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#1 ford focus edge

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Posted 26 November 2009 - 11:44 AM

Hi all, being an 18yr old student i want my foci to look something different but not shout about it! I have already fitted a set of chrome angel eyes (look like focus xeons), USA spec rear led lights, smoothed off wipers, blue brake calipers, de-badged, colour coded running strips and door handles, shark grey leather trim and a VERY loud sound system.

All of these aside i still feel theres alot more i can do to keep my focus subtle but make give it that little extra sparkle. What have you guys done to yours? and does anyone have any ideas i can do to futher enhance mine with out giving it the chav-tastic look.


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Posted 26 November 2009 - 12:33 PM

Hi all, being an 18yr old student i want my foci to look something different but not shout about it! I have already fitted a set of chrome angel eyes (look like focus xeons), USA spec rear led lights, smoothed off wipers, blue brake calipers, de-badged, colour coded running strips and door handles, shark grey leather trim and a VERY loud sound system.

All of these aside i still feel theres alot more i can do to keep my focus subtle but make give it that little extra sparkle. What have you guys done to yours? and does anyone have any ideas i can do to futher enhance mine with out giving it the chav-tastic look.


Many thanks in advance
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Posted 26 November 2009 - 03:52 PM

lol its not chav at all if i could upload a photo i would but the file size is to big!! In a nut shell it looks like a tonic blue st170 with out the front spotlamps and different alloys

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Posted 26 November 2009 - 10:46 PM

lol its not chav at all if i could upload a photo i would but the file size is to big!! In a nut shell it looks like a tonic blue st170 with out the front spotlamps and different alloys


Who said anything about it being chavvy? Or are you saying my rides chavvy? Blimey I must be the oldest chav in England!!!

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Posted 27 November 2009 - 03:05 PM

lmao im not!! misunderstood mate my bad, to used to people saying its chavvy due to the lights :(

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Posted 27 November 2009 - 07:25 PM

lose the system, get some Hpower, thats subtle then, till a chav in a saxo thinks he's faster!!

Piggy :)

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Posted 27 November 2009 - 07:38 PM

lol spent to much on the sound system and sacraficed my door cards for it! it did have a knn but that didnt seem to make any differance just ment i used a tank of fuel in 20miles! how else could i tune it though with out it costing the earth and requiring major work


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Posted 27 November 2009 - 07:41 PM

what engine is it?

If its that huge, do you have farad capacitors?

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Posted 27 November 2009 - 07:56 PM

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If you are a student I am guessing that you want to keep you insurance low? If so be careful about doing any type of engine mods. As that may increase your premium.
However What exhaust have you got on the Focus? Don't just change the tailpipe. Put a whole new system on it. Not only will it sound gorgeous but it might even give you a few extra horses!

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Posted 27 November 2009 - 07:57 PM

1.6 zetec-se 16v lol not alot basically. and as far as i no yeah it wasnt done by me, family member who does auto eletrics


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Posted 27 November 2009 - 08:00 PM

and its the standard exhaust system just got a tip over the end to hide the standard ford straw. I have thought about fitting a full stainles cat-back system to it along with the knn that i removed and im currently saving up for it but worried about the sorta attension that it would attract due to already having 3 bloodey points for doing 75 on a motorway :angry: hence why im stuck for ideas lol


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Posted 27 November 2009 - 09:10 PM

and its the standard exhaust system just got a tip over the end to hide the standard ford straw. I have thought about fitting a full stainles cat-back system to it along with the knn that i removed and im currently saving up for it but worried about the sorta attension that it would attract due to already having 3 bloodey points for doing 75 on a motorway :angry: hence why im stuck for ideas lol


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A stainless system would be the best for your car.
My puma is a 1.7 and I have put a K&N57i on it and it is nowhere near as noise as I thought that it was going to be. But my friend put another air intake system on his 2.0L Focus and that is very loud!
As yours is a 1.6l and if you stick to K&N I don't think that it will be that noise. and as long as you don't stick K&N stickers all over you car no one should notice it too much.

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Posted 27 November 2009 - 10:32 PM

Thing im going to try get one after crimbo! You got any tips for a make to get as ive just been looking through google and theres hundreds on there argg confused.com lol

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Posted 29 November 2009 - 09:48 PM

Thing im going to try get one after crimbo! You got any tips for a make to get as ive just been looking through google and theres hundreds on there argg confused.com lol

Are we taking exhausts or air intakes? (Sorry I am half asleep tonight!)
I have always liked Janspeed stainless systems on the Focus but they are expensive however you do get what you pay for.

As for air intakes there is K&N, Green and pipecross.

Go onto preformancecentre.co.uk to view these and I would look in the ford magazines for ideas as well.

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Posted 30 November 2009 - 06:41 AM

lose the system, get some Hpower, thats subtle then, till a chav in a saxo thinks he's faster!!

Piggy :)



Keep the system, it can still look tasteful on the outside and truly filthy in the sounds department. How do I know this?? Well here goes. Signature shows the outside.

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