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Chick 07-15-2008 06:30 PM

**Vote for Focusfanatics.com Ride of the Year 2008**
 
This contest is divided into 2 phases:

-1st phase the members of FF.com get to vote on the past 12 ROTM's (Aug 06-Jul 07) in a poll where you can vote for as many contestants as you like. This poll will begin Jul 15 and end Jul 31.

-2nd phase the top 3 contestants get placed in a poll beginning Aug 1. This time you can only vote for 1 contestant. This ends Aug 5. Whoever wins this poll will become our Ride of the Year and be placed on our homepage for the next year.

Please choose who YOU think should grace our front page for the next 12 months!

Let's get started[popcorn]

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SEPTEMBER RIDE OF THE MONTH(2007)

Member name: CATMOSTFEARED
Location: Crestwood, Kentucky
Model: ZX3
Color: Custom
http://www.focusfanatics.com/gallery...87Img_0117.jpg

MODIFICATIONS

EXTERIOR:
Custom Paint: by Jeff Ater
House of Colors Paint
WingsWest WRC Body Kit
Turbo Cobra Fiberglass Hood
Euro St 170 Headlights /Grill
Custom Shorty Antenna

INTERIOR:
AEM Gauges
SVT interior/pedals
Battery Relocation to hatch

I.C.E.:
Alpine DVD Player/PS2
Alpine 2x 10" Subs/ 4x 6.5
Alpine 650 Mono / 450 4 channel Amp

ENGINE DRESS-UP:

PERFORMANCE:
Turbo Charged 2.0 Zetec 240WHP
65mm Throttle Body, 60lb Injectors
Custom Built Aluminum Intake Manifold
Nitrous Express Wet Kit(unhooked)
VF engineering Engine Mounts
Ingalls Engine Torque Damper
Fidanza Cam Gears
SCT ProRacer Tuning
Mafia Mass Air Sensor
5 Speed MTX Torsen LSD
Spec Stage 4 Clutch
Fidanza Aluminum Flywheel

SUSPENSION:
H&R Coilover Suspension
Custom Built Chromemoly Strut Bars
Eibach 22mm front sway bar
Eibach 25mm rear sway bar

WHEELS, TIRES & BRAKES:
Konig Unknown 18x7.5 Rims
Kumho 225/40/18 Tires
SVT 4 Wheel Disc Brakes

MISC.:
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OCTOBER RIDE OF THE MONTH(2007)

Member name: XP0S3D
Location: Wellington, Florida
Model: Sedan (SE)
Color: CD Silver
http://www.focusfanatics.com/gallery...213-01-med.jpg

MODIFICATIONS

EXTERIOR:
Custom Two-Tone Paint Job Black on Silver
Roush Front End
Amber SVT Fogs

INTERIOR:
Dual Gauge Pillar
AEM Tru-Boost Electronic Boost Controller
AEM UEGO Wideband O2 Sensor

I.C.E.:
Pioneer DVH-P500MP DVD/MP3 Deck

ENGINE DRESS-UP:

PERFORMANCE:
Ported/Polished Head (Shaved 0.030")
HTPerformance.net Intake Manifold
Eagle Rods
Supertech 8.71:1 Pistons
(Final compression 9.3:1)
Clevite Main/Rod Bearings
ARP Main/Rod/Head Studs
50lb Injectors
Diablo MAFia
SVT MAF
Focus Central 65mm Throttle Body
FR Stage 2 Cams
FC Sprockets
180 Degree Thermo
Race Performance Clutches
2200rpm Stall Speed Torque Converter
Recalibrated Valve Body
SCT Xcal2 Tuned by MacDonald Motorsports
Kenne Belle BAP
Custom Log Manifold
.50/.63 TO4E Turbocharger
3" Downpipe
Custom 3" Magnaflow Exhaust
HKS SSQV BOV
Turbonetics Deltagate MK2
PWR Air-Water Intercooler
Ford Lightning Water Pump
Dual Pass Front Mount Heat Exchanger

SUSPENSION:
Eibach Pro-Dampers
Intrax Supersport Springs

WHEELS, TIRES & BRAKES:
17" Motegi FF5 Wheels
Fuzion XRi Sport Tires

MISC.:
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NOVEMBER RIDE OF THE MONTH(2007)

Member name: NUMBER1187SVT
Location: Mansfield, Texas
Model: SVT (3 door)
Color: CD Silver
http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t...t/IMG_0369.jpg

