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NQbbe

Member Since 05 Feb 2013
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In Topic: Lights Upgrade For Fiesta Zetec S Ecoboost

Yesterday, 04:50 PM

If you want more light on the road the extreme-vision have won multiple times.

 

There's also Osram Nightbreaker unlimited (which are, according to most tests, just slightly worse than the extreme-vision) - I use these myself, and IMO they pack a lot more punch than the stock Philips in my Fiesta.


In Topic: Cone Filter??????

27 July 2014 - 07:38 PM

Oil filters need to be cleaned every X miles as MattDRX suggests - cleaning usually involves some sort of chemical fluid to clean it, and then you have to re-oil it again afterwards.

 

Also bear in mind most tests of these filters show LESS power than the stock paper filters - it's usually just a couple of ponies that escape, but I thought you might want to know.


In Topic: Mk8, Something's Leaking?

27 July 2014 - 07:36 PM

My Fiesta does the same - haven't checked the exact location underneath, but it's roughly the same spot.

 

And as the others say it's the aircon condensator - perfectly normal.


In Topic: Any Etis Experts In Here ? (Got A Pcm Update Available)

25 July 2014 - 07:01 PM

Yeah I can see how that should get covered by warranty - my "issue" probably won't.

 

And I agree it's very dangerous to drive with unpredictable power.


In Topic: Is The Aircon In Fiesta Ecoboost Just Poor ?

25 July 2014 - 06:39 PM

Actually they did do some work to have it warm up faster as well according to Ford's press material: http://1l-ecoboost.f...stEngine_EU.pdf

 

"A compact cast iron cylinder block design 
features a small cylinder bore (71.9mm) 
and a long stroke (82.0mm), contributing 
to impressive torque figures. It’s also 
extremely strong, allowing a gap of just 
6.1mm between the cylinders – helping 
achieve faster warm-up and improved 
fuel economy."
 
But yes the iron will warm up slower than aluminium, and retain the heat longer.