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Old 03-23-2013, 01:54 PM   #171
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Don't be too sad, you have a sterling grey SES coupe which, if I'm not mistaken, is the most 'uncommon' combination for the 2nd gen Focus. As far as I know, the SES coupe colors included a red, a blue, silver, and black. I did not know that the SES coupe could be ordered in Sterling Grey Metallic. (I've never seen one until now)


whooooo I feel special now. even though you directed this to someone else. I figure I would pop in and say I will soon be receiving my 2010 SES coupe 5 spd Sterling Grey Metallic in a day or two. Its coming from Michigan. I cant wait to get it. Parents keep sending pictures, it pisses me off I want it here already.
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Old 03-23-2013, 08:08 PM   #172
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Only thing that would make it perfect would be charcoal interior, leather and a stick. Other then that I like it!


I almost bought a sterling gray 2011ses with leather. It would have been 3k more than my SE and the payments would have been about 60 more.
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Old 04-15-2013, 02:15 AM   #173
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I keep talking with people and apparently the manual trans in the 2nd gens are quite rare...

How many of you have a manual 5 speed in your 2nd gen? I wants to know. I has it.

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I got a certified preowned 09 SE coupe last May w 40k miles a 5 speed trans. Finding one w manual was a must, especially in a car with such a small engine. I added a weighted shift knob from TWM Performance. Its weighs over a pound and is brushed aluminum with engraved gear pattern. It makes a HUGE difference in shifting performance, so much smoother and effortless. I recommend one for everyone w a manual.

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Old 04-24-2013, 07:09 PM   #174
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I have an 08 S and an 09 SES both are five speeds. I will never own an automatic for as long as I can get away with it.
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Old 04-25-2013, 07:58 AM   #175
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Don't be too sad, you have a sterling grey SES coupe which, if I'm not mistaken, is the most 'uncommon' combination for the 2nd gen Focus. As far as I know, the SES coupe colors included a red, a blue, silver, and black. I did not know that the SES coupe could be ordered in Sterling Grey Metallic. (I've never seen one until now)


Oh wait till you've seen a lime green coupe.. It's somewhere on FJ
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Old 04-29-2013, 07:41 PM   #176
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I have a 2010 Blue Flame Metallic SES manual that I bought about 2 months ago with 26,000 miles on it
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Old 04-29-2013, 07:43 PM   #177
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Funny you should say that,





I found a junked 2010 and got the headliner out of it, cleaned it up, wired it to the front and installed it. All in all it took about an hour, few things though, the hooks in the back WILL need to be replaced. They aren't designed to come out. When you go to get the rear dome (if it didn't come with it) ignore what Ford says, they are wrong, when you order the rear dome for a 2010-2011 they send the one for the 1st gen wagon and hatch. The one you are looking for (and this is funny) is the front dome or map light Assembly out of the first gen vehicles. I know that sounds weird but when I FINALLY got to see one in person STOCK I knew I had the wrong one, I have the one with the map lights AND the dome light, which still works.

Love the thing now but figured I would let yall know.

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Thanks for that information
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Old 04-30-2013, 08:33 AM   #178
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Old 05-10-2013, 12:10 PM   #179
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2010 SE 5pd. Sterling Grey
Bought it March 2010 with 189mi on it, 3 yrs 69k later, not a damn thing wrong with it and it still gets 41mpg on trips from chi-town to detroit.

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Old 05-11-2013, 07:31 AM   #180
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Awesome d4. I have this ease experience with my 08 SES with 44k and 5spd
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