2008 Focus ruined it for SVT

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  1. TheWeasel

    TheWeasel Guest

    Up until now the only Ford vehicles that got round fogs were SVT vehicles. Now the 2008 Focus had to ruin that distinction. :nono:

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  2. deusexaethera

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    That's okay, almost nobody in the USA knows how to use foglights properly anyway. Drive down any street when the sun isn't out (rain, night, whatever) and almost everyone with fogs will have them turned on -- even rear fogs, if they have 'em.
     
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    what? I'm actually kinda pissed about this
     
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    considering SVT is finished, it doesn't matter either way.

    Correct me if I'm wrong, but I don't recall the fox body Mustang GT as being an SVT vehicle...all of em had the round fogs, cobra included

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  6. deusexaethera

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    Surely you jest.
     
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    wait a minute, WAT
     
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  9. NEp8ntballer

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    for a sec I thought they were making an SVT focus again.
     
  10. Smelly-Kitten

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    yeah! all 95-00 SE Contours have round fogs, Newer F150's have round fogs, 87-93 mustang GT's do, 1999 Explorer XLT, Fusion...
     
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    lol what are you talking about
     
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    Snafu more than meets the eye

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    Thread backfire
     
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    Yessir.


    Conturd, lol...though the SVT 'Tours ran alright and handled decent.
     
  14. ChosenGSR

    ChosenGSR Mama always said you'd be the chosen one

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    man, Ford sure has top notch designers working for them.
     
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    I like mine :hsd:
     
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    i should have expected this from an 07
     
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    Aren't pretty much all fog lights from any car round?
     
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    They weren't bad cars. The early ones had a few issues, but so did GM's Euro transplant (Catera :greddy:).


    They were priced a big jump higher than the car they replaced, and that didn't help sales much.

    The SVT Contours were pretty well-balanced machines; power was adequate, and they handled quite good for a wrong-wheel-drive car.

    If only they could've gone AWD, like the Tempo did briefly (only in 4-cyl auto though :mamoru:).
     
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    hes talkin about the cutouts.. but still, that is no distinction :rofl:
     
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    Most stangs arn't round
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    Specs?
     
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    factory specs

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  24. you know me

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    yeah why would I want to see the road better. what kind of dumbass wants that
     
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    you know me OT where the douchbags play

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    and has anyone looked at the SUV line lately
     

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