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Old 03 May 2016, 10:04 PM
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Liked both the merc and the rs but if I had the money I would go with the merc
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Old 04 May 2016, 07:51 AM
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somebody on here has his RS.. looks ace...
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Old 04 May 2016, 09:57 AM
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Who?
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Old 04 May 2016, 10:38 AM
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Focus RS in nitrous blue looks absolutely stunning. Someone on Detailing World has just taken delivery of one. I'd rather have that to an A45 and save a bit of money.
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Old 04 May 2016, 10:55 AM
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Originally Posted by Saxo Boy View Post
Who?
i wont say as its his glory to show, but its at detailers as we speak having proper paint protection done, looks lovely in Grey.
Prob start seeing them on the road now, he got it very early.

to whom it may concern

show em it

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Old 04 May 2016, 11:24 AM
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I've got a nitrous on order, still no build date though. Hoping to have it by end of July.
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Old 04 May 2016, 11:51 AM
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Originally Posted by fat-thomas View Post
That video just shows how much subaru have lost their way.
Totally agree
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Old 04 May 2016, 01:25 PM
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Originally Posted by Saxo Boy View Post
I've got a nitrous on order, still no build date though. Hoping to have it by end of July.
whats a nitrous ? other than a gas bottle
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Old 04 May 2016, 03:35 PM
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Nitrous Blue Focus RS (sorry, LSharrat's post referred to the colour so it seemed relevant).
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Old 04 May 2016, 07:36 PM
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Saw a NB one earlier, after work. With colour-coded brake calipers. Nice.


EDIT: The calipers were as per below!

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Old 04 May 2016, 09:20 PM
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Old 04 May 2016, 09:30 PM
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Old 04 May 2016, 10:21 PM
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Very nice... personally I think it needs to be the light blue for this car, but colour is a very personal and subjective thing. Enjoy!
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Old 04 May 2016, 10:40 PM
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Lovely Norman, how are you finding it?
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Old 04 May 2016, 10:45 PM
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Originally Posted by Shaun View Post
Very nice... personally I think it needs to be the light blue for this car, but colour is a very personal and subjective thing. Enjoy!
I'm too old for the blue prefer stealth at my age as it doesn't get the attention and racer boys wanting to race me off the lights. Most people don't even know what it is and I prefer that at my age but yes if you want to flaunt it in people's faces go for the Nitrous Blue although there are reports of paint problems with the colour .
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Old 04 May 2016, 10:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Saxo Boy View Post
Lovely Norman, how are you finding it?
It's only been in my hands for a few days currently having the Black Serum treatment due back on Friday. I love the Focus ST for its value for money and this just goes one better. The shell seats are great value too. We are all awaiting the Mountune Performance upgrade which is a superb product for keeping your warranty and is normally recognised by insurance companies as a 'standard' car rather than a modification so you don't get shafted! I think it is fantastic for Ford to make such a great product and they work well with Mountune like the good old Prodrive days.
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Old 04 May 2016, 11:17 PM
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Yeah, hoping for MP400 but I think MP375 or MP380 is more realistic. I've gone for shell seats too, had originally selected the standard ones but after sitting back to back I concluded the 'tight' fit of the standard chairs would actually wear thin after a while - besides, the CS seats look soooo much better.
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Old 04 May 2016, 11:26 PM
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I still haven't sussed a technique for getting in and out of the seats yet it's looking like a return to the Lotus technique of sliding back every time as the steering wheel gets in the way and the bolsters are so high! When is yours coming Saxo Boy mine wasn't due until October?
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Old 04 May 2016, 11:31 PM
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Still got running 4-month projection (i.e. meaningless). I'm a J-order but a late one as I placed order on 7th October just before pre-order cut-off. Really hoping to have it by mid-July but I fear it'll be mid-late August, possibly September.
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Old 05 May 2016, 01:39 PM
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Do they also offer the darker Performance Blue, that Liquid Blue, (or similar hues) for this MY RS?

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Old 05 May 2016, 03:49 PM
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No, that was for show only.
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Old 05 May 2016, 03:53 PM
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Sure.
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Old 05 May 2016, 04:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Shaun View Post
Very nice... personally I think it needs to be the light blue for this car, but colour is a very personal and subjective thing. Enjoy!
and red was faster than black too :P
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Old 05 May 2016, 05:32 PM
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It actually wasn't though was it.... I've got Vbox and drag slips to prove that one!!! Ha
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Old 09 May 2016, 09:19 PM
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Well I pick up a new A45 next week, went for black.

Can't wait.
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Well I pick up a new A45 next week, went for black.

Can't wait.
FL model???
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Old 11 May 2016, 10:35 PM
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I might be getting shot of mine now.

Just banged it back to standard in readiness.

Need more tuning potential! Ha

11.80s quarter is too weak! lol
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Old 11 May 2016, 10:57 PM
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Originally Posted by Shaun View Post
I might be getting shot of mine now.

Just banged it back to standard in readiness.

Need more tuning potential! Ha

11.80s quarter is too weak! lol
New TT RS?

With just an exhaust and remap, many original TT RS (S tronic) owners have logged 0-60 in low 3s and the 1/4 in mid-low 11s. The new model will have just as much tuning potential!
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Old 11 May 2016, 10:59 PM
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Originally Posted by NormantheDog View Post
Looks mean!
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Old 12 May 2016, 08:15 AM
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I prefer the look of Shaun's a45 to the ford the merc is a far better looking car imo
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