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Old 08-28-2014, 11:49 PM   #1
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Should I do more mods on my N/A MkIII Focus or simply save up for a ST?

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Have been spending lots of time and money on my focus in the past two years.

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BBS 17' forged wheel w/ Bridgestone RE11 215/45/R17
MFactory final drive gear type 4.75 and LSD (just ordered, on its way )


That's pretty much all the mods I have done so far not including those service liquid. I may stop at the point when final drive gear and LSD installed. Two reasons: first I really need to save up, secondly I don't see any more I could possibly do so far...(going to turbo isn't realistic when its compression as high as 12:1)


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Old 08-29-2014, 09:26 AM   #2
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As topic,

Have been spending lots of time and money on my focus in the past two years.

K&N CAI w/ snorkel deleted
MagnaFlow Cat-back with high flow middle cat-link
Rear bumper lip
SCT tune
E- RMM
Razo heel&toe pedals
Eibach anti-roll swaybars
Mountune performance yellow springs by Eibach
Koni FSD self-adjustable dampers
Steeda Short throw shifter
Factory ST brake calibers (ordered HAWK HPS pads)
BBS 17' forged wheel w/ Bridgestone RE11 215/45/R17
MFactory final drive gear type 4.75 and LSD (just ordered, on its way )


That's pretty much all the mods I have done so far not including those service liquid. I may stop at the point when final drive gear and LSD installed. Two reasons: first I really need to save up, secondly I don't see any more I could possibly do so far...(going to turbo isn't realistic when its compression as high as 12:1)
If you get the ST you'll end up wanting to mod that too. So additional up front cost + more expensive mods. If you can afford that then sure. Go for it!
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Old 08-29-2014, 10:27 AM   #3
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save up for the ecoboost mustang.
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save up for the ecoboost mustang.
is it available in China, where the OP is?
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Old 08-29-2014, 11:13 AM   #5
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is it available in China, where the OP is?
well, actually Ford does sell Mustang here, they have 3.7L V6, 5.0 V8, Boss 302 and even GT 500, the starting price at appro 70,000 USD, 220,000 USD for a GT500, rumors said ecoboost Mustang is coming too. (Don't ask why the prices are so crazy, do think of the ridiculer government... )
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save up for the ecoboost mustang.
LOL can't afford a mustang in here, for instance, the money for a the basic 3.7L cost more than twice of a top trim N/A Focus...
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Old 08-29-2014, 11:21 AM   #7
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If you get the ST you'll end up wanting to mod that too. So additional up front cost + more expensive mods. If you can afford that then sure. Go for it!
true, don't want does super expensive mods which only give half the result of the money I paid tho…so guess i keep my foci for a bit longer LOL
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LOL can't afford a mustang in here, for instance, the money for a the basic 3.7L cost more than twice of a top trim N/A Focus...
ahh that sux. even if you get the ST you will spend money on the mods so its up to you. If you want an engine that can make power easier than get the ST. You can only do so much with the n/a model. I vote for "turbo n/a" :)
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ahh that sux. even if you get the ST you will spend money on the mods so its up to you. If you want an engine that can make power easier than get the ST. You can only do so much with the n/a model. I vote for "turbo n/a" :)
Uhhhh....read those last two words again.
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Uhhhh....read those last two words again.
Turbo the n/a. My bad.
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