2011 Ford Focus Racecar Build - Tranny Swap Included

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2011 Ford Focus Racecar Build - Tranny Swap Included

Post by GarySheehan » Fri Dec 16, 2011 9:12 pm

Hey Standardshifters,

The company I work for just released this video of a Ford Focus street car that we completely stripped down to a shell and built up as a racecar in time for 2011 SEMA (did anyone go?). In addition to adding a turbo system to this naturally aspirated car and all of the the other performance and safety gear that needs to go into a racecar, we also swapped the stock 5-speed for a beefier 6-speed gear box.

Feel free to ignore that boring guy that shares the same name as my screen name... ;)



This is the biggest video we've done with our new marketing team. I'd love to get your feedback.

Thanks!

Gary

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Re: 2011 Ford Focus Racecar Build - Tranny Swap Included

Post by 4onthefloor » Fri Dec 16, 2011 9:51 pm

It's cool to see this kind of thing done to a Focus. It's not just flash like some of the stuff at SEMA seems to be. (I don't know I've never been.)

Would love to see some video of it out on the track though.
Two pedals, two feet, too easy.

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Re: 2011 Ford Focus Racecar Build - Tranny Swap Included

Post by GarySheehan » Fri Dec 16, 2011 10:43 pm

Part 2 will be tuning and track testing. Part 3 will be racing in competition. :)

Gary

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