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Old 08-13-2019, 09:38 AM   #136641
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thanks.
our overnight lows are like 82-84.. so yeah, windows staying shut and ac on blast. lol
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Old 08-22-2019, 08:17 AM   #136642
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Morning all.

Well the mountain about 50 miles south of me is on fire (1000+ acres 5% contained) Making all sorts of fun for air quality.

One week till I start travel for FocusFest. hoping to crash in Denver area for the night and roll out with Denver people Friday AM.

Car is still getting cut and polished. Shoudl finish that today and start the glaze, sealant, and waxes and then clean the interior.

Going to keep the passanger seat in just for the fun of it.
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stay safe with those fires.
fires all over the place right now. Utah, Alaska, the Amazon.
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Old 08-22-2019, 08:58 AM   #136644
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Also prepping for FF. New to me oem HIDs. Also going to pickup my new to me crash bar. Will be installing the crash bar when I stop for the night in Omaha.


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stay safe with those fires.
fires all over the place right now. Utah, Alaska, the Amazon.
Thanks far enough away but its been updated to 3000+ acres so...

Its what happens when we had record braking wet spring and get all sorts of growth and then no real measureable rain in the last 60 days and high 90's low 100's. Everything all drys out and is just waiting for that one idiot to not be thinking.
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Bold move putting a tow strap on that? I put a tow strap on a crash bad and it worked ok when gentle but when it really needed to pull it ripped it off. crash bars are designed more to be pushed toward the car then to be pulled from it. Been trying to figure out a good place for a new front strap. If this is a unwarranted fear I might add it to my front support bar which I upgraded to DOB tubing. Need to upgrade the frame bolting though, looks like yours mounts solid to the body.
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I can see that. Unfortunately the oem crash bar in the US removed the tow hook spot. The rest of the world got it.


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I can see that. Unfortunately the oem crash bar in the US removed the tow hook spot. The rest of the world got it.


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Fully understand that issue. Dont think the Mk1's had is else were but trying to find a good structural part on the Focus in the front is difficult the tow strap / tie down points are 2 feet into the car. the rear was easier.

Trying to get a solid tow mount to the inner points will require fab work that I dont think I can work or trust.
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So I had to do some headlight repair. The passanger side one popped off its internal mounts. So I couldn't aim it. Had to remove both high and low beam bulbs so I could get a good grip to pop it back in place.


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Well morning all.

hope everyone has had a good post FF19 week.

Weather is starting to get cool at night wich is nice!
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