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Royce01 05-06-2012 11:17 AM

What's the easiest way to smoke my tires
I have a 2001 focus se with the spi engine. I have parts that have increased the performance but it's probably not enough. It has 132hp and 147ft/tq what would you guys suggest I install on it besides a turbo to help. It's an automatic. How would you spin a fwd tires would you use the ebrake or foot brake

whimsicalpouch2 05-06-2012 12:04 PM

swap to a manual? i find auto's more difficult to spin the tires with

orrr everytime you spin, make sure your wheels are on oil.


kwg2371 05-06-2012 12:30 PM

buy a new car LOL

mikebontoft 05-06-2012 12:54 PM

where did you get those power numbers?

a higher stall torque converter and an LSD (to smoke more than one tire) plus a turbo or super high compression is probably the only way to do it. just doesn't have enough to do it otherwise.

you could probably get a quick spin with a real high stall alone but you would end up doing it at every light.

several things:
the auto trans is the same as the one for the zetec so there could be torque converters and lsds available for it.

there is no turbo kit for the spi but using eBay parts it could be fairly cheap. just research the hell out of them first.

other than that, mount washer fluid jets behind each front tire, Install auxillary washer fluid bottle with motor, fill with oil, wire toggle switch or button on dash and SMOKE [hihi]

jmcrides03 05-06-2012 01:08 PM

i can do a burnout in my spi if thats what your asking. just a little water and a locked up e brake and give it a launch and itll sit n spin til ya try for 2nd lol

SMITHBOY76908 05-06-2012 02:15 PM

I drive the slicks through the water box in 1st gear and just pop the clutch from about 3k to spin the slicks over a time or two in the water to make sure they're wet. I pull forward to the edge of the water, put it in 2nd gear, pull the e-brake, stand on the 2-step, and drop the clutch. Smoke away.

mikebontoft 05-06-2012 02:28 PM

lol can't do either of those....

Joe do you put yours in 1st or drive?

Mile30 05-06-2012 02:34 PM

Lunch trays under the rear tires & ebrake it; keep the wheel on the locks and enjoy the donuts!

jmcrides03 05-06-2012 02:34 PM

first [burnout]

budpln 05-06-2012 05:27 PM

this is simple.. the best way i learned to smoke the tires on an automatic is when i was 13 i used to steal my mothers v8 cougar while she was asleep put the car in neutral rev the piss out of it and pull the shifter into 1 that will smoke em.. and for some more effect put dish detergent on em..

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