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Paddy H
Just fitted my ST upper grill to my Zetec S, very happy with it at the minute.

[img]http://i1265.photobucket.com/albums/jj516/Stokey90/My%20Zetec%20S/zetecfront.jpg[/img]

[img]http://i1265.photobucket.com/albums/jj516/Stokey90/My%20Zetec%20S/stfront.jpg[/img]

[img]http://i1265.photobucket.com/albums/jj516/Stokey90/My%20Zetec%20S/zetecgrill.jpg[/img]

[img]http://i1265.photobucket.com/albums/jj516/Stokey90/My%20Zetec%20S/stgrill.jpg[/img]

I debated writing a guide as soon as you lift the bonnet its simple, couple screws and a screw in lock mechanism and it push's out. Im not at all competent on this sort of stuff but did it easy.

However i did managed to break my key-fob whilst testing it after... put of WD40 on the latch's and it was alot better 20minutes after.

Next month will be pretty busy as i have already purchased a few things:

Genuine Focus Mats - Just fitted
Overlays - Fitted
Rear Windows Tint - Booked
Scuff Plates
Mudflaps
MTech H7 12v 55w Cosmos Bulbs
Ford Focus Zetec "S" badge (for front grill possibly)
Respray Chrome Lip.
Fit DRL + Spray Fog Surround... Possibly.


Most of the above has been purchased / ready to be purchased. So it will be a nice transform for my Zetec next month. Im looking forward to it i must say.
Stoney871
Looks far better with that grille i think.
salsheikh
i like it Patrick, I wonder if you can get a matching honeycombe lower gril?
Lenny
Looks great,
makes a big difference to the front, and looking at your lower grill mate, i really cant wait to purchase mine next month,
and ill be fitting the upper grill that you have just removed today lol

you got a good deal on the ST upper grill too mate i purchased my Zs upper grill second hand for £45.
Paddy H
[quote name='Stoney871' timestamp='1340820659' post='189466']
Looks far better with that grille i think.
[/quote]

I agree, i was thinking whether it wouldn't really suit or not as iv only ever seen it on an ST and that has full kit etc.. Im happy.

[quote name='salsheikh' timestamp='1340823504' post='189478']
i like it Patrick, I wonder if you can get a matching honeycombe lower gril?
[/quote]

Cheers I'm working on it, I'm keeping my eye out, i thought the ST grill was the same but Lenny pointed out it wasn't so i will definitely look for some sort of replacement or something that match.

[quote name='Lenny' timestamp='1340823902' post='189481']
Looks great,
makes a big difference to the front, and looking at your lower grill mate, i really cant wait to purchase mine next month,
and ill be fitting the upper grill that you have just removed today lol

you got a good deal on the ST upper grill too mate i purchased my Zs upper grill second hand for £45.
[/quote]

Thanks Lenny, a massive thanks actually for linking me up, if you wouldn't have sent it me id have purchased the £70 one next month. Pleased with my outcome, Il have sell my Zetec S one now. Know any sort of adjustment i can do to give the bottom grill the honeycomb effect? I know you can buy the honeycomb wire and cut it down but I'm just curious if theres any grills/kits out there that fit already that rant the Zetec S and the chrome surrounding one.

I am actually thinking of getting hold of a lower grille... cutting the honeycomb out, then cutting the lines from mine and somehow sticking no that.

It just sounds hassle and could be messy and i don't do cheap looks.
Lenny
[quote name='Paddy H' timestamp='1340824278' post='189483']
Thanks Lenny, a massive thanks actually for linking me up, if you wouldn't have sent it me id have purchased the £70 one next month. Pleased with my outcome, Il have sell my Zetec S one now. Know any sort of adjustment i can do to give the bottom grill the honeycomb effect? I know you can buy the honeycomb wire and cut it down but I'm just curious if theres any grills/kits out there that fit already that rant the Zetec S and the chrome surrounding one.

