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vince_13

so back in 2008 passed my test and had the taste for ford in the form of a 1.1 fiesta, this had to go too many problems, so wanted another ford but no luck, settled for a nissan 1.5, and i must say excellent car well built never missed a beat, however again due to high mileage it suffered and soon couldnt keep up, i decided i was going go back to ford, looking in the focus ST however with fuel prices rising and doing 250+ miles a week it wasnt finacially viable

so i welcome you all to Vinnie

 

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Ford Focus Mk2.5 zetec 100 1.6

so that my car... what shall i do with it, lets begin

1) as i like my audio and music the first mod was the headunit

 

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the added bonus of this was bluetooth, dvd player, games and satnav

2) install my 12" 1000w Sub from my previous car,

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from previous bad experience with subs and audio equip and batteries (being young and dumb) i fitted a switch in the remote lead to give me the option of turning the sub on or off whenever i wanted,
i took advantage of the cigarrete socket and with some info from Stoney i found a office cable tidy that reduced the hole to allow for a alternate push button with red led from overclockers.

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3) The rear view camera, this was another feature of the new headunit, after some anoying wiring issues finally got it working

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4) the illuminated ignition ring and the footwell lights (which the looms were not fitted)

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5) unfortunately when fitting the wiring for the ignition ring i broke the interior light, however stoney came to the rescue and had a upgraded light including map lights unit he wasn't using and agreed to send it out foc thanks

thats was fitted along with the 3 led bulbs

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6) Reverse Cree q5 bulb

 

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DanGersFord

Looking good mate. Loving the ignition ring. Its a good idea having the on/off switch for the sub i never thought of that before might wire one in the next time i fit a sub :)

DanGersFord

Remember to update this thread with fresh pictures as you progress with any modifications :)

Preee

Your doing a great job , keep up the good work

Lenny
Looking good mate,
Stereo looks the business and fantastic custom build on the centre console button.
vince_13
thanks guys yes ill be taking the remaining pics tomorrow to upload

the switch i am very proud of prob my fave mod so far, and as for the switching the sub its the best idea yet well worth it
Stoney871

Thanks for the mention Mate, glad to be of some assistance.

Any more help needed, don't hesitate to ask. :)

vince_13

cheers guys, brought the dremel kit today, still got to wait until monday being payday then ill get some parts on order :D

b4zz

looking good so far fella and look worwared to seeing the foci progress.

just 1 question did your focus come with the footwell lights or did you put them in your self?

as i have heard all focus come with them but ford did not bother puttng bulbs in and if so what bulbs would fit

vince_13
Cheers b4zz my focus didn't come with them fitted so I had to make a loom up myself and I fitted 5w5 led bulbs also had to buy bulb holders

On a side note ive just bought a cree q5 fog light bulb and a elm cable
vince_13

cree fog bulb came today already for the twin reverse upgrade

 

elm cable im still waiting

 

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Stoney871
You'll love the Cree.
Cracking bulbs.
vince_13

yeh wish i knew about them earlier would of been handy in my old car

vince_13

just ordered new pedal covers so will be ftting them soon,

vince_13

heres what im hoping to achieve (the exterior anyway)

 

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vince_13

pedal covers arrived and now fitted

 

before

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after

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Brigante

look so much better dont they vinnie mate

 

how did you get on fitting em?

vince_13
Yh loads better, yh fitting was simple started with the rubber to make sure they wouldn't come off then put it the covers on
vince_13

well took advantage of this lovely weather and got some nice shots of the focus

 

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DanGersFord
Looks good you a stokie then?
vince_13

not religiously nah my family is though not 100% football fan myself but dont tell them haha

DanGersFord
I only ask cause I used to stay there lol
vince_13

in stoke, yh i live in stoke been here all my life stokie born and bread

DanGersFord
I lived in meir/Weston coyner for most of my life although I am orignally from up here lol
vince_13

ah yes meir, not far from the stadium really

 

btw dan when you going to fit illuminated ignition ring and footwell lights to ya fiesta :P

DanGersFord
Well ive just got blue illuminated window, window heater and headlight switches so might do that over the next couple of weeks to match :)
vince_13

yh i think it looks smart, just off topic but did you do the switches yourself? we bought the window switches (in blue) already done

Brigante

cars looking sweet mate

 

wanna come clean mine for me now lol?

