Recent Topics
2020 RAM HD Pickups
by 02SE. 12/09/18 12:55 PM
Gates 362380 Power Steering Hose (new)
by DGXR. 12/09/18 12:35 PM
Washable cabin/ polin filter
by Goldeneye. 12/09/18 12:11 PM
Power Stop brakes on 2012 Sienna?
by LeakySeals. 12/09/18 11:58 AM
4K System Requirements (video card/monitor)
by 92saturnsl2. 12/09/18 11:55 AM
HD...Windshield Washer Fluid.. 98 cents
by Warstud. 12/09/18 11:15 AM
CENEX MAXTRON
by markhall3. 12/09/18 10:58 AM
Amazon Basic 0w-20 is very robust ?
by kr_bitog. 12/09/18 10:47 AM
Battery Tender Jr. Low Float Voltage (13.10)
by gathermewool. 12/09/18 10:46 AM
Photos of Truck Tire Treads
by Snagglefoot. 12/09/18 09:39 AM
Double flare tool
by chilson450. 12/09/18 09:17 AM
teleflex marine gauge repair
by wings&wheels. 12/09/18 09:07 AM
OPE stored Outdoors - Before or After Season
by chefwong. 12/09/18 08:23 AM
No start, so spark: ECM faulty
by Superflan. 12/09/18 07:19 AM
Mobil 1 0W/40 FS, 3731 miles, 1996 Acura 3.5 RL
by DuckRyder. 12/09/18 05:57 AM
Canadian Tiire sells Mickey Thompson Tires
by Snagglefoot. 12/09/18 05:54 AM
Fram Fresh Breeze Ford Cabin Filters Rock Auto
by Snagglefoot. 12/09/18 05:48 AM
Parasitic drain goes away
by pda1122. 12/09/18 04:22 AM
Newest Members
W4QA, bornfree085, BladerunnerBoats, CASE4LOWER, JACOBIEVILLERICK
66630 Registered Users
Who's Online Now
89 registered members (97prizm, 69GTX, 4WD, 10 invisible), 2,014 guests, and 36 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Statistics
Forums67
Topics294,817
Posts4,922,576
Members66,630
Most Online2,553
Oct 27th, 2018
Donate to BITOG
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Hop To
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3
Ford Focus 120 MPH Crash Test #3018840
05/31/13 02:03 PM
05/31/13 02:03 PM
Joined: Apr 2011
Posts: 1,563
Ankeny, IA
renegade_987 Offline OP
renegade_987  Offline OP
Joined: Apr 2011
Posts: 1,563
Ankeny, IA
I apologize if this was posted before but I couldn't find it, anyways I thought this was kinda cool
http://youtu.be/LmRkPyuet_o

Last edited by renegade_987; 05/31/13 02:04 PM.

2015 VW Jetta 1.8t - Pennzoil Euro/VW OEM
2004 F150 - Valvoline WB/Motorcraft
2008 HHR - Mobil 1 / WIX
2005 500 - Citgo Synthetic/Fram XG

Re: Ford Focus 120 MPH Crash Test [Re: renegade_987] #3018848
05/31/13 02:09 PM
05/31/13 02:09 PM
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 1,437
Indiana
Gabe Offline
Gabe  Offline
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 1,437
Indiana
Does a Ford Focus go 120 mph??

Re: Ford Focus 120 MPH Crash Test [Re: renegade_987] #3018849
05/31/13 02:09 PM
05/31/13 02:09 PM
Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 36,585
Great Lakes
Quattro Pete Offline
Quattro Pete  Offline
Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 36,585
Great Lakes
So that's what they mean when they call it a compact car.


'02 530i (Edge 0W-40)
'15 Q5 3.0T (Edge 5W-40)
'18 Charger SRT (PUP 0W-40 SRT)
Re: Ford Focus 120 MPH Crash Test [Re: renegade_987] #3018854
05/31/13 02:13 PM
05/31/13 02:13 PM
Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 47,287
Duvall WA - Pacific NW USA
Pablo Offline
Pablo  Offline
Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 47,287
Duvall WA - Pacific NW USA
Did they put water in the fuel tank? I mean I saw liquid spew forth.


Yeah scary stuff. Idiot speed with their families in the car.


DIRECT JOBBER - PABLO - for all your Amsoil needs
http://oilslubesandfilters.shopamsoil.com/


Re: Ford Focus 120 MPH Crash Test [Re: renegade_987] #3018870
05/31/13 02:37 PM
05/31/13 02:37 PM
Joined: Sep 2011
Posts: 3,361
Somewhere
itguy08 Offline
itguy08  Offline
Joined: Sep 2011
Posts: 3,361
Somewhere
Definitely good for the shock value. Would be interesting to see it at 50, 60, 70, and 80.

My guess is you would be dead at any of those speeds if you went head on into a concrete wall.

Re: Ford Focus 120 MPH Crash Test [Re: renegade_987] #3018873
05/31/13 02:40 PM
05/31/13 02:40 PM
Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 3,943
Olathe, KS
kkreit01 Offline
kkreit01  Offline
Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 3,943
Olathe, KS
Neat video. It's a first gen Focus. I'm sure the newest would fair much better. smile. No vehicle would survive.


2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4x4 3.6: 0w20 PP/Mopar filter
2018 Ram 1500 CC Hemi: 5w20 PYB/Napa Silver filter
Re: Ford Focus 120 MPH Crash Test [Re: renegade_987] #3018877
05/31/13 02:42 PM
05/31/13 02:42 PM
Joined: Sep 2010
Posts: 268
USA
shadow7 Offline
shadow7  Offline
Joined: Sep 2010
Posts: 268
USA
That video made me regret driving at 120 MPH before and i will never drive that fast again...

