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I have a weird problem my car has 72,000 5 speed standard 2001 Ford Focus Zx3.

It shifts fine but they seems to be a little hard to shift and you can even

hear like a small scrape when they shift.

It feels like moving a butter knife thru a very crunchy peanut butter tub.

Any ideas on what I can do so I can improve the shifting experience?[???:)]

Thanks[loveff]
 

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ever changed gear oil??
 

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I have not done so. What is the Oil type and do you have a guideline I can follow to change the oil?

When is a good time to change the oil also?
 

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careful.. thats alomost how mine soundedand felt today... then the clutch went out and now i have none., but hopefully its just the oil
 

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Your about due. I use BG syncroshift II and its great. Another option is RP syncromax which is cheaper but also works well. 2.5 quarts is about what you need. 3 bottles of BG will run you 60$, RP around 35$. Jegs and summit sell RP and BG online and usually are your best deal. Hope this helps
 

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Where can I buy BG syncroshift II damnfastsvt02?

Do you have a link?

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I bought mine though a local speed shop. If you look around online im sure you can find a place that sells it, maybe even locally. BG has a dealer locator on their website. http://www.bgfindashop.com/locator/index.php
 

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Your about due. I use BG syncroshift II and its great. Another option is RP syncromax which is cheaper but also works well. 2.5 quarts is about what you need. 3 bottles of BG will run you 60$, RP around 35$. Jegs and summit sell RP and BG online and usually are your best deal. Hope this helps
2.1qts. I just used RP syncromaxx when i did my clutch swap, great stuff, cheaper than ford honey(highly regarded[paranoid] ). And you can find RP at Nappa if you can find one so you don't have to wait for it to be shipped.
 
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