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Old 09-30-2012, 10:42 PM   #21
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I'm sure it isn't rated for too much more than the motor.
To be pushing 270lbs from the factory it probably is rated to withstand quite a bit of abuse. The Mazdaspeed 3 stock transmission is a tank of a transmission, and the clutch is a Stage 2+ from the factory rated for over 300lbs tq and the car is rated at 280lbs factory, I'm sure the Focus ST will employ something similar... Ford can't expect aftermarket companies NOT to invest in modifying the ST, if the transmission couldn't handle much more than stock it wouldn't be a viable option, since turbo = torque.
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Old 09-30-2012, 10:51 PM   #22
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This is way more ricey than the Honda boys slapping Type R stickers on their non-Type R cars.
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This is way more ricey than the Honda boys slapping Type R stickers on their non-Type R cars.
Well, at least Type R Civics exist.
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Not in america they don't and the only R released in the US was in Integra form.
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Not in america they don't and the only R released in the US was in Integra form.
I know.

I'm just sayin' that at least they exist [somewhere]. Shelby Focus?
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That is stupid
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That is stupid
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it's not like there's really a Shelby Focus I'm trying to pass the car off as.
Does that really change anything?

There's no 2012 SVT either, and I think it would be just as cheesy to put an SVT badge on there. Actually, I think an SVT badge might be less cheesy.
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Does that really change anything?

There's no 2012 SVT either, and I think it would be just as cheesy to put an SVT badge on there. Actually, I think an SVT badge might be less cheesy.
If he doesn't drive like a jerk, it doesn't matter what he puts on his car.
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If he doesn't drive like a jerk, it doesn't matter what he puts on his car.
Since he specifically asked about how the letters looked on the car, I thought I'd limit my opinion to that.
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