I am actually thinking of getting hold of a lower grille... cutting the honeycomb out, then cutting the lines from mine and somehow sticking no that.

It just sounds hassle and could be messy and i don't do cheap looks.
[/quote]

no problem mate, [url="http://focusowners-social.com/forum/posting.php?mode=smilies&f=10#"][img]http://focusowners-social.com/forum/images/smilies/hatoff.gif[/img][/url]
if i was you, id fit the st front bumper and lower grill,
you already have the st side skirts and rear spoiler, and the only way to get the grills to match is to fit the st lower grill too by fitting the st bumper, because their is no other grill out their to fit the mk2.5 space. and if you had planned to purchase and fit a Zs front splitter then the st bumper is i think £40 cheaper then the Zs front lip.

so lets see what it would cost then:
if you were to purchase them in brand new condition

ST front bumper Primed ready for paint,
[url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Ford-Focus-ST-08-onward-Genuine-NEW-Front-Bumper-Primed-/110506360558?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item19bab13eee"]http://www.ebay.co.u...=item19bab13eee[/url]
ST front Lower Grill,
[url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Ford-Focus-ST-08-on-Genuine-NEW-Lower-Bumper-Grille-/380450331069?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item58949b59bd"]http://www.ebay.co.u...=item58949b59bd[/url]

Body Shop spray and fill of jet ports estimated around £70-£100

Cost of Parts, Postage & Body Shop: £354.74
Minus Resale Value of existing Parts fitted to the car: £180.00

Total Modification Cost: £174.74 for an ST replica minus the rear bumper.

OR

Purchase the bumper pre owned with grill
[url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ford-focus-st-front-bumper-09-plate-/320926467928?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item4ab8b54758"]http://www.ebay.co.u...=item4ab8b54758[/url]

Body Shop around £100-£120 to prime and spray instead of just spraying also fill over the headlight jet ports.
minus the sale of your original items this option would cost you around £50

now you may ask, ''why didnt you make your focus an ST replica instead of a Zs''
and the reason i didnt was because the st front bumper was £400 from ford last year when i was buying the Zs kit but now the ST bumper is cheaper than the Zs front lip.
salsheikh
Lenny, how the hell do you find these items !
Lenny
[quote name='salsheikh' timestamp='1340831797' post='189515']
Lenny, how the hell do you find these items !
[/quote]

:lol: you may think its cool but try being me lol in always buying stuff,
but its great the price of parts keeps dropping, we will all be driving ST replicas :wub:
Marcr1
Liking that a lot mate!
Paddy H
[u][b][size=5]Lenny[/size][/b][/u]

You are a dangerous friend! Ha. Your advice and idea's are always spot on and i don't think my bank likes you. I am highly considering going for the whole ST look now. I suppose i won't be able afford the ST bumper till August so i should leave my DRL's till then? Also if i change it to an ST replica.

I do admit its the front that mainly makes me car look standard especially since the previous owner took off the Zetec S lip.

Ah all these idea's i get thrown at me. Its great how ST parts are now considerably cheaper. However, i will not colour the back diffuser the same as my car like most ST's as i think this is a big characteristic that stands out from the blue.

Did you say i can get bulbs to for the front where they look clear when off then orange when indicated and such? I think they're called Silva-tec am i correct?


[quote name='Marcr1' timestamp='1340833184' post='189524']
Liking that a lot mate!
[/quote]

Same mate, was if'n and are'n but um happy and i think even this small mod makes the car so much better.
Lenny
[quote name='Paddy H' timestamp='1340868309' post='189554']
[u][b][size=5]Lenny[/size][/b][/u]

You are a dangerous friend! Ha. Your advice and idea's are always spot on and i don't think my bank likes you. I am highly considering going for the whole ST look now. I suppose i won't be able afford the ST bumper till August so i should leave my DRL's till then? Also if i change it to an ST replica.

