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Old 08-08-2012, 08:59 PM   #1
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I just got a ford focus 2001. 70,000km on it, any ideas on what I should start with?

First car and I have no idea where to start! Any help is much appreciated.


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Old 08-08-2012, 10:14 PM   #2
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First off, welcome to FF! :D

The first things I would do are just your routine maintenence. Check the oil at least, make sure it isn't sludge. Then spark plugs, fluid changes... etc. Not glamorous stuff, but it will make your focus last!

After that, there are options galore! Do you want to trick out the exterior? Bodykit? wheels? Tires? Lowering kit? All very do-able! Or do you want to do the performance stuff? Cold air intake is where most folks start around here, and there are plenty of good ones to choose from. Just make sure you search the forums first :P From there, you can do exhaust, header, ECU tune... those are the most common performance mods from what I've seen.

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Old 08-09-2012, 12:45 AM   #3
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Thanks for the welcome!

I'll be starting the routine maintenance and to ensure everything is squared away inside the vehicle. To be honest, i'm looking to make it look good on the exterior and interior for now. Then eventually decide (mechanics advice) if it is good enough to put the money for performance parts!!!

Since I have no idea what half the stuff you listed.....I have a lot of reading/studying to do...sigh. lol!
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Old 08-09-2012, 01:30 AM   #4
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Lol no worries, it's easy reading :) I literally didn't know any of this stuff when I joined either!
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Old 08-09-2012, 07:00 AM   #5
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Welcome to the forum, lots of knowledge here!!
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Haha,

Pics will be coming soon!
Tomorrow or the next day!
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And I just realized that km, not miles!! That sucker is like brand new man! Score!
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