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Old 04-11-2012, 09:52 PM   #11
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I think you are headed in the right direction with the euro parts. However, the other parts clash. I would ditch the konig's, billet grille, and possibly the headlights. I would look for a euro front grille, black svt/euro headlights. I think the sidestripe coming out of the fender vent was a good idea but it really clashes with your body lines.
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Old 04-11-2012, 10:14 PM   #12
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i'll be honest, i'm not a fan of the billet grille. i think you should go with the euro grille since you probably already have signals in the headlights. and now that i think about it, i think you should go with a different style of headlights. i'm not trying to rip on you, i think sixshooter has a point about how they clash. i'm not sure what euro headlights look like, maybe get those, or just try something different.
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Old 04-11-2012, 10:24 PM   #13
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there is nothing wrong with the headlights.. they're nice, not many people like them but that's cause not everyone has them. they're better then the halos everyone else has got, and yes Machs are nice, but IMO way to expensive for some headlights.

I love the car as it sits, the rims don't flow as perfect as some multi spokes would, and euro grilles are nice.. remember one thing tho, its your car, do what you want! :)

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I think you are headed in the right direction with the euro parts. However, the other parts clash. I would ditch the konig's, billet grille, and possibly the headlights. I would look for a euro front grille, black svt/euro headlights. I think the sidestripe coming out of the fender vent was a good idea but it really clashes with your body lines.
After I saw cdsilver02's one-off grille, thats the one that I really want. i don't know why I didn't mention it before. I thought the side was to plain so after the stripe I realised it messed up the bodylines, can't order another to put it lower. I am trying to save up for some big ticket items like lowering it, don't really want to nickel and dime some more little things like that right now.

Yeah I know that I've done some things without thinking them through, hopefully it'll be right someday. For now I might paint the inserts on the wheels silver to match the car better. Really thinking about EAP's, like on zx3_bmxrider's, but everything is on hold until I get the damn thing lowered lol

I still have my stock headlights and was thinking about painting the housings black and installing an led light strip in those, I mainly like the headlight that I have now just for the led light strip.

Keep the ideas coming! I just don't want to go all euro, I love the front bumper that I have, but I am not so sure anymore of still looking for a euro to replace it, they just look a little too sucked in to the body.
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Old 04-11-2012, 10:42 PM   #15
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i'll be honest, i'm not a fan of the billet grille. i think you should go with the euro grille since you probably already have signals in the headlights. and now that i think about it, i think you should go with a different style of headlights. i'm not trying to rip on you, i think sixshooter has a point about how they clash. i'm not sure what euro headlights look like, maybe get those, or just try something different.
Thanks man, I am open to any feedback it'll probably always be a work in progress, but I think before I do any more exterior mods, it's really time for me to work on the suspension and engine, I like the euro grille and headlights, they really make more sense on the Focus, just wish Ford didn't go all cheapass on the U.S.

One day, though some of the outside will change again, I'll post updates to as this thread goes along...
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After I saw cdsilver02's one-off grille, thats the one that I really want. i don't know why I didn't mention it before. I thought the side was to plain so after the stripe I realised it messed up the bodylines, can't order another to put it lower. I am trying to save up for some big ticket items like lowering it, don't really want to nickel and dime some more little things like that right now.

Yeah I know that I've done some things without thinking them through, hopefully it'll be right someday. For now I might paint the inserts on the wheels silver to match the car better. Really thinking about EAP's, like on zx3_bmxrider's, but everything is on hold until I get the damn thing lowered lol

I still have my stock headlights and was thinking about painting the housings black and installing an led light strip in those, I mainly like the headlight that I have now just for the led light strip.

Keep the ideas coming! I just don't want to go all euro, I love the front bumper that I have, but I am not so sure anymore of still looking for a euro to replace it, they just look a little too sucked in to the body.
i do like the led strips in the headlights. and i know lowering it should be one of the first big mod, as that's what i'm going for. and i know what you mean, i really like the eaps... there is gloss black ford racing rims i'd kill for. here's a thought; ever think of getting a wing? i like the svt wing because it adds to the rear, but it's not overkill like the sap and roush.
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i do like the led strips in the headlights. and i know lowering it should be one of the first big mod, as that's what i'm going for. and i know what you mean, i really like the eaps... there is gloss black ford racing rims i'd kill for. here's a thought; ever think of getting a wing? i like the svt wing because it adds to the rear, but it's not overkill like the sap and roush.
Yes that's the only wing I want, all the aftermarkets and all the other wings I don't like so much. SVT wing and SVT sideskirts are on my list.
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Yes that's the only wing I want, all the aftermarkets and all the other wings I don't like so much. SVT wing and SVT sideskirts are on my list.
SVT wing is definetly on my list! If I find a set of svt sideskirts I will get those too. But those are farther down the list. lol
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SVT wing is definetly on my list! If I find a set of svt sideskirts I will get those too. But those are farther down the list. lol
yess i neeed to get my wing fixed up. it should be a nice addition.
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