TrackSTer – Mountunes Out Of Molehills

October 24, 2013 | 1 Comments

In the last TrackSTer update that covered its exterior mods, we mentioned a certain visit to Ford Racing’s Dearborn HQ that took the TrackSTer build plan to a much more exciting proposition. Essentially, Ford asked...

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History Lessons #25 – Ford Sierra RS Cosworth

October 17, 2013 | 3 Comments

Not everyone is a purebred. In fact, if you’re like most of the people on this earth, you come from two separate and distinctive families. The new Ford Focus ST follows a similarly branching family...

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TrackSTer: Extreme Makeover Edition

October 2, 2013 | 2 Comments

When Ken Block first approached us regarding putting together a proposal for building and marketing a modified Ford Focus ST, the first thing that popped into our heads was pretty much how we’d get a...

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Sometimes you trip over feature cars. In this case, we found Andrew Giller after seeing his pristine Mercury LN7 parked not far from the author’s house; we took a chance and left a little (maybe...

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Spotlight – Eibach USA

September 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

It’s no secret we believe the stock suspension underneath the Focus ST to be excellent as delivered by Ford. The combination of ride quality and smile-inducing handling agility make for an almost unbeatable package. Notice...

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History Lessons #24 – Ford EXP

September 20, 2013 | 3 Comments

Not everyone is a purebred. In fact, if you’re like most of the people on this earth, you come from two separate and distinctive families. The new Ford Focus ST follows a similarly branching family...

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Block STyle – Spoiler Alert

September 19, 2013 | 3 Comments

Not gonna lie to you; we wanted Ken Block to choose a bronze finish for his Focus Block STyle’s 19″ forged Tarmac F40 wheels. We were well on our way to making it happen, too,...

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Gallery: Cup Spoiler Install

September 19, 2013 | 1 Comments

We figured it was worth posting a separate gallery that shows some behind the scenes finer points of installing the Focus ST front cup spoilers. These pics should not be used as a how-to, since...

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TrackSTer – Office Space

September 17, 2013 | 1 Comments

In the last Focus TrackSTer update we covered the basic goals behind building the car into a competent track car that can handle daily-driver duty as well. Just as we chose a suspension system that...

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STanced – All The Small Things

September 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Wheels and bags. Outside of those two prerequisites, today’s stanced scene doesn’t come with a rulebook. Obviously, importance is heavily placed on how cool those wheels are and how perfectly they fit (or don’t) when...

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