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Old 01-11-2008, 11:03 AM   #1
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Replacing Transmission

I have a 2005, ZX3 Focus, and I really really want it to me manual, but unfortunately it's auto. Any ideas on what the price might be, or if it's really worth paying?

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Old 01-11-2008, 12:21 PM   #2
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There is no way it is worth paying to have done. You will need the tranny, all the linkage, clutch master cylinder, all the plumbing for the clutch, maybe a new brake fluid reservoir (the clutch uses the same reservoir as the brakes), plus it might confuse the computer and may require new CV joints. All in all, I would say it is going to cost you $2k, maybe more. The labor will cost an arm and a leg because basically you need to dissassemble the whole front of the car and reassemble it.
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You'd probably be better off tweaking your ATX.
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