I Have Terrible News. - Page 5 - Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum > Ford Focus Second Generation > MK2 Focus

MK2 Focus The place to chat about general questions, window tinting, exterior body, interior and lighting upgrades for the second generation 2008-2011 Focus.

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
Ford Focus Tire & Wheels FocusFanatics Merchandise

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-01-2012, 02:44 PM   #41
bringler26
FUBARCUS
 
bringler26's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Fan#: 59705
Location: Mentor, OH
What I Drive: 03 ZX3 & 07 Impreza 2.5i

Posts: 5,688
Points 9,222, Level 64
Points: 9,222, Level: 64 Points: 9,222, Level: 64 Points: 9,222, Level: 64
Level Up 58% Completed
Level up: 58% Level up: 58% Level up: 58%
Forum Activity 5%
Activity: 5% Activity: 5% Activity: 5%
FF Reputation: 29 bringler26 Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (5)
When I was in Vegas my dad and I rented a v6 mustang convertible. It was pretty nice. It also only had 4 miles on it when we hopped in. We returned it with 1000miles. I liked it.
__________________
2003 Ford Focus ZX3("FUBARCUS" was "Brokus") - old and still busted
2007 Subaru Impreza 2.5i - current DD
Quote:
Originally Posted by zetecDon View Post
I always moderate naked!
bringler26 is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 04-01-2012, 02:46 PM   #42
Red Jay 918
Focus Fanatic
 
Red Jay 918's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Fan#: 79277
Location: Tulsa, OK
What I Drive: 2010 Focus SE

Posts: 1,863
Points 9,136, Level 64
Points: 9,136, Level: 64 Points: 9,136, Level: 64 Points: 9,136, Level: 64
Level Up 29% Completed
Level up: 29% Level up: 29% Level up: 29%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 7 Red Jay 918 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
id let the Focus go for a Mustang in a heartbeat.. after driving my gpa's 05 GT its just a no-brainer... plus i've loved the Mustang long before i had interest in the Focus! =)
Red Jay 918 is online now  
    Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2012, 07:10 AM   #43
badazz2010focus
Focus Fanatic
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Fan#: 78166
Location: jupiter, FL
What I Drive: 2010 ingot silver 2 dr 5 speed

Posts: 4,098
Points 17,843, Level 84
Points: 17,843, Level: 84 Points: 17,843, Level: 84 Points: 17,843, Level: 84
Level Up 99% Completed
Level up: 99% Level up: 99% Level up: 99%
Forum Activity 8%
Activity: 8% Activity: 8% Activity: 8%
FF Reputation: 7 badazz2010focus Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
LOL jay jay yeah the newer mustangs are awesome!
badazz2010focus is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2012, 07:15 AM   #44
Phokus
Shiny Metal Titanium
 
Phokus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Fan#: 60433
Location: Quincy, MA
What I Drive: 2013 Performance Blue Titanium Seda

Posts: 3,647
Points 12,255, Level 72
Points: 12,255, Level: 72 Points: 12,255, Level: 72 Points: 12,255, Level: 72
Level Up 52% Completed
Level up: 52% Level up: 52% Level up: 52%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 7 Phokus Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (9)
How is that bad news! We should go for a little cruise somewhere with my '65 :D
__________________
1965 Mustang Coupe 289 4spd
2003 Land Rover Discovery II SE
2013 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid
Phokus is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2012, 03:17 PM   #45
gregm5s7
Focus Enthusiast
 
gregm5s7's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Fan#: 97075
Location: Portland, OR
What I Drive: 2008 Ice Blue SE

Posts: 117
FF Reputation: 2 gregm5s7 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
I recently switched back to focus after owning a '03 GT Mustang for 2-1/2 years. Rear Wheel drive is a lot better for a sportier drive as well as the boatloads of torque.

I originally had a '01 ZX3 several years ago. I got my '08 a little over a full week ago because of different life priorities. Gas mileage & praticality were very important factors, especially with rising prices. With the improvements in the v6 Ford has made it is no longer the "crippled mustang"- better mpg AND better power, as well as adding limited slip, etc.

