Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum - View Single Post - I LOVE my Mk3 Ford Focus 100% whoo hoo thread!!
View Single Post
Old 07-16-2012, 08:08 PM   #532
macatron
Focus Enthusiast
 
macatron's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Fan#: 65326
Location: Norwich, CT
What I Drive: 2012 Blue Candy Focus Ti Hatchback

Posts: 258
FF Reputation: 1 macatron Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Quote:
Originally Posted by wilsonfocus86 View Post
Well, you pretty much just "double-click" the thumb rocker to "slap" through the gears down at least... Read that somewhere else on here and tried it, does work. But not to the extent of what you're looking for!
Exactly! For instance, if I'm approaching a turn I will simply tap down to the gear I want (usually 2nd or 3rd), and power around the conner just like I would in a manual. Granted, I have to keep an eye on my dash to see what gear I'm currently in since it's not really a manual, but I'm getting better and better each day. I'm sure, soon enough, it will just become second nature. Hell, with that said, I find myself driving in either select shift or sport mode almost exclusively for the most part. The only time I really use "D" is on the highway. :-)
macatron is offline  
    Reply With Quote