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#523652 Mk6 Fiesta Flame 1.4 Build Log (Was Fiesta Mk6 5 Door Custom Sub)

Posted by Lenny on 16 September 2015 - 07:17 PM

I've got a 2 farad capacitor in the boot although it's currently just sitting there so people can ask "what's that do?"
I may have to reconnect it. I've just had a look at the voltage stabilizers & peoople are saying they give up to 15bhp gains.. Hahaha
I'd buy one to save the alternator but I don't want the store owner thinking I believe that piece of marketing..
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maybe in a Nissan Leaf 😂
The car will run smoother and perfect spark every time maybe 3-5bhp but not 15 lol that's half a remap

#523629 Mk6 Fiesta Flame 1.4 Build Log (Was Fiesta Mk6 5 Door Custom Sub)

Posted by Lenny on 16 September 2015 - 06:54 PM

Alternatively you could fit a 1 Fared capacitor
and power the mono amp from it aswell as the heated seats,
Would cushion the demand from both.

I've wired the 10" screen to the 1 Fared capacitor along with the mono amp.


This prevents and drain in the event the screen is playing a DVD or alot of flashing images the capacitor can supply power at a faster rate while the battery fills up the capacitor in its own time.

It's like filling a barrel of water with a hose then taking buckets out of it.

Instead of waiting around using the hose to fill each bucket.

The capacitor is a resivour of power


#523620 Mk6 Fiesta Flame 1.4 Build Log (Was Fiesta Mk6 5 Door Custom Sub)

Posted by Lenny on 16 September 2015 - 06:28 PM

In no particular order
The deed is done. I have a lovely warm bottom
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maybe worth fitting a Razin voltage stabilizer kit not replica from eBay but an original from the Pivot website
This is like a capacitor for all electronics in the car making it easier on the altinator
considering your running heated seats now aswell as two amplifiers.
just a small bit of advice

#523469 New Bastuck Exhaust. Christmas Came Early!

Posted by Lenny on 16 September 2015 - 12:30 PM

I could have opted for the a resonator(pre silencer) but it was extra. I think deleting the resonator and having a straight pipe like mine also increases performance slightly. Who knows

the Resonator is the same straight through pipe; difference is it has a lagging jacket on outside to absorb vibrations to reduce noise inside the car at the corresponding location under middle of front seats
had i got a petrol engine id be happy to listen to it but being a grumbling diesel i prefer to have the resonator fitted.

you should esquire about changing the catalyst for a 200cell this would get the most out of the new exhaust system as well flowing 50% more than the existing catalyst as well as keeping things road legal and MOT compliant.

#523389 New Bastuck Exhaust. Christmas Came Early!

Posted by Lenny on 16 September 2015 - 06:33 AM

It was a complete exhaust system from bastuck fitting including VAT for the goods too is: £575.48. What you reckon in comparison to yous lenny?

cost much the same as the Piper Performance T304 2.5" system
except the Bastuck doesn't have a high flow pre silencer but then mine's a bit different being Diesel
overall the finished results look much the same 👍




#523335 New Bastuck Exhaust. Christmas Came Early!

Posted by Lenny on 15 September 2015 - 10:06 PM

Looking good mate,
How much did it cost in total including shipping and fitting?💷

#523333 An 06 Focus 1.6tdci Has A Dpf Doesn't It

Posted by Lenny on 15 September 2015 - 09:59 PM

Probably read this forum....

Fan of the show 😀📈

#523050 Guide Fitting Cruise Control Focus Mk2 & Mk2.5 And Ford C-Max

Posted by Lenny on 15 September 2015 - 09:59 AM

what is the difference between focus wheel with cruise control and a focus c max ????

none here's my focus factory fitted wheel with cruise control for reference

#523048 Reversing Camera On Front Not Rear

Posted by Lenny on 15 September 2015 - 09:56 AM

Hi guys I got a rear reversing camera coming which I am going to fit I was just wondering if anyone had fitted a camera to the front bumper which can be switched on and off either by switch or another way and linked to the same monitor that the rear cameras linked to but I don't want it to be on while driving any ideas or has anyone done it ( OR DO YOU THINK I COUKD LINK BOTH CAMERAS TO THE SAME MONITOR AT WHICH POINT THE FRONT CAMERA WILL STAY ON THE MONITOR (just turn monitor off) AND THEN SOON AS ITS IN REVERSE THE PICTURE CHANGES TO THE REAR ( turn monitor on)

