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Old 07-05-2012, 10:53 PM   #191
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I have been running an scca Racecar, Tom set up my first tune, ran into some problems which he assisted in diag and has created two additional tunes, best of all he puts up with my stupid questions, deals with the computer glitches on my end and always has a smile in his voice, ps, I work at a ford dealership and his knowledge base is amazing, GO WITH TOM.
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Old 07-05-2012, 11:01 PM   #192
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I got mine at "Other" (McNews) ... it's been awesome ever since!
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Old 07-07-2012, 04:15 PM   #193
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Tom is it the same price for all tunes? I have an 08 duratec 2.0l. no F-I mods. Just bolt ons so far. price?
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Old 07-09-2012, 02:03 AM   #194
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Toms tune all day. The tune speaks for itself. Favorite mod to date. Free updates for life and great customer service! You can't beat that!
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Old 07-10-2012, 01:22 PM   #195
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Did you guys see any kind of mpg gain with your tunes?
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Old 08-03-2012, 02:36 AM   #196
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Hi , i drive a focus st 170 i havent had any tuning done cos im in sunny South África , i am gna go with tom , i trust him ,he answers even my silliest of questions on the svt forum , as soon as Toms ready i am
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Old 08-12-2012, 04:44 AM   #197
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Will be ordering from Tom tomorrow. I hope we can get my car tuned in time for Ford Fest!
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Old 09-09-2012, 12:45 AM   #198
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Go with Tom's Tune all the way!

If I knew it was going to make that much of a change for my 02 SVT, I would never had hesitated! I heard the same from others, but like everybody, I was skeptic, I should never have been! Tom is a great guy, very dedicated to his customers and always looking forward to help. You pay once, and he will always be there, as long as you stay N/A. I would call him anytime, week, week-end and he answers and processes my requests on the fly. This is serious stuff! I even posted something on FF and he was the first to answer and proposing is support by sending him a Log.

I made people jealous at work! :-)

The log itself is totally awesome, day and night compared to the stock tune. More fuel friendly, no more stalls, very smooth, very powerful! You can't go wrong!!

Total cost : 150$, because I had already the XCal2.
I never had money as well spent on a car!

Thank you Tom!!
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Old 09-11-2012, 11:34 AM   #199
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Toms Tune,

After scouring the forum for hours I decided on Toms tune, this was the first time I had ever done an ECU tune to a car so it was all quite new to me. There is actually quite a few things that need to happen to get set up and make it all happen smoothly. The most important piece is having a good tuner on the other end of things especially when it comes to the SVTF and with Toms multiple years experience and 100s of cars tuned I was in very capable hands.

What was really helpful for me was Tom actually logged into my laptop "remotely" as if he were sitting in the car with me, he showed me how to set the data logging up, save files Ect while on the phone at the same time. He has outstanding patience dealing with all the questions that come from a first timer like myself. He really took the time to make sure I got the right tune for my car.

I data logged and installed a total of 3 tunes till Tom and myself were both satisfied with the results and he asked that I touch base with him if I had any problems and to check back with him in a few weeks to let him know how everything was going. Tom is definitely not the guy who sells you a tuner/tune and leaves you hanging in the wind. He makes darn sure you get what you paid for and I can't imagine asking for more than that.

Now let's get to the good stuff. The drive ability of the car has improved dramatically, honestly "pre tune" the car was not even fun to drive. It was gutless out of the whole so bad in fact I was sure I could not tolerate it for any length of time and that's what got me hunting for a resolution in the first place. Post tune this problem is completely gone thank goodness and the drive-ability of the car is greatly improved. More power across the entire power band, much smoother, smoother idle, easy starts. The car is actually fun to drive now.

My impressions all in all are: if you drive an SVTF Toms tune is a "must do" and he really takes care of his customers that also include free updates for life as long as your car is naturally aspirated not to mention your car will have a renewed spirit! You just can't ask for more.

Thanks Tom!
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Old 09-12-2012, 01:43 PM   #200
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Tom. Hands down.
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