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Old 04-12-2013, 10:14 AM   #1
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Dropped/Murdered Sterling Grey MK3

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This is the slow and steady "build" of my 2012 Ford Focus SE Sport MK3.

I have installed-
Eibach Sportline Lowering Springs
Eibach Pro-Alignment Kit
Eibach Rear swaybar
Whiteline Rear Sway bar end Links
Steeda front endlinks
Steeda CAI

Current Interior Modifications-
Aluminum HVAC knobs
USB-2 plug soon.

Current Exterior Modifications
Black 17" MOMO Winter 2 wheels.
225/50/17 Cooper RS3-A tires
Bug deflector
Blacked out Chrome.
LED running lights and back up lights





Some of my car photography.












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Old 04-12-2013, 10:18 AM   #2
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My first "modification"
new wheels and tires.

Black 17" MOMO Winter 2 wheels.
225/50/17 Cooper RS3-A tires

I know they are winter wheels but they will be my primary tire.


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Old 04-12-2013, 10:20 AM   #3
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Old 04-12-2013, 10:21 AM   #4
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My first experience w/ Plastidip. blacked out my fog bezels.




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Looks like you are off to a nice start.

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Old 04-12-2013, 10:24 AM   #6
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I have already removed the "Focus" and "SE" badges. I will post those later.

i painted the grill that has the chrome 'whiskers' on them. i have officially done away with all the chrome on my car.





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Old 04-12-2013, 10:27 AM   #7
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Here is the badge removal. I used braided fishing line and then tied 3 knots close together to act as a saw. it worked great, i poured steaming hot water over the badge to warm the sticker and then cut through. there are many ways of doing this. i found that this worked well. i then scraped the sticky stuff off with a plastic gift card and then used WD40 to remove the sticky residue and wiped it down well with a cleaner.







I painted the badge just for the heck of it. I dont plan on putting it back on the car tho.

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Old 04-12-2013, 12:25 PM   #8
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Cars looking good man. Always nice to see another Sterling Grey build thread! Something tells me the Titanium black headlights are on the list? If not they go so well with our body color.

Speaking of lists; Do you have one of future modifications planned? I know I have one about three miles long!
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very nice thread and photos, angles, framing, etc -

Wife just bought a 2013 Ford Focus Hatchback SE.
So, just out of curiousity -
what is different between - 2012 Ford Focus SE Sport MK3 vs 2013 Hatch ?
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Old 04-12-2013, 05:57 PM   #10
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How do you take the fog light bezels out?
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