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08-11-2012 02:05 AM
redwake 4 years.. Bumptastic; and off topic even

You need an Mtx ecu not just a chip.
08-10-2012 01:22 AM
jcink319 does anybody have a link for the chip??

im thinking about changing mine from auto to manual in a 1yr or 2.
anybody got info on that. idc about how fast i go lol, i just love driving stick
06-19-2008 02:07 AM
Originally Posted by shane_c View Post
Does it hurt to shift into neutral when going down a hill and then putting it back in drive?
For a year of going down a hill for work I did that all the time and wouldn't burn as much gas. I would set my rpms for the speed I was going then shift back to drive to save from a hard shift. My car now has roughly 75,000 miles on it now and for that year I put 33,000 miles on it and I have no problems.
06-19-2008 01:31 AM
Originally Posted by shane_c View Post
Does it hurt to shift into neutral when going down a hill and then putting it back in drive?
Not sure, but it won't help if you're trying to increase fuel mileage.
06-18-2008 05:43 PM
Originally Posted by spifromspi View Post
tc focus is right by shifting an auto(mine is an auto) ive kicked many a but:
honda del sol 1.5,i believe, not the vtec
ranger edge
and my favorite one 2.3 mustang manual tranny by three cars!!!!hehehe that sucker got it were it hurts
oh also i stayed with a 24 valve dohc 6 cyl taurus until bout 70 mph but then he kicked my ass
That's 94 Tracker beat 4 cyl Mustangs...and it only had 65hp!!! :roflmao: My Cherokee used to smoke Neons, BMW 323s and 318s, 4 cyl Mustangs, Focuses, ran with a 95 Mustang GT. Now I still beat my Focus LX...Need to get new gears to go with the bigger tires.
06-09-2008 10:39 AM
shane_c Does it hurt to shift into neutral when going down a hill and then putting it back in drive?
05-05-2008 12:43 PM
focusrulz I think its an electronic shift trany. I shifted my auto a couple times just to see how much diffrence it made in acceleration if you shift it down after being at a sertin speed it won't gear down till its safe to. I was going down the 401 in the rain and an accedent happened in front of me I had to stop quick and my first reaction was gear down i was at 120km/h and it didn't shift down till i was at 100km/h. I couldn't stop in time but managed to avoid it.
04-24-2008 05:02 PM
partymarty HAHAHA your power shifting ...... thats ridiculous...

those tranny's are not made for that, your going to destroy it..... Old school muscle cars had 4 speeed tranny's that were bullet proof and this allowed them to control wheel spin on take off...
03-31-2008 06:16 PM
Nürsebob-86 I was doing 60 in 2nd and hit the shifter by mistake to first. nothing happened , i thought some thing was wrong. it stayed in 2nd. but reading wat was above i see why it did that.
03-30-2008 10:50 PM
DarkFire1986 touche, didn't read that close enough.
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