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Stoney871
[quote name='Andy H Dibley' timestamp='1358978531' post='229764']
I said I wouldn't mod this, but this place got the better of me.
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Warning!
This forum can be damaging to your bank balance and relationships. ;)
Andy H Dibley
[quote name='superpipstar' timestamp='1358978741' post='229767']
lol a little modding never hurt anyone!!
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Tell my bank manager!

So what else is planned? Are you going for a ZS look?
superpipstar
[quote name='Andy H Dibley' timestamp='1358978885' post='229770']
Tell my bank manager!

So what else is planned? Are you going for a ZS look?
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im not going for a particular look just somthing that looks better!
im waiting for bit to arrive but iv got st side skirts, st boot spoiler, zs rear diffuser, st alloys and when i get it painted im going to colour code the fog surronds and bonnet lip
then i may remap :)
Brigante
[quote name='Stoney871' timestamp='1358978850' post='229768']
Warning!
This forum can be damaging to your bank balance and relationships. ;)
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This couldn't be more true


Just look at everything in my signature. Before I joined this forum my motor was completely stock. Now look at it.

To be fair to my Missus though she actually likes me having a hobby



Outa curiosity Chris, whered you get your ST skirts from? All I can ever see is loads of 3 door skirts going n I can't really be botherd with trimming em down.


Theres currently a single 5 door skirt on ebay, which is no good to me as i need the pair.

Missed out on a pair about a month ago :(
superpipstar
[quote name='Brigante' timestamp='1358980758' post='229782']
This couldn't be more true


Just look at everything in my signature. Before I joined this forum my motor was completely stock. Now look at it.

To be fair to my Missus though she actually likes me having a hobby



Outa curiosity Chris, whered you get your ST skirts from? All I can ever see is loads of 3 door skirts going n I can't really be botherd with trimming em down.


Theres currently a single 5 door skirt on ebay, which is no good to me as i need the pair.

Missed out on a pair about a month ago :(
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got it from this chap on ebay
[url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/m.html?_nkw=side+skirts&_sacat=0&_odkw=&_ipg=25&_osacat=0&_armrs=1&_ssn=valeautosfordparts"]http://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/m.html?_nkw=side+skirts&_sacat=0&_odkw=&_ipg=25&_osacat=0&_armrs=1&_ssn=valeautosfordparts[/url]
i was the same i could not be botherd :)
Brigante
ah fair play mate

i been holding out trying to catch a used 5 door set going
Brigante
[quote name='Andy H Dibley' timestamp='1358978104' post='229757']
just put on a ZS lower grill, now looking for a ST upper grill.
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just seen this mate if its any good to you?

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Ford-focus-mk3-st-front-grill-genuine-2008-11-/261156258759?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item3cce2043c7
Andy H Dibley
[quote name='Brigante' timestamp='1358986932' post='229812']
just seen this mate if its any good to you?

[url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Ford-focus-mk3-st-front-grill-genuine-2008-11-/261156258759?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item3cce2043c7"]http://www.ebay.co.u...=item3cce2043c7[/url]
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Ruddy hell, they that expensive?!

Will add it to my watch list, but I didn't pay that much for the lower grill new :P
Andy H Dibley
That said, I've just found this on that shop link from Chris. Sorry to hijack your thread Chris :ph34r: , but is this the honeycomb version?

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Ford-Focus-ST-08-on-Genuine-NEW-Upper-Rad-Bumper-Grille-/380530882192?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item5899687690

Fins Code: 1538478
Brigante
Breakers do charge silly prices lol. I only searched for used thinking it would be cheaper than new.

Think they just charging so much cause its got the badge on
Andy H Dibley
Cheers all the same fella! Appreciate the help. I will put an order in with that shop above if my local dealer can't better the price on that and the bonnet lip trim.
Andy H Dibley
Just spent far too long comparing prices but my local dealers are 1 cheaper than the best prices on eBay, and will have it there next day!

