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Old 06-23-2011, 08:22 PM   #1
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Ford Focus Euro conversion to ZX3 USA

Im about to start the conversion of my Euro Focus to the ZX3 US Focus with center turning signals and ZX3 decals etc.

Im curious to see if my Focus will have holes in the body behind the plastic trim for side markers, if so I will have to cut a piece of the plastic out and fit the orange marker as flush as possible.

Anyway will show before after pics when finished, let me know if its accurate whoever has a real ZX3 :)


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Old 06-23-2011, 08:27 PM   #2
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huh... interesting. I always thought the UK focus was much nicer. Then again it's different from all the other foci over there :)

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The grass is always greener I suppose.
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Im about to start the conversion of my Euro Focus to the ZX3 US Focus with center turning signals and ZX3 decals etc.

Im curious to see if my Focus will have holes in the body behind the plastic trim for side markers, if so I will have to cut a piece of the plastic out and fit the orange marker as flush as possible.

Anyway will show before after pics when finished, let me know if its accurate whoever has a real ZX3 :)
im gonna say i really doubt it has the cut outs ur gonna need. the euro and US spec front bumpers are different in that one area.
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Old 06-24-2011, 07:09 AM   #5
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You should find someone in the US doing a Euro conversion and just trade parts.
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Old 06-27-2011, 08:45 AM   #6
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dude dont convert ill trade!!!
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We'll take your euro parts! LOL
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I've got an original equiptment grill knocking around, just taking up space in my garage, five bucks and shipping and it is yours.
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Old 06-27-2011, 05:21 PM   #9
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I have my US spec Focus in Germany in a small garage if you want to pop over and take a look at it.
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Old 06-28-2011, 09:15 AM   #10
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I would happily trade parts if we both pay for shipping :) Except I think im gonna keep the twin headlights because i never liked the lights on the old focus and they didnt update them in the US in 2001 like here and was think i might get some smoked ST170 ones
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