Hi Chris, 
if the monitor is a single channel input then this would be possible via a small RCA 2-way splitter, 
ill source the link to where i bought mine on ebay very light weight and discreet I use it to change between PlayStation and TV Tuner in the car.
would require manually switching of video source. 
if the monitor is capable of accepting two video source inputs then you wouldn't need an RCA splitter just change the channels on the monitor. 

getting the monitor to display front view by default then automatically revert to reverse camera view when reverse gear is activated is really only possible if fitting both cameras to to a head unit. 

this way the front camera can be installed as an AUX input 
and the rear camera installed as just that; a rear camera. 

this method will allow you to listen to a cd or radio etc. all usual functions while displaying the front auxiliary view. 
then reverting to rear camera when reverse gear is activated. 

the front camera sensor feed must be connected to an ignition live feed in the engine bay fuse box via a mini piggy back fuse adapter and 10amp fuse to allow constant power while engine is live.

an alternative option would be to install a dual camera DVR dash cam system such as the kit ive installed in the guide here:

not only would it display but it also records. 

#522798 An 06 Focus 1.6tdci Has A Dpf Doesn't It

Posted by Lenny on 14 September 2015 - 05:44 PM

£750 is cheap - way too cheap - I wonder why ?

DPF alone is worth 800
I'm now hoping it has one 😀

#522797 An 06 Focus 1.6tdci Has A Dpf Doesn't It

Posted by Lenny on 14 September 2015 - 05:41 PM

#522753 Guide: Fitting Egr Blanking Plate 1.6tdci Engine

Posted by Lenny on 14 September 2015 - 04:32 PM

Hey Lenny
New plan re EGR hahahha decided not to use the blanking plate !!!
Getting the boooger written out at ECU :D as recommended by the terra clean garage here in Cardiff...
so now have blanking plates for both 1.6 tdci and 1.8 if anyone wants one send me a message and ill send it to you FOC

I'd still blank it to be sure mate,
Only takes a bump in to road to knock the deleted egr in to open position which is worse than ever.
Best to blank it for sure.

I'm not a fan of delete as it can cause a hick up in the idle tick over but each to there own

#522751 "taking Oval To Blue Horizon" Lenny's Build Thread 2010-2015

Posted by Lenny on 14 September 2015 - 04:27 PM

Had AutoGlass out today to inject resin in to the chip, 
This is it repaired looks like a fly splatter on windscreen but atleast it won't crack.

AutoGlass will replace heated windscreen for 125 euro cash on top of insurance windscreen protection I'll go for that next time. 



#522484 Migrant Crisis

Posted by Lenny on 13 September 2015 - 09:50 PM

As a Tax payer in a country which can't house it's own homeless irish national family's which the private banking system has put out on the streets.
Yet the government recieves bailouts from Germany to aid the banking crisis
I have to make a stand and say I'm personally outraged to hear Ireland is accepting 4,000 immigrant's through legal passage.

Yet we are an island which has zero natural resources to generate sustainable income for our own people.

Simply tax the working man even further while he struggles to provide for his own family.

Yes Ireland emigrated to other countries in times of desperation.
but Ireland returned to build itself a home.
it is the duty of our and future generation's to protect that investment and security which our ancestors devoted there lives to create.

These people have no homes to return to
They are emigrating with no intention of return.

Ireland would be better sending funds as it can afford to a more sustainable country which is capable of housing them.

We still have 2500 Romanian refugees held in a rat infested camp near Dublin, Government won't let them work yet tax payer covers there every expense and they are free to have as many children as they like with free schooling and leave to stay in the country until the last child is 18 year's old.

#522230 Info On A Couple Of Mods

Posted by Lenny on 13 September 2015 - 06:41 PM

hey guys, just wondering if any one has any information, price range and level of difficulty to install global locking and cruise control in my 57 plate focus.

By gobal locking do you mean the Windows opening and closing via fob?

Cruise control is easy done all focus have sensors built in as standard you can fit controls and active using a modified elm327 yourself just like Dan has done
link: http://www.fordowner...imate-20/page-5