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Old 03-03-2009, 07:45 PM   #1
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anyone with Tom's tune?

tom's tune.

is it just me or what.

i feel like the stock tune i had on my 04 had more tq nd bottom end that toms tune does. but his has more power a little higher?

i used to be able to kinda break traction at kinda slipping the clutch at 3k then dumping.
now it just smooth. make cause its not as jumpy and surgish it feels this way to me.?

idk my car doesnt feel anyquicker almost a bit slower. not sure.

i still love the tune.

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Flash it back to stock and take it for a drive. I had Wayne's tune at HIA before he went AWOL and when I had the S/C installed I had to flash it back to stock and it was then I realized what a difference a good tune makes on the car. It drove like crap.
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tell tom about your experience. he can offer the best advise in your situation.

with his tune, you should NOT feel less torque on the bottom. most of us actual see more.
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please stop making your thread titles so vague

this is the third time i have mentioned this.

it makes searching and whatnot in the future IMPOSSIBLE.
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You shouldn't be losing any torque down low. You should actually be seeing an improvement and feel the car really come alive given that you have the basic mods to support the tune.
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Old 03-04-2009, 11:10 AM   #6
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So your saying your car hesitates before it does the quote in your Sig?
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please stop making your thread titles so vague

this is the third time i have mentioned this.

it makes searching and whatnot in the future IMPOSSIBLE.
Yes he mentioned this before. I've also edited a few of your other threads that I caught too.

Please be more informative and to the point.
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i just tuned my car back to stock and it runs like garbage

his tune was a huge improvement

trying to reinstall it but the pos predator wont transfer =/ dam
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ok sorry. u can delete thread.
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Why don't you just post up the results when you get the tune issue resolved? Your problem could help other new SVTF owners ya know?
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