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Lenny
Hi all,
I have a mk2.5 focus and ive purchased a Genuine Ford Zetec S body kit for it,

the complete zetec s rear lip is in primer grey
my focus is moondust silver what colour should the centre section be sprayed on the rear skirt to give it the look of an original Zetec S

is it sea grey metalic?
or would it look good in sea grey metalic next to the moondust silver body?
any help would be much apprecieated here guys [img]http://www.focusowners-social.com/forum/images/smilies/thank_you.gif[/img]
ChrisH
Lenny

Never seen a moondust silver one in the 's' trim, but a mate of the chap across the road has a blue 's' mk2.5, and the centre bit is dark grey. Personally I think it would look OK grey.
Found one on the web, what do you think.....

.
Haz93
I have a Zetec S in white, but the centre section (diffuser) is the same colour on all body colours.
Its definitely not as dark as the sea grey or as light as the moondust silver, as seen here
[img]http://images.motoring.co.uk/images/car-pictures/mucf-images/500x375/spid1/bd/39/a3/ford-focus-2009-sea-grey-met-hatchback-1-6-zetec-s-5dr-bd39a370c5ca3aa9fe016f7a16674006-m2.jpg[/img]
[img]http://is00.thegumtree.com/image/big/111411444.jpg[/img]

It looks more like the colour of the new ka in grey

[img]http://95.131.64.123/images/voitures/7203b-car-ford-ka-2.jpg[/img]

Hope this helps, and hope the zetec s conversion goes well :)
Lenny
[quote name='Haz93' timestamp='1334696699' post='178211']
I have a Zetec S in white, but the centre section (diffuser) is the same colour on all body colours.
Its definitely not as dark as the sea grey or as light as the moondust silver, as seen here

It looks more like the colour of the new ka in grey

Hope this helps, and hope the zetec s conversion goes well :)
[/quote]

wow thanks very much mate,
i really apprecieate the time you have taken to gather and upload those pictures.
the panel seems to be in primer similar to the colour of the new Ka grey so im thinking ill just get the outer section colour coded to the car and leave the centre section as it is because it seems to be a close enough match if not the same as the one in the first picture you have uploaded above.

thanks for your time.
Lenny
[quote name='ChrisH' timestamp='1334695269' post='178206']
Lenny

Never seen a moondust silver one in the 's' trim, but a mate of the chap across the road has a blue 's' mk2.5, and the centre bit is dark grey. Personally I think it would look OK grey.
Found one on the web, what do you think.....

.
[/quote]

thanks mate,
looks good enough to me, think ill leave the centre as it is and just colour code the outer part,
it seems to be a good enough match to all the pictures uploaded,

here is a pictur of the skirt:

[img]http://i575.photobucket.com/albums/ss192/lennymanwoods/img4010g.jpg[/img]

finally getting thr kit fitted beginning next month :D
ive had it up in the attic since june 2011 and been talking about fitting it since then, but im doing the front lip and rear skirt next month followed by the ST/zetec s side skirts the following month then a good 8 hour wash & wax
Haz93
To be honest mate those pics were just copied from dealer websites :P

is that all one part or two separate parts? because I think mine is in two parts, although I'm not sure

I think it would look better coloured in sea grey or black, this is something I am considering as the 'primer' colour looks a bit plain, well in my opinion, but even the 'primer' coloured one has metallic paint as standard.

If you were to leave it just primer it will gather dirt and be hard to clean, it will need a lacquer coating to prevent this. Just in case you didn't know, I don't want to insult your knowledge

Happy to help mate :)
Lenny
[quote name='Haz93' timestamp='1334699760' post='178223']
To be honest mate those pics were just copied from dealer websites :P

is that all one part or two separate parts? because I think mine is in two parts, although I'm not sure

I think it would look better coloured in sea grey or black, this is something I am considering as the 'primer' colour looks a bit plain, well in my opinion, but even the 'primer' coloured one has metallic paint as standard.

