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Old 09-11-2012, 06:55 AM   #1
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What Happens when you go Autocrossing

This car started life as a 2002 Ford Focus Steeda #023.





Then I discovered Autocross.



Seven years later...




Interior:
  • Fully Gutted (has Heater)
  • Fully Caged
  • Sparco Racing Seats
  • Quick release Steering Wheel
  • Battery relocated to trunk.





Weight Reduction:

  • Carbon Fibre Hood
  • Carbon Fibre Hatch
  • Fiberglass Fenders
  • ALL Polycarbonate Windows by Clear One
  • Sheet Metal Dash
  • Weight - 2200lbs

Body & Chassis by Mad Matt, Darien IL





Motor:
  • 2.0 Litre ZETEC
  • Block - .085 over
  • Custom Wiseco Pistons 86mm IIRC
  • Crower Rods
  • Hardened Oil Pump Gear
  • ARP Head / Main / Flywheel bolts
  • Compression - 13.5:1
  • Race Fuel - 110 Octane



Head:
  • Massive Ultimate Head
  • Crower Stage 2 Cams

Intake:
  • Jenvey Individual Throttle Bodies from UK
  • Custom Air box
  • Cold Air Intake - Piped from Driver Headlight





Bolt Ons:
  • Underdrive Pulleys
  • Focus Central Adjustable Cam Gears
  • VCF Motor Mounts
  • SCT Xcal 2 Tuning Module
  • SunPro Digital Tach w/Shift Light

Motor by Massive Speed Systems, Spring Grove, IL
Tuning by Kurgan Motorsport
189hp 166 ft.lbs torque in 105 degree air temperature
Red Line - 8500 rpm

Ignition:
  • MSD DIS Dual Ignition Box
  • MSD Tach Adapter
  • MSD Coil
  • Massive 10mm wires
Exhaust:
  • JBA full Race Header
  • MSRB Exhaust
  • Energy Suspension Exhaust hangers


Transmission:
  • MTX75 with Torsen LSD
  • Fidanza Flywheel
  • Clutch Masters Stage 2 Clutch

Suspension:
  • Energy Suspension Bushings
  • Eibach Front & Rear Sway Bars
  • Custom Leda Coilover Suspension
  • Aluminum Front Lower Control Arms
  • FS Werks Racing Camber Plates
  • Adjustable rear Tow Arm
  • Adjustable Rear Camber Bolts



Brakes:
  • Rally Focus Brake Upgrade
  • Willwood Brake bias Proportioning Valve
  • Electric Vacuum Pump - to maintain 20 Bar of Vacuum for Brake Assist
  • Front Cooling Ducts



Wheels:
  • ATS 15x8
  • Tires Hoosier r35 22.5 x 9.5 x 15
  • Stock 16" Wheels & Street Tires
  • Custom 25mm Billet Aluminum Wheel Spacers




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Old 09-11-2012, 07:11 AM   #2
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Fantastic build!

Where are the trophies?!
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Old 09-11-2012, 07:16 AM   #3
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So badass! Like I said in the other thread, awesome intake box to use use the ITB's. Same thing I was thinking about just never able to do in, even in my dreams lol. Also you know you get 10hp just from the color of the car alone lol
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Old 09-11-2012, 07:19 AM   #4
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That car is freaking awesome.
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Old 09-11-2012, 07:44 AM   #5
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Bowing down to some major awesomeness.

Did it take you the full 7 years to build all of that?

I have seen it once before, but it's still definitely a great looking ride. And I bet tons of fun to drive.

-Ray-
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Old 09-11-2012, 07:51 AM   #6
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Beautiful.
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Old 09-11-2012, 07:57 AM   #7
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Sweet build!!! This car is full of awesome!!!! Do you only auto-x it or do you still drive it on the streets.
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Old 09-11-2012, 08:00 AM   #8
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Fun Fun Fun. Thats awesome
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Old 09-11-2012, 08:01 AM   #9
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I love the arrow on the roof!
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Old 09-11-2012, 08:30 AM   #10
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Your car is the one that shows up in the massive ad at the top of the page sometimes. I knew I recognized it. Sweet lookin autox machine.
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