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Old 03-15-2005, 11:11 AM   #1
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Finally got Hypnotics tune installed!

I initially ordered my SCT from Hypnotic about 3 weeks ago. Had to send the original one back and then got a replacement and still had issues getting the tune to "take". It was like my ECU just refused to take the new tune. Anyway, long story short, it turned out that the tune file had somehow got corrupted and Wayne sent me a new file via email and that one worked!! Si I fire it up and go for a drive and I get in stop-and-go traffic, which was VERY frustrating because I wanted to see what the new tune felt like. While coming in to work today, HEAVY stop-and-go traffic (I HATE HOUSTON TRAFFIC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!) so I still haven't been able to get the full affect of the new tune but I will post a review after I have had some time behind the wheel with it. So far, it does feel a lot better and more powerful.

Wayne has been extremely helpful and did everything he possibly could to get me taken care of, his customer service is second to none and I would definately do business with him again!! Thanks Wayne!!


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Old 03-15-2005, 11:39 AM   #2
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Looks like Wayne is the one to go to for an SCT tune! Please keep us posted!!!
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Old 03-15-2005, 02:31 PM   #3
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nice! Hopefully i will order mine soon!
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Jay will be spanking haters left and right ...
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I drove it around during lunch and it's definately easier to launch and get up to speed quicker and easier. And when I floor it, it goes, noticeable improvement. I can see my gas milage taking a nose dive though, don't think I will be able to keep my foot out of it LOL.

I was playing around with a supercharged Monte Carlo over the weekend and that guy was really impressed with how good my car ran. Of course he mutilated me getting out of the hole but I would gain on him after I got rolling, and I did a drive by at 55 where I dropped it down to second out of third (it pulls nicely in the manuver) and I pulled on him. Wasn't a real race, we were just messing around on a back road. Anyway, that was before I got the tune installed .... I need to go hunt him down now that I have a little more power to play with hehehe
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Old 03-15-2005, 05:35 PM   #6
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I'm just curious when you say you got a new tune via Internet, how do you get the tune to your flasher? Is the tune for your specifec Focus or is it a tune for all Foci.
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I'm just curious when you say you got a new tune via Internet, how do you get the tune to your flasher? Is the tune for your specifec Focus or is it a tune for all Foci.
I'm pretty sure he tailors each tune to each customer (especially since each customer wants different options i.e. traction control etc...)

You have to use the Extreme Tuning software to upload the update onto your Xcalibrator. It takes a little thought, but it's not that complicated.
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^^^ Yes, it was specifically for my vehicle (Wayne will "taylor" the tune for you depending on what mods you have to get the most out of them) and I got it via email, used the Extreme Tuning software like SVTmonkey mentioned and loaded it into my Excalibrator and then to my car, it's not dificult at all. I would say the tune is definately worth the price of admission!! No more bogging, hanging revs, hesitation, surging, or stutter when cold. I expected a little more power I have to admit, but it's definately far better than the stock tune!!
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