What he said...2011 Ford Fiesta SES Hatchback, 1.6L NA, IB5 manual gearbox, modifications;
3dCarbon body kit
Axis 17" Touring Cups
FRPP handling pack
FRPP short shifter
FRPP catback exhaust
Boesch Built intake
Steeda lower torque mount
Ford SAS black headlamps
PumaSpeed 300mm brake adapters
SVT Focus 300mm front brakes
Why move to the ST? Because I am tired of buying a ton of parts to end up with a car that still can't perform the way I want it to. The ST comes out of the box with everything I would have hoped to accomplish with my 2011 Fiesta.
We seem to have a lot in common.2000 v6 stang commuter/airport parking vehicle, basically stock except some EBC brakes, because the stock ones suck.
91ish turbo miata track rat way too many mods to even get into, borderline unstreetable.
Wife has a 2011 WRX stock
The fiesta ST, my commutes have been short but I just took a job that requires a further commute. I love driving fun lightweight cars with great handling, and I love power, if at some point I can make more power and crank faster lap times in the ST around the local roadcourse I'll move that to track rat status and get something else, but as it is the miata still cheaply crushes any and all comers. I looked at a lot of options, but it comes down to the mileage, great stereo for commuting, fitting the current needs and being able to get a great deal on the ST.
Indeed, sounds like you've got some great experience and a good outlook.We seem to have a lot in common.
Dude that is sweet. How much horsepower did it end up having? Also that equalizer thing is pretty cool. That song was killer as well.2011 Ford Fiesta SES.
I love this car. I mean I love this car so much. But, I play with guys on the road all the time. I know some of you may think I'm stupid but It's fun and I have a blast. The problem is that thre are the guys with cars with better support for the tuning scene or a larger engine and I know I can't compete. Now I would just say, I'll just get some parts for the car. You know, CAI, Exhaust system, Racing seats to reduce a little weight. But then it would cost as much as an ST (I got my fiesta used for 17000) after all is said and done. So I just said, screw it. I know I love this car so much but this will save me money in the long run, i will have a much better performing vehicle and if I ever get the urge to make it faster I have all the support on I could ever want.
This means that it would also replace my car that I have dubbed "The Itasha Project" in shows. I haven't bought an ST just yet and I am still on the fence with this decision but I think I'm gonna go for it. I just wish that they had it in the Yellow color so I could pay homage to my real First car. If I do indeed buy a FiST I salute the little Fiesta that got me 10.3 seconds on the quarter mile and beat my fathers Herbie Tribute car. I salue the great little Fiesta that has gotten me 4 First place Domestic mild, 1 2nd place Best in show, and 1 Best Rims award! I love you little Fiesta. I hope that whoever gets you next loves you as much as I did.
*sorry if this is technically a necropost.
well...it's still stock. I did no power mods for it at all. The reason is that I stopped and took a look at what my overall costs would be in the long run. Lets say I buy the CAI and I want the one from steeda: 250Dude that is sweet. How much horsepower did it end up having? Also that equalizer thing is pretty cool. That song was killer as well.