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Old 12-28-2012, 06:24 PM   #31
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This is looking to be really cool, first build I've seen that's this involved.

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Old 12-28-2012, 07:36 PM   #32
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i like it. ive been itching to put either a fwd v6 or rwd v8 in this car. if only i had another daily driver id be set.
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Old 12-28-2012, 08:56 PM   #33
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Old 01-02-2013, 04:57 PM   #34
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ya that the motor and trans is about 4500 and you can get a 2.3 to cook a honda just no one dose shit in the states na wise. Not knocking the motor but its a wast of the idea the duratec has all the potential of the honda and has more after market just need too look over seas there are 10 different companies that make dry sump kits 7 that make itb kits i don't know why its soooo misunderstood in the us about the duratec.
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Old 01-02-2013, 04:58 PM   #35
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Old 01-16-2013, 11:13 PM   #36
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This is sub'd. But it's been quiet for too long, it's all quiet over on rallyanarchy.com too.. Makes me wonder when this thing's going to be tearing up the road! Hopefully soon.
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Old 02-01-2013, 08:22 AM   #37
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Sorry for the bump but amazing stuff. The RWD swap with a lightweight DT would make the Focus into a mean corner carver, given you can still keep the weight in check. How much heavier do you figure the final build will be?
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Old 04-07-2013, 10:31 AM   #38
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I just found this thread... nice build
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Old 04-07-2013, 11:01 AM   #39
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I'm still trying to determine the logic on making a RWD rally car. It can be done, just look at Bill Caswell. But for low grip situations FWD is far superior to RWD.

Kudos for building it, definitely quite a bit of time and money will have to go into this to make it all work, I just hope rally isn't the only goal for the car.
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Old 04-07-2013, 03:50 PM   #40
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All this work and no V8......
Yeah... because eff corners. Stop it with the V8's! Leaving it a (longitudinally mounted) 4cyl preserves the entire point of the chassis.
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