|04-27-2012 10:04 AM|
|reillydog||Demon Tweeks in the UK sells light weight side and rear windows for the focus.|
|09-08-2011 12:09 PM|
|02fordsvt||Nice car. Good luck with your rally.|
|09-08-2011 09:55 AM|
Just picked up a used rally car.....
Most of it is freshly re-built and stage ready,but owner has moved on to all wheel drive.So I probably will not be on here very often.If any of you make it up here look me up on the Targa forum.
|08-26-2011 02:18 PM|
for lightweight, i actually own a Carbon fiber company. and am making interior panels and working on the stock SVT body kit. hoods/hatches are already available. aftermarket support is phenominal!
the wheel base is a bit different between the sedan and hatch, however, the hatches all have the same wheel base.
i will be running the Targa when i finish my rally car for rally america which i know passes all tech for running. but if you are looking for a sick rally car, the focus is the way to go! (2wd of course)
|08-26-2011 06:44 AM|
Is the wheel base the same for the two and four door models?(four door hatchbacks are fairly common here)
Targa is a blast.......I've managed to do three runs at it now......
Grand Touring.(in my former leased car....)
Class 8.(rented from a former Targa competitor)
Open class.(where I co-drove)
Now I'm ready to settle into my own car and learn how to really drive!
|08-25-2011 01:34 PM|
|mlbbaseball||well, what are you looking to know? the focus makes a great rally car, find an SVT and add some boost. they are great on a budget. (racing budget, not an ordinary car budget) you can get the rally brake kit, hotbits, and they are pretty durable and parts are cheap. the handling is quite neutral. i mean, there is a reason WRC used the focus!!! I'm planning to do the Targa in a few years as i like tarmac as well as gravel.|
|08-25-2011 07:42 AM|
|Targa Paul||I could have done without that whole fire bit...quite the shock.|
|08-24-2011 07:10 PM|
Sound like quite a rally. The fire sounds like the most exciting part.
|08-24-2011 07:02 PM|
We took 3rd in Open Class,but mostly because our competitors had more trouble than us.
We caught fire at about 170KM/h when an oil line broke......we spun a bearing in the engine because of losing too much oil....and when we landed in the above picture.....we knocked out the fuel pump!
It was a long week
|08-24-2011 06:50 PM|
Someday, I want to go to the Targa Newfoundland.
That's one nice Escort. How well did you finish?
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