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Old 10-31-2012, 07:39 PM   #91851
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Because tunes for a n/a svt focus have little to no gains
But it makes the car drive like a whole different car. The stock tune blows
Yeah ... shut up stocktalon




Probably not the appropriate response...but I'm bored.
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Old 10-31-2012, 08:03 PM   #91852
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Because tunes for a n/a svt focus have little to no gains
But it makes the car drive like a whole different car. The stock tune blows
So, the car is set on kill from the factory?
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Old 10-31-2012, 08:06 PM   #91853
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Anyone have a hookup on the YRF0 reflash TSB 03-19-11 ? Or any other options? Pat Milliken wants $100 and leave the car for the day. Reflash doesn't take that long.

It amazes me how the preious owner could live with the lack of power and surging for 9 years and 75k. 5 minutes on google found the answer for me.
I work in Quicklane but in canton, I think we charge half an ht labor and takes about 45min to do. 1/2 hr labor basically $50
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Old 10-31-2012, 08:07 PM   #91854
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Anyone have a hookup on the YRF0 reflash TSB 03-19-11 ? Or any other options? Pat Milliken wants $100 and leave the car for the day. Reflash doesn't take that long.

It amazes me how the preious owner could live with the lack of power and surging for 9 years and 75k. 5 minutes on google found the answer for me.
I work in Quicklane but in canton, I think we charge half an ht labor and takes about 45min to do. 1/2 hr labor basically $50


I have a Svt too, may get that reprogrammed soon but doubt it will do shit. Gets focus sports tune or from turbotom
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Old 10-31-2012, 08:27 PM   #91855
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my buddy got an ST3 blue ST er...we havin the meet tomorrow?
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Old 10-31-2012, 08:29 PM   #91856
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Go to the meet thread doug.....
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Old 10-31-2012, 08:30 PM   #91857
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The biggest issue I noticed was the "Lacks Power On Initial Pull Away" and "Surge Under Light Load Steady State Operation (2000-3500 RPM, All Gears)" Cold and warm.
If the TSB refash fix's this, I'd be happy.

I do see 75% of these problems outlined on the SVTOA site.
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FORD: 2002-2003 FOCUS

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Some 2002-2003 SVT Focus vehicles may exhibit any of the following Conditions:

High Idle Speed On Cold Start
Engine Flare On Gear Change
Surge Under Light Load Steady State Operation (2000-3500 RPM, All Gears) When Warm
Surge Under Light Load Steady State Operation And Accelerations (2000- 3500 RPM, All Gears) When Cold
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Lacks Power On Initial Pull Away
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Old 10-31-2012, 08:35 PM   #91858
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I work in Quicklane but in canton, I think we charge half an ht labor and takes about 45min to do. 1/2 hr labor basically $50
I'll be in Wayne tomorrow. I may swing by if I have time. Does the quick lane offer ford employee discounts?
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Old 10-31-2012, 08:36 PM   #91859
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Get your dealer tune then, but don't say I didn't tell you so

There's a reason everyone and their mother says to get a real tune as a first modification
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Get your dealer tune then, but don't say I didn't tell you so

There's a reason everyone and their mother says to get a real tune as a first modification
I still stand by my "keeping it stock" statement. Tune = Not stock as far as Solo rules are concerned.
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