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DanGersFord
Whos in the process of doing their car up? I want to hear about anything youve done from the smallest decal to full engine/body mods :). List the model/year or mk of your car and what youve done and what youre planning to do. Also try and make/post a guide on how you have done your modifications to try and help others. If you need help creating a guide, feel free to contact either myself or any of the other moderators who are always glad to help out.

Ive got a fiesta mk 6 (03) and so far ive fitted;[list]
[*][b]Full pumaspeed body kit and spoiler ( [url="http://www.pumaspeed.co.uk/product-Fiesta-Mk6-Full-RSR-Bodykit-Saves_264.jsp"]http://www.pumaspeed...t-Saves_264.jsp[/url] ),[/b]
[*][b]Rear tinted windows,[/b]
[*][b]Climax wind deflectors ( [url="http://www.stxstyling.co.uk/StxStyling/Cars/Ford-Fiesta-Mk6-Wind-Deflectors.1.htm"]http://www.stxstylin...eflectors.1.htm[/url] ),[/b]
[*][b]Colour coded wing mirrors/front grill,[/b]
[*][b] Alloy wheels,[/b]
[*][b]Angel Eye headlights ( [url="http://www.amazon.co.uk/Black-Projector-Angel-Eye-Headlights/dp/B002PIG8EC"]http://www.amazon.co...s/dp/B002PIG8EC[/url] ), [/b]
[*][b]Sony DAB digital radio/Sony Xplode amp and sub, [/b]
[*][b]Painted the bit of my dash that curves around the steering wheel/center console/glovebox/fascia panel under steering wheel, [/b]
[*][b]DMB gel badges ([url="http://www.dmb.uk.com/cat/22/ford-badges-gel-overlays"]http://www.dmb.uk.co...es-gel-overlays[/url]), [/b]
[*][b]Facelift brakelights ( [url="http://www.fordownersclub.com/forums/tutorials/article/38-fiesta-mk-6-65-prefacelift-facelift-brakelight-conversion/"]http://www.fordowner...ght-conversion/[/url] ), [/b]
[*][b]Lockwood dial kit ( [url="http://www.fordownersclub.com/forums/tutorials/article/41-fitting-a-lockwood-dial-kit-fiesta-mk-6/"]http://www.fordowner...it-fiesta-mk-6/[/url] ), [/b]
[*][b]Crystal side repeaters ( [url="http://www.fordpartsuk.com/shop/ford_fiesta_side_indicator_2004_clear_aluminium__f_1336185_c_341.htm"]http://www.fordparts...36185_c_341.htm[/url] ) [/b]
[*][b]And ive upgraded all of my bulbs-Philips Diamond Vision 5000k headlights/main beam, Philips LED 6000k 501 sidelights, Philips SilverVision indicator bulbs (front/rear/side repeaters), Prism LED T10 reverse bulbs[/b].
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I plan to fit front fog lights, EiBach coilovers/bilstein dampers, A new set of alloys, HID conversion, and possible exhaust at the moment :).
jeebowhite
Nothing too exciting for me, I have an Alpine Bluetooth radio inplace of the standard, I am currently in the process of upgrading all the bulbs to LED where possible. Other than that, I am probably looking to improve the detail and small engine performance mod's (uprated Air filters and the likes).

Otherwise, looking to tint the rear windows and install cruise control.
DanGersFord
[quote name='jeebowhite' timestamp='1359779633' post='232457']
Nothing too exciting for me, I have an Alpine Bluetooth radio inplace of the standard, I am currently in the process of upgrading all the bulbs to LED where possible. Other than that, I am probably looking to improve the detail and small engine performance mod's (uprated Air filters and the likes).

