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About kingsblue

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  • First Name chris

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  • Gender* Male
  • Ford Model Focus 1.6
  • Ford Year 2011
  • UK/Ireland Location Gloucestershire
  • Annual Mileage 5001 to 10,000
  1. Pinto engine value - query

    Not sure if it's worth that much being a 1.6, if it was a 2 litre it would have been worth a bit more, however if it runs ok with a quiet camshaft, I'd stick it on ebay with a start off price at £100 and let it find its own value.
  2. I should of thought it would use next to no oil, of all the 1.6 16v petrol ones I've owned, none of them have used oil, the lowest mileage I've owned was 5k miles, the highest 70k miles, none of them used a drop! Have you checked for any leaks or any blue smoke from the exhaust?
  3. Peter

    Soungs like there's a leak on the brake servo or the pipe work.
  4. Ford Major Service

    I'd double check with Fordthorne that's a major service, I know 3 years/37500 mile service should be one but I think they've messed up on their price, that sounds like the price for a minor service. Although if it wasn't a major service you could always do a screen print as proof and argue it.
  5. Usually when you get an oil burning smell through the heater vents, oil is dripping onto the hot exhaust & getting burnt off, I suspect your sump is still leaking somewhere, whether it's the sump itself or where it mates to the engine block.
  6. Mk2.5 Focus To Mk7.5 Fiesta

    I don't think you'd find a 1.0 ecoboost titanium for under 8k unless its high mileage, how about a 1.4 titanium, they're a little bit older though & it'll be a MK7 not a MK7.5. I think the newest 1.4 petrol you'd get is on a 62 plate. I think the only MK7.5 for 7k is going to be a 1.25, even the 1.0 ecoboost zetec's start at around 7.5k with average mileage.
  7. Rear Disc Manufacturer.

    Delphi are a very good make, so is Pagid, which are usually on offer from Euro car parts.
  8. Battery Advice

    Be careful with the battery fitted to the 1.8 TDCI, apparently they fitted two types of batteries to these, the 100 battery is 278mm in length & 72AH, the 110 battery is 315mm in length & 80AH.My friend has just replaced his on a 2006 1.8 TDCi, His was fitted with the 80AH & 315mm, he bought his bosch S4 from GSF, after applying a discount code it came to £79. It might be the same as this battery, he bought his from GSF though.
  9. Agree with the above, I've got a 2011 1.6 estate mk2.5, it's a little low geared especially on the motorway, I seem to average 40 mpg taking it easy, not the fastest thing in the world but it does the job.
  10. I wouldn't use DOT 5 its silicone, stick to DOT 4 or possibly DOT 5.1
  11. Focus Mk3 Brakes Squeal

    If you're going to euro car parts I'd buy the pagid disc & pads, not their cheap ones.
  12. New Focus Owner!

    1.8 TDCI has a cambelt.
  13. Was that from trust ford in Ashton Bristol?
  14. Fiesta Zetec Vs Titanium

    New plates come out on the 1st September (65 plate).
  15. Yes, the thread is here about the 1.8 tdci injectors