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Old 05-13-2012, 04:34 PM   #51
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Can I say that this thread is useless? I've driven an srt8 everything, 99% of all focuses don't stand the slightest chance. people mentioning power to weight also have to remember that there are two variables to that ratio: power and weight. we have no power, but also little weight. you think 100whp/90 wtq is going to take on 400 whp/400 wtq? get real guys. 600 cc motorcycles make more power than focuses do.

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Old 05-13-2012, 04:57 PM   #52
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Can I say that this thread is useless? I've driven an srt8 everything, 99% of all focuses don't stand the slightest chance. people mentioning power to weight also have to remember that there are two variables to that ratio: power and weight. we have no power, but also little weight. you think 100whp/90 wtq is going to take on 400 whp/400 wtq? get real guys. 600 cc motorcycles make more power than focuses do.

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Truth. Power to weight isn't everything, its always been about horsepower and getting that horsepower to the ground.


I have and SVT and I don't think of it as a fast car, quick in the turns and a nice DD. I had a nicely built V8 car and my SVTF couldn't hold a candle to it in terms of straight line.

My buddy had a '10 5-speed focus (same year as the op's car) and it was slow as heck when he dropped a gear floored it. I actually said, "That's it?" when he did it. At least my buddy has a turbo Mustang.
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yup, tailgating means break lights in my book too lol
Which one of you is the 15 min. break and which one is lunch break.
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Old 05-13-2012, 05:20 PM   #54
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this thread is hilarious.. that being said our cars are made for good mpg not speed, tunning and parts can make them fast. stock srt8 vs stock focus we all know the answer to that.. but any car can be fast with mods and money.. moral of the story to me this kid had fun with his car and wanted to share with all us ff members.. haha please dont lock this thread i cant wait to get the updates via email on this one.
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I blew past a Charger SRT the other day, like he was standing still, the guy couldn't catch me, no chance... and he knew it, cause he kept putting coins in the parking meter.
2nd best in this thread....
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Is it really racing if there is only 1 participant? I think its just speeding with a false sense of success.
Best of the thread.... I guarantee the OP is still digesting this one....
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^^^ Two sig worthy quotes right there!
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Old 05-13-2012, 06:01 PM   #57
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I'm just sitting back laughing at how many are all hemi this and that... guess when you slap a name on something people will believe it. they aren't a true hemi, just a standard ol engine with the name slapped on it. couldn't even touch a true hemi.
and stock for stock the focus could in no way even think of keeping up. modified maybe, but even small mods to an srt will really wake it up.
stock for stock, mod for mod, mod against stock, the focus doesn't stand a snowballs chance in hell (unless your running 12's, low 13's).
i wouldn't even try with the boosted svt (ok, i'd try, but i'd also know i'd lose)
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Old 05-13-2012, 06:14 PM   #58
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Ok yall need to remember one thing, our foci weigh near to nothing when it comes to power to weight ratio, yes a zx3 or even a svt, with just the littlest mods will add so much and let's think about this most v-8's weigh as much as our front clip from the hood down, so don't be imtimadated by a srt8 or even our big brother the mustang because even our big brother mustang can be smoked by our little but adgile focui, and trust me, I'm on my 8th focus and this one is pushing just under 270hp to the wheels and also haveing an LSD front end helps and its a quiffe if you want to know what I have send me a PM Im not shy about my yellow rocket :-)
Lol.

270WHP out of a Focus is around double the stock figure, man. You wanna be fair? Let the SRT do the same thing. Regardless of what you want to tell yourself...and I'm sure your Focus IS fast, it couldn't stack up against an appropriately modded SRT8. No point in bench racing.

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they aren't a true hemi, just a standard ol engine with the name slapped on it. couldn't even touch a true hemi.
I'm not exactly sure what you mean? Chrysler still does indeed produce real hemispherical engines, which is why they still only get 425HP out of 6.1 liters, and a rather unimpressive 510hp out of 8.3 liters in the Viper. The upcoming Viper will be using an 8.4 liter V10 WITHOUT hemi, and will be expecting to make around 640hp.
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holy hell this thread gained 4 pages since the last time i viewed it...
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