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Old 12-14-2006, 04:50 PM   #1
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What got you going?

What car got you into modifying?

For me it was my third hand-me down car-

93 Mazda 626


I made alot of mistakes on that car, and learned so much. It was good to have a crappy car to learn on because now I know not to ruin my focus with cheap eBay parts. Nothing but the best for my focus.

Let's see what got you guys started!


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Old 12-14-2006, 04:57 PM   #2
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i saw what my friends did modifying their cars and learned from their mistakes
 
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Old 12-14-2006, 05:03 PM   #3
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[flame suit on] 96 craptastic 4 door autotragic SOHC neon [flame suit off] Yea i know, its lame. But I had a broken foot for a summer and had nothing to do so me and my buddy started painting all sorts of crap, basically I ruined a perfectly good car but its what got me started and then onto this.....


The VW that is, thats my brothers neon. Before he destroyed it.
And then obv onto this...

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Old 12-14-2006, 05:03 PM   #4
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My first was a 2000 SPI focus, cat say I had too many mistakes but I did have a few which I fixed very fast!

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Old 12-14-2006, 05:21 PM   #5
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at one time.........i had a fartcan on my focus.

that lasted for about two months. you do stupid things when you are 16.
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Old 12-14-2006, 05:24 PM   #6
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my mazda 323...wish i had a pic of it in its prime...only in its dying says. Was pretty ghetto moded, but ran like a beast and took one helluvah beating...may it rest in pieces
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In 96, my dad got me a 92 cavalier. I had the 1/2 inch pinstriping all over the car, a stereo that BUMPED, and the a license plate that BUMPED even more.
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Old 12-14-2006, 05:56 PM   #8
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Gotta say... It was my current Focus!
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Old 12-14-2006, 07:18 PM   #9
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For me, it was my first car I bought, an '83 Mustang GT back in 1992.
I started with wheels, sound system, exhaust, intake manifold, 8.8" Auburn lock diff, 4 barrel 650cfm holley w/mechanical secondairies, sub-frame connectors, rebuilt 5 speed tranny, heavy duty 10.5" clutch assy.... etc...
Man, that thing was fun. I still see it from time to time.

Here is a bad pic of it...
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My first car(truck). An 83 chevy S-10 Blazer. I have to say though, with two older brothers who are car guys, they really got me started.
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