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#458505 Who Do I Complain To / How Long Did You Wait?

Posted by alexp999 on 25 February 2015 - 04:14 PM

My Focus was 1-2 weeks late, I forget how long now.

They knew it was on its way, but was just a case of waiting for it to turn up.

You just have to be patient, which I know from experience is difficult, when it could be any day :D

#458164 Whats Different About The Zetec S

Posted by alexp999 on 24 February 2015 - 03:38 PM

Main mechanical difference is sport suspension.


Not sure if it is lowered on your model, but it is definitely firmer than the other versions.

#458058 Roundabouts - Straight On Or Right Turn?

Posted by alexp999 on 24 February 2015 - 10:20 AM

I always indicate left to say I'm coming off the roundabout (unless it is a mini one), just not on approach for a "straight on".


Your car's positioning is as much an indicator. It is like body language as you gain experience, like when you know someone is going to come all the way round the roundabout despite having no indicator on, as you are reading their road positioning.

#458050 Roundabouts - Straight On Or Right Turn?

Posted by alexp999 on 24 February 2015 - 10:10 AM

I'd say it is a straight on, when you look from map view, is is straight. You just approach at a slightly off angle as the entry and exit points split.


Both lanes go straight ahead as it is a dual carriageway on the other side. I would only indicate right if I wanted to go up Wakefield Road.

#455876 Car Conundrums!

Posted by alexp999 on 18 February 2015 - 09:21 AM

Ford badge in the middle of each wheel?


I was thinking of centre caps, but that's close enough :D


Your go!

#453849 I Hate Car Insurance

Posted by alexp999 on 12 February 2015 - 10:12 AM

I'm 19 with 2 years no claims and I've declared everything (lowering, full suspension Change , full interior change , boot build , head unit , wheels , exhaust , intake system , tinted lights ) yet mine is only 650


Probably makes a big difference being a Fusion though...

#453377 Ford Fiesta St Lights

Posted by alexp999 on 10 February 2015 - 05:36 PM

Known issue, Ford will fix it under warranty.

#452973 What's Your Dream Car Garage?

Posted by alexp999 on 09 February 2015 - 03:07 PM

Most of the German cars are quite dull, but I do like some of the AMG Mercedes.

#452959 What's Your Dream Car Garage?

Posted by alexp999 on 09 February 2015 - 02:47 PM



2015 Ford Mustang

1967 Shelby GT500 (yes that one)

2016 Focus RS

2016 Ford GT

2005 Ford GT

1996 Escort Cosworth

2015 Aston V8 Vantage S

2011 Mazda RX-8

2016 Honda NSX

2016 Mercedes AMG GT

2014 McLaren P1

2015 Nissan GT-R


...You did say DREAM garage :P

#451772 Added St Spoiler - Insurance Invalid?!

Posted by alexp999 on 05 February 2015 - 03:40 PM

You can get a discount for being a member on here with Adrian Flux.


They are an insurance broker and yes they will definitely do modifications.


Just remember to still shop around and find yourself the best deal for you.


I had a rear spoiler fitted to my old Focus and didn't have too much trouble getting it insured, this included getting prices from Adrian Flux, but found it cheapest going with Zurich

#451760 High Current Draw When Turned Off Ideas

Posted by alexp999 on 05 February 2015 - 03:16 PM

Have you tried unplugging your USB?

#451671 How To Tell If Mk1 Or Mk2 For Wiper Linkage

Posted by alexp999 on 05 February 2015 - 10:20 AM

If it looks like the MK1, but is from 2005 it will technically be a MK1.5, as it is the facelifted MK1.


However most mechanical components stay the same, wipers will almost certainly be the same between MK1 and MK1.5.

#451455 New To Ford

Posted by alexp999 on 04 February 2015 - 03:25 PM

If you have a USB port, you should have the bluetooth and USB module fitted. Which means it should be able to play music from a USB. Your phone will need to be in Mass Storage mode for the car to read it though.


Otherwise try putting a few mp3s on a USB stick and flicking through the sources on the car to see if it finds the USB and tracks.


You can download a manual here: http://www.ford.co.u...s/Owners-Manual


If you want a paper copy try ebay, or you will have to ask your local Ford dealer.

#451410 The Griffin Is Coming For The Fiesta St....

Posted by alexp999 on 04 February 2015 - 12:28 PM




#449672 Check It Out: Glitter Bomb Via Post

Posted by alexp999 on 29 January 2015 - 06:15 PM

Kaspersky blocks this URL for me, lol.