Focus Central style hood - Page 5 - Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum > Exclusive Vendor Discussions > Extreme Dimensions, Inc

Extreme Dimensions, Inc Discuss about body kits, carbon fiber hoods and appearance upgrades for your Ford Focus.
Sponsored By: Extreme Dimensions


Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
Ford Focus Tire & Wheels FocusFanatics Merchandise

 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-29-2010, 08:06 AM   #41
blackoutSVT
Lurking
 
blackoutSVT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Fan#: 52102
Location: Rowlett, TX
What I Drive: 86 sportster1100, 12 Focus SE Sedan

Posts: 1,999
FF Reputation: 9 blackoutSVT Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (15)
Quote:
Originally Posted by SlimShady View Post
most hood come with them but i wouldnt put too much trust in them because i have seen some brake off. When i pick mine up, hood pins is the first thing i will be doing.
but most people wont be driving their car on the redline all the time like we do..lmao...

but yea i have seen the latches fail so i like hood pins on aftermarket hoods.
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by Nytryder View Post
I've no doubt that the Marquise de Sade is alive and well and is designing Focus seats.
blackoutSVT is offline  
    Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 11-29-2010, 08:54 AM   #42
1sloho
12 years strong
 
1sloho's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Fan#: 111
Location: VA. Beach, VA
What I Drive: '02 zx5

Posts: 6,882
Points 14,445, Level 77
Points: 14,445, Level: 77 Points: 14,445, Level: 77 Points: 14,445, Level: 77
Level Up 99% Completed
Level up: 99% Level up: 99% Level up: 99%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 17 1sloho Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (3)
really? i never had a problem with my latch on my VIZ CF hood.
1sloho is online now  
    Quick reply to this message
Old 11-29-2010, 10:19 AM   #43
SlimShady
Focus Addict
 
SlimShady's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Fan#: 20822
Location: Tinker AFB, United States
What I Drive: '13 Oxford White ST3, '02 ZX3

Posts: 891
FF Reputation: 2 SlimShady Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (3)
But how hard do you drive. I don't baby my car if you know what i mean.
__________________
2013 Ford Focus ST3 Oxford White ->241whp/298wtq<-
AccessPort w/ Cobb Stage 1 tune // Cobb Intake // Cobb Catback
2002 Focus ZX3 Turbo (work in progress)
SlimShady is offline  
    Quick reply to this message
Old 11-29-2010, 10:57 AM   #44
Schroeder02
Moderator
 
Schroeder02's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Fan#: 53191
Location: Cockeysville, MD
What I Drive: 2013 Red ST & 2009 Focus Race Car

Posts: 2,355
Points 5,488, Level 47
Points: 5,488, Level: 47 Points: 5,488, Level: 47 Points: 5,488, Level: 47
Level Up 69% Completed
Level up: 69% Level up: 69% Level up: 69%
Forum Activity 2%
Activity: 2% Activity: 2% Activity: 2%
FF Reputation: 62 Schroeder02 Excellent Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (7)
Iím very interested in this hood hope it makes it out by next track season.
__________________
My rides a 2002 SVT track car, & Boosted 2007 ST with the SAP.
The helmet has a special meaning for many drivers. How important is it to you? - It protects my head.

Do you have any special rituals when the helmet is concerned like many have? - I wipe it so that I can see better.
Schroeder02 is offline  
    Quick reply to this message
Old 11-29-2010, 11:28 AM   #45
Extreme Dimensions
Focus Addict
 
Extreme Dimensions's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Fan#: 53558
Location: Fullerton, CA
What I Drive: Too Many To List

Posts: 914
Points 12,188, Level 72
Points: 12,188, Level: 72 Points: 12,188, Level: 72 Points: 12,188, Level: 72
Level Up 35% Completed
Level up: 35% Level up: 35% Level up: 35%
Forum Activity 1%
Activity: 1% Activity: 1% Activity: 1%
FF Reputation: 2 Extreme Dimensions Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (3)
Quote:
Originally Posted by blackjack View Post
this might be a dumb question, but will your hood include a latch?
Not a dumb question at all. Our hoods come with the latch where the latch is not removable from the factory part. If the latch is able to be unbolted from the OE part, you would need to reuse that one.

