My "fix and repair log" SAP Edition. - 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 > Ford Focus Discussions > Ford Focus Builds & General Showroom

Ford Focus Builds & General Showroom Post pictures and information of your Focus being built or your car images here. We want to see your Focus!

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
FocusFest

Like Tree19Likes
Reply




 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-22-2017, 08:00 PM   #1
8 DAY HOMECOMING
 
SPIinDisguise's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Fan#: 112674
Location: Located in the Sticks, United States
What I Drive: 2002 Identity Crisis

Posts: 12,982
Points 66,084, Level 100
Points: 66,084, Level: 100 Points: 66,084, Level: 100 Points: 66,084, Level: 100
Level Up 0% Completed
Level up: 0% Level up: 0% Level up: 0%
Forum Activity 6%
Activity: 6% Activity: 6% Activity: 6%
FF Reputation: 30 SPIinDisguise Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (11)
My "fix and repair log" SAP Edition.

So for those who know, or those that don't know. I totaled my 2003 ZX5, August 9, 2017. It was a 5 speed, 91,000 miles on it.

The search began for a new ZX5, for the fact that I had to have 5 doors for ease of use, storage, and hauling the dogs around. I looked and looked and looked, no luck local.

There was one for sale on the Classifieds Page on FB...in Maryland. I asked for pictures, and more pictures. Never have bought a car sight unseen. So I said Why not.

It was a 1200 mile round trip and 18 hours of driving...no thanks, I had it shipped. Only about a $1 a mile to ship a car.

Original owner, 184k on the body, 40K on the motor. Not a single spec of rust.

So here is my beginning story of the 2006 ZX5 SE now in my possession.

This is not a build thread, just a log to look at my progress and what I have done.

Sent from my SM-G925V using FF Mobile


__________________
Ever See a Flintstone Powered Focus Before?
Sedan Revolution #289
FOCUS XTREME

Quote:
We don't charge by the word, tell us more.
SPIinDisguise is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 08-22-2017, 08:01 PM   #2
8 DAY HOMECOMING
 
SPIinDisguise's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Fan#: 112674
Location: Located in the Sticks, United States
What I Drive: 2002 Identity Crisis

Posts: 12,982
Points 66,084, Level 100
Points: 66,084, Level: 100 Points: 66,084, Level: 100 Points: 66,084, Level: 100
Level Up 0% Completed
Level up: 0% Level up: 0% Level up: 0%
Forum Activity 6%
Activity: 6% Activity: 6% Activity: 6%
FF Reputation: 30 SPIinDisguise Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (11)
Interior is nasty, but I am going at it.

Sent from my SM-G925V using FF Mobile
__________________
Ever See a Flintstone Powered Focus Before?
Sedan Revolution #289
FOCUS XTREME

Quote:
We don't charge by the word, tell us more.
SPIinDisguise is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-22-2017, 08:02 PM   #3
8 DAY HOMECOMING
 
SPIinDisguise's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Fan#: 112674
Location: Located in the Sticks, United States
What I Drive: 2002 Identity Crisis

Posts: 12,982
Points 66,084, Level 100
Points: 66,084, Level: 100 Points: 66,084, Level: 100 Points: 66,084, Level: 100
Level Up 0% Completed
Level up: 0% Level up: 0% Level up: 0%
Forum Activity 6%
Activity: 6% Activity: 6% Activity: 6%
FF Reputation: 30 SPIinDisguise Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (11)
All cleaned up. Ready for carpet.

Interior is getting done first, then ill get to the exterior.

Sent from my SM-G925V using FF Mobile
felixthecat likes this.
__________________
Ever See a Flintstone Powered Focus Before?
Sedan Revolution #289
FOCUS XTREME

Quote:
We don't charge by the word, tell us more.
SPIinDisguise is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 08-22-2017, 08:07 PM   #4
It's just a Focus.
 
MineTwine45's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Fan#: 138537
Location: Sandusky, OH
What I Drive: 2003 ZX5, 2018 ST1

Posts: 5,258
Points 29,482, Level 99
Points: 29,482, Level: 99 Points: 29,482, Level: 99 Points: 29,482, Level: 99
Level Up 69% Completed
Level up: 69% Level up: 69% Level up: 69%
Forum Activity 9%
Activity: 9% Activity: 9% Activity: 9%
FF Reputation: 3 MineTwine45 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
I love before and after stuff like this. It's so satisfying.

Sent from my SM-G920P using FF Mobile
__________________
2003 Focus ZX5 "Ruth" CD Silver - 79,000 Miles - 2018 Focus ST1 Oxford White - 14,000 Miles - Hatch Nation #98 - TakeOver #004
MineTwine45 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-22-2017, 08:14 PM   #5
Focus Enthusiast
 
flyingsvt's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2015
Fan#: 229442
Location: Muskegon, Michigan, AL
What I Drive: 2003 pitch black, red interior zx3

Posts: 237
Points 528, Level 10
Points: 528, Level: 10 Points: 528, Level: 10 Points: 528, Level: 10
Level Up 56% Completed
Level up: 56% Level up: 56% Level up: 56%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 1 flyingsvt Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
I can tell you are a very ambitious and motivated dude. I wish I had your drive to do something when I get home from work. Until I find that inner motivation I'll kick back and watch you make another focus Awesome.
focspi likes this.
flyingsvt is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-22-2017, 08:50 PM   #6
8 DAY HOMECOMING
 
SPIinDisguise's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Fan#: 112674
Location: Located in the Sticks, United States
What I Drive: 2002 Identity Crisis

Posts: 12,982
Points 66,084, Level 100
Points: 66,084, Level: 100 Points: 66,084, Level: 100 Points: 66,084, Level: 100
Level Up 0% Completed
Level up: 0% Level up: 0% Level up: 0%
Forum Activity 6%
Activity: 6% Activity: 6% Activity: 6%
FF Reputation: 30 SPIinDisguise Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (11)
Yea, it's gonna take time, yeah it's gonna be aggravating. But if I plan on driving it, I need to know everything about the car.

