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Ford Focus RS MK2

Discussion in 'Other Automotive Brands' started by Big Uno, Nov 16, 2017.

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  1. Big Uno

    Big Uno RSM Club Member

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    Thought I would post up a couple of photos of my recently sold RS, as you may have read in my project thread I have been building another 225 engine and going back to the R26, for many reasons!

    Anyway I feel slightly cheeky posting up a couple of photos as I have now sold the car, but thought some of you guys may appreciate it and possibly also the photo location too :sunglasses:

    Anyway a quick rundown on the car and spec;

    MK2 RS Focus obvioisly in optical migraine green.
    Had a package from Collims performance or CP as its known in the Ford world.

    CP420 kit, running 650cc injectors, airtec intercooler, uprated fuel pump, mongoose section 59 turbo back, K&N full induction kit and air box, forge blow off amd a couple of other bits and bobs.

    Couple of other mods, Eibach springs and other visuals.

    If I can figure out a way to / anyone knows a way to post a video I can chuck a few up if anybody wants to hear the 5 banger roar :laughing:

    As for the photo location - if anybody wants it just drop me a pm :blush:

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  2. Marc1

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    Well done mate, that looks awesome. Like these a lot.
     
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  3. Danny Danger

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    Looks good, I bought a new one in 2010. Loved it with it's kms exhaust, mine was revo stage4. Wish the meganes sounded better but the handling makes up for it.
     
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  4. Marc1

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    5 pots make an awesome sound. Sadly no 4 cylinder will ever compete. In fact better than most 6 cylinders IMO.
     
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  5. Turbo_Ric

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    Lovely! A friend has a white one tucked away with a similar spec with 9K on the clock. This is my preferred upgrade wagon from my Megane. Sadly though my pockets are no way deep enough.
     
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  6. Big Uno

    Big Uno RSM Club Member

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    Thanks guys, I always thought the 5 sounded better than 6 cylinders, but all personal opinion :blush:

    I went from a R26 with 270hp to this beast with just over 420hp, and I still missed the megane, it completely out performed the focus other than in a straight line!

    So im going back to the R26, except this time with hopefully around the same power the focus had :sweatsmile:

    Would definitely advise your friend keeps that on 9k! I think they are already going up in price and it doesnt seem to be stopping!
     
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  7. Nigelo

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    I had a Performance Blue Mk2 RS before my megane RS250.... it was revo stage 2(+?) and I loved it. It had every option, and although it is a flawed car (what car isnt?) I loved it massively.

    Had to sell it to fund a house renovation, but by moving to the megane, it did make me realise it had quite a few handling shortfalls.... could be a bit understeery.

    Still would have it back though! lol
     
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  8. JamesBryan

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    Nice!

    Did you ever have it dyno'd else where? I know a guy who had the CP400 or 420 (can't remember) and it wasn't as quick as the Revo equivalent. Turns out it was more like 360-370 ish!
     
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    Revo stuff is terrible anyway, CP seem to have the better maps but I've also seen them not make what the numbers suggest they should
     
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  10. Big Uno

    Big Uno RSM Club Member

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    That could be down to where they measured the power at, wheel or flywheel. When they give you a flywheel figure it is litterally a wheel power run with a percentage added on for what they assume the drivetrain is loosing. Seen alot of disapointed people from dyno results :tearsofjoy: I didnt have it re-dyno'd, I had another Mk2 RS around 3 years ago that was completely stock and this second one was considerably more powerful, had a couple of pulls with quite a few different cars, BMW M4 & M3s, RS4, Mk3 RS etc, it pulled away from all of those so was more than happy with that, none were instigated by me I promise :sweatsmile:
     
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  11. Marc1

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    I think your natural next step has to be the RS3 for more 5 pot madness.
     
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  12. Big Uno

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    Wouldnt mind one to be honest but Im sticking with the R26 for now, building the engine at the moment check out the thread in megane projects!

    Should have got a RS T5 lump for the megane :sunglasses:
     
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    Will do buddy.
     
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    Still the best looking hot hath for me! Sound is mega - in standard form they are not quick at all but sure that is!!!
     
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  15. Big Uno

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    Put a video up, not the best video skills but it got the sound fairly well.

     
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  16. Big Uno

    Big Uno RSM Club Member

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    They sure do turn heads no matter where you go, for better or worse :tearsofjoy: they have their handling issues but still a great car to drive.
     
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    Sure is! My mate had a performance blue one totally standard and the sound was soooo much better than my 250! Looks million times better!

    I don’t know how I think of the mk3 looks?!
     
  18. Big Uno

    Big Uno RSM Club Member

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    Im not sure about the MK3 either, but they do drive well, took one out a few months ago at Ford, did handle quite well, think the guy there was looking for any excuse for us to go out in it so I obliged :laughing: did upset him though when I told him my MK2 made the MK3 feel like I wasnt moving :sleeping:
    Was put off in the end by the reliability issues everyone seems to be having with the ecoboost engines! Couple of my friend have first hand experience :tearsofjoy:
     

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