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Stoney871
Er ahem !
Lenny
[quote name='Stoney871' timestamp='1346367939' post='204206']
As long as the fog is visible from 25 metres in poor visibility then no problems.
Cree bulbs are visible from much further so you're good.
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+1
Cree bulbs recommend that you stay a minimum of 3 feet away from the bulb before looking at them because it can dammage your sight, sort of like looking directly at the sun lol

[quote name='Brigante' timestamp='1346369983' post='204208']
Sweet then mate. I am really pleased with it. The missus isn't happy about neglecting her all day though. She hates you all by the way for all the modding ideas I've been given by all you lot :P I didn't have any intentions of doing anything to the car before joining the forums n now look at it :D
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Welcome to the club mate,
I'm surprised I don't get death threats from women lol my missus hates me for the same reasons, and once became a member of this forum and attemptrd to annoy people in the hopes that her account and IP address of the computer would become blocked from the site resulting in me not being able to log on neither. Lmfao so I had to set up a seperate user account for her on the computer with parental control on it blocking her from accessing the forum.
Brigante
Cree bulbs come today. Ones in the listing was red but these are blue, does that mean anything?

[IMG]http://i1256.photobucket.com/albums/ii487/therealbrigante/277494_481438875208004_717231341_o.jpg[/IMG]

Few quick day shots

Cree vs original

[IMG]http://i1256.photobucket.com/albums/ii487/therealbrigante/191129_481439031874655_2131329271_o.jpg[/IMG]

Twin cree

[IMG]http://i1256.photobucket.com/albums/ii487/therealbrigante/240388_481439151874643_2025306717_o.jpg[/IMG]

Night shots to follow
Stoney871
Casing colour should not make any difference as long as they work as desired.
Night shots will be telling.
Lenny
[quote name='Stoney871' timestamp='1346422949' post='204276']
Casing colour should not make any difference as long as they work as desired.
Night shots will be telling.
[/quote]
+1
Casing colour has no effect on the bulbs.
One of mine is anodised red and the other is silver but both function to the same specifcation.
Looking good in the above images too. Look foward to the night shots.
Brigante
I know just making sure the casings weren't colour coded to different levels of brightness or summin lol. Only paid 10quid each for em so If anyone else wants to save the 5quid I can vouch for the seller considering they actually work lol. Going back to birmingham soon so I'll take the night shots there.
Brigante
Just a quick night shot for now and theres a street light overhead but you get the idea

[img]http://i1256.photobucket.com/albums/ii487/therealbrigante/472516_481578888527336_1610106128_o.jpg[/img]

Comments welcome B)
DAZZER0016
spot on
Stoney871
Definitely much better. :)
Brigante
[quote name='Stoney871' timestamp='1346455917' post='204369']
Definitely much better. :)
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I am pleased with it. Nice n bright n white. Showed me old man however thinking he'd be impressed, all he said was 'it's a bit pointless ain't it you only need one'
Stoney871
Tell him it's a safety measure due to the single reversing light being obscured when reversing into a parallel parking space.
Be proud of your efforts.
Brigante
[quote name='Stoney871' timestamp='1346458789' post='204374']
Tell him it's a safety measure due to the single reversing light being obscured when reversing into a parallel parking space.
Be proud of your efforts.
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Lol I did mate. He's not exactly a car enthusiast or into modding cars, he's more into bloody crashing em.
Stoney871
As long as you're happy with your efforts then that's all that counts.
Brigante
[quote name='Stoney871' timestamp='1346464094' post='204377']
As long as you're happy with your efforts then that's all that counts.
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I'm more than happy mate :D very pleased with it
Stoney871
Nuff said.
Lenny
[quote name='Brigante' timestamp='1346457535' post='204371']
I am pleased with it. Nice n bright n white. Showed me old man however thinking he'd be impressed, all he said was 'it's a bit pointless ain't it you only need one'
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Looks excellent mate, just like it should.
My dad or even my missus don't appreciate the dual reverse or any other mod on the car neither mate,
But I don't take it personal hater's gonna hate lol
Soon you will be leading the modified scene in your area that's if your not currently doing so. With the unique interior illumination and dual reverse. Not to mention the st body styling.
Brigante
Dunno about the modding scene in my area mate cant say I've seen many modded cars about. It's mainly chavs doing wheelies on mopeds and a load of beat up corsas. Although I have seen quite a few STs about making me feel jealous :(

Few more night shots of me twin reverse lights but the street lamps ruin it :unsure: gotta wait till I'm parked somewhere with no street lighting to get some proper good shots

[IMG]http://i1256.photobucket.com/albums/ii487/therealbrigante/2012-09-01053841.jpg[/IMG]
[IMG]http://i1256.photobucket.com/albums/ii487/therealbrigante/2012-09-01053903.jpg[/IMG]

