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Old 01-05-2009, 06:32 PM   #1
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Arrow Well, in the wake of my abscence.

Overall I would say that my Break went well. I went to visit UNC Chapel Hill. Saw my dad for the first time in a year. Drove around with him like a maniac in the foci, repeatedly saying "YES! IT CAN TAKE IT.. DON'T WORRY ABOUT IT!... JUST STOP MESSING WITH IT AND IT WON'T MAKE NOISE!... SHUT UP!... now wasn't that fun?" But then....

My Apple's hard drive decided to have a nice mechanical failure. I lost all 3980283908423094 songs on my itunes, lots and lots of pictures, including some of the Foci when it was stock that I never got around to posting, and a S*&T load of schoolwork. I called apple and they said that they would replace it for free, but they couldn't do anything about my stuff, and that it was pretty much just gone....

So I've spent the past few days reloading my music off of my CD's and ripping them off of my Ipod. I haven't had a lot of time, but I'm going to post some pics of my new "dent free" hood and the de-badge I did on the sedan.

Anyways, I really wanted to post this to ask...

I've got about $500, and I want to put it towards the Foci... Now remember, I have an SPI, and It's pretty much stock in the performance department aside from a VF lower tq mount.

I was thinking suspension...???? maybe?????

Give me some good ideas.


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Old 01-05-2009, 06:52 PM   #2
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Suspension would be the route I would go. Even with an SPI, you can have tons of fun if it drives like it's on rails. Check out the BST section for some good deals. Your 500 will go a lot further if you go slightly used.
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Old 01-05-2009, 07:04 PM   #3
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100% go with suspension. Mike at hilbish ford sells a full suspension kit for under $400.
Lowers the car 1.5" or so, and handles great from what I've heard.
Otherwise there are plenty of other suspension options out there.
Suspension mods have always been my favorite.
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Old 01-05-2009, 07:07 PM   #4
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haha, whats up loudfocus01. Figures you'd comment. You want to sell me some of your stuff??!!??!!

haha, man that would be one great day. You've got all the rare stuff. Wish it were eayser to find the stuff, but ya know how it is. Some people just luck out.

I was thinking about talking to Mike about that kit, but I don't know if I could use the sway bars..... Do they just bolt up to the sedans???
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Old 01-05-2009, 10:20 PM   #5
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keep it on top of the list!!!! I want some good answers!!!
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maybe along w/ ur suspension, get a REALLY sticky set of rubber!!, that adds more to the "rail" effect!!!
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i have been looking at the SVT suspension. thats a good deal. it runs about 375 i think has springs, shocks, rear sway bar.
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