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Old 04-02-2009, 06:56 PM   #231
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Got my first focus about 3 years ago (I was 20)...

My first focus was a 2002 ZX3 Premium 2.0L Zetec 5spd - $7500 + Tax, Tag & Title.

She was 100% stock and I never really modded it ever. put in a K&N Panel filter and ran good fluids in her and just enjoyed her as she was... I bought her when I was 20 and she was totaled just this past Janurary when I was rear ended on the interstate after some rubberneckers decided to STOP to see some cars pulled over, I was hit and then pushed into the moving traffic where I was hit by 4-5 other cars before ricocheting off of a Semi.

She gave her life for mine...

My current Focus...

2005 Focus ST - 2.3L 5spd - 23k miles Paid $8750 Tax, Tag, Title out the door! 100% stock when purchased but have since added Steeda SRI.

I bought this car just about a month ago. I was actually about to buy a 03' infa red SVT 5dr but it had 78k miles and I really wanted something with lower miles... I was also set on that if I was to get an SVT (which I really wanted) that it was going to be a 3dr.... Either way it was a really nice car but I just didn't real have the best feeling about it... one of those gut instinct feelings that you really can't disagree with... It looked good, but something told me that it had been beat throughout it's life... It did have a new clutch and the front tires were pretty chewed up....Hmm....They had a ST sedan on the "certified preowned" section of the same dealership and I saw the ST. I had seen it at the dealership for couple months already, but! I had slept on the "sedan bodystyle" as I just didn't really appreciate it all that much. However though... I was like F' it... I'm seriously about to buy this SVT and I might as well atleast drive this car for the F' of it.... well, just opening up the car and seeing the very near SVT-like interior I fell in love... sleeper look outside, but business inside and under the hood! I won't go on any longer but I loved it, and decided after some W.O.T. rowing thru 1st thru 3rd for the first time (minutes after driving the SVT).

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Old 04-02-2009, 11:45 PM   #232
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Bought it in September of 2002 right off the lot with only 6 miles on it which 5 were put on by me. I was 28 when I got it and still have it with only 63,000 on the ticker. Rolled it off the lot for just under 10K, stickered for $12,900 but I like to haggle. Helps when you have a killer down payment for it too. 0% financing for 5 years and had it paid off in a little over 2 years.
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Old 04-03-2009, 08:32 AM   #233
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Old 04-03-2009, 10:23 AM   #234
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mines a 2003 moondust silver 1.6 zetec, bought it in august 2007 with 19k on the clock for £4200 aged 17 as my second car. Im now 19(you have to be 17 to drive here)
Its now got 36k on it i drive too much ;)

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Old 04-03-2009, 02:33 PM   #235
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2000, 2.0 16v ESP, i was 18 when i got it, in june 2008...

I p/x for my Fiesta Zetec-S and 600 which is about $1110.00 i think, so in total i paid 2600/$4800.00
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Old 04-03-2009, 04:38 PM   #236
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2005 ZX4, Bought it in March 09 i am 17 (First Car) $9995 with 43XXX miles. Certified Pre-Owned with a four year bumper to bumper but a $100 deductible with that bumper to bumper.
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Old 04-03-2009, 08:32 PM   #237
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Old 04-05-2009, 07:15 AM   #238
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2005 ZX4 SES 50K miles $6900. Purchased March 2009, 47 yrs old.
1 owner/local trade in. New goodyears/brakes by prev. owner.
Service history at local Ford dealer
Will be my son's first car. He put $1000 down and we matched.
His payments to the 'bank of daddy' will be $123/month financeing around $5k
05 ZX4 SES Auto, 04 G35 Coupe, 05 G35 Sedan, 00 Max SE
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Old 05-11-2009, 10:35 PM   #239
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2008 ses 5speed

I got a 2008 ses jet black 4 door with a 5speed with 13000 miles for $8000 they repoed my 04 volvo s60 so had to buy american and something I could pay cash for. I love it lots other than the driverside doors have different handles but it was smashed and rebuilt!!
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Old 05-11-2009, 11:32 PM   #240
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2007 ZX3 with 1,000 miles on it for 10,000 after I turned 17.

I'm 18 now, it's my Focus anniversary soon.
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