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Old 07-02-2018, 10:09 AM   #11
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Nice st, have an mo st3 myself


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It doesn't make it loud or droney in the slightest. Quite frankly the only time it is ever different is when you hit the accelerator hard!
I might do the exhaust down the line, but in no rush as this is a long term car and I'm not wanting to do everything too quickly as I'd get bored of the car sooner.

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Lovely little cars these are. My other half had one before we got the Tiguan. I loved driving it, like a proper little go kart. Once its time for the Clio to go, I think I'll get one for myself. Ours was spirit blue but the Molten orange is stunning in the sunlight isnt it.
The spirit blue is nice, but having had a lot of silver, white and blue cars in my time I just fancied a warmer colour and the molten orange fitted the bill perfectly. Yea its stunning in the sun, but I'm sure it'll look even better when I get a bit of time to polish it. I think a lot of car companies are producing hot hatches which are way over spec'ed for what they should be, driving the Fiesta it just feels how a hot hatch should.
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Old 07-02-2018, 11:09 AM   #12
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More new arrivals in the post today as I’m waiting for the weather to warm up so I can get out and spend some time cleaning and polishing the car properly.

The touch-up paint is finally here, hopefully I’ll not be needing it anytime soon though lol.



Some goodies from the boys at PolishedBliss



New bulbs, although to be honest I think the headlights are great with the standard bulbs. So, I can’t wait to see the difference these make.





A cubby hole filler. This was purchased from 3D Hub for less than £6. I couldn’t believe I was able to find it so cheap, considering some of the ones on eBay are selling for north of £20.



I just need to decide what way I want to cover the filler now. Should I leave it as is, or maybe put a logo of some sort on it?

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Old 08-02-2018, 02:35 PM   #13
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I decided to change the ST logo on the rear of the car to black, and this morning the graphics to do this arrived from DMB Graphics.



I just need to get the car washed and prepped now so I can get them applied.

Yesterday during a brief dry spell, I decided I would fit the Ramair Silicone Induction Intake Pipe.







Fitted and good to go.



Last night I was having a think about the cubby hole and filler.

This is what the useless cubby hole looks like.



I’ve pretty much narrowed down the ideas for the cubby hole filler to the following…

Leave it the way it’s finished now…



Paint it Molten Orange to match the car and then maybe add my reg number?



The Mountune Logo



or the ST Logo



The ST logo would be my least favourite of the picks, because I feel there’s already enough of them in the car and another might just be over kill.

What do you all think?

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Old 08-02-2018, 06:48 PM   #14
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I decided to change the ST logo on the rear of the car to black, and this morning the graphics to do this arrived from DMB Graphics.



I just need to get the car washed and prepped now so I can get them applied.

Yesterday during a brief dry spell, I decided I would fit the Ramair Silicone Induction Intake Pipe.







Fitted and good to go.



Last night I was having a think about the cubby hole and filler.

This is what the useless cubby hole looks like.



I’ve pretty much narrowed down the ideas for the cubby hole filler to the following…

Leave it the way it’s finished now…



Paint it Molten Orange to match the car and then maybe add my reg number?



The Mountune Logo



or the ST Logo



The ST logo would be my least favourite of the picks, because I feel there’s already enough of them in the car and another might just be over kill.

What do you all think?

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I was then thinking that the ST was my favourite



But it's your car so do what you feel is right
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Old 08-02-2018, 06:53 PM   #15
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Nice, but that Clio was a great car
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Lovely ST fella, Molten orange is my favorite color, good value for money hot hatches. The mods are coming up great.


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great looking car and what a colour. the mods are coming along. I like the mountune logo. cant wait to see what it looks like once you have given it a bit of handy work
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I was then thinking that the ST was my favourite



But it's your car so do what you feel is right
I do like the ST, but I'm just worried it might be a bit of over kill on the ST front.

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Nice, but that Clio was a great car
Yea the Clio was a joy to own. When I'd finished with it, it was an absolute animal lol.

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Lovely ST fella, Molten orange is my favorite color, good value for money hot hatches. The mods are coming up great.
Yea they are great value for money and I can see why all the motor marines love them so much. Pound per punch I would have to say its a better car than the Peugeot.

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great looking car and what a colour. the mods are coming along. I like the mountune logo. cant wait to see what it looks like once you have given it a bit of handy work
Thanks very much, the colour is amazing when clean. I might change the logo to a mountune one down the line, if I put mountune mods on, but then I'm not sure I want to advertise its been tuned. Try and keep it as much of a sleeper as you can with a ST lol.
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Time to change the headlight bulbs





As you can see there really isn’t much room to get my hands in to either remove or replace the bulbs, on either side of the car.





Solution…





I found removing the headlights was by far the easiest and least fidgety way to replace the bulbs. Three screws and they were out.

Of course, when they were out I had a look around for anything I could clean that I wouldn’t normally have access to.



So, the water bottle got a bit of a spruce up lol.



Everything back in place now.



I look forward to seeing what difference the blubs make as I thought the headinghts were already pretty good.

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look forward to seeing what you think of the bulbs fella and could you if possible put up some night pics for us to see
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