Otherwise, looking to tint the rear windows and install cruise control.
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I was saw you could get LED brake lights. My brake lights are double filament obviously tail/brake combined, would they still work and do you need to alter the wiring or is that only when you fit LED indicators?
jeebowhite
its the indicators you need to fiddle with, for me its my fog and tail lights thats dual filament, I am working on that one but my brakes are just brakes.
kizza 2k13
Where to start haha

Full body kit
17" alloys with new tyres
Lowered all round
Headlights
Exhaust (nice sound)
Boot lip spoiler
Wing mirrors
2 blue leds at front my number plate
De-keyed boot (no key hole)
Tinted windows all round
Remapped
Full matching interior
White speedometer with blue leds
Sterio with 3" screen for dvds
Alpine Tweeters 
Pioneer door speakers
Metal foot pedals
Colour coded grills

Most likley missed some stuff lol but shes a working progress
Lenny
Model: Ford focus
Manufacture Spec: Style
Standard features: Front fogs A/C Cruise Control bluetooth voice control and heated windscreen
Year: 2010
Engine: 1.6TDCi DV6
Transmission: manual MTX75

Modifications Done.
Colour coded rear view mirror
Custom vertical Tax/Insurance holder
Painted rear drum brakes (Silver)
Painted front brake calipers (red)
GPS tracker
Fitted full zetecS body kit front lip, rear spoiler, rear diffuser, side skirts
TripleRcomposites gloss black front splitter
Front and rear footwell lighting
Silvatec indicator bulbs rear and side
Cree dual reverse bulbs
Cree red rear fog bulb with auto off feature when reverse is active
Clear rear fog unit
Richbrook ford logo anti theft reg plate screws
Canbus led reg plate bulbs
Canbus parking bulbs
Osram Nightbreaker high and low beam
Cree H11 front fog lights
Drl fog light surrounds with auto dim feature
Led glove box light
Led vanity and map lights
Custom cup holder illumination
Rear centre pocket illumination
Custom ZetecS waterproof rear seat cover
Custom laser cut stainless steel side window vent surrounds, and glove box plate
Titanium spec dash vents with chrome insert
Sony headunit
Ford CD Wallet
ST dash pod
Ford Racing 4 bar boost gauge (ill never see it tip 4bar but sounds good)
Ford Racing oil pressure gauge
Auto dimmer relay fitted to gauges to remove glare on night driving
Foam pad from Mk1 RS to fill spare tyre well
12v socket fitted in boot
Custom climate control knobs
Custom illuminated ignition ring
Dual led boot lighting
Bonnet lifter struts
ST colour coded bonnet lip
Gloss black ZetecS grills
Gloss black fog light surrounds
Carbon print DMB ford badge on front
Custom print blue focus badge overlay on rear badge
Custom fit badge brake light rear
Ford logo frosted glass decal on wing mirror lenses
Colour coded engine cover
Colour coded slam panel
Colour coded engine fuse box lid
Colour coded batery box lid
Roose motor sport threaded boost pipe adaptor
Mist type windscreen washer jets
ZetecS rear badge
Mountune Performance rear badge
Forum membership decals on side tear windows
Richbrook anti theft tyre valve caps
Mcguard wheel nut key pouch holder.
Piper 2.5 inch DPF back T305 Stainless Performance duplex exhaust
ST exhaust mounts
Green Cotton Performance induction filter
ECU Remap from 90-120bhp
Upgrade from chrome to black headlight units
Colour coded headlight brows
Fitted S badge to front upper grill
Custom fitted mud flaps
Pivot extra earthing cables (engine bay area)
Custom illuminated OBD port pocket
RDS display on speedo display
Eco Mode on speedo display
Auto door lock feature
Multi unlock feature
Custom Door sill plates
ST Facelift 18x8 snow flake alloys......... Fitting 09th-16th May 13
Eibach 30mm lowering springs.............. Fitting 09th-16th May 13
Eibach adjustable rear camber bolts......Fitting 09th-16th May 13


Future Modifications in 2013:

