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02-17-2015 08:45 PM
DRAGONFIRE_Sr 138k before the dreaded valve seat dropped. Now at 168k.
02-01-2015 10:30 AM
skidooman Just sold the 2002 focus I bought with 156k on it. Runs great. Was a quieter motor than whats in my 06 focus. Got a buddy that has 215k on his 02 focus and he has never touched it. Other than oil changes.
12-25-2014 03:43 PM
cgk60 141000 miles
12-19-2014 12:28 PM
My SPI motor still goes

I made it from 124k to 139k, driving the piss out of it (few 100+ MPH runs). Now I turned the keys over to a family man, should last even longer.
11-11-2014 11:55 PM
Mandroid I just did mine but I used gl5
11-11-2014 12:25 PM
5mt_lx Mine is an IB5.
Change out your trans oil with a really good one like Redline. It knocked out the noise in my Maserati and Mazda MTs.
11-11-2014 12:15 PM
Mandroid im already at 77k miles on my 03. how many of you guys have 5 speeds? i would like to know the life span of the ib5. mine makes all kinds of strange sounds...
10-25-2014 11:50 PM
5mt_lx Mine just turned 137,000 knock on wood no valve seat issue. Also, I bought it about a month ago, I had to do a full ignition refresh (coil and all) and it needs a few motor mounts. Running 5w40 Chevron Delo oil and no clue if T belt has been done.
That being said, I'm going to run it and hope it don't pop before the first of the year. That's when I'm going Zetec. But it runs excellent and gets great gas mileage. Just slow as balls.
10-25-2014 03:26 PM
FreeFocus ^not bad at all!

Im at almost 67,000 on mine.
10-25-2014 02:15 PM
JPFocus86 I made it to 240,000 miles before one of the valves decided to hang out with the piston.

Bought it for $400 at 190,000 miles so I guess I couldn't complain too much.
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