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Do you like the idea and would you buy it?

  • Like it and would buy it

    Votes: 9 33.3%
  • Like it but wouldn't pay for it

    Votes: 8 29.6%
  • Don't like it

    Votes: 10 37.0%

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I have an SVTF with the SVT side skirts, and personally I've been wanting something like this since I got my Focus. I really don't like the "plain" look of the SVT skirts, but I love the idea of wrapping the same black trim that's on the front bumper down the sides. It's much more attractive in my opinion to continue that trim all the way around the car, not just stop it at the front wheels. This look would be a much better option than most of the garbage ricer-looking aftermarket body kits that are out there now.

I agree with most though, If it has the same color and texture as the current black trim, I'm all over this kit (and relax, I know the photos are just a prototype and a working model. But it definitely gets the idea across).
 

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I have an SVTF with the SVT side skirts, and personally I've been wanting something like this since I got my Focus. I really don't like the "plain" look of the SVT skirts, but I love the idea of wrapping the same black trim that's on the front bumper down the sides. It's much more attractive in my opinion to continue that trim all the way around the car, not just stop it at the front wheels. This look would be a much better option than most of the garbage ricer-looking aftermarket body kits that are out there now.

I agree with most though, If it has the same color and texture as the current black trim, I'm all over this kit (and relax, I know the photos are just a prototype and a working model. But it definitely gets the idea across).
How about a straight up trade. Weatherstripping for your sideskirts[hihi]
 

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I am all for DIY if...if it works well and does not look DIY. That's me.

As you may have guessed, I am not a fan of this DIY attempt at sideskirts. Nothing personal.

My thought though is sometimes the apple does not fall far from the tree. What I am talking about is pictured below. Those are early ZX3 sideskirts. They have similar grain finish to the front air dam and look like they belong and not some strip of plastic. A trip to a junkyard or two and a set can be yours. $50 sounds about right. Being used and old, you may want to hit them with some black bumper spray paint. Also, the owner of this Focus completed the black lower treatment with finishing the rear bumper's lower half black. Not sure if that is paint or the infamous plasti dip.

Food for thought:

 

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I am all for DIY if...if it works well and does not look DIY. That's me.

As you may have guessed, I am not a fan of this DIY attempt at sideskirts. Nothing personal.

My thought though is sometimes the apple does not fall far from the tree. What I am talking about is pictured below. Those are early ZX3 sideskirts. They have similar grain finish to the front air dam and look like they belong and not some strip of plastic. A trip to a junkyard or two and a set can be yours. $50 sounds about right. Being used and old, you may want to hit them with some black bumper spray paint. Also, the owner of this Focus completed the black lower treatment with finishing the rear bumper's lower half black. Not sure if that is paint or the infamous plasti dip.

Food for thought:

that car looks good but it does not make the car seem any lower because those factory skirts cover the rocker and don't go any lower.

Sent from me
 

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shout out to a zx5 comp orng svtf! where did you get your front mud flaps from?! i love them
 

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I am all for DIY if...if it works well and does not look DIY. That's me.

As you may have guessed, I am not a fan of this DIY attempt at sideskirts. Nothing personal.

My thought though is sometimes the apple does not fall far from the tree. What I am talking about is pictured below. Those are early ZX3 sideskirts. They have similar grain finish to the front air dam and look like they belong and not some strip of plastic. A trip to a junkyard or two and a set can be yours. $50 sounds about right. Being used and old, you may want to hit them with some black bumper spray paint. Also, the owner of this Focus completed the black lower treatment with finishing the rear bumper's lower half black. Not sure if that is paint or the infamous plasti dip.

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WANT!!! Im gonna call junkyards.
Those are just regular ol ZX3 factory parts???
 

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For the money it looks good, especially for some of us who dont have an abundance of extra funds. If you can afford something better by all means buy it, if not I believe this could work.
Good luck with your project,
Puke
 

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The stock black ZX3 skirts really only look good if you have your car lowered. I was thinking about getting them, but until I drop the focus down a bit, there is just going to be way too much ground clearance. That's why I like the idea of something that gets added below any stock skirts. Gives you a low ground clearance while still keeping a relatively stock look.
 

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If you can find a set, Roush made skirts for the Sedan/ZX5. The Roush skirts match the shape of the rear bumper better too.

Your Foci looks great ah1f39. I love the Roush skirts, I just don't dig the Roush price. I went w/ the wingswest skirt's, since I couldn't find a desent set of svt ones.
 

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Your Foci looks great ah1f39. I love the Roush skirts, I just don't dig the Roush price. I went w/ the wingswest skirt's, since I couldn't find a desent set of svt ones.
I don't know what Roush charged. I bought these from a member that bought all the close out skirts from Roush, new in the box, for about what used SVT skirts go for.
 
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