I hope you looked at insurance and gas costs too and factored that into your decision. It's not hard to fall in love with the new mustangs :)
gregm5s7 is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2012, 08:01 PM   #46
champjfocus
Focus Addict
 
champjfocus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Fan#: 96072
Location: Howell, MI
What I Drive: 2009 Ford Focus SES in Sangria Red

Posts: 1,031
Points 4,321, Level 41
Points: 4,321, Level: 41 Points: 4,321, Level: 41 Points: 4,321, Level: 41
Level Up 86% Completed
Level up: 86% Level up: 86% Level up: 86%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 1 champjfocus Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
Quote:
Originally Posted by gregm5s7 View Post
It's not hard to fall in love with the new mustangs :)
Not at all!
__________________
SES #035:
LED plate lights, LED map lights, LED cargo lights, remote start system, Sylvania LEDriving reverse lights
champjfocus is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2012, 08:57 PM   #47
2011 SE
Focus Addict
 
2011 SE's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Fan#: 80951
Location: Haverhill, MA
What I Drive: 2011 SE

Posts: 1,174
FF Reputation: 8 2011 SE Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (2)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Phokus View Post
How is that bad news! We should go for a little cruise somewhere with my '65 :D
This sounds related to my interests! Hell, I'll still probably show up to Mohegan Sun meets...just in the Mustang!
__________________
2011 SE Manual - black exterior/interior
Eagle Eyes halo projectors using 55w 5000K DDMtuning HIDs
LED Conversion (license plate, map/dome lights), and LED Taillights
Autobots decal over Ford emblems
Flat black TFB Designs hood stripes
2011 SE is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2012, 09:00 PM   #48
Baldurs390
Focus Addict
 
Baldurs390's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Fan#: 86071
Location: Narr., RI
What I Drive: 2009 black ses

Posts: 782
FF Reputation: 4 Baldurs390 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (2)
when you doing the trade in?
__________________
FRPPFSWERKSDDMMassiveTruBenz
Baldurs390 is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2012, 09:03 PM   #49
2011 SE
Focus Addict
 
2011 SE's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Fan#: 80951
Location: Haverhill, MA
What I Drive: 2011 SE

Posts: 1,174
FF Reputation: 8 2011 SE Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (2)
Whenever the Mustang comes in. So 6-8 weeks. Unless someone wants to buy my Focus, that is!
__________________
2011 SE Manual - black exterior/interior
Eagle Eyes halo projectors using 55w 5000K DDMtuning HIDs
LED Conversion (license plate, map/dome lights), and LED Taillights
Autobots decal over Ford emblems
Flat black TFB Designs hood stripes
2011 SE is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2012, 09:06 PM   #50
2011 SE
Focus Addict
 
2011 SE's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Fan#: 80951
Location: Haverhill, MA
What I Drive: 2011 SE

Posts: 1,174
FF Reputation: 8 2011 SE Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (2)
Quote:
Originally Posted by TritonX4 View Post
Well Matt everyone is free to do their own decisions and even though we didn't get to meet each other that well since I'm relatively new around here. I wish you completely the best with the mustang and good luck with the future and any projects that it may bring. I'm sure we all at one point have to let the focus go for something better, so keep us updated with pics and everything that you might do to cause infact the mustang is the foci uncle and we're all family here.
Thank you! I'll definitely still be around the site. Even though I may have my differences with a few people, almost everyone here is helpful and friendly. You can't find that everywhere!
__________________
2011 SE Manual - black exterior/interior
Eagle Eyes halo projectors using 55w 5000K DDMtuning HIDs
LED Conversion (license plate, map/dome lights), and LED Taillights
Autobots decal over Ford emblems
Flat black TFB Designs hood stripes
2011 SE is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks & Social Networks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:05 AM.


Copyright 2002-2014 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Terms of Use : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Acura TLX or Fiesta ST. You can find all Ford Focus and Focus ST related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area.