Steeda Short Ram - Page 2 - Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum > Regional Forums > Southern Fanatics > Fanatics: Texas

Fanatics: Texas Regional discussion Forum for planning events and sharing information with all Members in the Texas (Lonestar) areas.

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

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-21-2011, 02:21 PM   #11
Blue5ive
R.I.P Kona
 
Blue5ive's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Fan#: 83941
Location: The 5th Dimension, United States
What I Drive: 2003 TW Blue ZX5

Posts: 11,359
Points 7,302, Level 56
Points: 7,302, Level: 56 Points: 7,302, Level: 56 Points: 7,302, Level: 56
Level Up 76% Completed
Level up: 76% Level up: 76% Level up: 76%
Forum Activity 39%
Activity: 39% Activity: 39% Activity: 39%
FF Reputation: 10 Blue5ive Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (8)
Have had mine for about 9 months and did not affect mileage at all. Mine only gets loud under wide open throttle. Real aggressive sounding. Doesn't bother me but would maybe like it a little quoted but only for more stealth reasons.
__________________
Team Focalize
Hatch Nation #9
"2 by 2 Hands of Blue."
Blue5ive is online now  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 08-21-2011, 06:46 PM   #12
streetlight7
Focus Enthusiast
 
streetlight7's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Fan#: 74513
Location: N/A, TX
What I Drive: 2007 Aqua Metallic ZX3

Posts: 122
FF Reputation: 1 streetlight7 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
I don't mind loud cars, as long as they sound right, not like a ricer.......
__________________
Hatch Nation #58
streetlight7 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-22-2011, 01:17 AM   #13
Fo' SHO
Focus Enthusiast
 
Fo' SHO's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Fan#: 30230
Location: Houston, TX
What I Drive: 06 Black ZX3 SAP, 08 Hyosung GT-ARR

Posts: 300
FF Reputation: 2 Fo' SHO Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
I'd just like to point out that everyone who doesnt say its loud has a zetec not a duratec lol
__________________
2006 Focus ZX3 SES SAP - Longest trim level EVAR!
Team Focalize Super Nanny. UNACCEPTABLE!
Quote:
Originally Posted by NADA Auto Reviews
"The Ford Focus is notable for its spirited driving dynamics."
Fo' SHO is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-22-2011, 10:17 AM   #14
tukaniSVT
FF PHOTOG ENTHUSIAST
 
tukaniSVT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Fan#: 5521
Location: SW Houston, TX
What I Drive: 2003 SVT Focus 2009 BMW 335i

Posts: 14,969
Points 36,161, Level 100
Points: 36,161, Level: 100 Points: 36,161, Level: 100 Points: 36,161, Level: 100
Level Up 0% Completed
Level up: 0% Level up: 0% Level up: 0%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 34 tukaniSVT Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
I roll around with a Short Ram and it doesn't both me too much ... but then again, I don't drive it around too often anymore during these more extensive triple digit heat waves.

But I would say that you should be fine.

Performance wise, the Cold-Air is better, but not by much.

-Ray-
__________________
Hatch Nation Member: #147

R.I.P - FELLOW FF MEMBER, IZZY, BLK2k3GTS, will always be remembered. We will compete on a different course again one day.
tukaniSVT is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-22-2011, 04:13 PM   #15
streetlight7
Focus Enthusiast
 
streetlight7's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Fan#: 74513
Location: N/A, TX
What I Drive: 2007 Aqua Metallic ZX3

Posts: 122
FF Reputation: 1 streetlight7 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Cool, I really appreciate the feedback everyone. I know the CAI is a little bit better, but I've always liked the short ram more for some reason. I've just heard a lot about the short ram making the engine overheat and stuff, which is probably an over exaggeration.
__________________
Hatch Nation #58
streetlight7 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-22-2011, 04:22 PM   #16
Blue5ive
R.I.P Kona
 
Blue5ive's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Fan#: 83941
Location: The 5th Dimension, United States
What I Drive: 2003 TW Blue ZX5

Posts: 11,359
Points 7,302, Level 56
Points: 7,302, Level: 56 Points: 7,302, Level: 56 Points: 7,302, Level: 56
Level Up 76% Completed
Level up: 76% Level up: 76% Level up: 76%
Forum Activity 39%
Activity: 39% Activity: 39% Activity: 39%
FF Reputation: 10 Blue5ive Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (8)
Engine overheating that's funny. It doesn't contribute to engine overheating in any way shape or form. Your intake temp is never gonna be over 200 degrees max. How hot do you think the combustion chamber gets? Way way hotter than that haha. It doesn't contribute to higher under hood temps either. Whoever said that has no idea what they talking about. If you want one then get one and be happy.
__________________
Team Focalize
Hatch Nation #9
"2 by 2 Hands of Blue."
Blue5ive is online now  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-22-2011, 04:29 PM   #17
streetlight7
Focus Enthusiast
 
streetlight7's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Fan#: 74513
Location: N/A, TX
What I Drive: 2007 Aqua Metallic ZX3

Posts: 122
FF Reputation: 1 streetlight7 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Ya i'm planning on ordering sometime this week
__________________
Hatch Nation #58
streetlight7 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-22-2011, 05:40 PM   #18
Zab
Focus Addict
 
Zab's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Fan#: 57586
Location: I claim the north side Houston, TX
What I Drive: Izzy's '03 Eclipse and my '03 SVT

Posts: 1,092
FF Reputation: 2 Zab Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
I have both, SRI and CAI, I didn't feel a difference lol
__________________
'03 Silver SVT #1623 R.M.D.S.
Zab is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-23-2011, 05:10 PM   #19
save_HUTCH
Focus Fanatic
 
save_HUTCH's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Fan#: 74537
Location: Frederick, but now im in El Paso, TX
What I Drive: 2008 Red Coupe, 1994 Dodge Shadow

Posts: 1,913
FF Reputation: 3 save_HUTCH Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (4)
I have the Steeda on my 08. Had it on there for about a year and 14K miles. Never a problem. It is loud but the Race exhaust remedied that.
__________________
Duratec Crew #59
2008 Red Coupe S Mods: Steeda SRI, Massive Strut bar
FSWerks:SCT Tune, 91 OCT, 2.5 inch Race Exhaust, Duratec Engine Cover, Came Wrinkle Black but painted Vermillion Red
2003 VW Golf GTI 20th AE Too many mods!!
save_HUTCH is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

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 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 post new threads
You may 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 07:49 PM.


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 Cadillac ATS-V, 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.