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Old 05-18-2015, 09:23 AM   #1
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2014 Tuxedo Black Focus SE Sedan

I bought my Focus last fall in hopes of just having a reliable daily driver with no intention of modifying it at all. But after a few months of not having a car to work on I decided it was time to fix it up! I'm new to the Ford world but no stranger to fixing up cars. Here are my last 3 cars, all 3 started off stock:


2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT


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Now on with the Focus. Here it is the day I bought it brand new:


First thing I ordered were new wheels and tires. 18x8 Advanti Drago wheels wrapped in 215/35/18's:






Here's a before and after for the wheels:




Next up was closing up the horrible wheel gap that the Focus comes with. D2 coilovers:




Here's a comparison of the stock front suspension vs the D2's:


And before and after lowering, and new fog lights installed:




Next thing I did was order 1" spacers for the rear to make the wheels flush. Before and after:




Next I ordered 1/2" spacers for the front, a new gloss black honeycomb grill, and painted the chrome in the upper grill black:




You can see the spacers peeking out here:


And the last thing that I've done is build a custom rear bumper lip:



Future plans include custom side and front splitters and window tint. Other than that, it's almost done! So far all Focus pictures have been taken with my phone, so I need to do a proper photo shoot too


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Old 05-18-2015, 10:47 AM   #2
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Looks, Great Man, Love how it sits,
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Old 05-18-2015, 12:53 PM   #4
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Looks great! Are those D2s sold as mk3 focus specific? I didn't know they had coils for them yet.
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Thanks! Yep they're made for the mk3, direct bolt on

And for a first update, I already went ahead and made the custom side splitters today:
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Looks great dude! I am digging the wheels 😄
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dude, sick! looks great! wish i had money to get those D2's and new wheels, seeing yours makes me want to do that bad. very nice. what spacers did you go with?!
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dude, sick! looks great! wish i had money to get those D2's and new wheels, seeing yours makes me want to do that bad. very nice. what spacers did you go with?!
Thanks man! I don't have a brand for the rears but they're hubcentric metal spacers off eBay, and the fronts are DSX brand made for Volvos, but they fit the lug pattern for the Focus too
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