What neat tricks and tips have you've found since owning? - Page 111 - Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum > Ford Focus Third Generation > MK3 Focus

MK3 Focus The place to chat about general questions, window tinting, exterior body, interior and lighting upgrades for the third generation 2012-Current Focus.

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

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-28-2013, 11:51 PM   #1101
SilverPony2001
Focus Fanatic
 
SilverPony2001's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Fan#: 27073
Location: Naperville, IL
What I Drive: 2013 SGM Sedan SE

Posts: 1,526
Points 6,182, Level 51
Points: 6,182, Level: 51 Points: 6,182, Level: 51 Points: 6,182, Level: 51
Level Up 16% Completed
Level up: 16% Level up: 16% Level up: 16%
Forum Activity 10%
Activity: 10% Activity: 10% Activity: 10%
FF Reputation: 9 SilverPony2001 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (2)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Faygo Focus View Post
Instead of saying "USB", you can say the name of your device. Name it "LetsRock", say that as a command and then MFT will repeat it and await your instructions.
Sweet, I'm going to rename my usb drive "f you". So when sync doesn't understand me and I end up saying "f you" it will repeat it to me.

Sent from my DROID BIONIC using FF Mobile 4
SilverPony2001 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 09-02-2013, 03:41 PM   #1102
PaulyTunes
Focus Rookie
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Fan#: 117985
Location: White Marsh, MD
What I Drive: 2013 SGM Focus Titanium Hatchback

Posts: 16
FF Reputation: 1 PaulyTunes Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Use caution with the front cup holders. The edges are sharp enough to puncture a styrofoam cup. My wife figured this out the hard way and managed to spill Dunkin Donuts pumpkin coffee all over the center console. I haven't managed to duplicate her effort, I find giving the cup a slight twist while pulling it out seems to relieve the tension a bit.
PaulyTunes is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-02-2013, 03:50 PM   #1103
Gi_Jo_Nathan
Focus Addict
 
Gi_Jo_Nathan's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Fan#: 98931
Location: Upstate, SC
What I Drive: 2012 Sonic Blue 5Door MTX

Posts: 565
Points 368, Level 7
Points: 368, Level: 7 Points: 368, Level: 7 Points: 368, Level: 7
Level Up 36% Completed
Level up: 36% Level up: 36% Level up: 36%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 3 Gi_Jo_Nathan Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
Quote:
Originally Posted by PaulyTunes View Post
Use caution with the front cup holders. The edges are sharp enough to puncture a styrofoam cup. My wife figured this out the hard way and managed to spill Dunkin Donuts pumpkin coffee all over the center console. I haven't managed to duplicate her effort, I find giving the cup a slight twist while pulling it out seems to relieve the tension a bit.
Mine doesn't have this type, but I heard someone mention putting a cardboard coffee cup sleeve in, to run interference.
__________________
Jonathan
12 SE HB MTX, IE Tuned, Snorkel DLT, Green Filter(Gray), custom 2.5" cat-back w/borla, Steeda RSB & Short Shift Bracket, JBR Solid Shifter Bushing's, MS3 RMM w/Corksport Inserts, Ti Heads, Redline Tuning Hood Struts, De-chromed
Gi_Jo_Nathan is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-03-2013, 03:47 PM   #1104
Miller88
Focus Addict
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Fan#: 73790
Location: Syracuse, NY
What I Drive: 2011 Focus SE 5 Speed

Posts: 917
Points 1,659, Level 23
Points: 1,659, Level: 23 Points: 1,659, Level: 23 Points: 1,659, Level: 23
Level Up 59% Completed
Level up: 59% Level up: 59% Level up: 59%
Forum Activity 5%
Activity: 5% Activity: 5% Activity: 5%
FF Reputation: 5 Miller88 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
The only way to get the car to actually slow down without using the brakes is to set the cruise control and hit the decel button.

The car does NOT hold itself back. Which is strange for a manual trans.
__________________
2011 Focus SE 5 Speed 36k - Blue Flame Metallic - Added Rear Swaybar
2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 115k - Lifted with mud tires.
Miller88 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-03-2013, 03:51 PM   #1105
reamkeeper
Focus Enthusiast
 
reamkeeper's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Fan#: 15415
Location: Minneapolis, MN
What I Drive: 2013 Fiat 500 Sport Cattiva

Posts: 224
FF Reputation: 4 reamkeeper Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Miller88 View Post
The only way to get the car to actually slow down without using the brakes is to set the cruise control and hit the decel button.