Climaer front wind deflectors...................June/July
Led rear light units (brake/indicator).......July/Aug
20% tint on all side and rear windows.......July/Aug
Lower side viper strips fading from black to clear with the S logo on front of them..July/Aug
Mintex front brake pads...........................Aug/Sep
Grooved front brake discs........................Aug/Sep
Illuminated gear knob................................Oct/Nov
ZetecS pedal covers...................................Oct/Nov
ZetecS handbrake cover............................Oct/Nov
Pivot MegaRazin voltage stabiliser kit ......Nov/Dec

Plans for 2014
Hydro dip carbon stereo surround, garage door and centre console
Upgrade intercooler to CodeRed model
Short shifter gear linkage
Fit oil cooler radiator to aid turbo cooling
Front and rear ambient light units
Maybe a pioneer twin flat sub

After that??
Just work on keeping it clean and serviced.
jeebowhite
Crikey Lenny, Is this car going to be brandable as a Ford by the time your done with it, or should we just call it air force one? :P
DanGersFord
You've got it well planned out Lenny lol i just tend to do mine as/when i can or whenever I've got extra cash :) I'm going to be painting my rear break drums soon aswel and i quite like the idea of having a light in the glove box something i hadn't thought about :) That was the general purpose of this thread to try and give general ideas :)
DanGersFord
[quote name='kizza 2k13' timestamp='1359900590' post='232747']
Where to start haha

Full body kit
17" alloys with new tyres
Lowered all round
Headlights
Exhaust (nice sound)
Boot lip spoiler
Wing mirrors
2 blue leds at front my number plate
De-keyed boot (no key hole)
Tinted windows all round
Remapped
Full matching interior
White speedometer with blue leds
Sterio with 3" screen for dvds
Alpine Tweeters 
Pioneer door speakers
Metal foot pedals
Colour coded grills

Most likley missed some stuff lol but shes a working progress
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Loving the morrete headlights :)
Lenny
[quote name='DanGersFord' timestamp='1360019783' post='233235']
You've got it well planned out Lenny lol i just tend to do mine as/when i can or whenever I've got extra cash :) I'm going to be painting my rear break drums soon aswel and i quite like the idea of having a light in the glove box something i hadn't thought about :) That was the general purpose of this thread to try and give general ideas :)
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Sorry mate lol
I read it to be looking for a list of mods
DanGersFord
No it was for that aswell im just interested in general what mods people have done to basically give me and others some inspiration so your posts fine :)
k13r4n
Ok not a lot just now but I have a 10 plate (mk2.5 I believe) focus with

full red interior lights (including footwells)
foc custom club stickers front and rear
awaiting custom heater controls
osram cool blue intense h7 (dipped beam)
led sidelights

I'm looking into alloy pedals, Cree q5 reverse light (possible second one), led boot light either red to mach interior or Cree 501 and a second light will be added in as well
DanGersFord
[quote name='k13r4n' timestamp='1360235191' post='233877']
Ok not a lot just now but I have a 10 plate (mk2.5 I believe) focus with

full red interior lights (including footwells)
foc custom club stickers front and rear
awaiting custom heater controls
osram cool blue intense h7 (dipped beam)
led sidelights

I'm looking into alloy pedals, Cree q5 reverse light (possible second one), led boot light either red to mach interior or Cree 501 and a second light will be added in as well
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Where are you getting your custom heater controls from? I take it by custom you're meaning different colour illumination?
k13r4n
[quote name='DanGersFord' timestamp='1360517068' post='234728']


