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Old 01-15-2013, 12:34 PM   #19
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Originally Posted by crazy_urn View Post
Much better than the SPI? The zetec has 20 more hp, the SPI has one common (preventable) problem and better gas milage.

Sure the zetec is a bit better, but much better?

Lets try and give the SPI a little credit. it is not the complete turd everyone seems to think.
Dont get me wrong I love seeing an old spi still on the road. Mine is at 100k miles and doesn't use a drop of oil between 5k mile changes. But it is nothing compared to modern duratecs. But has a nice little exhaust note.
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