 

only down the road ;)

vince_13
Wish I could clean my own haha im naff at cleaning cars

Whilst looking for illuminated switches for my gf fiesta I came across a dimmer unit complete with blue leds for my focus :)

Unfortunately im in Cumbria this week so wil have to wait until I get back to fit it,

Can provide an eBay link for anyone who is interested
vince_13

new part has arrived  will be fitted shortly

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here a pic showing before

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and here is a pic showing after

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possibly the quickest modification ive done so far

Brigante

new part has arrived  will be fitted shortly

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here a pic showing before

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and here is a pic showing after

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possibly the quickest modification ive done so far

 

Jammy mate looks tidy

 

That's you and Clive I'm jealous of now having this in blue LED

 

Been looking at this myself

 

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/FORD-FOCUS-MK3-05-10-C-MAX-FIESTA-MK6-MK7-BLUE-LED-HEADLIGHT-SWITCH-RED-PINK-/271199036907?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item3f24b8e5eb

 

But cant afford it at the moment after just replacing my rear windscreen

 

Just thought though I couldnt order this one anyway as I need the one with auto headlights on it

 

 

EDIT: this is the one I need

 

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/FORD-FOCUS-MK3-05-10-C-MAX-FIESTA-MK6-MK7-BLUE-LED-AUTO-HEADLIGHT-SWITCH-RED-/271178945362?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item3f23865352

vince_13
Yh thats the exact same item m8

It goes nicely with colour scheme
Brigante

said it a few times but the one thing i'm jealous about my kid sisters polo is that she has blue speedo illumination as standard

 

but i really want these

 

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Ford-Focus-05-Heater-Control-Unit-With-A-C-Aircon-Converted-With-BLUE-Leds-/281047841320?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item416fc1ba28

 

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to finish my interior off

 

got blue everything including blue front/rear footwells, blue ignition barrel, blue courtesy/maplights and most importantly blue headunit illumination.

 

 

you need some night shots of it all

getting these parts would nicely finish it all off

 

 

whats your interior lighting looking like atm mate?

vince_13

wow cheers m8 thats now on my wish list haha

 

erm interior is abit all over the place really,

 

new light switch in blue,

sub switch (centre console) in red (might change to blue)

footwell lights in blue,

interior light white led

dash clocks are red

headunit illumination is red but is not wired so does not give off any colour

 

yeh thats some pics im missing, of the car with the lights etc on at night inside and out

 

as you can see from the pictures above the 2 fog light symbols are not illuminated, im not sure if this is how it is supposed to be but im not particularly bothered atm

Brigante

your lighting definitely all over the place a bit lol

 

have you actually tried pulling the switch out to turn the fog light leds on mate?

vince_13

yeh i get a bit distracted by all the mods i want to do as you can see from my sig, unfortunately i tend not to think things through bout items haha

 

yeh had the fog lights on and nothing happens on the unit,

Stoney871
Mine lights up fully, front fog is white and the rear is red.
I also get a nice subtle blue light from the symbols on the dial itself when the lights are off.
vince_13

yeh i know what you mean clive, on the link from brigante it shows a red and white leds symbols, lol as long as my dash symbols light up when the lights are activated im not bothered,

DanGersFord
The only bit I cant get for mine is blue heater controls ;( looks great apart from that
Stoney871
If you contact Carparts4you2011 through eBay they will try to source any part and modify to your colour choice.
That's how i got my blue light unit, i asked them and they sourced one for me and i would assume also that's why there's now a few available once they found there was interest.
DanGersFord
Apparently the heater control on the mk6 fez cant be changed cause its a green filter that gives the colour?
Stoney871

Apparently the heater control on the mk6 fez cant be changed cause its a green filter that gives the colour?

I did not know that, pity as blue lights look way better.

DanGersFord
I seen someone change it to blu once but it involved actually cutting the dial sections out and scraping the green filter off altogether and seemed like alot of hassle. I might buy a second hand heater control and see what I can do with it
Stoney871
That's the spirit.
You know ya gotta give it a bash :d
b4zz

looking good fella

vince_13
Cheers m8 not sure which mod is next may have to wait till next month, but my red list in my sig is getting smaller at least
b4zz

that's the main thing your mods list is geeting smaller lol

I still got a few ideas for mine just booked it in to have the rear windows tinted on saterday so will get some pics up hopefully over the weekend

vince_13

oo ill be watching and waiting see how it looks,

vince_13
Been quoted £120 for rear windows 20% tints from a company in Birmingham also on the look out for a reverse/fog bulb holder connector and wiring to fit a second reverse bulb along with the clear lens.
Brigante

dont suppose your interested in a privacy glass rear windscreen are you mate?



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