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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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TrackSTer – Suspension

September 10, 2013 | 1 Comments

We named this thing TrackSTer. Because we drive it on the track. Get it? Well, of course there’s more to it than that, since from the beginning we knew we didn’t want to build an...

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