No offer of a discount though, which I was quite disappointed at!
superpipstar
Right! my new spoiler has arrived and in one peice! result!! also side skirts!! going to drop it of tomrrow at the paint shop to be done :)

[IMG]http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x395/superpipstar/55BA2B3F-4B27-45B2-A50E-752ECA06FF64-1990-0000020BBB852D01.jpg[/IMG]
TDCiST
Looking Good!

Andy, i know this isnt your thread, but the ST Upper Grille I got for £25 from the dealer... That was with 20% discount. (I believe)

It doesnt come with a badge, but if you download the handy guide i made from my signature below that will help you!


Chris, you got a room full of car bits now waiting for painting lol?!?
superpipstar
im not bothered! :)
TDCiST
will look sweet once its done!
superpipstar
yer i hope so!!! :D
Brigante
[quote name='Andy H Dibley' timestamp='1359030618' post='229870']
Cheers all the same fella! Appreciate the help. I will put an order in with that shop above if my local dealer can't better the price on that and the bonnet lip trim.
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no worries mate.

I saw one listed the other week for around 80quid. Now that is extremely expensive
Andy H Dibley
That spoiler is sweet!

How much are your paint shop wanting for the work?

Ps, will stop hijacking this thread. :ph34r:
superpipstar
Prob not much because my mate owns his own paint shop!! :-)
Brigante
[quote name='superpipstar' timestamp='1359231653' post='230541']
Prob not much because my mate owns his own paint shop!! :-)
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Can give me a full respray on the house then ;)
Stoney871
[quote name='superpipstar' timestamp='1359231653' post='230541']
Prob not much because my mate owns his own paint shop!! :-)
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My brother in law owns a garage but I won't go to him as he's crap. :D
superpipstar
Right so i was going to wait to fit my wheels on after all my kit was done but i could not wait!! so here you go lenny!
[IMG]http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x395/superpipstar/0BD6551A-6DE5-49F0-87A5-0DE0CE3ED201-276-0000001605595B6F1_zps654055b7.jpg[/IMG]
looks a bit jacked up now i may have to get some springs!
Andy H Dibley
VERY nice! Personal choice, but I would leave as. Doesn't look so bad from that photo. Body kit night also make it appear lower.

Does the zetec s come with different springs?
superpipstar
Yer the kit may make it look better, i dunno if the zetec s has got different springs?? im sure someone on here will know! :)
Lenny
[quote name='superpipstar' timestamp='1359293469' post='230713']
Right so i was going to wait to fit my wheels on after all my kit was done but i could not wait!! so here you go lenny!
[IMG]http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x395/superpipstar/0BD6551A-6DE5-49F0-87A5-0DE0CE3ED201-276-0000001605595B6F1_zps654055b7.jpg[/IMG]
looks a bit jacked up now i may have to get some springs!
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WoW they look sweet mate,
What is the tyre size, for example 225/55/R16 also could you put a 16" wheel next to the 18" and take a picture
Im looking to get quotes for tyres and i dont know the size, will look excellent when lowerd on those rims mate,

[quote name='Andy H Dibley' timestamp='1359294061' post='230717']
VERY nice! Personal choice, but I would leave as. Doesn't look so bad from that photo. Body kit night also make it appear lower.