Where are you getting your custom heater controls from? I take it by custom you're meaning different colour illumination?
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just off ebay they are slightly differnt
martyntdci
what a list lenny, ive just copied and pasted to note pad for discussion with the misses lmao.....
DanGersFord
Ahh very nice. Im wantin to change the illumination on mine from green to blue. I can only find the window switches/ heated front/rear screen switches
DanGersFord
Remember and update your list as/when ypu make modifications :)
Lenny
[quote name='martyntdci' timestamp='1360519007' post='234733']
what a list lenny, ive just copied and pasted to note pad for discussion with the misses lmao.....
[/quote]
Ah it reads like a lot but when you picture it all on the car except for body kit and wheels,
The other subtle differences don't cost much if buying one or two per month cost less than 50 pounds.
I used to make modification lists but they would never happen due to spiral cost of complete list.
I find it better not to plan it and just take each month as it comes,
Buy little bits here and there, build a watch list in your ebay and when you have modification money spare,
Browse the list to find somthing, that's how I done mine, buying all watched items under 20pounds
Then saving more to buy the watched items in the 50-60pounds range.
Its fun but very addictive lol lucky I don't drink,smoke or gamble well unless its an ebay auction lmao
martyntdci
last sentence sounds like me lol, as I don't smoke nor drink etc.... I do have a little list on the bay but misses keeps on deleting stuff lol..... waiting on rear diffuser delivery. Chinese new year etc.... but also looking at intercooler pipework and intercooler change
Lenny
[quote name='martyntdci' timestamp='1360535261' post='234821']
last sentence sounds like me lol, as I don't smoke nor drink etc.... I do have a little list on the bay but misses keeps on deleting stuff lol..... waiting on rear diffuser delivery. Chinese new year etc.... but also looking at intercooler pipework and intercooler change
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Change your login password on ebay mate,
Tell her lenny said. Lol
DanGersFord
im like that aswell ive no real plan as such i just tend to save links to stuff ive seen then buy the bits and bobs as and when i can most my money goes on my car or towards my savings for a new car :)
DanGersFord
hahaha im gona use that anytime my gf disagrees with me. "its ok love Lenny said" haha
Brigante
Lenny's law ;)
martyntdci
lmao...... or there is the other one, you can have it just as long as I get something......
Focuschick
I havent done much really.
I have:
St front bumper
Long life stainless exhaust
DRL
Ignition key illumination
RS spoiler
Custom heater controls
Lowered 45/40mm
Fly eyes

Things i wan to do:
Remap
Fit st dash pod
Ford carbon gel badge overlays
Front splitter
Mudflaps
Up grade intercooler
KN air filter
Bonnet lifters
18" black alloy wheels



DanGersFord
[quote name='Focuschick' timestamp='1361140834' post='236731']
I havent done much really.
I have:
St front bumper
Long life stainless exhaust
DRL
Ignition key illumination
RS spoiler
Custom heater controls
Lowered 45/40mm
Fly eyes

Things i wan to do:
Remap
Fit st dash pod
Ford carbon gel badge overlays
Front splitter
Mudflaps
Up grade intercooler
KN air filter
Bonnet lifters
18" black alloy wheels




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Your drls and RS spoiler look pretty sweet :) your focus is looking great
Brigante
I ain't done that much really either. All cosmetic stuff too

So far the list stands at:

ST spoiler
ST rear bumper
ST wing mirrors
ST style aluminium pedal set
Pioneer touchscreen head unit and reverse park camera
Carbon fibre gel overlays
Osram cool blue intense H1 and H7
Full blue LED interior conversion
LED ignition barrel illumination
Rear foot-well lighting
Twin cree reverse lights
Red cree fog light
Twin LED boot light
Fly eyes
Team heko wind deflectors
Custom heating Controls
Mist washer Jets
Fully de-badged
Ford owners club stickers


Currently in the middle of re-dipping all interior trim parts, head unit surround etc in carbon print

And with any luck I should have some black ST look head light units on the way with built in drl's
Philf1
Can't compete with Lenny but by the soundsofit who can?