Plus, buying a project car, you know things need fixed, that's why you buy them cheap.

List right now of what needs fixed.

Flex pipe
Endlinks
Ball joint (maybe)
Driver door handle doesn't open from the outside.
Needs shocks
Probably struts too.
Radio
Ebrake cable
Brakes

All simple stuff. Just a little bit of work. Heart is solid though from my short time driving it around the yard seeing what is loose.

Sent from my SM-G925V using FF Mobile
__________________
Ever See a Flintstone Powered Focus Before?
Sedan Revolution #289
FOCUS XTREME

Quote:
We don't charge by the word, tell us more.
SPIinDisguise is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-22-2017, 08:52 PM   #7
It's just a Focus.
 
MineTwine45's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Fan#: 138537
Location: Sandusky, OH
What I Drive: 2003 ZX5, 2018 ST1

Posts: 5,258
Points 29,482, Level 99
Points: 29,482, Level: 99 Points: 29,482, Level: 99 Points: 29,482, Level: 99
Level Up 69% Completed
Level up: 69% Level up: 69% Level up: 69%
Forum Activity 9%
Activity: 9% Activity: 9% Activity: 9%
FF Reputation: 3 MineTwine45 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Nah, just screw the flex pipe and run open header. Full rally car status there. Good thing about a fixer-upper is that you get to upgrade parts as you see fit that you might not otherwise consider.

Sent from my SM-G920P using FF Mobile
__________________
2003 Focus ZX5 "Ruth" CD Silver - 79,000 Miles - 2018 Focus ST1 Oxford White - 14,000 Miles - Hatch Nation #98 - TakeOver #004
MineTwine45 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-22-2017, 09:31 PM   #8
Focus Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Fan#: 80053
Location: asheboro, NC
What I Drive: 05 ST Focus 2014, 2016 SE Champion,

Posts: 369
Points 1,066, Level 17
Points: 1,066, Level: 17 Points: 1,066, Level: 17 Points: 1,066, Level: 17
Level Up 66% Completed
Level up: 66% Level up: 66% Level up: 66%
Forum Activity 13%
Activity: 13% Activity: 13% Activity: 13%
FF Reputation: 5 msperber Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
Dam sorry to hear about the unfortunate wreak and boy that's fast in that score, well done.
msperber is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-22-2017, 09:51 PM   #9
#dailydriven
 
Jburks's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2014
Fan#: 145009
Location: Vancouver, WA
What I Drive: 2014 DCT Hatchback

Posts: 6,103
Points 25,623, Level 96
Points: 25,623, Level: 96 Points: 25,623, Level: 96 Points: 25,623, Level: 96
Level Up 28% Completed
Level up: 28% Level up: 28% Level up: 28%
Forum Activity 5%
Activity: 5% Activity: 5% Activity: 5%
FF Reputation: 19 Jburks Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (2)
what header is that? do you plan on keeping it?
__________________
RS Intake w/green filter-Ford 63MM TB-Fswerks 4-1 header-Fswerks Stealth Exhaust-Focus Power Tune-COBB RMM- Steeda RSB

My Thread-http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/ford-focus-builds-general-showroom/382642-ruby-red-build-thread.html
Jburks is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-23-2017, 12:14 AM   #10
8 DAY HOMECOMING
 
SPIinDisguise's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Fan#: 112674
Location: Located in the Sticks, United States
What I Drive: 2002 Identity Crisis

Posts: 12,982
Points 66,084, Level 100
Points: 66,084, Level: 100 Points: 66,084, Level: 100 Points: 66,084, Level: 100
Level Up 0% Completed
Level up: 0% Level up: 0% Level up: 0%
Forum Activity 6%
Activity: 6% Activity: 6% Activity: 6%
FF Reputation: 30 SPIinDisguise Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (11)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jburks View Post
what header is that? do you plan on keeping it?
It's an OBX header, I only need the flex off it. Header will probably go.



Sent from my SM-G925V using FF Mobile
__________________
Ever See a Flintstone Powered Focus Before?
Sedan Revolution #289
FOCUS XTREME

Quote:
We don't charge by the word, tell us more.
SPIinDisguise is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Bookmarks & Social Networks

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:
What I Drive
Year, color, and model of your car. Example: 2003 Focus Centennial Edition Sedan
Name
Your real name.
City
State
Country
Insurance
Please select your insurance company (Optional)

Log-in


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
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:03 AM.


Copyright 2002-2015 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : : 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 Mazda CX-3, Audi S3, Mazda MX-5 Miata and Acura TLX. You can find all Ford Focus, Focus ST and Focus RS related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area. If you own other makes have a look at Challenger Hellcat Forum, Charger Hellcat Forum, Cadillac ATS-V Forum, Cadillac CTS-V Forum, Lexus RC-F Forum, Lexus GS-F Forum, Mercedes GLA Forum, Mercedes GLE Forum and Volvo XC90 Forum.




 

Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1