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Old 05-07-2010, 03:32 PM   #1
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if im gonna get an AF gauge with a tune why?

what is the point? what will it do for me alongside toms tune?

in other words will i need an af gauge to maximize my tune? and if so will i need it rite away or can i wait a few months to save.

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From what Tom has told me, it helps him to zero in your tune to be more exact. Plus when you have modifications on your car, it's nice to know what's going on in all those shiny things so it doesn't randomly blow up and you don't know why.
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the tune he creates will be much better if you can give him a AF to go by
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well im gunna say yes to your question. they are able to "maximize your tune." but only to a certain extent. cai and exhaust, seems pretty simple and i would think it wouldn't throw your car very off track as far as ur a/f...

i think our tuners available here on the forum, like Tom and Randy, have plenty of first hand "Focus" experience and can "eyeball" those tunes pretty dead on. I think its more when you get a little deeper into your engine and cars start to vary in the way they react to those parts. then in which case a a/f gauge would most definitely be recommended.

well this is my thoughts at least. maybe Tom can give his say.
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With any mod changes to intake or Exh you should have a wide band AF gauge , this allows you to get everything ouy of your tune / parts that you paid for , Makes for a safer tune for your engine

Yes I can do you a tune to get you by till you can get a wide band but you wont get the best from your mods / tune till you have a wide band

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