If you were to leave it just primer it will gather dirt and be hard to clean, it will need a lacquer coating to prevent this. Just in case you didn't know, I don't want to insult your knowledge

Happy to help mate :)
[/quote]

thanks mate,
i dont know anything about painting mate so please share your knowledge with me and the rest of the readers, please dont be afraid to share knowledge encase it upsets people, im no professional and were all here to learn and share information and i apprecieate all you are telling me,

the panel is all one piece and comes with a new blanking plate for the tow eye, illustrated fitting instructions and four rivets,
two of them go on the ends of the bumper where the mud flaps go normally, and the other two go in the centre of the bumper for added support but it is all one piece,
i need to purchase some Tiger seal bonding too.

i didnt know that primer finish would attract dirt etc,
and i had initally thought of going for panther black but then you may not notice the detail in it as much because it would be too dark,
so i think sea grey would be the best option,
i need the paint code for the sea grey now too lol
Haz93
okay I shall share some of the little knowledge I have on painting car body parts. For a start I have only used the spray paint from halfords, and have no experience using a spray gun but the methods are the same. Using the spray paints requires alot of practice as will not get the right finish first time if doing yourself, but by the sounds of it you are having the parts professionally sprayed?

if you imagine the primer part to be a piece of paper, it can be drawn on by a light or heavy pencil ( the dirt / mud ) then the lacquer is like laminating the paper, so only something like a permanent marker or a sharp tool ( road tar, or scratches ) will affect the laminated paper.
With the light or heavy pencil marks, these can be hard to remove from the paper using a rubber and will likely smudge ( trying to wash mud off the primer will 'grind' the mud into the paint )
The laminated paper can be cleaned easily using water and soap ( same as washing the lacquered parts with soapy water and a sponge )
Just an example.

However it is more complex than just painting and then lacquering as each coat of paint must be left to dry then sanded with very fine wet and dry. Up to 2 or 3 coats of the paint are needed then maybe 1 or 2 coats of lacquer, however this maybe more depending on how thick you apply the paint.

As I am no painting professional I am not claiming this is all correct but just as a basic example.

It is much wiser to get parts done by professionals if you have no experience, but the price is a lot more.

Back on topic I think the sea grey is the best bet, will look nice on a silver body :)
Lenny
[quote name='Haz93' timestamp='1334703111' post='178236']
okay I shall share some of the little knowledge I have on painting car body parts. For a start I have only used the spray paint from halfords, and have no experience using a spray gun but the methods are the same. Using the spray paints requires alot of practice as will not get the right finish first time if doing yourself, but by the sounds of it you are having the parts professionally sprayed?

if you imagine the primer part to be a piece of paper, it can be drawn on by a light or heavy pencil ( the dirt / mud ) then the lacquer is like laminating the paper, so only something like a permanent marker or a sharp tool ( road tar, or scratches ) will affect the laminated paper.
With the light or heavy pencil marks, these can be hard to remove from the paper using a rubber and will likely smudge ( trying to wash mud off the primer will 'grind' the mud into the paint )
The laminated paper can be cleaned easily using water and soap ( same as washing the lacquered parts with soapy water and a sponge )
Just an example.

However it is more complex than just painting and then lacquering as each coat of paint must be left to dry then sanded with very fine wet and dry. Up to 2 or 3 coats of the paint are needed then maybe 1 or 2 coats of lacquer, however this maybe more depending on how thick you apply the paint.

As I am no painting professional I am not claiming this is all correct but just as a basic example.

It is much wiser to get parts done by professionals if you have no experience, but the price is a lot more.

Back on topic I think the sea grey is the best bet, will look nice on a silver body :)
[/quote]

thanks mate you explain it very well,
i have a friend of a friend who runs a body shop from his house and has all of the equipment,
he sprayed the rear spoiler for me for 70 euro so hopfully the kit will be along the same lines.

and i just need the sea grey paint code,
if anyone reading has a sea grey ford please tell me the paint code.
Haz93
No problem :)
You can find paint colour codes on halfords website by just typing in the colour name
It comes up as Sea Grey - 6DYE

[url="http://www.halfords.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/SearchCmd?srch=sea+grey&department=all&action=search&storeId=10001&catalogId=10151&langId=-1"]http://www.halfords.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/SearchCmd?srch=sea+grey&department=all&action=search&storeId=10001&catalogId=10151&langId=-1[/url]

Not sure is this is the proper ford colour code, but it should match identically
Lenny
[quote name='Haz93' timestamp='1334733334' post='178258']
No problem :)
You can find paint colour codes on halfords website by just typing in the colour name
It comes up as Sea Grey - 6DYE

[url="http://www.halfords.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/SearchCmd?srch=sea+grey&department=all&action=search&storeId=10001&catalogId=10151&langId=-1"]http://www.halfords....10151&langId=-1[/url]

Not sure is this is the proper ford colour code, but it should match identically
[/quote]

thats brilliant thanks
just thinking i may go to halfords and purchase some 300ml spray cans of the sea grey colour and give them to the body shop along with the rear skirt,
so then it would be much easier to explain to them what im after and all they need to do is spray the outer section with moondust silver that they can mix themselves and use the halfords cans on the diffuser part,
would four cans of halfors 300ml sea grey be enough do you reckon?
salsheikh
Lenny,

