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Old 05-04-2006, 03:19 PM   #11
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yeah, i forgot about wayne....

sorry wayne....
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Old 05-04-2006, 05:26 PM   #12
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wait, can we use the MTX five with our engines?
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Old 05-04-2006, 05:31 PM   #13
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No you need the Ib5 I belive for the SPI the Zetec's and Duratecs (teh bestest motor ) use the same tranny.

What Urn was saying is a full SPI to Zetec manual swap.
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Old 05-05-2006, 06:28 AM   #14
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the cars i've beaten were a 96 accord non vtec, 99 accord non vtec, 96 civic sohc vetc, sentra, u know cars that have mostly base motors. no my tranny is not blown i just want to acclerate faster, i looked at junkyards b/c its cheaper
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Old 05-05-2006, 09:01 AM   #15
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i had to get my auto rebuilt which cost out the[bootyshak after i get my focus paid off, i'm keeping it but buying a standard....so, i will never shift with an auto again
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Old 05-06-2006, 06:15 PM   #16
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How would you wreck an automatic transmission by UPSHIFTING manually (going from 1 to 2 to D)? All it's doing is keeping the transmission from shifting. You would put excess stress on the transmission if you DOWNSHIFTED an automatic manually (esp. if the revs are high)!

1/4 mile, no prob... road course or auto cross, bad

No comment on the 'get a manual if you want to shift gears manually'. *Rollseyes*
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Old 05-07-2006, 07:06 PM   #17
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simply put, when you upshift manually you force your transmission to work in a way it was not designed to work. you put undue stress on your tranny that over time will cause damage.
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Old 05-08-2006, 11:29 AM   #18
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yeah now that i think bout it does use up alot of gas...
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Old 05-29-2006, 12:53 AM   #19
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tc focus is right by shifting an auto(mine is an auto) ive kicked many a but:
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honda del sol 1.5,i believe, not the vtec
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and my favorite one 2.3 mustang manual tranny by three cars!!!!hehehe that sucker got it were it hurts
oh also i stayed with a 24 valve dohc 6 cyl taurus until bout 70 mph but then he kicked my ass
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Old 05-29-2006, 01:55 AM   #20
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I used to do this in my chrysler(may it rest in peace) , hence the reason why i now have a focus
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