Few from the front

[IMG]http://i1256.photobucket.com/albums/ii487/therealbrigante/2012-09-01053623.jpg[/IMG]
[IMG]http://i1256.photobucket.com/albums/ii487/therealbrigante/2012-09-01053930.jpg[/IMG]
Stoney871
Lookin' dam good mate.
.Ryan
Looks awesome, bulbs look bright as hell! Do they do that kind of the sidelights?!?!?!
Brigante
[quote name='Rh1no' timestamp='1346536962' post='204488']
Looks awesome, bulbs look bright as hell! Do they do that kind of the sidelights?!?!?!
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Which bulbs do you mean mate?
.Ryan
Your reverse bulbs :)
Brigante
[quote name='Rh1no' timestamp='1346537374' post='204491']
Your reverse bulbs :)
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I've found these lol but dunno if they would work

[url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/501-W5W-GEN-3-CANBUS-5W-CREE-SMD-LED-BULBS-WHITE-/221053649396?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item3377d301f4&_uhb=1#ht_2316wt_1186"]http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/501-W5W-GEN-3-CANBUS-5W-CREE-SMD-LED-BULBS-WHITE-/221053649396?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item3377d301f4&_uhb=1#ht_2316wt_1186[/url]
.Ryan
Cheers mate :)
Brigante
Trying to get some better shots of the twin reverse lights now I have access to a digital camera but think they just look the same lol

[IMG]http://i1256.photobucket.com/albums/ii487/therealbrigante/DSCN0770.jpg[/IMG]
[IMG]http://i1256.photobucket.com/albums/ii487/therealbrigante/DSCN0772.jpg[/IMG]

Gonna wire up the second boot light tomorrow if I get time..

Contemplating ordering some gel overlays soon.
Brigante
Installed second boot light earlier. Nice quick n easy mod.

[img]http://i1256.photobucket.com/albums/ii487/therealbrigante/DSCN0775.jpg[/img]

Excuse all the crap in the boot lol

Rather pleased with the results of something so simple lol can actually see in the boot of a night now.

Currently got a 28smd in each side

[img]http://i1256.photobucket.com/albums/ii487/therealbrigante/DSCN0778.jpg[/img]

Haven't got a cover for the second one cause I'll be soon replacing both sides with one of these and sticking em straight over the holes

[url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/160847289203?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1439.l2649"]http://www.ebay.co.u...984.m1439.l2649[/url]
artscot79
how do you find the light does it fully switch off when the boots closed i know some had issues where if the boot had an led the fronts didnt switch off just dim
Brigante
[quote name='artscot79' timestamp='1346888525' post='205153']
how do you find the light does it fully switch off when the boots closed i know some had issues where if the boot had an led the fronts didnt switch off just dim
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completely switches off when the boots closed mate
Lenny
[quote name='Brigante' timestamp='1346880439' post='205137']
Installed second boot light earlier. Nice quick n easy mod.

[img]http://i1256.photobucket.com/albums/ii487/therealbrigante/DSCN0775.jpg[/img]

Excuse all the crap in the boot lol

Rather pleased with the results of something so simple lol can actually see in the boot of a night now.

Currently got a 28smd in each side

[img]http://i1256.photobucket.com/albums/ii487/therealbrigante/DSCN0778.jpg[/img]

Haven't got a cover for the second one cause I'll be soon replacing both sides with one of these and sticking em straight over the holes

[url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/160847289203?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1439.l2649"]http://www.ebay.co.u...984.m1439.l2649[/url]
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Nice job their mate,
The same shade as the main interior too looks great.
Brigante
[quote name='Lenny' timestamp='1346900592' post='205161']
Nice job their mate,
The same shade as the main interior too looks great.
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Look even better when i got my 48led pads in mate. I've not clipped one of the trims back in properly cause you can see the light shining through the crack at the top on the left lol so I'll try get round to sorting that out tomorrow.
Lenny
[quote name='Brigante' timestamp='1346900876' post='205162']


Look even better when i got my 48led pads in mate. I've not clipped one of the trims back in properly cause you can see the light shining through the crack at the top on the left lol so I'll try get round to sorting that out tomorrow.
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Their is a slight gap in the panels by design to help Prevent vibration rattle in the car.
Mine has a small gap of light too.
Brigante
Oh that's alright then lol, was thinking that but then I can't see light shining through a gap on other side so wasn't sure lol
Brigante
Minor update.. These came today so I'll soon be getting them fitted and wiring the new indicators so I'll have wing mirror indicators instead, so that'll be the next big ish mod out the way:

[img]http://i1256.photobucket.com/albums/ii487/therealbrigante/2012-09-24122011_zps8c248391.jpg[/img]

Was wanting to fit em today but as there's a small tsunami going on outside it ain't gonna happen..

Already in the process of converting my current indicators into blanking plates to match the rest of the car by sanding, priming n painting a spare indicator lens I already had:

[img]http://i1256.photobucket.com/albums/ii487/therealbrigante/2012-09-22172808_zpsf84deade.jpg[/img]

This ones currently still in the garage while the lacquer drys and once I've got the new mirrors wired fitted and indicators working I'll be able to start work spraying the other blanking plate.


