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#1 Lenny

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Posted 10 September 2011 - 09:51 PM

Found this seller on e-bay he's 100% I've purchased a strip for the glove box from him, it will finish the dashboard off nicely, has some nice pieces for the focus , postage is very cheap too. Also manufactures parts for the Mondeo and other cars, Click Here
also here is some pictures of his parts, I personally have purchased the first two below.

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Posted 11 September 2011 - 08:15 AM

will have a ganders at this when i am home, work pc block ebay :@

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Posted 11 September 2011 - 09:40 AM

Nice find Lenny, i will take a look



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Posted 11 September 2011 - 10:17 AM

Nice find Lenny, i will take a look


Thanks guys,
I had one of the glove box strips from this seller, fitted on my car but when i was changing the glove box bulb to led type,
i got out of the car to get a screw driver, and left the glove box open
when i came back i jumped in to the car as it was lashing rain :angry: , the glove box was open and the strip caught in my jeans i didnt notice and kept going,
resulting in it peeling off and curling :blink: , i wasnt able to get the kin out of it completly so i threw it out,
lesson learned dont get in the car with the glove box open :D
bought a replacment yesterday looks really good fitted in the car, not sure about the centre compartment cover wouldnt be my cup of tea but each to their own.
would reflect the light from the marine light nicely though

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Posted 11 September 2011 - 11:32 AM

Thanks guys,
I had one of the glove box strips from this seller, fitted on my car but when i was changing the glove box bulb to led type,
i got out of the car to get a screw driver, and left the glove box open
when i came back i jumped in to the car as it was lashing rain :angry: , the glove box was open and the strip caught in my jeans i didnt notice and kept going,
resulting in it peeling off and curling :blink: , i wasnt able to get the kin out of it completly so i threw it out,
lesson learned dont get in the car with the glove box open :D
bought a replacment yesterday looks really good fitted in the car, not sure about the centre compartment cover wouldnt be my cup of tea but each to their own.


nice stuff youre getting me into trouble with the mrs lol i think ill be getting the glovebox and upper vent trim as well. i can hear her indoors nagging already

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Posted 11 September 2011 - 02:17 PM

nice stuff youre getting me into trouble with the mrs lol i think ill be getting the glovebox and upper vent trim as well. i can hear her indoors nagging already


My Mrs hates me too, hates E-bay and hates the postman for bringing me items purchased on e-bay :lol:
she wants me to sign a form to say ill close my e-bay account

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Posted 20 September 2011 - 08:51 PM

Quick Update, received the glove box strip and air vent surrounds in the post this morning,

I quickly ran out to the car and started applying, wiped the dash clean then i lined the glovebox with masking tape which made it easier to line the strip up correctly with the shape of the glove box panel. Stuck in place and gave them a short blast of the hairdryer and a light press on to ensure the 3M backing was well bedded in.

Its important to have the lining up of these parts correct nearly first time, as the strips are wafer thin they can kink or ripple if removed and relayed,
so if possible try to make the lining up as easy as you can,
as you can see below i masked the area around where i wanted to place the strip to try and aid the lining up process, as its not advised to stick and remove it again, not even once as this can cause a ripple in the metal which you wont be able to straighten again, so it's basicly a one chance to stick it,

also as you can see in the pictures below, the glove box lip at the top is not a straight edge, so you will have to straighten it by eye judgment rather than the edge of the glove box.

I'll take more pictures in the morning, experiencing difficulty uploading,:rolleyes:

Also fitted the upper vent surrounds which are razor sharp on the edges prior to sticking them flush to the dash,

Sliced my thumb almost an inch long while fitting the left passenger one, I didn't realise I had done until I reached for a haribo Tangtastic sour sweet, lifted me out of it stung like bejeasus :blink:

So anyone fitting the vent surrounds take car you don't want to slice your thumb in half when smoothing them on to the dash.

My next mod is to purchase a set of speaker surrounds from the same seller, i spoke to him earlier today about purchasing a set of four as my focus is a five door,
I would like to have speaker surrounds on all four speakers, he has informed me that the surrounds are currently only available for the front door speakers, although he is starting trials of the rear speaker surrounds at the beginning of next month,B)

So I'm going to standby and wait to purchase them next month to save a bit on postage, buy them all together.
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Posted 21 September 2011 - 07:14 AM

The door handle switch surrounds look good.

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Posted 22 September 2011 - 10:32 AM

The door handle switch surrounds look good.


