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Old 09-02-2012, 11:56 PM   #1
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Headlight gap and plastic trim on front fascia

Hey guys, I drive a 2005 SRT-4. My brother has a 2012 Focus with 1,500 miles on it, and I had a few questions. He isn't very car savvy.

Is the headlight gap pretty crappy on these cars? The driver's side light is flush with the fascia, but the passenger's side seems to stick out a bit farther past the fascia.

Next, there is a trim piece that on the lower portion of the front fascia, below the fog light. It seems to have popped out. Is there any trick to getting this back in? I've tried messing around with it, but it won't sit flush with the fascia like it should, even with the tabs in their spot.

Any help would be appreciated!

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Old 09-03-2012, 12:26 AM   #2
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Pics of the problem car would probably me more helpful...
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Old 09-03-2012, 01:43 AM   #3
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If you mean the triangular black pieces... If they will not sit in like they are supposed to, the little "snap together" clip holes on it may be broken... I pulled mine off to paint them and the damn things broke and it wouldnt pull tight up against the bumper like it was supposed to...

A bit of 5 minute epoxy to glue the clip holes back how they are supposed to be and let it set up good before trying to put it back in fixes the problem...

This car is for the most part "snap together"... I keep expecting to find a "Snap-Tite.. No Glue Required" sticker on it somewhere... The last time I worked on a snap together car I was 8...
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Old 09-03-2012, 01:48 AM   #4
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Why would we want pictures of your srt-4 when your describing problems on a focus:confused:

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Old 09-03-2012, 01:57 AM   #5
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Part of my heart still lies with my 03 Dakota, so nice SRT4....but pictures of the focus would be much more helpful
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Old 09-03-2012, 07:42 AM   #6
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I have a feeling the Focus in question doesn't even exist. The OP just wanted to show off his Neon.

Not that there is anything wrong with that.
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Pics of the problem car would probably me more helpful...

Yeah, why am I looking at a NEON ???


It would be way cool though to see that bucket loader pick up that NEON and toss it in to the abyss................just sayin'..............
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Old 09-03-2012, 10:11 AM   #8
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gotta love those crank windows in the back
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Loosen the headlight and adjust. Pop the plastic back in.
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Next, there is a trim piece that on the lower portion of the front fascia, below the fog light. It seems to have popped out. Is there any trick to getting this back in? I've tried messing around with it, but it won't sit flush with the fascia like it should, even with the tabs in their spot.
Since the car is snap-together, you'll need to snap it it...obviously lol. Mine popped off and what worked best for me was to remove the plastic splash guard under the bumper (not under the engine) and push out on the bumper while pushing in on the plastic piece under the fog light.

Great looking SRT...ive always loved those. They sound soooo good
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