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Old 03-12-2009, 09:10 PM   #41
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Take look at what car won the 2008 ProSolo Championships...(hint: 2.3 Focus).

It is an excellent all-around autocross/track-day car...good aftermarket, inexpensive parts, great chassis...low cost of entry.
I really wouldn't call focus parts "inexpensive parts" Eric. from being on honda tech-tech.com for some time now honda part are very very cheap.
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Hi Bill. Great job so far! Looking forward to seeing the beast in action at Michelin!

Hi Constantine! You coming to Michelin?

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Hey John! I would love to but right now I'm on my way to Canada so it won't happen since I'm not coming back. I didn't know you had an account here also.
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Take look at what car won the 2008 ProSolo Championships...(hint: 2.3 Focus).

It is an excellent all-around autocross/track-day car...good aftermarket, inexpensive parts, great chassis...low cost of entry.
Absolutely, I've always liked the focus over other compact cars because of its steering feel and chassis dynamics. You can't bolt on a good chassis
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Take look at what car won the 2008 ProSolo Championships...(hint: 2.3 Focus).

It is an excellent all-around autocross/track-day car...good aftermarket, inexpensive parts, great chassis...low cost of entry.
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I really wouldn't call focus parts "inexpensive parts" Eric. from being on honda tech-tech.com for some time now honda part are very very cheap.
Yes, a direct comparison between honda civic aftermarket parts and focus aftermarket parts will show that honda parts are cheaper. However, on a relative basis, if you compare the focus with GM parts, and the cost of other higher performance cars, the cost is quite cheap.
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I really wouldn't call focus parts "inexpensive parts" Eric. from being on honda tech-tech.com for some time now honda part are very very cheap.
Honda parts are cheap because you get what you pay for
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HAHAHA that's great!!!

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Yes, a direct comparison between honda civic aftermarket parts and focus aftermarket parts will show that honda parts are cheaper. However, on a relative basis, if you compare the focus with GM parts, and the cost of other higher performance cars, the cost is quite cheap.
yes thats true bill i remember some colbalt ss driver's b!tch about there parts being hands full of money.
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Absolutely, I've always liked the focus over other compact cars because of its steering feel and chassis dynamics. You can't bolt on a good chassis
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Quick update, was a bit hungover on saturday, but I got the header bolted back on, and everything back in place in the engine bay. I did the completely unecessary thing of starting the car up with just a header

I think I can still be on track for having the car drivable in competition by April 18th. Items left to do for that date:

-Weld on bung to the flexpipe for the wideband O2
-Install exhuast
-Route wideband wiring into cable and get the wideband wired up and running
-Get initial tune and do data logging for custom tune
-Install koni yellows
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