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Old 02-09-2009, 02:55 PM   #1
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How do I know if mine is a 2002 or a 2002.5?

How can I tell if my Focus ZX3 is a 2002 or a 2002.5?

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Old 02-09-2009, 02:59 PM   #2
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If yours is a 2000-2002.5, it'll have a shift knob like this:

http://www.jwardell.com/focus/images/shiftknob1.jpg

If it's a 2002.5-2007, it'll have a shift knob like this:

http://www.mamisano.com/wp-content/u...tshiftknob.jpg

I'm guessing you're looking at buying a short throw? I had the same problem for a while until I found out the shift knob difference. Mine is a June of '02 model, so it was right after they switched shifters.
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Old 02-09-2009, 05:40 PM   #3
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You can also tell by lifting up the shifter boot. If there is a cable connecting on the upper shaft, it is the 02.5 and later model. The shift knob is not an accurate way to tell, because some people do switch knobs.
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Old 02-09-2009, 11:11 PM   #4
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Like I did :). I throw away my leather one and got older plastic one cause I think it's better...
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I figured it wouldn't help because of that reason, but that's the only way I know to tell the difference.
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ive been wondering the same also. i have the same shiftknob as the 2nd picture you posted only it doesnt have red stitching...is my shifter still from a 2002.5 and after?
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