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Russ

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  • Gender* Male
  • Ford Model 1.6L Focus Titanium mk2 facelift
  • Ford Year 2008
  • UK/Ireland Location WestLothian
  • Annual Mileage 10,001 to 15,000
  • Interests Classic Cars
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  1. notifications

    I do, but the search function at the top of the page won't work for me (so I can't search for subjects in the forum) and sometimes I can't edit my post.
  2. Dash cams. What do you have?

    The price will reflect the fact it's an f1.6 lens. As in camera lenses the wider the aperture the more expensive the lens is!
  3. Check the battery voltage, easy and quick to do and if nothing else it will tell you wether the battery's dud or not
  4. m.o.t

    I remember saying a long time ago that mot's will just get stricter and weirdly was told by some "it'll never happen!"
  5. Dash cams. What do you have?

    Mio Mivue 518 here. 1080p full HD/GPS/F2 lens/parking mode/Emergency recording http://eu.mio.com/en_gb/mivue-518.htm
  6. Speeding

    tell your mate to say he's a footballer and a fine/ban would cause him untold hardship, then he'd get off a bit more leniently !
  7. Tank Millage

    When I said 'normal' I mean everyday driving, not playing at being Sebastian Vettel at every set of traffic lights or junction ;)
  8. Advertising fails...

    Looks like it's been abandoned!
  9. Top Engine Mount

    I think there's a bit on the site (or a number) to contact them for prices if you can't see the item your after Tom, I've bought wheels from them for two Fiestas and phoning them, they were quite good.
  10. Tank Millage

    Depends how you drive it, we all 'think' we drive 'normal' but in reality we don't, so if your the 'gung ho' foot to the floor, boot it away from the lights (I've got to go fast) type then 304 miles 'might' be a decent mileage for your type of driving. Also, short journeys will drag the mpg down!
  11. Top Engine Mount

    http://www.fordpartsuk.com/shop/search.php?keywords=Focus+engine+mount
  12. Reflection Shots

    Halfords turtle wax wash & wax then a going over with Autobrite Liquid Gloss (carnauba wax and protector)
  13. I edited the post to say your battery shows 08/03 at the right hand side.
  14. Your battery shows 08/03 at the right hand side! The age of a car battery is always stamped on a label which is normally located on the side of the battery. This label indicates when the battery was shipped from the manufacturer. Important battery information starts with 2 characters: Letter - indicates which month the car battery was manufactured in (Example: A is January, B is February, C is March, etc) Digit - indicates the year in which the battery was manufactured (Example: 9 for 1999, 0 for 2000, 1 for 2001, etc) For example an automotive battery date code that starts with "B1" would be February, 2001. Taken from http://www.atbatt.com/car-battery/faq
  15. Things I Don't Like

    When you do the 'donkey' work for lazy folk and they're too lazy to even thank you for it !