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Old 01-20-2009, 10:33 AM   #1
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Ok Guys, I need your opinion

So as of this morning per my Ford dealership who although are ripoffs on prices, have come to the conclusion that my engine is toast and will never run again. I realy like the Ford Focus(and love you guys) so I'm wondering, should I buy another focus. The one I have is an SPI so an upgrade from that would be a big thing for me but I'm just wondering, is the SPI just crap and another engine will last longer. It only has 90K on the clock and is gone through no neglect by me(maybe first owner). I have the oil changed ATLEAST every 3K and all other maintenance. Help Focus or move on to another vehicle????


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Old 01-20-2009, 11:19 AM   #2
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Go with a low milage SVTF! You will be happy :)
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Old 01-20-2009, 11:35 AM   #3
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Possibly the previous owner's fault. I heard that the SPI is a very reliable engine.
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The SPI is a very reliable engine. I would just replace the engine with another SPI (easiest) or upgrade to a Zetec.
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low mile svt! ftw
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did they give you a reason why "it will never run again?" Maybe a rebuild is cheaper than a new(er) car....weigh the pros and cons of each and based off of those make the best decision.
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Gotta throw another nomination for a low mileage SVT. You won't be disappointed. See if insurance will total out your car and use that money to find one.
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Another nom for low mileage SVT, you won't be dissapointed, if your looking to stay within the focus community that is.
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Yeah, find a SVT
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Or try to find a earlier model 2.3 Duratec or a ST.
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