The car does NOT hold itself back. Which is strange for a manual trans.
What? Are you telling us that if you let off the gas with cruise off your car doesn't slow down?
__________________
2013 Fiat 500 Sport Cattiva

KKCO
reamkeeper is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-03-2013, 08:12 PM   #1106
wilsonfocus86
Focus Addict
 
wilsonfocus86's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Fan#: 23099
Location: Baton Rouge, LA
What I Drive: 14 Fusion 2.0

Posts: 1,156
FF Reputation: 3 wilsonfocus86 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Quote:
Originally Posted by reamkeeper View Post
What? Are you telling us that if you let off the gas with cruise off your car doesn't slow down?
Exactly my thought?
__________________
"If in doubt.. Flat out." - Colin McRae
wilsonfocus86 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-03-2013, 10:33 PM   #1107
TboneZX3
Ford Fiend
 
TboneZX3's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Fan#: 90494
Location: Jackson, MO
What I Drive: '12 SE Sport, '01 ZX3, '67 Bronco

Posts: 2,179
Points 1,277, Level 19
Points: 1,277, Level: 19 Points: 1,277, Level: 19 Points: 1,277, Level: 19
Level Up 77% Completed
Level up: 77% Level up: 77% Level up: 77%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 10 TboneZX3 Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
What does drifting and gymkhana have to do with tips and tricks?

How 'bout we get back on topic?
__________________
Hatch Nation #90
'12 SE Sport 5Dr |╠╬╝|Sterling Grey Metallic|203a|Moonroof|17" Paint/Mach Whls|K&N 57S-4000|FFE RMM|Steeda STB, RSB|JBR bushings
'01 ZX3|╠╬╝|Pitch Black|Prem. pkg.|Moonroof|SVT Snorkel|SVT Springs|S2 Dampers|Steeda STS|Magnaflow exh.
TboneZX3 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-04-2013, 08:32 AM   #1108
Miller88
Focus Addict
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Fan#: 73790
Location: Syracuse, NY
What I Drive: 2011 Focus SE 5 Speed

Posts: 917
Points 1,659, Level 23
Points: 1,659, Level: 23 Points: 1,659, Level: 23 Points: 1,659, Level: 23
Level Up 59% Completed
Level up: 59% Level up: 59% Level up: 59%
Forum Activity 5%
Activity: 5% Activity: 5% Activity: 5%
FF Reputation: 5 Miller88 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Quote:
Originally Posted by reamkeeper View Post
What? Are you telling us that if you let off the gas with cruise off your car doesn't slow down?

Yup! If I'm going 55 on a highway and let off the gas, it keeps going 55. It also idles at 2000 - 2500RPM when cold.

It's "normal" according to the dealer.
__________________
2011 Focus SE 5 Speed 36k - Blue Flame Metallic - Added Rear Swaybar
2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 115k - Lifted with mud tires.
Miller88 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-04-2013, 09:08 AM   #1109
reamkeeper
Focus Enthusiast
 
reamkeeper's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Fan#: 15415
Location: Minneapolis, MN
What I Drive: 2013 Fiat 500 Sport Cattiva

Posts: 224
FF Reputation: 4 reamkeeper Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Miller88 View Post
Yup! If I'm going 55 on a highway and let off the gas, it keeps going 55. It also idles at 2000 - 2500RPM when cold.

It's "normal" according to the dealer.
That is not normal
__________________
2013 Fiat 500 Sport Cattiva

KKCO
reamkeeper is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-04-2013, 09:09 AM   #1110
gtncpa
Focus Enthusiast
 
gtncpa's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Fan#: 86143
Location: Midland Park, NJ
What I Drive: 2012 Black Titanium Hatch

Posts: 507
Points 1,558, Level 22
Points: 1,558, Level: 22 Points: 1,558, Level: 22 Points: 1,558, Level: 22
Level Up 58% Completed
Level up: 58% Level up: 58% Level up: 58%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 2 gtncpa Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
How many people use Sync on a regular basis? I use it all the time to get addresses into my navigation all the time via "Business Search". This morning it asked me to agree to terms and conditions. I did and now it gives me traffic.
gtncpa is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Bookmarks & Social Networks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may 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


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:42 AM.


Copyright 2002-2014 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : 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 Audi S3, Ford Fusion and Acura TLX. 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. Challenger Hellcat - Charger Hellcat