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12-11-2012 12:22 AM
ViperThreat If you are doing rally-cross, leave your car stock for now. Gut it, rip out anything unnecessary like the stereo and air-conditioning, and put a proper seat/cage in it.

Leave the engine bay stock. You are on dirt, not tarmac, rallycross isnt about power, its about finesse.

Also, just as a FYI, the SVT suspension (which is what you have on your car) is NOT, and i repeat NOT good offroad. there is a reason that the rally cars all have huge suspension travel and soft shocks. You want the tires to stay in contact with the ground, not skitter over the tops of the bumps.

I have taken my SVT on a windy dirt road with the stock SVT suspension, i honestly did better in a stock ford escort because it didnt wash out like my SVT did.
12-06-2012 09:47 PM
calebstubstad I could remember 100% as I quit watching it and started the bbc version
12-06-2012 08:27 PM
katiekay Just thought I would share this,I am going to get into the Colorado rallycross events soon(wont be in the Focus)
12-06-2012 07:07 PM
TheGlassMaker I started to say wrong. Then I remebered the fake top gear. The real top gear won't let a racecar on the board. Unless its street legal.

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12-06-2012 03:08 PM
rsman2.0 1.9s... just sayin lol
12-06-2012 02:57 PM
calebstubstad it was more of a joke lol. tanner fousts fiesta is a 500,000 dollar car. and holds top gears fastest lap time, and 0-60 in like 2.3 seconds.
12-06-2012 12:56 PM
rsman2.0 Yes caleb im a big ford rally fan idc thst its fwd im only doing rally cross
12-06-2012 12:32 PM
TheGlassMaker In the case of ken block the fully built fiesta had what almost 200 more hp over the fully built subi. It was lighter too. If you have the money you can buy the built fiesta engine from FR comes with over 600hp N/A.
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12-06-2012 12:24 PM
calebstubstad ford focus = rally
subaru = DD
12-06-2012 11:54 AM
rsman2.0 Ya for now but i am getting a subi wagon
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