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September 2019 Fiesta of the Month Winner - Woods247

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Real Name: Matt Gambill @Woods247
Location: Atlanta, GA
Year of Vehicle: 2014
Color of Vehicle: Oxford White
Build Page: https://www.fiestastforum.com/threads/woods247-fist039-build.17303/

Current Modifications:
2014 Oxford White with Nav, Sunroof and Recaros

Interior
- Lathewerks 2” shifter extension
- Ford Carbon shift knob
- Scroth Pro harness (for HANS)
- 20% tint all around
- Broadway BW845 270mm Mirror
- Valentine 1 hardwired to mirror
- All led
- Fire extinguisher bracket and H3R Performance HG250B Fire Extinguisher

Exterior
- Maxton lip
- Maxton wing tip (old)
- Automotion wing (current)
- Custco tow hook
- BMW rear tow rings
- Sanded grill
- Baja Designs driving lights
- H9 headlight bulbs
- Spec-D red smoked taillights
- Lifeline LED FIM Rain Light
- Curt Hitch and Wiring Harness
- M2 Motoring Flares (not installed yet)

Suspension and Chassis
- BC Racing with Swift springs custom tuned and corner balanced by 2J Racing
- Pierce 6 point and torsion beam braces

Brakes
- Stoptech ST40 BBK
- Ford Focus SVT rear with Stoptech rotors and Stoptech Performance Pads
- Custom 3” ducting

Wheels and Tires
- OZ Leggenda 17x7 ET42 with 12mm spacers
- Falken RT615K+ 215/40-17
- 949Racing Lugs

- Track wheels are Team Dynamics Pro Race 3 17x7 ET38 with 5mm spacers
- Federal RS-Pro 215/40-17
- 949Racing Lugs

- Hard Park wheels are Fifteen52 Tarmacs 17x7.5 et42 with 12mm spacers
- Firestone Indy 205/40-17
- D-LNG custom made turbofans
- Muteki and Gorilla Lugs

Performance
- X47 turbo with Tune+ Turbosmart WGA
- Cobb AP (custom hybrid tunes from Stratified, Tune+ and JST)
- Whoosh Manifold
- Pumaspeed Large Billet Turbo Inlet
- Revo Rear Motor Mount
- Powerflex “Street” inserts in upper and transmission mounts with ARP Bolt
- MFactory LSD
- Mishimoto Radiator
- Mishimoto 160 Thermostat
- Whoosh catted DP
- CPE exhaust
- ITG intake
- Whoosh induction and crossover
- Whoosh IC hose kit
- Damond OCC
- DHM Race IC
- DHM crashbar
- TialQ BOV 11 spring
- MeLe Battery Box with XSP battery

Future Modifications:
- Stratified Single Port Aux
- 4-point Rollbar
- Weight reduction

Reason Why I Chose the Fiesta ST:
- A practical lightweight hatchback with 4 doors and Recaros from Ford
- Inexpensive fun track potential that isn't a Miata
- Outstanding reviews from around the globe

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Woods247

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Awesome!! Thanks @TDavis for nominating me. Feels good to be appreciated for my build. I love this car!
 


TDavis

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Somehow I've never noticed but how much of a pain in the ass was sanding the grill down?
 


Woods247

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Somehow I've never noticed but how much of a pain in the ass was sanding the grill down?
The process wasn’t terrible but the mess was unreal. I used an electric angle grinder with a sanding wheel. Well..maybe six sanding wheels. I left the grill fixed to the bumper too and just put the whole thing face down on a Harbor Freight moving blanket, making sure not to move it around. The plastic dust and fragments are absolutely everywhere and impossible to contain. I should’ve had my wife hold the shop vac next to the sanding wheel while I was progressing. It’s worth the effort for aesthetics alone.
 




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