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JamesMalin

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About JamesMalin

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  • Birthday 08/19/1981

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    James

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  • Ford Model
    Ford Focus Mk3 1.0 EcoBoost 125PS
  • Ford Year
    2015
  • UK/Ireland Location
    Hertfordshire

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  1. Are Modern cars really that fast?

    My uncles Nissan Almera Tino Automatic is quicker off the line than most cars and that's about 13 years old!
  2. Sudden Drop in MPG

    I stopped buying Supermarket grade fuel years ago after a pal showed me the inside of a petrol and diesel fuel filter after a year of use. Some people may think i'm wrong but it's only what i've been told, read and seen with my own eyes. Supermarket fuel is a lesser grade. Legal yes but not filtered as much as BP, ESSO and Shell. I did have issues with my old TDCI which had a gunked up filter in the fuel tank as well as a worn diesel pump too.
  3. Brake Pads Question

    Mintex 1154's on mine.
  4. mk3 Focus Ecoboost 1.0 125 Mods advice request

    I've got a BlueFin and although i am impressed with the 3rd gear pull for overtaking when needed i'm not as happy as i thought i'd be. Especially as it claims to improve mpg but even when driving normally i only get 40mpg to a tank whereas i was getting 50mpg. I wanted a rear engine mount but Mountune state it's only fr the 1.6 EcoBoost and not the 1.0 EcoBoost which is a tad annoying. I still get a bit of suspension engine vibration when pulling away quickly. New Eibach springs are ordered too which i hope will aid handling as well as stance. Has anyone done any other mods to their 1.0 EcoBoost Focus?
  5. Disc & Pad Upgrade

    I own a Ford Focus Mk3.5 1.0 EcoBoost (125) and was wondering if there are any upgrade to better discs and pads or just replacing my current ones. Had a couple of instances after a spirited drive of brake fade/noise. Had a search on here but only found Mk2 info. Anyone got preferences to brands? EBC? Brembo? Mintex? Pagid? This http://www.pumaspeed.co.uk/product-Zero-Sixty-260mm-Performance-Grooved-Discs_16793.jsp & This http://www.pumaspeed.co.uk/product-Mintex-M1144-Focus-EcoBoost-Front-Pads_16794.jsp ALSO this website http://www.mtecbrakes.com/brake-discs/ford/focus-mk-iii-11-15/focus-1-0-ecoboost-125bhp-02-12-05-15.html Found on a quick Google search.
  6. Software

    How yo doin'?
  7. New Ford owner

    Just a word of warning. Remember that wheels cannot pretrude out past the wheel arches by law. So if you do get spacers make sure it's all legal. Only takes a jobsworth to pull you up on it and make you change it back. I'm surprised your car didn't come with the super sporty suspension as standard.
  8. When you say 'loose' do you mean the aux port on your car? Where is it located? Can you get behind it to see if something is broken/not connected correctly?
  9. Software

    Evans Halshaw Ford updated my Focus software when it went in for an O2 Sensor replacement. You could always chat up the Ford grease monkey's!
  10. Can You Guess Where I Am?

    He's 74...AND a Sir
  11. Legality of rear light tints

    Sneak up on said kill joy, tap on shoulder, place foot one inch past his family jewels, walk off. The End.
  12. Things I Don't Like

    Cleaning your car for a couple of hours and getting that lovely shine all over then relaising there's more dents, scrapes and chips than you thought...AND THEN seeing it's clearly had the front nearside bumper re-sprayed...BADLY!
  13. Things I Don't Like

    Nope. They detect MoT also. I was pulled when i drove my Puma track car as i'd forgotten to renew my MoT as thought it was a month late than it was.
  14. Upholstery cleaning

    Well i have rented and taken back the rug doctor and i'm massively impressed! £22.99 for 24hrs and i did my house and car in that time! Bought the carpet detergent and already had an upholstery cleaner spray. Car seats have come up looking brand new and my house carpets are looking fresh! If you haven't tried this yet then do so! Cheap, easy with great results!
  15. Retrofit auto lights on a 2015 Ford Focus

    I'm struggling to find anywhere that has a titanium wiring loom :( Do Ford sell the whole thing? Probably a silly amount of money though. I have all the other items ready to go.