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Old 07-17-2008, 05:47 PM   #10171
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thats true brad, also the more u mod it, the more unreliable it is.
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Old 07-17-2008, 07:02 PM   #10172
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thats true brad, also the more u mod it, the more unreliable it is.
NEVER. buwahahaha

Also, Tasha, I also will NEVER sell my focus. I've put sooo much into it
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Old 07-17-2008, 07:28 PM   #10173
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the auto doesnt bug me to much its more the cost of making these things faster.
i've got 1500 into the motor and thats been getting some sweet deals like free svt header and what not otherwise i'd have like 2300 into the motor right now buyinger everything new and i'm only making 125whp! if i had spent 2300 on something more popular to mod like a 1.8t gti or a honda/acura or a dsm
i'd easily be in the 200+ range so its frustrating to me to put so much into my car and still have it be slower than a ton of stock 4 bangers
or you could've been boosted and made more power. Plus, i saw a complete manual transmission swap for 800 bucks...including transmission. :) sooo for about 3k, you could've been manual swapped and FI. Hard lessons to learn.
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Old 07-17-2008, 07:37 PM   #10174
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manny trans swap kit??

where!?
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Old 07-17-2008, 08:05 PM   #10175
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its not a "kit" perse...its everything you need to swap a manual into a focus. It was on FJ in the classifieds a while back. I'll look...
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Old 07-17-2008, 08:06 PM   #10176
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edit...it was $700. :)

http://forums.focaljet.com/power/539...ht=tranny+swap
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Old 07-17-2008, 09:40 PM   #10177
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hows everyone doing? and how was batman!!!!!!
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Old 07-17-2008, 09:49 PM   #10178
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batman isn't playing till 12:01 I believe
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wish I was goin but all shows are sold out : ( I got outta work earlier than expected n I wanted to catch it w my girl
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Old 07-17-2008, 10:04 PM   #10180
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or you could've been boosted and made more power. Plus, i saw a complete manual transmission swap for 800 bucks...including transmission. :) sooo for about 3k, you could've been manual swapped and FI. Hard lessons to learn.
they are very hard lessons to learn but really the only thing i have on my car that i wouldnt need for FI is the cams i still would've needed the exhaust and tune etc....o well life moves on i'm done whining abou this now
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