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Hassen

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#507527 Hassen's Ford Focus 1.6 Tdci Build Thread

Posted by Hassen on 30 July 2015 - 06:58 PM

I thought so too. Just depends on what brand and model they have. They bring them from Germany and a friend of mine who does a lot of miles recommended them.


#507520 Hassen's Ford Focus 1.6 Tdci Build Thread

Posted by Hassen on 30 July 2015 - 06:49 PM

Update: Walkinstown Tyre Centre have my size in new stock part worn. Going to head there over the weekend to have a look. €40/tyre including fitting. Going to get fronts and see how they fare.


#506854 Hassen's Ford Focus 1.6 Tdci Build Thread

Posted by Hassen on 28 July 2015 - 02:36 PM

That's a good suggestion about the 16“ rims. It would work out cheaper and less road noise. I still have to check out the places in Dublin. They might have a bigger stockpile. Hoping I can get the partworn ones or else the local Ford garage as usual gave me a deal on the Avon ZV5.


#506846 Hassen's Ford Focus 1.6 Tdci Build Thread

Posted by Hassen on 28 July 2015 - 01:47 PM

Lenny, can you recommend anywhere for part worn tyres as I need 205 50 R17 and it's kinda hard to come across part worn here.


#506845 Hassen's Ford Focus 1.6 Tdci Build Thread

Posted by Hassen on 28 July 2015 - 01:46 PM

Wow that does look and sound like the business. Need to check if they have it in Halfords. Well worth it with the weather we have here.

As for H7 bulbs, got a pair in the centre console always, even though it's the cheapo ones just in case I get stopped. Always be prepared lol

I used to have a pair of Adidas/Goodyear driving shoes. Sadly they wore out but they were so comfortable to drive with.


#506814 Hassen's Ford Focus 1.6 Tdci Build Thread

Posted by Hassen on 28 July 2015 - 11:41 AM

That's a good plan as I will be going through tyres at a quicker rate soon. Always good to get discounts, whatever the amount. And yea, no point in shelling for new tyres for me from now on or I won't be able to run the car. Also, there is still the remote possibility of me upgrading to a different car in the near future.

Got roadside assistance for free as part of servicing the car regularly at the Ford garage. Works within Europe which is kinda cool. I should probably ditch the spare tyre and get a can like you did at this stage. Any weight saving will be good.


#506811 Hassen's Ford Focus 1.6 Tdci Build Thread

Posted by Hassen on 28 July 2015 - 11:19 AM

Cheers Lenny. I realised very quickly about the Avons. They are great except for fuel efficiency. My commute going to be 200km return/day in a few weeks, so it needs to be running on more efficient tyres.
Got a place in Mullingar that I'm gonna call at lunchtime abd another recommended in Dublin over the weekend.


#506778 Hassen's Ford Focus 1.6 Tdci Build Thread

Posted by Hassen on 28 July 2015 - 08:29 AM

I didn't know that bit about the 3 year expiry. Good to know. Cheers Lenny. Gonna ring around today to find out if they have a pair in stock. I would normally get new tyres but funds are low at the moment with house renovation. Every little helps☺


#506750 Hassen's Ford Focus 1.6 Tdci Build Thread

Posted by Hassen on 27 July 2015 - 10:51 PM

Quick Question : What do you guys think of getting part worn tyres? My Avons are on the way out for the fronts after just over 20,000 miles. Need new front tyres soon as they are nearing the end of the thread depth.


#506748 Mk6 Fiesta Flame 1.4 Build Log (Was Fiesta Mk6 5 Door Custom Sub)

Posted by Hassen on 27 July 2015 - 10:48 PM

I think either Yellow as above, Lime Green or Dark Gold/Bronze colour to go with your blue paint☺


#506719 Hassen's Ford Focus 1.6 Tdci Build Thread

Posted by Hassen on 27 July 2015 - 08:53 PM

Awesome. It's a nifty lil addition and I do remember mine taking a bit more than 2 weeks for delivery. The guys at Mtec are good and I think they are based in N.Ireland.


#506718 Ford Focus Mk3, Sub, Amp & Speakers Upgrade

Posted by Hassen on 27 July 2015 - 08:51 PM

I personally prefer the first one, Black Snowflake. Not something you would see everyday. A twist on a classic ☺


#506634 Hassen's Ford Focus 1.6 Tdci Build Thread

Posted by Hassen on 27 July 2015 - 04:37 PM

I do on the computer. Will send it to you after dinner time.
This is the website :
www.mtecbrakes.com


#504740 Hassen's Ford Focus 1.6 Tdci Build Thread

Posted by Hassen on 21 July 2015 - 09:23 AM

Cheers man. I forgot to ask it to be moved as it started as 3 different threads. Some useful information in here for anyone considering a sound system overhaul.


#504718 Hassen's Ford Focus 1.6 Tdci Build Thread

Posted by Hassen on 21 July 2015 - 08:24 AM

And IMHO, it's ugly and the shape was dictated by drag coefficient rather than what would make a good looking car :)