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disciplerocks 07-16-2010 09:34 PM

disciplerocks's Ford Focus "build" thread
 
Ok so I have been posting some stuff in another thread, but I decided to make its own thread. I have done a lot in the past couple weeks so I figured I'd get you all caught up on what I have done. This is going to be an ongoing thread as I add stuff.

Other thread: http://therangerstation.com/forums/s...ad.php?t=85708

Lets start with a little history. Its an 04 Focus ZX3. Purchased in June 08.

When I first got it.
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b1...s/DSC_3343.jpg

After a few months and a couple mods. Rims, cold air intake, strut tower bar, stiffer tranny mount, and blue interior lights.
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b1...s/DSC_3691.jpg
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b1...s/DSC_3752.jpg
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b1...510b51bad5.jpg
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b1.../DSC_37751.jpg
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b1...s/SSPX3757.jpg

Then a drop and tinted tail (which have been removed) and a catback.
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b1...s/DSC_5686.jpg
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b1.../SSPX40681.jpg


And then.............
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b1.../SSPX41331.jpg
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b1...s/DSC_6463.jpg

disciplerocks 07-16-2010 09:43 PM

Here is my car at "Focus in the Field" in Coldwater, MI August of last year. 6th car down.
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b1...9/DSC_5955.jpg

And a meet last week in Louisville, KY. 5th one down.
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b1...t/DSC_7029.jpg

disciplerocks 07-16-2010 10:00 PM

Here is the most recent updates.

Got some new rims from John (railman).
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b1.../IMAG01361.jpg
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b1...1279242815.jpg

And here is what I am currently working on. Going to try to push 15 psi now. In order to do this I got new 42# injectors, an IAT from a Lightning for more accurate intake temps, 5.7" crank pulley, and what was supposed to be a 2.3" supercharger pulley.
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b1.../IMAG01391.jpg
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b1.../IMAG01401.jpg
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b1.../IMAG01381.jpg
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b1.../IMAG01371.jpg

Since I am going to be pushing the sc pretty hard, I decided to change the oil in it.
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b1...1279134854.jpg

Now as of right now I have the larger crank pulley on and pushing about 12 psi. The sc pulley ended up being the wrong size, so I am working on getting something worked out on that. I went to the u-pull and bought a core alt from them for $7. The pulley on it is the exact size I need. Now I am going to take it to work and have the keyway machined.
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b1.../IMAG01481.jpg
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b1.../IMAG01491.jpg

disciplerocks 07-16-2010 10:05 PM

Like I said I will keep adding to this as things happen. I am not in any hurry. I have basically installed things as they come available. I still have stage 1 cams, forged internals, and an aluminum flywheel that have yet to be installed.

Comments always welcome.

igiveup 07-16-2010 10:19 PM

Hello

I like that car. I would drive that since it looks stock for the most part.

igiveup

pontiacfieroguy 07-20-2010 08:48 PM

i am jealous. any idea what kind of torque and hp its making with the sc?

disciplerocks 07-20-2010 09:54 PM

Once I get the new stuff installed, I'll be pushing about 15 psi. Have to get it re-tuned then I'll hit the dyno. Probably not going to be pushing more than 13 psi until I get my forged rods and pistons installed. I have no idea what I'll be pushing then. Pretty sure I am at 190-210hp right now though.

disciplerocks 07-21-2010 08:04 PM

Still working on getting the pulley machined at work. They have been too busy to work on my stuff lol. I did pick these up today for a killer price. Should sit me 0.75" to 1" lower than my Eibachs.

http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b1.../IMAG01571.jpg

mp3deviant721 07-21-2010 08:19 PM

Aww snap. I shoulda bought my friends Focus.

disciplerocks 07-21-2010 08:24 PM

Yes sir!


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