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Old 03-20-2013, 01:17 AM   #1
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Help with a build please

Hi, I'm new to the forums and I was hoping I could get some help as far as putting some parts onto my Focus. I have a 2004 ZX3 that I'm looking to throw some money into this summer, and I was wondering if you guys had any suggestions as to what I could do to it at a relatively affordable price as I'm a college student living on my own.

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Old 03-20-2013, 01:46 AM   #2
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Moving this to "Zetec Performance" for the time being. What exactly are you wanting to upgrade? Performance or cosmetic upgrades? The reason I moved this to Zetec Performance for now is because you have not specified what motor you have or what your intentions are. Once you verify those, I will move it again if needed.
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I would like to upgrade the performance, cosmetics aren't an issue for me right now. I have the 2.0L Zetec engine.
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I would first start with a tune.

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As far as I know I am the only Focus tuner offering free tune updates as you add more NA mods , my compition charges for all tune updates and from what I am hearing its very costly
I know you asked about fs but I would like to throw my hat in the pot for your tuning , I offer free tune updates , a dataloggin service where I tke over your laptop set up the datalog list , save it for you and do the first datalog like I was sitting in the car with you , this is customer service like no other tuner offers and I do full custom tunes where we datalog and get you the best and safest tune your money can buy

Please let me know if I can help

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http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/f...splay.php?f=79

After that, I would check the BST for Zetec performance upgrades for: 65MM TB, SVT header conversion, SVT airbox with snorkel and K&N drop-in filter. Then upgrade the suspension and motor mounts so you can maximize the useability of the mods. After that keep modding!

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http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/f...splay.php?f=24

Partout section(Great source for SVT parts):
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Good luck and happy modding
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Thanks for the info, Pyro. Checked out what he's offering and it sounds like a great deal, and a great place to start! Hopefully by fall I'll have a car worth posting on here! Haha.
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Thanks for the info, Pyro. Checked out what he's offering and it sounds like a great deal, and a great place to start! Hopefully by fall I'll have a car worth posting on here! Haha.
Post it now! No fun in waiting till you finish.
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Best picture I have of her for now, was taken in the fall. As far as the engine it's as stock as can be!
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