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Old 12-10-2012, 05:11 PM   #8461
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Actually the spi is very, I mean very reliable. If one would simply rebuild or replace the head you would never need to fix it. Great on gas, and has been known to put out more torque than the zetec. We had ours for 4 years before the engine blew and I had less 100 bucks in repairs. We put over 100,000 miles on it. Great engine, hands down. After mybad luck with my zetec swap I wish I would have just swapped in another spi and called it a day.

Until the zetec can prove it to me other wise I would recommend the spi to anyone, any day. Just get a new damn head.

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Old 12-10-2012, 05:49 PM   #8462
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I don't get how the rear tires are holding air like that....
absolutely retarded, but impressive lol

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Old 12-10-2012, 05:52 PM   #8463
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I saw a 1972 Burick Deuce and a quarter traveling at a high rate of speed through Dayton Ohio with 4 space saver tires on it. Seriously. 75 MPH on tires with writing all over them," 45 mph ONLY". Laughed my A O and and nearly wrecked my truck. This Buick was traveling north towards Detroit Michigan.
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Old 12-10-2012, 06:54 PM   #8464
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absolutely retarded, but impressive lol

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I'll have to check that out after work. I don't get how they're holding air without the beads up against the wall of the wheel.

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Old 12-10-2012, 09:50 PM   #8465
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Well, my duratec took a dump at 67k so I can't really talk lol. Granted, I'm the 3rd owner of my car and I'm fairly sure the last 2 owners must have been total dipshots.
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Old 12-10-2012, 10:34 PM   #8466
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Old 12-11-2012, 01:05 AM   #8467
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Can't save them all :(


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Old 12-11-2012, 06:04 AM   #8468
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Old 12-11-2012, 06:51 AM   #8469
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I don't get how the rear tires are holding air like that....
Holy crap, I am surprised he could turn with it like that.

I wonder how long his tires last.

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Old 12-11-2012, 10:08 AM   #8470
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not a rice report, but she was definitely doing it wrong...

saw a nice modded Focus, rims, mid wing, hood, exhaust, with low profile performance tires. car looked good, but we got 1/2" of snow last night, and she could not make it up a small (not steep) hill in my neighborhood... it's december in Colorado, I think she needs some new tires.....
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