Re: Ford Focus 120 MPH Crash Test [Re: shadow7] #3018889
05/31/13 02:54 PM
05/31/13 02:54 PM
Joined: Sep 2011
Posts: 3,361
Somewhere
itguy08 Offline
itguy08  Offline
Joined: Sep 2011
Posts: 3,361
Somewhere
Originally Posted By: shadow7
That video made me regret driving at 120 MPH before and i will never drive that fast again...


Why? You'll be a pancake at 60 just as much as 120...

Re: Ford Focus 120 MPH Crash Test [Re: renegade_987] #3018891
05/31/13 02:56 PM
05/31/13 02:56 PM
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 3,116
Occupied Virginia
Bottom_Feeder Offline
Bottom_Feeder  Offline
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 3,116
Occupied Virginia
You don't have to be going that fast all by yourself to create that kind of carnage. Two cars going 60 mph in a head-on will do it also.

Re: Ford Focus 120 MPH Crash Test [Re: Bottom_Feeder] #3018898
05/31/13 03:03 PM
05/31/13 03:03 PM
Joined: Jun 2003
Posts: 33,545
ME
eljefino Offline
eljefino  Offline
Joined: Jun 2003
Posts: 33,545
ME
Originally Posted By: Bottom_Feeder
You don't have to be going that fast all by yourself to create that kind of carnage. Two cars going 60 mph in a head-on will do it also.


No, but hitting a train head on will. As you get pushed backwards down the track at 60 mph you'll have undergone a net -120 MPH speed change, same as hitting a brick wall.

Hitting another car the same weight head on will get you 60-0, half as bad.

Hitting a parked car the same weight at 60 will be like hitting a brick wall at 30.

Re: Ford Focus 120 MPH Crash Test [Re: renegade_987] #3018902
05/31/13 03:04 PM
05/31/13 03:04 PM
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 306
Los Angeles, CA
190E26FTW Offline
190E26FTW  Offline
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 306
Los Angeles, CA
2 cars head on going 80mph was made famous a few times on the Golden Gate Bridge....the last time I paid attention it was a Mercedes E class versus a BMW 5 series. Mercedes won- Owner survived. BMW did not I recall.

Re: Ford Focus 120 MPH Crash Test [Re: renegade_987] #3018903
05/31/13 03:05 PM
05/31/13 03:05 PM
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 1,056
RHODE ISLAND
RISUPERCREWMAN Offline
RISUPERCREWMAN  Offline
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 1,056
RHODE ISLAND
Riveting video!


2018 Ram 2500 HD 6.4 Hemi Crew Cab 2600K Mi
8'Boss SuperDuty Plow
2017 Harley Davidson Milwaukee 8 Limited 5K Miles
2009 Toyota V6 XLE Camry 71K miles
Re: Ford Focus 120 MPH Crash Test [Re: kkreit01] #3018992
05/31/13 05:01 PM
05/31/13 05:01 PM
Joined: Nov 2005
Posts: 10,140
Burlington, Ontario, Canada
CATERHAM Offline
CATERHAM  Offline
Joined: Nov 2005
Posts: 10,140
Burlington, Ontario, Canada
Originally Posted By: kkreit01
Neat video. It's a first gen Focus. I'm sure the newest would fair much better. smile. No vehicle would survive.

No vehicle will survive being written off but the passengers can survive in the latest carbon fibre sportscars, such as the Enzo Ferrari, Porsche Carrera GT, McLaren MP4-12C etc.


-'74 Lotus Europa, 5W-50 & VSOT
-'96 BMW 328i, 50/50 TGMO 0W-20/M1 0W-40
-'94 Caterham 7, FUCHS 0W-20
-'18 Tesla Model 3 - FF diff' oil
Re: Ford Focus 120 MPH Crash Test [Re: renegade_987] #3019004
05/31/13 05:15 PM
05/31/13 05:15 PM
Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 4,574
Merritt Island FL, USA
chubbs1 Offline
chubbs1  Offline
Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 4,574
Merritt Island FL, USA
I am a Physical Therapist and I had the pleasure of being part of a great team that got a lady walking after she crashed into a concrete pole going an estimated 15-20MPH. Her gen 1 Focus flattened and she broke both legs (shattered). She could not bear any weight per doc orders for 3 months. It does not take much to really get hurt in a MVA. Some get lucky, others dont and there are many factors involved.
I don't like the Gen 1 Focus personally.


'12 Charger SXT
QSUD 5w30 OEM filter

'12 Charger SXT
Edge FST EP 5w30 OEM (Mine;)

'11 Hyundai Sonata GLS
QSUD 5w20 OEM Filter

Re: Ford Focus 120 MPH Crash Test [Re: renegade_987] #3019024
05/31/13 05:41 PM
05/31/13 05:41 PM
Joined: Jun 2005
Posts: 5,274
North Texas
ARB1977 Offline
ARB1977  Offline
Joined: Jun 2005
Posts: 5,274
North Texas
Speed is for the the track.


2015 Tacoma 4.0L 60K (as of 02/23/18)
AMSOIL SS 0W30 / Toyota filter

2018 CRV 1.5L (as of 05/11/18)
Factory fill / Honda filter
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3

BOB IS THE OIL GUY® Powered by UBB.threads™