Adding Beltline Chrome to Focus SE - Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum > Ford Focus Third Generation > MK3 Focus

MK3 Focus The place to chat about general questions, window tinting, exterior body, interior and lighting upgrades for the third generation 2012-Current Focus.

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
FocusFest FocusFanatics Merchandise

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-29-2012, 11:35 AM   #1
Focus Jr. Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Fan#: 103236
Location: Sedona, AZ
What I Drive: 2007 BMW 335i

Posts: 31
FF Reputation: 1 zippy75 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Adding Beltline Chrome to Focus SE

I really like the way the chrome under the windows looks on the Titanium Focus, but I don't want the MyFord Touch so will probably buy an SE. Would it be easy to add this to an SE, or does it mean replacing all the window seals too?

Cam


zippy75 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 09-29-2012, 11:53 AM   #2
Sonic's Mk3 Crew #17
 
Twenty's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Fan#: 90312
Location: Calgary, Canada
What I Drive: 2012 YB SE sedan w/ ST exterior

Posts: 4,611
Points 24,483, Level 95
Points: 24,483, Level: 95 Points: 24,483, Level: 95 Points: 24,483, Level: 95
Level Up 14% Completed
Level up: 14% Level up: 14% Level up: 14%
Forum Activity 8%
Activity: 8% Activity: 8% Activity: 8%
FF Reputation: 10 Twenty Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (2)
It's a pretty involved swap. The quarter panel windows will have to be replaced as the trim is part of them, and swapping the doors' pieces will likely be time consuming. It's possible but it's not easy.
__________________
officialTHREETWENTY
2012 YB Focus SE Sedan [featured in Performance Ford, Sept '14]
1992 BW Grand Prix SE Sedan [restomod project]
SR#74/SMk3C#17/YBOC#03
Bill M.
Twenty is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-29-2012, 02:16 PM   #3
Focus Jr. Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Fan#: 103236
Location: Sedona, AZ
What I Drive: 2007 BMW 335i

Posts: 31
FF Reputation: 1 zippy75 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Thanks T. That's what I was afraid of.
zippy75 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-29-2012, 02:28 PM   #4
Sonic's Mk3 Crew #17
 
Twenty's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Fan#: 90312
Location: Calgary, Canada
What I Drive: 2012 YB SE sedan w/ ST exterior

Posts: 4,611
Points 24,483, Level 95
Points: 24,483, Level: 95 Points: 24,483, Level: 95 Points: 24,483, Level: 95
Level Up 14% Completed
Level up: 14% Level up: 14% Level up: 14%
Forum Activity 8%
Activity: 8% Activity: 8% Activity: 8%
FF Reputation: 10 Twenty Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (2)
No problem. I remember one time a coworker had to replace one of those quarter windows on a '12. It was not fun.
__________________
officialTHREETWENTY
2012 YB Focus SE Sedan [featured in Performance Ford, Sept '14]
1992 BW Grand Prix SE Sedan [restomod project]
SR#74/SMk3C#17/YBOC#03
Bill M.
Twenty is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-30-2012, 12:22 PM   #5
Focus Jr. Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Fan#: 93256
Location: Brighton, MI
What I Drive: 2012 Titanium

Posts: 36
Points 23, Level 1
Points: 23, Level: 1 Points: 23, Level: 1 Points: 23, Level: 1
Level Up 45% Completed
Level up: 45% Level up: 45% Level up: 45%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 2 jamnesta Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Quote:
Originally Posted by zippy75 View Post
I really like the way the chrome under the windows looks on the Titanium Focus, but I don't want the MyFord Touch so will probably buy an SE. Would it be easy to add this to an SE, or does it mean replacing all the window seals too?

Cam
Zippy, for every person that is interested in what you are doing there are probably at least 2 others looking to cover / rid themselves of theirs.....maybe a swap? You'd still have a lot of work to do.

To me it's really body color dependent, for example on my Tuxedo Black Ti it sticks out like a sore thumb rather than offering a design enhancement.
jamnesta is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-30-2012, 12:32 PM   #6
Focus Addict
 
F35-JSF's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Fan#: 102775
Location: Cincinnati, OH
What I Drive: 13' Tuxedo Black ST3, 08' ZZR-600

Posts: 763
Points 618, Level 12
Points: 618, Level: 12 Points: 618, Level: 12 Points: 618, Level: 12
Level Up 36% Completed
Level up: 36% Level up: 36% Level up: 36%
Forum Activity 1%
Activity: 1% Activity: 1% Activity: 1%
FF Reputation: 2 F35-JSF Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
And I'm trying to get rid of most of the chrome on my car...
__________________
TB is not a color, it's a part time job.
Quote:
Originally Posted by MoncefA33 View Post
:lol:Modding is whatever you define it as. Some people wanna boost, some people need 10 TVs, and some of these homos feel compelled to LED their cars front to back.
F35-JSF is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-30-2012, 12:35 PM   #7
Sonic Crew #016
 
Albarry's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Fan#: 87877
Location: Woodstock, IL
What I Drive: 2012 Sport completely stock, DCT

Posts: 4,313
Points 3,564, Level 37
Points: 3,564, Level: 37 Points: 3,564, Level: 37 Points: 3,564, Level: 37
Level Up 43% Completed
Level up: 43% Level up: 43% Level up: 43%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 8 Albarry Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (3)
Only chrome I have is my headlights.lol soon they will be gone .


Sent from my BlackBerry 9850 using FF Mobile
__________________
(STORM THE ALBATROSS) SC016 RR054 SR251 [HOONIGAN]
Albarry is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-30-2012, 02:38 PM   #8
Focus Jr. Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Fan#: 103236
Location: Sedona, AZ
What I Drive: 2007 BMW 335i

Posts: 31
FF Reputation: 1 zippy75 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Yeah, I must be getting old. The next thing you know I'll want whitewall tires and a vinyl roof, haha.

Actually, there's a ruby red Titanium hatch with the handling package here in town and it looks great. The chrome belt-line really sets it off.
zippy75 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-30-2012, 03:04 PM   #9
Boob Whisperer
 
TiStick's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Fan#: 96514
Location: Los Banos, CA
What I Drive: LesVagon

Posts: 6,104
Points 3,706, Level 38
Points: 3,706, Level: 38 Points: 3,706, Level: 38 Points: 3,706, Level: 38
Level Up 38% Completed
Level up: 38% Level up: 38% Level up: 38%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 16 TiStick Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (5)
If you were in OH, we would be setting up some sort of swap. I will be covering mine with vinyl very soon.
__________________
Sonic's Mk3 Crew #11
Hatch Nation#163
Quote:
Originally Posted by suss6052 View Post
Watch out for the D
TiStick is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Bookmarks & Social Networks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:
What I Drive
Year, color, and model of your car. Example: 2003 Pitch Black ZX3
Name
Your real name.
City
State
Country
Insurance
Please select your insurance company (Optional)

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:11 PM.


Copyright 2002-2015 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Mazda CX-3, Audi S3, Mazda MX-5 Miata and Acura TLX. You can find all Ford Focus, Focus ST and Focus RS related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area. If you own other makes have a look at Challenger Hellcat Forum, Charger Hellcat Forum, Cadillac ATS-V Forum, Cadillac ATS Forum, Cadillac CTS-V Forum, Lexus RC-F Forum, Lexus GS-F Forum, Mercedes GLA Forum, Mercedes GLE Forum, Civic Type-R Forum and Volvo XC90 Forum.





Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1