Just a few subtle ones for me;

Lockwood stainless "S" sill plates
DMB gel badges
S badge on grill
Mountune inlet hose
K&N filter
Stoney871
Just read my signature picture for my list.
Nuff Said ;)
DanGersFord
[quote name='Stoney871' timestamp='1361312668' post='237172']
Just read my signature picture for my list.
Nuff Said ;)
[/quote]

Not good enough stoney tut tut lol
Stoney871
[quote name='DanGersFord' timestamp='1361313591' post='237179']
Not good enough stoney tut tut lol
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Tssk...No pleasing some people.
I went for mods that were subtle and not lairy/boy racerish.
I didn't want my car to look like i'd sprayed it with contact adhesive and crashed it through the window of my local Halfords ;)
DanGersFord
[quote name='Focuschick' timestamp='1361140834' post='236731']
I havent done much really.
I have:
St front bumper
Long life stainless exhaust
DRL
Ignition key illumination
RS spoiler
Custom heater controls
Lowered 45/40mm
Fly eyes

Things i wan to do:
Remap
Fit st dash pod
Ford carbon gel badge overlays
Front splitter
Mudflaps
Up grade intercooler
KN air filter
Bonnet lifters
18" black alloy wheels




[/quote]

What are fly eyes? Just out of interest :)
Brigante
[quote name='DanGersFord' timestamp='1361653810' post='238321']


What are fly eyes? Just out of interest :)
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its a perforated vinyl that you wrap head light units etc with to give the effect of being tinted black when you look at it from a distance. Its perforated to still allow most of the light to shine through

i can vouch that it'll pass the mot no problems cause i used to have it on mine before i fitted me new black head light units
DanGersFord
[quote name='Brigante' timestamp='1361654774' post='238328']
its a perforated vinyl that you wrap head light units etc with to give the effect of being tinted black when you look at it from a distance. Its perforated to still allow most of the light to shine through

i can vouch that it'll pass the mot no problems cause i used to have it on mine before i fitted me new black head light units
[/quote]

Ahh right i was thinking it was like the facelift brake lights on the focus that kindve look like bug eyes lol
DanGersFord
Whats everyones favourite modification that you've done to your present car?
Lenny
[quote name='DanGersFord' timestamp='1361657495' post='238348']
Whats everyones favourite modification that you've done to your present car?
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My Favourite modification to date is;
ECU Remap

But if the car had been 125bhp as standard, then id not have gotten a remap and id be saying the exhaust.
DanGersFord
[quote name='Lenny' timestamp='1361692903' post='238420']
My Favourite modification to date is;
ECU Remap

But if the car had been 125bhp as standard, then id not have gotten a remap and id be saying the exhaust.
[/quote]

How much extra BHP did you get from remap?
Lenny
[quote name='DanGersFord' timestamp='1361709329' post='238469']


How much extra BHP did you get from remap?
[/quote]
30bhp from the remap plus 5bhp I reckon from the performance duplex and induction filter.
DanGersFord
Thats pretty decent. What exactly do they do when they do a remap?
Lenny
[quote name='DanGersFord' timestamp='1361717324' post='238519']
Thats pretty decent. What exactly do they do when they do a remap?
[/quote]
The place I went to get the exhaust fitted offered ecu remaps,
So they connected to my ecu via the OBD to copy the ecu file,
They then emailed the file to some place in germany I think it was,
Germany then edit the file and email back to them,
They then load it on to the ecu via the OBD port,
Give me a passenger seat test drive.
And charged me 280euro

Says 120bhp 278nm Torque,

Forgot to mention ive painted the front calipers red, so I should add 25bhp to the iniital figure for that lol
If I was remapping again,
Id buy a bluefin and do it myself, this way the bluefin stores the original ecu map on it for easy stock setting return.
But fuel saving is now at 62km per Gallon.
DanGersFord
haha you not got go faster stripes aswel? lol
Lenny
[quote name='DanGersFord' timestamp='1361718500' post='238525']
haha you not got go faster stripes aswel? lol
[/quote]
LOL on a serious note though,
I was really thinking of fitting some black fading to clear lower side stripes
Without the ST on them just an S for border line sexual lol
See here