I have managed to get hold of the ST rear bumper and plan to fit the ST diffuser on it. The diffuser is a dark grey cvolour but i plan on painting it black - was gonna try carbon fibre effect but gonna stick to black instead.
Also got hold of the front zetec spoiler now and skirts are the only thing missing. like yourself, i just need the time to be able to fit it all. the front spoiler will need trimming as it has lugs which attach to the front bumper? I will try and post some pics later.
also, thanks for the advice Haz.
Lenny
[quote name='salsheikh' timestamp='1334750046' post='178297']
Lenny,

I have managed to get hold of the ST rear bumper and plan to fit the ST diffuser on it. The diffuser is a dark grey cvolour but i plan on painting it black - was gonna try carbon fibre effect but gonna stick to black instead.
Also got hold of the front zetec spoiler now and skirts are the only thing missing. like yourself, i just need the time to be able to fit it all. the front spoiler will need trimming as it has lugs which attach to the front bumper? I will try and post some pics later.
also, thanks for the advice Haz.
[/quote]

Nice one mate,
look foward to the pictures, cant remember seeing any lugs on my front lip, but its up in the attic since june 2011 so i have forgotten exactly how it looks to be honest.
also the zetec s and the st share the same model of side skirts so if your planning to purchase a set on ebay,
it doesnt matter if they came from a st or a zetec s their the same shape.

any plans for us to do a group purchase on a pallet of Tiger seal? :lol:
Stoney871
Can't find sea grey amongst the official focus colour codes but this is what i have if any use at all to you -

Ford FINIS paint codes (All Focus Models) Aerosols (150ml cans)
Ford Finis1311135 – Metropolis blue (a)
Ford Finis 1306174 – Medium harvest gold (a-)
Ford Finis 1313940 – Dark true blue (b-)
Ford Finis 1306569 – Colorado red (c-)
Ford Finis 1307254 – Machine silver (d-)
Ford Finis 1310445 – Radiant red (e-)
Ford Finis 1316236 – Panther black (f-)
Ford Finis 1316242 – Amparo blue (g-)
Ford Finis 1316238 – Jewel green (g-)
Ford Finis 1315722 – State blue (h-)
Ford Finis 1315848 – Aquamarine frost pearl m/s (j-)
Ford Finis 1307252 – Magnum grey (k-)
Ford Finis 1315579 – Smokestone (k2-)
Ford Finis 1315548 – Capri blue (l-)
Ford Finis 1315564 – Pacific green (m-)
Ford Finis 1310444 – Diamond white (n-)
Ford Finis 1306175 – Moondust silver (0-)
Ford Finis 1315718 – Pepper red (p-)
Ford Finis 1316178 – Imperial blue (q-)
Ford Finis 1316285 – Bright blue (r-)
Ford Finis 1315562 – Citrus gold (s-)
Ford Finis 1316349 – Light sapphire blue (t-)
Ford Finis 1324498 – Zinc yellow (v-)
Ford Finis 1307251 – Neptune green (w-)
Ford Finis 1313942 – Blue print (x-)
Note: The letter in brackets is the paint code. The (-) will be a number (year of car) and can be found on your car’s VIN plate.
salsheikh
Lenny, I had a look at the front spoiler again and one of the lugs is loose hence why it looked like it was sticking out, I placed it against the car and its fine.
Just need to get round to painting it and the ST rear bumper and the rear diffuser. Found someone on another Ford forum that does an RS diffuser but is asking for £150! Mine cost £40 off ebay.
I already have a tube of Tigerseal - my bro gave me a tube for free!

Does the diffuser mount anywhere at the bottom as once fixed onto th bumper it appears to be loose but has mounting holes.

I was watching some skirts on ebay but in the last 4 hours the bidding has gone mental! Might go for some fibreglass ones from Poland for £85 delivered.

Stoney, where's my Ocean Blue paint code?
Stoney871
[quote name='salsheikh' timestamp='1334777535' post='178412']
Stoney, where's my Ocean Blue paint code?
[/quote]
Search me.
I'm just quoting from a post I did before and the list was from a member of another club I'm with.
Tcchh, can't please everyone I suppose. :(
salsheikh
ha ha i'm only joking Stoney. i normally go to my local paint place as they supply trade and leave it to them to make the right blend and find the code for me!
alkyz89
hey lenny i will take some pics in a day or so for you.... what i did notice is the diffuser on the silver cars is a dark grey, but the diffuser on the sea grey, blue or black zs is a lighter grey. Hense why i got a silver car as i think the diffuser on the black cars looks cheap and plasticy (personal opinion) lol
i bet you cant wait for the body kit to go on...
Haz93
Lenny

I think it would be best to let the proffesionals paint both sections as using the spray paint will have a different effect to the spay gun.
Maybe you could just take one can, just so they know what colour you want. Just an idea :)
If you need any pics of the bumper mountings I am willing to help out.

