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Old 07-17-2017, 07:39 AM   #11
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Yes it is quite frustrating. They need to take his Twitter account away as he makes us all look stupid. I put a hitch on the svt just so I can fly a "****** Trump " flag. Made a flag pole that mounts where the ball goes on the hitch insert. Problem is I had the flags screen printed but at the canvas shop the owner wouldn't sew up the trump flag( I had a few others made at the same time). Then he called me in American. While I was wearing a Star spangled hat, sunglasses and American flag t-shirt. Hell I think I even had on my star spangled undies. Finding a different canvas shop now
As far as the timing belt goes, I think manufacturer says 100k miles but many, including myself choose to err on the side of caution and change them at 80k or sooner depending on how old the belt is. These cars are over 13 years old and an older belt may need to be changed early due to degradation from age

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Old 07-17-2017, 07:42 AM   #12
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Old 07-17-2017, 08:42 AM   #13
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My first and current SVT is the rust.... And everything the PO's did to hose up the car (bad paint correction, cutting off exhaust flanges and welding flex pipe to exhaust, rotted heat shield so shoved some aluminum stock between heat shield and header...) but nothing that would be unique or exclusive to a SVT Focus.
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