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Old 12-02-2004, 10:29 AM   #1
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Focus is not a 1/4 mile car ...

Just take it to a nice road course and you'll more than hold your own with just about anything stock that comes in under 25 grand --- At least in the SVT you will. Drag racing isn't even racing to me ... it requires very little skill compared to other forms of racing. I admit, it is fun to watch and fun to do but it is not real racing.


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Old 12-02-2004, 11:36 AM   #2
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Old 12-02-2004, 11:40 AM   #3
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I completely agree unless your running one up at the level that Turbo Tom is, it's pointless or if you got a V8 conversion to that extent.
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Re: Focus is not a 1/4 mile car ...

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Just take it to a nice road course and you'll more than hold your own with just about anything stock that comes in under 25 grand --- At least in the SVT you will. Drag racing isn't even racing to me ... it requires very little skill compared to other forms of racing. I admit, it is fun to watch and fun to do but it is not real racing.
i agree that the focus is not a drag car, and if you are dragging the focus, it's kinda pointless................but i dissagree when you say that there is very little skill involved compared to other forms of racing, especially when you get into professional drag racing, like the NHRA, etc..............
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so i guess anyone that cant spend 30 grand on their car shouldnt drag race [rollseyes]

i could see this getting ugly.
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Old 12-02-2004, 11:52 AM   #6
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well is not a drag car, but is fun in light to light duels.
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well is not a drag car, but is fun in light to light duels.
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so i guess anyone that cant spend 30 grand on their car shouldnt drag race [rollseyes]




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Who said anything about drag racing and money? I am not really trying to stir the pot, just pointing out that the Focus is a drivers car not a drag car ... it should be appreciated for what it is, and not criticized as much for what it's not ...
Don't get me wrong, I like drag racing ... I had an '85 Z28, and she would lay rubber from here to eternity but it would also end up around a tree if it tried to chase a Focus up a curvy road ...
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Ok. this is what I learned today about the Focus
1. Driver's Car.
2. Twisties car.
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Ok. this is what I learned today about the Focus
1. Driver's Car.
2. Twisties car.
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