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ian dean

Member Since 18 Feb 2013
Offline Last Active Jun 24 2013 06:11 PM
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Coolant System

17 June 2013 - 09:33 PM

hi i have a 1.8 petrol 57 plate focus i am having trouble with the coolant system.i have water which is coming back out of the expansion tank filling cap the water level will be fine when cold but once it is warmed up the water rises out of the tank but thd temprature gauge stays at 12 oclock then when i let it cool down i yave to refill the coolant thanks

Unknown Part

12 May 2013 - 12:29 PM

hi i have a part left over from a engine build mycar was in a garage and wanted stupid prices for parts so i got my car back i have had it rebuilt but got this over any ideas would be greatly thankful Attached File  car 002.JPG   71.75KB   37 downloads


Tappet Bucket

11 April 2013 - 07:31 PM

hi i have a ford focus 1.8 duratec he on a 57 plate i was just wondering is there a specific way the tappet buckets are fitted as the garage i took my car to had already removed them and also does the conrod need a torque setting to go on the shft thanks 


Torque Settings

26 February 2013 - 03:47 PM

hi i have a ford focus 1.8 petrol on a 57 plate just wondering does anyone know or where i can find the torque requirements for the head bolts thanks

Burning Oil

22 February 2013 - 01:18 PM

hi im after some help i have a 57 plate focus 1.8 petrol it is burning oil. i did a comprsssion test and all was fine apart from the cylinder 1 which when i did the test was 90 and the rest 180 i have bben told buh the garage it was the piston rings just wondering if it was would you still get compression juaf a bit curious as the garage i took my car to heavly overpriced the car parts thanks