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#425990 1.6 Tdci Turbo Protection

Posted by gurcayy on 06 November 2014 - 06:02 PM

Yes. There are few basics for any diesel engine that would help protecting/prolonging the life of the turbo.


1. Using quaility oil and fuel filter is crucial. So, forget Halfords oil and any unbranded fuel filters. Stick to q quality oil brand ( Castrol, Motul, Mobil, Millers, Fuchs and etc.) and filter ( Motorcraft, UFI, Mann, Hengst, Bosch)


2. Using quality diesel is also crucial.


3. When you start the engine, don't run the car immediately! Instead of this, after starting the engine wait 30-40 seconds. This time is needed for oil to reach and the turbine and raise pressure.


4. Avoid  driving above 2000 rpm while the car is still cold.


5. Don't stop the engine immediately after intensive driving. Instead of this when you stop the car allow it to run on idle for few minutes. This is cruical for turbine's life. 

#396183 Focus Mk2 - Rear Door Card Removal

Posted by gurcayy on 10 August 2014 - 05:59 PM

I think that I keep the package in my car. I will reply later this night when I get to my car.

#396157 Focus Mk2 - Rear Door Card Removal

Posted by gurcayy on 10 August 2014 - 04:45 PM

Jay87, a big thank you, mate! You saved my day, I was trying all day to remove the door handle first.

#369773 Focus Mk2 St Replica Build

Posted by gurcayy on 31 May 2014 - 12:12 AM

The bi-xenon headlight conversion unfortunately is not plug and play. You will need auto leveling system if you intend to pass the MOT and it is pretty hard to find. In addition, you will have to sort the wirings if your connectors does not have 10 pins. 

#368485 Black Panther Or Deep Impact Blue

Posted by gurcayy on 27 May 2014 - 05:36 PM

Both paints are pain in the *** to maintain. You will always notice any single imperfection on both of them. So, chose the closest to your heart. :)

#368480 Wax & Polish No White Residue?

Posted by gurcayy on 27 May 2014 - 05:25 PM



Firstly, If I were you, I wouldn't bother with another sealant if I already had FK1000p. It is a great last stage protection product that gives incredible durability and decent shine. 


Secondly, I used to use FK1000p in the past on my Focus and I had had issues with white residues on the trim if I only let it too long to cure on the trim. So, may be you have to reconsider your application method as I could see from your avatar your car don't have more trim/rubber than mine. What did you use to apply the wax? I am pretty sure if you don't get too close to the window rubbers and door trims or if you wipe off the residue immediately, you won't have any problems. 


Don't use cherry glaze over a wax or sealant as a top. It contains cleaners which will wipe off any previous layers of wax/sealant. Always apply in this order: AIO (Cherry Glaze) -> Wax/Sealant (FK1000p).

#361523 1.6 Tdci Brake Upgrade

Posted by gurcayy on 07 May 2014 - 06:35 PM

Be prepared for a decent performance drop and noticeable fuel consuption increase. Not taking into consideration the weight difference between 16 and 18" wheels, the weight difference between your stock discs and the 300 mm ones ( the st ones are 320mm! ) is 2-3 kg's per discs. You make the count how much additional weight is going to torture that engine when you add the weight of the new discs and new bigger calipers.

#347020 Air Fresheners

Posted by gurcayy on 24 March 2014 - 10:52 PM

Has anybody ever tried the California Scents which you put in your cup holders ?


They are great. Especially the Coronado cherry lasts forever!

#347016 Focus Mk2.5 1.6 Titanium Service.

Posted by gurcayy on 24 March 2014 - 10:47 PM

Personally if the engine is looked after an engine flush isnt needed.


Said enough.

#346973 Focus Mk2.5 1.6 Titanium Service.

Posted by gurcayy on 24 March 2014 - 10:06 PM

They are not dumb questions. Moreover, everyone here has been in your situation once. :)


As martyntdci have stated, it's to personal preferences what oil/part to choose. Sadly, the leading reason for people in most of the cases to choose semi-synthetic oil is the lower price. But you can be sure that you need fully synthetic oil for your car.


Ford recommends coolant change to be made at every 10 years, so don't bother with it.


P.S. The list from hinggsy is very good if you don't bother to stick with OEM parts.

#346946 Focus Mk2.5 1.6 Titanium Service.

Posted by gurcayy on 24 March 2014 - 09:35 PM

If you want the best for your car, I'd strongly recommend this:


Filters+ spark plugs: http://www.ebay.co.u...=item485c65acf6


Oil ( i don't know how much oil you need): http://www.ebay.co.u...=item4d1a60f76d

#340987 2005 Focus 1.6Tdci: Idle-1200Rpm Engine 'rattle' Under Load Problem

Posted by gurcayy on 10 March 2014 - 01:33 PM

It is possible the ECU have lost the injector codes during the seal replacing process when the injector has been plugged out.

#337054 Detailing

Posted by gurcayy on 27 February 2014 - 08:29 PM

Autoglym Super Resin Polish and a decent wax/sealant will do the job without affecting your wallet.

#291492 Focus Mk2 Rear Drum Removal

Posted by gurcayy on 20 September 2013 - 10:18 PM

Thank you very much JW1982.

#264418 Guide To Complete Stereo Installation Focus Mk2

Posted by gurcayy on 31 May 2013 - 09:54 PM

Great job with great guide! Congratulations, buddy... I am sure it will be useful guide for the others who want the same :)