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Old 02-09-2013, 09:31 AM   #1
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2010 coupe rally car

this is more of a what if or can it be done question. would it be possible to build a rally inspired 2010 coupe? it seems they have a lot of ground clearance.


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I guess it would depend on your budget.

You can make anything a rally car.
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Old 02-09-2013, 01:01 PM   #3
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Just buy an old pos. rally destroys cars
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I think he's going for "Rally Inspired" rather than actually racing the car.

In which case it is up to your imagination and wallet what you can do.
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the tarmac stage cars arent too high off the ground. A set of team dynamics wheels would go a long way toward the "rally inspired" look. Get a set of rally armor mud flaps and maybe a light bar up front (something removable and reversible) and I think you'd have your look
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Old 02-09-2013, 04:23 PM   #6
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I think he's going for "Rally Inspired" rather than actually racing the car.

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the tarmac stage cars arent too high off the ground. A set of team dynamics wheels would go a long way toward the "rally inspired" look. Get a set of rally armor mud flaps and maybe a light bar up front (something removable and reversible) and I think you'd have your look
the light bar maybe too far for me lol. ill look into the mud flats and wheels.
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Old 02-09-2013, 08:40 PM   #7
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Moved to "MK2 Focus" since your discussion seems to lean more towards exterior cosmetic changes than it does to actual engine, tuning or exhaust upgrades.
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I was thinking about doing this also. I have a Yakima roof rack on my coupe where I was thinking about mounting my lights. The cars do have some major ground clearance, and if you were to install some 16" wheels with a little more aggressive offset wrapped in some chunky tires, I think you would have the look you are looking for.

Gotta have the big mud flaps!
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you have any pics of it?
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pic of what?
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