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vince_13

Vinnie's Project Log

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so back in 2008 passed my test and had the taste for ford in the form of a 1.1 fiesta, this had to go too many problems, so wanted another ford but no luck, settled for a nissan 1.5, and i must say excellent car well built never missed a beat, however again due to high mileage it suffered and soon couldnt keep up, i decided i was going go back to ford, looking in the focus ST however with fuel prices rising and doing 250+ miles a week it wasnt finacially viable

so i welcome you all to Vinnie

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Ford Focus Mk2.5 zetec 100 1.6

so that my car... what shall i do with it, lets begin

1) as i like my audio and music the first mod was the headunit

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the added bonus of this was bluetooth, dvd player, games and satnav

2) install my 12" 1000w Sub from my previous car,

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from previous bad experience with subs and audio equip and batteries (being young and dumb) i fitted a switch in the remote lead to give me the option of turning the sub on or off whenever i wanted,
i took advantage of the cigarrete socket and with some info from Stoney i found a office cable tidy that reduced the hole to allow for a alternate push button with red led from overclockers.

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3) The rear view camera, this was another feature of the new headunit, after some anoying wiring issues finally got it working

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4) the illuminated ignition ring and the footwell lights (which the looms were not fitted)

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5) unfortunately when fitting the wiring for the ignition ring i broke the interior light, however stoney came to the rescue and had a upgraded light including map lights unit he wasn't using and agreed to send it out foc thanks

thats was fitted along with the 3 led bulbs

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6) Reverse Cree q5 bulb

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Looking good mate. Loving the ignition ring. Its a good idea having the on/off switch for the sub i never thought of that before might wire one in the next time i fit a sub :)

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Remember to update this thread with fresh pictures as you progress with any modifications :)

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Your doing a great job , keep up the good work

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Looking good mate,

Stereo looks the business and fantastic custom build on the centre console button.

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thanks guys yes ill be taking the remaining pics tomorrow to upload

the switch i am very proud of prob my fave mod so far, and as for the switching the sub its the best idea yet well worth it

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Thanks for the mention Mate, glad to be of some assistance.

Any more help needed, don't hesitate to ask. :)

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cheers guys, brought the dremel kit today, still got to wait until monday being payday then ill get some parts on order :D

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looking good so far fella and look worwared to seeing the foci progress.

just 1 question did your focus come with the footwell lights or did you put them in your self?

as i have heard all focus come with them but ford did not bother puttng bulbs in and if so what bulbs would fit

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Cheers b4zz my focus didn't come with them fitted so I had to make a loom up myself and I fitted 5w5 led bulbs also had to buy bulb holders

On a side note ive just bought a cree q5 fog light bulb and a elm cable

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cree fog bulb came today already for the twin reverse upgrade

elm cable im still waiting

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You'll love the Cree.

Cracking bulbs.

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yeh wish i knew about them earlier would of been handy in my old car

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just ordered new pedal covers so will be ftting them soon,

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heres what im hoping to achieve (the exterior anyway)

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pedal covers arrived and now fitted

before

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after

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look so much better dont they vinnie mate

how did you get on fitting em?

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Yh loads better, yh fitting was simple started with the rubber to make sure they wouldn't come off then put it the covers on

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well took advantage of this lovely weather and got some nice shots of the focus

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Looks good you a stokie then?

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not religiously nah my family is though not 100% football fan myself but dont tell them haha

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I only ask cause I used to stay there lol

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in stoke, yh i live in stoke been here all my life stokie born and bread

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I lived in meir/Weston coyner for most of my life although I am orignally from up here lol

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ah yes meir, not far from the stadium really

btw dan when you going to fit illuminated ignition ring and footwell lights to ya fiesta :P

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