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    1. Member welderdood's Avatar
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      05-13-2012 10:45 PM #1
      Saw this and I think that it's pretty cool. Add some SVT bits and you got a winner !

      http://newyork.craigslist.org/fct/cto/2976752634.html

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      05-13-2012 11:01 PM #2
      are you sure this isn't YOUR CAR?

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      05-13-2012 11:02 PM #3
      SVT Wagon you say? This guy is actually from Ohio, it's a full cosworth built engine too.



      If that CL wagon were closer I'd seriously snatch it up. I'd love one of those in a 5spd.
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    4. 05-13-2012 11:15 PM #4
      I spy....factory leather, factory power moonroof, and a manual.

      Now for the question that is on everyone's mind, since this is NY: Is this a 2.3L PZEV?
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      05-13-2012 11:41 PM #5
      Quote Originally Posted by GolfVIDriver View Post
      , since this is NY: Is this a 2.3L PZEV?
      A 2003? Nope.
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      05-14-2012 01:13 AM #6
      What makes this so special?
      Serious question.

    7. 05-14-2012 01:34 AM #7
      It's just such an odd duck. Focus wagons are somewhat unusual, and the ones you see are hubcapped, auto trans rental specials. This is a very rare specification.

      I still think it might be a PZEV too; that would make it really fun.
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      05-14-2012 01:38 AM #8
      Quote Originally Posted by welderdood View Post
      Saw this and I think that it's pretty cool. Add some SVT bits and you got a winner !

      http://newyork.craigslist.org/fct/cto/2976752634.html
      Does the hood not close or is that just an OEM gap?

      Quote Originally Posted by B3passatBMX View Post
      SVT Wagon you say? This guy is actually from Ohio, it's a full cosworth built engine too.



      If that CL wagon were closer I'd seriously snatch it up. I'd love one of those in a 5spd.
      That looks really good! Love the wheels, as basic as they are.
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      05-14-2012 07:13 AM #9
      That's pretty much my old car right there down to the color except for the leather and sunroof! If there ever was a truly a love/hate relationship in my life this was it. Great car with horrible reliability. Too bad I had to dump it because otherwise it's the kind of automotive swiss army knife you don't mind keeping for a long time.

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      05-14-2012 07:37 AM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by GolfVIDriver View Post
      Is this a 2.3L PZEV?
      Quote Originally Posted by BRealistic View Post
      A 2003? Nope.
      What makes you say that? NY got 2.3l PZEVs in 2003. Thats where my Focus came from.

      There is a chance it could be the mythical unicorn. 2.3l + MTX + Wagon. And for under 3?

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      05-14-2012 08:46 AM #11
      If its for sale in a few weeks, I may be tempted to pick this up.

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      05-14-2012 11:56 AM #12
      Quote Originally Posted by GolfVIDriver View Post
      It's just such an odd duck. Focus wagons are somewhat unusual, and the ones you see are hubcapped, auto trans rental specials. This is a very rare specification.

      I still think it might be a PZEV too; that would make it really fun.
      Gotcha.
      I think it's actually a pretty good price considering the used car market is so jacked up.

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      05-14-2012 12:07 PM #13
      One of the people I dislike most in the world drives a MT Focus wagon... Sorry had to share haha.

    14. 05-14-2012 12:14 PM #14
      I have been looking at getting a Focus Wagon to replace the Scion. Sadly though I am looking to get an auto.

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      05-14-2012 12:59 PM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by Egz View Post
      What makes you say that? NY got 2.3l PZEVs in 2003. Thats where my Focus came from.

      There is a chance it could be the mythical unicorn. 2.3l + MTX + Wagon. And for under 3?
      It looks that way... plus it is the fully loaded version with factory sunroof and leather. A very rare bird indeed if it is really an original NY/CARB car.

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      05-14-2012 01:31 PM #16
      I would totally rock that, S/C it, coil overs, and Super turismos.

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      05-14-2012 01:51 PM #17
      Did anyone else notice the "custom" bodywork on that hatch? I bet replacement hatches aren't too common.



      I'd still buy it for the price and just beat the dent out.

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      05-14-2012 02:01 PM #18
      Quote Originally Posted by zane! View Post
      Did anyone else notice the "custom" bodywork on that hatch? I bet replacement hatches aren't too common.

      I'd still buy it for the price and just beat the dent out.
      I saw that too. Speed dimples I say.

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      05-14-2012 02:12 PM #19
      The rear windows on these things are insanely expensive, fyi.

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      05-14-2012 05:42 PM #20
      Quote Originally Posted by zane! View Post
      Did anyone else notice the "custom" bodywork on that hatch? I bet replacement hatches aren't too common.

      I'd still buy it for the price and just beat the dent out.
      Not many wagons were sold so junk yard parts probably not that easy to find. This looks like it hit the roof of underground parking when the gate was opened?

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      05-14-2012 05:53 PM #21
      ZTW wagon with a manual..... If I was able I would pick it up. IIRC any wagon with a manual trans was / is rare.
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      05-14-2012 06:33 PM #22
      Someone spoke to him, and it has been sold for days now. Not surprised, it was priced to move.

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      05-14-2012 06:38 PM #23
      Quote Originally Posted by dubjager View Post
      Speed dimples I say.


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      05-14-2012 06:43 PM #24
      Interior is a deal breaker on these:




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      05-14-2012 06:58 PM #25
      Quote Originally Posted by Roboturner913 View Post
      Interior is a deal breaker on these:



      You know.. when you are actually driving, you should only look out that glass thing up front while holding that leather wrapped round thing while occasionally glancing down at those dials with numbers.
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