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Ignorance Is Blind

27 October 2015 - 03:02 PM

On route to Hospital with my daughter last night,
Punto pulls rite out in front of me with only one headlight,

There front seat Passenger proceeded to sticking his two fingers up at me as I drove past 🙊

as if he was the driver or anything to do with the situation 😦


What Happened To You? Thread

12 September 2015 - 09:14 AM

Thought id start up a thread where we can share personal current accident stories

Teething Ring Or 4 Spoke Steering Wheel?

03 September 2015 - 06:34 PM

To me;
This looks like a 4 Spoke leather steering wheel with Cruise Control perhaps I'm going crazy?


Now to Victoria and my 10 months old son this is apparently a teething ring,
As Victoria sat quite happily in the drivers seat of my focus today while our son sat on her lap right in front of her eyes and chewed away on the steering wheel.




How much does a replacement 4 Spoke steering wheel cost to replace
compared to going to Tesco and purchasing a teething ring
even reacing in to the back seat to obtain the teething ring which he already owns.

Seriously like..!!

Here's the rear door from carelessly taking in and out the carry Cott


Not to mention the corresponding scratch on the putter body panel again from carelessly taking out the carry cot


And this is our third child not like it hasn't been done before
I've spent 19k on modifications to the car and it's becoming wrecked by a woman

You Had One Job Experience.

27 August 2015 - 08:22 PM

Hi all,
I've experienced a few incidents which has led to my creation of this thread because today's incident completely took the biscuit,
Figured I'd start this thread to see if any y'all have similar stories 😊

Here's today's incident in next post:

Guide Fitting Oil Catch Tank 1.6tdci Ford Focus Mk2 & Mk2.5

22 August 2015 - 06:17 PM

Guide Fitting Oil Catch Tank 1.6TDCi Ford Focus Mk2 & Mk2.5 

I'll be working on the creation of this guide across the next few months, 
I'll now edit to explain the purpose of fitting and all parts required but I'll edit at later date with physical fitting.

I know there is already an oil catch tank created for the 1.6tdci and A lot of work gone it to it's development.
Guide by Darren (DEE_82) whom has a guide on fitting to the Focus 1.6TDCi,
Link: http://www.fordowner...nstall-16-tdci/

I'm not trying to do one better than the above, 
My purpose of creating this guide is to ensure the process remains visible in the future as some members come and go so do there image hosting etcetera. 
So this is much the same documented process just lennys version. 

To be continued when I'm physically able to fit it following hip fracture last may but im off crutches now back to work monday 
So this guide should be complete say November. 

I'll edit to remove this explanation when guide is complete.

At present I'm piecing together parts, 
I hope to initially create hoses using connection elbows and jubilee clips prior to shipping them off to Samco to have custom built 1 piece hoses built to fit the focus catch tank location eliminating plastic elbows and reducing jubilee clips from eight down to four.

NB Styling.co.uk supply a 25mm oil catch tank which is custom built by CrudePerformance.co.uk 
To fit the Mk6 1.6TDCi Fiesta.


The kit from NBstyling is well worth every penny spent,
The craftsmanship is perfect,
It also comes with fully illustrated fitting instructions for fitting to the 1.6TDCi Fiesta as saw in image below:


The 1.6TDCi engine fitted in the Mk6 Fiesta is the same as that fitted to the focus, 
Meaning this 25mm oil catch tank kit can be fitted with some easy modification.

The oil Catch Tank prevents oil vapours from the crank case recirculating and condensing in the induction chamber,

I recommend fitting one of these just as much as fitting an EGR blanking plate because they both prevent contamination to the induction air being drawn in to the combustion chamber,

The oil catch tank wont directly increase driving performance like blanking the EGR Valve does; but it will play a significant part in prolonging turbo life aswell as improving intercooler efficiency by preventing any further oil from condensing and filling the intercooler which reduces its cooling performance.

The kit itself comes in a choice of piping colours: Red, Black or Blue.




This item will also help prolong turbo life by catching the engine oil and vapours being expelled from the rocker cover crank case,
Condensing them in the pot where they can be gathered and drained instead of recirculating through to the induction chamber and intercooler pipework.

Ultimatly this 25mm custom built oil catch tank kit is designed to replace the stock crank case to induction pipe while having the tank situated in the middle to capture the oil.


The tank must be positioned lower than the outlet from the crankcase to ensure the oil vapours flowing downwards in to the catch tank.

Having watched the recent MightyCarMods Video (See Video Below)
ill also be fitting a clean scouring pads as saw in the picture below; inside the oil catch tank to assist in the condensing of oil vapours by creating a greater amount of contact surfaces within the container.