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10-08-2012 03:36 PM
slow3v
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Originally Posted by feta_mgp View Post
Totally separate system the driver interfaces with, but the Sony speaker system is probably the same.

Regardless, one can purchase the headunit on eBay (as others have done) and like the OP said it's a direct plug and play affair, looks 10x better than the non-touch NA market unit.

OP, the car looks amazing! Love the wheels and the lip kit the Zetec S gets, as stated I wish we got it here!
must. find.
10-08-2012 01:58 PM
kevinxb Car looks amazing!
10-08-2012 01:27 PM
ciprianp Yup.. it changes the whole sound system. From 6 speakers to 10.
In addition, here we get the 4,2 tft screen instead of the 3,5 matrix one(I don't really know if that's the case in GB).

I absolutely love your car. I'm quite sad that i didn't order the skirts but it was optional and it costed about 750 euros, so i delayed the purchase till next year. Hope you enjoy it.
10-08-2012 12:46 PM
Chickenmuffn Does that Sony head unit add any functionality? Or is it just a visual upgrade?
10-08-2012 11:11 AM
TboneZX3
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Originally Posted by Borski View Post
Where do I get this shift knob?
What good would a 6-speed lighted knob do for you here in the US?
10-08-2012 11:00 AM
feta_mgp
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Originally Posted by Burns098356GX View Post
I would guess its the same one we get, we just have the touchscreen in place of the buttons.

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Totally separate system the driver interfaces with, but the Sony speaker system is probably the same.

Regardless, one can purchase the headunit on eBay (as others have done) and like the OP said it's a direct plug and play affair, looks 10x better than the non-touch NA market unit.

OP, the car looks amazing! Love the wheels and the lip kit the Zetec S gets, as stated I wish we got it here!
10-08-2012 10:43 AM
MikeLondon I got the illuminated gear knob from Ford direct... Saw it in the brochure and thought it looked amazing... also saw some illuminated scuff (door sill) plates... but they were over 200 saw decided against them for now...

I really, really would like the MFT (obviously with the caveat of it working properly... ;) haha) but then I guess most people would like it if it worked!

I'll look up the ford part number for the gear knob when i get the chance and post it on here.

Nice idea with the blacking out of the fog bezels for sure... Weirdly, I currently do quite like the chrome look, but i'm sure that may change in time, and as i said previously I really like the idea of the high contrast white/black look all over.

The pin-striping might look pretty crazy on the honey-comb grille... i hadn't thought of doing anything to that, but that might change now! haha would really make it stand out!
10-08-2012 10:26 AM
Dialed Beautiful car.

Maybe some white pinstriping on the grill?

Like this:
(courtesy of cvriv, fellow FF user)
10-08-2012 08:38 AM
frinesi2
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Originally Posted by Twenty View Post
Here are some quick and easy things I know of, follow or ignore as you like:

-Blacking out the chrome grill and window trim has become common
-Black rear badges
-Stealth turn signal bulbs
-Black fog light bezels
+1 for blacking out the fog light bezels. I used some Rustoleum Appliance Epoxy (black, of course) to black mine out and they turned out great. It really helps the appearance of the car, since the chrome looks very cheap. My car is a tux black but I think it will look great on yours too.
10-08-2012 08:28 AM
Borski
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Originally Posted by MikeLondon View Post

oh, and another thing i went for was an illuminated gear knob... I think it looks 'the nuts'... lol Leather at the back, and then the same blue as the rest of the interior.



Cheers for the suggestions Twenty... I like the idea of contrasting Black and White... something I may well look at doing in the (near) future!

Michael
Where do I get this shift knob?


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