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Old 03-31-2010, 07:16 PM   #21
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^^^if i dont go with the tune till i got boosted will it kill the engine????should i bother installign the wideband now or wait to till i can get the turbo on so i dont waste the bung??? like i said it'll be a very short time NA
Hart to say if or how much you could hurt your engine , I would do the AF gauge first off , then see how it idles , check your logs , see what happens then decide on a tune or not

To get out of your engine what you have spent all the money on you will need a tune

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Old 03-31-2010, 07:24 PM   #22
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Couple of quick questions.

1. What is the difference between the Predator and the XCAL3(other than $24, lol)? More just wondering which would be better for Me(D23) and why.

2. Would it help , hinder or make no difference to hit a local dyno(post tune) for extra info in case You need to tweak things a little? I have access to a dyno locally and can get deeply discounted rates, but if I don't NEED it, I'd rather put the money towards other GO stuff...


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The Predator is for the SVT only other then that they both do the same thing

To adjust the cam gears the dyno is a must , to tune no difference

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Old 03-31-2010, 07:31 PM   #23
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is there anyplace to get an extra bung???? for the o2 sensor
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Old 03-31-2010, 07:43 PM   #24
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tom what would you recommend for this???:
if i built the bottom end and let is sit for a week and a half then built the top end...is it mad to let the bottom end sit or should i be fine on a short time like that???

easier on the bank account...
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many places to buy the o2 bung , the engine sitting for a bit is fine , I would get some plastic bacs and put some papertowels in the bottomg to absorb the moisture , seal it good and keep it dry , can sit months this way

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^^^ agreed. the internals will rust up in a hurry if they are exposed to moisture. it wont do much harm to get a little surface rust if you can clean them before you put everything together. i left my valve cover off for a week when i was doing the timing belt and the cams rusted up something horrible. just keep the moisture out from the start and you wont have to worry with it.

hey i have another question tom. iminhell started a how-to in zetec chat concerning spark plugs and put up a picture of how the NGK plugs are too short to reach all the way into the combustion chamber. i didnt notice that they were shorter than the autolites i was running. any chance i can get you to peek at 2 datalogs with the only difference being the plugs next week to see how big of an impact that makes?
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Well, If you haven`t figured it out by now, Tom knows his sh!t. I have not found any one else who knows the Focus like he does!. The prices cant be beat. Thanks Tom...
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Shouldnt be running NGK anyway , there worthless

A datalog wouldnt show a short plug as much as a dyno would , a shorter plug reduces the engine timing some

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Does that free tune include dyno time by any chance?
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