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#16 Lenny

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Posted 29 September 2011 - 09:05 AM

Further Update on this item,

for people who may want to fit these mist type jets in another car, that may not be a ford model.

I've measured a space @ 22mm long and @ 10mm wide on cardboard,
The cardboard is to symbolize a bonnet in the car with the hole already in place,
As you will see in the pictures the jet has a hook type clip that compresses on insertion to the hole and expands again once on the underside for a snug fit,The jets also have a rubber washer style base that curls to a lip around the rim of the jet unit to prevent water from accessing the engine compartment.

All of the measurements in the pictures begin at 10cm why?

1. This is to obtain a more accurate measurement And also to prevent the image being distorted by the flash beaming off the hook on the measuring tape,

So when reading the measurements in the pictures 10cm is the 0mm figure (starting Point of the measurement)

The minimum slot these jets will fit in to is 22mm long and 10mm wide
This is the minimum size the jet will fit in to as if the length @ 22mm is any shorter the hook type clip cannot compress any smaller than 22mm in length
As for the width the item does not compress from the static width @ 10mm at all on the sides and the actual width of the item is 10mm

The maximum slot these jets will fit in to is 26mm long and 15mm wide
This is the maximum length the unit can slot in to as if the slot is any longer than 26mm in length the Hook type clip is at its full length @ 26mm and cannot grip any further than out than 26mm
This is the maximum width @15mm as if the slot is any wider,
there will be a gap between the seal on the jet and the panel of the boot, leaving space for water to enter the engine compartment and also visually it looks bad, to have a gap between the jet and the bonnet,

But I sincerely doubt that there is any water jet slot in any bonnet wider than 15mm

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#17 johnH

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Posted 03 October 2011 - 09:26 PM

right i got a little update from dealer, apparently every dealership has trouble getting hold of them but mine are in tomorrow for collection.
the ebay parts place is charging more for them, mind you its only 80+ pence then theres postage. they are sold in dealer for 2 dead.

i have also got my phone back so i can take a decent video of my old jets and show the new jets as comparison. will let you know more tomorrow

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Posted 03 October 2011 - 09:33 PM

right i got a little update from dealer, apparently every dealership has trouble getting hold of them but mine are in tomorrow for collection.
the ebay parts place is charging more for them, mind you its only 80+ pence then theres postage. they are sold in dealer for 2 dead.

i have also got my phone back so i can take a decent video of my old jets and show the new jets as comparison. will let you know more tomorrow


Thanks for the update John,
due to the high volume of orders on this part,
the e-bay sellers are experiencing delays in supply also
so were all in the one boat mate,
keep us updated. B)

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Posted 04 October 2011 - 08:00 PM

Right i got a little present for you lenny.... i got my jets today and did the video. but i also added to the video the guide which you did on page 1, you are mentioned on credits :lol: have a ganders



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Posted 04 October 2011 - 08:50 PM

Excellent Video mate,Thank you very much,

this is a great Compliment to me andalso a great help to others even non members of the forum.

I wouldn't know where to start If I was to try and replicatethat video

I don't even have a YouTube account Posted Image

But now in famous, video looks excellent and displays how the Mist jets perform,

It's very hard to capture that in a picture as the wipers usuallycatch the mist before the picture is taken.

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I've also added the video link to the Guide on page 1
encase some people don't scroll this far down the topic mate.






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Posted 04 October 2011 - 08:53 PM

no worries mate, only took me about 30 mins to do, once i had all the pics, videos, text and music tracks :lol: litrally took me 5 mins to fit the jets as your guide gave me a heads up.

ive also posted this on another forum i am on

glad you liked it.

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Posted 05 October 2011 - 10:24 AM

John these fit ok with no leaks on the mark 2???

Sorry for asking, just at work and all pictures posted and the the video are blocked so can see them :(

Sounds like a great little mod - and wow under 3 for the heated one is cheap as chips...

(lucky i found this - don't normally venture out of the Focus section LOL)

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Posted 05 October 2011 - 10:49 AM

Well, that's mine fitted :)

They work perfectly on my MK5 Fiesta, if anyone would like pictures if they're thinking of putting them on an older Fiesta then I'm happy to show what their performance is like. They are more accurate than the standard jets, and also they never need adjusting!

Was a straight clip in fit, had to release the clips for my screenwash tubes to gain some slack as the connecters are shorter than the ones I removed.

Thanks again Lenny, you're a star mate,

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Posted 05 October 2011 - 03:35 PM

barry - yeah they fit perfectly and no leaks. havnt had a chance to test them on the road since i have been driving buses all week! :lol:

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Posted 05 October 2011 - 06:00 PM

Cheers John - Be interested in your opinion on how they compare once you tried them.

and thanks for the heads up and guide Lenny.

Going to pick me some of these up soon. Cheers fellas

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Posted 05 October 2011 - 08:00 PM

i personally think they are better then the originals, more of a spread on fluid. makes it more sudsy as well and cleans better.

cant complain since they only cost 2 each! :lol:

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Posted 05 October 2011 - 09:12 PM

i personally think they are better then the originals, more of a spread on fluid. makes it more sudsy as well and cleans better.

cant complain since they only cost 2 each! :lol:


Tank of fluid will last you longer too,
since you don't need to use as much to clean the dirt.



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Posted 05 October 2011 - 10:55 PM

Cool - ordering these tomorrow B)

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Posted 06 October 2011 - 06:38 AM

good point lenny.

and cool, keep us posted barry

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Posted 06 October 2011 - 09:34 AM

Will do fellas - easy job to do, just glad i saw this (should be in the focus thread as well ;) )

Going to order them now, if works firewall allows me!!!


POST EDIT - Ordered B)

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