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My Ford Focus ST = the new daily

afstruct

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Got fed up with the Hyundai so got this last weekend to replace it.
A 2013 Ford Focus ST with 75500 kms 9 months rego , I'm now the 3rd owner.
Had only travelled 17500 kms in the last 3 years 8 months.
Stock except for floor mats , window tint and a bov adaptor = which is now removed.
Put the weather shields on yesterday .
Changed a wheel bearing and rear brake pads on Friday.
Have some DBA T2 slotted rear discs on the way.

I want to mod it a little but we see!
It is going to be a way more enjoyable drive than the i30.

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And because I needed tooling to press brake caliper back = more tools bought on Friday
 
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afstruct

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Yea , sooooo much more than the last !!!!
I might add , which totally surprised me .
The missus loved it. = these seats are
sooo more comfortable than than the i30s = a win!!!

And yes = such a drivers car .
The steering is sublime = sooo much feel / connection = heaven = well unless you want to do a u turn= it's contection is crap!!!!!!
 

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Had one of those as a hire car once and loved it. Nice find.
 

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Has the right number of pedals :cool:
 

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Nice buy, they are great handling cars, although a million tiny buttons for a dash design!
 

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Has the right number of pedals :cool:
Yes!!!
Whatever I got it was going to have 3 pedals.
I so much more prefer = just find it more engaging a drive = will happily put up with any inconvenience in daily driving for it, ( and no has nothing to do with doing burnouts as one workmate thought = not really into that).

With that preference says what a find ( l thought/ and happy with) the Maloo was when I got it!!!
 

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Ahhhh these young ones and their manuals, I'm too old to change gears 50 times every km in peak hour traffic :p.
 
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Ahhhh these young ones and their manuals, I'm too old to change gears 50 times every km in peak hour traffic :p.
Ha ha ha , I'm not young ( except in heart), just so use to and happy to put up with some inconvenience.
I only get about 5 kms of stop /start traffic on the way home and that's not everyday = just depends. Also only 4 day working week
Will happily live with that for when I come across a nice windy mountain road
 
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