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Old 05-02-2010, 11:54 AM   #1
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Cool Ok its upgrade time, input needed please

Ok i have just come into some serious money and my wife has graciously decided to let me put 4-5K into my foci, things it needs are.
1: Brakes, should i just get stock replacements?
2: Needs a bit of paint work, my mirrors look horrible right now
3: Tires, currently running Proxes 4's and i love them but they are getting bald now
4: SUSPENSION, this being 2 inchs off the ground shit is really starting to get to me.
5:POWER?? tom..maybe :)

so im just looking to get some general input, what would you do, where would you upgrade, where would you leave stock?? these are just a few questions i have. OH and a thought to keep in mind, my best friend just got a 08 VW GTI and while i can stave him off up to allmost 3rd he then just murders my little foci, i want to once again hold the flame of power of him (so to speak)


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If you have that much to dump into it turbo it you'll have more than enough power then.
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Yea i hear that dsmuts, my main questions i guess should be what kits and or brands should i go with to get the most bang for my buck.
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get the thing back in shape with the basics before you go blowing it all on the turbo! You are going to eat half that up in brakes, suspension and tires. Put Hawk HPS pads on it with Centric rotors. Go to Tire Rack and order the Koni spring/strut kit and put new bushings in it at the same time. Change your plugs, wires and filters (including fuel), a high-flow cat and a tune from Tom and see where you are after that.
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FSWerks SVT turbo (coming soon) and suspension...
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As for power let me know if I can help , No Co. out there can hook you up with the most proven gaines in power for the SVT in the last 8 years and going strong

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Moved to the SVT Owners Lounge due to the amount of questions being off topic of engine performance.

weaponzero;
I highly recommend browsing through our wheel/tires/brakes/suspension forums for answers to those questions:
http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/f...splay.php?f=50

For fixing your mirrors:
[How To] Painting your side view mirrow caps.
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get the thing back in shape with the basics before you go blowing it all on the turbo! You are going to eat half that up in brakes, suspension and tires. Put Hawk HPS pads on it with Centric rotors. Go to Tire Rack and order the Koni spring/strut kit and put new bushings in it at the same time. Change your plugs, wires and filters (including fuel), a high-flow cat and a tune from Tom and see where you are after that.
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GO with Tom, I just got his tune any my baby sings like o tornado on wheels LOVE IT. Want more power go with TURBO F2 got some nice kits.
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how would he do that? F2 doesn't have an SVT turbo kit.. at least not one that i'm aware of..
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