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Old 09-30-2002, 07:08 AM   #1
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A friend of mine in Focus ZX3 hatchback is sitting at a light with me in the industrial zone. The speed limit there is 35, and cops cover that area, so I watch myself going down there. Anyway, the light turns green, and I drive normally through the light, but I hear the Focus start roaring its engine. She speeds ahead of me. There is no way I am gonna let this happen. I floor it, and catch up to her in no time. I could have held the gas down and smoked her, but I looked at my speedometer, and decided to let off. I was going way to fast down that road, but I knew, and she knew, I would have beat her.
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Good one... better safe then sorry .. who'* laughing last when they get a speeding ticket.. or worse.. a reckless driving charge
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Yeah racing is fun but u have to pick your spots for sure, especially in an area known for having cops around. U too Drifter
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Yeah racing is fun but u have to pick your spots for sure, especially in an area known for having cops around. U too Drifter
Hehe..you too "speedy" Watch for them speeding tickets ...or time for a slower car. How about that *shudder* jetta you were talkign about? Thats plenty slow
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Hee hee. .. you're not speeding until you're caught .. besides.. race rice.. a lot of the cops I dealt with will always go after them first ( do you blame them ).. I know through experience.. that'* why blend into a crowd of rice if the cops comes to bust you up... even though my car sticks out.. they think... nah... they look like nice sunday church people driving a family sleeper.. ha ha ha..

Yes Dad and Mom... the speed limit is the speed limit... not what I thought of as just a suggestion for minimum traffic flow speed...
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Ya, I could have totally wasted the Focus. It would have been worth it if it was on like a 45 or 50MPH street.
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My wife has a Focus. :( I had to replace one of the squirrels the other day... not getting enough power to the wheels. It'* amazing what happens when you don't feed them for a few days....

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My wife has a Focus. :( I had to replace one of the squirrels the other day... not getting enough power to the wheels. It'* amazing what happens when you don't feed them for a few days....

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No wonder my bro'* Ford doesn't run properly .... I have to get a new squirrel and throw a "Type R" sticker on it.. and we'll see what it can do.. ha ha ha.
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No wonder my bro'* Ford doesn't run properly .... I have to get a new squirrel and throw a "Type R" sticker on it.. and we'll see what it can do.. ha ha ha.
Don't use the "Type R" sticker on it. The Focus is a German-designed vehicle. You need either the "M", "*", or "AMG" variants to induce the proper horsepower increase. The car just won't respond to an "R".

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Ya cause you know, those Letters add about 25 RicePower at the wheels.
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