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#360494 Changing Out Puddle Lamp Bulbs For Led's How Do I Get Cover Off

Posted by james_60 on 05 May 2014 - 03:42 PM

Hi Folks


How do i get to the bulbs on my puddle lamps, i wish to install led bulbs so they are brighter


But i cannot for the life of me think how to get the cover off



#346994 Mk7 - St Vs 1.0T Ecoboost Realistic Motorway Mpg?

Posted by james_60 on 24 March 2014 - 10:29 PM

Then if you cannot afford to run the car then dont buy it simples



#344599 Facelift Focus - Mk3.5

Posted by james_60 on 18 March 2014 - 11:52 PM

i love that saloon model focus :-)



#344564 Bye Bye Fiesta

Posted by james_60 on 18 March 2014 - 10:41 PM



That new car is beautiful :-)


Love it



#344546 Rapid Decrease In Fuel When Around 50 Miles Remain

Posted by james_60 on 18 March 2014 - 10:28 PM

Wait until it has done at least 10-12k before trying for good mpg results



#342876 Guide For Focus Mk2/mk2.5 C-Max/kuga ~Elm 327 Cable And Ff2 Program

Posted by james_60 on 14 March 2014 - 07:34 PM

Jamie what speed does the auto locking kick in ?

I downloaded today but have not tested the program yet.


Hi Paul


It locks the doors between 5-10 mph i have not got an accurate speed,


but its good, i trust it, and it works every time





#340157 Focus Bulb Lists

Posted by james_60 on 08 March 2014 - 02:22 PM



Unfortunately your incorrect


The Hid system is D3S 35W made by osram


Then there is a h7 bulb and a h1 bulb


I just changed my h7's to philips extremevision's



#339911 Tyre Preasure

Posted by james_60 on 07 March 2014 - 08:08 PM

Hi folks


I was running on full load pressures for years until i got my mk3 focus's


It led to an unstable front end at high motorway speeds espech when wet and braking so dont be tempted to go tooo high



#247385 Tyre Puncture

Posted by james_60 on 28 March 2013 - 01:55 PM

The Reason for not repairing them on the last 3mm or near the edge of the tyre is when the tyre is squidged about and around corners it could pop the repair out and then your back to square one.



#211264 Green Cotton Performance Induction Filter Fitting Guide

Posted by james_60 on 13 October 2012 - 08:04 PM

just got mine for 53.98 :-) not much of a saving but still.

Yes i confirm i have the same air filter as u lenny even though it is a mk3

AV61-9601-AD is the part number for the ford filter currently installed

So you can extend the coverage to the 1.6tdci mk3 focus :-)


#211231 Green Cotton Performance Induction Filter Fitting Guide

Posted by james_60 on 13 October 2012 - 05:42 PM

its the same filter lol

Jamie :ph34r:

#151413 Guide To Fitting Smd Leds To Cup Holder

Posted by james_60 on 05 November 2011 - 06:50 PM

Hey Pre

That is one fab mod and i really like it.

I will pay ure fuel etc for you to come and mod the cupholders in my car:-)


#149433 2010 Tdci Brake Upgrade ?

Posted by james_60 on 21 October 2011 - 06:28 PM

Hi Poshpaws

Why not convert the rear drum system to disc brakes


#146673 Dash Storage

Posted by james_60 on 02 October 2011 - 11:33 AM

I will keep my supply of tissues and polo mints in there (damn now everyone knows about my mint addiction) :ph34r:

Maybe my phone charger

Jamie :-)

#136982 Fiesta 1.25 Or 1.4 - Petrol Versions

Posted by james_60 on 22 July 2011 - 06:27 PM

Both the 1.25 and the 1.4 engines share the same bore diameter.

The only difference to make up the CU is the Stroke on the 1.4 is slightly longer.

The 60ps and 82ps 1.25 engines have a 71.9 mm Stroke and a 76.5 mm Bore Diameter
The 96ps Engine has a 76 mm Stroke and a 76.5 mm Bore Diameter

The 1.4 PFI Sigma 96ps engine has advantages over the smaller 1.25 engine.

According to Etis the 1.4 engine is equipped with Port Fuel Injection whereas the 1.25 has Electronic Fuel Injection.

Now According to my knowledge Both are electronic but the main advantage is that the 1.4 has its injectors closer to the inlet ports on the engine.

So to Summerise, There are two Main Advantages for the 1.4 (1388 96ps) (Maybe Three)

  • Port Fuel Injection which is also Electronic
  • Slightly longer stroke (The Length of travel in MM that the piston has to move (Verticaly) inside the bore of each cylinder)
  • It could also posess an altered or different throttle body
I hope the Class has not fallen ASLEEP lol :blink:

Port Fuel injection has advantages :-

A type of fuel injection with at least one injector mounted in the intake port(s) of each cylinder.

Usually the injector is mounted on the air intake manifold close to the port.

Port fuel injection improves fuel distribution and allows greater flexibility in intake-manifold design, which can contribute to improved engine breathing.

Jamie :ph34r: