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jdob last won the day on December 3 2019

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  1. I was able to get some help from one of the Admins on the Transit Connect'ed Parts & Vans For Sale Facebook page. Hopefully everything will go smoothly. It has been a major pain to find certain parts overseas and be able to have them shipped to the USA.
  2. Anybody here that lives in the mainland UK that is willing to receive a large package from the UK and then mail it to me in the USA? I had a couple of options, but they all fell through and the seller refuses to ship outside of the UK. Any help is appreciated - let me know. Thanks!
  3. Looking for some help. Can anybody with a 2010-2013 stock Transit Connect with stock size wheels/tires and stock suspension measure the wheel well gap. The distance between the top of your tire and the bottom of the plastic wheel arch liner. Both front and rear. Preferably with stock 205/65-15 and not loaded down with cargo. If a few different people could do it to be able to get an average front & rear measurement that would be great! My van is currently still being worked on - so don’t have access to it. Thanks guys & gals!
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    2010 XLT Slammed

    Seriously interested in the details of the rear disc brake conversion! If you aren't going to post everything here - please message me! Thanks!
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    OEM Mud Flaps "Source"

    Just keep searching ebay. There is a rear set on there right now. They pop up from time to time. That's where I got mine from.
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    2010 XLT Slammed

    SWEEEEEEEETTT!!!! I have been thinking about these too!!! Can't wait to see how they turn out!
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    2013 TC XLT Instrument removal help.

    No problem! Yes - they are led. There are some posts about it on one of the overseas Transit Connect pages on Facebook.
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    2010 XLT Slammed

    I need more pics!!!
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    What is this thing attached to my windshield?

    Probably not so much for driver navigation, but so that the company that owned the vehicle could track its location. So they could know where the vehicle was versus where it was supposed to be while out on service calls. Some company Big Brother action...Not 100% sure - just my two cents...
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    2010 XLT Slammed

    Can't wait to see the updated pics/build sheet! Planning similar mods for mine in the future! Love your user name! Fits perfectly!
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    2013 TC XLT Instrument removal help.

    Please post up what you find! I also don’t particularly care for the color of the instrument lighting.
  12. So it's been a month and a thousand miles since I purchased this thing. Mods so far...

    • Replaced the stock damaged roof antenna with an OEM replacement from eBay US.
    • Replaced the stock clear faded side marker indicators with aftermarket orange ones from eBay UK.
    • Replaced the stock peeling rubber steering wheel with a used one from a Ford C-Max from eBay DE.
    • Got the front windows tinted from a local guy - Adkins Tint Shack in Mount Airy, NC.

    Other than that - I have just been cleaning the *!@$ out of this thing when I have time...I have a couple of other little things in the works, but going to be a little while for those...


    Loving this weird little van!!!


  13. Thanks for the link! I have been searching when I have time. Still hard to find overseas sellers of OEM Ford parts that offer shipping to the US and have clear photos and descriptions. Many that I have contacted have simply never replied to my inquiries. Thanks again for your reply!
  14. New to me 2012 Ford Transit Connect XLT purchased Labor Day Weekend 2019.