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Old 03-11-2013, 11:31 PM   #11
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do yourself a favor and look for some real car like maybe Lexus or Acura...











...ok, but seriously, glad you like your new foci and get us some pics here we wanna see it :)
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Old 03-12-2013, 05:11 AM   #12
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Welcome to the forum! Another female photographer who's also a Focus driver is much welcomed. :D Congrats on the new vehicle!



Also, I like your website! :D
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Old 03-12-2013, 11:29 PM   #13
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iill post a pic of mine
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Old 03-12-2013, 11:35 PM   #14
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Old 03-12-2013, 11:47 PM   #15
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Last one I have right now but interior is light grey and black dash. Seats are cloth and a few cig burns but I bought $50 seat covers from Advanced Auto and they are great. Also bought heavy duty front mats b/c mine came w/out any mats. Just carpet. Shampoo'd carpets, armol all the entire dash and door panels. Car is awesome. It does have brand new tires and I bought splash guards for it and plastidiped the hub caps.

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@Chris_HT Hahaha... Lexus or Acura. You're funny. Was going for AFFORDABLE here :)

@RedComet- thank you! You guys are so nice here :)

@Choate- I love that color! I was out after something burgundy or bright blue, but the black one was the best deal. I guess I don't don't drive the paint job :) least it's not white like our jeep. Our white paint is currently pea soup green because of all the rain and pollen right now.. Haha. I really like those wheels too! I've been thinking about wheels since we put money down on it ;)

I guess we aren't headed over there till Saturday. So no driving til the DMV opens :( but, hopefully all goes well, and it's everything the ad said.
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Thanks for the compliments on the car. Good luck! Let us know how it turns out

Depending on what wheels you want plasti-dip is easy and it's like $5 a can. If you could spray paint anything you could do it easily. I'm a horrible drawer but painting is easy for me. When I got my car it had clear windows and grey hubcaps. It looked like an 80 year old womans car but i like my mods. looks tougher now lol. I really do like the color too. I looked at a black one but it was in pretty bad shape. My other car is black. Nothing wrong w/ two black cars but i'd prob be waxing one every other weekend lol
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Old 03-16-2013, 06:52 PM   #18
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Ok, so I just got home with er. Gots a few little dings in the paint, but looks good otherwise. I guess it was a husband selling it for his wife. She almost cried letting it go! Poor girl, I guess they had just bought a new Kia.

Ok- so now for questions! None of this became appearant till after I made it back to town. I seem to have three electrical issues I'd like to fix ASAP.

First: the left the signal sorta blips on and off of its own accord when moving. Like something is grounding out? Where would I look?

Second: the cruise control doesn't work, but the light on the dash comes on.

Third: I have no back up lights.

All the fuses seem good... Don't have a repair manual yet, could these be related- even remotely? Probably not... But are these common type issues? What's the fix?

Thanks!
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I would love to help, but I've no experience with anything but MK3 since January. I do, however, want to see pics! As they say on this forum, post pics or it didn't happen. Go out and take a night pic if that's what you have to do!
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Old 03-16-2013, 10:38 PM   #20
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Haha... Ok! I'm doing this on my iPhone, so here goes:

At the gas station... NOT BUYING GAS!




Slotted rotors.. Woot!


It had this on it. How exactly do you tell the difference between a PZEV and a regular 2.0L?


Last, but not least, I think I found my cruise control issues- that cable should probably be attached to something:
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