Quote:
Originally Posted by SlimShady View Post
most hood come with them but i wouldnt put too much trust in them because i have seen some brake off. When i pick mine up, hood pins is the first thing i will be doing.
We suggest hood pins on all of our hoods for safety reasons. A Duraflex or Carbon Creations hood is lighter than OE so it is always best to be "better safe than sorry."
__________________
-Ken
Phone: 888-611-AERO x 17
Click Here to Send me an email
**Group Buys Welcome**
Extreme Dimensions is offline  
    Quick reply to this message
Old 11-29-2010, 08:34 PM   #46
1sloho
12 years strong
 
1sloho's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Fan#: 111
Location: VA. Beach, VA
What I Drive: '02 zx5

Posts: 6,882
Points 14,445, Level 77
Points: 14,445, Level: 77 Points: 14,445, Level: 77 Points: 14,445, Level: 77
Level Up 99% Completed
Level up: 99% Level up: 99% Level up: 99%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 17 1sloho Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (3)
Quote:
Originally Posted by SlimShady View Post
But how hard do you drive. I don't baby my car if you know what i mean.
ive hit the speed limiter a few times..lol. but ive never had an issue. my personal preference but, i think hood pins look a lil tacky on DD cars.
1sloho is online now  
    Quick reply to this message
Old 11-30-2010, 12:08 AM   #47
SlimShady
Focus Addict
 
SlimShady's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Fan#: 20822
Location: Tinker AFB, United States
What I Drive: '13 Oxford White ST3, '02 ZX3

Posts: 891
FF Reputation: 2 SlimShady Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (3)
What is a speed limiter? I dont think my car has seen one in a few years.

There are some hood pins that look more flush.

http://www.deftracing.com/aerocatch_hood_pins/index.htm
__________________
2013 Ford Focus ST3 Oxford White ->241whp/298wtq<-
AccessPort w/ Cobb Stage 1 tune // Cobb Intake // Cobb Catback
2002 Focus ZX3 Turbo (work in progress)
SlimShady is offline  
    Quick reply to this message
Old 11-30-2010, 12:11 AM   #48
VenomRogue
Focus Addict
 
VenomRogue's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Fan#: 24506
Location: Dallas, TX
What I Drive: a Volvo??!?

Posts: 1,189
Points 6,804, Level 54
Points: 6,804, Level: 54 Points: 6,804, Level: 54 Points: 6,804, Level: 54
Level Up 27% Completed
Level up: 27% Level up: 27% Level up: 27%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 11 VenomRogue Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (23)
Quote:
Originally Posted by SlimShady View Post
What is a speed limiter? I dont think my car has seen one in a few years.

There are some hood pins that look more flush.

http://www.deftracing.com/aerocatch_hood_pins/index.htm
that car hasnt had a speed limiter since 2003, lmfao.


those are the hood pins I will be getting, the flush mount ones...

My current carbon creations hood does shake quite a bit at speeds between 70-150, with just a latch, but I think that is also because I have the sides raised up with spacers to let more cool air in....if it were flush, i dont think i would have this issue. but nothing bad has come of it yet.
__________________
9 Foci. and a rebadged mK II Focus ST (Volvo C30)

Yes, I have issues.

Next question.
VenomRogue is online now  
    Quick reply to this message
Old 11-30-2010, 11:36 AM   #49
Extreme Dimensions
Focus Addict
 
Extreme Dimensions's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Fan#: 53558
Location: Fullerton, CA
What I Drive: Too Many To List

Posts: 914
Points 12,188, Level 72
Points: 12,188, Level: 72 Points: 12,188, Level: 72 Points: 12,188, Level: 72
Level Up 35% Completed
Level up: 35% Level up: 35% Level up: 35%
Forum Activity 1%
Activity: 1% Activity: 1% Activity: 1%
FF Reputation: 2 Extreme Dimensions Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (3)
Quote:
Originally Posted by SlimShady View Post
What is a speed limiter? I dont think my car has seen one in a few years.

There are some hood pins that look more flush.

http://www.deftracing.com/aerocatch_hood_pins/index.htm
Aerocatch is one of the best. Both form and function.
__________________
-Ken
Phone: 888-611-AERO x 17
Click Here to Send me an email
**Group Buys Welcome**
Extreme Dimensions is offline  
    Quick reply to this message
Old 11-30-2010, 03:31 PM   #50
1sloho
12 years strong
 
1sloho's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Fan#: 111
Location: VA. Beach, VA
What I Drive: '02 zx5

Posts: 6,882
Points 14,445, Level 77
Points: 14,445, Level: 77 Points: 14,445, Level: 77 Points: 14,445, Level: 77
Level Up 99% Completed
Level up: 99% Level up: 99% Level up: 99%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 17 1sloho Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (3)
ok now those r nice hood pins. lol..i wouldnt mind using those i guess.
1sloho is online now  
    Quick reply to this message
 

Bookmarks & Social Networks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:42 AM.


Copyright 2002-2014 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Audi S3, Ford Fusion and Acura TLX. You can find all Ford Focus and Focus ST related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area. Challenger Hellcat - Charger Hellcat