I do admit its the front that mainly makes me car look standard especially since the previous owner took off the Zetec S lip.
Ah all these idea's i get thrown at me. Its great how ST parts are now considerably cheaper. However, i will not colour the back diffuser the same as my car like most ST's as i think this is a big characteristic that stands out from the blue.

Did you say i can get bulbs to for the front where they look clear when off then orange when indicated and such? I think they're called Silva-tec am i correct?

[/quote]

lol No Bank likes me mate, but im sure ford and E-bay love me, :P
if you havent already purchased the drl's, id leave them and fit a set of white leds to the side vents on the fog lights in the ST bumper just like the other guy with the white st on here has done.
and your rear diffuser looks goot in dark gray next to the blue, i got mine sprayed peugeot graphite gray to go with the silver, and i eventually plan to fit an Bastuck Oval duplex exhaust by febuary 2013 one Stainless oval tip on either side of the rear diffuser fin.

regarding the silva-tec bulbs,
it is possible to change the wing mirror bulbs and rear bulbs to silver that shine yellow but the front headlight indicator units are clear bulbs with a yellow lens so these can not be changed, i would like yo purchase a ford headlight in the same design formaiton as the existing ones but with a clear indicator lens, but sadly this is not currently an option on the market.

[b]so here are the bulbs, [/b]

[b]Wing Mirror:[/b]
[url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2-X-501-CHROME-SIDELIGHT-OR-NUMBER-PLATE-CAPLESS-BULBS-5W-silvatec-/320923262285?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item4ab8845d4d"]http://www.ebay.co.u...=item4ab8845d4d[/url]

[b]Rear Indicator:[/b]
[url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ULTRA-SILVATEC-BU581S-CHROME-OFFSET-PIN-INDICATOR-BULBS-PAIR-NEW-/261034344242?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item3cc6dbff32"]http://www.ebay.co.u...=item3cc6dbff32[/url]

and wear some latex gloves when handling/fitting these bulbs because finger prints can tarnish the silver coated finish on the bulbs resulting in the spread of light becoming impaired :)
liameen
Front upper ST grill looks sweet!! I am tempted!!!

I see from your "do-to" list window tinting is on the agenda - great mod mate!!

Got the rear door and tailgate tinted on mine. Medium tint on tailgate and light tint on rear doors. The difference it made to the car was amazing. Made it look like a premium and exclusive model straight away.
.Ryan
Looks awesome paddy, I will be popping to Ford tomorrow to place an order for one of these! Do you have the part number mate?
Lenny
[quote name='Rh1no' timestamp='1341269128' post='190593']
Looks awesome paddy, I will be popping to Ford tomorrow to place an order for one of these! Do you have the part number mate?
[/quote]

the part number for the ST upper Grill is Finis:1538478
Cost: £27.00
but you can buy it from ford on ebay to save you the trip: [url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Ford-Focus-ST-08-on-Genuine-NEW-Upper-Rad-Bumper-Grille-/110905544934?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item19d27c50e6"]http://www.ebay.co.u...=item19d27c50e6[/url]
I bought all my Genuine Ford parts from Vale autos ford parts on ebay they are a genuine ford dealership and may be cheaper than purchasing from your local dealer too.
Paddy H
Thanks Liam, I'm debating how dark i want the sections and whether to tint them all same.

[quote name='Rh1no' timestamp='1341269128' post='190593']
Looks awesome paddy, I will be popping to Ford tomorrow to place an order for one of these! Do you have the part number mate?
[/quote]

Rh1no, that link Lenny has supplied is definitely a good option, it came within 2 days and is actually official part. If you need any help when fitting it drop me a message. It is pretty much easy tho if I'm honest, really self explanatory.
.Ryan
Cheers boys, ordered ;)
Lenny
[quote name='Rh1no' timestamp='1341310523' post='190636']
Cheers boys, ordered ;)
[/quote]

