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Forum: The Motoring Zone 20-04-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 605
Posted By Rayaan
Margins for dealers or for the manufacturer?...

Margins for dealers or for the manufacturer? Because Im pretty sure some manufacturers make the car for less than 50% of the price before VAT gets added.

I would suggest maybe buying a car that...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 20-04-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,906
Posted By Rayaan
True but diesels seem to be much more prone to...

True but diesels seem to be much more prone to issues (perhaps thats because there are more on the road so its giving a false impression).

Son's car is a 1.4 TSI. 10 years old and still strong....
Forum: The Motoring Zone 20-04-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,657
Posted By Rayaan
Tell you what doesn't help either - the bloody...

Tell you what doesn't help either - the bloody wires in heated windscreens. Found them to be an absolute nightmare at night in the Fords, Volvos and Jags Ive driven
Forum: The Motoring Zone 20-04-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 793
Posted By Rayaan
As bad as it sounds, I bought tyres for my son's...

As bad as it sounds, I bought tyres for my son's car from Kwik Fit and opted for Mobile fitting. They were cheaper than anywhere else for Goodyear Efficientgrip Performance at the time and the being...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 16-04-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 521
Posted By Rayaan
Ride is hard as nails so make sure you're happy...

Ride is hard as nails so make sure you're happy with it on all road surfaces.
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 16-04-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 798
Posted By Rayaan
You sound like its really bad Looking at the...

You sound like its really bad

Looking at the pic, that looks like a dead easy job. Something like M205 could probably sort that out with minimal effort

Holograms are still swirls, just in...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 14-04-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,062
Posted By Rayaan
Ive used both. I found DSW to last longer and...

Ive used both. I found DSW to last longer and both were similiar to remove. DSW seems to last longer if washing frequently as well.
Forum: The Motoring Zone 13-04-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,466
Posted By Rayaan
I hated the experience I had with Merc last time...

I hated the experience I had with Merc last time I had to have something done. They just made everything a farce. At the mileage the car was at - 74k, I expected something to go wrong at some point,...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 11-04-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 850
Posted By Rayaan
If they covered the badge, I probably would have...

If they covered the badge, I probably would have thought of a new Kia or Hyundai
Forum: The Motoring Zone 08-04-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,538
Posted By Rayaan
Thought everyone got a letter 30 days before road...

Thought everyone got a letter 30 days before road tax is due anyway?
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 06-04-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 946
Posted By Rayaan
Most likely to be residue from the mitt than...

Most likely to be residue from the mitt than marring - you can't typically see loads of marring unless you've been scrubbing really hard or caught a stone in the mitt
Forum: Projects and Restorations 05-04-2018, 12:04 AM
Replies: 400
Views: 97,208
Posted By Rayaan
Yep. Out of the hybrids the GS450H 3rd gen has a...

Yep. Out of the hybrids the GS450H 3rd gen has a few known issues, more so than the other hybrid models like the RX/CT and so would be worth having cover on.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 04-04-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 97,208
Posted By Rayaan
Should mention that I've had 4 Lexus vehicles...

Should mention that I've had 4 Lexus vehicles since 2004 for 8 years, 5 years, 3 years and 1 year. I don't bother with the warranty. These things are bulletproof
Forum: The Motoring Zone 04-04-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,046
Posted By Rayaan
1) could be under a cover but depends on the...

1) could be under a cover but depends on the dealer. Some Lexus dealers stick all their cars in the handover room under a cover and dependent on time of year, bows etc. But all depends on the dealer...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 04-04-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 880
Posted By Rayaan
Looks worse from the front than it used to thats...

Looks worse from the front than it used to thats for sure
Forum: The Motoring Zone 03-04-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 531
Posted By Rayaan
I thought the Z4 and upcoming Supra were sharing...

I thought the Z4 and upcoming Supra were sharing parts?
Forum: The Motoring Zone 31-03-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,657
Posted By Rayaan
I fitted the bulbs myself and didn't change...

I fitted the bulbs myself and didn't change anything on the car. Ive also looked at it from front and I dont even think its that bright unless kneeling down in front of the car.

Perhaps it just...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 31-03-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,657
Posted By Rayaan
Im pretty sure you don't have to disassemble the...

Im pretty sure you don't have to disassemble the headlight to get to the bulbs lol? surely not

If you do though, I would probably just go for some mid-performance bulbs rather than high...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 30-03-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,657
Posted By Rayaan
Not that I can tell - got to the point where I...

Not that I can tell - got to the point where I flash back to show that its not the high beams.

Think its just bright bulbs. I get flashed in my RX too but unlike the Golf, when I flash them back,...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 29-03-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 556
Posted By Rayaan
Probably not aggressive enough compared to the...

Probably not aggressive enough compared to the standard versions.
Forum: The Motoring Zone 29-03-2018, 12:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 703
Posted By Rayaan
Had a buyer tell me the pads and discs were gone...

Had a buyer tell me the pads and discs were gone after I'd washed it for him to see - thats about the worst things thats happened to me so far.

Son's mk5 golf was bought from an independent...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 29-03-2018, 12:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,657
Posted By Rayaan
FFS Ive just been in my son's car on the A1079...

FFS Ive just been in my son's car on the A1079 and got flashed by nearly every car going past.

Have osram nightbreaker unlimited fitted to that car and the adjustment is correct (I recently had it...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 28-03-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By Rayaan
Theoretically LED lights are illegal on the...

Theoretically LED lights are illegal on the exterior of a car

In practice, its not an issue for reg plates but is problematic, certainly for MOT if changing headlight halogens to LEDs. They also...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 27-03-2018, 12:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,657
Posted By Rayaan
Think its more to do with people looking directly...

Think its more to do with people looking directly at the car coming towards them rather than the road to be honest.

Additionally, with an aging population, I imagine cataracts is making things...
Forum: Planet Polish 25-03-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,093
Posted By Rayaan
Dead easy - can literally just slap it on thick...

Dead easy - can literally just slap it on thick and it comes off very easily regardless

Planet Polish Wheel Seal & Shine - YouTube

Planet Polish Wheel Seal & Shine - 2.5 months later - YouTube...
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