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#321346 Genuine 2007 St Bumpers Online

Posted by salsheikh on 14 January 2014 - 09:22 AM

your best bet is ebay/gumtree.

also, try a website called motorhogs or other online breakers.


5dr skirts are very difficult to find

#321023 Boost Gauge And Usb

Posted by salsheikh on 13 January 2014 - 02:14 PM

to tee off for the boost gauge is simple ebnought on the 1.8tdci engines. there is a small l bend rubber pipe near to egr valve so add a t-piece to this for your boost gauge. i then ran the tube through the grommet in th bulkhead.


some pics of my set up here: http://www.fordowner...i-build-thread/


i do plan to change my current set up using an android media player/custom mount but just havent had the time to do it. plus it means i will have to remove my dash trim which is stuck down using sikaflex!!!


Gary, in order for you to fit the boost gauge panel, do you need to change to rest of the dash trim?

#320905 Going From 17" To 18" Alloys

Posted by salsheikh on 13 January 2014 - 09:19 AM

i've got 19's with no rack limiter and have had no issues at all, even when it was lowered! yes the wheel maybe close to the arch liner on full turn but it does not rub or cause any problems. i even bought the kit but didnt fit it.

#318076 Recent Mods

Posted by salsheikh on 05 January 2014 - 01:57 PM

get it finished Moy then enjoy it before you sell up!

#317454 Headunit Removal Keys & Sub Install

Posted by salsheikh on 03 January 2014 - 12:43 PM



the sill trims come off easily enough so run the wires down the sides. the power cable once pushed through the grommet can be seen and so just pull it though, no need to remove the glovebox/fusebox. as for the missus not liking the bass you can use an on/off switch to the remote wire to cut out the amp coming on when she is driving.


if there is no rca outs on the hu then buy a rca convertor from Halfords and splice into the rear speakers - this is what I did previously.

#314839 Remove Front Bumper

Posted by salsheikh on 25 December 2013 - 01:23 PM

Thanks. That makes more sense now

#312789 Would You Shop A Drink-Driver For 1000?

Posted by salsheikh on 17 December 2013 - 02:08 PM



i like your thinking - it certainly would work!

shame this country is too soft on punishment.


Every morning i see other drivers cutting up drivers on a roundabout instead of sitting in traffic in the right lane they decide to go in the wrong lane and try to cut in and this annoys me like hell. Most of the time you can see it happening and if someone tries it on me i will drive wide on purpose so not to give them the space to cut me up. Just wish i could something about it, the 5-0 aint interested as i've seen them sitting opposite the said roundabout and do nothing.

#312775 Would You Shop A Drink-Driver For 1000?

Posted by salsheikh on 17 December 2013 - 01:41 PM

i've reported a few and my missus thinks i shouldnt. even if i see something dangerous on the motorway i will call the police but wifey thinks that i will on a list of nuisance callers!

#311183 Painting Lower And Upper Grilles

Posted by salsheikh on 12 December 2013 - 01:47 PM

remove them first to make life easier!


a nice tug on the lower grill in any corner will help it come out. the top grill is a bit trickier as you have to remove the lock.


wash the grills in fairy liquid and make sure they are dry and then sand them down and wash again before attempting to paint. remove all contaminents and paint in a warn environment to help adhesion.


i think lenny/tdcist/gforce have guides on how to remove the grills.

#311035 Obd2 Bluetooth Adapter

Posted by salsheikh on 11 December 2013 - 09:41 PM

cheers James, bought one of them mini obd2 adapters off ebay for £6....i'll keep it as a spare if not i'll give it to my younger brother to use.

#308236 Remove Front Bumper

Posted by salsheikh on 02 December 2013 - 08:37 PM

Im going to spray down from my lower grill to make it look like a wider grill.
Can anyone tell me how to take it off im not too sure.
Or a pdf


if your spraying your grill then just pull the grill out, start at one corner and pull it out. Lenny has made a guide on how to remove it. I sprayed my old grill and the bottom of my bumper





#307267 Focus Zetec S - Exhaust Potential

Posted by salsheikh on 29 November 2013 - 09:12 AM

no worries Oli,


will get some pics tonight for you

#306872 What Steel Wheels Can Be Fitted ?

Posted by salsheikh on 27 November 2013 - 09:05 PM

have a look on ebay for focus/modeo wheels with winter tyres.

#306421 Jdl Bodykit

Posted by salsheikh on 17 November 2013 - 08:53 PM

yep they will be the same length.

ive currently got a set of 3dr side skirts that i plan to trim and convert to a 5 door model.


see pic - cut on white line





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#306392 Jdl Bodykit

Posted by salsheikh on 17 November 2013 - 06:56 PM

i've seen a 3dr side skirt set trimmed down to fit a 5 dr car on ebay....might attempt this soon!