MODIFICATIONS

EXTERIOR:
Wings West Custom Molded Lip
Wings West Side Skirts
Wings West Whale Tail
ST170 Dark Housing Euro Headlights
Euro 2002 Upper Grill
Flat Black Trimmed Taillights
“Focus” De-badge

INTERIOR:
Steeda Silver Shifter Bezel
Ford Racing Short Throw Shifter
Redline Tuning SVT Floor and Trunk Mats

ENGINE DRESS-UP:

I.C.E.:

PERFORMANCE:
Steeda Short Ram Intake
Borla Cat-Back Exhaust
Diablosport Predator Tuner (tuned by Tom)
Taylor 8.3mm Wires
Brand New SVT Engine @ 73k (Broke valve spring which cracked a Piston and scraped the cylinder wall in the original)
Central Florida Motorsports High Flow Cat

SUSPENSION:
Steeda Strut Tower Brace

WHEELS, TIRES & BRAKES:
SR Racing SR5 18” x 7.5” Silver Wheels w/ 1” Machined Lip
Pirelli P-Zero Nero 215/35 Tires

MISC.:
Red Painted Calipers w/ SVT Logo
Counterweight Removal
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DECEMBER RIDE OF THE MONTH(2007)

Member name: SUPERFLEA
Location: Tecate, California
Model: ZTW
Color: CD Silver
http://www.focusfanatics.com/gallery...cture9-med.jpg

MODIFICATIONS

EXTERIOR:
Window Tint
Euro Clear Orange Indicators
OEM Fog / Driving Lights Kit
ST170 Grill
Mach HID Headlights
8K HID Bulbs
Rear OEM Wing
Euro Fenders
Roush Front Bumper
Roush Side Skirts
Roush Rear Bumper (Modified to Fit)
SVT Side mirrors
Painted Center of Hood Black
Painted Roof and Part of Wing Black
Mustang Billet Aluminum Gas Cover
Billet Aluminum Shorty Antenna
DeBaged
DeRailed
Headlight Eyelids

INTERIOR:
Leather Recaro Seats
OEM Cluster W/ Tach
FC Silver face gauges w/ custom Ford Contour clear needles
ST Gauge Bezel
SVT Oil Pressure / Temp Gauge
SVT Cluster Surround
Euro Air bag delete pocket
SVT HVAC Surround
SVT E-Brake Handle
Swapped all my interior lights, from green to blue

ENGINE DRESS-UP:
Euro Washer Bottle
SVT Coil Cover
Blue powder coated valve cover (contour)
SVT coolant reservoir cover

I.C.E.:

PERFORMANCE:
FC (Focus Central) 65mm Throttle Body
FC Underdrive Pulleys (in silver)
Volant Air intake
FC Plug wire cover
Excide Gel Batt
EGR Delete Plate
SVT header (Jet hot coated)
SVT ORP
SVT Flex Pipe
SVT Power Steering Hose
SVT Oil Dipstick & Tube
Eisslinger Cam gears (silver/black)
FR water pump
SVT Ram Air Snorkel
European Air Deflector
Early 2000 Intake Manifold
Borla SVT Cat Back Exhaust (extended from the tail pipe to fit)

SUSPENSION:
B&G Lowering Springs
FS Rear Chrome Stress Bar
FS Front Black Stress Bar
Eibach Anti-Sway Bars (25mm rear and 22mm front)
Polyurethane Bushings

WHEELS, TIRES & BRAKES:
SVT Rear Disc Brake Swap
SVT Front Brake Swap
Hawk Brake pads on all 4 corners
TriNet MotorSports Slotted / Drilled Rotors with Gold Zinc
Russel SS Brake Lines
17" 5 Spoke SVT Wheels
215/45/17 Falken Azenis RT-215
18" RS Wheels (By OZ Racing)
215/35/18 Dunlop SP Sport FM901

MISC.:
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JANUARY RIDE OF THE MONTH(2008)

Member name: EGZ
Location: Tappahannock, Virginia
Model: ZX3
Color: Sangria Red
http://www.focusfanatics.com/gallery...42S3501043.jpg

MODIFICATIONS

EXTERIOR:
ST170 headlamps
Ghia front grill
European rear wiper

INTERIOR:
Modified S&W Racing 4-point rollbar
G-Force 6-point harnesses
Steeda Tri-Ax short throw shifter
VDO oil pressure and temperature gauges
OMP pedals

ENGINE DRESS-UP:

