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Old 04-24-2012, 10:31 AM   #26
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Originally Posted by Paladin View Post
it came in a lot of base model hatches and sedans till they ran out of them. easiest thing to do before buying is to open the hood. if it looks like this under there

its an spi and should be avoided, or a least purchased with the mindset that it will fail on you eventually

if it looks like this however

its a zetec. which is a sturdy little engine
I thought only wagons and sedans got the SPI and all hatches(except the few PZEVS) had the zetec.
2003 Ford Focus ZX3("FUBARCUS" was "Brokus") - old and still busted
2007 Subaru Impreza 2.5i - current DD
Originally Posted by zetecDon View Post
I always moderate naked!
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