Im starting to feel that im one step behind you guys lol
ive just purchased the grill that you guys are removing [url="http://focusowners-social.com/forum/posting.php?mode=smilies&f=10#"][img]http://focusowners-social.com/forum/images/smilies/didimiss.gif[/img][/url]

tomorrow i will purchase the ZS lower grill and a set of these light brows to finish the front end
[url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/140684531554?ru=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fsch%2Fi.html%3F_sacat%3D0%26_nkw%3D140684531554%26_rdc%3D1"]http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/140684531554?ru=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fsch%2Fi.html%3F_sacat%3D0%26_nkw%3D140684531554%26_rdc%3D1[/url]
followed by the gloss black painting of the grills& fog surrounds next month and colour codeing of the brows.
maybe spray the chrome bonnet lip gloss black too
Paddy H
[quote name='Lenny' timestamp='1341340579' post='190759']
Im starting to feel that im one step behind you guys lol
ive just purchased the grill that you guys are removing [url="http://focusowners-social.com/forum/posting.php?mode=smilies&f=10#"][img]http://focusowners-social.com/forum/images/smilies/didimiss.gif[/img][/url]

tomorrow i will purchase the ZS lower grill and a set of these light brows to finish the front end
[url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/140684531554?ru=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fsch%2Fi.html%3F_sacat%3D0%26_nkw%3D140684531554%26_rdc%3D1"]http://www.ebay.co.u...1554%26_rdc%3D1[/url]
followed by the gloss black painting of the grills& fog surrounds next month and colour codeing of the brows.
maybe spray the chrome bonnet lip gloss black too
[/quote]

Now your showing off Lenny! Ha. Ive had them brows in my eBay basket for a month now i was really unsure wether to buy them. Il wait see how they look on your focus. I do kinda wish i gloss blacked my grill now before putting it on, but i think il get the initial look first then do the odd bit spraying.

Did say your going to spray the chrome lip black? :blink: wow Lenny i thought you loved your chrome ^_^ . Nice choice though, for my colour car i think chrome looks tatty and too standard.
Haz93
Hi guys,
The st grill looks really good, may have to order one myself :)

Lenny, I thought the grill that the st one replaces was standard on all mk2.5 foci??

Might buy the st lower grill too and cut it to fit the normal bumper at some point :S
Lenny
[quote name='Paddy H' timestamp='1341395559' post='190920']
Now your showing off Lenny! Ha. Ive had them brows in my eBay basket for a month now i was really unsure wether to buy them. Il wait see how they look on your focus. I do kinda wish i gloss blacked my grill now before putting it on, but i think il get the initial look first then do the odd bit spraying.

Did say your going to spray the chrome lip black? :blink: wow Lenny i thought you loved your chrome ^_^ . Nice choice though, for my colour car i think chrome looks tatty and too standard.
[/quote]

Hi mate lol,
i like chrome but im not in love with it, and since the titanium lower grill will be replaced with the zetec s one the only chrome that will be left is the rings on the fog light housings,
and ive had a long thought about the chrome lip and i dont think gloss black would suit the flow of the car since the light brows will bring the bonnet lower and give the car a more aggressive appearance i think the chrome strip would be best colour coded to carry the flow line of the brows from left to right across the front of the car. rather than spraying it gloss black making the grill look bigger.
Lenny
[quote name='Haz93' timestamp='1341397319' post='190927']
Lenny, I thought the grill that the st one replaces was standard on all mk2.5 foci??
[/quote]

Their are three types of upper grill on the mk2.5

i currently have the stock one fitted, that is the one that comes fitted to the style, zetec, titanium, and ghia
see here:
[url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/FORD-FOCUS-ESTATE-2008-2011-Front-Grille-Not-Zetec-Models-/140778581034?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item20c70eac2a"]http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/FORD-FOCUS-ESTATE-2008-2011-Front-Grille-Not-Zetec-Models-/140778581034?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item20c70eac2a[/url]

the grill you have is specific to the zetec s covers more of the bumper at the bottom of the grill and sticks out a bit further than the first one and looks like this here:
[url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2009-FORD-FOCUS-S-MK3-FRONT-GRILL-AND-BADGE-/270971006343?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item3f17216d87"]http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2009-FORD-FOCUS-S-MK3-FRONT-GRILL-AND-BADGE-/270971006343?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item3f17216d87[/url]

