chip, you could never tell what preset you were running unless you counted the knob's clicks. On the new Hydra Chip, you can always see what tuning program you are running with its convenient LED switchbox. Using the up and down buttons on the switchbox, you can change your tuning preset on the fly.

When you purchase the Hydra Chip, you will have the ability to load 15 specific tunes for your truck make/year. The Software program is a FREE Download. This Download will allow access to the complete inventory of PHP Standard 7.3L Tunes all at no additional charge. The USB connection on the Hydra Chip itself will allow you to load tuning presets to your chip without having to take it to a dealer or send it back to PHP! Just plug it into your computer and download your selections.

This feature is especially helpful if you order a custom tune from Power Hungry Diesel--they can email you the file (which is specific to your serial number) and you can install it yourself from the comfort of your home! If you purchase the in-truck USB dash adapter, you can even plug your laptop into the chip from your cab while it is still installed in your truck!


  • Hydra Chip package includes the chip, digital switch, ribbon cable, and 6ft. USB cable.
  • 17 TOTAL POSITIONS including built-in Module Bypass (for diagnostics or emissions testing) and No-Start
  • Easy to read TWO DIGIT removable display switch that mounts on any flat surface for maximum convenience
  • Optional dash-mounted USB cable and bracket for permanent installation
  • Program/reprogram the chip using the optional USB extension cable and bracket
  • Supports most competitors’ calibrations
  • Fully compatible with PATS-equipped vehicles
  • Update and Reprogram ONLINE using our FREE HydraFlash™ software
  • Choose from our extensive library of standard calibrations
  • Program and Verify ONE or MORE positions with one click
  • Program calibrations in ANY POSITION(s) — or leave ANY positions blank!
  • A single position takes less than 20 seconds to Program and Verify
  • Read the factory PCM calibration directly through the chip
  • Print out your own customized calibration list
  • Update chip online with new features as they become available

    Stock or Modified Stock Useful for emissions or diagnostic purposes
    25hp Extremely Heavy Tow 12,500+ pounds
    40hp Heavy Tow 10,000 -12,500 pounds
    65hp Moderate Tow 7,500 - 10,000 pounds
    80hp Light Tow Up to 7,500 pounds
    65hp Daily Driver Good for all-around daily driving and economy
    80hp Daily Driver
    65hp Performance A little more aggressive than a Daily Driver while still
    maintaining manageable smoke output
    80hp Performance
    100hp Performance*
    100hp Race* Play time! Offers a more aggressive fuel curve for
    improved low RPM response and top end power
    120hp Race*
    140hp Extreme* This is as big as it gets! (On stock injectors, anyway)
    High Idle - 1,000rpm Ideal for PTO operation or for faster warm-ups.
    We do not recommend exceeding 1,200rpm for safety reasons.
    High Idle - 1,100rpm
    High Idle - 1,200rpm
    Whisper Mode™ Hit the drive-thru and place your order or do your banking
    without having to shut off your truck
    Valet Mode 25 mph Lowers the speed limiter
    Valet Mode 35 mph
    Valet Mode 45 mph
    Teen Driver™ 65mph Locks the speed limiter at 65mph
    Teen Driver™ 75mph Locks the speed limiter at 75 mph


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22 Reviews

  • 5
    Great Product

    Posted by Colby Ellis on Jul 30th 2021

    Great product. I have one on all three of my 7.3s.

  • 5
    hydra tuner 7.3 powerstroke 1997 F350 4x4 6 speed

    Posted by Bill Brand on Jul 23rd 2021

    Just had it on a couple of days. Set on 3 out of 4 , I think it's a 85 horse setting. Really like the response, I can tell the torque has gotten better. Looking forward to seeing how the fuel mileage is affected..

  • 5
    PHP Hydra

    Posted by Rick H on May 8th 2021

    Huge improvement over my Bullydog. Overall better performance and shifting can't wait to see if MPG is improved too.

  • 5
    Php Hydra f350

    Posted by Larry Randolph on Jan 22nd 2021

    Very happy with the hydra. Great power and the shift points are much better than my edge programmer. Love it overall.

  • 5
    Hydra chip

    Posted by Hunter Ritter on Jan 14th 2021

    Best chip in the industry, easy install just make sure you get all the crap off the pcm

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