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#465246 Guide For Focus Mk2/mk2.5 C-Max/kuga ~Elm 327 Cable And Ff2 Program

Posted by Lenny on 14 March 2015 - 08:20 AM

Purchased one of these cases in colour: black to securely house my Modified ELM327,
Size:165mm x 105mm x 55mm/6.44'' x 4.1'' x 2.15''(approx)

Here's a link: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/221674202335

I'll post some more pictures and a personal independent review when it arrives.
I may also get a decal printed for the outside from DMB graphics stating Ford Modified ELM327 would look good,
Overall the ELM327 can then be stored along with my other tools no need for special attention.

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#465219 My Focus 1.6 Tdci Zetec (2010) - Remapped

Posted by Lenny on 14 March 2015 - 01:09 AM

Cheers mate, I'll see how it looks and go from there. Easy to add the rears if it looks odd. :)

Wind deflectors arrived today (Cheers Brigante). Will get them fitted at the weekend if I've got time. :)DSC_0054_zpspxwirugp.jpg

Looking good mate and excellent choice of brand,
I too have purchase myself a set of these team hecko wind deflectors however i wont be fitting them for a while.


#464744 "taking Oval To Blue Horizon" Lenny's Build Thread 2010-2015

Posted by Lenny on 12 March 2015 - 07:56 PM

Cheers mate, I'll see how it looks and go from there. Easy to add the rears if it looks odd. :)


Update,
As previously discussed in the build thread on page: 74
Link: http://www.fordowner...-2015/?p=452215
I have had two steel brackets custom made to support the Mono amplifier in the boot compartment under a panel at 45 degrees.
So I set up the satnav and went to see a very nice fella called Ben at www.EcoBlast.ie last Friday in Kilcoole Industrial Estate Co.Wicklow,

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Received a phone call from Ben yesterday informing me the parts were now ready for collection, so this morning I eagerly drove back to Kilcoole to collect the brackets and I must say they are fantastic :)
The guys at EcoBlast have made a life long lasting job on these custom made brackets, the paint colour also matches perfectly to that on the JL Audio Mono Amp resulting it a completely factory professional looking finish,
I will definitely be in touch with the guys at www.ecoblast.ie again in the future when Vicki my wife is finished kerbing my 18" Snow Flake rims perhaps go for a gun metal grey on them.

The finish on the parts is smooth as glass its beautiful and being powder coated its much stronger than paint and will last a lifetime in the car.
Top respect lads very happy.

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I've got my left and right bracket mixed up in the image below but it still displays how good the look next to the Mono amplifier and in the same shade of powder coated finish.

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Im very pleased with the outcome on this part of the build as it started off with nothing more than my imagination, there was no off the shelf item to enable the mounting of this amp at a 45 degree angle and it cant be mounted directly upside down due to heat issues,
My plan was to create two brackets which would allow the amp be mounted upright and below the panel at 45 degrees, the were no guarantees this plan was going to be a success it didn't look promising after the initial attempt at bending some aluminium brackets was a complete failure,

However through the use of a stainless steel welding rod this allowed me to trial fit the amp and bend the rod to the desired angles that I need the brackets to be,

Followed being referred from guy in work to a company called LMH Engineering in Arklow Co. Wicklow whom have a bench press and supplied the steel; which they bent it to the matching shape of the stainless steel welding rod, after the trial with the aluminium strips failed.

I was then able to mark out the steel strips once bent and drill holes for bolting on the amplifier on at a later date.

Throughout the plan i wanted these bracket to be a lifetime maintenance free fit and forget job, this is the reason I initially chose aluminium,
however since the aluminium failed the best option was to have them blasted and powder coated resulting in a lifetime finish that also matches the amplifier colour just the same as the aluminium strips would have done thanks to the great guys at EcoBlast.ie

More progress soon,


#464698 Clarkson In Trouble Again - RIP Top Gear

Posted by Lenny on 12 March 2015 - 06:11 PM

Going great guns how annoying though if this turns out to be a publicity stunt... All I can say is the boy who cried Wolf.

I agree there is that element of "watching your own funeral" aspect
However i cant prevent myself from canvassing :lol:


#464564 Clarkson In Trouble Again - RIP Top Gear

Posted by Lenny on 12 March 2015 - 11:06 AM

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#463783 Mk6 Fiesta Flame 1.4 Build Log (Was Fiesta Mk6 5 Door Custom Sub)

Posted by Lenny on 10 March 2015 - 06:08 PM

Ugh this is like watching late nite films on free view satelite,
"Take it off luv, show us what you got!!"


#463433 Dohboys St220 Wagon

Posted by Lenny on 10 March 2015 - 12:03 AM

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Sweet!! Thats a nice exhaust,
And the spoiler will compliment it nicely.


#463328 Kpg's Focus Mk2 Titanium

Posted by Lenny on 09 March 2015 - 09:11 PM

The postman brought me a nice wee parcel today. Got my new HID set.
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Nice and white. Very pleased.
I've noticed though that these being 55w, the 'click' I usually get when turning on my lights, from the fuse box, has gotten louder. More strain on the fuse/electrics possibly?
Also, last weekend I was at a local tyre place to see if they could sort my alignment once again. Long story short: two front tyres are directional and were on the wrong sides. Swapped over, steering started pulling ever so slightly to the opposite side, mech said to switch front and rear tyres about. Did that today and alls well again. No pull and steering feels lighter. Happy boy.
I managed to get one caliper painted then the rain started.
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Probably could have done with another coat but not to worry.
I bought a can of Panther Black to paint my lower lip of the front bumper but didn't get around to it because of this useless climate we live in here.
Sent from my iPhone 5s.

