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Old 01-23-2010, 11:00 PM   #41
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I'm not sure about the Steeda STS, but I'd have to guess that it's shorter than stock.

As to the "notchy" feel, no it doesn't change in that respect. When you do this mod the shift feels less sloppy and you have to push/pull a little harder to change gears, but you can shift a little faster as the throw is a little shorter
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Old 01-23-2010, 11:12 PM   #42
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Again, I answered these in my original threads, created a year before this one was written. Take a look there. My pictures are a bit clearer as well, as far as the DIY goes. I have the steeda. it is shorter than stock.
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^^Rep added. I used your how-to a while ago & forgot to add rep then
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thanks, i just wish my threads would have been seen before this thread was created. i created them to answer these questions for everyone, and then i see i was not even mentioned in THIS thread.

just bothersome when you put so much work in...
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Nemesis, had I found ANYTHING from you regarding this, I would have given you credit. And I DID search thoroughly. For everything I could think of. In FACT, when I did search, all I found was the thread where I first saw Buickboy mention this mod. So not only did I search for relevant threads, I actually read them. I didn't do this to make myself look cool or knowlegable. I did it so people (like myself) who couldn't find info on it could have a step-by-step. My sincerest appologies for peeing in your cheerios. But in all honesty, is it THAT big of a deal that you have to come to this thread and complain about it? Answer questions by directing to your own thread? I mean come on, this is for the benefit of all the members. Why be childish about it? If you're going to answer questions directed to THIS thread by saying "I already answered that in MY thread," then you aren't furthering the conversation, therefore should have held your tongue (fingers). It kind of makes you seem needy for attention TBH. If your thread is over a year old it's no surprise it got buried and is hard to find in search. Just like this one will when it dies down I'm sure. Again, I appologize if it bothers you I didn't give you credit, even though I found NOTHING by you.
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Thanks for the links Nem.
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NP socon. Fucus, it is not complaining about credit. Its about searching, and when you put all this work in just so others will later find it, it gets annoying to see it not being found. I create how-tos and reference threads just TO help the community, instead of having 50 threads on the same topic. that is why i asked for stickies. i searched the keywords in the advanced search, and it came right up.

I was trying to make a joke when I said 'cant get no love...' i kinda thought that was funny...may be a generational gap thing, but one of the comedians of my generation, rodney dangerfield, used to use that type of comment all the time. i suppose it loses its meaning on the typed-out internet.

in posting and directing socon to my threads (i did not capitalize the word MY by the way), i was actually trying to help answer his questions instead of going in and reposting everything. sorry. apparently stepping into your thread with something already answered bothers you to the point where you attack me. jeez, i meant no offense. to prove this to you, i am giving you rep just for making an effort.

okay?

edit: it worked, you have more rep.
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Thanks for the rep but it wasn't necessary. Rep means bupkiss to me. I could care less who walk on this thread, I don't consider it "mine." I consider it the Ford Focus community's. I know exactly what you mean about putting a lot of work into it but it's not important. If this thread gets deleted, or stickied, or jacked, I don't care. In my first post I even stated that this mod wasn't my creation, I was just writing it up for the benefit of those who couldn't find the info. I'm sorry if I came across as harsh, I have no disrespect for you whatsoever. I just got defensive when you called me out by name saying I didn't search too hard. Because I did. Let's let bygones be bygones, we are all capable of misunderstanding. To show you I mean no ill will, I'll give you some rep back. Sorry it got out of hand for a minute. We're all on the same team here.
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thanks for the rep.

glad to see we are now on the same page, and again, i think it is great that people are trying to put out info to the community.
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