Originally Posted by Cababah
Is the ST using a Chinese made getrag for the manual? If so, that would be a major bummer. Ford has had to (and still does) replace a lot of these in the 11+ mustangs.
Nope. The MT-82 is made in the Chinese plant for the Mustangs. The Focus models are made in the German plant (Getrag 285) similar to the Mini Cooper S.