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|03-12-2009, 03:11 PM||#31|
2003 Ford Focus ZX3("FUBARCUS" was "Brokus") - old and still busted
2007 Subaru Impreza 2.5i - current DD
|03-13-2009, 02:36 PM||#36|
nothing better than ford blue imo, unfortunately I didn't have a choice of colors, but....
Yet another reason to hate Europeans!
|03-13-2009, 02:46 PM||#37|
Focus Jr. Enthusiast
|08-05-2013, 02:19 PM||#40|
Focus Jr. Enthusiast
took it along to a PH RR day at wallace where the car made a healthy looking 221bhp (213bhp standard)
m3 by Jack Strathdee, on Flickr
then i got into the polished bliss way of life and gave it a detail!
m4 by Jack Strathdee, on Flickr
m5 by Jack Strathdee, on Flickr
by this point it was on about 20k , thought it would be rude not to show off my "practically" concourse car ,so i did a few car shows with it!
m6 by Jack Strathdee, on Flickr
was also up a alford for the SIDC day just to show the car again , but i heard track was on so i went on just for fun! was a good laugh! (leaning over makes you go faster!)
m7 by Jack Strathdee, on Flickr
a wee vid!
m8 by Jack Strathdee, on Flickr
now by now i had got a few things done to the RS's engine , decat full system , remap and a KN
m9 by Jack Strathdee, on Flickr
Much to my surprise she made 300bhp !
back on track at another SIDC day
m10 by Jack Strathdee, on Flickr
Then came a big deal for me ! , after i had done them little sprints if you want to call it that , i wanted to go faster , rather than sit down and think about maby going to KH or that , i decided to go to the RING! lol
i spent about £2000 just on bits for the car to make sure it made it back , a heap of little bits that were bothering me and also some coilovers as i found on track i was moving a bout to much under braking ! not what you need at high speeds at the ring!
had a ace trip and made it back in one peice which is always a bonus!
m11 by Jack Strathdee, on Flickr
lapping in the rain!
m12 by Jack Strathdee, on Flickr
m13 by Jack Strathdee, on Flickr
little vid ! , i think this was my 6th lap, 9:45 i think was the time
, and that was it ! i was hooked on track days and speed!
so as soon as i got back , guess what! , SIDC day again! lol
m14 by Jack Strathdee, on Flickr
followed swiftly by a KH day!
m15 by Jack Strathdee, on Flickr
then because the car had been well behaved , and not cost me anything , i had a few coin sitting so bought a set of TD pro race 1.2's!
m16 by Jack Strathdee, on Flickr
m17 by Jack Strathdee, on Flickr
m18 by Jack Strathdee, on Flickr
and now i had a spaire set of rims i bought 2 slicks and fitted them for feutre track days!
m19 by Jack Strathdee, on Flickr
didnt have to wait long!
m20 by Jack Strathdee, on Flickr
m21 by Jack Strathdee, on Flickr
then got a hybrid turbo and 4-1 manifold on
main2122 by Jack Strathdee, on Flickr
m22 by Jack Strathdee, on Flickr
then i started to think more track!
m23 by Jack Strathdee, on Flickr
365mm AP racing disks and calipers were fitted! aka fooking big stoppers!
along with a pro200 seat and SD 6 point harness!
m24 by Jack Strathdee, on Flickr
one final clean as i knew it was going to go down hill from here!
m25 by Jack Strathdee, on Flickr
also wheels got a make over and a full set of slicks!
m26 by Jack Strathdee, on Flickr
slicks and ap's!, tight!
m27 by Jack Strathdee, on Flickr
m28 by Jack Strathdee, on Flickr
keeping the GTR behind me!
Also did KH backwards , kinda hard and i dont like it if im honest! also had a off!
photo(31) by Jack Strathdee, on Flickr
vid 1 off at 2:15
vid 2 nearly at 4:25
m29 by Jack Strathdee, on Flickr
and the car as it sits today!
m30 by Jack Strathdee, on Flickr
also plan on doing Time Attack next year (just some OHW's)
Plans for the car!
Full poly bush the car w/powder coated everything w/new nuts and bolts
KW V1's or some AST or something custom
Adjustable rear camber arms
Adjustable top mounts of some sort (looking like evo mounts)
Vibra tech race mounts
3" BCS system
Front mount intercooler
Under floor swirl pot w/044 pump
Live Map by sarbe
7-point Safety Devices cage w/harness bars + cross door bars
Another pro2000 seat and harness
Rear defuser/flat floor
Flocked dash w/custom radio blank (made already)
WRC ex-Mcrae MSPORT bonnet (got)
Fiberglass rear boot
Poly carb windows
Sparco electric fire system
Electric cut off
I want 400bhp at least and similar ftlb's
thanks for all the comments guys!
bought some more bits and bobs for the RS ,
got the bonnet sent to a mate for fixing (it came of a WRC's car so was kinda bashed up haha!)
bnt by Jack Strathdee, on Flickr
bnt2 by Jack Strathdee, on Flickr
next got a carbon radio surround for the car , the dash will be going away to get flocked some point soon and then this will go in with my custom radio blank i made , it looks shinny but its matt finish
cfradio by Jack Strathdee, on Flickr
then got my other seat and fitted that! matching pair !
seats1 by Jack Strathdee, on Flickr
next been toying with the idea for the rear diffuser , got two options top is like off a RX7 bottom is off a S2 lotus ,
diff by Jack Strathdee, on Flickr
got a bit carryed away in photoshop! haha
IMG_8870 by Jack Strathdee, on Flickr
think the lotus one is what im going to do!
so still waiting on my bonnet and dash lol , did say no rush to both of them!
But that doesnt meant i havnet been spending money! Sadly this time it was just to fix the car rather than mod's :(
bairing collapsed , driveshaft snapped and flange chewed up ! expensive times !
Fordy parts for the RS are scary! ;
£430 drive shaft
£12 hub nut
so after this !
snapped by Jack Strathdee, on Flickr
shes back on the road!
My collection of shafts! lol (now have spaires and theres still the 2 on the car!!)
spairs by Jack Strathdee, on Flickr
also bought these to fit! (not looking forward to that tbh!)
poly by Jack Strathdee, on Flickr
and also got some vibra race mounts for the car from a good pal, pics of them on the car! these things are f-ing solid! haha
mount1 by Jack Strathdee, on Flickr
mount2 by Jack Strathdee, on Flickr
Cant wait to get the dash back! but my luck it will turn up just as im away offshore next week!
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