D13 HPD 95

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  • Birthday 04/13/1995

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    Focus ST-2
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    15,001 to 20,000

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  1. As the previous owner went for the CP300 package it already had an ECU flash done after it had the induction, intercooler and exhaust fitted, as the ECU is clever enough to know the drop in Intake temps and increase fuel to adapt to the denser air it will be fine, I'm going to get an more efficient intercooler and sports cat fitted in the coming months so will possibly have a tweak of the tune then but as I've technically not changed or added any other components to when it was flashed it should adapt on its own, I'm looking to add other performance parts in the latter of the year and possibly hybrid and bigger injectors next year so it will need a custom tune rolling Road tune not just a flash but it went out for a 2 hours drive today a couple of photos taken, again the induction system was cold after a very good blast down the A11 :)
  2. Yh pipe came with the ITG kit, awesome bit of kit love it so far
  3. Cheers Phil you don't want to know how long it toke me to complete and how many bits ended up in the bin after not going on right 😂 My review: Id taken her out yesterday for a 30min drive came back and couldn't put my hand on the intake pipe due to it being to hot, and tonight as I'm off work now for a few days I went the same route around the same temperature and made sure she got up to temp both coolant and oil, gave her a blast came back hand on the intake pipe and well I'm actually really impressed, it was cool not cold not ambient temp either but I could happily hold the intake pipe even near the turbo at the back without it feeling hot for £20 I call that a success!!
  4. Up nice and early after being on nights last night, couple of hours sleep but thought I'd better get up and get on with the day, change the intake system and give the car a deep clean inside and out! So here's the before and after photos of the intake - the old forge one is for sale in the sale section and eBay before and after, now there is a quieter suction noise, but it holds revs a little better, and you can now here the exhaust a little more, the DV has become a little quieter as well. next the clean started inside but no photos so here's the end result after 6 long hard hours at it :)
  5. Thank you Jonro, yes there is some slight negitive camber on the rear not a great deal only 3 degrees id estimate, its a close one im not sure if i should reduce the fronts back down to 15mm spacers, but in certain angles the fronts are spot on, its the tyres as they have the rim protector lip fitted it looks like they are poking out from the arch but the side wall is pretty much bang in line with the arch, i might have to get 25mm's for the rears as of yet im happy with it how it is
  6. So my new ITG induction system came today, quickly before work tonight I've wrapped the intake pipe in some aliminuim plated fibreglass heat reflection wrap stuff or other, supposedly 95% heat reflection, was suggested to do it by the guys at TK Performance, after some data logging their test car intake temps dropped by almost 15'C after wrapping theirs so for £20 I'm In, just need to fit it all tomorrow - my Forge kit will be for sale after if anyone's interested
  7. Has anyone done this mod can help a lad out :)
  8. when you remove the mirror lens, you can see some tabs on the top push these down with some force down and away from you the cap will come off above the lens and then you have access to unclip the lens
  9. that looks right to me
  10. Firstly the ford badge you can get off ebay for £20, id use a heat lamp leave it near the badge 1-2 feet away for half hour and gently pry the old one off, the new ones come with 3M tape so peel off and install, also the wing mirror puddle light, move the mirror to the far bottom and in, use a trim removal tool so you dont damage the paint, flick the mirror off just pops off might take a little force, then the light holder is just there on the bottom, id suggest changing both to some nice crisp white LED's :)
  11. i dont know how to install one on your model of car, but ive always found them worth while in installing them, the crud ive seen in a few of mine esp from my previous car Mk1 TT that was full of oil vapor nearly monthly
  12. Its been a long day and now being at work for my loverly night shift until 6:30am im in for some well deserved sleep soon i think
  13. Dez, i did see that but im more after where is this soleniod valve and which line is which
  14. Anyone fitted the puma speed boost solenoid valve? http://www.pumaspeed.co.uk/product-Pumaspeed-Focus-Heavy-Duty-Boost-Solenoid_15739.jsp i had it turn up today but no fitting instructions and they don't supply them apparently....
  15. Well it's a been a big busy day lots of photos about to be uploaded so here we go! so here's some of the days doing, stsrted Ed with the throttle pedal spacer for more heel toe action next the rear spacers went on, 20mm all round same as the fronts not sure if the rears need more tho :/ side ST gel badges new ford gel badges black and yellow plus new steering wheel badge new front and rear number plates on spoiler riser kit Not sure if the fronts are touch and go being legal when the mot comes round ... hmmm but this is how she sits now :) very happy just got to wait for the new rear mudflaps need to fit the new boost solenoid valve and then wait for more goodies to come :) and a good deep clean on Saturday