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Old 09-17-2017, 12:41 PM   #1
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Hey guys, I recently purchased a 2 owner 137,000 mile red '03 SVTF. It's mainly a daily driver, however the car came with fresh shocks and ZIIs, I'm sure there will be autocrosses in it's future.


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Old 09-17-2017, 01:46 PM   #2
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awesome to hear. Good luck with it, lots of information on here for all the Focus needs. Any questions ask away.
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Old 09-17-2017, 10:08 PM   #3
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Congrats on the SVT! They are a blast to drive!
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Cool enjoy it's a fun car.
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Welcome to FF....For sure you'll really enjoy it. http://c-f-m.com has parts for your svt. When has the timing belt been done? Papers, receipts of work done w/ miles?
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I do know the timing belt was done at 70k, unfortunately no other service records
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I do know the timing belt was done at 70k, unfortunately no other service records
The svt is a interference motor= the pistons will take out the valves if the belt breaks at the least, btw.
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70-75k miles is the safe time to replace timing belt and pulleys so you might want to look into that in the next 3-6k miles.
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You'll want to get a belt,tensioner & while your there get a t-stat & the updated housing.
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The svt is a interference motor= the pistons will take out the valves if the belt breaks at the least, btw.
Something I unfortunately already know. An acquaintance of mine had his break at 80k and killed the motor :(
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