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Old 13-09-2017, 06:33 PM   #51
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Wow over 300bhp must be silly in one of those!
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Old 13-09-2017, 07:50 PM   #52
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Wow over 300bhp must be silly in one of those!
It's pretty lively

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Old 13-09-2017, 07:51 PM   #53
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Congrats on the build mate. Any chance you could fix your links to the pics
Are they not showing correctly?

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Old 13-09-2017, 08:24 PM   #54
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Nah it's photobucket after money lol wouldn't mind seeing the progress
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Hope these show this time

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Some of the early pics of the car in standard form

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Old 13-09-2017, 11:03 PM   #57
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It looks the part to, I like the alloys (not normally a fan of aftermarket wheels) but they suit it really well
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Old 14-09-2017, 07:06 AM   #58
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looking good as always mike
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Thanks everyone for the comments

The neighbours now dislike me even more as its quite noisy on cold start, you get this very addictive whistle off the turbo now which wasn't apparent on the previous turbo as it had the silly sound symposer that ford fits that gives it that artificial sound which was removed when the uprated boost pipes were fitted

I've found myself turning off the traction control which then takes me back to my younger days of owning xr3i's and xr2's with the power induced torque steer which is fun but you need to be awake , its very controllable at the same time and not as unruly as the old mk1 RS

With the traction control on it reduces the torque and power just enough till the cars composed and then it takes off, you don't get the horrible total power cut like in my old focus ST which meant it was very jerky and a nightmare if you were pulling away or going round a corner as it woukd just suddenly stop accelerating
Should you be a little over zealous with the loud pedal the fiesta is very different and more controlled, you can't actually feel the esp working and once you get into the higher gears it really does pull and pull, being a little car it really does fly

It handled like a go kart before I had the last raft of mods now its a very quick go kart

I'm undecided as to whether to go any further with exterior styling I'm happy with the way it looks and don't want it to look like every other Fiesta with several splitters and spoilers fitted ECT ECT

I like the somewhat understated look with only the wheels indicating its not standard

I'm currently eagerly awaiting my delivery from Jay @ obsession wax of icon so I can give the car its winter detail and lsp

I'd like to thank Jay & Jo @ obsession wax for the years of support without them the car wouldn't look as clean as it does, doesn't matter what time it is Jay is always happy to answer my silly questions and fulfil my every stupid out there requests for things that I want, not once have they said they can't do any of my requests and they always come out better than I expect

Thanks to the guys at Devil Developments in Littlehampton for there attention to detail and building me yet another quick car which came out better than I expected and confirming yet again why I won't use anyone else to tune my cars

What they don't know about the ford engines you can write on a beer mat

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