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Old 11-05-2007, 03:16 PM   #1
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Something I noticed about my focus

Ok, before I put my f2 bumper and z3 fenders on, and debaged the focus and covered all the ford emblems up with ZTS emblems everybody use to be uh wut a pos focus. Now everybody is like nice car, what type of car it is? I just reply back if you dont know what it is you dont deserve to know. Because every time I tell them its a focus they just have this disgust on their face. For example I was cruising around and pulled to a light, a eclipse pulled up and reved his engine. I laughed and took off and pulled on him. Looked like all he had was a fart can. We get to the next light and he says "Nice car! What is it" I said focus and he had this disgusted face. Does this happen to anybody else? Why do focus have such a bad name? Does the looks turn people away? Or is it becasue teh first year or two the focus had alot of problems?


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Old 11-05-2007, 03:23 PM   #2
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Smae thing happens to me all the time. I try explaining that mine is an SVT and even the regualr Foci are good, but no one will listen. i'e basically given up since if they can't face the facts then they an stay ignorant. I have changed a few people's minds though just by explaining to them what the car is. Good luck and sweet car.
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Old 11-05-2007, 03:24 PM   #3
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They are just jealous.....lol. Mine is also debadged, and I have euro grills in the front, and my headlights have turn signals in them, which makes the front end look a lot different than a stock focus. I have people ask what it is also, and I often get the "nice car" comment.
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Old 11-05-2007, 03:27 PM   #4
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All my friends will admit that they will always look at focuses differently now that they have drivenw ith me.
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Old 11-05-2007, 03:31 PM   #5
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they are not jealous. the majority of the population views the focus as nothing more than a POS economy car(much like a cavalier). ford never really marketed the car as anything but an economy car, so you cant really blame them.
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Old 11-05-2007, 03:36 PM   #6
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I meant they are jealous of mine, not the focus in general.....lol. Its all the plain stock foci that people don't take care of that people see daily, and that is what they base their opinion on.
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I get it all the Time lol.....She's debadged and has a ton of goodies under the hood......but as soon as I say Focus..... What?! "haha you drive crap."
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I've met a good number of people who thought i drove a civic... However they came up with that conclusion i don't know... When i tell them its a focus the initial reaction is usually " Eww...a ford?" except for a select few who like ford, mainly for their big trucks. Funny thing is, my cars not even de-badged - save the LX designation.
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Well I had a guy ask me if it was a volvo r a bmw. If people would test drive one im pretty sure they would come back with a smile on their face.
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Old 11-05-2007, 04:48 PM   #10
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I don't care if someone thinks my car is cool or not at all, I couldn't give a damn. my car is for me, not for them. I have no reason to show off anything to people i don't know, and probably will never see again. but I've never had anyone give me crap because it was a focus.
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