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Old 07-16-2012, 06:48 PM   #531
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How do you "slap" through the gears with a little thumb button? Shame on Ford for that as they should've had a manu-stick type shifter since under spirited driving the thumb button simply was too small and gave my thumb a cramp after 15 minutes. Poor design.
Well, you pretty much just "double-click" the thumb rocker to "slap" through the gears down at least... Read that somewhere else on here and tried it, does work. But not to the extent of what you're looking for!
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Old 07-16-2012, 07:08 PM   #532
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Well, you pretty much just "double-click" the thumb rocker to "slap" through the gears down at least... Read that somewhere else on here and tried it, does work. But not to the extent of what you're looking for!
Exactly! For instance, if I'm approaching a turn I will simply tap down to the gear I want (usually 2nd or 3rd), and power around the conner just like I would in a manual. Granted, I have to keep an eye on my dash to see what gear I'm currently in since it's not really a manual, but I'm getting better and better each day. I'm sure, soon enough, it will just become second nature. Hell, with that said, I find myself driving in either select shift or sport mode almost exclusively for the most part. The only time I really use "D" is on the highway. :-)
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Old 07-17-2012, 10:42 AM   #533
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just got a tint job, car is a little dirty. Going to remove the focus tag on the front, not feeling it.
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Old 07-17-2012, 10:47 AM   #534
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just got a tint job, car is a little dirty. Going to remove the focus tag on the front, not feeling it.
Nice tint job! Is that 35%? I still need to get mine done.
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Old 07-17-2012, 11:26 AM   #535
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There are 2012 owners who actually like their car?

Huh.. who woulda thunk..

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Old 07-17-2012, 02:25 PM   #536
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Old 07-17-2012, 02:29 PM   #537
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I like mine a lot!
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Old 07-18-2012, 09:56 AM   #538
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what do you think of the intake, in your honest opinion? worth it?
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Old 07-18-2012, 11:39 AM   #539
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I love my Focus so much that I actually get a little bummed when my fiancee has it and I'm home and it's not in my driveway. It's very satisfying seeing it there, hah. :D
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Old 07-18-2012, 11:42 AM   #540
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Lol,I feel the same way when my wife,Kay,takes "her" car to work.
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