Iíve updated the post with the pictures of the parts fitted on my car,
I should have hovered it out before taking the pictures but hopefully the upgrades on the dash draw your eyes away from the dirt:lol:



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Posted 22 September 2011 - 11:12 AM

I've updated the post with the pictures of the parts fitted on my car,
I should have hovered it out before taking the pictures but hopefully the upgrades on the dash draw your eyes away from the dirt:lol:



get them carpets hoovered and give me the chocolate from the glove box

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Posted 22 September 2011 - 04:17 PM

get them carpets hoovered and give me the chocolate from the glove box



:o :lol:
Ow the Joys of having two kids mate, mess up the car on you and its impossible to Hoover the car and keep them out of it at the same time, i was lucky to earn the twenty minutes free time to install the dashboard mods on the car in the first place.
No chocolate in the car mate or drinks neither lol especially Milk :angry: number one rule of mine,
all that's in the glove box is a brown bubble envelope with led bulbs inside, a pack of Holts Car Window Wipes, Car Tax Renewal form and my Old Creative Mp3 Player,

the wife has her own
recreational car for bringing the kids around and eating ice-cream in etc.
Although she has offerd to clean mine out for me,
but the last time and only time she did clean it out she managed to scratch the silver on the centre console on me with the Hoover,


I nearly cried mate, so id rather it be dirty than scuffed lol


if i get a saturday to myself ill wash wax and hoover it, take the pictures again and swap them with the ones already posted, and if you PM me your address ill post you a Nestle Galaxy Bar.

so as your not disapointed that it wasnt a chocolate bar you saw in the glovebox hows that mate?
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Posted 22 September 2011 - 04:34 PM

I like what you have done to the interior so far.The three knobs for the heating are really smart.

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Posted 22 September 2011 - 04:39 PM

Nice job Lenny , i like it , did you use any cleaning solution on the glove box before applying , does the glove box decor pretrude out meaning are you lightly to slice any more flesh on the decors if you run your fingers across?


are you going to get the light switch surround and the glove box handle release?


I will email my Chinese work mate tonight to see if he mangaed to get me my Switch knobs :huh:

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Posted 22 September 2011 - 05:51 PM

I like what you have done to the interior so far.The three knobs for the heating are really smart.


Thanks Mate, Appreciate the feedback, the knobs are £30 on e-bay but only £4 in china ;) their proper quality though, carved from one piece Aluminium and a plastic front plate type disc, available in a range of anodised colours, match the stereo knob lovely, really happy with them, very easy to change them and fit, I've done a guide its in the list of guides at the bottom of my posts.:)

Nice job Lenny , I like it , did you use any cleaning solution on the glove box before applying , does the glove box decor protrude out meaning are you lightly to slice any more flesh on the decors if you run your fingers across?


are you going to get the light switch surround and the glove box handle release?


I will email my Chinese work mate tonight to see if he managed to get me my Switch knobs


Hi Pree,
Thanks for the comments mate,
i was Just wondering how you were getting on with your purchase of the knobs, id love a red halo for my ignition.
The glove box panel is 100% safe not sharp at all, it's the little air vent surrounds are the razor ones, but once they're stuck on the dash there safe

I used Holts Glass Screen wipes on the dash prior to sticking in place and running the hair dryer over them gently pressing along the strips,

I chose glass wipes as they won't leave a grease or waxy residue on the surface.
the glove box decor does protrude slightly due to the depth of the 3M adhesive tape on the rear of the panel, this is unavoidable due to the nature of the tape,
but a maximum protrudion of 2mm mate,:)

However the glove box decor doesn't protrude from the curve of the glove box angle, in the sense that if you were to wipe or rub your hand up the glove box door from the footwell upwards,
you would not catch your hand on the decor or run the risk of pulling it off the dash,

the only risk of pulling it from the dash i have found and experienced firsthand for myself is:
when I was changing the bulb in the glove box to LED i got out of the car to fetch a screwdriver and left the glove box door open,
on return to the car it was raining so I leapt like a ballerina in to the passenger seat,
my jeans caught in the decor strip of the glove box and it curled off like a banana skin :blink:
once that happens it's impossible to straighten again as it kinks :angry: So my only option was to buy again.
I had the previous one for almost a year and no problems 100%
suppose on a normal case you wouldn't enter or exit the car with the glovebox open.

As for adding more of the sellers parts to the car,

I feel adding the headlight control surround along with whats already been fitted may be a little OTT for the car considering all of the items I've fitted to it already,

I have also noticed in the sellers listing pictures, the cars he has the items fitted in..

None of them have any 2 of his items in the one Car, I appreciate the amount of custom accessories he manufactures for the car and each one does look great fitted on its own or grouped with some of his items, and their all precision cut pieces.B)

But in my opinion if all of them were purchased and fitted to the one car it would be too much bling.:blink:

The only other items from the seller I plan to fit are the speaker surrounds for the doors,

I was talking to him about these and he plans to be selling a four piece set of these commencing next month, so ill have two for the front and two for the rear doors,B)



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Posted 26 September 2011 - 07:22 PM

do you know whats wierd...i have exactly the same car mats as you...picked them up from wilkos but also seen them in tescos :lol: just having a right ganders at your piccys.

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