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#271 OFFLINE   2010KonaBlueGT


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Posted 17 April 2015 - 09:21 AM

Ive got a Gen 1, and love it.  I thought about upgrading, but I don't have any issues with the Gen 1.  SOLID is the word that describes this shifter.  The stock one caused me so many problems: 1) engaging 1st at a stop and 2) revving 1st out to redline, and not getting 2nd sometimes.  No issues now.  Oh and ADD THE AMSOIL ATF!!  Fixes all cold shifting notchiness.


I went with Royal Purple myself.  But not until just recently.




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Posted 07 May 2015 - 09:33 AM

Just was given a triple gauge pod from a local winning at a car show. What company gauges do y'all have a preference for? and do y'all prefer mechanical or electrical gauges? 





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Posted 14 July 2015 - 10:28 AM

2nd gear issue; 2012 GT500. 

I have read as many threads as I am able to find here and curious if anyone else has / had something similar to me.


1st noticed when I drove to Carlisle PA to the Ford Nationals.  After a long drive - couple hours on the hwy, I was not able to get into 2nd gear downshifting from 3rd in traffic.  Was like it was not there; no where to go to. 

It is a scary thing when downshifting in traffic and can't get to 2nd. 


Eventually 2nd is found (after sitting at a dead stop for a few minutes) but it was mushy (for lack of a better description) and I could slush into 2nd gear from a dead stop.  After the car cooled off when I got to the hotel all was fine. (had to do a beer run)


Happened again this past weekend when I went for a couple hour drive and once again found traffic and was unable to get into 2nd gear.  Had to use brakes from 3rd. Can get to 2nd from 1st when starting from a dead stop and is slushy (definitely the shift to 2nd does not feel 'normal').


Once again after stop and go traffic for a few miles was able to use the slushy 2nd gate. 

I really don't get it, and this only happens after a long drive and (IMO & best guess) there is significant heat from all the moving internals for the extended period.


Not 100% sure this will be fixed with a replacement shifter and curious if this occurrence is mine alone.

If you had similar, please reply and what did you do to fix.


Not sure if I should try calling FoMoCo direct to ask, as I am pretty confident the dealer will not find or duplicate. I will not leave my car for LONG drive to see if they can duplicate.


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Posted 15 July 2015 - 03:46 AM

SHELBY EH I understand you not wanting to leave it at the dealership. If the car is out of warranty I would start with draining the gearbox and refilling with either Amsoil or Royal Purple. With what your describing it doesn't seem like the shifter is the issue or it would most likely do it all the time. It's also possible that it's clutch related. GL

Edited by 08KR525, 15 July 2015 - 03:47 AM.

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