Yeah, I agree. The GM situation, coupled with the huge amount of online documentation of this issue, seemed to light a fire under Ford's ass. »
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.… »
I was recently in a C6 Corvette and noticed that the car comes with an ashtray built into the center console. I don't recall seeing an ashtray in a newer car for many years now. Any other cars still come with an ashtray? »
LOL, I totally agree! I probably look like a jerk sliding around every corner on my commute. And it's SO much fun in the snow and gravel. It never gets old! »
"I can still remember driving out past city limits in that car at night with Lazerhawk playing through the two paper dash speakers."»
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… »
I have yet to play the game, but I've listened to the soundtrack several times. Great stuff. Same thing with Far Cry: Blood Dragon. »
For the second year in a row the ST is still wearing it's winter boots until May. I took this picture last week. At least I got a new grill and diffuser out of the deal. »
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. »
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… »
Tonight's Oppo Outrun features two songs inspired by iconic 80's cars: "Sierra" and "Quattro" both by Hugo Rancho. »
Well, I'll bring it back (and maybe make some scheduled posts). I wasn't sure if anyone was listening to them. »