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Old 04-26-2013, 08:54 AM   #10521
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It is likely a result of the control arm angle. As the angle increases due to the need for tire clearance, the side view swing arm length as measured from the plane of the center of the wheel base is shortened. Put more simply, suspensions travel in an arc and when you are a complete assclown, shit like this is the result.

As for towing with the Z, good for that guy. He is obviously enjoying the gearhead life and I think it is a sad commentary that people here are giving him crap about it.
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Old 04-26-2013, 01:09 PM   #10522
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That Superduty is kick ass!

Here is a great example of a fail:

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Old 04-26-2013, 01:16 PM   #10523
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^^^ and when you think you saw all the body kits available for are mk1 fofos.... Boom theres another

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Old 04-26-2013, 01:18 PM   #10524
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Yep, but it was from a UK site, go figure, with all their great bumpers, someone decided to do this........
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Old 04-26-2013, 01:21 PM   #10525
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Needs moar louvers and scoops!!!

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Old 04-26-2013, 01:22 PM   #10526
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That Focus doesn't look too different than some of the ones owned on the forum.
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Old 04-26-2013, 01:22 PM   #10527
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Poor mans r8?



But but but they dont look alike :(

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Old 04-26-2013, 01:46 PM   #10528
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I think it looks good... customising a car != fail... He should ditch the JJ pizza wing though... Then again it looks like it is giving him some srs mid placed downforce
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Old 04-26-2013, 02:02 PM   #10529
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I think it looks good... customising a car != fail... He should ditch the JJ pizza wing though... Then again it looks like it is giving him some srs mid placed downforce
sub wing..no pizza at JJ!


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Old 04-26-2013, 02:45 PM   #10530
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sub wing..no pizza at JJ!


omg, is that jimmie john's in Pittsburgh???
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