Michigan people - Page 8102 - Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum > Regional Forums > Great Lakes Fanatics

Great Lakes Fanatics Serving the Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin regions.

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
Ford Focus Tire & Wheels FocusFanatics Merchandise

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-29-2012, 08:03 AM   #81011
klodkrawler05
Sooooooooooo EURO
 
klodkrawler05's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Fan#: 47771
Location: Lowell, MI
What I Drive: BMW's

Posts: 14,244
Points 12,618, Level 73
Points: 12,618, Level: 73 Points: 12,618, Level: 73 Points: 12,618, Level: 73
Level Up 43% Completed
Level up: 43% Level up: 43% Level up: 43%
Forum Activity 4%
Activity: 4% Activity: 4% Activity: 4%
FF Reputation: 26 klodkrawler05 Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (30)
Quote:
Originally Posted by jwill2489 View Post
She prob wants a d23 if for auto x. Svt 1st gear sucks.
the extra torque of the d23 would be helpful certainly but with sticky tires you can stay quite a bit higher in the rpm's which make the lack of torque less of an issue as I discovered with my gutless wonder this weekend.

also have determined my car is actually quicker than I thought its just so smooth/quiet that it feels slow. 3rd gear highway pulls it stays within a couple car lengths of the G35
__________________
-Brad
'03 VW Jetta TDI - The Daily Commuter
'02 Chevy Corvette Z06 - The Toy
'99 Triumph Daytona - Death Machine
klodkrawler05 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 05-29-2012, 08:08 AM   #81012
beat3rfocus
aint no shame
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Fan#: 3178
Location: Hell, MI
What I Drive: Red 1990 Miata Hardtop

Posts: 12,491
Points 15,206, Level 79
Points: 15,206, Level: 79 Points: 15,206, Level: 79 Points: 15,206, Level: 79
Level Up 72% Completed
Level up: 72% Level up: 72% Level up: 72%
Forum Activity 1%
Activity: 1% Activity: 1% Activity: 1%
FF Reputation: 11 beat3rfocus Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (9)
Klod, want my car? Manual swap and shes in business.
__________________
I sold my focus after 9 years.
beat3rfocus is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-29-2012, 08:14 AM   #81013
Aku
Sneeze
 
Aku's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Fan#: 57726
Location: Novi, MI, United States
What I Drive: 04 A4 Avant, 04 R32T, 94 CBR

Posts: 10,313
Points 10,117, Level 67
Points: 10,117, Level: 67 Points: 10,117, Level: 67 Points: 10,117, Level: 67
Level Up 17% Completed
Level up: 17% Level up: 17% Level up: 17%
Forum Activity 5%
Activity: 5% Activity: 5% Activity: 5%
FF Reputation: 4 Aku Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (5)
I also discovered how much potential the G35 really has. If I hadn't nabbed the last possible cone on the track on Saturday I would have won my ESP class (against highly modded mustangs). Sunday was a lot more open and powerful course and I lost horrible (but didn't come last). But on a 65-70secon course I got a 69.6 and top of my class was a 64.8. So not having any suspension work and stock size street tires in a class that allows any amount of suspension work and as wide of slicks as you can fit on the car being only 5 seconds down is pretty impressive I'd say.

__________________
'04 Audi A4 Avant 1.8T 6MT
'04 VW R32 - (O:o)=R32=W====(o:O)
'94 Honda CBR600 F2
Aku is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-29-2012, 08:15 AM   #81014
klodkrawler05
Sooooooooooo EURO
 
klodkrawler05's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Fan#: 47771
Location: Lowell, MI
What I Drive: BMW's

Posts: 14,244
Points 12,618, Level 73
Points: 12,618, Level: 73 Points: 12,618, Level: 73 Points: 12,618, Level: 73
Level Up 43% Completed
Level up: 43% Level up: 43% Level up: 43%
Forum Activity 4%
Activity: 4% Activity: 4% Activity: 4%
FF Reputation: 26 klodkrawler05 Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (30)
Quote:
Originally Posted by beat3rfocus View Post
Klod, want my car? Manual swap and shes in business.
ROFL
no.
__________________
-Brad
'03 VW Jetta TDI - The Daily Commuter
'02 Chevy Corvette Z06 - The Toy
'99 Triumph Daytona - Death Machine
klodkrawler05 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-29-2012, 08:18 AM   #81015
jwill2489
Focus Fanatic
 
jwill2489's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Fan#: 78236
Location: Dearborn Heights, MI
What I Drive: 2003 SVT JRSC w/BBK

Posts: 4,656
Points 3,440, Level 36
Points: 3,440, Level: 36 Points: 3,440, Level: 36 Points: 3,440, Level: 36
Level Up 60% Completed
Level up: 60% Level up: 60% Level up: 60%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 4 jwill2489 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
I would have done better as well with better tires, too much wheel spin and traction loss. Going balls out probably didn't help with those tires lol. Only 4 seconds slower that aku and klod. Faster than that Porsche boxer and 1 second slower than robs 350 whp Evo.

