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  1. Jez

    Introduction

    Hello all, My name is Jez, I'm from the UK. I've recently brought a 2018 Leon FR ST 1.4 TSI 150bhp. Finally made the transition to a dad car! I really like the car but just wish there was some more noise from the exhaust. I have searched google, this forum and youtube looking for exhaust mods...
  2. interior upgrade, door cards n seats

    Hi folks, I have a 2002 Leon cupra 1.8 20vt (AUQ), and the driver seat has now broken for the third time... Mot is due middle March. As the bolster is badly worn too, I thought I'd get a new seat.. Failing to find one the same, whilst perusing eBay. I came across a full leather interior set...
  3. 1.2turd

    1.8tsi 30-70mph times

    Just wondering if anyone has figures that i can compare too. My cupra regularly done 5.3-5.5seconds 30-70mph stock. and with my CAI and exhaust its now doing 4.7 quite consistently. Ive noticed that REVO's figures are very close to mine in stock and that im 0.2 secs faster than their stage one...
  4. Lewis griffiths

    New here, mod help

    Hi there, Let me introduce myself first I'm lewis hi, I have owned alot of VWs a couple of 1.8t not done much due to my age. Last month I decided to buy a leon cupra mk1 2004 auq 180bhp Two days into ownership white smoke and turbo failure ouch right, Turbo changed for recon turbo Having a...
  5. P0171 - System Too Lean - Engine management warning light on)

    Hi, I have recently got a 2007 Leon TFSI FR 2.0L. The yellow engine management light has been on for a few weeks now. I have a cheap diagnostic machine that throws up the code 'P0171 - System Too Lean'. I have replaced the air filter, PCV valve, and mass air flow sensor, but the light...
  6. What mods can I do??

    Seat Leon Cupra R 1.8t I’ve just bought this, it’s already mapped and getting 251 on a dyno, it’s got a pop and bang map on it but I wanted to see if anyone had any other suggestions that can kit it out a bit more? Thanks!
  7. Dyilbar

    Advice on what variant to buy fr or fr technology

    I have been looking at the 2016-2017 seat Ibiza 1.2 TSI fr and the fr technology and I was wondering what the actual difference is between the models the price range I’m looking is around 8 grand or less any advice if there is anything else I should go for or any other model, cheers
  8. Leon Cupra 280 - Common Faults/ Routine Maintenance

    I am looking at getting a DSG Leon Cupra 280 (likely under 60k miles) and am wondering what are the ‘common issues/faults’ with these cars? Is there any specific maintenance that is recommended at certain milestones to keep everything running smoothly (on top of your regular service, engine...
  9. Murf_1984

    Hi everyone, Mk2 Cupra owner, some problems....

    Hello to everyone. First off I absolutely love my mk2 Cupra. Previously owned a mk2 diesel FR. Looking for some advice if possible and apologies if it's already been covered. There is a knocking noise coming from near side wheel area when I turn slow and tight. I'm thinking I have an issue...
  10. Seat ibiza fr 2015 door panel removal

    I want to remove the front door panels to upgrade speakers. I booked it in with halfords and the guys didnt know what they were doing and put it all back together. In the end the window was malfunctioning and would stop half way and would stop working and then after few minutes it would work...
  11. Cupra 300 DSG vs Manual?

    Hiya, This may have been posted many times but would like answers on the 300 Cupra Leon, put an order in for the DSG but the wait time is over 24 weeks. Found stock cars but they are all manual. How much worse is the Manual gearbox to DSG? Could anybody shine some light on if its a downgrade...
  12. Urgent help and advice needed re:car cutting out

    I'm in total dispair and my garage can't fit me in til Monday! Here's my problem. For a while, my car has cut out whilst driving at random points. Sometimes on a motorway, others in normal traffic, some in slow moving rush hour traffic. There is no warning and all revs go and I start to lose...
  13. _AJ_

    Need some advice on speakers in the back...please

    Hi everyone, Basically, im thinking in near/future about putting some speakers in the back of my car. At the moment I've got a FLI active 1000w 12" sub (built on amp) in the boot, 16.5" 240w Fusion front door card speakers and Fusion tweeters in the dash. I'm wandering whether to do some...
  14. FR PD 150 - Tuning Advice needed ASAP

    I have a Seat Leon FR Mk I (PD 150) The car is standard except for the Regal Auto Sport Remap which is running around 180-200 (never had it dyno tested yet) I know the standard injectors (piezo?) I think? will put up with anything upto 230Bhp then anything after that just turns to wasted...
  15. D--R--E--W

    Need advice

    My car is booked in for tomorrow to have a cat back system done, will a 2.5" inch from the cat back be a better improvement on standard as i dont know what the standard exhaust diameter is? It so far has a forge fmic, forge DV, green cotton filter,k03s turbo and is stage1 mapped by REVO.
  16. marco cupra

    advice please

    hi has any 1 used red stuff pads on the leon cupra r would you recomend please help thanks pppllll :)
  17. newbie owner questions and advice

    Bought it, 2004 leon tdi cupra in red full dealer service history -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Well took the leon for a drive , very smooth,pulls well, no clouds of smoke or funny smells relating to coil packs... first deisel turbo car i...
  18. Zappa

    Major car problems tonight after a cruise - help or advice required please!

    Hi all, driving a 2004 Ibiza, 1.2, 50k Miles. I took a drive up to the coast tonight with a few mates (30miles). You may have seen a thread I posted up a couple of weeks ago about changing the air filter and cleaning the spark plugs - Ever since then, the car has been shuddering between...
  19. IBIZA MK2 IMMOBILIZER..need advice :(

    Hello, I have a mk2 seat ibiza..its my pride and joy! I brought it over a year ago off a bloke who messed around with the immobilizer! The immobilizer chip was sat in my drivers glove box, and just the other day melted into a horrible mess. Now my car won't start! :( I have been to the scrap...
  20. Elmo85

    New Owner Wheel Advice Please

    Hello All, Just thought I'd introduce myself, I'm soon to be a new Toledo owner. I am mostly into my Japanese cars and have a Toyota Celica GT-Four ST205 as a weekend Trackday project car which I am currently rebuilding. However I've found myself a really nice Toledo which I am picking...
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