http://www.dmb.uk.com/prod/640/focus-mk2-faded-side-stripes-no-logo-5door

[IMG]http://i575.photobucket.com/albums/ss192/lennymanwoods/2_691_e_zps11bf6bf2.jpg[/IMG]
DanGersFord
Lmao i was looking at some with the ford logo which look pretty good. I dont know if im going to bother though because im strongly considering buying a new car so my mods are on hold at the moment
Lenny
[quote name='DanGersFord' timestamp='1361719669' post='238534']
Lmao i was looking at some with the ford logo which look pretty good. I dont know if im going to bother though because im strongly considering buying a new car so my mods are on hold at the moment
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I love the Mk6 some great mods available and a tidy motor to begin with and for tuning as theirs no dpf (crack of thunder)
What are you looking at changing to?
DanGersFord
Well im torn between a mk1 Focus RS, a mk2 focus ST (similar price range) or whether to go all out and get the new focus ST2 on finance :/ decisions decisions lol. I definatly want something with alot more power though. Ive made aload of visual mods on my mk6 but its only a 1.3 LX so there isn't much point doing any perormance mods. Its been the first car ive ever done any mods to and IMO i think it looks pretty decent but theres just no ooomph when driving it lol
Lenny
[quote name='DanGersFord' timestamp='1361720731' post='238541']
Well im torn between a mk1 Focus RS, a mk2 focus ST (similar price range) or whether to go all out and get the new focus ST2 on finance :/ decisions decisions lol. I definatly want something with alot more power though. Ive made aload of visual mods on my mk6 but its only a 1.3 LX so there isn't much point doing any perormance mods. Its been the first car ive ever done any mods to and IMO i think it looks pretty decent but theres just no ooomph when driving it lol
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Id personally go for the mk2 st mate,
Better chassie and more mods than the mk1 RS
Duplex exhaust as standard too and an easy upgrade to mk2.5 body styling if you ever decided to.
DanGersFord
I like the mk 1 RS if I can find one thats not had loads of mods done to it I think id personally go for that but they're few and far between. Ive also never had a brand new car lol so id quite like the new ST. Ive got to admit though I do actualy love the orange mk2 ST. If I had a spare 20k id get the mk2 RS lol
Lenny
[quote name='DanGersFord' timestamp='1361721706' post='238547']
I like the mk 1 RS if I can find one thats not had loads of mods done to it I think id personally go for that but they're few and far between. Ive also never had a brand new car lol so id quite like the new ST. Ive got to admit though I do actualy love the orange mk2 ST. If I had a spare 20k id get the mk2 RS lol
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I like the RS both mk1 and mk2 but I'm not in favour of the bucket seat styling looks like they were designed by a 12 year old school boy,
St leather interior seats lookmuch better or even some bride bucket seats but not the rs ones lol
The new st is nice too but mk2 st got better reviews on both Topgear and fifth gear.
FOCA
The Focus RS MK1 is a very good handling car, and lighter, more track-orientated and probably sharper than the Focus ST mk2

It is possible to bring an ST mk2 to close to RS mk2 spec

here are some figures -

[size="2"]Focus RS mk1 217bhp 1250kgs 144mph 6.4secs 0-60mph [/size]
[size="2"]Focus ST mk2 222bhp 1392kgs 141mph 6.5secs 0-60mph [/size]
[size="2"]Focus RS mk2 301bhp 1467kgs 163mph 5.9secs 0-60mph [/size]
[size="2"]Focus ST mk2 Mountune kit = 260hp [/size]

[size="2"]Not everyone wants their performance car kitted out with all the junk of the day like a Merc S class or a lexus [/size]

[size="2"]Just a matter of personal taste [/size]
DanGersFord
I see pumaspeed are offering a remap to take the mk1 RS upto 330BHP [url="http://www.pumaspeed.co.uk/product-Focus-RS-Power-Upgrade-RS-330-340_630.jsp"]http://www.pumaspeed...330-340_630.jsp[/url]

I probably wouldnt do anything like that at first anyway i mean theres going to be a big increase in power going from a 1.3 fiesta to any of the cars im looking at lol from a zero start my younger brothers rustheap of a c***a accellerates faster than my fiesta :( lol


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