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Old 03-07-2009, 02:59 AM   #1
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Well Raymond it finally happened

I was taking a break at work and running to the house. Well low and behold this explorer was messing with me. Well the light turned green I took off like I always do semi agressive and then shifted into second and of course this guy punches it at that point. So I just mashed the gas and started pulling on him pretty good. Well at one point while all of the this was happening during shifting I felt the something pop and the whole shifter assembly broke in two. Remember when I put it in Raymond I told you there was a crack along the top of it? I guess when we were having our fun the other day when I was how can I put this nicely lol "ahead" of ya'll lol it must have cracked it some more or almost all the way. I was telling Coty that I think I need to bleed my clutch cause I was having trouble shifting. Well I think I found out why I was having trouble shifting. It probably broke and was binding the cable up. Its clean it two pieces now. I will post some pics when I get home. Now I wish I would have bought one of the metal shifter bases while those were floating around. Now I'll have to order one from CFM


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Old 03-07-2009, 09:44 AM   #2
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For crying out loud Paul ... This is why you don't do "Certain Things" with the car when you have feelings of the car having issues.

AND CALM DOWN "THE FUN" Post Before someone gets in trouble.

... I assume you would like some help to see what's up with your shifter ... Or are you going to just buy a new one?

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Old 03-07-2009, 11:37 AM   #3
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lol it broke? damn son, everything in that car keeps breaking.
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Old 03-07-2009, 04:48 PM   #4
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But replaced with something new ... and somewhat better.

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Old 03-07-2009, 05:35 PM   #5
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It was just the "known" problem aggravated by those runs we made lol. It is also a known problem to happen to the early foci. I can still shift but the console is whats holding it and keeping it from just falling all the way back. I can do it myself though if we want to have an install party/meet we can. I ordered the part from CFM along with a new lower euro grill and a t-shirt.
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^^sweet, so u dont need my stock grille. lol its gonna look better anyways
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sweetness ... just call me paul and I will make a trip again for a fun evening of installing.

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^^sweet, so u dont need my stock grille. lol its gonna look better anyways
No but I could still use those fogs If you saw how I have my fogs in right now. I'm missing the clip that is on the bumper so my fog lights are being held only by the clip that is on them and some lego peices yes I said lego pieces are wedged against the bumper holding them there

You know this is getting fun. I'm almost to the point where I just want to order parts so we can have get togethers to put them in

Then after that we can answer the age old question of how many FF memebers does it take to screw in a light bulb lol
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I got it in today!! but then I got called into work. But hay I'm just happy its here lol. Oh and my new lower euro grill and CFM t-shirt was with it too!
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