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Forum: Restorations, Rebuilds & Projects. 14-12-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,527
Posted By studabear
Respect is due, I will never moan about having to...

Respect is due, I will never moan about having to do my car in a single car garage.
Forum: Ford Fiesta 07-12-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 148
Posted By studabear
I would expect plenty of fabrication to be...

I would expect plenty of fabrication to be required to fit the 5cyl turbo engine and corresponding gearbox. That's if it will even physically fit within the engine bay.

Show us your cat then,...
Forum: Ford Focus ST 01-12-2017, 08:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By studabear
New or used alternator fitted? Is this the Focus...

New or used alternator fitted? Is this the Focus ST 2.5t or the ST170
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 27-11-2017, 10:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By studabear
Add new wiring from the cosworth engine loom to...

Add new wiring from the cosworth engine loom to the fuel pump.

I believe the heated screen and mirrors are additional looms so you might be able to swap them over.
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 27-11-2017, 08:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,298
Posted By studabear
Remove and install is listed as 1.10 hours....

Remove and install is listed as 1.10 hours. That's from a popular data supplier.
Forum: Ford Focus 25-11-2017, 06:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 220
Posted By studabear
Should be fine doing in bits. Put a tippex mark...

Should be fine doing in bits. Put a tippex mark on bolt at 12 oclock after torquing then you can see how far to keep turning.
Forum: Ford Focus 24-11-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 220
Posted By studabear
I wouldn't lubricate the spark plug threads, just...

I wouldn't lubricate the spark plug threads, just torque the new plugs up.
Forum: Ford Focus 24-11-2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 220
Posted By studabear
You only need to remove the water pump pulley. I...

You only need to remove the water pump pulley. I wouldn't bother with thread lock on them bolts.
Forum: Ford Focus 24-11-2017, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 220
Posted By studabear
I've put a drop of loctite on the crank pulley...

I've put a drop of loctite on the crank pulley bolt in the past, it will feel tight when you are giving it the 90 degree angle torque. You should be removing the starter motor and locking the...
Forum: Restorations, Rebuilds & Projects. 23-11-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,527
Posted By studabear
Should be a fun car when it's done, keep the...

Should be a fun car when it's done, keep the updates coming. I don't think there will be many mk1 Ka left in a few years.

If I mot 5 of them I reckon at least half fail on bad corrosion these...
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 22-11-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By studabear
Welcome. What's the plan for the van then?

Welcome. What's the plan for the van then?
Forum: Ford Fiesta 20-11-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 170
Posted By studabear
Haynes manual might be handy, could be a...

Haynes manual might be handy, could be a dashboard out job.
Forum: Restorations, Rebuilds & Projects. 20-11-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 931
Posted By studabear
Cool car. So you are still planning in the frs...

Cool car. So you are still planning in the frs box I see. Not driven mine for a year now. Just had daughter born so I'm struggling for garage time.
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 19-11-2017, 11:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 575
Posted By studabear
I might have a mint gear knob as I've just...

I might have a mint gear knob as I've just switched to a focus rs box in my cabriolet.
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 17-11-2017, 09:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 544
Posted By studabear
Some of the batteries for cars with StopStart...

Some of the batteries for cars with StopStart technology are mega bucks.
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 17-11-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 544
Posted By studabear
Not used Duracell. Lion are a budget range...

Not used Duracell. Lion are a budget range through euro car parts to my knowledge. Seen people slate Lion but the only one I've used was fine.
Forum: Technical help Q & A 15-11-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 165
Posted By studabear
Can't see why not but with a pattern part costing...

Can't see why not but with a pattern part costing about £20 personally I would use a proper part.
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 13-11-2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 601
Posted By studabear
K11 micra was awesome for reliability. The K12...

K11 micra was awesome for reliability. The K12 wasn't as good, too much Renault influence perhaps. Timing chain was a issue with some of the K12 shape. Also the wiper linkages wear and get play in...
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 10-11-2017, 10:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 670
Posted By studabear
Check the light in the boot is going off.

Check the light in the boot is going off.
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 09-11-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 670
Posted By studabear
How do you go on with warranty on Amazon though?

How do you go on with warranty on Amazon though?
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 08-11-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 670
Posted By studabear
Bosch, Lucas, Varta, Oldham, platinum should...

