The ST twins do not even come close to their claimed MPG on the highway. However, my FoST has been pretty good in the mixed driving that I do every day; averaging 26.5 right now.
My real question is why the hell you would buy a hot hatch and then install a tune to LIMIT boost or throttle response? Makes no sense at… »
I am about to leave on vacation for 11 days and was wishing that I had the opportunity to have my own personal car (Focus ST) as my rental. Can't think of a better car to drive all around the Pacific Northwest. Comfy seats, decent mileage, and hoonage to notch 11 in a car that I really don't give a shit about.
Way to… »
Starting to see more and more FoST's in and around Boston... always get either a flash of the lights or a wave. Fun. »
You are correct, farmers are not forced to plant Monsanto seed, but they will be sued by Monsanto when the pollen blows from a farmer who is buying GMO from Monsanto and a farmer who is trying to grow organically. »
Work in the industry a little while, deal with one to many crazy brides and douche bag grooms and yeah.. you become a little jaded. Take solace in the fact that you know damn well they will be divorced within a few years... he's fat, she's a bitch... life goes on. Ahhh... the American Dream. »
FoST owner and I have to disagree with your comment. Several car nut friends have Toyobaru and they all, without exception. lament the cars lack of forward momentum. They were SO close... and then saddled it will 200hp when 252 was what was called for. »
Couldn't agree more. Stop fucking around and start arresting people. If that doesn't work, run a little Waco action on them. Get their goddamn attention. »
This is actually my local grocery and liquor store and the wine collection they have (or rather had?) is quite amazing. It's actually in it's own separate room which is plainly visible from the main floor. »
When I bought my ST I called two places, second of 2 agreed on my price. I walked in the following saturday (when my scheduled allowed), dropped off the check, was handed the keys, and I was done in about 20 minutes. »
Apply e-brake, rotate car, apply some throttle. With the car now pointed in the right direction and wheel's pointed in the direction you wish to go (if you've done it right the wheel should be straight), off you go. »