and finally the third one is the st upper grill see here:
[url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2009-FORD-FOCUS-ST-MK3-FRONT-GRILL-/280874124456?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item41656704a8"]http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2009-FORD-FOCUS-ST-MK3-FRONT-GRILL-/280874124456?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item41656704a8[/url]
Lenny
[quote name='Paddy H' timestamp='1341395559' post='190920']
Ive had them brows in my eBay basket for a month now i was really unsure wether to buy them. Il wait see how they look on your focus.
[/quote]

Guten Tag Ive just purchased a set mate, i got them on a best offer bid of £18.00 but the Postage from Germany via DHL is £24.12 so all in they cost £42.12 but ive translated the description on them and they come supplied with 3M adhesive and some additional glue to fit them and are already primed ready for painting, plus i reckon they are the best looking light brows on the market for the mk2.5 but just thought id let others know about the pricey postage that isint that noticeable prior to purchase.
ill upload some pictures of them in primer finish sitting on the headlights when they arrive
.Ryan
Pics when fitted Lenny :)
Lenny
[quote name='Rh1no' timestamp='1341429601' post='191067']
Pics when fitted Lenny :)
[/quote]

of course,
i will create a thread entitled focus mk2.5 headlight brows,
once they arrive and i will post some pictures of them fitted in primer grey and then again next month when the have been colour coded and properly fitted to the car.
Paul Zetec-S
Every time I read this thread I feel compelled to start modding my car lol
Paddy H
[quote name='Paul Zetec-S' timestamp='1341440566' post='191127']
Every time I read this thread I feel compelled to start modding my car lol
[/quote]

I always said i wouldn't 'Mod' my car, i class it as 'Styling' and making it less factory standard ha.
.Ryan
Yea, the term "Mod" makes us car enthusiasts seem like Max Power readers :/
Paul Zetec-S
I think mod was the wrong word lol. I see it more tinkering and improving
Stoney871
I see it as refining.
If it was a Vauxhall(spit) it would be classed as polishing a t#rd. :P
Paddy H
[b]So iv been a little busy and didn't have chance do what i wanted on my car. But i did manage get the odd things done here is [color=#ffa500][u]what i got done[/u][/color]:[/b]

MTech 55w Bulbs
Rear Silva-tec bulbs
Windows tinted! :wub:
And I got my new keyring!

[color=#ffa500][b][u]Whats next?[/u][/b][/color]

Colour code or black the bonnet moulding strip (chrome piece)
Fit the side indicator clear bulbs
Buy some sort of brows
Buy sidelights which i haven't yet, any idea's? match my mtech 55's? Im very happy with these at minute.

[img]http://i1265.photobucket.com/albums/jj516/Stokey90/My%20Zetec%20S/tint1.jpg[/img]

[img]http://i1265.photobucket.com/albums/jj516/Stokey90/My%20Zetec%20S/tint2.jpg[/img]

[img]http://i1265.photobucket.com/albums/jj516/Stokey90/My%20Zetec%20S/tintbigbefore.jpg[/img][img]http://i1265.photobucket.com/albums/jj516/Stokey90/My%20Zetec%20S/tintbig.jpg[/img]

[img]http://i1265.photobucket.com/albums/jj516/Stokey90/My%20Zetec%20S/clusterbefore.jpg[/img]

[img]http://i1265.photobucket.com/albums/jj516/Stokey90/My%20Zetec%20S/clusterafter.jpg[/img]

[img]http://i1265.photobucket.com/albums/jj516/Stokey90/My%20Zetec%20S/mtec.jpg[/img]

[img]http://i1265.photobucket.com/albums/jj516/Stokey90/My%20Zetec%20S/keyring.jpg[/img]

[size=5][u][b]I apologise for the poor selection of images, i will however take my car tomorrow for a proper few good pictures, and even the lights at their full potential.[/b][/u][/size]
.Ryan
Looking good mate, tints are a great shout too.

