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New Saleen Focus??!!

Discussion in 'Members' Lounge' started by Dustin_m, Jan 29, 2004.

  1. Dustin_m

    Dustin_m Active Member

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    check this one out. I guess Saleen got tired of mustangs and had to try something new. Basically it has Intake, Exhaust, and a 75 shot. :lol: I wanna see how long that motor will last, since focus's are already a piece of shit, then you get someone squeezing on it. I give it no more than 30k on the motor.

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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    uh right...I'm sure before they just threw on a 75 shot they strengthened the internals, just like Saleen does for it's supercharged GT stangs... <_<
     
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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    Oh yeah...they had one at the Detroit auto show right as you walked in off of Congress street I think it was.

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    wow, i dont think they ladeled enough buckets of ghey on that thing.

    got to love the tape-on induction, and TSW revos
     
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    Maybe, but nowhere on here does it mention any internal work. But yes, being a Saleen i am sure they did some, just dont really think it will be all that good.

     
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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    Notice that the motor was bored to 2300? They HAD to have done some work, since the Focus SVT motor is a 2.0 Zetec and the regular Foci's motors are normal 2.0s....it's been worked on. :nod:

    Notice how it says if you read through the list of modifications you'll see such and such...it's not showing you all the modifications on the engine list.

     
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    Actually no, the 2003+ have a 2.3 option. i know this because we couldn't service those for a while at my work because of Ford screwing up on the oil filter #, so until that was cleared up, we couldnt change the oil on the 2.3
     
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    Alright, looked on Saleen.com, and by the looks of it, the car doesn't have anything for internals. It seems as if it is all interior, bodykit and suspension. I would think that if they upgraded the internals that it would atleast have a little more than 150 hp.

    here's the link
     
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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    werd. I'm not up with the new focus shit. Perhaps Ford gave an all new 2.3 forged internals from the factory? They did it with the Escort 1.9 (as well as Mazda did with the 1.8 in the GT model.)
     
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    nitrous is not street legal. theres no way they can market that car.

    im calling BS on the whole fucking thing.
     
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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    It'll probably be marketed in Europe...just like the Cosworth Escort/Focus...lucky fuckin Europeans. :angry:
     
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    nitrous is not street legal there either...
     
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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    Well geez I don't fuckin know. :p

    Rip off the n20 badges and no one is the wiser I guess. :shrug2:
     
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    the focus sux. comes with a 2 page list of recalls anyway fook it... :sleep:
     
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    aftermarket, sure... but saleen is a "dealer package" so to speak. a dealership can't legally sell a car that is not street legal.
     
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    they can sell it n2o ready...a buddy of mine has a z28 that was the some stupid deal where they where modded up and only a few were sold as an annaversary deal, it cale with some performance exaust, some other shit, and all the hook ups for the n2o, but no bottle...so I am under the impression that they can put it so that all you have to do is plug and play, as long as it doesn't come rtr with the bottle...
     
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    if you do illegal shit, thats your problem, not theirs....just like cars can do well over 100mph.....just because you can, doesn't mean your suposta...
     
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    It's called the "Saleen N2O" for christs sake...

    Go to Saleen dot com and look it up. It's all installed on the car, but the lines aren't run, the physical connections need to be made, and the electronics hooked up.

    It's "Nitrous Ready" and that is what makes it legal for sale.
     
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    All ford fucus, uh focus suck dick. wanna be civics

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