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Hello,
I've traded in my 2011 SHO on a 2017 Fusion Sport.

I drove it stock for a few days and noticed that under hard acceleration the transmission seems to keep the engine RPM up in the 5k+ range in sport mode, the 0-60 0-100 times seemed much much slower than the tuned SHO with a x4 race tune.

I drove down to LMS and had them load my tuner with a 87-91-93 tunes,

I have a scan gauge OBD2 monitor on the car and the best I'm getting 0-60 is around 5.2 seconds, with the SHO I was getting 4.2 second times, and the transmission still feels like it has no clue, waiting till red-line in each gear to shift and hunting around for gears under WOT, at 3/4 throttle it's somewhat better.

The car has @900 miles on it.
 

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Yeah, the transmission programming in this car and how it responds to throttle input are a bit strange. The transmission in stock format locks out 3rd gear at pretty low speeds, and the car shifts at low RPM with long slow shifts. Part of the problem is that the HP actually drops off after 5k RPM and the slow shifts are probably for comfort, the other part is puching the throttle all the down seems to make the car slower (it's better to roll into the throttle). But a lot of this should have been improved with your tune, the HP and torque have gains into a much later RPM range, the shifts are much more firm, and you should be able to hold gears longer. I have a different tune installed but it made worlds of difference it how I can get the car to respond.
 

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Yeah, the transmission programming in this car and how it responds to throttle input are a bit strange. The transmission in stock format locks out 3rd gear at pretty low speeds, and the car shifts at low RPM with long slow shifts. Part of the problem is that the HP actually drops off after 5k RPM and the slow shifts are probably for comfort, the other part is puching the throttle all the down seems to make the car slower (it's better to roll into the throttle). But a lot of this should have been improved with your tune, the HP and torque have gains into a much later RPM range, the shifts are much more firm, and you should be able to hold gears longer. I have a different tune installed but it made worlds of difference it how I can get the car to respond.

Perhaps I should talk to someone at LMS, with the 93 oct tune the car did seem to have more low end grunt, but I'm seeing stock fusion 0-60 times at or lower than what I'm seeing with a tune. I Hope it's not something wrong with the car. Just from seat of the pants feel I don't think this thing is going to be under 14. sec in the 1/4 mile.
 

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Perhaps I should talk to someone at LMS, with the 93 oct tune the car did seem to have more low end grunt, but I'm seeing stock fusion 0-60 times at or lower than what I'm seeing with a tune. I Hope it's not something wrong with the car. Just from seat of the pants feel I don't think this thing is going to be under 14. sec in the 1/4 mile.
There have already been people in the high 13's stock. One has hit a 13.6 bone stock.
 

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Perhaps I should talk to someone at LMS, with the 93 oct tune the car did seem to have more low end grunt, but I'm seeing stock fusion 0-60 times at or lower than what I'm seeing with a tune. I Hope it's not something wrong with the car. Just from seat of the pants feel I don't think this thing is going to be under 14. sec in the 1/4 mile.
There have already been people in the high 13's stock. One has hit a 13.6 bone stock.
Yeah, stock is already in the 13's and tuned the fastest was a 12.61
 

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Perhaps I should talk to someone at LMS, with the 93 oct tune the car did seem to have more low end grunt, but I'm seeing stock fusion 0-60 times at or lower than what I'm seeing with a tune. I Hope it's not something wrong with the car. Just from seat of the pants feel I don't think this thing is going to be under 14. sec in the 1/4 mile.
Yes, I would talk to LMS. I too have a different tune, however a former forum moderator did get just under 13s with a Livernois 93 tune(in cooler weather). I think you should be under 5s to 60 with there tune. Accuracy in your measurements(referring to measurement equipment not you) not withstanding, you should be significantly faster tuned than not.
 

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0-60 times weighs heavily on the driver since the record time is so short and one little hiccup can cost you a second.
Things to consider,
1. Are you in Sport mode?
2. Traction control on or off?
3. How are you launching the car and what RPM.
4. What are you using to time the 0-60
To me Im thinking the motor is still tight and more power will come on as you gets some miles on it.
I couldnt do 0-60 worth crap in my mustang (mid 4's) but it would run 10s in the 1/4 mainly due to the car driving itself after 200ft.
 

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0-60 times weighs heavily on the driver since the record time is so short and one little hiccup can cost you a second.
Things to consider,
1. Are you in Sport mode?
2. Traction control on or off?
3. How are you launching the car and what RPM.
4. What are you using to time the 0-60
To me Im thinking the motor is still tight and more power will come on as you gets some miles on it.
I couldnt do 0-60 worth crap in my mustang (mid 4's) but it would run 10s in the 1/4 mainly due to the car driving itself after 200ft.
1. Sport Mode: On
2. Traction Control: Off (even with TC off it will not chirp the tires on a launch and with TC on the light never comes on)
2. 2000-2200 RPM launch

Using a scangauge 2 ODB2 scanner/gauge set to max polling rate.

93 oct LMS tune I think v 3?
 
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