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#16 superpipstar

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 08:54 PM

Yep defo knackered! its proberly going to be an insurance job!! hassle or what!

Yer its a vtec. i have never been in one finished but hopefully i will this year, if i finish it!

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 11:06 PM

lovin the focus dude, and a nice list of suttle mods to go with it.... and WOW wat a mini lol, deffo a little pocket rocket..... are you trying to keep it as a sleeper?

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Posted 20 January 2013 - 03:39 AM

That's not a mini, its a go kart on steroids.
Pity about the spoiler.
Post service is a pain to get insurance out of, they make you jump through so many hoops you get fed up and quit.

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Posted 20 January 2013 - 10:14 AM

So here it is!
Bit of superglue :blink:
Also im not going to start a topic on my other project but here is a pic of it let me know what you think!!

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That is one serious mini,
Nice 4-2-1 exhaust system too, id love that on my focus but ive got a DPF preventing this.
Id happily swap my focus for that mini though lol.

Awful shame about the spoiler mate,
You could bond it with tiger seal and bolt it straight on to the car to maintain correct shape before glue sets.
Then sand it smooth, add filler etc.

But if insurance pay out,
You could buy new from ford for around 140 pounds in primer, and the mk2.5 has a clear spoiler brake light.

Id repair that one, prime it and sell her onwards.
Looking at the work done on the mini, i reckon you will make a fantastic job of the spoiler repair.

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Posted 20 January 2013 - 12:41 PM

Thanks for the comments guys
i was trying to keep it sort of a sleeper. i had mini light wheels on it but when i put hi spec brakes on it the wheels would not fit!! :wacko: so i bought compomotive 14" not really happy with them but they only just sqeeze on!!
im trying to claim my money back but if i get it or not! different story. iv bought a new one already because i cant wait! :)
whats DPF lenny??? sorry if thats a stupid question
i recon i could fix it but iv never got any time with 2 kids and me and the misses working full time! thats why my mini has taken so long!!

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Posted 20 January 2013 - 03:50 PM

Given the nature of this thread, and its deviation away from an introduction, going to move it to the Focus club. It should fit in nicely there :)

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Posted 20 January 2013 - 03:53 PM

Thanks for the comments guys
i was trying to keep it sort of a sleeper. i had mini light wheels on it but when i put hi spec brakes on it the wheels would not fit!! :wacko: so i bought compomotive 14" not really happy with them but they only just sqeeze on!!
im trying to claim my money back but if i get it or not! different story. iv bought a new one already because i cant wait! :)
whats DPF lenny??? sorry if thats a stupid question
i recon i could fix it but iv never got any time with 2 kids and me and the misses working full time! thats why my mini has taken so long!!


Same position myself missus and two kids mate,
Dont throw it in the bin anyways mate, if selling it PM me first, i know a fella in birmingham who would like to repair it.

DPF is one of those things that causes a crack of thunder when mentioned.
Its a Diesel particulate filter.
It fits below the manifold on all diesel engines since 2008
Internals like a honycombe filter that catches all the carbon.
Newer ones are ceramic and burn the suit and carbon without fluid.
But older versions use eloys fluid to ignite the carbon and clear the filter every time the sensors go out of sync.
Lowers emissions and results in cheaper tax but raised back pressure.

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Posted 20 January 2013 - 08:57 PM

Given the nature of this thread, and its deviation away from an introduction, going to move it to the Focus club. It should fit in nicely there :)

Ideal!!

Same position myself missus and two kids mate,
Dont throw it in the bin anyways mate, if selling it PM me first, i know a fella in birmingham who would like to repair it.

DPF is one of those things that causes a crack of thunder when mentioned.
Its a Diesel particulate filter.
It fits below the manifold on all diesel engines since 2008
Internals like a honycombe filter that catches all the carbon.
Newer ones are ceramic and burn the suit and carbon without fluid.
But older versions use eloys fluid to ignite the carbon and clear the filter every time the sensors go out of sync.
Lowers emissions and results in cheaper tax but raised back pressure.


oh right im with you now lol :)

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 06:56 PM

New stuff arrived today! do you think there is much interest in my old alloys???
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Posted 21 January 2013 - 07:00 PM

When I get my new wheels, I'll be keeping the old ones, at some point I'll fit snow tyres on them. Plus its always handy to have a second set of alloys.

Was the spoiler that snapped an ST one?

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 07:03 PM

Yer it was an ST spoiler (gutted!)

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 07:14 PM

Just found a website selling one for £160 new in primer...

http://j-w-racing.co...__ford_focus_st

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 07:17 PM

Thanks for that bud but i have managed to get another one for £125!! :)

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 07:19 PM

Thanks for that bud but i have managed to get another one for £125!! :)


Jammy! I can't find these cheap bits! Just found that site is selling the heated mist nozzles for Ford's old price for about £6!

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 07:24 PM

New stuff arrived today! do you think there is much interest in my old alloys???
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Looking forward to seeing these fitted on your motor mate,
Did you purchase all four?

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