mark_a_thorpe

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About mark_a_thorpe

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    Mark

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  • Ford Model
    Fiesta Zetec 1.25
  • Ford Year
    2013
  • UK/Ireland Location
    Angus
  • Annual Mileage
    0 to 5000
  1. Thanks everyone - good advice all round! I'll have a think...
  2. Ahh thanks for the info! So in the case of wheels, could they claim suspension is affected and void the warranty there?
  3. Hi all, hope you can help! This is my first new car, so the rules behind the warranty and modding are new to me too. What can I change without buggering my warranty? I've seen a post about new white ford gel badges for example - is that ok? What about new wheels? I went with the stock 15s, and wished I hadn't but I'd assume I could only replace with Ford wheels specifically for this car? Any thoughts would be appreciated guys and gals :)
  4. It's the actual body coloured add on that they've missed - silly Ford! I'll get some snaps up soon - not that there's much to show! (I'm used to big flashy modded photoshoots, so standard is a bit new!)
  5. Nice one, thanks Alex. Now can you fix my missing front lip?? :p
  6. Ahhh ok - odd! The catalogue suggested otherwise. Easy enough to change :)
  7. Just had a look - looks like there is a strip of reds above the glovebox, but the large footwell bulbs are definitely regular yellow bulbs. No biggie though - they're accessible so I'll just replace them myself!
  8. Hmm, it wasn't dark at the time so may have been misleading - I'll have a look later if/when this pesky sun goes away
  9. Thanks for the advice - the dealer's too far to take it back, but they're setting me up with something local, so it'll all be fine! :)
  10. Thanks for the welcome :) The dress up kit will be fixed - it's a misbuild - I noticed 2 miles away from picking the car up on the drive back (120 miles to pick it up!) but I wanted to get home to make sure I wasn't going mad! Apparently it's a disclaimer - they can change spec when they want, so the yellow lights are normal - sounds fishy to me though. It's such a small thing, but I just want everything to be as I ordered - that's not so much to ask surely?
  11. Hi all - I'm Mark, new to the Ford scene having driven old Jap cars until now. It's definitely a nice change! I picked up my white Zetec (+ dress up kit) on Weds, and so far I'm loving it! There are a couple of issues mind you: * The dress up kit didn't come with a front lip - this will be fixed.. * The red ambient lighting is infact yellow - I'm told Ford can change their spec at any time though?? * The drives seat seems to have a spring loose, and it "pings" into my back occassionally, just like a dodgy matress The above aside, it's a fantastic little car - and definitely leaps and bounds from my previous cars. :)
  12. Welcome to the Ford forums mark_a_thorpe :)