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View Poll Results: WHOS TUNE
toms tune 177 62.77%
fswerks 73 25.89%
other: who did it? pros/cons 32 11.35%
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Old 03-29-2010, 11:01 PM   #1
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tune ,who to go with

nlw BEFORE this turns into a full out brawl im sure me and all the moderators on this site wont have any bashing of this thread so before i post my questions and concerns think before you type!!!!!!! i know this is gonna set ppl off on a tangent i just want your experience and THATS ALL!!!

now i would like ppls pros and cons between toms tune
and fswerks tune or other tunes

what you liked/disliked about the TUNE NOT THE TUNER (eg tom and randy)

i dont want fingers pointed or anything i just wanna no how your tune ran and your pros and cons to the tune if youv had both

i will also make this a poll so to refrain from bashing you can also pick on the poll

now i know tom is the "home tuner" so hell have favourtisim just be honesnt AND KEEP IT CLEAN

EDIT: mods if this gets out of hand close it please


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Old 03-30-2010, 12:18 AM   #2
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I have had tom's tune for over two years now. I have had him adjust it a bit, my hanging idle didn't want to go away. After it warms up the car likes to lope at Idle and every once in a while the car will cut off when coming up to a stop light, but I believe that it does that just because he got rid of the hanging Idle. I love the tune. It doesn't give you much if any more power, but it gives you more power lower in the rpm range giving you better driveability and more fun.
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Old 03-30-2010, 12:50 AM   #3
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I voted "Other", I had Ray at McNews Automotive dyno tune my '07. As for Pros vs Cons, it's all Pros with McNews. They have the BEST customer service, do great with not only the Zetec, SPI, and Duratec but they do Mustangs, Rangers, and other Ford Products. Ray and his team is straight-up honest with every single one of their customers. They are an Old School Focus Tuner, and did many "McNews Edition" Foci for local dealerships back in the day. They have tuned many Foci, probably easily over 100 under their belt, and to my knowledge have NOT blown one up yet. They are also a Ford Racing Dealer and have other connections as far as Focus Parts go. Ask anyone in the Mid-Atlantic that has had their Foci tuned by them and they will say the same.

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Old 05-08-2010, 04:19 PM   #4
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I Say Ray's Mcnewsautomotive.com Ray Tunes & Dyno My 02 Zetec He Did A Hell Of A Great Job, I Sent My Zetec To Puerto Rico And Everyone Asked Is It Standard I Say No It's Fully Automatic. Thumbs Up For The Guy's @ Mcnews
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Old 03-30-2010, 01:02 AM   #5
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Old 03-30-2010, 01:55 AM   #6
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I Vote Toms Tune LOL I have had it sence 2000 on many Foci both ZX3 and SVT and love it

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Tom gives free tune updates as you add more mods for both his NA and FI tunes , Does not charge extra for looking at datalogs

Tom Tunes with both Diablosport and SCT Giving his customers more options to choose from

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Tom gives free tune updates as you add more mods for both his NA and FI tunes , Does not charge extra for looking at datalogs

Tom Tunes with both Diablosport and SCT Giving his customers more options to choose from
I had toms tune in my SVT Focus years ago, and when I came back into a Focus ST I had NO DOUBT whos tune would be running my car! I have never had problems with bucking, stumbling, etc with any of his tunes, THEY WORK! And seriously, FREE N/A UPDATES?! thats dedication.

Tom is also a fountain of information, and he's willing to share. Ask him anything and he will respond within the day.

I personally thank Tom for everything he does for this site and everyone thats a part of it!
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Old 10-11-2011, 07:31 PM   #8
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Just got a tune from tom again, I went from having my car as a 1/4 mile runner to a Full on audio car. Tom helped me setup firmer shift points for my extra weight im carrying around , and also informed me of much i did not know about my vehicles electrical system . +1 for him any day
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I currently have no tune, but after reading through this entire thread, I can say I love Tom's attitude and will be getting in touch with him soon.
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LOL, I will defenetly be going with Tom's tune, free tune updates for life? That's crazy, nobody else will do that.
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