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My Focus 1.6 Tdci Zetec (2010) - Remapped

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Fitted the bonnet lip, not happy with the fitment of it though (aftermarket part). So going to paint the OE one but broke the two end lugs.....will it still go on with strong tape?DSC_0021_zpsd4it2apm.jpg

You could bond it with Tiger Seal or 3M Tape,

A Genuine primer grey bonnet lip from for is 28 pounds

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Thanks for that Jamie, looking good , im not keen on the silver strip either didn't know euro did bits I will have to investigate.

power to the TDCI B)

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No probs Andy, I wouldn't bother with the lip from Eurocarparts....corners don't fit properly.....preped and primered the OE lip to go back on once painted. :-)

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Ah ok noted, before you fitted your filter and blanking plate did you have little or very poor acceleration at very low revs ?

mine is utter pants....

Andy

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Didn't pull off to well from a stand still, lovely and smooth now.

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1last question has fitting the blanking plate affected the mpg ?

Thanks

Andy

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It's gone up a few mpg, so all good. :)

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OE bonnet lip painted, a lot better finish. Will fit tomorrow. :)

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OE bonnet lip fitted, looks loads better. :Do

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And stealthy owners club sticker. :D

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OE bonnet lip fitted, looks loads better. :DoDSC_0025_zpsjfzs0e57.jpg[/url

And stealthy owners club sticker. :DDSC_0027_zpspvy5sr4x.jpg

Looks much better mate,

The ST lip is available from ford in Primer Grey for 28 GBP if anyone is interested or like me snapped chrome plated lip on removal :rolleyes: its FINIS 1549578

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Also have you considered colour coding the rear view mirror?

I think it would tie in nicely with the membership window decal, because when the sun shines through, it would cast a shadow of the badge on the rear of the mirror, if the mirror was a light colour then the shadow would be more visible.

See here: http://www.fordownersclub.com/forums/topic/22192-spraying-rear-view-mirror/?pid=125448

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Cheers Lenny, I did snap two tabs off but glued them back on lol

Not sure on the rear view mirror, next in line is the lhd reverse light. :D

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Cheers Lenny, I did snap two tabs off but glued them back on lol

Not sure on the rear view mirror, next in line is the LHD reverse light. :D

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clear fog unit is a nice mod in itself

http://www.fordownersclub.com/forums/topic/26900-rear-fog-light-conversion-guide-focus-2008-2010/

Then dual reverse is the icing on the cake :)

http://www.fordownersclub.com/forums/topic/29347-guide-fitting-second-reverse-light-ford-focus-mk2-mk25/

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Might get a tail pipe welded on too.....tidy up the rear.

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Might get a tail pipe welded on too.....tidy up the rear.

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hard to keep them clean with the diesel but autosol is great stuff for polishing and protecting the surface,

A twin exit slash cut would be nice.

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Yeah, got plenty of autosol.....I do like slash cuts.....was thinking twin slash cut but not twin exit.

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Yeah, got plenty of autosol.....I do like slash cuts.....was thinking twin slash cut but not twin exit.

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pictures look great, yeah i ment twin pipes would look great not a duplex

somthing like this: http://www.piperexhausts.co.uk/piperstore/product_info.php?cPath=26_230_461&products_id=4321

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Cheers Lenny lol :D

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That is looking sweeeeet me old mucker , I will follow keenly re the reverse light mod :D

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Cheers bud. :D

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No, everything works as normal.

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I've ordered my EGR blanking plate do you have any tips ?

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I've ordered my EGR blanking plate do you have any tips ?

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Not really, just follow Lenny's guide and you can't go wrong. :)

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I've ordered my EGR blanking plate do you have any tips ?

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Not really, just follow Lenny's guide and you can't go wrong. :)

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Heres the EGR blanking guide for the 1.6TDCi

http://www.fordownersclub.com/forums/topic/42915-guide-fitting-egr-blanking-plate-16tdci-engine/

You should see a slight increase in MPG from EGR blank/Delete

I recommend fitting a direct replacement performance induction filter, after you blank the EGR

Why?

Because when the EGR was in operation the engine took up to 30% of its induction from the exhaust,

Now the engine takes 100% fresh clean Induction from the atmosphere, so a less constrictive induction filter helps improve things along with EGR blanking.

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Stock filter inside:

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Upgrade Filter Inside:

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A lot less restriction allowing the engine to breath more smoothly on a turbo engine also helps increase MPG see my Guide on Green Cotton Performance Induction, it has a 10% Discount code aswell:

http://www.fordownersclub.com/forums/topic/36783-green-cotton-performance-induction-filter-fitting-guide/

Blanking the EGR also prevents excessive amounts of Carbon build up in your engine oil,

It is the build up of carbon which slowly builds up around the "turbo oil feed pipe" restricting the flow of oil feeding to the turbo,

Which ultimately leads to turbo failure,

So after you have blanked/Deleted the EGR valve, i recommend using a Can of "Wynne's Engine Flush" on your next oil change,

The can costs less than 5 GBP

It breaks down the built up carbon and sludge inside the engine caused by the operations of the EGR,

I've used Wynne's engine flush many times and found it very effective, always follow instructions.

Here's a link: http://www.halfords.com/motoring/engine-oils-fluids/fuel-oil-additives/wynns-engine-flush-for-diesel-425ml

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Heres the EGR blanking guide for the 1.6TDCi

http://www.fordownersclub.com/forums/topic/42915-guide-fitting-egr-blanking-plate-16tdci-engine/

After blanking i recommend upgrading your induction filter if you haven't already done, see guide here aswell as 10% Discount off Green Cotton Performance Induction:

http://www.fordownersclub.com/forums/topic/36783-green-cotton-performance-induction-filter-fitting-guide/%22

Also

Thanks for the guide lenny but I think im going to get a k&n induction filter. I've also been looking about for and upgraded intercooler

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Thanks for the guide lenny but I think im going to get a k&n induction filter. I've also been looking about for and upgraded intercooler

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No problem,

I've created a total of 28 guides for the focus, you can see a list of links on my profile page, just click on my aviator picture to view,

Regarding the Induction filter anything is better than stock, after blanking your EGR,

I plan to eventually upgrade mine to a K&N 57S after i get married,

They have dropped in price:

http://m.ebay.co.uk/itm/271238138352?nav=SEARCH

I know the listing says "RS" but its exactly the same fit for our mk2.5 1.6TDCi bigger lid section housing bigger filter aswell as side port induction, ultimate enclosed air box upgrade.

I too would like an intercooler upgrade but awaiting to see reviews from others before investing myself.

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