tune ,who to go with - Page 19 - Focus Fanatics
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Focus Fanatics > Ford Focus Tech Discussions > Focus Tuning Chat

Focus Tuning Chat Discuss performance tuning options for your Ford Focus.

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
Ford Focus Tire & Wheels FocusFanatics Merchandise

View Poll Results: WHOS TUNE
toms tune 177 62.77%
fswerks 73 25.89%
other: who did it? pros/cons 32 11.35%
Voters: 282. You may not vote on this poll

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-20-2012, 09:46 AM   #181
Racerbox77
Focus Enthusiast
 
Racerbox77's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Fan#: 91184
Location: C-town, OH
What I Drive: 1993 Mustang SVT Cobra

Posts: 131
FF Reputation: 2 Racerbox77 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Quote:
Originally Posted by 1turbofocus View Post
Ahhh but this is where my tune differs from fs , I dont do canned tunes , but you got a canned cookie cutter off the shelf tune , If you had been my customer when your enitial tune or when you installed your A/F gauge you would of sent me a datalog and I woud of made changes (FREE) and sent tunes back to you , you then would of had a full CUSTOM tune , Yes I send my first tunes out fat this keeps the engine safe why we make your CUSTOM tune which you didnt get

fs wants to charge 300.00 MORE if you add NA mods and do datalogs , this is a service you get for FREE from me along with taking over your PC and setting up the livelink and doing the first datalog like I was sitting in the car with you , I also help down the road with customers having issues totaly not related to there tune and see logs to help then find the issues , all services other shops/tuners do not offer

Racebox77 for 150.00 you can step away from the dark side and get you a real custom tune with FREE tune updates as you add more NA mods

Tom
Thank you for the offer Tom.
I didn't data log the car. I simply put my wideband in last night for testing purposes.
To keep this fair FSWERKS did offer to tweak my tune for free. He hasn't mentioned money at all.
Also if the knock sensor is turned off I really don't care. 29-30 full advance with 93 octane on this compression will be fine.
Again I appreciate Toms offer but I'm not set up to do data logging. If I did Randy already told me he would adjust for free. :beer:

Sent from me
__________________
2004 SVTF ZX5 Competition Orange 1 OF 51 Build #914
1993 Mustang Cobra 1 OF 4993 Run's 10's
Racerbox77 is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 05-20-2012, 08:27 PM   #182
1turbofocus
FF Affiliate
 
1turbofocus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Fan#: 1123
Location: Belmont, NC
What I Drive: 2000 ZX3 / 2002 SVT Turbocharged

Posts: 21,766
FF Reputation: 153 1turbofocus Excellent Standing Member 1turbofocus Excellent Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (28)
Fair enough , I would still check the knock sensor , its a must on that engine to be working properly and datalogged , 10.2 on 93 is borderline and you should NEVER be seeing 30 deg timing at WOT on the SVT , 25-26 is a good # at WOT on the SVT upper rpm

Tom
__________________
Focus-Power: Your #1 Source for Ford Focus Speed, Tuning & Performance!

Customer Support
AIM: hpdyno
Email: hpdyno@aol.com
Phone: 704-249-3745
Site: focus-power.com

Elder 1turbofocus
1turbofocus is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 05-23-2012, 09:07 PM   #183
Jmoorer5
Focus Enthusiast
 
Jmoorer5's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Fan#: 88981
Location: Belleville, MI
What I Drive: 2003 Screaming Yellow SVT w/JRSC

Posts: 72
FF Reputation: 1 Jmoorer5 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
Calling Tom tomorrow

Tom, I'll be callin you tomorrow so I can be another customer of yours. Do you have experience tuning JRSC.
Jmoorer5 is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 05-23-2012, 10:16 PM   #184
Racerbox77
Focus Enthusiast
 
Racerbox77's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Fan#: 91184
Location: C-town, OH
What I Drive: 1993 Mustang SVT Cobra

Posts: 131
FF Reputation: 2 Racerbox77 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Quote:
Originally Posted by 1turbofocus View Post
Fair enough , I would still check the knock sensor , its a must on that engine to be working properly and datalogged , 10.2 on 93 is borderline and you should NEVER be seeing 30 deg timing at WOT on the SVT , 25-26 is a good # at WOT on the SVT upper rpm

Tom
I dont hear knock, got my AF between 13.6-13.2 at 29' and it feels great (for a Slocus) 10:1 on 93 with 30 degrees shouldn't be a problem at least not with other cars.
Tom have you seen these cars lose power and/or detonate over 26'?

