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salsheikh

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#354466 Mk2.5 Cold Air Feed

Posted by salsheikh on 17 April 2014 - 11:02 AM

maybe you could replace the cold air feed pipe with one that sits lower down into the main grill and attach it to the grill itself?




#349817 Been At It With A Hammer And Chisel....again

Posted by salsheikh on 01 April 2014 - 05:31 PM

$129!

 

id love n automated set up though - james bond style!!!




#349731 Been At It With A Hammer And Chisel....again

Posted by salsheikh on 01 April 2014 - 01:23 PM

some of you may remember that i had bonnet vents that i removed using a hammer and chisel as i wanted to replace the fibreglass vents with carbon fibre looking plastic ones. well...ive only gone and done it again but ths time with the dash pod.

after reading lennys awesome guide i bonded my dash pod/trim thinking it'lll never be removed so bond it down. well, last night i took it off and replaced my current 2 x 52mm gauge set up and replaced it with the dash top pocket/cubby. I have then got a Samsung Media Player 5" screen and placed that into the pocket but mounted it so that it sits upright and can be removed (held by velcro). i can also place my satnav there if required but not both at the same time.

 

from this:

 

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to this:

 

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video isnt working right now but i'll upload one tonight

 

 




#349076 Did Anyone On Here Buy These Wheels?

Posted by salsheikh on 30 March 2014 - 08:08 PM

I won a set in black for £280 but when they turned up they weren't the facelift wheels and had spray paint all over the tyres and clearly were not the same as the ones in the pics and got my monies back through ebay.




#348417 Gloss Black Grills

Posted by salsheikh on 28 March 2014 - 07:30 PM

Tom

 

like Karl says, do it yourself but read up on it and take your time. preparation is the key. £270 is very excessive btw.

simple steps:

sand the grills to key the surface - use a scotch pad to help you get into the grooves.

wash with soapy water and let it dry naturally

spray in a warm room with no wind

lots of light even coats, 15 mins apart

finish with lots of light even coats of lacquer.

use plastikote paint as it sticks to plastics really well. good luck




#340770 Egr Blanked Off Or Not

Posted by salsheikh on 09 March 2014 - 09:16 PM

it stops the exhaust gasses being recycled so a better burn for your engine.

ive don't it on mine and it feels better to drive with




#339750 Options On This Little Mod

Posted by salsheikh on 07 March 2014 - 01:51 PM

the tdci will not be loud without the rear box -  i know this cos.....yes i have a tdci!

if it fits and is easy enough to do then go for it.




#336488 Ford Focus Exhaust

Posted by salsheikh on 26 February 2014 - 09:22 AM

definately get a few quotes on exhaust prices. you'll be surprised on the difference




#332754 Heated Front And Rear Screen Switch Panel

Posted by salsheikh on 15 February 2014 - 06:47 PM

they are connected to plugs as they were on mine so maybe a bit tight to come off




#326958 My St / Rs Mk2 Build Up. Project Phenomenal!

Posted by salsheikh on 28 January 2014 - 02:23 PM

wow, just wow at the effort you have put in and the results to date. keep it up mate.




#326511 Ford Focus Headlight Brows

Posted by salsheikh on 27 January 2014 - 01:46 PM

Lenny put some on his car so I'd drop him a pm or read his guides!




#324873 Happy Birthday Lenny

Posted by salsheikh on 23 January 2014 - 09:41 AM

alomost 30, is that it. I turned 38 last November :-(




#324872 Urgent Advice Needed. Possibly Been Scammed Re: Dpf Delete

Posted by salsheikh on 23 January 2014 - 09:35 AM

Michael,

name and shame the guy on here so that others are warned.

 

when i was on seatcupra.net you could not say anything bad/negative towards any of the sponsors on there as your post would get deleted or your account would get deleted. its just how the admin team worked so you never got proper feedback on any of the sponsors on there.

 

hope you get it all sorted mate.




#323807 To Sell Or Not To Sell

Posted by salsheikh on 20 January 2014 - 01:48 PM

Becca

 

whay do you want to sell your car?

whats it worth?

what are you going to replace it with? cost?

will you get the same emotions from the new car?

is it worth the extra £££?

 

only you can decide.

like Preee says...get the ST lol! (my choice)




#321363 Wats Ur Favourite Car

Posted by salsheikh on 14 January 2014 - 10:03 AM

i've got too many to list

 

McLaren F1

Escort RS2000

RS200

Capri with X-pack kit

Escort Cossie

Sierra Cossie

Sierra Saphire Cossie 4x4

Lambo Aventador

Lambo Sesto

Lambo Veneno

Saleen S7

Skyline R34 Nismo

GTR R35

Audi Quattro - 80's car

Lancia Delta HF Integrale

Ferrari Enzo

Ferrari 355

Ferrari F40

Ferrari F50

Ferrari 458 Spider

Koenigseggs - any

Porsche GT

Pagani Zonda

BMW M5 E39 + E60

Honda NSX

Mitsu Evo 10

 

just a few I can remember!