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#350628 The Eagle Has Landed

Posted by SandyCat on 04 April 2014 - 07:48 AM

The jury is out on V-Power but after splashing out on a special car like the ST I can't understand anyone saving a few bob by sticking cheap supermarket fuel in.   I always go for proper branded stuff like Esso or Shell even with a standard car like mine.


As for the first oil and filter change I think it's in one of the books maybe but personally I would get it done after the running in period.  Just get it done locally with the right grade oil then stick to the normal service schedule after that with an oil change at least annually.   It gets rid of any debris and running in swarf etc from the new engine.     


Remember that engines with turbos rely on quality clean oil and also let the engine tick over for 30 seconds before switching off for cooling to prevent the hot oil carbonising in the turbo oil feeds.  

#256973 Small Mk7 Door Card Mod

Posted by SandyCat on 01 May 2013 - 06:02 PM

We know how boring the speaker grill looks so I thought I would mod it up a bit.   Looks better I think.

Grill blackened and surround lined with silver.


#247968 Fiesta Zetec Recent Mods

Posted by SandyCat on 30 March 2013 - 09:06 PM

I could but the reason I didn't was several reasons.   First the single light does both sides on it's own and this way I could take a single feed off the passenger front and not split it between 2 lights or having to access the drivers side footwell which was harder to reach.    I did toy with the idea of 2 separate lights but figured it was more work for the same result. 

#247958 Fiesta Zetec Recent Mods

Posted by SandyCat on 30 March 2013 - 08:42 PM

Hi re the rear light I have recently fitted one to mine and it lights up the rear very nicely.    Did it with a Transit courtesy light off Ebay wired through the centre tunnel to the front passenger footwell light so it goes on/off with the door etc..