I'd lose the badges at the rear! :)
Paddy H
I am debating it. What does everyone else think? Il probably do this near the end when iv fired the number plate bulbs, second rear reverse light and other bits.
Tint works well I'm happy.
focus zetec s black
looking good mate would be well pleased so far
TDCiST
Looks good buddy!
gc88
First thing I did was de badge! Easiest and best thing I did!

Loving how it looks! It's such a good shade of blue too!

I eagerly await night shots..!
.Ryan
Yea, night shots night shots!!!
Paddy H
I don't know how well my iPhone will cope but i guess i might venture out and try do the night shots.
.Ryan
Your new sig pic is awesome!!! They the Mtec's 55w?!?!
Paddy H
[quote name='Rh1no' timestamp='1341628041' post='191781']
Your new sig pic is awesome!!! They the Mtec's 55w?!?!
[/quote]

Yeah the nights shots were epic fail, My camera didn't cope well at all with the resolution too well and when i went to take a picture of the lights it was too bright but the night / area wasn't dark enough to show them off at distance... If that makes sense?

One thing i will say about these MTech 55's, when sitting behind them in the driving seat or looking next to them they don't look like they light up anything more than the floor in front of you if that makes sense, BUT when your driving any theres no other car in front,m you can see the reflection on road signs / direction signs pretty damn far. They are bright.

While I'm here guys, What setting should my lights be on? As in main beam what number should they be adjusted on?

[img]http://i1265.photobucket.com/albums/jj516/Stokey90/My%20Zetec%20S/night3.jpg[/img]


[img]http://i1265.photobucket.com/albums/jj516/Stokey90/My%20Zetec%20S/night2.jpg[/img]


[img]http://i1265.photobucket.com/albums/jj516/Stokey90/My%20Zetec%20S/night4.jpg[/img]

[img]http://i1265.photobucket.com/albums/jj516/Stokey90/My%20Zetec%20S/night1.jpg[/img]


I have my number plate / side indicator and cree bulbs coming this month / next. Its slowly getting there... Slowly
gc88
Fit.

Asin what number on the dial next to tr indicator?

I think 0, depends on how much weight you have in the back! its all written in the manual!
Paddy H
[quote name='gc88' timestamp='1341649066' post='191799']
Fit.

Asin what number on the dial next to tr indicator?

I think 0, depends on how much weight you have in the back! its all written in the manual!
[/quote]

Yeah the dial, because i let my nephew on my knee and pretend to drive as you do however he started playing with everything...so i launched him out. But i think my lights could well be set wrong as in the dial.

Il try look in bit.
Lenny
[quote name='Paddy H' timestamp='1341649353' post='191800']
Yeah the dial, because i let my nephew on my knee and pretend to drive as you do however he started playing with everything...so i launched him out. But i think my lights could well be set wrong as in the dial.

Il try look in bit.
[/quote]

the car looks excellent mate,
you will need to get your headlights aligned after fitting new bulbs but if you have more bulbs on the way to fit in to the headlight, your better to wait until you fit them then bring the car to your local garage or tyre fitting place for headlight alignment, this will see your bulbs put to their optimim use and facing in the right directions.
.Ryan
[quote name='Paddy H' timestamp='1341648885' post='191797']
One thing i will say about these MTech 55's, when sitting behind them in the driving seat or looking next to them they don't look like they light up anything more than the floor in front of you if that makes sense, BUT when your driving any theres no other car in front,m you can see the reflection on road signs / direction signs pretty damn far. They are bright.[/quote]

I found this with the MTech's, your not alone (got my 55w coming next week).

