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Old 04-13-2010, 11:56 PM   #401
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(I just read through all of these posts, and feel a lot better about my purchase)

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Just got it yesterday, my first Focus and I love it so far.
take care of it and dont push it like crazy and itll last you a whille.

and wmc...WOW so close to 300k but getting it that high is incredible enough. i bet it probly almost feels like a pet dying.
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Old 04-14-2010, 07:20 AM   #402
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Mine finally died yesterday. I haven't had a chance to see what happened, but I doubt it will be worth fixing. I was so close to my goal too!

Died with 297755 on the odometer!

Orginial most everything including the clutch.

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^^^ Let us know what died..Hopefully its an easy fix..even a used motor is CHEAP..

I just put a new clutch in mine for "ahem" performance reasons....And the stock clutch at 157,000 was still looking good. plenty of life left on it.
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Old 04-14-2010, 08:19 AM   #403
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take care of it and dont push it like crazy and itll last you a whille.

and wmc...WOW so close to 300k but getting it that high is incredible enough. i bet it probly almost feels like a pet dying.
lol I hope not
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Old 04-14-2010, 09:01 AM   #404
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Bought mine new in March '03. Now has 101,000. Flipped and hit a deer, no problems that weren't my fault.
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Old 04-15-2010, 08:35 PM   #405
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Major probs so far - clutch, flywheel & master cylinder replaced at around 90k, thermostat housing, valve cover gasket, serp belt (twice), motor mounts, timing belt (just this weekend) and it's still sitting on blocks, got us stumped as to why it won't start. Replaced the fuel filter & about to replace the wires, looking into other things.

I love my car, tho! Altho over the past couple of days I've thought otherwise LOL
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Old 04-16-2010, 07:48 PM   #406
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Not quite like a pet dying, but it does hurt a little. I've been riding on borrowed time for quite awhile as the last timing belt change I did was some where around 120k.

I took a look at it yesterday and it is the timing belt. I'll be looking to bring it back to life in the next few weeks.

BTW, I drove it like I stole it for the first few years. Switched to synthetic oil after about 8k and then back to dino juice around 150k. Not sure if this has much to do with it or not.
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Old 04-20-2010, 11:59 PM   #407
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I'm at 128k...Getting general Maintenance work done tomorrow, Oil change, air filter, and tire rotation,,,seems to still be running good. Hopefully nothing serious come along tomorrow.. ha ha
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Old 04-21-2010, 12:56 AM   #408
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2001 Zetec Sedan im at 160,3xx runs great, I got it with 92,xxx now just waiting to aquire all the parts to do a swap to a svt drivetrain
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Old 04-21-2010, 03:28 PM   #409
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