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Wheels93

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Wheels93 last won the day on November 22 2015

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About Wheels93

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    James

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    Male
  • Ford Model
    Ford Focus MK2.5
  • Ford Year
    2011
  • UK/Ireland Location
    Leicestershire
  • Annual Mileage
    5001 to 10,000
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    General Automotive
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  1. As always ;) I will be doing all the cosmetics as normal but with more of a focus on performance this time. Trying to work out who I want to be my tuner ATM.
  2. Cheers Baz. It has been cherished and well looked after. I'm getting myself a Mk3 ST buddy :) Cheers pal. Fingers crossed it doesn't hang around too long and onto the next one :)
  3. Trying to get a bit of a ball rolling on this. Car is coming up for sale with everything on it except the headunit and air intake. Message if seriously interested and I will not be taking parts off for seperate sale.
  4. I was with elephant a few years ago when I started modifying.. they might allow the mod might not. Best to ring first if your planning on declaring and I'm sure elephant only let you do 2mods max!
  5. Got some new toys over the black friday period. I have procured some Carbon Collective detailing products and a Karcher K4 full control and a WD2 VAC :) should have posted this on before but my Instagram is jimmy_wheel if anyone is interested.
  6. Not updated this in a while so i thought I would pick some pictures up. I promised pictures from Ford Fair and never delivered so here we go. No modifications have been done on the vehicle since Ford Fair although I've been eyeing up a bonnet with vents. If any have heard the rumours then, yes I am looking at getting a TS Mk3 ST next year :) I will be attending The Ford Bibles breakfast next Sunday in Tipton if anyone is attending :) the car will be treated to a full Carbon Collective detail this week coming and I will do pictures! PINKY SWEAR! P.S is it just me or is Photobucket now riddled in JavaScript Viruses!
  7. Managed to get a few little things in before Ford Fair. Nothing as noticeable as some mods previous but some I have had in some garage and been thinking about for a while. The first thing that I managed to get done was to fit myself a K&N 57s-4000 filter. I did quite a bit of research on this before buying and must be honest it paid off and am really pleased. For those of you that know the filter it costs in the region of £150-£200, I managed to bag this for £80 second hand. It had covered 28k but had been oiled and serviced prior to me purchasing it. The first picture is of the lid which is slightly higher than the standard box and also has an open end to increase the amount of air it can suck in. (Picture taken from Lenny (Ford Owners Club)) This second picture is to show how the filter looks and to demonstrate the bung system it incorporates. In the summer you can remove the bung to increase noise and the surface area of the filter. In the winter you would refit the bung as there is a higher chance of sucking in too much cold air and additional rubbish floating around in the air. (Picture taken from Lenny (Ford Owners Club)) The third and fourth pictures are merely it fitted and how it looks in my engine bay. No comments about the cleanliness please :P that'll be sorted over the next couple of days. Some of you may know that I was asking about brakes not too long back. Well I bought them after some discussion and can say I finally fitted them this Saturday just gone. They are EBCs BSD (Blade Series Disc) and the design is lovely. The pads are greenstuff but neither have bed in effectively so I can't give an honest review yet. Over the next two days I am off work to get the car detailed for Ford Fair. I will update accordingly on the day as I wouldn't want to spoil the surprise :P (I'm sure there will be stunners there!) C&C Welcome as per :)
  8. I didn't.. depends on how they look when on i guess.
  9. Hi b4zz. Thank you for your message about the flaps but thought I would post the pictures on here so it could help everyone. Here are where they were attached on mine : First pic is the back and second is the front :)
  10. Mm I'm not sure either about carbon but I think it needs something and normally carbon is a pretty tame go. I appreciate what your saying about the buttons but the STs have a carbon surround and silver buttons "/ Sun strip is tempting. Got to see what money I've got left nearer the end of the pay packet with it being a long month :(
  11. Tonight seen a very slight change to the motor (when I say slight I mean minuscule)! As today is pay day thought I would treat the car to some new heater knobs :P There are some pics below if anyone is interested ;) Before: After: In other news though, I think I have finally sold bonnet vents to myself and got myself provisionally on a fitting meet with the Focus STOC. I am bricking myself a little bit but am satisfied that the bloke who is coming out knows what he is doing (Nick STParts). As some of you know, I have got some bonnet vents already but am going to have them colour coded so they are a bit more subtle. I have also got some Carbon EBC Blade Styled Discs and GreenStuff Pads in the post that should hopefully be swapped out next weekend (feel a tad lighter in the pocket after those) but should dramatically improve my breaking performance! And finally a couple of questions for you lovely people: 1) Do I carbon wrap my centre console? 2) Should I fit a thin Sun Strip onto the front of the car? C&C Welcomed as per :)
  12. http://www.performancecreations.co.uk/ford-focus-st-mk2-st225-3mm-pvc-black-308-p.asp Those are the flaps buddy. They are extremely hard wearing and worth the money. I am pretty sure you wouldn't have any problems fitting them to your car without side skirts. Just have to pick your holes :) Cheers for your comments and the rear wiper fits the car nicely :)
  13. Today, me and a few other guys attended Ford In The Park at Kingsbury Water Park. The weather was terrible but attendance wasn't bad at all! Managed to get a few pictures still. Here are a few for your perusal: Managed to bag myself a cheeky gloss rear wiper too for the focus from PaintModz! Must say it looks so much better and blends nicely with the privacy glass:
  14. Looking good. You looking at mountuning anything else? I see your short shift in there
  15. Always good to be different.. don't be a sheep :D