2004 Screaming Yellow EAP SVTF #1522 - Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum > Ford Focus Discussions > Ford Focus Builds & General Showroom

Ford Focus Builds & General Showroom Post pictures and information of your Focus being built or your car images here. We want to see your Focus! More Images: Visit Our Online Ford Focus Gallery

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
FocusFest FocusFanatics Merchandise

Reply




 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-10-2013, 07:56 PM   #1
Focus Enthusiast
 
MCPunk79's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Fan#: 89690
Location: Virginia, MN
What I Drive: 2004 ScreamingYellow Ford Focus SVT

Posts: 294
Points 1,422, Level 21
Points: 1,422, Level: 21 Points: 1,422, Level: 21 Points: 1,422, Level: 21
Level Up 22% Completed
Level up: 22% Level up: 22% Level up: 22%
Forum Activity 1%
Activity: 1% Activity: 1% Activity: 1%
FF Reputation: 2 MCPunk79 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
2004 Screaming Yellow EAP SVTF #1522

My name is Mike from MN and this is my second SVTF. I sold my Sonic Blue '02 last summer (to FF member "SHEMPI") and I missed it dearly. It had some high miles and I did some sorting of the car before I sold it off... but I counted the days until I could find myself in another one. I've really enjoyed the Focus community and I've even attended the "Focus Rising" event last year.

on to the car... on Autotrader I found a completely stock screaming yellow ZX3 Focus SVT EAP in Greenville, SC with only 63K on it. The two colors I was after was either screaming yellow or competition orange. To find one all stock and with this low of miles I assumed would be quite a task, and it was. The car had ALL of it's documentation including the vehicle identification number and original window sticker. This car is one of 121 made in Screaming Yellow (d6). It is number 1522 of 1978 ZX3 SVT's made in 2004.

The shipping was a nightmare as going through a brokerage company forced me to wait over a month for pick-up. Because of the transition of Winter to Spring, not too many willing drivers wanting to take the car up to the icy, cold tundra of Northern MN. I had the car delivered to Autonation of White Bear Lake (formally Tousley Ford). A big thanks to Steve (FORDSVTPARTS) who agreed to have the car delivered AND was nice enough to give the car a good run around. Steve was also nice enough to let me give his prided SVT a good thrashing as well... for comparisons sake :)

I also had the car serviced; FULL 60K maintenance complete and new plugs and wires. Car still needs a clutch and brakes/pads on all four corners. Car will also need some cosmetic issues cleared up as well, a few dents and some stone chips. The car right now has ONE modification; a "Focus Sport" front strut bar which I picked up last week.














Headlights polished up:






Engine bay cleaned up a bit:



Litestorm and myself took some pics with the car:










Got the interior pretty sorted out... 1Z deep plastic cleaner and some cockpit premium spray got the dash looking great! Then some Chemical Guys leather cleaner and the car looks pretty fresh...






















Engine bay before:



Engine bay after:



Car will be used as my daily driver and for various car shows down in the Twin Cities and around town. This weekend I plan on giving the car a GOOD detail using various products from Chemical Guys, Griot's, Zaino 1Z, Sonax and Meguiars. The car has been clayed and preped, so the polish stage is next. I want to get the car protected quite well. I've already had the Mach headlights polished back to perfection, installed a new front chin spoiler and clean and detailed the interior.

Thanks for looking!


__________________
2000 Electron Blue Pearl Honda Civic Si
2002 Sonic Blue Ford Focus SVT #661 SOLD
2004 Screaming Yellow Ford Focus SVT#1522
2006 Wicked White Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX
2008 Grabber Orange Ford Mustang (Roush Stage 3)
MCPunk79 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 05-10-2013, 09:38 PM   #2
Focus Fanatic
 
FLYLOW's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Fan#: 34077
Location: Houston, TX
What I Drive: Gen Coupe Rspec

Posts: 1,795
FF Reputation: 4 FLYLOW Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (7)
That thing is mint... Oh my!
FLYLOW is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-11-2013, 07:58 PM   #3
Focus Addict
 
Dads03SVT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Fan#: 58979
Location: Roxboro, NC
What I Drive: 2003 Red SVT

Posts: 594
FF Reputation: 1 Dads03SVT Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Luv the yellow!! Had a chance to buy one about 2 years ago with 31,000 looked identical...
Dads03SVT is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-11-2013, 08:06 PM   #4
Where am I?
 
zetecDon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Fan#: 62506
Location: east of Cincinnati, OH
What I Drive: 02 ZX3, 02 MX-5

Posts: 8,317
Points 13,230, Level 74
Points: 13,230, Level: 74 Points: 13,230, Level: 74 Points: 13,230, Level: 74
Level Up 95% Completed
Level up: 95% Level up: 95% Level up: 95%
Forum Activity 31%
Activity: 31% Activity: 31% Activity: 31%
FF Reputation: 29 zetecDon Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (46)
Nice find on a clean SVT. Moving this thread to "Ford Focus Builds & General Showroom".
zetecDon is online now  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-11-2013, 08:55 PM   #5
Focus Jr. Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Fan#: 104402
Location: Addison, IL
What I Drive: Focus

Posts: 27
FF Reputation: 1 Chamo Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
super clean!!
Chamo is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-11-2013, 08:55 PM   #6
Focus Enthusiast
 
