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02-16-2012 06:56 PM
badazz2010focus EFI LIVE AND HP TUNERS are both laptop based software mainly for diesels and the LS series based motors.
02-12-2012 02:12 PM
Focusalaska
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Originally Posted by Focus On Me View Post
So I could return the ecu to stock and then back to performance after I'm done with the stealership?
Yes you can . I do it all the time.
02-12-2012 12:37 PM
Focus On Me
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Originally Posted by 1turbofocus View Post
Yes you can return the ECU to stock at any time and then the xcal can be used on another car

Tom
So I could return the ecu to stock and then back to performance after I'm done with the stealership?
02-12-2012 12:33 PM
1turbofocus Yes you can return the ECU to stock at any time and then the xcal can be used on another car

Tom
02-12-2012 10:41 AM
Focus On Me
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I've always wondered the same, and no you can't use someone's tune. When you flash the tune to the car, the stock tune gets stored on the flasher. Also the flasher marries itself to the car so it will only flash that car. Sucks I know, it was one of the first things I thought about back in the day. Those dreams were squashed real fast
Does this mean that you can re-tune to factory specifications? Like if you ever have to take it to the dealer?
02-04-2012 11:53 AM
03OrangeSVT HEck most of the Mustangs guys arent even using MS anymore, I hear QuarterHorse is alot better.
02-04-2012 08:16 AM
kwillett
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MS, in any current form, is archaic compared to the stock Focus ECU programming.


There is computer software/cables out the to tune Fords, but it costs more than the tuner and tune itself.


Odds are if you can't afford a tuner/tune, then you don't need one. Quit being a cheap ass.
no need to be hostile guy....
02-04-2012 06:26 AM
iminhell MS, in any current form, is archaic compared to the stock Focus ECU programming.


There is computer software/cables out the to tune Fords, but it costs more than the tuner and tune itself.


Odds are if you can't afford a tuner/tune, then you don't need one. Quit being a cheap ass.
02-04-2012 02:30 AM
mikebontoft I'm kinda glad they don't do it that way...... if they did, everyone and his dog would be trying to make their car run "great" and end up destroying the crap out of it or defeating emissions or just making it run like crap in general. If it came that way from the factory then there would be so many lawsuits that they would prevent people from trying to tune them again like that. Hooray for stupidity.


BTW megasquirt is awesome and costs near as much. THAT is a ton of tuning from your laptop http://www.diyautotune.com/catalog/d...kit-p-421.html

Aren't they unlocked when they are "unmarried" from the vehicle the tune is installed on? I know it's no good that way because it was traded in though.
02-04-2012 01:43 AM
sleepyboy Well good luck with the convincing, you'll need it lol
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