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Old 05-01-2009, 11:12 PM   #21
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Glad you tried it, hooked another one! If it breaks during an auto-x, chances are it had to fixed anyway.
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Old 05-02-2009, 12:13 AM   #22
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^^ that's how i found out my fan resisitor was shot. car started heatin up till i turned the ac on and i was like wtf?/
aldo found out my exhaust rattle whe ni was changing my tires around to go home. my rubber bushings are shot to hell,lol. but that's fine new bushings from cfm and a focussport 2.5 stealth system and i'll be all good.
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Old 05-18-2009, 01:29 PM   #23
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so i am determined to get to my first autox next month. there is one in dallas that i am going to go to. i can't wait. it should be fun.
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Old 05-19-2009, 01:31 PM   #24
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I love it, I have a event on sunday and it will be my first time running in FSP and im the only one in it which blows but o well.
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so i am determined to get to my first autox next month. there is one in dallas that i am going to go to. i can't wait. it should be fun.
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I love it, I have a event on sunday and it will be my first time running in FSP and im the only one in it which blows but o well.
There are only two Foci that run in my region consistently. Mine (H-Stock) and an FSP one.
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Yeah im the only focus in my region, I think an SVT ran last year but I havent seen it yet, how does teh FSP one do usually?
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Yeah im the only focus in my region, I think an SVT ran last year but I havent seen it yet, how does teh FSP one do usually?
That Focus can hold his own, usually it is only him in FSP, but he does great in PAX. The first SCCA event we had he was in the top 10, on street tires too.

He spanks my butt consistently!
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well I just found out we have autoX at the Miller Motorsports Park over here on the West track how bout that? gonna try it next year when I DON'T need parental permission
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Here's another picture from a trackday we had recently


I figure I will just turn this thread into a log of what changes I make to my car and the effects they have, just in case someone else wants to run an SPI in h stock ;)

Before the track day I went and got an alignment at Firestone, ended up putting a bit more toe-in on both the front and rear, if I remember correctly it was 1/4 inch more on each side. The guy doing the alignment said this would help my turn in.. But after doing some research and talking to people apparently he had it backwards. The next alignment is going to be 1/4 inch toe out in the front and no toe in the rear.


I installed a 21mm front sway bar last weekend that I found at the junkyard on a wrecked zx3, the reason for this is to hopefully keep the car flatter through the corners and limit positive camber gain. Right now I have about -1* of camber up front (non-adjustable) and my tires are getting killed. I have had to resort to swapping them on the rims occasionally (IE inside is running facing outwards).

I have an SCCA autocross on Sunday, so I will report back how the car feels then.

Any questions/comments/concerns are welcome! I enjoy talking about my Focus :)
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From the looks of the fender gap ... that is some body roll.

Thanks for the update ... I haven't read up on this thread in a while ... Looks like you are having tons of fun.

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