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FSWerks ECU Tuning for Ti-VCT coming soon?
... it has begun! FSWerks has already been tuning the new Focus ST, but yesterday via Facebook, they announced that they're in search of volunteers in the Anaheim area with stock or lightly modded MkIII Foci with the Ti-VCT engine. That's awesome news for us. My 2000 ZX3 is not heavily modified, but having FSWerks tune my ECU was the best bang for the buck out of all the things I've done. Not only did it seem to awaken the beast within, but I also see significant fuel economy improvements when I drive it gently and keep it full of premium fuel.
I'm very interested to see what the talented guys at FSWerks can pull off with premium fuel on an otherwise stock Focus. The owner's manual states that Premium fuel (read: 91 or 92 octane) "... will provide improved performance" and in my experience, it barely lives up to that. I had also expected an improvement in fuel economy with normal driving, which never really happened while I experimented with a few tanks of various fuel grades.
Personally, I'd also like to see what kind of sorcery they can work on the non-SelectShift version of the PowerShift DCT6, specifically when it shifts related to throttle position. As I'd mentioned previously, I wouldn't be too torn up if FSWerks could somehow make stability control go bye-bye with an ECU tune.comments powered by Disqus