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    1. Thanks for posting this. Very interesting and...

      Thanks for posting this. Very interesting and certainly makes the FiST a more reasonable DD proposition than one might think. It's really the spiritual successor to the SVT Focus, then. Dimensions...
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      What's this weird fixation of 'safe'? What do you...

      What's this weird fixation of 'safe'? What do you consider 'unsafe'? :confused:
      Often when I hear / see people mention 'safe', it is code for "I would like a ridiculous automobile. Please help me...
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      All of those cars are rolling mechanical...

      All of those cars are rolling mechanical liabilities. Why do you think you need a turd SUV or beat to death luxury sedan to "safely" haul a kid around?


      For your sake, I hope this sort of idiocy...
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      Any word on 2.5S hatch with 6 spd manual...

      Any word on 2.5S hatch with 6 spd manual availability date?

      Has anyone here cross shopped the new 3 with the Mk6/7 GTi or Ford ST cars? Apples n oranges, I know but not the craziest Q...


      Sent...
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      You can get good power out of a type IV. But it...

      You can get good power out of a type IV. But it won't be 'cheap' even if you were to build a classic hand grenade of a motor (ie 103mm cheap pistons and cylinders, hot cam, troll for some used Webers...
    6. The first person to ever compliment my 911 in...

      The first person to ever compliment my 911 in person was a 60 something woman who came up to my car at a gas station. She was just walking around it, smiling. I said "you approve?" She had this...
    7. That car is cool as hell. My dad drove a 1970 99,...

      That car is cool as hell. My dad drove a 1970 99, actually 2 of them, before buying my mom a new 1981 900 Turbo.
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      The Focus SE is a great car. I think it is quite...

      The Focus SE is a great car. I think it is quite underrated as a solid, economical, sporty choice. The SE (hatch) with sports option is easily a better car than the pre-2014 Mazda3 IMO.
      I wonder if...
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      On my Mazda3, I car I routinely put nearly 20k a...

      On my Mazda3, I car I routinely put nearly 20k a year on, I keep it simple.
      It's not getting entered in any car shows...

      1-2x per year clay bar treatment after washing.
      Griots one step sealant...
    10. I have only seen 1 Fiesta ST in the wild, ever. ...

      I have only seen 1 Fiesta ST in the wild, ever.

      Every day, I see a yellow Focus ST driven by the worst possible stereotype. I was going to give him thumbs up until I saw he's straight out of...
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      In all seriousness, I think very, very little of...

      In all seriousness, I think very, very little of any 'car enthusiast' who isn't of the 'grassrootmotorsports.com forum' ilk. If you are a person over the age of 18 and you obsess over wheel gap...you...
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      Every Ford dealer experience but one has been a...

      Every Ford dealer experience but one has been a nightmare. The one good experience was hooning a blue 2003 SVT focus and the salesperson was a cute girl my age. But due to having zero game at the...
    13. In no particular order: 2004 VW Golf R32 1995...

      In no particular order:

      2004 VW Golf R32
      1995 Porsche 911/993 Carrera 4
      2004 Subaru WRX STI (with a plain trunk lid)
      2009 Porsche Cayman 2.9
      1969 Porsche 912
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      There is a 2004 V8 Cayenne with 39k on it near me...

      There is a 2004 V8 Cayenne with 39k on it near me for 19k. A friend asked me about it the other day...I know zero about these vehicles and now I can point him to this thread.
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      Aesthetics? Please. The b!tch factor to the...

      Aesthetics? Please. The b!tch factor to the issue's objective significance is absurd.
      This is just as bad as wheel to fender gap obsessions.
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      hugely agree. People are strange. This kind of...

      hugely agree. People are strange. This kind of car...the most important thing is how it drives. How the steering feels, how the brakes feel, how it shifts, how the suspension is...in the real world...
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      I know, I had my own thread about it, but it's...

      I know, I had my own thread about it, but it's nice to be part of this big thread:

      http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/15/vesa7y7a.jpg

      My new Roubaix SL4 compact. 11 spd Ultegra. I love this bike -...
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      http://up.autotitre.com/64ac179f8e.jpg A...

      http://up.autotitre.com/64ac179f8e.jpg

      A stockish or mildly modified 964 (or older) 911.

      http://p.vitalmx.com/photos/users/11258/photos/57293/s780_1987CR125_2_1024.jpg?1332944890

      1980s...
    19. 911. End of story. If you no like rear engine,...

      911. End of story. If you no like rear engine, 987 Cayman.
    20. suspension upgrades, good tires, lower and align....

      suspension upgrades, good tires, lower and align.
      very little in the way of 'easy' additional HP from here on out.

      If he really likes it but needs a ton more go, consider a 3.6 swap. And...
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