I.C.E.:
Sony CDX-GT510 MP3 player

PERFORMANCE:
Supertech 11.6:1 pistons
Eagle H-beam rods
Crane stage 2 cams
Crane valve springs and retainers
Cosworth balance shaft delete kit
Marcy Motorsports 3-angle valve job
Cosworth intake manifold
Marcy Motorsports CAI
Cosworth header + flex
Modified Tru-Bendz 2.5" Exhaust
ECU Tuning by Marcy Motorsport
Innovate LC-1 wideband
Ford Racing 39# injectors
Autolite 104 copper core plugs
Cosworth oil baffle kit
Ford Escape oil cooler
All 3 VF Engineering motor mounts
Cosworth flywheel
Clutch Masters Stage IV clutch
Quaife ATB LSD
3.82 final drive

SUSPENSION:
Gaz height and dampening adjustable coilovers
Progress 22mm rear sway bar
Prothane lower control arm bushings

WHEELS, TIRES & BRAKES:
Rear disc conversion with Hawk HPS pads
Mocal stainless steel brake lines
Motul RBF 600 brake fuild
Track pads = Carbotech XP8
Street pads = Mintex A/F

MISC.:
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FEBRUARY RIDE OF THE MONTH(2008)

Member name: PEUSY
Location: Riemst, Belgium
Model: ZX3
Color: Sepang Bronze
http://www.focusfanatics.com/gallery...340027px51.jpg


MODIFICATIONS

EXTERIOR:
Shaved original bumpers,
shaved trunk (removed the plastic part and my lock), shaved roofantenna,
US-grill,
angel eyes (xenon),
LED taillights,
Sepang bronze BMW color,
rolled cupboard

INTERIOR:

ENGINE DRESS-UP:

I.C.E.:

PERFORMANCE:

SUSPENSION:
V-maxx coilovers

WHEELS, TIRES & BRAKES:
Stahl S2-editions, polished rings with golden screws, front 8,5j 205/17/40, rear 9j 205/17/40

MISC.:
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MARCH RIDE OF THE MONTH(2008)

Member name: WD40
Location: Helena, Montana
Model: SVT (3 door)
Color: Sonic Blue
http://www.focusfanatics.com/gallery...7J-AC1-med.jpg

MODIFICATIONS:

EXTERIOR:
20% Tint on the back 3 windows

INTERIOR:
Cabin Air Filter
FRPP Short Throw Shifter

ENGINE DRESS-UP:

I.C.E.:

PERFORMANCE:
Hypnotic Illusions Tune
ITG Pro Drop-In Air Filter
VF Engineering Rear Engine Mount

SUSPENSION:
KYB-AGX Dampers
Progress 22mm Rear Sway Bar

WHEELS, TIRES & BRAKES:

MISC.:
Independent Fog Lights
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APRIL RIDE OF THE MONTH(2008)

Member name: KLONDIKE
Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin
Model: ZX3
Color: Liquid Grey
http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a24...e/100_0903.jpg

MODIFICATIONS

EXTERIOR:
F2 RS Bumper
Eurostar LED tail lights
LED 3rd brake light

INTERIOR:
Tach Cluster swap
Blue led lights in lock and window switches
Focus all weather floor mats

ENGINE DRESS-UP:

I.C.E.:
Pioneer 680p HU
Crunch 1100 watt 2 channel amp
2x Audiopipe tsv-12s
Custom rear C pillar speaker mounts

PERFORMANCE:
Cosworth CAI

SUSPENSION:

WHEELS, TIRES & BRAKES:

MISC.:
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MAY RIDE OF THE MONTH(2008)

Member name: ZX3_2NV
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Model: ZX3
Color: Custom
http://www.focusfanatics.com/gallery...8Ssa50379s.JPG

MODIFICATIONS

EXTERIOR:
Roush Front Bumper
Roush Custom Fog Lights
Dual Vented Functional Carbon Fiber Hood
Custom One off Carbon Fiber Roof Spoiler
SVT Rear Bumper With SVT Defuser
SVT Front Grill
Custom Cervini Side Skirt
Projector Headlamp Conversion
Custom Velocity Stack In Driver Side Headlight
Xenon High Intensity Bulbs
Smoked Euro Side Markers
M3 Style Mirrors
Custom “FOCUS” Third Brake Light
Euro Mini Antenna
Mazda 3 Rear Wiper Assembly
Custom Carbon Fiber Ford Emblems
Carbon Fiber Door Sills
Moroso NHRA Pull Off Kill Switch
Custom Two Tone Paint
Jet Black On Top
Daytona Blue On Bottom
Body Color Handles and Trim
Custom ZX3 TURBO Badges