Sal

No probs mate, I am glad I could help

Alkyz89

As far as I know the diffusers are all the same colour, it's just when the car colour is lighter ( white or silver) than diffuser this gives the effect that the diffuser is darker than on a coloured car.
jgriff
@salsheikh
whatever you do, do not buy anything off that buyer from Poland. It may look good but is anything but. I got caught like that and bought side skirts and had them a few months before got round to fitting them and they were nothing but rubbish. The fella in bodyshop said you could spend two days tryin to get them to fit and still wouldn't look right. If Im honest save up for a good set as it'll be worth it. I've still got them at home and can't get rid of them
salsheikh
[quote name='jgriff' timestamp='1334818910' post='178472']
@salsheikh
whatever you do, do not buy anything off that buyer from Poland. It may look good but is anything but. I got caught like that and bought side skirts and had them a few months before got round to fitting them and they were nothing but rubbish. The fella in bodyshop said you could spend two days tryin to get them to fit and still wouldn't look right. If Im honest save up for a good set as it'll be worth it. I've still got them at home and can't get rid of them
[/quote]

John, are the ebay sellers carlovingcriminals? if it is then thanks for the heads up.
i will keep an eye out for the genuine ford ones from now on.

Haz, can you post pics of the mounting points from underneath the bumper - i wanna see how the diffuser attaches to the bumper and car.
Lenny
[quote name='salsheikh' timestamp='1334822780' post='178480']
John, are the ebay sellers carlovingcriminals? if it is then thanks for the heads up.
i will keep an eye out for the genuine ford ones from now on.

Haz, can you post pics of the mounting points from underneath the bumper - i wanna see how the diffuser attaches to the bumper and car.
[/quote]
Hi Mate,
Carlovingcriminals are one of the sellers selling the dodgy body kit,
i bought my body kit from Valeautosfordparts all genuine ford parts.
[url="http://myworld.ebay.co.uk/valeautosfordparts"]http://myworld.ebay....eautosfordparts[/url]

also here is some genuine ford front and rear skirts, second hand condition
[url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/150790909684?ru=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%3A80%2Fsch%2Fi.html%3F_from%3DR40%26_trksid%3Dm570.l2736%26_nkw%3D150790909684%26_fvi%3D1&_rdc=1"]http://www.ebay.co.u..._fvi%3D1&_rdc=1[/url]

[url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/150790909684?ru=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%3A80%2Fsch%2Fi.html%3F_from%3DR40%26_trksid%3Dm570.l2736%26_nkw%3D150790909684%26_fvi%3D1&_rdc=1"]http://www.ebay.co.u..._fvi%3D1&_rdc=1[/url]

[quote name='Haz93' timestamp='1334791471' post='178463']
Lenny

I think it would be best to let the professionals paint both sections as using the spray paint will have a different effect to the spay gun.
Maybe you could just take one can, just so they know what colour you want. Just an idea :)
If you need any pics of the bumper mountings I am willing to help out.

Sal

No probs mate, I am glad I could help

Alkyz89

As far as I know the diffusers are all the same colour, it's just when the car colour is lighter ( white or silver) than diffuser this gives the effect that the diffuser is darker than on a coloured car.
[/quote]
Thanks mate,
ill purchase one can of sea grey in hallfords and ask the body shop to match it.

[quote name='alkyz89' timestamp='1334787037' post='178449']
hey lenny i will take some pics in a day or so for you.... what i did notice is the diffuser on the silver cars is a dark grey, but the diffuser on the sea grey, blue or black zs is a lighter grey. Hense why i got a silver car as i think the diffuser on the black cars looks cheap and plasticy (personal opinion) lol
i bet you cant wait for the body kit to go on...
[/quote]

Hi mate,
some more pictures would be brilliant, and yes im looking foward to getting the bits fitted on next month.
going to get the front lip and rear skirt done next month, then the side skirts the month after that.

if you dont have the time to upload them and link them to the forum after you have taken them,
you can just email them to me and i will upload them to the thread for others mate,
and if anyone would like a copy of the fitting instructions from ford i can photocopy mine and post them to you on request, just email me on the address found in the PDF versions of my guides listed below my posts.


