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Old 05-13-2004, 05:06 PM   #1
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Focus out ran the cops???

I wasn't sure were to put this so mods if you could move to a better place, thanks. My father inlaw lives in Detroit and works in the Focus plant. He always calls and gives me cool info. Well the other night he said he was checking out what was on his scanner and over herd a police chase involving a focus, He said the cops were getting pissed off because the Focus was out running them! The cops said the car was going faster then 120! I don't know what model it was but I'm guessing SVT.. LOL. They ended up getting him because he got off the freeway and cornered himself. Stupid people, glad he got caught, but thought it was funny that he was outrunning the cops.


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Old 05-13-2004, 05:11 PM   #2
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thats great. thats what they get for underestimating a focus.
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Old 05-13-2004, 05:31 PM   #3
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well the car would have to be chipped to run faster than 120 for starters to remove the govenor.

And 120 is easily done in a zx3 with few mods. Just wont hit 120 in a quarter mile ;-P
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Old 05-13-2004, 05:48 PM   #4
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Well, the focus will do 120 with the chip and no mods. But the chances of it being a chiped focus vers an SVT I would bet on it being an SVT.
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thanks for the story smokn! lol

i am glad he got caught though.
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Old 05-13-2004, 06:15 PM   #6
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Shoot, we usually get to see that on the news.
Guess they didn't have a helicopter following them huh?
Course, 120mph is getting up there for a helicopter!

Cool story, though it adds more fuel to the fire for the 2F2F scenario.
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Oh thank god this turned out to be a good story. I thought this was gonna be another I outran a cop even though he was going the other way and didnt have his lights on thread.
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Does the SVT have a limit of 120mph? Im almost certain I hit 130 with out a govener kicking in no mods just a long straight away
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The SVT has no governor.
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Thats what I though
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