[quote name='Lenny' timestamp='1341651843' post='191804']
you will need to get your headlights aligned after fitting new bulbs but if you have more bulbs on the way to fit in to the headlight, your better to wait until you fit them then bring the car to your local garage or tyre fitting place for headlight alignment, this will see your bulbs put to their optimim use and facing in the right directions.
[/quote]

Do places like Kwik Fit do this kind of thing? Can't see it on their website, and out of interest how do they do it?
Paddy H
I definitely feel they're not at correct position now so il do that when i get the underneath of my car looked at..... Yes today is a VERY sad day for me, After kindly and swiftly pulling over out of the road for this ambulance i went over a bump just over a brow. My car made a scrape sound and my heart stopped. I got out and looked under and theres some sort of plastic hanging off. Im not sure where its come from but its hanging. doesn't look like massive drama's and drove fine, however this piece of plastic which connects onto a bit from behind the bonnet is now lose.

So not only will i be going the garage for my headlights il be getting this looked at. :(

Small bit of good news, my scuff plates came today, look nice...


[img]http://i1265.photobucket.com/albums/jj516/Stokey90/My%20Zetec%20S/scuff_before.jpg[/img]
[img]http://i1265.photobucket.com/albums/jj516/Stokey90/My%20Zetec%20S/scuff_after.jpg[/img]
[img]http://i1265.photobucket.com/albums/jj516/Stokey90/My%20Zetec%20S/scuffrear.jpg[/img]
alkyz89
what happend to the rear one?? i found the rear ones dont match the curve to well either... but tryed to make sure that the crease in the sill and the plates lined up...
looking good
.Ryan
Liking them alot mate, you got any links for the seller?
Paddy H
[quote name='alkyz89' timestamp='1341676083' post='191869']
what happend to the rear one?? i found the rear ones dont match the curve to well either... but tryed to make sure that the crease in the sill and the plates lined up...
looking good
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I had to get your topic up on my phone because i thought i was being a retard, and when i was lining it up it kept scratching my the car so i got angry. I lowered them more so they are close to door hinge, The picture isn't doing any justice for you but i i lined it up best i could then was like arh just press down. They rant completely straight the back but you can hardly notice when in car and looking. If i push with lots of pressure you can hear it clicking.. But no biggie, they look good.

Heres the link Rh1no, Alky passed it on to me...

[url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/221042697028?ssPageName=STRK:ME…"]http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/221042697028?ssPageName=STRK:ME…[/url]

Extremely easy fit, but hard to line and match up rear.
Lenny
[quote name='Rh1no' timestamp='1341670549' post='191846']
Do places like Kwik Fit do this kind of thing? Can't see it on their website, and out of interest how do they do it?
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im pretty sure they do mate,
they have a trolley like you would see in a hospital holding a drip bag,
but this one has measurements printed on it and a T bar for them to put the bar across the front of the car,
then set the bar to the measured level.

following this they set your headlight level wheel to zero,
open the bonnet and adjust the headlight level on each unit to shine on to the cross bar,
the machine will measure the level of light from each headlight so they know when the bulbs are aligned to their optimum beam at the correct level and not facing too much downwards or upwards.

it is recommended that you align your headlights every time you change the bulbs.
and when changing a headlight bulb you always change them in pairs.
focus zetec s black
looking better everday this mate good work keep us updated!
Lenny
[quote name='Paddy H' timestamp='1341602480' post='191642']
[b]So iv been a little busy and didn't have chance do what i wanted on my car. But i did manage get the odd things done here is [color=#FFA500][u]what i got done[/u][/color]:[/b]

MTech 55w Bulbs
Rear Silva-tec bulbs
Windows tinted! :wub:
And I got my new keyring!

[color=#FFA500][b][u]Whats next?[/u][/b][/color]

Colour code or black the bonnet moulding strip (chrome piece)
Fit the side indicator clear bulbs
Buy some sort of brows
Buy sidelights which i haven't yet, any idea's? match my mtech 55's? Im very happy with these at minute.

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Car looks excellent mate,
i really need to purchase some blck headlight units to replace the silvver ones,
i reckon the black looks way better, and what level of tint is on the rears?


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