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Old 03-08-2012, 12:12 PM   #1221
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im putting one in it as soon as i find one lol. ive got every thing except the engine itself. they are hard to find that arent trashed
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Old 03-08-2012, 12:28 PM   #1222
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bp festiva, 9 sec bike, and a paid off sti sounds good to me lol. i can hardley even get myself to work on the focus any more
Was shocked to see it for sale but understand , hate to see you selling it , its been a great build I remember when you first got the car , some times you have to take a break come on down and we will go fishing LOL

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Old 03-08-2012, 12:54 PM   #1223
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Was shocked to see it for sale but understand , hate to see you selling it , its been a great build I remember when you first got the car , some times you have to take a break come on down and we will go fishing LOL

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man that sounds like a plan. wish you had chose the keys instead of the other side of the gulf. i can drive to the keys. mexico would cost me a fortune lol.

i really like the car and would like to make it work. but i just dont have the money to get it where i want it. plus ive spent 3 years on the build and im just burnt out.

in a few years once me and my wife are out of school i'll probably do the same build in a miata except irs and alum block. but for now i need to pay off the sti
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Old 03-08-2012, 12:58 PM   #1224
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might as well do a little bit of an update.

serviced and painted the rearend and painted the trans tunnel under the bottom. got the factory center consol and dash bolted in. also got a vacuum manifold and made the doors to cover battery and fuel fill.







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man that sounds like a plan. wish you had chose the keys instead of the other side of the gulf. i can drive to the keys. mexico would cost me a fortune lol.

i really like the car and would like to make it work. but i just dont have the money to get it where i want it. plus ive spent 3 years on the build and im just burnt out.

in a few years once me and my wife are out of school i'll probably do the same build in a miata except irs and alum block. but for now i need to pay off the sti
I totally understand and agree when out of school and better able to do things like you want is the best time

I am a 3 day drive from the TX / MX border to Progreso Yucatan and its an amazing drive you will see things like you have never seen before driving in the US and the Grooper are biting like crazy lol

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Old 03-08-2012, 07:01 PM   #1226
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someone said this was an auto trans? that pic dont look like one lol
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someone said this was an auto trans? that pic dont look like one lol
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it is an auto but it is a manual valve body so you still have to shift it just not clutch.
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Ahh yes. That's bad ass
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Old 03-10-2012, 11:09 PM   #1229
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decided to sell a rolling chassis if any one is interested

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i am going to go ahead and complete the focus to driveability but im going to keep it for sale. ive got my festiva done so im starting on my focus again sun. shouldnt take long to finish.

need to get some bolts for tie rod ends, fix brake line leak, fix flasher on turn signal, install tach. and i should be able to drive it.

here is the festiva.

previous engine was 1.3l sohc 63hp. this is a bp engine. 1.8 dohc 130ish hp. same as in miata. in this car it feels about like my 220whp zetec focus.









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