Not all Ford Dealers Know their stuff -READ - Page 2 - Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum > Ford Focus Tech Discussions > General Technical Chat

General Technical Chat This section is for technical discussions relating to general maintenance, electrical issues, engine trouble, and recalls.

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
Ford Focus Tire & Wheels FocusFanatics Merchandise

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-06-2008, 12:19 PM   #11
besthaticouldo
i wear no pants
 
besthaticouldo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Fan#: 26970
Location: The Lou, MO
What I Drive: '11 OBP WRX Sedan

Posts: 17,504
FF Reputation: 104 besthaticouldo Excellent Standing Member besthaticouldo Excellent Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (23)
i would switch it out with some good gear oil. lucas or RP
__________________
remember that building a car shouldn’t come from parts it should come from deep inside your soul. let the car speak for all the emotions, memories and experiences youve made and the car will take a life of its own. truth over fame.
besthaticouldo is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 02-06-2008, 12:21 PM   #12
besthaticouldo
i wear no pants
 
besthaticouldo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Fan#: 26970
Location: The Lou, MO
What I Drive: '11 OBP WRX Sedan

Posts: 17,504
FF Reputation: 104 besthaticouldo Excellent Standing Member besthaticouldo Excellent Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (23)
i run lucas...it seems to be fine. i dont have a problem. maybe next time ill switch it out tho.
__________________
remember that building a car shouldn’t come from parts it should come from deep inside your soul. let the car speak for all the emotions, memories and experiences youve made and the car will take a life of its own. truth over fame.
besthaticouldo is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 02-06-2008, 12:30 PM   #13
PumkinSvt
Focus Fanatic
 
PumkinSvt's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Fan#: 46561
Location: SoCal, CA
What I Drive: 10 Forte DD,Comp SVTF, 14 Fiesta ST

Posts: 7,494
FF Reputation: 28 PumkinSvt Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (33)
i havent had any problems
__________________


HKS||Garrett||TopSpeed||Tial||Massive||
PumkinSvt is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 02-06-2008, 12:55 PM   #14
b16sir1991
Focused Focus
 
b16sir1991's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Fan#: 16612
Location: Kannapolis, NC
What I Drive: 2004 SVT Focus, Sonic Blue

Posts: 6,403
FF Reputation: 175 b16sir1991 Excellent Standing Member b16sir1991 Excellent Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (116)
Dont worry if you have that in the svt, guys have said that they have had both and no problems, but the mtx-75 should only run the XTM5QS or equalivent.
__________________
"The right driver can work magic"

Oct 2005 Ride of the month.
SVT Squad #25
Call me Mike......

Give rep points and feedback when you appreciate someone on here!
b16sir1991 is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 02-06-2008, 12:56 PM   #15
besthaticouldo
i wear no pants
 
besthaticouldo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Fan#: 26970
Location: The Lou, MO
What I Drive: '11 OBP WRX Sedan

Posts: 17,504
FF Reputation: 104 besthaticouldo Excellent Standing Member besthaticouldo Excellent Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (23)
o ok got ya
__________________
remember that building a car shouldn’t come from parts it should come from deep inside your soul. let the car speak for all the emotions, memories and experiences youve made and the car will take a life of its own. truth over fame.
besthaticouldo is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 02-06-2008, 12:57 PM   #16
PumkinSvt
Focus Fanatic
 
PumkinSvt's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Fan#: 46561
Location: SoCal, CA
What I Drive: 10 Forte DD,Comp SVTF, 14 Fiesta ST

Posts: 7,494
FF Reputation: 28 PumkinSvt Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (33)
yea i was talkin to some guy about it and he said he runs that in his 03 cobra
__________________


HKS||Garrett||TopSpeed||Tial||Massive||
PumkinSvt is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 02-06-2008, 01:13 PM   #17
blackfocus2k4
Focus Enthusiast
 
blackfocus2k4's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Fan#: 49069
Location: Evans, Georgia, GA
What I Drive: 2004 black ZX3

Posts: 546
FF Reputation: 4 blackfocus2k4 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (10)
quick question how often should you be changing your manual trans fluid?
blackfocus2k4 is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 02-06-2008, 01:17 PM   #18
killer ZETEC
GL1TCH
 
killer ZETEC's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Fan#: 44757
Location: wisconsin
What I Drive: advance trac french blue 03 zx3

Posts: 3,560
FF Reputation: 42 killer ZETEC Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (5)
^^ good question, and could this be the reason mine is shifing like ass (not enough fluid inside?) my car does have 70,000 miles on it. do i need to top it off?
__________________
focus owner whos runnin with the hatchet
zc187 focus nation and fvscc's car 343
still getting part and things for this turbo.
will it run soon?? who knows.
killer ZETEC is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 02-06-2008, 01:28 PM   #19
blackfocus2k4
Focus Enthusiast
 
blackfocus2k4's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Fan#: 49069
Location: Evans, Georgia, GA
What I Drive: 2004 black ZX3

Posts: 546
FF Reputation: 4 blackfocus2k4 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (10)
i guess we will have to wait for the answerbut i did hear sometimes are manual shifter will need adjusting because they tend to get rough!!
blackfocus2k4 is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 02-06-2008, 01:29 PM   #20
b16sir1991
Focused Focus
 
b16sir1991's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Fan#: 16612
Location: Kannapolis, NC
What I Drive: 2004 SVT Focus, Sonic Blue

Posts: 6,403
FF Reputation: 175 b16sir1991 Excellent Standing Member b16sir1991 Excellent Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (116)
I would suggest it every 30-40k miles.
__________________
"The right driver can work magic"

Oct 2005 Ride of the month.
SVT Squad #25
Call me Mike......

Give rep points and feedback when you appreciate someone on here!
b16sir1991 is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks & Social Networks
-->
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
SE Michigan Ford Dealers - IP Swap mgmshar General Technical Chat 3 12-27-2007 12:01 PM
Does Ford Read Our Posts? MisterDork Ford Focus & General Car Chat 63 06-01-2007 09:06 AM
Are all Ford Dealers full of Idiots??? themangina69 General Technical Chat 27 11-27-2006 11:03 PM
Ford will have a reality show igor Ford Focus & General Car Chat 4 04-27-2006 11:47 AM
Ford and small cars??? DrkKnight614 Ford Focus & General Car Chat 3 01-11-2006 09:52 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:14 PM.


Copyright 2002-2014 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Terms of Use : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Acura TLX or Fiesta ST. You can find all Ford Focus and Focus ST related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area.