[quote name='Stoney871' timestamp='1334780942' post='178430']
Search me.
I'm just quoting from a post I did before and the list was from a member of another club I'm with.
Tcchh, can't please everyone I suppose. :(
[/quote]

Thanks for the list of paint codes mate, apprecieate the time taken to gather them for us B)
salsheikh
Thanks for the links Lenny, all i need for the complete set is the side skirts. will keep an eye out at breakers/ebay etc.

I was thinking if a splitter could be attached to the front skirt? What do you think fella's?
jgriff
Yea that's them mate, stay well clear
Lenny
[quote name='salsheikh' timestamp='1334837442' post='178515']
Thanks for the links Lenny, all i need for the complete set is the side skirts. will keep an eye out at breakers/ebay etc.

I was thinking if a splitter could be attached to the front skirt? What do you think fella's?
[/quote]

A splitter in carbon wrap or Gloss black would liik sweeeet ;)
but if you plan to lower it on 32mm eibahs and fit some 18'' ST alloys with low profile tyres,
then perhaps the lip wouldnt be a good idea mate, i had planned to lower mine on 18'' ST alloys untill i saw this guys focus.

[img]http://i575.photobucket.com/albums/ss192/lennymanwoods/discussions/DSCF0566.jpg[/img]
Lenny
[quote name='jgriff' timestamp='1334853402' post='178584']
Yea that's them mate, stay well clear
[/quote]

Thanks for the clarification mate,
Haz93
Sal

I will get some pics up tomorrow afternoon. I will take some for front and back and sides just incase anyone finds them useful :)

Lenny

I think that's the best thing to do, I'm sure they will be able to get the colours sorted out :)

Lenny
[quote name='Haz93' timestamp='1334875086' post='178657']
Lenny
I think that's the best thing to do, I'm sure they will be able to get the colours sorted out :)
[/quote]

cheers mate,
would be cheaper on me too because halfords are 12euro per can of the stuff, and then id still have to pay labour costs for spraying that section in the body shop :lol:

so 12euro for one can is enough and just pay the body shop for the labour and paint would be cheaper than buying 4 or 5 cans plus labour costs
Stoney871
For colour inspirations take a look at the back end of a Kuga as they have contrasting skirt colours too.
Lenny
[quote name='Stoney871' timestamp='1334878269' post='178664']
For colour inspirations take a look at the back end of a Kuga as they have contrasting skirt colours too.
[/quote]

thanks mate,
the colour the have chosen for the diffuser on the kuga looks good in the darker models but it seems to be brighter than the moondust silver on this model looks like alluminium,
but it goes good with the moondust silver on the kuga it because of the black bumper either side, and i like the duplex exhaust peaking through like hard nipples on a wet T-Shirt ^_^ .... :lol:

[img]http://i575.photobucket.com/albums/ss192/lennymanwoods/discussions/SY61VRT3.jpg[/img]
[img]http://i575.photobucket.com/albums/ss192/lennymanwoods/discussions/mediaCAWVT7Q8_2162112273.jpg[/img]
alkyz89
hey lenny got some pics of me rear for you hahaha sorry had to be done....
[img]http://i1123.photobucket.com/albums/l544/alkyz89/DSC_0462.jpg[/img]
[img]http://i1123.photobucket.com/albums/l544/alkyz89/DSC_0461.jpg[/img]
[img]http://i1123.photobucket.com/albums/l544/alkyz89/DSC_0460.jpg[/img]
if you need any specific views or angles just let me know...
im looking to get the ignition light, scuff plates and a set of mud flaps soon... i was also thinking of getting a new muffler end as the standard zetec s ones make it look like a diesel the way its pointing down. but this could prove awkward with the rear diffuser!!
Lenny
[quote name='alkyz89' timestamp='1334920237' post='178693']
hey lenny got some pics of me rear for you hahaha sorry had to be done....

if you need any specific views or angles just let me know...
im looking to get the ignition light, scuff plates and a set of mud flaps soon... i was also thinking of getting a new muffler end as the standard zetec s ones make it look like a diesel the way its pointing down. but this could prove awkward with the rear diffuser!!
[/quote]

