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Eddieboi

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About Eddieboi

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    Settling In Well
  • Birthday 12/02/1986

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  • First Name Edward

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  • Gender* Male
  • Ford Model Fiesta Zetec Climate
  • Ford Year 2008
  • UK/Ireland Location Surrey
  • Annual Mileage 5001 to 10,000
  1. Ford owners web site upgrade

    The Ford OC app you download from the app store via your phone. You should be able to find it as I've had no issues finding it on mine. Sent from my iPhone using Ford OC mobile app
  2. Ford Fiesta Mk6 08 Upgrades

    Good site that...and whilst i think about it I need to get a new RH electric wing mirror replacement since everytime I lock the car and the mirror folds in the RH side one just makes that god awful sound like it really wants to fold in even more!
  3. Hi all, So I've been a member on these forums for a while, also great to read these mod/project threads. Recently I got signed off as a qualified Duty Manager...woohay!...which means I'll get paid a little more. Since I plan to keep my fiesta as long as I can...since I would need to save up a while to even get a new car I thought I would invest in some small improvements Also I am guessing these "mods" would increase my insurance...how much I do wonder, although I am kinda glad im 29 lol - New headlights LINK I absolutely hate the ones with the car so I was thinking about maybe getting a new pair to make the front end of the car look a lil bit nicer lol My understanding is these aftermarket lights tend to require some wiring...is wiring relatively simply?...think I have seen a few old threads talking about wiring new headlights up etc.    - Induction Kit LINK So not entirely sure if it's worth getting one, let alone how to install one (guess thats where my younger brother comes in handy!)...some advise would be great. My understanding is other than the engine sounding a bit nice I should get some gains in mpg and acceleration etc.  - Bodykit At some point I would like to get a body kit for the car...give it a new cool look...and I know this will be the most expensive part of the upgrade since that will defiantly hike up my insurance somewhat...and the cost both for buying the body kit and getting it painted and fitted. Finding it a tad confusing in finding a body kit for a 5 door mk6 fiesta...but ill keep looking...I might end up getting a bumper first but we shall see!   Any suggestions of sites I should buy from, advise etc would be great!
  4. Flip Key Fob covnersion

    Yeah this flip key is so much better both look wise and working wise. I had my car park on the main road opposite the petrol forecourt station I work in and was actually able to lock and unlock it from the till area considering the till area is like a good couple of metres away lol Wouldn't be able to do that with the original keys for crap. Yeah I noticed no ford logo so might get one just to finish it off! Sent from my iPhone using Ford OC mobile app
  5. Flip Key Fob covnersion

    Got the key this morning.  Your advise and video helped very much. Was able to program the key no problem what so ever. 
  6. Flip Key Fob covnersion

    All sorted. Luckily the spare key had the key code on it. So should have this new flip key tomorrow! At least I don't have to worry about breaking the key lol Sent from my iPhone using Ford OC mobile app
  7. Flip Key Fob covnersion

    Cheers for the advise very helpful! Sent from my iPhone using Ford OC mobile app
  8. Flip Key Fob covnersion

    Will do. Prob get this sorted when I next get paid. I'll be using one of the two keys I've got as I got 2 keys when I brought the car. So all I need to do is just transfer the bits in from one key to new fob and then get it cut and programmed etc? Sent from my iPhone using Ford OC mobile app
  9. Flip Key Fob covnersion

    Hi all, So after almost breaking my car key at work last night I decided it's time to get a flip key to replace my ugly current key fob lol So I have two key sets for my car, so plan to use one for the key conversion. So my understanding from doing my research on the forums is to buy a flip key fob conversion kit: http://www.ebay.co.uk/ulk/itm/131696335102 A simple matter of carefully removing the bits from the old key fob to the new one. Then getting a car locksmith place to cut a copy of the car key and everything should work?...well that's my understanding from what I have read. Anything else I may of missed or should know? I know the key cut will probably cost between £10-£20 Sent from my iPhone using Ford OC mobile app
  10. Thatcham alarm system

    Hi all, Thinking about getting a thatcham alarm system for my Ford Fiesta mk6 (model before the new facelift that came late 2008). Was wondering if anyone has any advise on what alarm system to look into etc. Ideally one that will help reduce the insurance. Not entirely sure if I have a factory installed immobiliser already, any ideas how to check? Just about know I have a wheel deadlock installed on the car lol Sent from my iPhone using Ford OC mobile app
  11. Cheers. Might have to look into that. I havnt had a chance to run the engine for 10mins...mind you did take me like 10mins to get home from parents. Had to go nick a aerial connection part from my brother lol Overall it wasn't too painful to install. Just had to take stuff apart to thread the cables for the mic and USB cable...which included taking one part of the door arch panelleing off Sent from my iPhone using Ford OC mobile app
  12. Stereo installed...took an hour or 3 lol had a few issues but all good now. Absolutely love it lol Will get some pictures up at some point tonight. Although I am having an issue with the fascia fitting securely properly. I got told to put the cage in first but found the cage would be loose so installed the fascia holder frame in first and slotted cage into and bent the pins like you would. Might saw down the pop in pins a little as I think the lip of the cage is stopping them fully inserting Sent from my iPhone using Ford OC mobile app
  13. Sounds like fun lol Sent from my iPhone using Ford OC mobile app
  14. Picking up the double din kit and adaptor tomorrow can't wait! Don't think I need to worry about those unconnected wires as I'm sure I saw a video most of them are used when using other things with the stereo. Sent from my iPhone using Ford OC mobile app
  15. Hi Lenny, So I understand I need to use the pioneer cable that came with the stereo to connect to stereo, then to stalk adaptor then from there to factory loom, however I have 4 wires, do I need to use the 4 unattached wires (System remote control, mute, reverse gear signal input and mute). I assume 2 of them are only used if installing a rear parking camera. Installing the d-din kit looks simple enough as the video explains it quite well and your guide is straight forward to understand...although I am now wondering if i need to get some longer screws lol Im hoping to get my kit and stalk adaptor this monday or tuesday. Ed