Looking very Dr. Dre mate the green is nice with the black.


#463230 Full List Lenny's Guides

Posted by Lenny on 09 March 2015 - 06:14 PM

Since the new forum app doesnt dispay full profile pages,
IM creating this thread which will enable me to link others whom use the app, to my list of self created guides.
Thank You,

Guide to Fitting Genuine focus Mk2.5 ZetecS rear Diffuser Click Here
Guide to Fitting Genuine focus Mk2.5 ZetecS Front Lip spoiler Click Here
Guide To Activating Single & Multi Door Unlock on yor Ford Click Here
Guide To Spraying Rear View Mirror Click Here
Guide To Changing Lower Front Grill On Mk2.5 Focus Click Here
Guide to Fitting Custom Built Climate Controls on Focus Click Here
Guide to Fitting New Ford Mist Type Jets on all Models Click Here
Guide to Wiper Blade Change Focus Mk2 Mk2.5 Click Here
Guide To Fitting Boot Door Umbrella Holder Focus Mk2 & Mk2.5 Click Here
The Ultimate Rear Seat Protection Click Here
Guide to Fitting additional Boot Light Click Here
Guide to Fitting additional 12v Socket in Boot of Focus Click Here
Guide to Converting Rear Fog Light To Clear Click Here
The Ultimate Reverse Bulb Click Here
Guide To Fitting Second Reverse Light Ford Focus Mk2.5 Click Here
Guide To Fitting ST Gauge Pod To Focus Dash Click Here
Guide to Fitting Auto Dimmer Unit to Gauges or DRL's Click Here
Guide to Fitting Footwell Lighting In Your Ford Click Here
Guide to Induction Filter Upgrade in Your Ford Click Here
Guide to Fitting Custom Bonnet Dampers Focus Mk2 & Mk2.5 Click Here
Guide to Fitting EGR Blanking Plate 1,6TDCi Click Here
Guide to fitting Ford puddle lights Focus 05-12 Click Here
Guide to Fitting Genuine focus RS LED tail lights Mk2.5 Click Here
Guide to Fitting Aftermarket headunit focus Mk2 & Mk2.5 Click Here
Guide To fitting 10" HD Flip Down Monitor Focus Mk2 & Mk2.5 Click Here
Fitting Custom 10" Sub enclosure & Amp panel Focus Mk2 & Mk2.5Click Here
Guide Installing Reverse Camera Focus Mk2.5 2008 - 2011Click Here
Fitting Dual Camera DVR System Focus Mk2 & Mk2.5Click Here
Full ZetecS Kit Fitted to Mk2.5 Focus Click Here
Custom Laser Cut Interior Parts For Your Ford Click Here
Guide To Storing Vehicle For Long Periods Click Here


#462248 "taking Oval To Blue Horizon" Lenny's Build Thread 2010-2015

Posted by Lenny on 07 March 2015 - 04:10 PM

Awww Yeah!!!

Got in touch with GelBadges.com there last week after measuring up the size of the oval badge on the rear of the XTRONS CR108HD 10" flip down DVD monitor.
Overlay arrived today :)

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So off with the old:

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Looks awesome if i do say so myself B) proper OEM just like ford could have done it.


#461353 Spot The Poor Vauxhall!

Posted by Lenny on 05 March 2015 - 10:07 AM

 
Can't say I care, the registration plate is worth more than the car, hence all the screws in it!

Perhaps a bid to make the car more Riveting
See what i did there........ :lol:


#461339 Spot The Poor Vauxhall!

Posted by Lenny on 05 March 2015 - 09:40 AM

Alexis (@PrestigeDiesels) tweeted at 9:03 AM on Thu, Mar 05, 2015:
Found this on a car this morning.

Number plate security is of the utmost highest in Portsmouth... http://t.co/M1H1iC6kSU
(https://twitter.com/...0889375744?s=02)

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#460523 Kpg's Focus Mk2 Titanium

Posted by Lenny on 03 March 2015 - 05:25 AM

Vtech just kicked in yo!

American Airforce were boasting there new Jet fighter plane on twitter saying its th3 fastest air breathing piloted jet at 475mph
I said " meh V-Tec is faster" :lol: never gets old that one


#460521 Mk6 Fiesta Flame 1.4 Build Log (Was Fiesta Mk6 5 Door Custom Sub)

Posted by Lenny on 03 March 2015 - 01:46 AM

So, after a few words and a headache the girlfriends okay with me transferring everything that's survived to the new car and I'll be flaring my rear arches too.. although she's not okay with me lowering it or anything else to the exterior :( as it'll look too much like a boy racer.. so she says.. its a 5 door fiesta...

Lowering would make it more stable on cornering as it lowers the centre of gravity mate,
Preventative maintenance if i may say...


#460367 Kpg's Focus Mk2 Titanium

Posted by Lenny on 02 March 2015 - 07:52 PM

Lol not sure if that's an insult or not ....
Sent from my iPhone 5s.

no insult just sayin adds +15Bhp :)