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Old 03-17-2014, 10:54 PM   #1
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Anyone else done this? Just bought a 2012 S we got in at work that has 140k highway miles. I got the car cheap enough; I think I am going to do it. Def. something different. The car is Frosted Glass but I am changing the color regardless if I clone it to an ST or not, more than likely Performance Blue or Flame Blue. The original paint is nice, front bumper has normal rock chips on it but I just am not a fan of that color. It may grow on me but I doubt it. One of my techs at work loves that color as well as one of the salesmen. Just never liked it.


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Old 03-17-2014, 11:01 PM   #2
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There is Twenty he has some ST stuff.
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Old 03-17-2014, 11:15 PM   #3
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Was it a rental fleet car? 140k is the highest I have seen on a Mk3.
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Old 03-18-2014, 09:10 AM   #4
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Wow, 140k miles is a LOT in less than three years. I doubt it was a rental, it must have been a fleet car. Most likely a recruiter.

I have to say, I've been tempted by the S sedans. They seem like a good starting point for a project car.
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suss had a Frosted Glass hatch with the ST front.

http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/s...d+glass&page=3
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Old 03-18-2014, 11:21 PM   #6
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Anyone else done this? Just bought a 2012 S we got in at work that has 140k highway miles. I got the car cheap enough; I think I am going to do it. Def. something different. The car is Frosted Glass but I am changing the color regardless if I clone it to an ST or not, more than likely Performance Blue or Flame Blue. The original paint is nice, front bumper has normal rock chips on it but I just am not a fan of that color. It may grow on me but I doubt it. One of my techs at work loves that color as well as one of the salesmen. Just never liked it.
Wouldn't it have had to have been an SE at a minimum? Frosted Glass was not available on the S trim level, as iirc only available in silver, white, grey, black, and there was a sonic and or kona blue for 2012, but Frosted Glass was only available on the SE and SEL.
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Old 03-18-2014, 11:37 PM   #7
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Would be nice to see an ST Sedan clone. But 140k is a heck of a lot for a 2012. My Dad's 2005 Tacoma doesn't even have 100k on it yet.
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Old 03-18-2014, 11:48 PM   #8
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Definitely an SE as the S was only available with the black cloth interior and the Frosted Glass paint color was only available with the Medium Light Stone cloth or just light stone leather.
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Old 03-19-2014, 08:08 AM   #10
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Wonder if there are many ST's that have been totaled so you can pull out the motor? Would be great to see a sedan with that power
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