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#1 Rossostopher



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Posted 05 March 2013 - 02:17 PM

I am looking to service my 1.6 Ti-VCT Focus shortly and want to know which parts people think are best.


The only ones I think can have any difference in them are; air filter, oil and spark plugs.


I am looking for a panel air filter as an induction kit on this car will kill it. I was looking at Pipercross and K & N.


As for oil I don't have a clue so any ideas are welcome.


Spark plugs I was looking at iridium ones but heard they may knacker the coil pack for some reason.


Any one have views on this?

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#2 alexp999


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Posted 05 March 2013 - 06:24 PM

I have used K & N before.


They seem to generally be the more accepted 3rd party air filter manufacturer.


I think the biggest bonus is their warranty and the fact they will defend you against manufacturers trying to void your warranty by using their parts.



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Posted 05 March 2013 - 07:55 PM

for fuel and oil filters try to use ford ones... ive heard of many horror stories of the diesels not starting correctly using pattern parts.

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