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Old 04-26-2013, 03:53 PM   #1
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Alright everyone i have been reading these forums for like a year or so and just made a account to reply with ppl and help ppl out i have had my 2002 svt focus for bout 2 years now these r the mods not much but hey its hard out here for a pimp lol jk jk




stock k and n pannel with intake on lower grill insted of on radiator
4 point spark plugs
royal purlple tans fluid

and thats bout it mostly stock
so whats a good cheapish upgrade that i dont need to go to shop to do i want
maby and exhaust tip or lunch box removal or somthing like that or should i go with wires and inition coil just drop some ideas please buget is bout 200 to 300

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Old 04-26-2013, 04:03 PM   #2
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Welcome to FF. How is the timing belt & the rest? I'd do maintenance 1st & then get some spare svt parts, imrc, intake hoses ect. How are the brakes, clutch, ect? A tune would be a great upgrade.
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Old 04-26-2013, 04:07 PM   #3
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Welcome to FF. How is the timing belt & the rest? I'd do maintenance 1st & then get some spare svt parts, imrc, intake hoses ect. How are the brakes, clutch, ect? A tune would be a great upgrade.
i just had timing belt and all the pullys changed and putting the top of the line brake pads in the front cus the rear already had them and i just installed a couger imrc box and it works as good if not better only did this caus it was way cheaper at 20 bucks then 400 from delar i just did the intake hose to the bumper last week so that also new
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Old 04-27-2013, 08:07 AM   #4
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Really depends on your goals for the car and what "cheap" means.

Tune, Short Shifter, Throttle Body, and updated/replaced bushings make a lot of difference for this car.
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stock k and n pannel with intake on lower grill insted of on radiator

*huh??* Do you mean you have a cold air intake that runs down to the bottom of the bumper or what? Not quite sure what you mean by "K&N panel on lower grill instead of on radiator".*

4 point spark plugs

*Save your money, there are just a waste. You can either use Autolite or Motorcraft copper plugs instead. Just make sure that you change them routinely.*

royal purlple tans fluid

*Again, don't waste your money here. Just use what is recommended and you should be fine. Thousands of Focus running for hundreds of thousands of miles on the regular fluid can't be wrong.*

and thats bout it mostly stock
so whats a good cheapish upgrade that i dont need to go to shop to do i want

*You might want to be careful on "cheapish" upgrades because more than likely it would be a waste of money and have no real benefit to what you are hoping to accomplish.*

maby and exhaust tip or lunch box removal or somthing like that or should i go with wires and inition coil just drop some ideas please buget is bout 200 to 300

*Removing the lunch box mostly makes the exhaust have a different tone, and most people are okay with it. It doesn't add anything significant in means of power output. It just gives people the notion that it "sounds" more powerful lol. Also you would be fine with your stock coil and a quality set of wires. No need to spend the extra money on fancy stuff that gives no real benefits.*

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If you really want to do something to car to benefit it more than anything, get a tune for it. It's just slightly more than your price range but it will probably liven the car up more than you expect.
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Old 04-28-2013, 09:27 PM   #6
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I second the waste on the crazy plugs. Motorcraft is the way to go. Get a tune. Most gain for the buck with a stock car.
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Like 7$ for all 4 lol
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^^That's the correct part number. I just mentioned the Motorcraft copper plugs is all. Thanks for adding the part number.
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thanks guys ill prob do a tune i hear that from everyone where can i get a tune in or around charlotte nc
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