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Cars > Challenges > “Five Liter Rice Eater” Vs “Fredo”

 

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92hatchlx

M–25
Byers, Colorado
United States

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shadowvox6

M–44
Cincinnati, Ohio
United States

 

1992 Ford Mustang Hatchback LX

“Five Liter Rice Eater”

2006 Ford Focus ZX4 SES

“Fredo”

 
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About “Five Liter Rice Eater”

This car doesn't take a lot of **** from people.

My most recent sound clips
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About “Fredo”

We bought this car on June 1, 2006. It is our first brand new car as a couple. We have put over 45k miles on "Fredo", and my wife is loving every minute of it. We have some plans for the car, wheels and performance modifications are some of them....please stay tuned!!

 

Specs for “Five Liter Rice Eater”

Hatchback, lx trim, 5.0 HO motor, AOD transmission, 92,000 original miles, far from stock.

Specs for “Fredo”

2.0L DOHC 16V Duratec 4-cylinder motor

136 HP

 

Factory Options for “Five Liter Rice Eater”

Power windows, power locks, titanium/black interior, AOD transmission, sunroof, premium sound system 16" pony wheels

Factory Options for “Fredo”

No factory options listed.

 

Mods for “Five Liter Rice Eater”

Sound Clips:
http://s109.p...rVideo022.flv

http://s109.p...rVideo023.flv

-5.0 HO motor
-Custom Built Edge Racing 3000 rpm torque converter

-B&M transmission cooler

-Baumann AOD ReCal kit w/ sonnex boost valve (hard shifts, shift points set at 5500 rpms)

-Bronze TV cable bushing
-TrickFlow Street Heat upper and lower intake manifolds
-TrickFlow Stage 1 Camshaft
-TrickFlow Valve Spring Upgrade Kit
-Ford Racing Hydraulic Roller Lifters
-Summit Racing Timing Chain and Gears
-Slightly Ported and Polished Stock Heads
-Summit Racing Adjustable Shift Light
-Kirban Adjustable Fuel Pressure Regulator
-BBK 70mm Throttle Body
-K&N panel filter

-aluminum tube between MAF and throttle body
-Pro-M 75mm MAF
-MAC 1 5/8" unequal length shorty headers
-MAC 2.5" off road h-pipe
-MAC 2.5" Flowpath catback with 3" tips
-MAC underdrive pullies
-MSD cap/rotor
-Taylor Spiro-Pro plug wires
-MSD Blaster TFI coil
-3.90 gears
-3 row radiator
-B&M transmission cooler
-Strange Engineering 10 way adjustable shocks and struts
-Maximum Motorsports XL series full length subframes (going to be installed within the next couple of weeks)
-Summit upper/lower tubular rear control arms
-Ford Racing C springs in the rear
-Eibach drag springs in the front
-Removed front swaybay (saves weight and increases weight transfer during the launch)
-Nitto 555r drag radials (245/50/16's)
-Hunsaker Vinyl Synkros in Black Vinyl (seats)

Stereo:
JVC KD-G800 head unit
(2) infiniti 6x9s in the rear
Pioneer 760w amp
10" Dual 375w sub

I've installed and built everything on this car with my own two hands, no help from anyone. Pretty impressive for a 17 year old eh?

Mods for “Fredo”

Modifications as of 3/13/2009:
Interior Modifications:
In Dash 6-Disc CD/MP3 Changer
Focus ST Gauge Bezel

Exterior Modifications:
35% Tint on Front Windows
15% Tint on All Other Windows
Focus ST Grille (Black surround w/Black insert)
Eagle Eyes Black Headlights
SilverStar Ultra 9007 Headlight Bulbs
SilverStar Turn Signal Bulbs
Debadged Trunk
Sean Hyland Motorsports 17" Wheels w/Custom Center Caps
215/45-HR17 Fuzion HRi Tires
Painted Calipers & Rotor Hats (Bright Blue)
Painted Drums (Black)

Performance Modifications:
FocusSport CoolFlo CAI
NGK V-Groove Plugs
Cross Drilled & Slotted Rotors w/ Carbon Metallic Pads
Flowmaster Exhaust Tip/ "Lunchbox" Muffler Delete

 

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