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Old 02-05-2010, 01:15 AM   #1
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should I mod or not?

Hey guys I have an 01 zx3 with 85k on it as we speak. I wanted to do some bolt-ons but was debating if I should or not with those miles. Do these cars hold up well with my mileage to mods and high miles period? Just want to know before I do some bolt-ons if its a little late mile wise to avoid problems. Give me some opinions guys.


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Old 02-05-2010, 01:26 AM   #2
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You might want to try looking at the 100k + club and see what kind of mods they have. Then maybe ask them what kind of problems they've had ?
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Its just now getting broke in. Mod away.
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Old 02-05-2010, 01:32 AM   #4
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I would say it all depends on how well Your Focus has been treated over the years. Keeping in mind also that chances are You will probably push it some post-mod, just to see what She can do

I started modding an 03 with right around the 100K mark, with pleasing results, so I would probably say go for it, what's the worst that can happen...?
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you have a Zetec. Simple mods won' be bad. I wouldn't boost it though
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you have a Zetec. Simple mods won' be bad. I wouldn't boost it though
definatly, just basic bolt-ons maybe a couple passes here and their in the 1/4 is that ok with high mile on our focuses? THis is the first one I owned just want to be sure these can take some abuse lol.
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Sell it and buy the new 2011 Focus.
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if it runs good and your clutch isn't slipping I say go for it. sadly you won't be making good times. Even SVTs and STs usually only make 15s stock. If you like turns, you have very high potential. THE SVT is still a top handling FWD car stock and the only difference in chassis is the SVT has stiffer spring rates and thicker anti-roll bars
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well I have the zx3 not svt just wondering how these cars handle at full throttle once they get over 100k?
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As long as your car has been taken care of and the engine is in good shape I say go for it. Have some fun.
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