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Old 12-17-2018, 08:30 PM   #11
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151,000. Same Clutch. Mostly highway.
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Old 12-17-2018, 09:58 PM   #12
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16, about 20 autocross sessions and DD too. Clutch is fine at 37k.
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Old 12-17-2018, 10:14 PM   #13
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I'm just over 148k hard miles. I feel it may slip a little on really hard 1-2 shifts. Just have to let off the throttle to let it catch up and then back on the throttle. Should be ok for a while. I also may have a rear main leak. Either going to take care of the leak and then sell it and get an RS or ST in the next 6 months.
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Old 12-20-2018, 12:12 PM   #14
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Iím the original owner of mine and Iím at around 212k on the original clutch. I drive a lot of highway miles though.


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Old 12-20-2018, 03:48 PM   #15
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clutch life is too driver dependant.
i got 140k miles on my origial MTX75 clutch (including hundreds of autox runs), but I'm quite gentle to clutches.

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Old 12-22-2018, 01:03 AM   #16
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I bought mine used with 85k on it and at 100k it blew the clutch to pieces on a downshift from 5th to 4th while climbing a hill. I’m at 145k now. These cars have a dual mass flywheel setup to help reduce vibration and noise. With that said, from what I understand it is nearly impossible to surface the flywheel on a dual mass.so you’ll need to replace both the clutch friction disc and the flywheel to ensure trouble free operation. When I did research on parts for mine (45k miles ago) the only supplier for parts was ford. Hopefully that has changed and somebody has a solid flywheel conversion on the market now.
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Old 12-27-2018, 02:26 AM   #17
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113k on a 2009 SES bought new. Clutch still functions well, clutch pedal spring is broken which causes the cruise control to not engage. Pay attention to this 5 speed owners. If you find your cruise control intermittent especially when cold, sit back, keep calm, turn on cruise control and lift your clutch pedal when you engage the speed set. Hey! It works like it used to and now you know you can have a normally working cruise control if you replace that broken spring. I have seen them online for about 28 bucks new. Changing it looks a pain but it’s on my list to do along with the passenger side motor mount - the source of most rattles especially the dash... HNY 2019!
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Old 04-28-2019, 01:43 AM   #18
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28,000 on my 2013 no clutch problems yet
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Old 04-28-2019, 12:13 PM   #19
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123k, still clutching strong... changed that passenger mount, the difference was amazing. All of the dash rattles when cold are gone, car runs like new. Trans mount and dogbone next.

Tires - I changed my tires to 205/55/16 Michelin Energy Savers. These are slightly taller than the recommended tire - about an inch overall. I bought them on a buy 3 get 1 free from Costco, with free installation. After going back and forth about whether they would install the oversized tires, they did.

I have had no rubbing issues at all in about 4,000 miles, and the mileage gain was approx 20% ! Up from an average of 28 per gal to 30. That saves about a 1.5 gallons per tank. In California that’s a good 5.75 per fill so you can calculate how long it will take to be worth your while over the smaller, cheaper tires. All total the tires cost about 390.00 for the set.

My goal was to buy Michelin Energy Saver A/S tires, which are the factory tire on the Focus Electric. They were a bit pricier, however I think the improvement would have been noticeably higher - those tires are amazing. A set for the Focus Electric are about a 1000 bucks, and I tried using a lesser Michelin tire that a Primacy energy tire. The cost to charge the car increased by 5 bucks a week or 25% - I paid the restock fee to go back to the original tire. I would have spent 600 dollars in increased charging costs over the life of the tire...

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Old 04-28-2019, 02:34 PM   #20
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80,000 and 45,000 (a '12 and a '14). My 21 year old and 18 year old sons drive them (the Focus has very good safety ratings). I drive both of the Focus' on occasion, both of the clutches are still strong.
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