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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
ZeroMane
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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
number_twelve
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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
2000LX
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Originally Posted by spifromspi View Post
tc focus is right by shifting an auto(mine is an auto) ive kicked many a but:
neonsxt
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 nothing...my 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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