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Old 01-21-2013, 03:04 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by JCloud_ZX3_01 View Post
Thanks Viper Threat. I don't mean to doubt you, but seriously!? faster than my old 07 WRX!? That would have to include suspension upgrade right? That Turbo 2.5 L 4WD w/LS was ridiculous off the line! I would think the Focus would have trouble transferring that kind of power to the road (without just doing burnouts)

Anyway, thanks for the advice. a suspension upgrade sounds like a good idea. The car already handles great. With those upgrades it would be ridiculous! Where do you suggest I find a reasonably priced SVT header/install?

P.S. I'd be totally content with adding 20 hp and I nice deep exhaust note for the right price.
Haha yeah, 4wd definitely has the jump on fwd off the line, but a fswerk's turbo'd focus is no joke, once they get traction, they haul @$$.

Anyhow, from what it sounds like, your best bet is:

1. suspension
2. cold air intake
3. cat-back exhaust

those 3 mods will be a pretty solid upgrade for your car. In the twisties, you will give alot of cars a run for their money.
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