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Old 08-08-2012, 10:31 PM   #201
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And the last question to you all:
- we all know that if the battery is disconnected, some of the Focus systems will be reset (MFT, DCT etc). How was it for you ?
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Old 08-08-2012, 10:34 PM   #202
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And the last question to you all:
- we all know that if the battery is disconnected, some of the Focus systems will be reset (MFT, DCT etc). How was it for you ?
I don't have either of the two issues you describe ;) but it was a b!tch to have to reprogram the satellite radio stations again. LOL...
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Old 08-08-2012, 11:20 PM   #204
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And the last question to you all:
- we all know that if the battery is disconnected, some of the Focus systems will be reset (MFT, DCT etc). How was it for you ?
Went perfectly fine. I think the car has to re-learn your driving techniques but that's no biggie. Had to re-pair my phone. The usual
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Old 08-09-2012, 05:16 AM   #205
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craig, I know I gave you +1 to your rep a while ago, but when I try giving one again, well, this is the message I get :



And I did "spred" some, trust me !

P.S. So, yep, I just ordered one and I get also the Covercraft Car Sun Shade - for the price, I think it is a no-braner.
I appreciate it! Its probably because you already gave me rep in this thread. I try to help out as much as I can around here. A custom sunshade is worth every penny. It makes a little difference for interior temperature but I like mostly because my hand doesn't get burned on the steering wheel.

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And the last question to you all:
- we all know that if the battery is disconnected, some of the Focus systems will be reset (MFT, DCT etc). How was it for you ?
I didn't disconnect the battery. I didn't see the point in it. K&N asks you to disconnect the battery for safety reasons.
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Yeah, there is zero reason to disconnect the battery for an intake install. Just leave the cover on the battery, and you'll be good to go.
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I did the first time around, but when I went in to replace the housing I said screw it. It's an extra step that's just there to save K&N should you screw up somehow.
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...P.S. So, yep, I just ordered one and I get also the Covercraft Car Sun Shade - for the price, I think it is a no-braner.
Due to the high shipping fees (50% of the total cost) I decided to cancel my order. I'll wait till K&N intake is available in canadian stores.
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Off topic but I put mine up for sale if anybody is interested...

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Old 08-11-2012, 08:22 AM   #210
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Finally, I ordered one from amazon.com.

This is a dyno performed on a "stock" Focus SEL 2012

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ERROR: If you can see this, then YouTube is down or you don't have Flash installed.


And the numbers were : 141 HP / 133 TQ

I wonder if only from the K&N intake those numbers would be : 151 HP / 143 TQ. I know craig got these same numbers on his dyno but in some odd conditions and with a FSWerks exhaust too. I'll test mine when it'll be installed.

Late edit: A nice tool to calculate the HP crank/wheel : Wheel Horsepower to Crankshaft Horsepower Guestimator
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