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Old 01-27-2017, 12:42 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Lower cover and close up of 2 of the 4 smooth caps until I can afford plastidip






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Old 01-27-2017, 12:44 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Just looked at the pics again, looks like I need to do some more smoothing up of the little stuff, I think I will wait until it is warmer as it is 22F with a 15mph wind
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Just put a horn on the front of it and you won't have to have the thread moved.

I like your wheel covers. nice and symmetrical with the zap straps.
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So I had the pcv hose changed out a few months ago, changed out the idle valve (hanging idle) and did a fresh tune up with new motorcraft plugs and coil boots, now possibly gonna work on the WAI, looking to retrofit the airbox from a 2012 Focus and hope to build a custom box to have pvc screw in caps for the WAI or CAI depending on everything else, also I am needing to rethink my lower airdam because the factory one sits back from the front bumper, more pics to come.
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Well after a long hiatus in the posting department of my own stuff, I am proud to have hit 38MPG in my car, I was able to hit 29MPG avg for 50 miles with my wife's Mercury Mariner doing the same route and techniques

55MPH in a 60 or 65 with cruise on, 42MPH in a 55 zone with cruise on, coasting down all major hills, and shutting off engine at stops all the time!
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Old 05-31-2017, 10:42 AM   #17 (permalink)
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I was able to get a pic of the rear of the car with the led brake (except high mount lamp) and reverse lights
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Old 06-13-2017, 09:25 AM   #19 (permalink)
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So I have been doing some research, and I am getting ready to make a cold air intake for the retail price of around $30 using factory ford parts!!!

2012 Focus air filter, maf adapter and that is it

Remove resonator on top and the tube that houses the maf on the 2005-2007 focus, may also apply to the 2008-2011.

Keep in mind, I am still going to do a warm air solution, but my air box is one of those "lifetime filter housings"
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Old 06-13-2017, 09:27 AM   #20 (permalink)
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Sorry, I will get pics posted when I get it completed....waiting on the lunch hour!

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