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Old 11-09-2011, 01:56 PM   #73401
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Old 11-09-2011, 03:11 PM   #73402
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Best all around multi-purpose vehicle made?

Subaru Baja Turbo Manual?

Truck Bed, 4 cylinder turbo, awd.

Can haul a bike, lower it on sticky wheels, could autocross it? (Would be funny...)

Yes they are ugly as hell, but would be funny to see one slammed on wide wheels...

Minus the roof rack...

I love those!! I'm not kidding, I was seriously considering trading in my leased 2004 SVT in 2007 before I boosted it on a turbo Baja. Even test drove one and measured the trunk area for a surfboard. hahaha

Looking back, glad I didn't. Wouldn't have had as much fun through the years as I've had with my focus.

Oh, and Klod, I picked up the passenger seat last night. Thanks for the link!
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Old 11-09-2011, 03:23 PM   #73403
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I love those!! I'm not kidding, I was seriously considering trading in my leased 2004 SVT in 2007 before I boosted it on a turbo Baja. Even test drove one and measured the trunk area for a surfboard. hahaha

Looking back, glad I didn't. Wouldn't have had as much fun through the years as I've had with my focus.

Oh, and Klod, I picked up the passenger seat last night. Thanks for the link!
awesome he sold you just the one!?!? would you mind sharing how much you paid? (via PM is fine) i'd be tempted to pick up the other one for an office chair!
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Old 11-09-2011, 03:40 PM   #73404
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Haha loving the baja love.
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Old 11-09-2011, 03:53 PM   #73405
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you get it from the dude in hudsonville? i almost got those a few weeks back
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Old 11-09-2011, 04:22 PM   #73406
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so to those of you who still have a focus, and well to those who had one in the past with aftermarket exhaust... ok this disclaimer was useless.

anyway,

right now i have the stock exhaust set up with doms HFC. I am debating going ORP + magnaflow 2.25 inch exhaust in the spring. Im just worried about a few things, for one, it seems like ORP's break a lot due to the lack of bracket. I also hate super loud cars. I've heard al's set up and its not that loud, but I am not sure if I could handle it all of the time.

Anybody have any input? :D

I have read a lot and it seems that most people don't have cracking problems but some do, it just seems random i guess.
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Old 11-09-2011, 04:58 PM   #73407
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Make your car sound like Dan's... Perfect.
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Old 11-09-2011, 05:04 PM   #73408
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yeah he has the borla with jay's hfc
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Old 11-09-2011, 05:13 PM   #73409
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i have same setup as dan i believe, well kinda....CFM HFC-stock flex-2.5"-magnaflow 30' resonator-2.5'-borla muffler-2.5' middle exit and I love it, not super loud on the highway but has a nice sound
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Old 11-09-2011, 05:26 PM   #73410
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I like quiet cars....that said I always had an ORP on both of my focuses

the first was svt header ORP and borla exhaust with a HUGEEEE magnaflow resonator (which still droned a little)

the second focus had a FocusCentral Header, ORP and apexi exhaust which was bar none the best sounding 4 cylinder exhaust I've ever heard (except for subarus) if a used one ever pops up I suggest you jump on it immediately.

it was nice and quiet while cruising but would have a nice loud growl when you punched it.

edit: theres actually a used one for sale right now!
http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/s...ighlight=apexi

They aren't available new any longer
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