Bosch, Lucas, Varta, Oldham, platinum should all be OK
Forum: Ford Focus ST 05-11-2017, 09:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By studabear
Aye you can fit a insert to repair the thread,...

Aye you can fit a insert to repair the thread, I've known a spark plug work loose on a car after not being serviced for years and that ripped the thread out with it.
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 03-11-2017, 08:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,155
Posted By studabear
Fuzzy has 2 now, be moving to Berlin next. :cry:

Fuzzy has 2 now, be moving to Berlin next. :cry:
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 02-11-2017, 11:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By studabear
What powers the standard frs clutch good for?...

What powers the standard frs clutch good for? Just fitted one with the frs box in my escort. It wad making 293bho 311lbft at the flywheel with the old rst box
Forum: General NON CAR Related Discussion. 02-11-2017, 02:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 954
Posted By studabear
I thought for a split seccond there was gonna be...

I thought for a split seccond there was gonna be a s2 rst on it.
Forum: Ford Escort RS Turbo 30-10-2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,075
Posted By studabear
Sell it now then, user Brendan on here is looking...

Sell it now then, user Brendan on here is looking for one.
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 30-10-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,665
Posted By studabear
Andrew Giller was quoted £1,000 for a...

Andrew Giller was quoted £1,000 for a replacement on his seven-year-old car - and he had to get it done four times in quick succession because it kept getting clogged up.

He said: "The car...
Forum: Ford Escort RS Turbo 29-10-2017, 09:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 666
Posted By studabear
Welcome back Mark.

Welcome back Mark.
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 26-10-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,128
Posted By studabear
If your ofac or ofab loom is mint then ofam is a...

If your ofac or ofab loom is mint then ofam is a good option otherwise you might as well megasquirt it with a new engine loom.
Forum: Ford Escort RS Turbo 25-10-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,075
Posted By studabear
They have ceased trading.

They have ceased trading.
Forum: General NON CAR Related Discussion. 24-10-2017, 11:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 696
Posted By studabear
I was with the AA on a family membership for a...

I was with the AA on a family membership for a few years and never needed them.

I'm with the RAC now and have needed them twice, once when I had a major mishap on the way to Ford fair and they got...
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 23-10-2017, 09:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 491
Posted By studabear
ST170 is just that, block is very similar to a...

ST170 is just that, block is very similar to a Blacktop and you can fit a Blacktop head onto a ST170 block.

Silvertop is the earlier variant of Zetec engines.

60-80k is nothing if the engine...
Forum: General NON CAR Related Discussion. 23-10-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 6,639
Posted By studabear
Johnnys Mrs was a brass someone discovered.

Johnnys Mrs was a brass someone discovered.
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 22-10-2017, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By studabear
Motorsport developments in Blackpool are the only...

Motorsport developments in Blackpool are the only people now to my knowledge.
Forum: General Car Related Discussion. 22-10-2017, 03:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 686
Posted By studabear
2.0 Silvertop was only in earlier Mondeos then it...

2.0 Silvertop was only in earlier Mondeos then it needs a 1.8 sump and oil pump and oil pick up, maybe water pump too I can't quite remember. Mondeos are getting harder to find these days.

2.0...
Forum: General NON CAR Related Discussion. 21-10-2017, 09:37 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 6,639
Posted By studabear
Did she have a Subaru and work in a hospital,...

Did she have a Subaru and work in a hospital, from Chester or that area?
Forum: Ford Escort RS Turbo 21-10-2017, 07:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By studabear
2nd one in a week I've heard of flying off. Lad I...

2nd one in a week I've heard of flying off. Lad I know lost his at 90.
Forum: General NON CAR Related Discussion. 20-10-2017, 10:34 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 6,639
Posted By studabear
The garage build one? ...

The garage build one?
https://passionford.com/forum/general-car-related-discussion/261046-our-rickety-barn-to-work-on-cars-in-2.html

Not many tags on it though.
Forum: Ford Escort RS Turbo 20-10-2017, 06:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 628
Posted By studabear
Early KA box is rear starter.

Early KA box is rear starter.
Forum: General NON CAR Related Discussion. 20-10-2017, 07:17 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 6,639
Posted By studabear
There was a piss take picture of chip on a...

There was a piss take picture of chip on a intercom to his mum telling him his dinner is ready. Dunno who posted it but wow how I laughed. :cry:
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