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Old 05-27-2013, 05:41 PM   #41
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DIY short throw shifters just shorten the shifter not the throw
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Old 05-27-2013, 11:18 PM   #42
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DIY short throw shifters just shorten the shifter not the throw
You can move the bracket that holds the linkage to the shifter up higher to shorten the throw. But do it right & get the Steeda sts. Steeda has killer sts for Mustang's.
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Old 05-28-2013, 02:45 PM   #43
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You can move the bracket that holds the linkage to the shifter up higher to shorten the throw. But do it right & get the Steeda sts. Steeda has killer sts for Mustang's.
Correct...the linkage moves up and the throw is shortened...$5
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I did the Steeda. It does move the linkage higher on the shifter. So much that the trim that holds the shift boot needs to be trimmed to clear the shift linkage.

So yeah. The throws are a bit shorter.
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Now it makes sense. Thanks guys. Glad I already got one. I think it was my 1st mod.
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Old 06-24-2013, 03:24 PM   #46
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An OBX header from Ebay is perfectly fine too. Same design as FSW and Cossie but a lot cheaper. Might as well save some cash
by chance do you that the part number for OBX header that fits the 2.0 duratec? im interested
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Old 06-24-2013, 03:32 PM   #47
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DO NOT get a performance chip... they do nothing.
Drunkyoda, are you talking the plug in chips like the jet chips or ECU flashing using like a SCT X3 or superchip programmer? ECU flashing works, it does marvels, ive never messed with the plug in chips but I know for a fact that ECU Flashers work and word pretty darn good too and it only took roughly 15-20minutes to go from stock tune to Fswerks tune.
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135whp isnt bad

my old '08 couple had a bunch of bolt ons. I had a CAI from Fswerks, throttle body spacer from Steeda, Fswerks 2.5" race exhaust, Steeda sts, Fswerks upper strut tower braces, Steeda rear sway bar upgrade, SCT X3 with Fswerks tune, FX300 clutch masters clutch kit with aluminum flywheel, I think that sums up the bolts on performance parts I had. but on long road trips on the high way when I could keep my foot out of the gas I would get close to 40mpg doing 65 down the highway. the 135whp doesn't sound like much but the focus only weighs in around 2200. My old coupe had plenty of power. I raced a chevy colbalt ss supercharger and my NA focus kept up for prolly about half mile or so till we stopped. the 20 or so hp gain is well worth the money spent, I am going to build my current '09 to the way my coupe was and I cant wait
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by chance do you that the part number for OBX header that fits the 2.0 duratec? im interested
http://www.ebay.com/itm/OBX-Racing-S...117d3a&vxp=mtr

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Drunkyoda, are you talking the plug in chips like the jet chips or ECU flashing using like a SCT X3 or superchip programmer? ECU flashing works, it does marvels, ive never messed with the plug in chips but I know for a fact that ECU Flashers work and word pretty darn good too and it only took roughly 15-20minutes to go from stock tune to Fswerks tune.
Yes he was referring to the performance chips that advertise 50hp by splicing into your MAF wiring(or other means).

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my old '08 couple had a bunch of bolt ons. I had a CAI from Fswerks, throttle body spacer from Steeda, Fswerks 2.5" race exhaust, Steeda sts, Fswerks upper strut tower braces, Steeda rear sway bar upgrade, SCT X3 with Fswerks tune, FX300 clutch masters clutch kit with aluminum flywheel, I think that sums up the bolts on performance parts I had. but on long road trips on the high way when I could keep my foot out of the gas I would get close to 40mpg doing 65 down the highway. the 135whp doesn't sound like much but the focus only weighs in around 2200. My old coupe had plenty of power. I raced a chevy colbalt ss supercharger and my NA focus kept up for prolly about half mile or so till we stopped. the 20 or so hp gain is well worth the money spent, I am going to build my current '09 to the way my coupe was and I cant wait
The lightest '08-'11s are right under 2600lbs.
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