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Hello everyone. I'm just a beginner trying to learn more about cars. This is my first build, so please bear with me. Her name is Anne, by the way [:)]

Current mods:
-Plasti-dipped chrome window trimmings
-3M tint
-Painted stock wheels to gold
-Short carbon fiber antenna
-FSWerks Green Filter Cool-Flo Air Intake System
-Eibach Pro-Kit
-Rhino Lip bumper guard
-Infinity Reference 6500CX 2-way Seps

Future mods:
-Borla/Magnaflow exhaust
-3M carbon fiber vinyl on interior
-Red Black Crystal LED tail lights like this one - http://www.ebay.com/itm/161401222827?_trksid=p2059210.m2749.l2649&ssPageName=STRK:MEBIDX:IT
-red Ford emblem overlay
-Amp and sub
-maybe upgrade my rims to 18"
-red lug nuts

That's all I could think of right now. I'll update the list as soon as I learn more.

Picture of Anne 100% stock:





Shorty Antenna:





and the gold wheels with red brake calipers:



 

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I like those plans. Nice to see something that isn't US-spec. [thumb]
 

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Thanks. This will be a slow and quite difficult project for me since Ford parts are hard to find locally. Though I am really determined to complete this.
 

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Look what came in! I will install this later.

FSWerks Cool-flo air intake kit (Green Filter option).




 

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Hello. It's been quite a while since I last updated this thread. Anyway, I installed a Rhino Lip bumper guard to protect her from scrapes. Also, will order a set of H&R springs (1.5" drop) before next week ends.





 

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Thanks! Working hard to make her look better :)
 

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So my Focus badge got stolen a few days ago and what's worse is that the thief left some scratches probably due to removing the badge with a knife or sharp object. *sigh* [:(!]



Life gave me lemons, so I guess I'll have to make lemonade, which means I'll go for the debadged look. I'll clean the leftover tape and take a better picture later.

Also, I upgraded the stock speakers to 2-way seps Infinity Reference 6500CX. Next I'll buy an amp and sub after I have received my Christmas money [woot]

 

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Update: I just ordered a set of Eibach Pro-Kit springs which I will get tomorrow. Will install them tomorrow as well.
 

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Update: I just ordered a set of Eibach Pro-Kit springs which I will get tomorrow. Will install them tomorrow as well.
WOOO! Lowwzzzz!1 [twothumbs]
 

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Finally! I decided to spend my Christmas money on a set of Eibach Pro-Kit.



Had it installed at a suspension specialist near our house



This is the result. I can't wait for the springs to settle.



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Back



Honestly, I think there was very minimal to no difference in ride comfort compared to the stock. Anyway, I have yet to spend more time with these new springs so I'll just keep you guys updated. [headbang]
 

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Nice improvement there, suspension really "makes" the car.
 

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Thanks. You are right. I'm regretting that I bought these springs just now. Should have upgraded her suspension before the others.
 

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Looks good with the lip. I did something similar but i brought the endges back in at the bottom like the RS.
 

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Thanks! :) Yeah, I saw your pics at the other thread. At first, I didn't notice the difference. How long have you had yours dipped? I'm worrying they might peel off easily.
 

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Oh i took mine off agter a couple of weeks. I ended up liking the stock facia better. To preserve it I'd consider hitting it with some clear coat. Its still removable but lasts much longer. Also it will add a gloss look instead of matte black.
 

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Thanks for the tip! I'll try adding some clear coat. I think it's better with a gloss than matte.
 
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