Good enough for me. What did klod and aku think of my first auto x?
jwill2489 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-29-2012, 08:19 AM   #81016
Aku
Sneeze
 
Aku's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Fan#: 57726
Location: Novi, MI, United States
What I Drive: 04 A4 Avant, 04 R32T, 94 CBR

Posts: 10,313
Points 10,117, Level 67
Points: 10,117, Level: 67 Points: 10,117, Level: 67 Points: 10,117, Level: 67
Level Up 17% Completed
Level up: 17% Level up: 17% Level up: 17%
Forum Activity 5%
Activity: 5% Activity: 5% Activity: 5%
FF Reputation: 4 Aku Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (5)
Klod

__________________
'04 Audi A4 Avant 1.8T 6MT
'04 VW R32 - (O:o)=R32=W====(o:O)
'94 Honda CBR600 F2
Aku is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-29-2012, 08:23 AM   #81017
Wagamos
Stock
 
Wagamos's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Fan#: 21396
Location: Hudsonville, MI
What I Drive: 2001 Malibu Blue ZX3; 03 ZX3 PZEV

Posts: 5,021
Points 9,489, Level 65
Points: 9,489, Level: 65 Points: 9,489, Level: 65 Points: 9,489, Level: 65
Level Up 47% Completed
Level up: 47% Level up: 47% Level up: 47%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 13 Wagamos Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (4)
If I drive it tomorrow Ill swing over to your shop for lunch. I might be leaving thurs if stuffs doesnt get tuned tonight. Almost finished installing new turbo. Sucks being a perfectionist and super meticulous when im installing shit, makes it take 2-3x as long as it should.
__________________
Bone Stock
223whp/218wtq
Wagamos is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-29-2012, 08:26 AM   #81018
klodkrawler05
Sooooooooooo EURO
 
klodkrawler05's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Fan#: 47771
Location: Lowell, MI
What I Drive: BMW's

Posts: 14,244
Points 12,618, Level 73
Points: 12,618, Level: 73 Points: 12,618, Level: 73 Points: 12,618, Level: 73
Level Up 43% Completed
Level up: 43% Level up: 43% Level up: 43%
Forum Activity 4%
Activity: 4% Activity: 4% Activity: 4%
FF Reputation: 26 klodkrawler05 Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (30)
Quote:
Originally Posted by jwill2489 View Post
I would have done better as well with better tires, too much wheel spin and traction loss. Going balls out probably didn't help with those tires lol. Only 4 seconds slower that aku and klod. Faster than that Porsche boxer and 1 second slower than robs 350 whp Evo.

Good enough for me. What did klod and aku think of my first auto x?
You looked quick and did better than I thought for sure!

where you 4 seconds slower than Aku? because that means 5 seconds slower than the BMW

that kid in the EVO was terribly slow or at least looked like it!
__________________
-Brad
'03 VW Jetta TDI - The Daily Commuter
'02 Chevy Corvette Z06 - The Toy
'99 Triumph Daytona - Death Machine
klodkrawler05 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-29-2012, 08:28 AM   #81019
jwill2489
Focus Fanatic
 
jwill2489's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Fan#: 78236
Location: Dearborn Heights, MI
What I Drive: 2003 SVT JRSC w/BBK

Posts: 4,656
Points 3,440, Level 36
Points: 3,440, Level: 36 Points: 3,440, Level: 36 Points: 3,440, Level: 36
Level Up 60% Completed
Level up: 60% Level up: 60% Level up: 60%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 4 jwill2489 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Quote:
Originally Posted by klodkrawler05 View Post
You looked quick and did better than I thought for sure!

where you 4 seconds slower than Aku? because that means 5 seconds slower than the BMW

that kid in the EVO was terribly slow or at least looked like it!
No cones fastest was 48.8

Weren't you guys 43-44?
jwill2489 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-29-2012, 08:28 AM   #81020
Aku
Sneeze
 
Aku's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Fan#: 57726
Location: Novi, MI, United States
What I Drive: 04 A4 Avant, 04 R32T, 94 CBR

Posts: 10,313
Points 10,117, Level 67
Points: 10,117, Level: 67 Points: 10,117, Level: 67 Points: 10,117, Level: 67
Level Up 17% Completed
Level up: 17% Level up: 17% Level up: 17%
Forum Activity 5%
Activity: 5% Activity: 5% Activity: 5%
FF Reputation: 4 Aku Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (5)
Quote:
Originally Posted by klodkrawler05 View Post
You looked quick and did better than I thought for sure!

where you 4 seconds slower than Aku? because that means 5 seconds slower than the BMW

that kid in the EVO was terribly slow or at least looked like it!
If were talking raw times I was only .4 seconds behind you with your slicks... But ya actual recorded time I was about a second behind you. Just imagine if I had wide slicks
__________________
'04 Audi A4 Avant 1.8T 6MT
'04 VW R32 - (O:o)=R32=W====(o:O)
'94 Honda CBR600 F2
Aku is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Bookmarks & Social Networks

Tags
aku & oberon , ff men cursed , hide yo kids , hide yo wife , in before the lock , kyle is troll king , mi euro-trash thread , toots was here

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:59 PM.


Copyright 2002-2014 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Audi S3, Ford Fusion and Acura TLX. You can find all Ford Focus and Focus ST related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area. Challenger Hellcat - Charger Hellcat