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Member Highlight – Ann Spence

Tail of the Dragon enthusiasts know about the Focus Fanatics Dragon Takeover — and if you’re ignoring just how capable these underrated cars at handling, this build will have you thinking twice. Well, you’re about to meet the badass woman in charge — and, you’ll probably be drooling over her build sheet, too.

About Ann

My name is Ann, I am from Georgia (a little outside of Atlanta). I am 26 and I am a licensed Master Cosmetologist, certified L’Oreal Professional Expert and work in one of the top 10 LP salons here in the US. When I’m not behind the chair, I’m decently active in the Ford Focus community and host the official Tail of the Dragon Focus Fanatics meet.

What got you into cars?

I was able to purchase my first vehicle (which was my first Focus) and realized that I could do anything I wanted to it.

Current cars and plans for the future

I daily drive an Expedition but my project a 2014 Focus ST1.
Current mod list: JST Tuned via Cobb AP on 93 252WHP/238WTQ

  • Suspension:
    • BC Racing Extreme Drop Coilovers, corner balanced by Atlanta Speed Company
    • James Baron Racing adjustable control arms
  • Wheels & Tires:
    • Motegi Racing MR116 with custom center cap overlays
    • Gorilla Lugs
    • Custom Star Wars valve caps
    • Sport Comp 2 tires
  • Brakes:
    • Motul High Temp Brake fluid
    • Stoptech steel brake lines, front, and rear
    • Wavespec Black Line Front Rotors
    • Wavespec Sport Line Rear Rotors
    • Hawk Performance ceramic pads
  • Interior:
    • Accelatec adjustable pedal spacer 
    • Steeda Heel Toe Pedal Kit
    • Custom shift boot, First Order Stormtrooper print
    • Back seat removal with rear cargo net
    • Reupholstered Star Wars trunk lid 
    • Billetworkz Red Cosmic Space lockout
    • Billetworkz Red Cosmic Space piston shift knob
    • Custom First Order coaster inserts by Kleecreates
    • Luxus car mats, black leather with red stitching 
    • Cobb AP A Pillar mount
    • Bracketeer Fire Extinguisher Mount with Kidde automotive fire extinguisher
  • Engine:
    • Damond Stage 1 OOC with drain tube
    • Damond Symposer Delete
    • Mishimoto black FMIC 
    • Damond Motorsports RMM
    • Turbosmart 50/50 BOV
    • Mishimoto Performance Air Intake in wrinkle black
    • NGK step colder plugs
    • JBR oil baffle
    • JBR balance shaft delete
  • Exhaust
    • X Force Varex Variable Cat-Back Exhaust system with Flowmaster tips
  • Exterior: 
    • Window Tint (32% all over, 10% darker on sun strip and 3rd windows)
    • Mud Flaps (unknown company)
    • Billetworkz custom plate delete
    • Custom rally vents
    • Steeda shorty antenna
    • ThatFogLightGuy fog light armor in Mars Red
    • Spec D headlights
  • Engine bay:
    • Shaved and grill with Star Wars themed crash bar
    • Active grill shutter delete
    • Velossa Tech big mouth ram intake 
    • Lego battery cover
    • Boomba under hood dress up
    • Redline hood struts
    • Mishimoto Expansion Tank
    • Slam panels from PaintModz
  • Aero:
    • Custom v3 Star Wars themed partial chassis mounted splitter with splitter rods from FSPE
    • Metal under tray with built in transmission cooling from FSPE
    • FSPE dive planes
    • Custom v4 Star Wars themed side splitters from FSPE
    • Custom v2 diffuser from FSPE
  • Transmission:
    • Motul DCTF
    • Steeda clutch spring
  • Not installed (yet — but keep up with her build on Instagram to keep up to date!)
    • In the near future, I will be installing my catless DOP, functional good vents and sequential turn signals. In a few years, I have plans to go BT.

Interests in the automotive community

I host a car meet and I am very passionate about it. Being able host Focus Fanatics Dragon Takeover is my greatest pride. Being able to bring people from literally all over the nation to just drive is amazing.

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