INTERIOR:
Sparco Speed Black/Blue Racing Seats
Sparco 3" Black Race Harness
Custom Racing Seat Adjustable Brackets
Sparco Colour 2 Steering Wheel
With NRG Quick Release Hub
Custom Ultra Suede Head liner
Trim Pieces and Pillars Painted Black
TurboSmart Turbo Timer Pen
Carbon Fiber Dash Kit
Custom Center Audio Console
Ignited Controls
Illuminated Blue Engine Start Button
Illuminated Blue Nitrous Purge
Blue Led Switches X3
Kill Switch With Removable Key
Auto Meter Triple Pillar Gauge Pod
Auto Meter Carbon Fiber Series
Vac/Boost Gauge,
Oil Pressure Gauge,
Air/Fuel Ratio Gauge
Custom Carbon Fiber Gauge Plate
With EGT (Pyrometer) Gauge
Anodized Blue Central Focus A/C Controls
Steeda Short Throw Shifter
Steeda Anodized Blue Shift Knob
Carbon Fiber E-Brake Cover
Carbon Fiber/Blue Racing Pedals
Red Top Optima Battery Relocated to Trunk

ENGINE DRESS-UP:

I.C.E.:
Panasonic MP3 Deck

PERFORMANCE:
Motor Built By Dan Millen Racing Engines
Fully Forged Internals Including
JE Piston Turbo Spec Pistons
JE Piston Pro Seal Turbo Piston Rings
Eagle Connecting Rods
Ford Racing Crank
Custom Knife Edge Cam
ARP Stud Kit
3 angle Valve Job
Livewire 12mm Spark Plug Wires
NGK Copper 1 Stage Colder Spark Plugs
Scremon Demon Coil Pack
Ford F150 Lighting MAF
Ford Racing Custom Valve Cover
SVT Degass Cover
Steeda Polyurethane Transmission Mount
Custom PR Performance Solid Rear Motor Mount
Prototype TITE Engineering Passenger Motor Mount
Ported Intake Manifold
Ported Cylinder Head
Bored to 2.2
Compression 9:1
Turbo Kit By Paul Rocha ( P R Performance)
Garrett GT 37-88 Turbo
P R Performance Custom Exhaust Turbo Manifold
Vibrant 30"x9"x3" Front Mount Intercooler
TurboSmart 38mm Wastegate
TurboSmart Blow Off Valve
Turbosmart Dual Stage Boost Controller
Ford Racing 61 Pound Injectors (650cc)
BDI High Flow Fuel Rail
255lbs Walbro SVT Fuel Pump
Steeda 75mm Throttle Body
2.5" Custom Intercooler Piping
Vibrant 2.5" Connection Hoses with T Clamps
3" Turbo Down Pipe
Y Pipe Cutout Switch Between
Custom 3" Race Exhaust Exit Thru Front Bumper
and Magnaflow 2.5 Cat Back Exhaust
SCT Pro Racer Tuning By Dasilva Racing
2000 Getrag XS4WC 5 Speed Transmission

SUSPENSION:
KYB Performance Shock & Struts
Eibach Sportline Springs

TRACK SET-UP:
Custom Coil Over Front Springs

WHEELS, TIRES & BRAKES:
17" Dark Argent 03 European SVT Wheels
Wrapped with Yokohama H4s 215/45/R17
Baer Front Brake Kit
Baer Cross Drilled and Slotted Rotors
EBC Performance Brake Pads
Stainless Steel Braided Lines


TRACK SET-UP:
15" ZTS Rims
22 by 8/15 Mickey Thompson ET Drag

MISC.:
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JUNE RIDE OF THE MONTH(2008)

Member name: DIPINDODS
Location: Bellmore, New York
Model: ZX3 (w/Street Appearance Package)
Color: Custom
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/i...focus/b076.jpg


MODIFICATIONS

EXTERIOR:
20% tints
painted door handels
black housing headlights
blue l.e.d.'s street glow kit under car
mazda3 rear wiper
shortie antenna
tinted side markers
custom dupont black paint on roof, pillers spoiler and side mirrors
debadged
custom senior edition emblems
tinted tails
blue license plate led's
yellow headlights
yellow foglamps
painted calipers and drums

