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Old 05-12-2012, 10:22 PM   #11
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And I'm even later. I just bought an SVT and desperately need to meet someone who knows what it is supposed to look like under the hood so I can understand what has been done to my car by previous owners!

I'll be doing a tech day tomorrow with some mostly Miata friends, core people from the FAST autocross club, to do a suspension refresh on my car (SVT suspension pack to bring the suspension back to stock ... as a starting point).

If anyone wants to join us just PM me and I'll get back to you with a time and address. Otherwise, I hope to meet up with fellow Focus fanatics, esp. SVT owners, someday soon.
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Old 05-13-2012, 11:52 AM   #12
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And I'm even later. I just bought an SVT and desperately need to meet someone who knows what it is supposed to look like under the hood so I can understand what has been done to my car by previous owners!

I'll be doing a tech day tomorrow with some mostly Miata friends, core people from the FAST autocross club, to do a suspension refresh on my car (SVT suspension pack to bring the suspension back to stock ... as a starting point).

If anyone wants to join us just PM me and I'll get back to you with a time and address. Otherwise, I hope to meet up with fellow Focus fanatics, esp. SVT owners, someday soon.
Nice! We do the FAST autocrosses regularly however weren't able to make yesterday's due to work.
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Old 05-13-2012, 12:05 PM   #13
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I haven't autocrossed in about 2 years - other things were taking up my time - but I think I'll be back with my SVT soon! I hope I'll see you there, if not sooner.

I started autoX years ago with the old SunRiders club when I had a Subaru Legacy 2.5GT, then a '97 red Miata, then the infamous Tampa Bay FrankenMiata, about then the club became NASA for a year and then FAST. Somewhere in there I sold the FrankenMiata and bought a S2000.

I sold the S2000 a couple of weeks ago and used part of the proceeds to buy my SVT.

My car needs some work (slightly molested with an ugly body kit and new but poorly done paint job) but it was cheap enough and with good "bones" so it will become a multi-year project car. I've got plans ...

It really would be helpful to be able to get with someone who knows the SVT to see if they can spot issues I've missed. PLEASE!
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Old 05-14-2012, 12:35 PM   #14
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Im new to forums had my ZX3 for about a month now, originally from St. Petersburg but moved to Port Richey couple months ago, wouldnt mind getting together and would love to try Autocross :)
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Old 05-14-2012, 09:37 PM   #15
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I'm originally from Canada but I've been here over 14 years. You'll love autoX! Yep, we need a Tampa Bay get together!
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Old 05-15-2012, 12:57 PM   #16
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Next time you guys have a meet PM me so I can meet up with you guys
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Old 05-23-2012, 11:49 AM   #17
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we should try nd set something up
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Old 05-23-2012, 03:01 PM   #18
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Hey there, we actually have a thread going on right now called "Tampa/St Pete/Clearwater Summer meet..." discussing this very same idea. We're kicking around a few ideas for locations and dates and such, come check it out and let us know what you think!
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Old 05-23-2012, 03:01 PM   #19
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Does Saturday June 9th sound good to anyone?

Edit: oops, I posted this in the wrong page
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