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Old 09-03-2013, 05:05 PM   #21
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Still loving my car. Im getting around 36 mpg. Last fill up I got 39.just had a remote car starter put in. Cost me a little more because it a manual trans. But its going to be some nice as the winter comes to a near!
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Old 09-03-2013, 05:11 PM   #22
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Still loving my car. Im getting around 36 mpg. Last fill up I got 39.just had a remote car starter put in. Cost me a little more because it a manual trans. But its going to be some nice as the winter comes to a near!
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Old 09-03-2013, 08:25 PM   #23
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I don't care if your car sh** winning lottery tickets, when winter comes having a remote start will be your favorite mod.

I had to space heat my car in the morning before I left for work.

(I lived in the Carolina mountains, not talking about Florida by anymeans.)
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Old 09-03-2013, 08:35 PM   #24
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Gotcha beat there. I live in maine. Gets cold here in the winter.we are do for a bad one this year, I can feel it!
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Cold in Louisiana is a joke to you guys I'm quite sure lol. We might see low 20's one or two days in the winter and thats it.
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I would like a remote start, but I'm not sure I'd trust on on a manual transmission!

A block heater would be a good compromise. The coolant and oil would be warm without having to start the engine.

Being an apartment dweller ... that's not an option for me.
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Remote start is nice to have the AC on too well before I get in it.
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The Focus has always been the best American compact car. I love mine.

Try getting a lower suspension and some summer tires. You won't believe how well it handles.
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Adding a rear sway bar did tons for mine!
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Still loving my car. Im getting around 36 mpg. Last fill up I got 39.just had a remote car starter put in. Cost me a little more because it a manual trans. But its going to be some nice as the winter comes to a near!
Which brand remote start did you go with? I have a manual and would like to do the same thing also I cant seem to get great gas mileage then again I'm always doing 80 on the highway lol.
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