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i was wondering how would i see or feel if my car has a tune or one of those from tom.....?
 

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do you have an xcal, or an xcal2.

if you answered no to both of these, you dont have a tune.
 

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did you buy one
 

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Well, if you bought your car used, and the previous owner was gracious enough to leave a tune in the ECU then:

1. If you have an 02-03 and the DSI kicks in near 5k rpm then you have a tune.
2. If you have an 04.....well, I think your idle should be around 900 something rpm. 04 owners have anything else to add?????
 

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are you experiencing hanging revs? where's the rev limiter?
 

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magic2119 said:
do you have an xcal, or an xcal2.
if you answered no to both of these, you dont have a tune.
Not really.
He asked about "Tom", and that would indicate a Diablo Predator tuning unit.
He could also have received the car with tune installed, yet no tuning unit provided.

First off, RocSVT, what year is your SVT? (not listed in your profile).
Secondly, do you have Traction Control?
(2nd button to the rear, right hand side, in this picture:
http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/attachment.php?s=&postid=322968 )

1) Rev limit was mentioned.
Stock is 7,300rpm.
If you're able to hit 7,500-7,600 before it kicks in, that's a sure sign of a tune.
 

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good luck with bring your rpms that high!
 

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^^^[???:)]
I hit those revs fairly often with ease...

I must say though, that's not necessarily the best way to test for a tune. [;)]
Hence, the year and TC questions.
 

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if he doesn't have a tune he should noticably see the hanging revs
 

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well my car is a 2003 and i dont have i traction control when i bought it use at 17k of miles but it has 2 buttons by the shifter but they dont have the lil tire and the heat thing for seats they are just blank switches for something. i tried tuing them and giving it some gas in the snow but they continue to spin. what you guys mean hangiings revs??? and no i dont have toms tune or that other dudes xcal2.
 
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