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tommy1340millar

Member Since 29 Nov 2011
Offline Last Active Jun 12 2014 12:33 PM
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Posts I've Made

In Topic: Focus Rear Brake Piston Rewind

14 May 2014 - 05:32 PM

They're all right hand wind to retract.

On a mk1 you have to be pushing them inward at the same time as winding them.


In Topic: Front Wiper Stopped Working

13 May 2014 - 10:08 AM

If I knew then what I know now, I would've bought a 2nd hand fusebox and the modified elm32 cable.

Mine was £320, and a Ford mechanic coded it for me as a favour


In Topic: Front Wiper Stopped Working

13 May 2014 - 03:24 AM

Fusebox. Water ingress.


In Topic: In A Dillema About Ball Joints Or Full Wishbone

06 May 2014 - 03:22 PM

I got o.e. complete arms (FAI, I think)  from my local factor around £45 each, and that was much easier than changing either the ball joints or the rear bushes.

If it's the rear bushes, then the arms have to come off the car anyway.

1st one took about 35 mins, 2nd one took 15.


In Topic: Left Front Brake Disc Warping.

19 February 2014 - 12:41 PM

I'm having this exact same problem. I replaced the discs and pads all round when I got the car 2 years ago, but the judder/wobble returns within about 10k miles. I might try the guide pin test but...

I also think that there a bit of a 'lip' on the caliper carrier where the pads go. Is it ok to grind it smooth again? I also think that the pads are not coming off the disc all the time