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Old 02-21-2014, 05:33 PM   #1
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03 EAP black - build (pics)

Figured I would start a build log with parts rolling in, plus I can keep all my pictures of the car in one place. Ive had the car 2 weeks now. So this starts the car as I received it. I washed the car over the weekend and it promptly got dirty again.

2003 Focus SVT EAP Black

Starter pics:





The bad:
Timing is ever so slightly off, will need to re-time in the spring.
-wizard magically fixed this last night, CEL is off. MAGIC!

Mods at purchase:

Interior:
hardwired aux to FM modulator

Performance/engine:
HKS full exhaust
ORP
K&N intake
FC 65MM TB
MSD ignition, MSX90 wires, 1step colder copper plugs
FC under-drive pullies
Tuned
short-throw shifter(possible FC)
Massive dress kit
Poly Dog bone

Exterior:
Blacked out front markers
tinted rear lights
tinted back half

Wheels/tires - Didn't come with the EAP wheels(:thumbdown)
Came with Firestone Winterforce tires and something for wheels plastidipped blue


Plans, mild track car that wont kill me to DD and is still safe to DD.(so Im going crazy with my DD basically)

Purchased(installed):
Massive Trophy Valve Cover Kit(installed)
Massive Black MSX90 wires(installed)
1step colder spark plugs(installed)
Goodridge G-Stop Brakeline Kit
225/50ZR-16 Continental ExtremeContact DW
16x7 Kazera KZ-I
Massive Competition Series Rear Strut Tower Brace
Massive Competition Series Front Strut Tower Brace(installed)
Massive RaceSpec Adjustable Toe Arms
Massive RaceSpec Adjustable Camber Arms
Massive RaceSpec Adjustable End Links
Serpentine Belt, pulleys and tensioner
SVT Spark plug cover(installed)
Spec Flywheel(aluminium)
Spec Stage-2 clutch
CFM Front Lower 2 Point Brace(installed)
CFM Performance SS braided Hydraulic Clutch Line
Ford RH and LH Halfshaft/Axle Seal
Ford Flywheel Bolts
Russell Front and Rear Brake Speed Bleeders(installed)
CFM Front Tubular Control Arms
CFM Exhaust Hanger Bushing Kit
CFM ORP(installed)
AEM Short Ram(installed)
shift tower riser
Massive Speed Competition Series Race Harness Bar
Poly suspension bushings kit
Springs and Struts(PSS9s)
Raybestso Advance technology Rotors(blanks)
Hawk HP+
5mm Spacers H&R kit(for sale)
10mm Spacers H&R kit
Poly motor mounts(VF and CFM race)(installed)
Extended Purple lug nuts bro
24mm H&R Rear Sway Bar
15mm spacers
2 pod gauge bezel
gauges(oil press, oil temp, water temp, wideband, ???)
Optima redtop
Torsen T2
new RA1s
SCT livewire, pro race soft
PWR Rad
Carbon fiber hood vented
new bearings,hubs and ARP studs cryotreated



Backordered:


Shipping:
Lakewood traction bars
17x8 wheels(team dynamics, +40)
tiny little side mirrors

In-process:
Tune update(forever and ever)
Silicone hoses
Hotbits DT2
Chassis mods
Racing seats and harnesses
rollbar


Still need:
Too much


Maybe?
45mm ITBs
full engine build
Widebody
-because race car right?

A big thanks to Massive for my order. Great service, fast, very happy, cant wait to have money so I can give it right to you guys. haha

Parts piles:












Track wheels and passable tires to eat up at the track:




*photo album, everything in one place for you picture people. - http://imgur.com/a/8DRBQ



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Old 02-21-2014, 07:13 PM   #2
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Welcome to FF!
A great car to start with. You dont mess around and got to buying things. You have a bunch of sexy things purchased/planned. Looks great . Ill check back
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Old 02-22-2014, 12:34 AM   #3
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Ohh baby! Thats a lot of goodies you got there! Im jelly, lol. Be careful with the timing/timing belt. Do you know when it was last changed? I would recomend replacing it along with the tensioner pully (get the kit) just to be safe. You wouldnt want to have to rebuild your engine too after slapin on all those shiney new parts! Any plans on going FI? That would be the cherry on top... Welcome to FF!
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Old 02-22-2014, 07:07 AM   #4
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Ohh baby! Thats a lot of goodies you got there! Im jelly, lol. Be careful with the timing/timing belt. Do you know when it was last changed? I would recomend replacing it along with the tensioner pully (get the kit) just to be safe. You wouldnt want to have to rebuild your engine too after slapin on all those shiney new parts! Any plans on going FI? That would be the cherry on top... Welcome to FF!
Timing belt was done at 81k along with tensioner and pully, car is now at 102k. No need to replace it all right now. Ive done timing before one a VCT zetec, it's just a huge pain.
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^ Indeed it is, timing belt on a svt is a royal PITA.
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Old 02-24-2014, 06:47 PM   #7
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Devan, where are you tracking? Gratten or Gingerman? I am part of a group called AutoInterests, and we are hosting an even at Gingerman memorial day weekend. www.AutoInterests.com
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Old 02-24-2014, 09:20 PM   #8
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gingerman is closer by distance. I haven't tracked the car at all yet. I would like too before I do the huge suspension overhaul.

Do you have any times for the event? dates are cool, but id like to be able to get an idea of home much track time Ill be able to get.
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you get roughly 5-6 20 min sessions each day with us. We also have full driver training for novice. You gen an instructor with you in the morning. and once you are ready can go out on your own. We like to keep it nice and safe. Have to be trackside roughly by 8. I start my tech inspection pretty early when I can. and I tech through the driver meeting also.
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Old 02-25-2014, 07:29 AM   #10
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cool, Ill be there. might do a run or 2 with an instructor. Been a few years since I have been on a track.
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