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#479614 Tips And Tricks Zetec S Ecoboost?

Posted by tfin25 on 25 April 2015 - 01:01 PM

Just tried the window opening trick on my 64 plate Zetec s, works a treat!

#473573 Breaking In Ecoboost?

Posted by tfin25 on 06 April 2015 - 08:42 AM

Mine gets red lined on a regular basis. Dont see a problem with it, the revs are there to be used.

Maybe take it easy for the first few hundred miles just for piece of mind, but after that don't bother.

#471039 St Strange Noise (Video Included)

Posted by tfin25 on 29 March 2015 - 04:54 PM

Found another instance of the noise you mentioned. 


it's quite clear in this video around the 1:40 mark. Just sounds like induction noise or something as Darren said.  


#468637 Mountune

Posted by tfin25 on 23 March 2015 - 09:52 AM

#465847 My Focus Rs Styled Fiesta What You Think Guys?!

Posted by tfin25 on 15 March 2015 - 08:51 PM

Looks great! It would be so good to see a production RS Fiesta one day. 



Does the go match the show? 

#431056 125 Ecoboost 1.0 Gear Change Points.

Posted by tfin25 on 24 November 2014 - 04:44 PM

Only done ~200 miles so far and not over ~3K rpm. I'll have to start ramping it up.

Its best practice to use the full rev range of a new engine, and to avoid labouring the engine.

#427583 Vibration In The Clutch Pedal...

Posted by tfin25 on 11 November 2014 - 05:24 PM

I noticed this on mine too. I'm 1500 odd miles in now and it seems to have subsided. I also noticed the steering knocking and it feeling a bit notchy at full lock but again, this went after a few hundred miles.

First world problems eh

#410007 Finnally Zs 1.0 Ecoboost

Posted by tfin25 on 15 September 2014 - 07:35 PM



Picked mine up earlier today! 


Love it already, so nimble compared to my focus.



#408470 Your Fiesta

Posted by tfin25 on 11 September 2014 - 09:56 AM

My new Zetec S. Just been sent this by my brother, im picking it up on Monday so i'll post some propper photos then. Cant wait!

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#408067 The New St Has Arrived....

Posted by tfin25 on 10 September 2014 - 11:57 AM

!Removed! 'ell, they sell these in a colour that isn't spirit blue?!  :o


Whatever next... 



Looks brilliant anyway man, I am most jealous! :(  

#329419 Your Experience In Buying A Brand New Fiesta

Posted by tfin25 on 05 February 2014 - 10:24 AM

I waited 3 months for my car . They ended up damaging one of the wheels getting it off the lorry and put back the hand over day a few more days .
I got sold Ford protect , I think that's an extra warranty on the car for 2 years but that was a waste of money ,they asked me if I wanted my car superguarded - to preserve my brand new paint, "it's a layer of protection" they said ...This , I found out on the day I got the car means a polish kit for £300 - ( who ever has been stung by the supaguard trick knows what I mean) to this day the super guard kit sits in a cupboard and I use Auto glym instead - bit like when u buy a pair of trainers and they try to sell you waterproof stain guard. Yes I fell for that trick ...
The car came with no foot mats and had 20 miles of petrol in the tank so on the day I got the car I had to buy some mats for £40 and fill it up at the first petrol station or run out on the way home or in traffic ... Annoying
Didn't have the chance to put mud flaps , spare alloy wheel in the boot or arm rest on whould have gone for them options if they were available
Car had no ash tray and still doesn't but that would have been a nice thought to ask me if I smoke , from what I work out the ashtray goes in the cup holders ?
Was looking at some amazing 13 plate fiestas on eBay and I think my next ford will be from there so I can avoid the salesmen that just care about making a sale and think that they are real business executives lol, they sold a fiesta to someone that wants a fiesta - simple case of supply and demand and that's how they charge people up . All this talk of availability and spec ect ... , I'm sure there is no way of not getting slightly robbed when u buy a car
U can't beat a brand new fresh ford though :)


They only pay about £30 for the diamond bright stuff, and flog it to the customer for £300. The options are where they make their money!