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This is the story of my RS and her progress from stock to "DriftZilla".

First off, let's take a look at her specs 'as-ordered'.

  • 2016 Ford Focus RS
  • Frozen White
  • RS2 Package
  • 19" Forged Alloy Wheels
  • Michelin Pilot Super Sports
  • Moon Roof
  • RS Branded Car Cover



DriftZilla's Order-to-Delivery Timeline

StatusDate
Order Placed12OCT15
Selected for Scheduling12NOV15
Scheduled to Day21APR16
Built04MAY16
Shipped to Port18MAY16
Shipped via "Asian Empire"31MAY16
Received at Port24JUN16
Entered Mod Center24JUN16
Released to Port Yard28JUN16
Received by Shipper01JUL16
Arrived at Dealer01JUL16
Took Delivery01JUL16


When we first met at Ken Grody Ford in Buena Park, CA





Driving her home for the first time



First 'Mod' after getting her home - Focus emblem debadged!



Her First Bath and Detail



Getting Her Tinted (20%)



Thinkware F770 Installed!






Installing my mountune High Flow Induction kit!



I spent about 10 hours washing, glazing, sealing and waxing - then installed my Rally Armor Mud Flaps!






















Installing my mountune QuickShift!



Installing my mountune Charge Pipes and Re-Circulation valve!



DMB Black Spoiler Inlays finally arrived!

Before


After



mountune Roll Restrictor Installed!


Stock vs mountune Roll Restrictors



Stock vs mountune Roll Restrictors Profile Shot



Installed!



Steeda Jacking Rails Install!


AWE Track Edition Exhaust Install!
 

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Went for a lunch time drive - mountune B5 installed!



Took another drive along the coast for lunch - not a bad day!
















Got my custom plates in!
 

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I know it's not directly related to my 'car build' but it's close. :)

Here's a few shots of what I did to my garage this weekend - It's still not done yet, I need to paint the cabinets 'performance blue'. I'll get some final shots once its 100%.

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Walls painted


Swisstrax Ribtrax Installed - Left


Swisstrax Ribtrax Installed - Center


Swisstrax Ribtrax Installed - Right



Swisstrax Ribtrax Install Vid!


I got my new cabinets installed yesterday - Not quite done yet, but close. :)



NewAge Performance Plus Cabinets Install Vid!
 

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Updated the first post - I picked her up today 07/01/2016! The process was quick and painless and there were no issues with the car other than the tech not removing the shipping blocks on the front springs... That was the first thing I looked for and there they were haha. I spent the entire afternoon giving her a bath, and editing that video lol, so I'm hoping to get some driving time in this weekend! But now, its 2am and I'm damn tired so after I peek out the window at the RS - I'm out!
 

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Congrats Pal, Looking forward to the next update! If your planning to do a traditional break in good luck, it can't be done without some sort of Jedi training... Hope your RS is everything you hoped it would be!
 

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Ahhhhhh sh!t. Congrats my friend. Look forward to meeting you and cruising. Have fun and be safe.
 

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Congrats Pal, Looking forward to the next update! If your planning to do a traditional break in good luck, it can't be done without some sort of Jedi training... Hope your RS is everything you hoped it would be!
Thanks very much! Ehh I don't think I'm going to be worrying too much about a 'break-in procedure', I'll drive it decently for the first 500 miles or so and not beat on it, but I'm sure there'll be a few hard pulls here and there. :)

Ahhhhhh sh!t. Congrats my friend. Look forward to meeting you and cruising. Have fun and be safe.
Thank you thank you! Its been a crazy long wait but as others have said and you already know - its worth it!

Maybe now that you have the RS you can make the mods that are on your signature box. lol!
Haha, yeah, that's the plan. I'm gonna try and knock some of it out today! ;)


I didn't do a write-up of how awesome this car is because I'd be telling everyone what they already knew. :cool:
 

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Congrates dude, I'm sooooo envious it's killing me. Can't wait for mine to arrive... early august?!

I have to say, the plastic surgery worked wonders, you're much better looking than your avatar.

But one small beef, I was looking in your rear view mirror, but I don't think I saw the ear-to-ear grin I was expecting.

You were way to serious looking. Did I miss it? :smug:
 

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Yes! Finally it's here. Congrats on the car it looks great :D
Good to hear that the car picking up process went good. Seems like a lot of the Socal people got the cars now.
Yes indeed! Thank you! Is almost time for a SoCal meet!


Congrates dude, I'm sooooo envious it's killing me. Can't wait for mine to arrive... early august?!

I have to say, the plastic surgery worked wonders, you're much better looking than your avatar.

But one small beef, I was looking in your rear view mirror, but I don't think I saw the ear-to-ear grin I was expecting.

You were way to serious looking. Did I miss it? :smug:
Haha yeah the doctors can do wonders for putting skin back on your face ;)

That straight face assassin you saw in the rear view mirror was secretly smiling so hard it ripped the plastic surgery back off! That and I was playing it cool for the camera lol...

I just arrived at the tint shop, more progress!
 

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Haha yeah the doctors can do wonders for putting skin back on your face ;)
And I was so looking forward to a photo of you in your Avatar look while you pick up your car :smiley_simmons:.
 

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Thanks for the ride. I swear I thought you were going to rip the Focus badge off when you walked up to it. I wanted to.
I almost did rip it off at the dealer lol... I waited until I got home though :)
 

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congraaaaaaaaaaaaats! stoked you got the ride, subscribed to your channel, let the videos begin, I'm still living vicariously through others at this point :)
Haha, thanks a bunch man - and thanks for the Sub :) I'm working on more right now actually lol. I'll try and help appease your hunger for RS porn until yours shows up.
 

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Congrats on the car, similar spec here CDN FW. I just noticed your serial number. Now I'm even more jealous as mine is 4801. You'd think Ford would have shipped these in order but mine just left on the Cygnus. If there is one issue I've had with Ford it's the damn delivery process.
 
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