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Sup people.

I just found this site off google! YEA I LOVE GOOGLE, hehe.

Anyway, I just bought my 1998 Escort ZX2 on the 14th of September from Totem Ford Lincoln in Vancouver (Near Cambie and SW Marine, if anyone goes there talk to Dave Forest and mention Gabe, Dave's the man :)

Sticker price of $12,000 CDN 5spd manual, 97,000 kms on the odometer at purchase time. Since I've had the car I've driven just over 500 kms (hell I love this car :D)

So far I have posted some pictures on my gallery (http://www.feoa.net/modules.php?name=Coppermine&file=thumbnails&album=66) there, the car is still bone stock. Next month after I take care of some bills I'm gonna replace the stock intake with a CAI and put a performance muffler with high flow cat on there.

The car has some dings that are gonna have to be touched up, as well as some curbage on the passenger side rear wheel. The wheel and tire package on the car is nice, not too sure on the brand of wheel but their 5 split spoke design and the tires are practically brand new Khumo Ecsta 712's in 205/45/16 dimensions, these tires are pretty sticky. They hug the curves @ ~100-120 km/h nicely.

I would like to drop the rear a bit to match the front suspension, I don't like that angled stance at all, as well probably stiffen up the rear and front with aftermarket sway bars.

Anyways, talk to y'all later.

Peace

Gabe MacLeod
 

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aw crap another Canadian! j/p :) welcome to the site.

Donnie I have that same avatar on another board, only the price isn't flashing like that. :p
 

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Welcome to the board! Sweet looking ZX2 you got.
 

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Thanks for the warm welcome fellas (and any ladies lurking on the boards, I know your out there :p)

Yea I've been constantly pushing this stock machine to its limits, this morning on the way to work @ 4am I hit 180 km/h in 4th before I had to start braking as I had about 300m before the red light. The scary thing is the car was still pulling @ 180 and the needle was just climbing.

On the same note, I just love the sound of the ZETEC engine, it kinda wines like a supercharger :D but I know there isnt, lol. Friday night I'm gonna check out the local drags and see what kind of competition there is, then next Friday I'll hit the track and roast some VTEC kiddies, the stock torque in this car blows any honda (besides a s2000, new H22 and accord V6, there is just no replacement for displacement). Besides all the hondas out here that race are civics and 4th gen Preludes.

Peace


Gabe
 
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