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Old 12-11-2012, 01:00 AM   #121
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very nice pics man!
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Old 12-11-2012, 01:03 AM   #122
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They're incredible looking wheels. I wish I could use them on the GTI.

Shame you're on the wrong side of the continent; I'd be willing to meet, otherwise.
Pft, not like it's a big distance or anything.

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Old 12-13-2012, 08:29 AM   #123
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Pft, not like it's a big distance or anything.

Well, all the parts are sold. That didn't take long.

Thanks for all the compliments, comrades. I'm officially no longer a Focus owner.

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Old 12-13-2012, 08:48 AM   #124
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While it sucks to see another Focus owner trading out, I can completely understand and relate. Thanks for using all of your time and cash to try and resolve the clunk. Hopefully you hang around the forum a bit with your V-Dub...
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Old 12-13-2012, 09:04 AM   #125
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While it sucks to see another Focus owner trading out, I can completely understand and relate. Thanks for using all of your time and cash to try and resolve the clunk. Hopefully you hang around the forum a bit with your V-Dub...
I'll be around, and if you need me, you've got my number.

I'd take a serious look at the pinch welds to the strut towers, though. I would not be surprised in the slightest if that was where the noise is coming from. I'll be keeping tabs on what happens, if Ford does ever do anything.
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Old 12-13-2012, 09:13 AM   #126
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This saddens me...

Stick around brohan.
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Old 06-04-2013, 03:03 PM   #127
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Figured I'd give you guys an update on what's become of the GTI...

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Rear wiper delete
R replica LED tails
Thule Aeroblade base rack w/Rockymounts euro pitchforks
Parts4Euro smoked sidemarkers

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Monster mats
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Newsouth Boost Gauge w/Ventpod
Fumoto F-106 oil drain valve
Mobil 1 0W40 European Car Formula

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It's crazy how similar our cars are in appearance.
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It's crazy how similar our cars are in appearance.
Now that you mention it I can see it also. Unfortunately for me you have the photographic advantage and those awesome LED tails...

I definitely agree with your taste in mods
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