Originally Posted by fenske
I was just saying that if i found a focus of the same generation with a manual i'd try and buy it, otherwise ill have to follow through with a manual transmission conversion.
It'd be easier to ship a atx equipped Foci down the road than a mtx one. Start looking for a '10-'11 SES version, if you prefer the newer body style. Just to add performance wise you'd be ahead w/ a '05-'07 ST via a 23 motor & rear disc brakes & it only comes w/ 5-spd only.