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Just recently bought a focus after previously owning one. It's a 1.8 LX only 50K from new. Hope to do few bits to it over time.

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Next up a new stereo. Wanted one I could connect to my phone for music & calls. As don't really use CDS anymore went for one without CD drive. Also fitted the leads to keep my stalk control working. Nice easy job.

Might change the Speakers as well, but will see how it goes first.

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Next job up was a bit of colour coding at the back, bumper strip & boot handle now painted. Well be doing the front, sides & door handles over the next few weeks.

Also tinted the rear lights.

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looks a nice clean car you got there fella and looks all the better for the nice clean rear end.

liking the changes you have done so far

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Cheers!

Yeah it's not to bad has a couple of marks/scratches on it but for a car if it's age looks good!

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Nice little jobs fella! How easy is it to debadge without making scratchs? I did this on my old leon and scratched all the boot! Just ordered my lead aswell for new stereo, how can I keep it so I can stick use steering wheel controller?

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With regards to the stereo I got a auto leads lead that did the job for me. Got it from Halfords cost about £30, but can get them on line a lot cheaper. I just didn't want to wait!

The de badging I heated up the badges with heat gun then used plastic scraper to get them off, then cut we're they were and polished. Just a case of taking your time & using something that won't scratch your paint.

Hope this helps! Can post a link for the cable you need if wanted?

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I bought one off ebay for £1.99 but thats just to connect to euro stereo!

But I want the controls on the stereo to work aswell!

If you have link that would be great thank you?

And ok thanks ill find a plastic scraper and take it off dont know if should leave the zetec badge or take them off

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This is the one I got from Halfords, but can get cheaper on line. Autoleads stalk adaptor for focus MK1.

http://www.halfords.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/product_storeId_10001_catalogId_10151_productId_838413_langId_-1_categoryId_265875

I would be tempted to leave the zetec on, as I only have an LX model they had to go!!

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http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/PC99-X07-Ford-Focus-MK1-1998-to-2005-Stalk-Adaptor-Steering-Controls-Lead-/371032168157?pt=UK_Cars_Parts_Vehicles_Terminals_Cabling_ET&hash=item56633d96dd#ht_2439wt_1020

This is the type you want.

Ok thanks very much! Any ideas to why my stereo is loosing all memory settings?

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