Matt H - Ford Focus Mk2 ST225 ST2
The modified Ford Focus Mk2 ST225 ST2 is a high-performance hot hatch that has been upgraded with a variety of performance and cosmetic modifications. This car is perfect for enthusiasts who want a car that is both fun to drive and looks amazing.
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Matt H - Ford Focus Mk2 ST225 ST2
nsta tag: @MattyST2H
Job: Yard Hand / quality control personnel for motorpoint car supermarket
I'm matt, im 33 years old from south Wales, I'm a big car guy and have always had a passion for cars since I was little, my love started for them when I was little and working under the bonnet and car with my gramp on a maestro he used to call "betty boop" it was a horrible brown in colour and was so slow but it never failed him, my uncle was always a car guy to and was always teaching me how to do things and what the meaning of that particular part was for and urs purpose for being where it was so safe to say i was raised in to it.
the love and passion for modified cars, and a guy by the name of "woody" who u used to work with in Saab years ago who owned a Nissan s13 Silvia.
speed 160 on the clock
Bhp 225bhp standard currently 280bhp
0-60: 6 seconds standard power, unsure after map.
Full Spec list of everything:
- 60mm switchback halo rings
- Gloss black sun strip
- Custom Xenon Projector headlights
- Scorpion back box and middle section
- Zunsport lower grill
- Team heko wind deflectors
- ST mk3 gloss black alloys
- Red gel badges
- Red Calipers
- Rear axle and beam under sealed
- Pro Sport Adjustable Coil Overs
- Custom Engine Covers
- custom rear lexus style smoked Fog and reverse clusters with halo switch back kit
- RST Fabrications ECU Holder
- Full 3" Ram air induction Group A kit
- RS injectors
- Collins performance Actuator
- symposer delete
Myself and my best mate Michael aston have done 90% of the work, the only person/place I let touch my car is "The Doctor" James Edmands at BD PERFORMANCE SOUTH WALES who's is by far a top guy and really knows his stuff, he looks after his loyal customers and although is extremely busy he always goes the extra mile.
I've built into owning a huge amount of cars over the years not being able to settle with one changing my car every 3 to 6 months or so. in no particular order I've owned: focus mk1 1.6 and st170, 2x subaru impreza a sport and my first turbo car a uk2000 at 266bhp, a leon cupra, a lexus is200, a civic ep2 sport, a megane coupe sport with full body kit, a corsa b sport 1.6 pushing 140bhp, an Audi a3 S line rep, 2x astra coupe bertones, an mg zr+ 1.4, a Nissan Primera GT, an ep3 type r featured in fast car magazine, my first st225 EO focus I deeply regret selling and was also featured in fast ford mag, a mondeo st220 diesel, a 2nd st225 focus silver but wrapped pearl white, my current black st225 focus I'm sure there's a few more I've missed.
My first car was a black J reg nissan primera GT I paid £500 for in work from PX we took in.
The car is far from finished, currently gathering bits for stage 3 mapping at 340bhp, just need a few more bits ready such as a stage 3 airtec gobstopper rs spec cooler capable of 400bhp, rs clutch to handle the power, an airtec plenum as standard one could explode, updated turbosmart recirc valve and the all important block mod but that's being done in June at BD performance south wales, on then to stage 4 eventually at 400bhp but requires further expensive upgrades including and uprated oil cooler, a hybrid or RS turbo and a better core Radiator to help with cooling. I also have a livery kit being made up at present, plus I'll be doing a facelift front end conversion and rear end conversion and adding a maxton low line kit and an RS spoiler and add some 18" XXR alloys wrapped in rain sport 3 tires, plus updated breaks and braided lines to aid in stopping the car better.
I’m part of a few but own and run 2x clubs, one being outcast Society that's been going for 4 years and gone from strength to strength, and my new recent venture "Panther black st225 owners" after searching and not being able to find one specific to my make and model, 2 weeks going and up to 130 members climbing dayley with a great members base.
My dream car is a Nissan Skyline R34 GTR, the look of it is so aggressive, the noise from the RB26 engine and the power output it phenomenal, would not say no to a silvia S15 spec R though and also have a soft spot for an s14 silvia, I guess it's due rot the love for drifting I have.