MK3 1/4 mile times? - Page 2 - Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum > Ford Focus Third Generation > DURATEC Ti-VCT Performance (2012-Current)

DURATEC Ti-VCT Performance (2012-Current) The place to chat about any Duratec 2.0L Ti-VCT engine performance, tuning and exhaust related upgrades.

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
Ford Focus Tire & Wheels FocusFanatics Merchandise

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-24-2013, 11:31 PM   #11
MG_MK3
Focus Enthusiast
 
MG_MK3's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2013
Fan#: 114522
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
What I Drive: 2013 Blue Candy Focus Hatchback SE

Posts: 532
Points 483, Level 9
Points: 483, Level: 9 Points: 483, Level: 9 Points: 483, Level: 9
Level Up 66% Completed
Level up: 66% Level up: 66% Level up: 66%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 0 MG_MK3 Newbie
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
Quote:
Originally Posted by ScooterCT70 View Post
Yea, I was almost thinking it was a "safety" feature to keep people from putting extra stress on the CV joints.
Same. I never really looked at it as a launch control. There isn't anything in the manual about that feature either... Its kinda odd.
__________________
2013 "Blue Candy" Focus Hatchback SE/DCT
AEM CAI | Steeda RMM | ST wing | TTR UMM
Fswerks Race Exhaust | 3SDM 0.05 18"x8.5J | KSport Kontrol Pro's
Instagram @miKeyGilmore #MK3SLöCUS
MG_MK3 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 07-24-2013, 11:32 PM   #12
ScooterCT70
Focus Enthusiast
 
Join Date: May 2012
Fan#: 98691
Location: Monterrey, United States
What I Drive: 2012 Ingot Silver Titanium Focus

Posts: 69
FF Reputation: 1 ScooterCT70 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Makes for a cool story when I tell my friends tho haha
ScooterCT70 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-24-2013, 11:32 PM   #13
darkangelism
Sonic Crew #04
 
darkangelism's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Fan#: 85425
Location: oklahoma city, OK
What I Drive: 2012 Focus Titanium Hatch

Posts: 7,394
Points 4,322, Level 41
Points: 4,322, Level: 41 Points: 4,322, Level: 41 Points: 4,322, Level: 41
Level Up 86% Completed
Level up: 86% Level up: 86% Level up: 86%
Forum Activity 7%
Activity: 7% Activity: 7% Activity: 7%
FF Reputation: 9 darkangelism Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Quote:
Originally Posted by MG_MK3 View Post
I know my DCT makes it hard for me to launch.. I changed the top and bottom motor mounts and I figured this would help launch the car more but theres still like a second or two lag. It almost waits for the rpms to drop then it starts to go. SO I gave up on the whole "launch control" thing

I couldn't imagine a decent DCT tune to eliminate that little bit of lag, it would be amazing.
Tuning removes all of the lag and it shifts faster than the 5MT can.
__________________
2012 Ti Hatch
Sonic Crew #04
Steeda SRI/Newmission | Steeda RSB | SMC Replica ST Wing | SMC Aluminum Oil cap | Injected Tune | 2.5" custom exhaust
darkangelism is online now  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-24-2013, 11:33 PM   #14
darkangelism
Sonic Crew #04
 
darkangelism's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Fan#: 85425
Location: oklahoma city, OK
What I Drive: 2012 Focus Titanium Hatch

Posts: 7,394
Points 4,322, Level 41
Points: 4,322, Level: 41 Points: 4,322, Level: 41 Points: 4,322, Level: 41
Level Up 86% Completed
Level up: 86% Level up: 86% Level up: 86%
Forum Activity 7%
Activity: 7% Activity: 7% Activity: 7%
FF Reputation: 9 darkangelism Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Quote:
Originally Posted by ScooterCT70 View Post
Yea, I was almost thinking it was a "safety" feature to keep people from putting extra stress on the CV joints.
Quote:
Originally Posted by MG_MK3 View Post
Same. I never really looked at it as a launch control. There isn't anything in the manual about that feature either... Its kinda odd.
It is clutch projection, not launch control, though it works like that just fine.
__________________
2012 Ti Hatch
Sonic Crew #04
Steeda SRI/Newmission | Steeda RSB | SMC Replica ST Wing | SMC Aluminum Oil cap | Injected Tune | 2.5" custom exhaust
darkangelism is online now  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Bookmarks & Social Networks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:35 PM.


Copyright 2002-2014 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Audi S3, Ford Fusion and Acura TLX. You can find all Ford Focus and Focus ST related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area. Challenger Hellcat - Charger Hellcat