Sent from me
__________________
2004 SVTF ZX5 Competition Orange 1 OF 51 Build #914
1993 Mustang Cobra 1 OF 4993 Run's 10's
Racerbox77 is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 05-24-2012, 09:36 AM   #185
1turbofocus
FF Affiliate
 
1turbofocus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Fan#: 1123
Location: Belmont, NC
What I Drive: 2000 ZX3 / 2002 SVT Turbocharged

Posts: 21,766
FF Reputation: 153 1turbofocus Excellent Standing Member 1turbofocus Excellent Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (28)
send me a datalog

Tom
__________________
Focus-Power: Your #1 Source for Ford Focus Speed, Tuning & Performance!

Customer Support
AIM: hpdyno
Email: hpdyno@aol.com
Phone: 704-249-3745
Site: focus-power.com

Elder 1turbofocus
1turbofocus is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 05-24-2012, 10:32 AM   #186
Racerbox77
Focus Enthusiast
 
Racerbox77's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Fan#: 91184
Location: C-town, OH
What I Drive: 1993 Mustang SVT Cobra

Posts: 131
FF Reputation: 2 Racerbox77 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Can't datalog at this time. Don't have a firewire and my laptops battery is toast.

Sent from me
__________________
2004 SVTF ZX5 Competition Orange 1 OF 51 Build #914
1993 Mustang Cobra 1 OF 4993 Run's 10's
Racerbox77 is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 05-24-2012, 10:49 AM   #187
mac.mogul
Focus Fanatic
 
mac.mogul's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Fan#: 90409
Location: Wichita, KS
What I Drive: 2011 Sterling Grey SES Sedan

Posts: 3,702
FF Reputation: 13 mac.mogul Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Okay instead of making a thread I'll post in here.

I already have an SCT X3 that I used with my Mustang. Its unlocked and I haven't been able to find anyone to sell it to so I figure I'll just use it on the Focus.

Who would be the best to work with? I know most tuners don't like to tune on devices they did not sell, or if they do they charge more for some reason...
__________________
2011 SES 5spd #006 >> SR #213

What other people think of me is none of my business.
mac.mogul is online now  
    Reply With Quote
Old 05-25-2012, 03:31 PM   #188
ZXthrizzle05
TURBO ZX3
 
ZXthrizzle05's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Fan#: 24434
Location: Marysville, WA
What I Drive: 2007 mazda 3 I sport, TURBO ZX3

Posts: 8,425
FF Reputation: 6 ZXthrizzle05 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (11)
Tom sir
__________________
FF MODERATOR
RISE AGAIN EGGYOLK130 WHP 124 WTQ ZETEC CREW #271
RIFF CREW
TURBO DYNO COMING SOON
ZXthrizzle05 is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 06-13-2012, 08:33 PM   #189
04ZX3
Focus Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Fan#: 90071
Location: Nowhere, United States
What I Drive: 2004 Black ZX3 D23

Posts: 129
FF Reputation: 1 04ZX3 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
Tom's Tune!

Just wrapped up my first datalogging and tuning sessions with Tom and it was great. He's easy to work with and super fast with sending updated tunes. Also, you simply can NOT beat free tune updates; that kind of deal is awesome. I recommend him and his service to everyone who's looking to tune their Fofo
__________________
2004 Black ZX3 D23: Steeda SRI, Fswerks Header, Fswerks Race Exhaust w/ vibrant HFC and Resonator, Eibach Pro Springs & Dampers, Tom's 93 Octane Tune

D23 Crew #31
04ZX3 is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 07-05-2012, 07:20 PM   #190
focusedaddiction
2focusedracing
 
focusedaddiction's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Fan#: 23787
Location: Great Falls, MT
What I Drive: 2003 sangria red 5spd. ZX3Turbo

Posts: 1,799
FF Reputation: 4 focusedaddiction Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (14)
TOM'S tunes....... are outstanding, just finished round 2 on my larger turbo & intercooler . very friendly as always & had me up & running in no time and finished up in a week. my car feels FANTASTIC, i'm running less boost than my tiny old turbo and the car is waaaay faster now. Can't wait to hit the next race !!
I would recommend tom to anyone wanting an excellent Quality tune !!!
P.S. I can't wait to turn the boost up later down the road!
focusedaddiction is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks & Social Networks
-->
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:18 PM.


Copyright 2002-2014 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Terms of Use : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Acura TLX or Fiesta ST. You can find all Ford Focus and Focus ST related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area.