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Old 03-01-2018, 08:06 AM  
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I agree about the Dragon and about Tom's Tune. It improved my car a ton. I still have some peculiarities on my DCT tune that when I had some business in Asheville, I drove do his shop to meet him and show him what my dct was doing. It still is not right, but that is my fault for not sending more datalogs. Tom, have you been able to check your Focu's and see if they shift like mine?
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I love going to the Dragon there in the mountains on bike and Focus

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I agree about the Dragon and about Tom's Tune. It improved my car a ton. I still have some peculiarities on my DCT tune that when I had some business in Asheville, I drove do his shop to meet him and show him what my dct was doing. It still is not right, but that is my fault for not sending more datalogs. Tom, have you been able to check your Focu's and see if they shift like mine?
So when is the FF Tail of the Dragon trip?
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I agree about the Dragon and about Tom's Tune. It improved my car a ton. I still have some peculiarities on my DCT tune that when I had some business in Asheville, I drove do his shop to meet him and show him what my dct was doing. It still is not right, but that is my fault for not sending more datalogs. Tom, have you been able to check your Focu's and see if they shift like mine?
Its been a bit , I do remember doing some testing on mine after you left but we never talked again and im old and my memory never was any good LOL

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I should not have said anything but I guess I could come.
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My co-workers and I are talking about a day-trip up HWY 181 here in Western NC. The speed limit is 55. They say it's more fun than the Dragon (less traffic, less tourist-y).
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There aren't a lot of serious options for tuning a normally aspirated Focus, had Tom tune mine last summer. Every time I get in it I'm glad I did it. I've done only a few changes, CAI, 180 Thermostat, Tune. Aside from that I removed the upper seat backs since they always stayed folded down. It seems that you can feel every pound, removed the spare also.
Now with the changes it breaks traction easily from a stop and I have noticeable torque steer if I hold it to the floor that wasnt there before. I have the car I want now, fun to drive and I still average over 30 Mpg.
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I began working with Tom toward end of June, 2017, when my ‘14 Ti began shuddering during the shift from 1st to 2nd. I am totally satisfied with my investment. The DCT operates so smoothly at city street speed, as well as when creeping along at parking lot speed searching for a suitable space.

And I can second the comment about the “torque steer”. It’s definitely there. (Yes ST members, my little 160hp beast has the torque steer ).

When we began working together, I was clear with Tom that i have minimal automotive mechanical knowledge, BUT that my knowledge of Windows and laptops is even less. I’m one of those annoying Mac nerds.

Tom made the tuning experience very easy for me, even with my limitations. I typically will do a datalog and email him on a Sunday, and I have his response by Tuesday. On several occasions when I’ve called him, I’ve most always connected with him the same day, if not the same hour. He’s always been patient when we’ve talked, never seemed rushed, never showed impatience.

Totally satisfied here.
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