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Old 01-28-2009, 10:03 PM   #41
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HAHAHA i wish i could lose 60 LBS, then i would be my weight in hich school an i got out 3 years ago.
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Old 01-28-2009, 10:32 PM   #42
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HAHAHA! Sounds good! I've already got Corbeau A4s and Corbeau harnesses.

How much does that factory radio weigh?
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Just the radio an not the speakers i would have to say 5 to 7 lbs
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Old 01-29-2009, 12:02 AM   #44
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I'm going to change that out for an aftermarked one and fill the space with a gauge cluster then.

Yeah, the Koni's are pretty expensive but I'm assuming they are well worth it.
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ooo .... another one jumps into autoX .... So much fun.

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Move the battery to the rear of the car to help balance it out.
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I just read your last post on removing the back seat, somebody might disagree with me but I leave the spare tire in(secured properly) for balance. The focus is a nose heavy front drive. Just my thoughts, feel free to debate.
I would say the weight balance thing can be helpful, but I think the benefit of removing that much weight is more helpful than leaving it in.

The focus does like to throttle off oversteer, but you can use that to your advantage on an course, and dial it down a bit with swaybar and tire pressure adjustment. The throttle off oversteer is even more helpful if you're running an LSD...I still need to get me one of those.
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Right now I'm playing in G-stock so I'm kind of limited to tire pressure adjustments. Maybe once I convince the I'd get better mileage with adjustable shocks it will be a little more tuneable. Thanks for the input.
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I appreciate all the input everyone. I got my ford racing shocks/struts from cfm. I haven't installed them yet though. I'm definitely looking forward to it.
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