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Lenny

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#403261 Morning All

Posted by Lenny on 30 August 2014 - 10:11 AM

I recently passed my driving test at the ripe old age of 25. I used to think is never really needed it when I was younger which I now realise was ridiculous. Anyway, I learned to drive in a fiesta and loved it, my girlfriend has a Ka and loved that so it seemed logical to stick with Ford so we just bought a Focus, which I think going by the descriptions I've seen is a mk 2.5 (?). It's an 08 plate anyway. First time on any car forums so, hello!
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Welcome to the forum Lee,
i was 28 when i passed my test, been driving since 17 but never bothered t go for test for fear of failure
Theres a list of guides on my profile page visible via internet browser not visible via app.
you may like to have a look,
DRL's are another great mod which can also reduce your insurance by £20
Plus people don't pull out in front of you anymore,
See guide: http://www.fordowner...hts-focus-mk25/


#403243 Irish Meet August 2014

Posted by Lenny on 30 August 2014 - 08:39 AM

1. Hassen
2. Lenny (Leonard)
3. Mackers91(Chris)
4. jgriff (John)
5.KPG (Kiefer)
6.Clarkelad (Dylan)
7. ??????? It could be you :)
One space left for exclusive free Qualifying Gift on arrival

This day next week guys,
First ever Ford Owners Club Meet to take place in Ireland
One more space left on the top 7 list to receive an Exclusive Free Gift on arrival marking the occasion.


#403093 Guide To Fitting Mist Type Jets On Your Ford

Posted by Lenny on 29 August 2014 - 04:50 PM

Hi Guys,
 
Just to make it a bit clearer. The discount is as follows....
 
Go to this page: http://www.aliexpres...6043381901.html
 
What you need to do is to place the order with Kevin, but do not pay. When given an opportunity to do so, pass a message to the seller through
the order page, and advise you are looking to reclaim Discount Code "FOC25D" - mention you are a member of this forum and the discount code
is as agreed with James. This will then give you the discount to $25 and free postage.
 
Enjoy :)

Thanks jeeb


#403040 Good Afternoon All

Posted by Lenny on 29 August 2014 - 02:10 PM

Hey I'm Davie from Cumbernauld, just passed my test two weeks ago and go my first car, a Focus 1.6 LX(06) last week. Hopefully get some tips while I'm on here.

Congratulations and welcome to the forum Davie,
See my profile page for list of guides you may find something of interest to do on your Mk2 focus,


#402959 Fake Bosch Aerotwin Wipers

Posted by Lenny on 29 August 2014 - 10:32 AM

Nah there genuine mate,
I recently bought Bosch Aero blades from micksgarage.com
Bosh aero design now has a bulky middle connector which cators for retro hook style blade and the new aero bar style, does make them very bulky but thats the way they are now,
Perhaps there is patient on the original style so bosch had to restyle or pay fees

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See in this image below the angry bird,
You can see the wiper arm is raised due to the more bulky joint block on the blade.

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#402954 Vectra For Sale On Ebay!!!

Posted by Lenny on 29 August 2014 - 10:23 AM

:lol:
 
Lenny:
 

:lol:
I played this on my phone at 23:30 last nite,
I wasnt aware my phone volume was up full 100%
Just as i pressed play my phone froze,
Vicki was asleep beside me and lept out of the bed due to this blasting from the phone :lol:


#402950 Vectra For Sale On Ebay!!!

Posted by Lenny on 29 August 2014 - 10:19 AM

Doesn't look bad when its been Debadged :)

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#402863 Vectra For Sale On Ebay!!!

Posted by Lenny on 28 August 2014 - 10:41 PM

First car i ever drove was a














































1990 Vauxhall Nova


#402861 Vectra For Sale On Ebay!!!

Posted by Lenny on 28 August 2014 - 10:40 PM

:o Nnnnooooooo!!!!! FOC you all


#402859 Irish Meet August 2014

Posted by Lenny on 28 August 2014 - 10:34 PM

Atint.ie may cover your area aswell mate,
Any window tinting company will do a sunstrip for you,
Just as long as it doesn't come down any lower than the sun visor on the windscreen the nct crew wont argue


#402849 Guide: Fitting Ford Projector Puddle Lights Mk2 & Mk2.5 Focus 05-12 Front...

Posted by Lenny on 28 August 2014 - 10:14 PM

They do look good but myself personally I think I'd prefer the other type that harwires in. But saying that wireless is still very handy.

+1 all considered
I hadnt thought of battery change etc.
I think when there so close to the power supply better to take the time to wire them in.
Each to there own though,
Maybe good for boot compartment or hidden inside bumper or grill,
Range of possibilities being wireless,
Voy racers could even stick em on the peak of the cap facing up towards the face of it proudly displaying the vauxhall logo :)


#402842 Irish Meet August 2014

Posted by Lenny on 28 August 2014 - 10:05 PM

Just silly things, new led bulbs for the front, zetec s lower and St upper grill, new wheel studs :) plus she going into the body shop on Monday for a little touch up haha I really need a cheaper hobby :(

very nice shopping basket full there mate,  

Dont we all. I just had my timing belt done yesterday just out of fear, not necessity lol £170 down the tubes. After the springs itll be Cree bulbs for rear and possibly some darker tint on the windows as i carry lots if musical gear ie guitars/amps. The factory tint just isnt dark enough. Possible tinted sunstrip too like i had on my mk7 fiesta.

shouldn't be much problem making the windows darker as the factory tint is inside the glass,
They can easily apply film to the inside of the windows perhaps 20% tint giving you overall 50% dark.
I like the sunstrip idea too.


#402772 Vectra For Sale On Ebay!!!

Posted by Lenny on 28 August 2014 - 08:56 PM

They're butt ugly but can shift.

 +1 tail end doesn't look too bad, just sounds like a beast, thr drivers huge though, so im convinced it would be close but id beat him with my derv :lol:  

Must be a Vauxhall driver :P

ROFL :lol:


#402713 Vectra For Sale On Ebay!!!

Posted by Lenny on 28 August 2014 - 08:09 PM

Since ye are all coming out of the closet together id really love a wrx impreza
There ive said it... Anything 2006 onwards


#402690 Vectra For Sale On Ebay!!!

Posted by Lenny on 28 August 2014 - 07:42 PM

I'm not keen on the Vectra, however I really like the facelifted Insignia! Much nicer than the current Mondeo, which is a good car but the replacement is long overdue.


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