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Ben87

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#469816 Mk Ii Mondeo (W Reg) Trickling Water Noise

Posted by Ben87 on 25 March 2015 - 10:48 PM

Not a hundred percent sure if it is this but I have heard someone that had the same problem a sloshing water noise when driving a setting off and it turned out to be trapped water in the sills!

Think they took a bung out or drilled a hole into the sill and a couple of litres of water came out.


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#467053 Ben's Mk5 Radiant Red Fiuma Project

Posted by Ben87 on 18 March 2015 - 09:09 PM

Great looking car you've got there mate and the performance to go with it. Always liked these cars wish I had got one years ago.


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#465488 Mk3 Mondeo Build Thread

Posted by Ben87 on 14 March 2015 - 09:30 PM

Thought I'd put a little update on as with a job change last November I've not spent as much time as I've wanted too on my car.

New plans for the front of the car is bottom of bumper under lower grille to be painted black along with the headlight washer covers. The upper grille and surround are currently being done by me and a mate so hopefully a couple of more coats of primer and black and they should be good to go.

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Nearly had a set of black headlights done ready to be built back up but one unfortunately got damaged so on the look out for another drivers headlight to redo.

Was looking to upgrade to 330mm Brembo brakes conversion on the front but found the seller to be very unhelpful and very short in his replys so decided not to buy off him.


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#421833 Clutch Knocking

Posted by Ben87 on 22 October 2014 - 07:45 PM

Sounds like it could be a worn clutch cylinder bearing or more likely if it has one fitted a worn dual mass flywheel.


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#407547 Mk3 Mondeo Build Thread

Posted by Ben87 on 08 September 2014 - 09:34 PM

Cheers for the comments Gforce :-)

It's like your reading my mind lol got a set of headlights sat here stripped down ready for being painted black just not sure which chrome indicator bulbs I need for the clear look?? Any help would be appreciated.

Going be spraying the grilles and surrounds black too hopefully in the the next month. I have been thinking about painting that bottom lip black and now you've mentioned it I'm gonna get it done ;-). Think it should look pretty good.

Haven't got a link because I bought them when I first got the car but luckily I've found the receipt. They were off ebay, the make is AutoArt, part number FO-319. The seller was called Subzero Automotive.

Hope this helps mate.

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#407391 Mk3 Mondeo Build Thread

Posted by Ben87 on 08 September 2014 - 06:37 PM

Just a small update on the mondeo finally got round to fitting the triple r composites splitter fully, really like the look of it but have to be careful when manuvering in certain places lol.

Couple of pics to show.

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Also got my new overlay ford badges fitted after having to buy a new set because I lost the last ones!
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Also gave it a good clean and a well overdue polish
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Got a few more bits and Bob's I want to buy for it over the next couple of months if funds allow
:-)

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#402998 Fiestagirl's Mk7 Titanium

Posted by Ben87 on 29 August 2014 - 12:34 PM

Looking good can't wait to see them fitted


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#391266 Fiestagirl's Mk7 Titanium

Posted by Ben87 on 29 July 2014 - 07:35 AM

Looks very good, I especially like the blue on the calipers. They've come out nice them :-)


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#383695 Fiestagirl's Mk7 Titanium

Posted by Ben87 on 08 July 2014 - 06:51 PM

They look really well, look forward to seeing them on :-)


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#381816 Fiestagirl's Mk7 Titanium

Posted by Ben87 on 03 July 2014 - 07:34 PM

They look really clean them, will look the business when there fitted :-)


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#376552 Mk3 Mondeo Build Thread

Posted by Ben87 on 19 June 2014 - 10:35 PM

So the front splitter arrived today and I couldn't wait to give it a trial run fit to see what it's going to look like
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I apologise for the bad use of gear oil tubs it was the only things I could find at the time to prop it up with lol.

Will hopefully get it fitted next Saturday when I'm off work.



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#373156 Brakes Overhaul/upgrade

Posted by Ben87 on 09 June 2014 - 09:57 PM

That looks amazing, love the red calipers. Wish I could keep mine that clean.


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#367752 Ford Fair 2014 - Who's Going List ?

Posted by Ben87 on 25 May 2014 - 01:50 PM

I'll be on the stand with my Mk3 Mondeo!


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#355970 Mk3 Mondeo Build Thread

Posted by Ben87 on 22 April 2014 - 08:02 PM

Hi foca, thanks for the comments.

No I'm not offended by your comments mate every one has the own taste on things would be boring if we all liked the same stuff.

I don't think I'd remove the rear wiper I use it too much and would definitely miss it if I got rid.

Yeah I've never been a big fan on dark tints, like you said sometimes it can make it look like a van.

It's a 5 speed, EGR is at the front and I think it's a fixed vane turbo.

I've now removed the EGR pipe completely and blanked both ends.

Been looking at your thread build and I have to say it's very impressive, alot of hard work has gone into it.

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#353023 Mk3 Mondeo Build Thread

Posted by Ben87 on 12 April 2014 - 01:20 PM

Bit of an update the power fold wing mirrors finally arrived and got them fitted a couple of days ago. At first they didn't work but some help off you guys the right relay was ordered and they work a treat. Will be adding some LED bulbs in the puddle lights very soon.

Also I had the rust on the roof fixed yesterday so hopefully next weekend I will be getting the roof, wing mirror covers and boot spoiler wrapped in gloss black.

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Will get some pictures on when the wrap has been done.

Won this the other too on eBay. Picked it up last weekend

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Plan is to get it powder coated the same colour as the other wheels and swap with a slightly buckled one on the car and to have the other as a full size spare in boot.








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