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Old 12-03-2012, 01:45 AM   #11
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I don't know how he's planning to tune it he just told me Btw, I should be able to tune your car in the next weeks... Didn't asked for more infos as I'm not planning to tune it before april... Sorry!
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Old 12-03-2012, 08:56 AM   #12
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Why kind of tuning does he offer? That would help us. SCT? Diablo? Something else?
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Old 12-03-2012, 11:07 AM   #13
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I'd love to say pics or it didn't happen... Instead I say call your tuner NOW... You can't dangle that kind of info in front of this crowd and then just say, "I don't know, sorry"!!!
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Old 12-04-2012, 10:57 AM   #14
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A small fraction of the 8000 units (estimated production for the 13 ST afaik) which at $300 each assuming they sold tuners to 100% of the STs is only worth $2,400,000 vs the 240+ k North American MK3s sold to date of which if even 10% wanted a tune that's 24k units. 24k x 300 =$7,200,000 in potential profit/ sales. That assumed only a 10% take rate vs a 100% ST take rate at a presumed production value for the ST vs an estimate of standard cars sold in the U.S. alone in 2012 (excluding the 12's in 2011).
Seems they should reconsider their marketing methods. I imagine ford wouldn't allow it though or there would already be faster mk3s than stock sts for cheaper and they don't want that.
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Old 12-04-2012, 11:39 AM   #15
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no ones tuning the non st mk3 we all know this already... dude didn't stumble on some random guy that has unlocked the ECU without notifying the focus comunity.

unless he is the one mechanic on the face of the planet that doesn't like to make money.
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