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Old 05-01-2006, 01:43 PM   #1
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Question newbie help. What Mods?

Just bought an 02 Focus SVT, Sonic Blue.

I'm a newbie to cars, but once i saw and drove the SVT I had to have it. I've never been into cars before, but now I'm itching to learn all I can about modifying and improving my SVT.

What mods have you guys done?

The first one I'd like to do is change my interior lights from the factory green to blue to match the interior cloth.

What else do you vets recommend?


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Old 05-01-2006, 01:59 PM   #2
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i have a sonic blue svt myself, the first thing i did was put in a short ram intake,although a lot of guys will tell you the cold air version nets you more power especially in hot weather.i then lowered it 2 inches and that made the stance look so much better....their is a nice selection of bolt on upgrades for the focus...do a search of the web...their is a few vendors who specialize in focus parts..........oh and

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try www.steedafocus.com aswell. Steeda is one of the largest ford aftermarket companies around. They are mainly a mustang provider, but they have been working on the focus a bunch lately. Plus, the focus is their only race car right now, so parts will really start flowing from them (just came from their focus day this weekend which was cool)
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id start with a CAI, even with a SVT that airbox still restricts, and you could prolly get a new exhaust... lower it of course (hate that stock ride height)...
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you should definitely get an intake first. if you decide to get cold air, make sure you get a splash shiled for it, too, otherwise you might hydrolock your engine. after the intake, get a throttle body, and then an exhaust. with all that extra air coming in, nothing else will do much good unless your engine can breathe.
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Congrats on the new purchase, and to FocusFanatics!

I see you mentioned interior mods, but nothing performance-wise.
Is that what you're interested at this point in time?
Or, are you looking for both?

If so, try asking the interior questions in this area:
Interior Mods & Upgrades Chat

Otherwise, I'll move this to "SVT Performance Chat", since that's probably what most of the suggestions will be pointed towards.
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