Nice one mate, i love your rear :wub:
looks good, could you go under the car and take some pictures of the panel where it joins to the bumper in the centre,
also european parts stock and sell a lovely stainless steel duplex system, but for the rear box, duplex pipes and stright piece to connect to the cat.
for those 3 items in stainless steel with chrome tips they want 732euro including postage via DHL


and :o theirs nothing wrong with a diesel ;)
salsheikh
i managed to bag some Focus RS Milltek trims to fit on mine, will get these fitted to an aftermarket box, all in due time...might be dropping off the rear bumper, diffuser and front skirt for spraying - price dependant. if its too high then i will give it a go myself.
Lenny
[quote name='salsheikh' timestamp='1334924900' post='178707']
i managed to bag some Focus RS Milltek trims to fit on mine, will get these fitted to an aftermarket box, all in due time...might be dropping off the rear bumper, diffuser and front skirt for spraying - price dependant. if its too high then i will give it a go myself.
[/quote]

good find their mate,
you will be able to fit your whole hand in to those pipes once fitted,
but will look like a full milltek system from the outside because im sure milltek is stamped on the pipe ends.
Haz93
Okay so got down in the dirt to get some underneath pics















Sorry about the mud :S hasn't had a wash in two weeks

Basically it just mounts in exactly the same places as the original bumper, the last two pics show one mounting for the side skirts, they have three screws per side all mount underneath the car

Hope this helps :)
alkyz89
[img]http://i1123.photobucket.com/albums/l544/alkyz89/DSC_0474.jpg[/img]
[img]http://i1123.photobucket.com/albums/l544/alkyz89/DSC_0475.jpg[/img]
[img]http://i1123.photobucket.com/albums/l544/alkyz89/DSC_0478.jpg[/img]
[img]http://i1123.photobucket.com/albums/l544/alkyz89/DSC_0479.jpg[/img]
[img]http://i1123.photobucket.com/albums/l544/alkyz89/DSC_0480.jpg[/img]
[img]http://i1123.photobucket.com/albums/l544/alkyz89/DSC_0476.jpg[/img]
on the last pic it looks as though they have used abit of silicone to join the two parts?? its hard to work out from under the car... im hoping this makes more sense to you lenny??
Stoney871
[quote name='Lenny' timestamp='1334903970' post='178673']
and i like the duplex exhaust peaking through like hard nipples on a wet T-Shirt ^_^ .... :lol:
[/quote]

I'm getting very worried about you <_<
I think you're spending too much time around cars. :P
Lenny
[quote name='Haz93' timestamp='1334932848' post='178727']
Okay so got down in the dirt to get some underneath pics
Sorry about the mud :S hasn't had a wash in two weeks
Basically it just mounts in exactly the same places as the original bumper, the last two pics show one mounting for the side skirts, they have three screws per side all mount underneath the car

Hope this helps :)
[/quote]
Hi mate,
thanks for taking the pictures and dont worry about the mud :) i didnt get any fitting instructions with the side skirts just the front and rear parts came with fitting instructions, so its good to know that they are supported by three screws under neath the car aswell as the pop in clips along the side of the body and some tiger seal. i have printed these pictures for future reference :D

[quote name='alkyz89' timestamp='1334935218' post='178735']
on the last pic it looks as though they have used abit of silicone to join the two parts?? its hard to work out from under the car... im hoping this makes more sense to you lenny??
[/quote]
Thanks for all of the pictures mate,
i have printed all of them to A4 size so i can study them in further detail, and it looks like they used some body kit glue to hold it on along with the rivets, the fitting guide also recommends to use some body kit glue from ford but it costs over 70 so im going with grey tiger seal would be just as good as the ford stuff
im really happy with the information and support im recieveing from all of you regarding this modification and really looking foward to the first week of next month when the ball starts rolling on this.

[quote name='Stoney871' timestamp='1334942160' post='178763']
I'm getting very worried about you <_<
I think you're spending too much time around cars. :P
[/quote]

Hi clive,
sorry to cause concern mate :lol:
im getting overly excited about getting the kit fitted, its been on my list of things to do for a hell of a long time now,
and its finally going to happen so im really excited lol its like waiting for santa to arrive,
because i know what im going to get but i dont know how good its actually going to be :lol: depends on the body shop,
but he made a good job on the rear spoiler and he's 54 years old been spraying since he left school so should be ok,
just cant wait to look out the window and see a moondust silver zetec s parked in the drive.

the zetec s is not available from the ford garage over here,
only available in the uk and some have imported them to ireland but ive only ever saw one Zs focus in ireland and it had northern reg plates on it, so mine will stand out from the crowed a bit.
Lenny
Update:

went to my local Halfords store today and to my surprise they didnt have any cans of Ford Metallic Sea Grey in stock or any sign of an empty space where it would be coming in neither,

so i picked up a can of Ford Metallic Moondust Silver to represent my focus, and then picked up other cans of grey and put them next to each other until i found the correct contrast i was looking for,

so i initally was going to purchase some Ford Metallic Graphite Grey but it seemed to be a little too dark for the diffuser section,
see sample below

