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Old 04-06-2013, 05:09 PM   #21
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what's your price range on a zetec?
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Old 04-06-2013, 05:20 PM   #22
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Buy an MS3 and call it a day. Way faster, way sportier, and way more fun than your Focus would be with a Zetec.

My buddy has an MS6, and don't get me wrong.. it's a blast. But they're known for having issues. Especially with the drivetrain, IIRC.
Yea I know about the rearend issues and such. But if well maintained they can last. Same with my 3.0 they also can have a few issue I already replaced the common problems before I had to deal with them. No I just need to keep a eye on the oil and keep good tune up records.






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what's your price range on a zetec?
$350-400

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Old 04-06-2013, 05:23 PM   #23
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Yea I know about the rearend issues and such. But if well maintained they can last. Same with my 3.0 they also can have a few issue I already replaced the common problems before I had to deal with them. No I just need to keep a eye on the oil and keep good tune up records.
Then go for an MS3/MS6. Those speed6's haul ass.
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Old 04-06-2013, 05:59 PM   #24
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Buy an MS3 and call it a day. Way faster, way sportier, and way more fun than your Focus would be with a Zetec.

My buddy has an MS6, and don't get me wrong.. it's a blast. But they're known for having issues. Especially with the drivetrain, IIRC.
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Well, if you get a cheap junkyard engine, you can get the car running again for pretty cheap probably. engines can be had for like 600 bucks. Looks like you have most of the hard part done with the zetec swap. Get a group of guys together and just knock that sucker out! But. If you would enjoy the ms6 more mad have the money for it... what's stopping you?
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Well, I kind of enjoy the 6's. My sister has an 07 S which is pretty fun to drive, but I just enjoy my Focus better. I havn't however driven an MS6 or 3 but I do love how they look and have heard they go. If you can, go for it.
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If you look at the car and resent it, sell it. If you look at it and think about driving it again keep it.

Spending time on something you don't enjoy is never worth it. I don't understand getting two almost identical cars but go for it.
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Old 04-07-2013, 11:39 AM   #28
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Don't worry James. If you end up at focusfest in the Mazda I won't be mad at you. (I'm hoping to get mine by then) but if your like me and walk by the focus and can't help but stare at it for and think "damn, she is pretty" get her running. But if you walk by it and want to kick the shat out of it. Sell that hoe
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if i lived closer i'd help you out. but since i dont all i can be is a vulture on those wheels.
you know i'm the only other to pull off chrome so nicely
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