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Old 05-13-2013, 04:27 PM   #11
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Those wheels look cool.
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Old 05-14-2013, 01:04 PM   #12
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Detailed shot of the wheels (still dirty):

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And slightly higher ride height, but they do sit much flusher:

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just means you need lows. lookin good!
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What if you wrapped those chrome foglight bezels in that CF wrap you did the grille wiskers in? I think I'd like that look a LOT.
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What if you wrapped those chrome foglight bezels in that CF wrap you did the grille wiskers in? I think I'd like that look a LOT.
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I've thought about it, and when I get some free time, they're definitely changing. They stick out more than I'd like. I just have to look up how to pop them out and we're in business.
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Liking that third brake light!

And the Fusion wheels.
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Thinking of painting those rims as well? Looks great so far, really dig those wheels
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Liking that third brake light!

And the Fusion wheels.
Thank you, sir! They came out way better than I thought they would.

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I have plans but that won't come until much later. They have a beautiful finish right now, and I don't wanna mess with them now.
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Maybe some day...

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... Then a year later, I finally did my first modification, ...
That's about the rate I'm movin' at these days, except I haven't even bought my Focus after a year of wanting one. I'm guessing that when I do, any mods I do won't happen much faster.

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... And my covers went to a baby blue. ...



At first when I saw those baby blue wheel covers I thought they looked a bit weird, but now that it's been a while, I still do. Unquestionably unique, at least. The Fusion wheels were definitely a big improvement, and still not something anyone else has on a Focus.

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Thanks for reading. I'll take constructive criticism but I don't have money to spend too much on mods. That's why nothing performance-wise isn't been done yet. ... But yeah, any suggestions I'll consider.
You might be interested in one idea I've had. I was going to keep to myself until I could try it for real but the more I think about it the less I think that will ever happen. I hope you don't mind that I used one of your photos to demonstrate:

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You might have to look closely. Someone with skills (and a budget) like hurtinfocus might tackle it (Infra-Red Focus RS replica/conversion build!), but I'd probably just go with the factory wing. It looks pretty good and is probably wind-tunnel proven (they use it for the SFE package), where my idea might be worse for aerodynamics. Of course, whether it improves or harms aesthetically is a matter of taste. I'm not even sure I like it yet, without a solid model to look at from different angles. Just a thought at this point.

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