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Old 04-10-2007, 08:47 PM   #1
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Hi - newbie here

Hey guys, just wanted to say hi. Picked up this little gem.

it's a 2003, 70k miles, 5spd, fully loaded sans the moon-roof.

Picked it up for $2200, an amazing deal, the guy needed to get rid of it quick and it had a coolant leak. Did some searching on this site, and it appears that it might be the thermostat housing, I guess that's a common problem according to the brief search I did on this site? It's seems to be p=seeping out all right there.

Other than that though, it's in great shape, and for the price, I just couldn't pass it up. Excited to do a wash and wax on it, throw a roof-rack on it and enjoy! The only thing I don't like about it is the gear knob. I wonder if I can swap a 2000/2001 gear knob in it instead of that beastly looking thing that's in there now.

Here's some pics, sorry there are so big, forgot to resize them before I uploaded them.






and just because, my "fun" car..

1991 300zx Twinturbo, 425hp at the rear :) it's fun and it's fast


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Old 04-10-2007, 08:49 PM   #2
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hell yeah. nice ride bro. thatll get ya the ladies!...now, where to start modd'n...hmmmm. oh and welcome to focus fanatics too.
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Old 04-10-2007, 08:53 PM   #3
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Love that color! That's amazing you got it for only $2200 bucks. That's more than half off the retail value off from some of the dealers that I've looked at!

Welcome to the boards too!
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Old 04-10-2007, 08:54 PM   #4
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I hate you. You got your car fully loaded for ridiculously cheap and you still got to keep your 300ZX. I used to have a '90 NA 300 that was the light blue metallic, but I couldn't afford the maintenance.

Welcome to the forums!

We'd be glad to help you with any questions you have!

Also, I'd go ahead and get a custom knob. I haven't played with the newer ones but the '00-'01 knobs suck.
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Old 04-10-2007, 09:35 PM   #5
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nice catch with the focus!!

by the way i loooooove your 300zx! i envy it.
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Old 04-10-2007, 11:10 PM   #6
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Old 04-10-2007, 11:12 PM   #7
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hell yeah. nice ride bro. thatll get ya the ladies.

A Focus is going to get you the ladies? Hope you're not serious
BTW great price on the 03 Foci!
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Welcome to FF
Since you other car is already at tip top shape you can mod out the focus now lol Your gunna love the focus

Here are your main sites for focus parts
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Old 04-10-2007, 11:56 PM   #9
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Enjoy the ride!! Zetec's are fun, and all the go-fast goodies go to that car!
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