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Old 03-23-2004, 11:55 AM   #1
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ZX5 Question

Hello,

I am new to the forum. I have 2003 ZX5. I am looking at doing some initial upgrades. I would appreciate any input or recommendations anyone may have. Here is what I am looking at doing initially:

Stress Bar
Plug Wires
Air Intake
17 or 18 inch rims and tires

If you have a recommendation on a specific product and where to buy it, I would appreciate that as well.

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Old 03-23-2004, 12:04 PM   #2
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Hello and welcome to Focus Fanatics.

I like Focus Sport for the Stress Bar www.focussport.com
I also like Ray Dixon at http://www.myfordperformance.com/ Ray is great with price match and very helpful. Great guy to deal with I know from experiance. Also www.myfordfocus.com is a great site and offers lots of information, click on performance to view a great list of parts, prices and locations.

Rims and Tires, well I dont know a whole lot of information on that. My sister on the other hand purchased her rims and tires for her ZX3 as a combo from www.wheelmax.com. Great price and good selection if you are interested again.
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Old 03-23-2004, 12:24 PM   #3
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Hey:
Welcome!!.I am no mechanic, but here is what i have learned from my own experience.Depends on your budget and what you want to do first.If you are into looks the rims will be nice.But if you are looking for performance, I did Volant CAI, magnaflow catback, and now FC T/B (Throttle body).It did a lot for my car performance wise.And i like the sleeper kind of look to it.
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Old 03-23-2004, 12:42 PM   #4
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Thanks for the info. Lots of good stuff. I am looking into the Volant Intake, but Volant cannot tell me if it will fit my car. They know it fits the 2002 Zatec, but have not tested on the 2003 Zetec. So I am kinda waiting now. Hopefully I will hear something back soon. I have heard alot of good things about the Volant Intake.
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I would also looks at a few other things
Lesser power

cams gears http://focussport.com/gears.htm
cams http://focus-central.com/catalog/det...d=1&sid=&pid=5
race headers
udp http://focussport.com/udp.htm
orp http://focus-central.com/catalog/det...=2&sid=&pid=16
intake
catback www.borla.com

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Quaife http://focussport.com/quaife.htm
Turbos www.focus-power.com
Superchargers http://www.vortechsuperchargers.com/
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welcome to the forum!
check out the newbie thread.. they have links to everything you need for the focus
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