]INTERIOR:
blue interior lights
blue neons under dash
sonic blue interior pieces
custom shifter handel and ebrake handel
momo pedals painted sonic blue
embroidered senior edition headrests
speed hut custom gauges
sonic blue fire exstinguisher and first aid kit
ps2 in trunk under box with sonic blue controlers

ENGINE DRESS-UP:
sonic blue engine pieces
custom fitted mazda 3 engine cover with custom airbrush
mirrors under the hood

I.C.E.:
8" sub in trunk
7" pioneer touch screen lcd navi in dash
pioneer 6 cd changer in glove box
19" lcd tv in trunk with custom box

PERFORMANCE:
steeda sri
2.25 custom exhaust with magnaflow muffler and tip

SUSPENSION:
eibach sportline springs

WHEELS, TIRES & BRAKES:
17" tsw saleen rims painted dupont black and sonic blue
yokohamma 215/40 summer tires

MISC.:
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JULY RIDE OF THE MONTH(2008)

Member name: WARNEEJ
Location: Bradenton, Florida
Model: ZX3 (w/2.3 Duratec)
Color: Custom
http://www.focusfanatics.com/gallery...72100_1412.jpg

MODIFICATIONS

EXTERIOR:
Custom painted PPG Black with frost-blue metallic pearl (similar to BMW Carbon Black)
Cervini's Front and rear bumpers, side skirts, and hood
RS wing
ST170 Grille
PIAA Fogs
Smoked Bumper lights
Smoked Tails
Smoked License Plate Cover
M3 style power mirrors
20% Tint all around
LED Underbody Kit
Custom Lamborghini Gallardo-style rear exhaust tips

ENGINE DRESS-UP:


INTERIOR:
Body color painted interior trim
Blue footwell neons
Strobe light
SVT pedals


I.C.E:
Totally integrated custom CarPC (carputer):
VIA C7 2.0GHz Processor Mini-ITX Express Motherboard J7F2WE2G
1GB G-Skill DDR2 533 RAM
M3-ATX 125 Watt Automotive Intelligent Power Supply
Samsung 2.5" SATA 160GB HDD
Running Windows XP with Centrafuse front-end
Xenarc 705TSV 7" TFT LCD Touchscreen Monitor w/ VGA & AV inputs fiberglassed into the dash
MTX Thunderform 12" subwoofer/enclosure
MBQuart 900W 5-Channel Amp
Alpine type-R Front Speakers
Stock plate-component Audiophile front speakers moved to rear location with custom baffles
7" LCD in trunk


PERFORMANCE:
ENGINE: 2.3L Duratec PZEV Engine (D23E)
Custom Borla Dual Exhaust
COSWORTH Intake Manifold
COSWORTH Full Race Header
Steeda CAI
Autolite 104 copper-core plugs
COSWORTH Balance Shaft Delete
Tom's NA Duratec Dyno-Tune
EGR, EVAP, Air Pump Delete (basically PZEV delete)
Optima 75-35 Red-Top Battery
Upgraded Grounds


SUSPENSION:
Ford Racing Focus Dynamic Dampers/Springs (1.5" F/R)
Massive Speed Systems front Duratec strut bar
SVT rear sway-bar with polyurethane bushings/end-links


WHEELS, TIRES & BRAKES:
18" RPM 501 Rims in black with polished lip
215/35/18 General Exclaim UHP tires
Morse Ceramic front brake pads


MISC.:

zx505focus 07-15-2008 06:37 PM

i voted dipindods. Good Luck.

SALEEN_N2O 07-15-2008 06:54 PM

i voted for a few peoplez.....

lets see who makes it to the top 3!!!

warneej 07-15-2008 07:15 PM

voted all my fav's in...good luck all!

vinnieZTS 07-15-2008 07:19 PM

voted. [^]

1sloho 07-15-2008 10:38 PM

voted as well....02 designs has a beautiful zx3, xposed is reppin the boosted atx, superflea with the best damn wagon ive seen and zx3_2nv with a badass boosted zx3!!

theonly287 07-15-2008 11:11 PM

I voted...good luck all!

Klondike 07-15-2008 11:32 PM

wow what a line up, such great rides, cept one, mine which is lame haha, im actually shocked i have any votes lol

good luck to all ROTY, its a huge honor and who ever wins it def deserves it

Slo_Focus 07-16-2008 12:09 AM

since I personally half the guys running, I had to pick someone I dont know. lol... I am all about big power so naturally, I went with ZX3_2NV

Joshuasvt 07-16-2008 12:29 AM

02_designs you have my vote...only because we have the same wheels buddy!


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