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Lenny

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  1. ๐Ÿ˜ฉon them now myself ๐Ÿ‘‡
  2. I had a similar problem with sky and results were "new customers only" when I wanted to get a sky box with the WiFi built in to access movie downloads, So I terminated contract; phoned them and said I was moving to another house where I would be renting a room and the landlord lives in house already had sky in it. they couldn't try offer me any alternatives with that story ๐Ÿ˜‰ we then went to the local CarPhoneWarehouse where I got the wife to sign up to sky as a new customer using the same address and the same direct debit details as the old subscription. I just removed my sky card when I knew the installer was arriving. Results were; we got the new sky box for free aswell as half price bill for six months ๐Ÿ˜€ next time I'll sign up as the new customer again ๐Ÿ‘ and regarding the RJ45 network cables; if possible and where it is possible you should try upgrading the cables to CAT7 there capable of up to 10Gb per second data transfer, I bought all mine from various ebay sellers "Ibra" is a good brand if you search for "ibra Cat7"
  3. The guy i knew with the focus used around three or four packs of the stuff ๐Ÿ˜ The amount you have used doesn't seem excessive and you have achieved the desired effect, that's pretty good work ๐Ÿ‘
  4. Say nothing; take off the old spoiler, calmly walk across the road and beat him repeatedly then walk away three steps before returning to give em a kick.๐Ÿ˜
  5. The only connector left on it is; the loom plug in to the led brake light unit. Also put a blanket on the roof to protect from scratching when fitting.
  6. Do they do the switches in black aswell? And I hope you acknowledge the little things as much with the wife as you do the focus or she will be well peeved ๐Ÿ˜
  7. I assume that's an ST spoiler for a mk2 & mk2.5 focus? The st has a different loom connector, If you had purchased it brand new from ford; http://www.fordpartsuk.com/shop/ford_focus_st_rear_spoiler_2008_f_1689072.htm it wouldn't have a loom connector atall it comes with crimps instead, But both on the high level brake light look are black ๐Ÿ˜… so you need to turn on the ignition and press the brake pedal using either; A: the missus or B: the head and handle of the vacuum cleaner jammed between pedal and seat to act as a foot activating the brake lights while you wire in the new loom using crimps and pvc tape. also before fitting purchase some bathroom silicone and apply a ring of it around each bolt hole between the outside boot and the spoiler. this prevents the common boot leak problem from ever happening to you Hi5๐Ÿ™‹
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  9. I recommended some DEi Boom speaker baffles I've fitted in all four doors and they work great enhancing sound and preventing speakers rattling the panels, I've been in a fellow members focus before which had the silent coat fitted and personally im not a fan purly due to its weight and the effect that can have on fuel consumption but I suppose it also depends on how much of the stuff is used aswell.
  10. Some "lemsip cold&flu" tablets are brilliant there a green&red box
  11. Yep, the vaccine contains a minute percentage of the flu virus to create the biological antibodies within your immune system preventing you from catching the full flu virus, If you get the vaccine again next year it won't affect you as much as your already a subscriber ๐Ÿ˜
  12. Every rose has it's thorn #YesItDoes
  13. There are auto dimming relays available which reduce power by 50% there mainly designed for DRL's but I've used them in a few applications Guide to Fitting Auto Dimmer Unit to Gauges or DRL's Click Here All said though; I can't imagine a relay being able to control the backlight of the screen when it's not been built in as part of the main motherboard, most units have an interior light sensor feed built in which automatically dims the screen when parking lights have been activated, personally id sell the P.O.S and go for a Pioneer unit here's some other guides in not sure if I've linked them before which may help in the future. There's an old saying: "why have a dog when you still need to bark yourself anyway" Guide to Fitting Aftermarket headunit focus Mk2 & Mk2.5 Click Here Guide To fitting 10" HD Flip Down Monitor Focus Mk2 & Mk2.5 Click Here Custom 10" Sub enclosure & Amp panel Focus Mk2 & Mk2.5Click Here Guide Installing Reverse Camera Focus Mk2.5 2008 - 2011Click Here
  14. The RF output on the sky box may need a 12v power supply to boost it's strength or The distribution amplifier you currently have; isint compatible with "magic eye" A way to test this is hopefully the magic eye has an led indicator on it; this led only iluminates when the signal for control is linked with the sky box, So working at the distribution amplifier; if you can unplug the feed coming from the sky box's RF output and plug it in to the magic eye, If the magic eye led illuminates; this means the signal is strong enough from the sky box and you need to change the distribution amplifier to one that is "bypass compatible" alternatively If the magic eye led doesn't illuminate; then the signal is weak coming from the sky box and you may benefit from fitting a 12v power supply to the I/O link RF output adaptor. Installing a second sky box will only give you the freeview channels unless you had a subscription card fitted in, a second viewing card can be purchased from sky but this would cost you around 10 pounds extra per month possibly more depending on your current package. Back in the early 90's it was possible to transfer the viewing card between box's just like changing a CD in the radio but sky later stopped this because people were paying for sports and pay per view then bringing the viewing card down to the sky box in the pub for all to watch ๐Ÿ˜ Now when you transfer the viewing card to another box you need to phone them up with the box number then they activate to let you use it, This eliminates the option of transferring the one existing viewing card frequently between two box's within the home as may have been the plan for the bedroom box.