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Old 02-20-2011, 05:46 PM   #11
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Well, the only reason why i ask is cause i've read that all these mods make your engine run rich and the tune would help...Somehow i don't believe this cause its just dealing with air coming in and exhaust going out but i could be wrong? what can a tune actually give me?

While that can happen, the best thing to do is to disconnect your battery and let the ECU reset and re-learn with the new parts.

A tune might give you a little more HP and slightly better mileage.
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Old 02-20-2011, 11:52 PM   #12
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To answer your question, something that no one is in this thread was able to do without interjecting a commercial, yes it will more that certainly work.

I will comment however that with the mods you suggested, a tuner will not give you a whole lot more in terms or power.

I can also tell you that FSWerks will stand by their product and help you with any issues you may encounter.
lol, pot call the kettle black much?


Otherwise, I can't argue. Generally, a tune won't give You big numbers, like some folks mistakenly expect. A tune will essentially optimize Your engines' current performance levels and properly adjust things that simply resetting the ECU can not do.

Any way You look at it though, it's not a cheap fix for potentially running a little rich. This is no band aid, it's a freaking transplant, lol.
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Old 02-21-2011, 07:04 AM   #13
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While that can happen, the best thing to do is to disconnect your battery and let the ECU reset and re-learn with the new parts.

A tune might give you a little more HP and slightly better mileage.
Taking your batt loose and resetting the ECU to learn parts that it has no idea you added or that it cares you added or that it can make changes for is worthless , PLEASE dont tell people this it will not help the ECU has no way to learn what intake , header , etc that you have added it just resets th ECU to get rid of learned habbets that unless the adaptive learning is turned off will just go right back to againg in 100miles +/-

Focus-Power also helps with any issues and and I am just a call or IM away

Focus-Power offers services like FREE updates FS does not
Focus-Power offers services like taking over your PC if there is issues or helping set up your datalogger FS does not

I can be reached on IM FS does not offer this

Focus-Power goes above and beyond any other tuner out there for the Focus and what they offer there customer for support

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I appreciate everyone's response. i didn't mean for all this to become a heated battle. I actually do have alot more questions to ask but i really want someone who has my model year (08-11) and really knows there stuff to help me out. I'm lonely up in va lol. but like i said i appreciate all the help.
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I appreciate everyone's response. i didn't mean for all this to become a heated battle. I actually do have alot more questions to ask but i really want someone who has my model year (08-11) and really knows there stuff to help me out. I'm lonely up in va lol. but like i said i appreciate all the help.
Ask away , I know your model and know it well , I have a 09 on the dyno as I am typing this , I am in NC you Va guys are welcome here any time lol

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I appreciate everyone's response. i didn't mean for all this to become a heated battle. I actually do have alot more questions to ask but i really want someone who has my model year (08-11) and really knows there stuff to help me out. I'm lonely up in va lol. but like i said i appreciate all the help.
Send me a pm, man. I have an 09 and have alot of mods done. Ill help you out with any questions.
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lol, pot call the kettle black much?
No, just better reading comprehension I guess. The OP did not ask what kind of tuner to buy or where to buy from. They asked specifically about the FSWerks tuner.

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I was wondering if i got a flash tuner from fswerks, if it would work with a steeda SRI and trubendz exhaust....I know this is weird, and probably a stupid question but can someone help?
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I made ~150whp on a stock ECU. For the most part the stock Ford adaptive learning is very robust and can compensate for most anything the 'average' user can throw at it. From my personal experience I don't see a tune being really worth it until you get some serious modifications done to the car.
But my car seems to always be the oddball, or I'm just willing to try and take chances that pan out. Either way I know that the stock ECU has more power in it than is given credit for.

Though if you are planning on future modifications I will say that Tom's deal is the best out there. Even though I'm not a fan of his I like how he does business, one time fee makes more sense.


... but now that I've got a PRP package in the mail we'll see how crippled my car really is, if it is.
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Can't go wrong with Tom.

Bought a tune/predator from him over 5 yrs ago and he still updates it for me and helps out... Free.
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lol i guess this is a good question. why is FSwerks a problem on this forum?
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