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Old 11-07-2012, 07:58 AM   #441
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The vinyl on the tails looks really good. I might have to steal that from you, although I might still just tint the whole light.

Going back a few posts, I think keeping the front lip, side rockers, and rear lower half of the bumper satin black will be better, since I think it makes the car look a bit slimmer, if that makes any sense. Side diffusers and a lower rear valence in black would be even better, since it makes the car appear a bit lower. Just my $0.019
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Old 11-07-2012, 03:10 PM   #442
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i like what your doin with your YB focus its unique. the only YB foci are hatches and old people are driving them lol. I hear the YB focus is kinda rare...i see them all the time here?
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We've been told that only 4,123 exist in that colour. Oddly enough, sedans outnumbered hatches though, by a lot.

There are a few in my area, but it's still uncommon to see them. I'm pretty sure a couple are within the neighbourhoods surrounding mine.

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The vinyl on the tails looks really good. I might have to steal that from you, although I might still just tint the whole light.

Going back a few posts, I think keeping the front lip, side rockers, and rear lower half of the bumper satin black will be better, since I think it makes the car look a bit slimmer, if that makes any sense. Side diffusers and a lower rear valence in black would be even better, since it makes the car appear a bit lower. Just my $0.019
Tinting the whole light was the other option I was pondering, but I decided to keep it simple for now and try just a portion. Being vinyl, I can always change it later.

I completely understand what you're getting at. Just for me the practicality aspect is a major bonus, and it still looks good.
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Old 11-14-2012, 12:35 AM   #443
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Tonight a quick detour on the way home allowed me to roll the Focus over to 10,000km and grab a picture.




Also as a comment on the lip in winter, it is NOT a snowplow. This was the one and only time I hit snow with it, and that was just a small pile of loose stuff.

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Only 6200 miles? Pft. You don't drive enough!
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This is partially why my Grand Prix is 20 years old and has 152,000 kilometers.
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Haha I was thinking that too.

I'm sorry you have snow, Bill lol
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This was me earlier:
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It's now just over 10,100. Is that better?

Throwback picture, because I'm bored. If I get an afternoon to myself I should get some real shots of this thing for fun, anything of late is off my phone.

I'm still daydreaming about ideas for next season too.

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Seeing as how I still have a gift card good at some Ford dealers, I'm thinking of which OEM parts I could order. One idea I've had is to get a hold of the silver-accented outer vents, as seen in the higher models and now the ST.

Anyone know how to remove these? I haven't even taken a peek yet, honestly.



Meanwhile, I'm STILL debating a black roof too.

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The black roof would look so slick I've been debating a pink one
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