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04-21-2014 08:14 PM
TheLandYacht 2 questions about the below.

1. Can anyone confirm this will work on a 2008 Focus sedan?
2. At a glance, it appears the s2000 is just a momentary push-button switch, is there any real reason to go with the high-dollar switch (other than appearance)?

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Originally Posted by PRTurboZX3 View Post
I did a S2000 button on mine, I did a how to install page on my website

here's the link: http://www.turbozx3.com/instructions.htm

if you have any question let me know..

by the way that Ford Button looks awesome, but the price is ridiculous high. The only thing different i seen is that the ford cables looks already welded and the s2000 you have to create the plug or weld the cable directly,, i create a plug just in case the button goes bad all i have to do is replace with new one and don't have to re-weld
11-17-2012 08:14 AM
Kipp the start button is only used to activate that starter. same as if you turn the key all the way to start it. beyond that it's still powered by the ignition switch and will turn off with the key
11-17-2012 12:40 AM
anarchy0392 I know this i dumb of me but if I buy a switch from radioshack and get it in and it works how would i turn the car off? Also I would be doing the gray wire cut so the button would only work.
07-07-2012 06:33 PM
evanmdzx3 nevermind i got it working haha
07-07-2012 05:29 PM
evanmdzx3 i wired my momentary switch with one wire going to the solid red wire and the other wire going to the grey w/ black tracer wire and i did not cut either one as the key will still start it.

The problem i am having is the momentary switch will no start the car when the key is in the "on" position.
12-30-2011 11:51 PM
st12131 Expensive but I do think it would work just fine!
12-30-2011 09:30 PM
Stangbanger242 this is a possibilty. a tad expensive but seems like a decent set up.

http://www.advancedkeys.com/Prod_AK104B.html

found this youtube link on their site

http://youtu.be/U8j1hshpFeY
12-23-2011 03:29 PM
brainlessbiker SM17 as for your race car. You can eliminate the pats by hiding the ignition under te dash with your key taped to the outside then run 12v to a toggle and the other side hook your acc and the same for your ign wire then you can run your start button. I used to have this on on of my other cars
05-24-2010 12:21 PM
TheKid any one know the amp and volts required? WHat is the GT button. will a 3 amp- 250 volt AC momentary button work? and what would you feel about throwing a toggle switch inline with one of the wires. i already have my radar detector hard wired in with a red Jet fighter style safety toggle switch. and i think another used inline of the push button would look nice and make for a nice little ;) wow factor. which line would i put it and and do you think it'd power the car off if i kill the switch?
10-02-2008 04:08 PM
90base
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Originally Posted by sM17 View Post
Hey i got 03 focus zx3 that ive completely gutted and i race in an enduro series (circle track racing). I put a push button starter in my car, and i was keeping the pats cuz i dont know how to elmiinate it completely.......but i accidentally broke the shroud the chip has to be near and now i cant get my car to turnover anymore......how do u go about elminating the pats system alltogether since i dont need it and no ones going to steal my race car....
From what I have heard this is only a start interrupt switch, and if that is correct you could always bump start your car or you could make a cylinoid jump switch
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