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  1. martin j.

    Outside Air Temperature

    I thought it daft some manufacturers fitting temps sensors in the door mirror casing, not so daft now it seems.
  2. martin j.

    New FR - Problems on Delivery

    At Kia pdi was done at point of import don't know about Seat , could have been when valeted too, did the salesman not run over the controls at handover? Pretty poor though, not a good start to garage punter relationship, hope it’s sorted quickly, required parts borrowed from another new stock...
  3. martin j.

    Leon led headlight

    Really good info, other marques could do the same.
  4. martin j.

    What did you do at work today???

    Work? Mmmm gave that up nearly 2 years ago, 6 attempts at retirement over the last 20 years, finally stuck at it, last job was as parts manager in a Kia dealership, keep up the good work guys.
  5. martin j.

    I pick mine up Friday

    I didn't Want spread negativity but have seen a lot of underhand goings on, seems hopefully you may be on track to get a car soon, best of luck. Keep us informed.
  6. martin j.

    I pick mine up Friday

    I would tell the dealer deliver or I'd cancel, it seems evident that they're telling porkies, not a good start to a customer\dealer relationship, plus the car will not be brand new if it has been in the showroom for any length of time with prospective punters clambering in and out, it's a car go...
  7. martin j.

    Washers stopped working

    You could try blowing back down the feed line(after the nrv s) in case the pump has sucked up gunge and jammed?
  8. martin j.

    I pick mine up Friday

    Are you able to drop in to the dealer? You know ‘just passing, thought I’d check on progress’ kind of call or you guys locked up tight? I treated all my customers the same whether it was £400 or £44k, most important person in the trade, your loyal customer, I was going worst case scenario for...
  9. martin j.

    I pick mine up Friday

    I could be 100% wrong, but to me it sounds like someone in the workshop has bumped/damaged the car and they're stalling till it's repaired, cynical? I worked in the motor trade for the last 20 years and seen many many dodgy things. We delivered many new cars without mats but with a supply of...
  10. martin j.

    Washers stopped working

    I had a panic at mot time recently, wipers nor washers working, found they don't operate when the bonnet is even partially open, mechanic had pulled the lever whilst checking seatbelts in readyness for the underbonnet check!
  11. martin j.

    I pick mine up Friday

    I hope your getting the mats free for the delay! Have you seen the car actually in stock? I smell dealer bs.
  12. martin j.

    2021 CUPRA Leon 245PS eHybrid Review

    Looks like it’s got rubber transport bungs in the springs, looks like a Cupra X cross.
  13. martin j.

    2016 Leon condensates lights?

    This was one of mine in Febuary, that’s Condensation, it was replaced.
  14. martin j.

    I pick mine up Friday

    At my age I think in ft/inches, the storekeeper at work would get upset when I would request bolts etc for a job, ie he might get asked 5 dozen 16mm bolts 4 inches long!:banghead2
  15. martin j.

    I pick mine up Friday

    Mmmm, need to get a tape out to convert to ft/inches, but easy done, thanks.
  16. martin j.

    2021 CUPRA Leon 245PS eHybrid Review

    So this being supplied with the 1.4 non kangaroo engine? Not bad looking but battleship grey not for me.
  17. martin j.

    Other Brands and Similar Car Community

    I'm a member on S2kUK (part of world wide owners), a great forum, lots of info, meets, and much more.
  18. martin j.

    Cupra Seat Dealers

    Bought two Leon’s from them and they've looked after one for the last 4 years, recommended.
  19. martin j.

    Cupra Seat Dealers

    I’ve travelled from central Fife to Stirling for Honda, you could try the other way for Seat and go to Fife Seat in Kirkcaldy, always been good for me.
  20. martin j.

    Michelin Pilot Sport 4 S 235/35 R19 Y (91)

    Chatting to a guy at the garage who had PS4s on his Nissan GTR, So far has15k miles out of his set, and they still looked good, looked astonished when I said I was used to 5k out of a rear pair of Bridgestone on rwd Honda, double that on the front though. I have a set of Michelin’s to go on it...
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