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Old 04-14-2009, 07:57 PM   #52
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Location: Fort Bragg, NC
What I Drive: '13 Taffeta White Civic Si Sedan

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Location: California
Model: ZX3
Color: Pitch Black

Why he loves his Focus:
"First of all thanx for those who voted and supported. Also thanx to my fiance for supporting me with this expensive hobby. I’ve had this focus for around 6 years now, and I guess I’m still not tired of it yet. Hahaha.

I bought the car with the intention of modding it, and its been through different phases, from different kinds of body kits to different set of wheels. I’ve always had the need for speed so I was always bolting on engine mods. The focus sport turbo kit gave me what I was looking for. However I wanted a well rounded car, so I had to have some exterior mods, which mainly consisted of European cosmetics. I guess I became an addict as I modded the interior, the entertainment system, and suspension work as well.

I’m very happy where the car is at today, it’s been very good to me. I love how not only does it go fast in a straight line but can handle corners as well. It’s also very low profile which is perfect for daily driving. The best part about this is, not only can it keep up with the big boys, but it also beats them in how easy it drives and all the luxuries it has, not to mention that it gets about the same gas mileage as it was stock."

His future plans:
"As for future plans, I will be getting a new wheel setup, something different and unique with an aggressive stance to it. Also a Euro RS wing is being currently painted, and I will be putting front and rear night vision cameras. I also have a set of ST170 headlights and a badgeless grill that I will be putting on. As for the bigger mods, I am currently debating about building the internals for more boost, but still undecided."


ST170 Front End Conversion
ST170 Glass Fogs
2002 European Grill
Custom shaved rear hatch
Custom Cut Stock Rebar to fit euro bumpers
Mustang Fuel Door painted to match car
Rear Wiper Delete
Focus Central Short Antenna
Trim Pieces painted (mirrors, sidemoldings, antenna base/antenna, hatch trim, door trim)
Tinted Winshield Banner
Euro LED taillights
In Pro ST 170 Headlights
European rear bumper

Recaro Heated Leather Seats Front/Rear
SVT AC bezel Mid Console
Short Shifter
Chrome Shifter Bezel
Painted Gauge Cluster and Needles
SVT pedals
Carbon Fiber Shift Boot/Knob
SVT E-brake handle
Intermittent Wiper
Power door locks conversion
Polished Door Trim Bezel

Car Vision DVD/Bluetooth head display
Cerwin Vega 12" Subwoofer
Hart Amplifier
Infinity Kappa Series all around
Remote Start/Automatic Window Roll up


Focussport Stage 2 Turbo Kit dynoed @11 psi (252whp/235wtq)
Garrett GT28R Turbo
Cast Turbo Manifold
Stainless Steel Downpipe w/intergrated flex & O2 sensor fittings
Powdercoated plumbing w/bead rolled ends
Internal Wastegate Actuator
Waterline Kit
Bailey Diverter Valve
ITG Maxogen Air Filter
42lb. Bosch Fuel Injectors
Custom MAF housing
Custom Oil Catch Can
Stainless steel Feed line
Custom Drain Line tapped to the block
Autolite 103 Copper Spark Plugs
Front Mount Intercooler
Eboost2 Electronic Boost Controller
Ford Racing Tach Adapter
SVT Coolant Tank Cover
Trubendz 2.5" madrel bent exhaust
Added extra magnaflow muffler mixed w/Trubendz exhaust
Cosworth Balance Shaft Delete
2005 Fuel Pump Conversion
SCT XCalibrator 2 ECU Flasher
Dyno Tuning by Focussport
Exedy Stage 2 Clutch
Exedy Flywheel
Torsen T2 Limited Slip Differential
VF Polyurethane mount driver
VF Polyurethane mount passenger
VF dogbone mount

H&R Coilovers
Eibach 25mm Rear Sway Bar
Polyurethane Sway bar Bushings

SVT Front/Rear Brake Conversion
Mintex Pads all around
EAP Dark Argent wheels
Azenis RT615 215-45-17

February 2005 ROTM

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