The micro machine, 2016 Fiesta ST

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  1. Nomar06
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    Picked up this little bugger 3 weekends ago in the D.C. area after wanting a change from the 2015 Si Sedan I've had since Feb 2015.

    Drove it back to Charlotte in all kinds of traffic and rain, yet the smile couldn't be wiped from my face. This little bugger is fun for what it is.

    2016 Ford Fiesta ST with 12,700 when picked up
    197 hp, 202 tq, 2745 lbs
    Platinum White (optional color)
    Gloss black wheels (optional)
    Red calipers (optional)


    Current Mods:
    LED interior lights
    Infotainment software upgrade and USB plug upgrade(for CarPlay)

    Future Mods:
    Bike rack and hitch
    Debadge
    Rear Motor Mount
    Possible headlight/fog light retro
    Maybe some performance stuff


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    You were in D.C and didn't let me know.. we could have met up! :-(

    Congrats on the new (to you) car.
     
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    Can't wait to see some pics :)
     
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    Very cool man. I know @k757 probably has some recommendations since he had one for a bit.
     
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    I flew in, signed the papers and drove home.
     
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    Congrats on the purchase :) I love those cars, I just wish we could get the 2dr here.
     
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    CarPlay installed....

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    Ford Sync sucks!
     
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    congrats bud. looks good with the Black wheels on that white.
     
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    They updated it in 2016....supposedly way better with the update.
     
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    Bruce Bartlow Late apex everything

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    Luvin it. Same power, 400 lbs lighter.

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    Bruce Bartlow Late apex everything

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    Nope, just a little jealous. After chasing an mr2 this summer, my Si seems to resemble a Japanese Cady

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    Heard she did well at the Dragon. Is this correct? :)
     
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    It did very well, lots of fun. Needs better tires.....was spinning the inside front tire coming out of some corners and maybe brake lines.....brake pedal seemed soft for me.
     
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    Cobb Rear Motor Mount installed this weekend. Nice 35 min instal that should help a bit. Drives nice with the mount in there. Little rattle on startup and if the idle dips below 800. Not really noticeable in the car. Make the in between shifts a lot more crisp.

    Ford cheaped our and used the same motor mounts across all versions of the Fiesta. The ST has quite a bump in TQ which lead to the engine moving around a lot so upgrading the RMM is almost a “must”.
     
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    Installed a hitch a month or two ago. Still need to buy a rack for the bikes.
     
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