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I know there is already a thread dedicated to this but it doesnt really help...
I want to buy a ecu tuner for my focus but dont know which one.
Any help?
I want better throttle response, traction control to actually TURN OFF, the rpm's to not lag to four grand before they pick up, you know just all around better performance.
But i dont want a decrease in gas milage or anything else negative.
Please help me out with personal experince using the different tuners.
THANKS!
 

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turbo tom,
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there's really no decision to make. According to everyone here Tom should be your choice. I'm getting mine soon and can't wait to see how it goes. I've heard some mixed reviews about the focus sport one or whatever, but I'd go with Tom
 

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Tom is the best.
 

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Also follow the directions exactly and you will have no problems.
 

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im going with tom when i get the money for it
 

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Tom was where I went with my first tune and with all the tuning since then...
 

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oh did i mention turbo tom
focus-power.

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Toms tune.....

Keep in mind you may only see 7-10whp at peak but there are times you make over 20whp/wtq over the stock tune... and its almost ALL in the low end and mid range.
 

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Is there a Tom's Tune that is compatible with the ST170?
Is there a difference in the ODB? I know the fuel ron's different, but not sure on the port or protocol.
Have you tuned ST170s before?
 

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Discussion Starter · #15 ·
Thanks everyone.
Oh and a question for tom...
Ive read alot that says you were still working on getting traction control to actually turn off would your newest tune turn it off completly?
 

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I can turn off the TC on about 97% of the SVT now , its mostly the 04 EURO that has the biggest issues with it not working , you being an 03 im guessing your have a 99.5 of it working ok

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I can turn off the TC on about 97% of the SVT now , its mostly the 04 EURO that has the biggest issues with it not working , you being an 03 im guessing your have a 99.5 of it working ok

Tom
Am I correct in assuming this is using diablo? When you disable it, is the traction control light on on the dash?
 

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Okay sweet!
Oh and what do you think i should first

Borla exhaust

or

Toms tune

They both cost about the same and idk what to get first.
 

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Is there a Tom's Tune that is compatible with the ST170?
Is there a difference in the ODB? I know the fuel ron's different, but not sure on the port or protocol.
Have you tuned ST170s before?
They tune the same but the processor codes are different. My US SVT is programmed right now as an ST170 with no adverse affects.
 

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Okay sweet!
Oh and what do you think i should first

Borla exhaust

or

Toms tune

They both cost about the same and idk what to get first.

I would get the tune first, you can always get the borla later and tom will send you a new tune once you add it.
 
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