Does the zetec s come with different springs?
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The ZetecS comes from the same production line as the Zetec,
They then attach the body extensions which lower the rear more level with the front and interior extras such as chrome pedals and handbrake sleeve.
The springs on the Zetec are sports type and the zetec does sit lower than any other model in the focus range.
My focus style sits noticably higher than the zetec model.
I know this because my boss drives a 2008 Mk2.5 Zetec and i was parked next to him in work.
His car seems half an inch lower than mine as standard. And i know for a fact his only modification is petrol in the tank.
But soon mine will be lower than his when i fit the 18's and eibach's
superpipstar
225/40/R18 is the tyre size mate! These wheels came with tyres!
My focus is a zetec and it has settled down a bit now.
I will take a photo with the wheels next to each other but it will not be till the weekend because I'm working away. :-(
Lenny
[quote name='superpipstar' timestamp='1359372212' post='231029']
225/40/R18 is the tyre size mate! These wheels came with tyres!
My focus is a zetec and it has settled down a bit now.
I will take a photo with the wheels next to each other but it will not be till the weekend because I'm working away. :-(
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Thanks,
I can wait until the weekend lol
Im in work at 11pm - 7am this week, not a big fan of nights but ill be purchasing two rims from ford next month,
Takes the sour out of night shift after seeing yours fitted.
superpipstar
My wheels are not genuine! Lol
How much are they from ford 200 a rim?
I have never done nights but I work a lot of hours and work away some times!
I'm hoping my stuff will be painted this week and on by the weekend!
Lenny
[quote name='superpipstar' timestamp='1359375884' post='231042']
My wheels are not genuine! Lol
How much are they from ford £200 a rim?
I have never done nights but I work a lot of hours and work away some times!
I'm hoping my stuff will be painted this week and on by the weekend!
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216.46 per rim with 10% discount and including delivery,
Centre caps, valves and tyres purchased seperatly, but my local tyre fitter has quoted me 90-110 per tyre depending on what brand i want to fit so sounds good. All going well they should be fitted and car lowerd between May and June.
I work 3 different shifts
7-3 days
3-11 evenings
11-7 nights
The week flys by on nights but if you dont get sleeping before hand, its a nightmare going in at 11 knowing you gotta stay awake until atleast 8am but theirs 12 of us in it lol plenty of redbull.
I know the feeling waiting for parts to be painted,
Then when they breach deadlines, you dont wana rush them encase they mess it up on you.
But at the same time your eager to see the finished results.
Also i thought your wheels were Genuine, they look much the same:

[IMG]http://i575.photobucket.com/albums/ss192/lennymanwoods/KGrHqJiYFCNMoYnyBQykjFKlUw60_58-1.jpg[/IMG]
superpipstar
Well there is no deadline on my stuff because it at my mates paint shop!
I wanted genuine but 1200 spuds is a lot if money!! Mine were only 550 with tyres! Rubbish tyres but tyres!
What do you do for a living?? I am a heating engineer so see a lot if people and places!! My other half drives the focus around and I use my van in the week. Lol
Weekend driver :-)
Lenny

Well there is no deadline on my stuff because it at my mates paint shop!
I wanted genuine but 1200 is a lot if money!! Mine were only 550 with tyres! Rubbish tyres but tyres!
What do you do for a living?? I am a heating engineer so see a lot if people and places!! My other half drives the focus around and I use my van in the week. Lol
Weekend driver :-)

You got a good deal on the wheels mate,
I dont drink or smoke or play xbox the focus is my only outlet and ive kept every single possible upgrade part a ford one, so ive gotta keep it through to the end, i couldnt tell the difference though.
superpipstar
Fitted these little puppys the other night!!!
[img]http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x395/superpipstar/1E297886-3135-42D3-B550-9FF4AAE59022-482-0000003A111F339D_zpsd57a486f.jpg[/img]
Spot the missing trim ;)
[img]http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x395/superpipstar/photojnklj_zps843e8f35.jpg[/img]
all my stuff has been painted! seen it all today and im going to fit it wed night!! photos to follow!!
Lenny
Looks good mate,
Look forward to the pictures of it all fitted,
What colour did you get on the rear diffuser and the fog light surrounds ?
superpipstar
Fogs I had silver but smooth (the plastic is all ruff) and rear diffuser ford standard black. It's gloss but not metallic hopefully it should look good on the car!!
Andy H Dibley
Nice one fella! Fitted my heater controls about a month ago. Jury is still out on them. They look good, but in the day with no lights, hard to tell where the blower is or how fast and how hot!
superpipstar
[quote name='Andy H Dibley' timestamp='1360060749' post='233286']
Nice one fella! Fitted my heater controls about a month ago. Jury is still out on them. They look good, but in the day with no lights, hard to tell where the blower is or how fast and how hot!
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yer i have noticed that problem as well!!
superpipstar
Also lads im thinking of painting my calipers silver? maybe black? what do you think??
Lenny
[quote name='superpipstar' timestamp='1360090749' post='233453']
Also lads im thinking of painting my calipers silver? maybe black? what do you think??
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I think red would be good mate,
But silver with a red brembo decal would also look good or a red S
superpipstar
right just got back! here is a cheeky photo (havent got any good ones) plus ignore the cardbord!
[IMG]http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x395/superpipstar/C17F77FC-95BD-4F01-9E16-8220A08E8089-2290-00000237B58DE292_zpsf43692ff1_zps97052f97.jpg[/IMG]
really happy with everything but the front bumper just dont look right!! fogs look ok!
i will get some decent pics up on the weekend.
feel free to comment!!
Lenny
Looks excellent mate,
How much did it all cost in the end?
Andy H Dibley
What doesn't look right about the front?

