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The Moditorium

A high performance automotive resource for parts, how-to's, projects, buyer's guides, technical, events, and more.

JP Alonso

I'm the founder of Edge Autosport and I remember first getting into cars in high school. I read all the magazines, bought a bunch of technical books, and finally got to start wrenching around the age of 19. I really enjoy modding and being able to live out a passion is truly awesome. I wouldn't change a thing.

16 of the Easiest, Cheapest, Most Effective Focus ST Mods

Ford Focus ST

16 of the Easiest, Cheapest, Most Effective Focus ST Mods

By: JP Alonso / October 4th, 2017

There is an endless amount of modding that can be done to the Focus ST. From shift knobs to bolt-on turbo kits to performance built engines, the range is limitless. As the saying goes, "to each their own", and that applies here. Whether it's function, form, power, or something else that you care about, there is something for everyone. The good news is you don't have to be rich to modify the ST and you don't need a mechanic's certification either. There are some seriously easy modifications to perform that will change your ST more than you might have thought, all at a very reasonable price tag.

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Big Turbo Upgrade - The Ultimate Focus ST Mod

Ford Focus ST

Big Turbo Upgrade - The Ultimate Focus ST Mod

By: JP Alonso / September 28th, 2017

Ever wondered if the hype is real? Here's your answer. Hell yes. Be careful though, if you take the plunge on a big turbo, prepare to never be satisfied with a stock turbo car ever again. It just won't be the same. The experience of a hard wide open throttle pull, holding 22psi, or more, all the way to 7,000 glorious rpm makes you mad that Ford gave you such a puny hair dryer of a turbo now that you know what boost can really feel like.

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Putting Down 400whp In Your Focus ST

Ford Focus ST

Putting Down 400whp In Your Focus ST

By: JP Alonso / September 25th, 2017

400whp (that's wheel horsepower just in case you've been living under a rock) seems to be the magic number in front wheel drive turbo cars. If you have one, you know what I mean. If you want one, it's probably because 385whp is way too close to 400 for you not to get there. It's almost like being in a club. "It has 400 at the wheel." It's one of the most proud statements you can make if you have a Focus ST and it's making that much power.

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Low and Slow - Focus ST Brake and Suspension Upgrades

Ford Focus ST

Low and Slow - Focus ST Brake and Suspension Upgrades

By: JP Alonso / September 22nd, 2017

Power numbers and engine specs are spoiled. They get all the hype and attention. What about the other stuff? If power is the life of the party, the brakes and suspension are the chaperones. They make sure everyone is having fun the right way. What happens after you take your foot out of it to slow down and turn is arguably just as important as when your foot is all the way in it.

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Ford Focus ST - Performance Introduction

Ford Focus ST

Ford Focus ST - Performance Introduction

By: JP Alonso / September 18th, 2017

So you just bought a Ford Focus ST or maybe you finally hit the end of your warranty. You've cruised around online or hit up the local scene and seen some STs with crazy modifications and you've been patiently waiting to start having fun for yourself. What's the best way to go about it? How much power can you get? What's safe and what's not? What should you start with?

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6 Tips for Picking the Best Performance Parts

Parts

6 Tips for Picking the Best Performance Parts

By: JP Alonso / September 14th, 2017

We get it. You just got your paycheck, inheritance, tax return money, yearly bonus or other source of income that can't leave your wallet soon enough so you can go burn more rubber while burning your new greenbacks. Too many times though, the judgement gets cloudy with all these flashy parts. You see what looks like an incredible deal for something and you jump on it to make your money go further. Maybe you can afford another part since you saved so much on the first. You squeeze as much as you can into your digital shopping cart, get free shipping, and wait impatiently for the the big brown truck to show up.

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