These also came today too:

[img]http://i1256.photobucket.com/albums/ii487/therealbrigante/2012-09-24121806_zps17e510f0.jpg[/img]

Gonna stick two in the boot and one in the glove box.. But while in the process of removing the stubborn git of a 5smd I currently had in the glove box I managed to blow the fuse for my interior lighting so now my courtesy, map reading, foot-wells n ignition barrel LEDs don't work. Need to replace the fuse and it'll be all good.
GSM
How much were the wing mirrors?
Brigante
[quote name='GSM' timestamp='1348564413' post='208255']
How much were the wing mirrors?
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Only 25quid each mate
GSM
[quote name='Brigante' timestamp='1348565420' post='208260']
Only 25quid each mate
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ONLY?!?!
Brigante
Cheapest other ones I've seen went for 80quid. Others go for prices of up to 80 each so I grabbed these when I saw em.
moy24
is that st wing mirror or just the facelift one. Im not sure but i think the side indicators we have if you take them of you can put the st side badge on as a direct fit but just double check as im not 100% sure oh yea i want da mirrors for my st replica now lol. where you get them from.make sure you upload pic when the lights and mirror are on. How does the wireing fit onto the mirros from the side wing if u no what i mean you might have to do a guide for me.
Stoney871
Try this for a guide, looks pretty thorough.-

[url="http://www.focusowners.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=90&t=27907&p=420368"]http://www.focusowners.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=90&t=27907&p=420368[/url]

I'm sure Brigante will post his own findings when the job's done.
Brigante
Right lads started work fitting these, to find that it's not a plug n play job cause they plugs are different:

[IMG]http://i1256.photobucket.com/albums/ii487/therealbrigante/2012-09-25174701.jpg[/IMG]

Old
[IMG]http://i1256.photobucket.com/albums/ii487/therealbrigante/2012-09-25174839.jpg[/IMG]

New
[IMG]http://i1256.photobucket.com/albums/ii487/therealbrigante/2012-09-25174902.jpg[/IMG]

So the new plug won't fit in the existing socket.

So it looks like what I will be doing is cutting the indicator off, wiring it to some speaker wire, threading the wire through my existing mirrors n transplanting the indicator and new wing mirror covers to my existing wing mirrors like I thought I'd have to anyway.

Here's the listings that I bought

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/251152794603?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1439.l2649
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/251152792582?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1439.l2649

I was going to post the same link Clive already has as it's the same way I will be fitting them as well as routing the new wire.
Brigante
Also, finally managed to replace my blown fuse and fitted the new LED pads. Lights up the glove box nicely:

[img]http://i1256.photobucket.com/albums/ii487/therealbrigante/2012-09-25172819.jpg[/img]

Although as nothing ever goes my way, one of the pads fitted in my boot has 3 failed LEDs

[img]http://i1256.photobucket.com/albums/ii487/therealbrigante/2012-09-25180739.jpg[/img]

As I had to wait over a month for them, the seller will now be getting ripped a new A-hole as well as halfrauds for selling me a box of mis-labeled fuses yesterday.

[IMG]http://i1256.photobucket.com/albums/ii487/therealbrigante/2012-09-24185318_zpsbf96eb0a.jpg[/IMG]

It will have to do for now and unless you stick your head in the boot I suppose you won't tell. Night shots to follow.
Brigante
Few more updated night shots..

[IMG]http://i1256.photobucket.com/albums/ii487/therealbrigante/DSCN0826.jpg[/IMG]
[IMG]http://i1256.photobucket.com/albums/ii487/therealbrigante/DSCN0824.jpg[/IMG]
[IMG]http://i1256.photobucket.com/albums/ii487/therealbrigante/DSCN0828.jpg[/IMG]
[IMG]http://i1256.photobucket.com/albums/ii487/therealbrigante/DSCN0830.jpg[/IMG]
Stoney871
Looking good.
Looks like the inside of an air conditioned Caribbean cocktail bar. ;)
.Ryan
Looks ace!
Brigante
[quote name='Stoney871' timestamp='1348607916' post='208426']
Looking good.
Looks like the inside of an air conditioned Caribbean cocktail bar. ;)
[/quote]

Anyone for a Malibu? ;)
Stoney871
Prefer dark rum (preferably Brugal 151) and a splash of coke. Ta. ;)
Brigante
Lol just said malibu cause the adverts always on n think the bloke with the hafro is class :P
Stoney871
Don't like coconut flavoured drinks.
Rum or Jack Daniels. Far nicer.
Brigante
I don't mind a rare malibu but it's that low a percent you can drink pints of the stuff neat.

I am partial to a brugal but whiskey has always been my drink of choice. A well aged scotch goes down nice. Or just general drinking its good old JD. Gentleman jacks nice, single barrels nice too if you like your whiskey neat.
Stoney871
JD with a splash of coke and minimal ice so as not to drown it.
Couple of years back i went through a full bottle of Bacardi at a mates curry night and still walked 6 miles home - no hangover either.
Give me pints and i'm a mess and my head feels like it's been smashed against a wall.
Haz93
Looks very cool :)

Would look very unique with a cocktail cabinet in the boot ;)

My dad put a cocktail cabinet in his Landy Defender and was defo a head turner when you got in


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