[img]http://i575.photobucket.com/albums/ss192/lennymanwoods/discussions/113452680.jpg[/img]
[img]http://i575.photobucket.com/albums/ss192/lennymanwoods/discussions/898b-car-ford-mondeo-2.jpg[/img]

so instead i Purchased a can of Peugeot Metalic Graphite Grey which is a slightly brighter shade and i think it looks good when next to the metallic moondust silver on the rear diffuser.
See Images of Paint colour Below:

[img]http://i575.photobucket.com/albums/ss192/lennymanwoods/discussions/peugeot-407-saloon-diesel_2154891.jpg[/img]
[img]http://i575.photobucket.com/albums/ss192/lennymanwoods/discussions/4072020LAGUNA20008.jpg[/img]

unfortunitly they didnt have any tiger seal or anything at all for fitting body kit panels :(
i asked the girl for some body kit adhesive or similar and she handed me a tube of two part glue 9euro for a 50ml tube :lol:
how many of those would i need to fit the side skirts?
so ill be purchasing the tiger seal from ebay
Stoney871
Good effort mate.
Another thing that will stick well is windscreen sealant.
Lenny
[quote name='Stoney871' timestamp='1335033159' post='178922']
Good effort mate.
Another thing that will stick well is windscreen sealant.
[/quote]

Cheers mate,
salsheikh
dropped my front skirt and rear bumper off to the painters today. will collect it next week. gonna paint the rear difsuser myself - gloss black. hoping to fit it all at some point soon!
Preee
Another thing you might be able to try is Mirror adhesive , i stuck a 2m x 2.5m glass mirror in my bathroom , 2 years ago and it's not moved thank fully , i remember when reading it , it said it bonds to wood , plaster , plastic , metal. it cost £10 per cartridge.
Lenny
[quote name='salsheikh' timestamp='1335036380' post='178934']
dropped my front skirt and rear bumper off to the painters today. will collect it next week. gonna paint the rear difsuser myself - gloss black. hoping to fit it all at some point soon!
[/quote]

Nice one mate,
will you fit them yourself or get the body shop to do it? and any idea on how much its going to cost for the spraying in the body shop?
Lenny
[quote name='Stoney871' timestamp='1335033159' post='178922']
Another thing that will stick well is windscreen sealant.
[/quote]
[quote name='Preee' timestamp='1335036578' post='178935']
Another thing you might be able to try is Mirror adhesive , i stuck a 2m x 2.5m glass mirror in my bathroom , 2 years ago and it's not moved thank fully , i remember when reading it , it said it bonds to wood , plaster , plastic , metal. it cost £10 per cartridge.
[/quote]

Thanks for the tips guys,
im going to use this stuff to fit the front lip, rear skirt and side skirts, along with the rivets and screws etc.
[url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/U-pol-Tiger-Seal-Pu-Adhesive-Sealant-310ml-Grey-x-2-/180693179036?pt=UK_Body_Shop_Supplies_Paint&hash=item2a12271a9c"]http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/U-pol-Tiger-Seal-Pu-Adhesive-Sealant-310ml-Grey-x-2-/180693179036?pt=UK_Body_Shop_Supplies_Paint&hash=item2a12271a9c[/url]
salsheikh
gonna fit the bits myself. the front skirt is bonded on - tiger seal
the rear bumper and diffuser will be put together and then bolted on.
another product that you can use is "stick like sh*t" which you can buy from screwfix. it works in the wet too and and what it says on the tube!
Lenny
[quote name='salsheikh' timestamp='1335038488' post='178945']
gonna fit the bits myself. the front skirt is bonded on - tiger seal
the rear bumper and diffuser will be put together and then bolted on.
another product that you can use is "stick like sh*t" which you can buy from screwfix. it works in the wet too and and what it says on the tube!
[/quote]

we dont have screwfix over here mate,
so im going to import some grey Tiger Seal

i also spotted this rubber lip on ebay looks good, think ill purchase a strip and try it out on the front lip once fitted as it may prevent any scuffs from appearing around the bottom of it
[url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/220842014430?ru=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%3A80%2Fsch%2Fi.html%3F_from%3DR40%26_trksid%3Dm570.l1313%26_nkw%3D220842014430%26_sacat%3DSee-All-Categories%26_fvi%3D1&_rdc=1"]http://www.ebay.co.u..._fvi%3D1&_rdc=1[/url]

they also have a fitting guide here:
[url="https://docs.google.com/present/view?id=0AU2dMeR-_u4NZGQ1d244eHFfODFnM3o5cnFkcg&hl=en_US&pli=1"]https://docs.google....&hl=en_US&pli=1[/url]

looks good and comes with pre-Drilled holes on it for easy fitting.

