Just show up to a meet. You'de be surprised how open minded REAL automotive enthusiast are. I took mine out last year and as soon as I pulled up, I was surrounded by people firing questions at me.
I also find Subaru guys to be quite receptive to the ST. If I'd have to pick a group to role with it'd be the Subies.… » 7/20/14 12:06am 7/20/14 12:06am

There are problems with the Focus ST stalling when the clutch is engaged. It's an intermittent electrical issue caused by 7 wire splices (in the engine harness) that were not soldered. I have had my car into the dealership a few times with this issue and they will not repair it unless it displays a trouble code (as… » 4/24/14 2:12pm 4/24/14 2:12pm

I've had mine for two winters now (up in Canada) and I can honestly say that it's a GREAT winter vehicle. If you think the oversteer is fun in the summer, get out in the snow (with winter tires of course)! Honestly, it makes you feel like a rally driver. » 4/24/14 12:39pm 4/24/14 12:39pm

In Canada it's a very political issue. Rail companies don't get paid as much to haul grain so they've purposely been prioritizing oil tanks over grain (last year the government changed the agreement which allowed the rail companies to focus on the more profitable oil and potash).
There is also a political push to get… » 4/24/14 11:47am 4/24/14 11:47am