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Old 09-10-2012, 02:49 AM   #71
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The new st is tune protected and the software is pretty much uncrackable.
'pretty much uncrackable'... oh please, don't repeat that, it will get worked out, the timeline will depend on demand, cause demand = $ at stake.
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Old 09-10-2012, 11:29 AM   #72
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There was also talk the Nissan GT-R was uncrackable too and it wasn't.
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The new st is tune protected and the software is pretty much uncrackable.
Pretty much uncrackable...said no software engineer ever
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Old 09-10-2012, 05:31 PM   #75
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If tuners could've made a business case for making a unit for my Lincoln Zephyr, I'm PRETTY sure they'll jump at cracking open a ST.

It's a shame We don't have a universal access a la VAGCOM to change certain things on our own.
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The new st is tune protected and the software is pretty much uncrackable.
rightttttt thats what they say now a days about most new tuner cars and look at their history...
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'pretty much uncrackable'... oh please, don't repeat that, it will get worked out, the timeline will depend on demand, cause demand = $ at stake.
Contacted buddy's at fswerks and they said they are already on top of tuning it
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Old 09-26-2012, 03:51 PM   #79
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That's it? I expected at least 13.9
13.9? A Mustang V6 runs high 13's. Mid 14's makes sense for the ST.
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Old 09-27-2012, 12:27 PM   #80
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3200+ pound car getting mid to low 14s isnt bad. take out some weight exhaust upgrade maybe better intake and ignition and you could be seeing high 13s to low 14s.

all depends on how the car takes to bolt ons and of course loosing 200+pounds will shave some time off that. take the spare tire and stock sub out, back seat, door panels, trunk carpet gotta be able to atleast get .1-.3 faster on the 1/4 mile. a few bolt ons to shred another .1-.3 off and for a decent price you could have a nice quick daily driver.
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