they have also sucked me in with the catchy tune and advertising lmao

[url="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6dHvxwPgAFQ&feature=player_embedded"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6dHvxwPgAFQ&feature=player_embedded[/url]
Bigdaddycain
Hi Lenny, it'll be good to see all the new gear fitted! B)

Given your skills though mate, i'm surprised you aren't having a go at painting the bits yourself...

I only use my local (excellent) bodyshop for main panel work nowadays, i do a fair amount of home painting these days it seems, i've done quite a few sets of wheels for mates with good old rattle cans in my shed B)

Colour coded the alloys On my Ford Freda last year...

[IMG]http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c97/joannelf/DSC00303-2.jpg[/IMG]

[IMG]http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c97/joannelf/DSC00310.jpg[/IMG]

The pull out awning on my mate's Freda...

[IMG]http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c97/joannelf/DSC00156-6.jpg[/IMG]

Various sets of alloys...

[IMG]http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c97/joannelf/DSC00212-1.jpg[/IMG]

[IMG]http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c97/joannelf/DSC01514.jpg[/IMG]

[IMG]http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c97/joannelf/DSC01253.jpg[/IMG]

And even my bike! :D (from a dubious red/white colour scheme to good old Ford Sea grey with rainbow metalflake) :P

[IMG]http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c97/joannelf/DSC00168-5.jpg[/IMG]

[IMG]http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c97/joannelf/DSC00276-2.jpg[/IMG]
Lenny
[quote name='Bigdaddycain' timestamp='1335112022' post='179040']
Hi Lenny, it'll be good to see all the new gear fitted! B)

Given your skills though mate, i'm surprised you aren't having a go at painting the bits yourself...

I only use my local (excellent) bodyshop for main panel work nowadays, i do a fair amount of home painting these days it seems, i've done quite a few sets of wheels for mates with good old rattle cans in my shed B)

Colour coded the alloys On my Ford Freda last year...

[img]http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c97/joannelf/DSC00303-2.jpg[/img]

[img]http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c97/joannelf/DSC00310.jpg[/img]

[/quote]

Man I’d love to be your next door neighbour, all the beautiful kit you have and the modifications even your mountain bike is modified mate,
I’d be out waxing your cars every Saturday for you, just so as I could see what mods your doing next lol [img]http://www.focusowners-social.com/forum/images/smilies/bravo.gif[/img]

thanks for the comments and vote of confidence in me too mate I’m really looking forward to seeing it fitted its been talked about for ages but finally happening, and I’m crap at spraying I haven’t got the patience to do it, the only thing I’ve ever sprayed was my rear view mirror in the focus plus I’ve got two little girls aged 4 and 6 who are in to everything so a wet painted panel from the car would be a disaster when they decide to play football in the garden lol
the easy option is to get the body shop guy to do it, plus he done my st spoiler when i bought the car and he made an excellent job of it and charged me mates rate, because a mate recommended i go to him,
he isn’t my local body shop he is 130km away from where I live but he’s top man with a sprayer.
Bigdaddycain
Hey Lenny thanks for the comments mate! My neighbours might disagree with you though mate... There's no other car fella's down my street i'm afraid :huh:

I'm a bit of a pain actually, as once i get an idea in my head, i'll sit there for weeks till i either break it, or solve it, or chuck it!

Would now be a good time to reveal the hours i spent flush fitting an LED into each brake block of my bike, with an actuation sensor so the brake blocks glowed when i pressed the brakes?

[IMG]http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c97/joannelf/DSC00289-1.jpg[/IMG]

Yep! Sometimes i have TOO much times on my hands mate! :D :D :D

I'm well in with my bodyshop guy too, he's taught me a lot down the years, and he's a great fella for bouncing ideas back and forth... He always listens, and contemplates any problems i may encounter, and to be honest, if i fetch him a "50 quid job" half the time he doesn't charge me and jokes to "remember him at christmas" (hic) :P

I know what you mean about having "liccle un's" knocking about after painting though... I've only just last year treated myself to a home built monster shed, designed primarily for little painting jobs here or there, it's my new home from home! B)

I can't wait to see your motor when all the new bits are on... It'll make such a difference to an already really smart car.


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