Svizzara's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Fan#: 98554
Location: SW Ontario, Canada
What I Drive: '01 SPI Sedan

Posts: 275
Points 412, Level 8
Points: 412, Level: 8 Points: 412, Level: 8 Points: 412, Level: 8
Level Up 24% Completed
Level up: 24% Level up: 24% Level up: 24%
Forum Activity 1%
Activity: 1% Activity: 1% Activity: 1%
FF Reputation: 1 Svizzara Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (2)
Super clean and nearly stock! Always nice to see cars taken care of like this.
Svizzara is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-11-2013, 11:35 PM   #7
Focus Enthusiast
 
MCPunk79's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Fan#: 89690
Location: Virginia, MN
What I Drive: 2004 ScreamingYellow Ford Focus SVT

Posts: 294
Points 1,422, Level 21
Points: 1,422, Level: 21 Points: 1,422, Level: 21 Points: 1,422, Level: 21
Level Up 22% Completed
Level up: 22% Level up: 22% Level up: 22%
Forum Activity 1%
Activity: 1% Activity: 1% Activity: 1%
FF Reputation: 2 MCPunk79 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Car is completely STOCK (other than the FocusSport strut bar I put on). I had the 60K maintenance done at Tousley and had SVT guru Steve give it a good look through... 5thousand miles ago it got new tires and a t-stat change from the previous owner...

I don't really know what I want to do with the car as far as modifications go? It's not very often you find a car this stock and clean... and under 100k miles.

My initial plan was to just daily drive the car, which i'm still going to do, but I don't know if I want to add some power, up the suspension or change the looks slightly??

I considered a drop on coilovers, a PWsupercharger some mesh style rims and a Euro grille or Reiger body kit to give it that nice "Euro look"... I haven't decided the direction yet because I have a few other cars I'd like to finish up first and foremost...
__________________
2000 Electron Blue Pearl Honda Civic Si
2002 Sonic Blue Ford Focus SVT #661 SOLD
2004 Screaming Yellow Ford Focus SVT#1522
2006 Wicked White Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX
2008 Grabber Orange Ford Mustang (Roush Stage 3)
MCPunk79 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-12-2013, 07:56 AM   #8
ɔᴉʇɐuɐℲ snɔoℲ
 
katiekay's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Fan#: 42025
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
What I Drive: 03 CD Silver ZX5

Posts: 7,788
Points 11,527, Level 70
Points: 11,527, Level: 70 Points: 11,527, Level: 70 Points: 11,527, Level: 70
Level Up 70% Completed
Level up: 70% Level up: 70% Level up: 70%
Forum Activity 2%
Activity: 2% Activity: 2% Activity: 2%
FF Reputation: 59 katiekay Excellent Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (48)
That car is clean! If you go Rieger, just do the front bumper, Rieger does not make a rear bumper, they make a rear apron. The rear apron attaches to a Euro bumper and looks like shit. Since you would have to buy a Euro bumper anyway, just get an RS Collection bumper. Leave your sideskirts alone unless you are going for a '98 bumper with a Rieger lip - then Roush skirts look better. For your Euro grille, get an ST170 to keep it more in line with what your car is, or get a Hofele. Look into ESM wheels, a few Focus owners have them and they look fantastic!

http://www.tunershop.com/Spoiler/Rie...=13&modell=124

http://www.european-parts.net/catalo...nl7ksaca6v00c1
__________________
Hatch Nation #8
September 2012 Ride of the Month
katiekay is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-12-2013, 09:02 AM   #9
Love CA / Hate CARB
 
YellowJellyBean's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Fan#: 69030
Location: Santa Clara, CA
What I Drive: MÜSTÄRD

Posts: 2,160
FF Reputation: 13 YellowJellyBean Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (5)
As I said somewhere else, I would have done the exact thing you did if I found this car: bought it. Very nice and looks great cleaned up.
__________________
"My yellow, in this case, is not so mellow" -Jimi Hendrix

Focus Fanatics
Extremely helpful people
I made a haiku
YellowJellyBean is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-12-2013, 11:12 AM   #10
Focus Fanatic
 
cdbertrand's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Fan#: 97547
Location: Moorefield, WV
What I Drive: 00' Infra Red ZX3, gf's 08' SE

Posts: 1,543
Points 3,143, Level 34
Points: 3,143, Level: 34 Points: 3,143, Level: 34 Points: 3,143, Level: 34
Level Up 62% Completed
Level up: 62% Level up: 62% Level up: 62%
Forum Activity 2%
Activity: 2% Activity: 2% Activity: 2%
FF Reputation: 2 cdbertrand Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (3)
That is my favorite SVTF color, i really wish i could find one. thing is mint man, congratz.
__________________
Rally Revolution #17
When you turn your car on, does it return the favor?
When in doubt.. Flatout. - Collin McRae
cdbertrand is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Bookmarks & Social Networks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:46 PM.


Copyright 2002-2015 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Mazda CX-3, Audi S3, Mazda MX-5 Miata and Acura TLX. You can find all Ford Focus, Focus ST and Focus RS related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area. If you own other makes have a look at Challenger Hellcat Forum, Charger Hellcat Forum, Cadillac ATS-V Forum, Cadillac CTS-V Forum, Lexus RC-F Forum, Lexus GS-F Forum, Mercedes GLA Forum, Mercedes GLE Forum and Volvo XC90 Forum.





Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1