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For relocating the fan control module, you shifted it down and then two screws to mount it? I’m guessing the stand offs are necessary to push it out slightly? Still have to do this install and I like this idea. Currently have AGS motor zip tied by radiator and symposer solenoid screwed to the side of the battery box. Too much stuff dangling for me lol
 

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Cool stuff on the dual Radium OCC installs!!

The baffle plate and OCC’s were literally my first mods.

I thought figuring out how to fit the bracket around the HPFP, and disconnecting some of the clips, were the most difficult part of the job!! 😂
 

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For relocating the fan control module, you shifted it down and then two screws to mount it? I’m guessing the stand offs are necessary to push it out slightly? Still have to do this install and I like this idea. Currently have AGS motor zip tied by radiator and symposer solenoid screwed to the side of the battery box. Too much stuff dangling for me lol
Yep. The original location where it's mounted has two tabs (in the pic) at the bottom side of the mount location. The right side (when looking down) already has a hole to pass through an M3 bolt. The left side (when looking down) needed a 1/8 hole drilled. The standoffs were necessary to keep the module from being pulled in toward the tabs when the nut was tightened down. The standoffs are just keeping the module at the right distance to stay even/level when secured.

Cool stuff on the dual Radium OCC installs!!

The baffle plate and OCC’s were literally my first mods.

I thought figuring out how to fit the bracket around the HPFP, and disconnecting some of the clips, were the most difficult part of the job!! 😂
The 10mm bolt at the hpfp and getting the 13mm nut onto the hpfp were definitely a challenge because it was crowded. The instructions showed no second inlet connection on the hpfp and mine had two so I had to adjust the inlet line for the bracket to get on. The barbs got easy once I cranked my heat gun to max temp and max speed and heated the inside of the hose for about a minute. Then it slid on with minimal effort but before that I was heating the outside and got nowhere.

Most everything I have been working on has been advance prep for the 2867 and also on whenever things get delivered. I ordered items back in May that I am still waiting on and one of them is on an 8 week backorder 😰
 

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Some interesting developments in life have occurred. We are preparing to move into a new home and part of that is figuring out where to stage things. I asked a buddy if I could park the focus at his place and when pulling into his driveway he noticed the intercooler looked "off" (his words).

It bothered me a bit too but I never paid it any attention because as long as the focus was driving I was happy and I already intended on getting to it later. Later happened.

When he mentioned it looked off I pulled the front bumper and found the lower radiator "legs" were snapped off and the radiator was just sitting on the lower support bracket. I guess the previous owner/s just let it be. I "repaired" it for now but also noticed the lower radiator support has a bend at the mounting point. I validated it's not the chassis it is just the lower radiator tie bar (bracket) that is bent. When I removed the tie bar and placed it on even ground one side of the mounting tab is bent upward slightly.

So, a day of "parking" the focus turned into a "park and pull". I started removing stuff with the intention of replacing them with new parts. Since that will take a while based on funds availability going to the new home I might not update this thread with any new stuff for a while. Or at least any new big stuff.

In the meantime here's how I rigged up the radiator. I cut off a u-bolt from an exhaust clamp set and made two "legs" for the radiator. For now it's sitting on the radiator lower tie bar until a new one comes in but it works.

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Also, I changed out the dash kit a while back. I just didn't really like the idatalink dash kit. I grabbed a scosche dash kit and it allowed the headunit to move down a bit. The downside is because it doesn't have the smaller screen there was a hole in the dash kit. 3D modeling and printing to the rescue. To combat heat I printed in carbon fiber infused petg.

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Some interesting developments in life have occurred. We are preparing to move into a new home and part of that is figuring out where to stage things. I asked a buddy if I could park the focus at his place and when pulling into his driveway he noticed the intercooler looked "off" (his words).

It bothered me a bit too but I never paid it any attention because as long as the focus was driving I was happy and I already intended on getting to it later. Later happened.

When he mentioned it looked off I pulled the front bumper and found the lower radiator "legs" were snapped off and the radiator was just sitting on the lower support bracket. I guess the previous owner/s just let it be. I "repaired" it for now but also noticed the lower radiator support has a bend at the mounting point. I validated it's not the chassis it is just the lower radiator tie bar (bracket) that is bent. When I removed the tie bar and placed it on even ground one side of the mounting tab is bent upward slightly.

So, a day of "parking" the focus turned into a "park and pull". I started removing stuff with the intention of replacing them with new parts. Since that will take a while based on funds availability going to the new home I might not update this thread with any new stuff for a while. Or at least any new big stuff.

In the meantime here's how I rigged up the radiator. I cut off a u-bolt from an exhaust clamp set and made two "legs" for the radiator. For now it's sitting on the radiator lower tie bar until a new one comes in but it works.

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Also, I changed out the dash kit a while back. I just didn't really like the idatalink dash kit. I grabbed a scosche dash kit and it allowed the headunit to move down a bit. The downside is because it doesn't have the smaller screen there was a hole in the dash kit. 3D modeling and printing to the rescue. To combat heat I printed in carbon fiber infused petg.

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The old screen location looks like a great place for some custom gauges 😁 Just saying.
 
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