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Old 02-13-2013, 08:01 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by simonfocus View Post
Does anyone have experiences using softwares in chip tuning and engine optimization?
Are they easy to work with and can they give a proper solution to optimize the engines?

thanks in advance
Yes and Yes,
You asked in general and my response is not Focus specific.
Ease of work I guess depends in the chip design. My application allows changes with just the use of the gas pedal and a reader device. Chips have improved like most things. One chip for example allows user adjustments:

1 = WOT A/F Ratio - 1st/2nd gear
2 = WOT A/F Ratio - 3rd/4th gear
3 = Mid Boost A/F Ratio - all gears (part throttle)
4 = Base WOT fuel
5 = Spark Timing Offset - 1st/2nd gear
6 = Spark Timing Offset - 3rd/4th gear
7 = WOT TCC Lock MPH
8 = Base Mid Boost fuel (3 to 14psi)

I'm running in the 10's (not Focus) on a chip and love it. Most running faster go stand alone for complete control.
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