Looks nice from the arse!

Btw, the calipers are finished with a silver coating (mine are at least) you would want something contrasting and that will still show through brake dust. I'd go with red personally.
gforce
Looks well pal, reckon you should get a set of Ford centre caps or DMB gel overlays on those wheels!

Your own preference on caliper colour really. I've said before, without any offending anyone, that red ain't my my favourite colour. I went with a dark blue Hammerite on my old Mondeo and did the same on my Focus, matches well with the blue of the Ford centre caps and I wanted to keep them subtle. Basically though, anything is better looking than tired old rusty looking calipers!
superpipstar
I will uploded some pis of the front in a min!! to show.
yer i am going to get something for the wheels prob new center caps.
i think im going to paint them silver i did not really want red. :)
superpipstar
right some more pics as promiced. really happy with it but i was not to sure about the front so i ordered an ST front bumper!!! de badged the zetec and tdci badges as well.
god i am skint now!!! lol :)
[img]http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x395/superpipstar/DA5D0856-2951-4EA9-B05D-FCFC12B14E13-3439-000003545DF33B88_zpsffce3bc51_zps2fdc5db1.jpg[/img]
[img]http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x395/superpipstar/9A409FE3-A3E3-4681-B3AB-410FCDA2A556-3439-00000354653471AF_zps5330f2621_zps6ecb3ba8.jpg[/img]
Brigante
you jammy git mate she's beautiful


really need to get myself some st alloys n skirts
superpipstar
[quote name='Brigante' timestamp='1360271194' post='234082']
you jammy git mate she's beautiful


really need to get myself some st alloys n skirts
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lol
just do it!!
Brigante
believe me i would but the Missus would kill me

i could just about afford to, but it would literally skint me for a while


plus like i said my poor old girls only a few miles off 100k :o

so i dunno if it's gonna be worth the expense


i've recently treated her to some black projector head lights, but just found out it'll be a while before i receive em as they took me money when they arent even in stock <_<
superpipstar
[quote name='Brigante' timestamp='1360271600' post='234088']
believe me i would but the Missus would kill me

i could just about afford to, but it would literally skint me for a while


plus like i said my poor old girls only a few miles off 100k :o

so i dunno if it's gonna be worth the expense


i've recently treated her to some black projector head lights, but just found out it'll be a while before i receive em as they took me money when they arent even in stock <_<
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my misses go's nuts at me all the time!!lol
100k is not a lot for new diesel engine!
have you got a link for your lights?? would like to have a peek!
Brigante
mines an 05 plate petrol mate

Missus couldn't go mad about me lights cause i just treated her to a 32gb google nexus lol so that was her treat n the lights was my treat. just a right wounder that she got her treat delivered the next day but i'm gonna be waiting nearly a month for mine :(

these are the lights i've ordered

[url="http://www.carparts-tuning.co.uk/en/Promotion-sale-items/Lighting-Promotion/Headlight-Promotion/Headlight-Angel-Eyes-Set-suitable-for-Ford-Focus-yr-05-black-RHD-LHD.html?sid=64dd3b53d9d6121bd9c5b85893189e38&listtype=search&searchparam=ford%20focus&belboon=031b3908984b03257b0046ec,3646180,subid=skim2061X563692Xca4077e3e82998076e9e210263320e09"]http://www.carparts-...e9e210263320e09[/url]

i was toying with the idea of retrofitting the genuine st xenons but couldn't justify the price n the hassle lol and then i came across these that look very close to the st lights and have built in drl's in the form of halo's


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