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Philf1

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About Philf1

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    Focus RS Finally Arrived
  • Birthday 10/24/1959

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    Focus RS mk3
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    2016
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    Yorkshire
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  1. Philf1's Nitrous Blue Focus RS

    Car is booked in at dealership on Tuesday for the seat to be replaced also 1st service being done at the same time Sent from my iPhone
  2. Our Very Own Yplac Thread..

    Probably like me rather plac than get his car dinked by a proper c*** who doesn’t give a s**t about anyone else’s car Sent from my iPhone
  3. What do you clean your car with?

    They’re iron contamination fall out removers not wheel cleaners you need to use that in conjunction with a wheel cleaning product such as this https://www.autobritedirect.co.uk/index.php/wheels-tyres/wheel-cleaners/britegel-safe-wheel-cleaning-gel-by-autobrite-direct.html Sent from my iPhone
  4. What do you clean your car with?

    Try autobrite products they’re excellent and not too expensive Sent from my iPhone
  5. Question. Dipped beam into leds.

    Try ceuk for LEDs Sent from my iPhone
  6. Philf1's Nitrous Blue Focus RS

    So I had a call from Ford customer service today to tell me my new seat was finally ready and delivered to my local dealer. First complained about it back in July so just the 4 months wait. Going tomorrow to book it in and arrange the first service as well Sent from my iPhone
  7. Mk8 Delivery Delays?

    Still waiting for my replacement seat for my RS been over a month now evidently it’s a shortage of parts so probably leather as well Sent from my iPhone
  8. How fast is the ST really?

    Once had 130 out of my ST obviously not on public roads of course [emoji56] Sent from my iPhone
  9. Things I Do Like

    Nice Sent from my iPhone
  10. D13HPD ST-2

    Where did you get the air inlet scoop and how much Dan Sent from my iPhone
  11. Philf1's Nitrous Blue Focus RS

    Yes but when I drive, let’s say more spiritedly, it drops to low 20’s but for my normal commuting I’m pretty happy with that. It’s definitely got better than when I first got the car. Sent from my iPhone
  12. Philf1's Nitrous Blue Focus RS

    God I never thought this would cause so much argument. The trip and average fuel were both reset to zero for both tests. I then drove for almost two weeks covering 426 then reset again and drove 427 miles. The fuel consumption was basically the same 29. The amount of fuel left in the tank and therefore miles to empty are not relevant I’m not even sure how much was in the tank when I started each time because that’s not what I was testing. If I’d wanted to test how many miles to a tank of fuel it would have been relevant. However I know that a tank gives in the region of 220 miles on average. Hope this helps to explain Sent from my iPhone
  13. Philf1's Nitrous Blue Focus RS

    The miles travelled is top left so 426 and 427 so both the same distance. That’s why the comparison is valid. The figure in bottom right you refer to is miles to empty. As I never run to empty but fill up anywhere from 1/2 down but never the same this figure is irrelevant in this test. Sent from my iPhone
  14. Philf1's Nitrous Blue Focus RS

    Yes actually got slightly better by 0.1 mile with stop start switched off. Sent from my iPhone
  15. Philf1's Nitrous Blue Focus RS

    Thought I’d do a not very scientific comparison of the stop start system on the RS. Two weeks with stop start operating and two weeks with it switched off. Both including a reasonably long journey and both with normal driving to and from work. Results are a little surprising See if you can work out which is which Sent from my iPhone