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Forum: Projects and Restorations 16-07-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,390
Posted By footfistart
Unfortunately itís been updated. There are...

Unfortunately itís been updated. There are companies who have copied the original files to do something called a roll back. Or the three thing is to get the car mapped.


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Forum: Projects and Restorations 16-07-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,390
Posted By footfistart
Well the car went in for the day and had a brand...

Well the car went in for the day and had a brand new polo which was rubbish to drive around in. They said all the software is all upto date and they rebalanced the injectors. One good thing is that...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 01-07-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,390
Posted By footfistart
Well coming back from Birmingham which was...

Well coming back from Birmingham which was 120miles I averaged at 70mph 75mpg. But now Iím doing my other motorways routes which I crack 300miles a week I average around 60 but still poor and I can...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 30-06-2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,390
Posted By footfistart
Third time lucky???

Well here I am again with yet another car in the hunt for reliability if there is such a thing.

So some history.....
So the last car which is currently for sale as is as I just want it gone. A...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 30-06-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,468
Posted By footfistart
You can buy the lifeshine kits off the well known...

You can buy the lifeshine kits off the well known auction house for around 25 pounds. But your still better off just getting some fusso or something like that and that will put perform any crappy...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 26-06-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 17,361
Posted By footfistart
I have heard many horror stories already. Nothing...

I have heard many horror stories already. Nothing good at all.

I called VW on the off chance as I saw a recall code written in the service book and they said yeah thatís the emission update. E198...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 26-06-2018, 12:36 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 17,361
Posted By footfistart
Unfortunately the update has already been done by...

Unfortunately the update has already been done by vw. I called them and they said they will waiver whatever so hopefully it will sort the slight judder in idle and the dpf from running most of the...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 25-06-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 17,361
Posted By footfistart
Well Iím selling the car. Itís back together and...

Well Iím selling the car. Itís back together and selling as spare and repairs. It failed a dynamic compression test. Look it up as itís long winded. But I carried it out and didnít reach the...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 04-05-2018, 12:00 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 17,361
Posted By footfistart
Yeah update....... Bad luck strikes again. ...

Yeah update.......

Bad luck strikes again.

Car has developed a bad misfire from cylinder one....... when HOT???? Cold it runs fine but as soon as it gets hot it misses.
So I Moved plugs...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 18-02-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 17,361
Posted By footfistart
Headlamp dip beam failure message again. Itís a...

Headlamp dip beam failure message again. Itís a bad connection. The casing with protects and holds the crimped connectors is so brittle it just comes apart so need to source two of those. They are...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 17-02-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 17,361
Posted By footfistart
So not much of an update really as Iím running...

So not much of an update really as Iím running mega low on money haha.

My left dipped beam failed on me last night and turns out the right hand lamp was fitted upside down so I had to drive...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 09-02-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 17,361
Posted By footfistart
Thank you. Itís a bit all over the place. Not...

Thank you. Itís a bit all over the place. Not very good at posting or with cars haha but it seems to entertain some people.

B and q had a massive clearance ages ago. Found out on this forum in...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 09-02-2018, 10:25 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 17,361
Posted By footfistart
So the tank is home. Yay. After some revision and...

So the tank is home. Yay. After some revision and the dog huffing at me for play time I decided to have a little play around under the car. I never went under but my £18 karcher under car cleaner...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 08-02-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 17,361
Posted By footfistart
So tomorrow is my first day off of twelve. I work...

So tomorrow is my first day off of twelve. I work four on four off shift take four days leave and boom. Anyways tomorrow it will be attempt number two to collect the car. It turns out that some bolts...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 06-02-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 17,361
Posted By footfistart
House deposit. I can dream of that. They are...

House deposit. I can dream of that. They are comfortable and are motorway mile munchers. Just keep the oil changes up and you wonít have a problem. Is yours 4wd? People refresh the diff oil and while...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 06-02-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 17,361
Posted By footfistart
Well good news and bad news........ Bad news...

Well good news and bad news........

Bad news is that the car has developed a really good oil leak. I only noticed it because I had a few nineties waiting for the bus at the work car park so I had...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 05-02-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 17,361
Posted By footfistart
Is a very good price. Only thing is itís going to...

Is a very good price. Only thing is itís going to Milton Keynes to get it done. I find it amazing that there appears to be a lack of lpg service and repair places unless your willing to travel or...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 05-02-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 34,916
Posted By footfistart
Nice car there. Iíve just seen this but havenít...

Nice car there. Iíve just seen this but havenít read any post so I do apologise in advance. My dad has one in New Zealand and heís got an app called Carly for bmw and you have this dongle you plug...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 05-02-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 66,615
Posted By footfistart
Itís okay. Iíve always wondered apart from the...

Itís okay. Iíve always wondered apart from the price. I notice a difference just replacing it with a new one. The old smells go away and more airflow. Just havenít wanted to spend like another twenty...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 05-02-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 23,829
Posted By footfistart
Wow you like a Peugeot! Subd to see how this pans...

Wow you like a Peugeot! Subd to see how this pans out.


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Forum: Projects and Restorations 05-02-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 17,361
Posted By footfistart
I hope so too. It will cost 150 but they check...

I hope so too. It will cost 150 but they check the entire system and that does also including calibration as itís been disturbed, filters and detailed inspections. Should be done every year.

On...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 05-02-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 17,361
Posted By footfistart
The car is alive. After some teething issues with...

The car is alive. After some teething issues with timing I can finally go and collect it tomorrow. Been driving my girlfriends panda which is crap and Iíve put 1200 miles through it though. She...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 31-01-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 62,897
Posted By footfistart
Have seen a guy on YouTube called Robert diy? I...

Have seen a guy on YouTube called Robert diy? I only ask is that I came across him with my v70 p2 problems which helped a fair bit as the engines are not far off from one another. Based in the states...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 28-01-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 17,361
Posted By footfistart
Well I wasnít expecting this much work in a short...

Well I wasnít expecting this much work in a short space of time but hey once the mechanical side is all alerted then I can turn to the more cosmetic and comfort side of things. My George is hungry...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 25-01-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 17,361
Posted By footfistart
So update time. The car is in a million pieces....

So update time. The car is in a million pieces. Found two problems.

The intake pipe connecting to the throttle body was split even though small but under boost I would of had a boost leak.
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