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How To Sort Rust?

27 June 2014 - 09:39 PM

I've got a zs fiesta,there's some rust on the underside of the car that I want to sand down and then paint with that black paint seal stuff.
What I wanna know is,do I just simply use a wire brush bit on my sander,or do I need to use certain grit sandpapers?

Anyone tell me or show me a link with a good guide,much appreciated.
Cheers


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My Second Ford!

21 June 2014 - 07:45 PM

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My second ford is a 1.6 mk5 zetec S,currently lowered by the previous owner and some detangoed lights but that's it.

Was thinking of st150 brakes on the front and back or anything better?

An exhaust setup

Air induction kit

Rear seat removal and better front seats (don't want racing ones though)
Prefer leather seats but I've seen some really nice material ones,any advice on straight swaps?

Interior modifications?

And I really need an outdoor cover for it aswell so if anybody can recommend a good one,particularly if it's a tailored one I'd appreciate it.

And of course to really get the Bhp flowing,plenty of stickers!


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Oil Leak Help?

08 June 2014 - 02:40 PM

Oil is leaking from here,it's a 1.6 zetec s fiestaAttached File  ImageUploadedByFord OC1402237749.036931.jpg   133.49KB   27 downloads

The nozzle end has oil coming from it and it comes from the end going Into the gearbox too.what is it and how much to sort ?


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Need Some Advice On Mk5 Fiesta

07 June 2014 - 07:40 PM

looking for a fiesta at the moment,either a zetec s mk5 or zetec mk6,doesnt seem to be many of either about in a fair price range,just passed one as i drove home literally 2 miles from me,its not on the internet so i went back andhad a look around it,wasnt any visible rust besides the spare wheel carrier bit.The rear arches had the material protector things in place and the owner wasnt around so i didnt want to start messing with things too much.was parked on grass so i couldnt see all that well underneath.

 

From what i could see it needed a left side headlight as it had a crack in it,2 front seats as theyre quite stained and the steering wheel was worn (as youd expect for a 13 year old car).

 

Are there seats i can get from other fords that would fit in there?

 

he wants £1k with 92k miles tax runs out at the end of the month,seems a fair price although id liketo knock him down to £850 due to seats and other bits

 

any other things i should look at? and would my obd2 reader work on it if i plugged it in?

cheers


130K Too Much On A Petrol?

26 May 2014 - 12:11 PM

theres a 1.6 zetec s mk6 for sale near me,its done 130k miles and i wonder if its near the end of its life at that sort of mileage?