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Old 11-22-2010, 08:25 PM   #61
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Just because you have time to take a nap between shifts in a focus doesn't mean it doesn't take any skill to drag race. Sounds like someone hasn't lanched a 1.3/1.5 60' time.
...and what possessed you to revive this thread from the dead???

Oh, and a 1.3 60ft in a Focus will never happen. Not in it's stock frame and subframe and FWD anyway.

Also, for anyone who thinks a Focus isn't a drag car, just look at my sig.
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Old 12-08-2010, 02:11 PM   #62
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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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Old 12-08-2010, 03:23 PM   #63
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...and what possessed you to revive this thread from the dead???

Oh, and a 1.3 60ft in a Focus will never happen. Not in it's stock frame and subframe and FWD anyway.

Also, for anyone who thinks a Focus isn't a drag car, just look at my sig.
I was talking about my 85 GT :D

The focus isn't a drag car. You have a car that weighs 2600lbs. How much Hp/Tq?
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Old 12-08-2010, 04:13 PM   #64
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my foci works just fine for a drag car and makes powa
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Old 12-08-2010, 04:21 PM   #65
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Focus is a great car for twisties and not the best for drag. ALL the numbers in this thread show that.
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Old 12-08-2010, 09:13 PM   #66
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I run consistent 12.9-13.0 with 230whp/215wtq. My car weighs less than 2600lbs. Sure, it's not the best choice for a drag car. Neither is a Civic but plenty of them have seen sub 10 second passes. Neither is a farm truck but I've seen one run 9s.

I have a fox body and a Focus and even with the work I have in the stang, the Focus will walk it every time.
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Old 12-09-2010, 02:19 AM   #67
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What does your focus weigh???

I'm assuming your fox needs a tire? What cam?
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What does your focus weigh???

I'm assuming your fox needs a tire? What cam?

Hes gutted. No backseat, no radio, no AC...I dont even think he has the carpet
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You just saying that or is it true? like 2300lbs?
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Old 12-09-2010, 12:30 PM   #70
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You just saying that or is it true? like 2300lbs?
No, its true. I dont know if hes weighed it but it has to be a few hundred pounds lighter than stock. He was also on some big ass MT drags for those high 12 and low 13 passes too. He has video of it on FJ. Pretty sweet car.
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