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  1. Lozzy15

    Bushes Polybush Dogbone Mount Insert Guide - MK3 Leon

    Hi guys and gals, Just another quick guide for anyone who's been thinking of fitting a polyurethane bush insert to the lower engine mount, also known as the dogbone mount. This mod is quick and easy to do, with minimal tools and skill needed. In total it took me around 15 minutes. What you will...
  2. Lozzy15

    Bumpers Front Bumper Removal - MK3 Leon

    Hi guys & gals, Here is a how-to to remove your front bumper. This is an easy task and will take around 20 minutes to remove, usually a little less to refit. The tools you will need are: T40 & T25 Torx bits Flat bladed screwdriver To begin with, pop the bonnet. Above the central grill there is...
  3. Lozzy15

    Coding and programming Retrofit Front Parking Sensors & Park Pilot - MK3 Leon

    Hi guys & gals, Got a big one for you today. This guide will show you how you can retrofit fit front parking sensors and enable the Park Pilot function on your Leon. This will be a lengthy guide so be sure to give it a full read first to ensure you can complete the job. This requires some...
  4. Lozzy15

    Servicing Service guide - How to change the oil & filter - 1.4 MK3 Leon

    Hi guys & gals, A nice simple guide today on how to change your oil & filter at service time. I'll also show how to change the pollen filter. I won't be talking about the air filter as I have a custom one on my car so there's nothing for me to change/clean just yet. Another point to note is...
  5. Lozzy15

    Lighting Extra boot light - How to install an LED strip in your boot

    Hi guys & gals, With the winter months up ahead and the nights starting to draw in, I recently fitted an LED strip to properly light up the boot in the dark. As I work at odd times, I often find myself in the boot at dark hours! This is a simple mod to do and requires a small amount of...
  6. Lozzy15

    Coding and programming How to Remove Front Seat Upholstery & Fit Heated Pads

    Hi guys & gals Today I will show you how to dismantle and remove the upholstery/covers from the front seats should you need to replace a damage part. I will also show you how to fit heated pads if you are wanting to retrofit heated seating. The heated seating retrofit guide is located here...
  7. Lozzy15

    Coding and programming Retrofit Heated Fan Washer Jets

    Hi guys & gals, Today I'm going to explain how you can fit heated fan jets to your Leon and how to wire them in. These came as part of the 'Winter Pack' but can be wired & coded in with relative ease. This is relatively simple to do, and doesn't require loads of tools. Here is a list of parts &...
  8. Lozzy15

    Coding and programming Retrofit Window Washer Fluid Level Sensor - MK3 Leon

    Hi guys & gals, Another guide for you today for a convenience feature more than anything. This used to come standard, but then Seat changed it to only come with the 'Winter' pack. However, it can be retrofitted! So I will show you how to do this yourself. For this job you are going to need some...
  9. Lozzy15

    Coding and programming Retrofit Heated Seats - A Complete How-To

    Hi guys & gals, Got a big retrofit for you all today. I've recently fitted front heated seats to my car and I must say they are brilliant! I'm very happy with the results, so I've created this guide to explain exactly how to fit this yourself. The overall difficulty isn't huge, there are...
  10. W44DUP

    Bumpers Leon MK3/5F Front Bumper Removal Guide

    Here's a quick removal guide for removing the front bumper for the MK3 Leon in photo form. Let me know what you think! Any questions? Ask away...
  11. Lighting Installing Rear Indicator LEDs

    Time: 10 minutes each side Level: Easy with care Parts: 17mm Hex Drain Plug Key or equivalent and suitable socket and bars Protective cloth Two polarity sensing BAUs21W (offset pins) LEDs. These are needed because unusually the centre pin on the bulb holder is negative. The can is...
  12. jezyg

    Lighting Retro fit auto lights

    I decided not to order the £250 comfort pack as only wanted auto lights and ACC in terms of options. Realised I could buy an auto light kit off eBay for £25 for a Golf mk7/Octavia 2015, which we all know are the same as the MKIII Leon...
  13. JoshRedCupra

    Lighting How to Install Footwell LED's

    Installing LED footwell lights on Seat Ibiza Cupra These are the LED's I will be using: I picked them up off of Amazon for quite cheap but I know they are a decent quality. I've already run the wiring in on the passenger side it looks like this: Step 1 - Remove the fuse for the interior...
  14. turboboy

    Intercoolers Universal Intercooler Guide

    Ok guys and girls, welcome to my guide to fit a universal type intercooler to your mk5 cupra,Boc ,fr. My car is a facelift mk5 so there maybe some small differences but nothing major. You need 550x140x65mm intercooler 2x 90* bends with 57mm internal diameter 2x 57mm alloy joiners 4x 60-70...
  15. markmeus

    Lighting How to fit a W8 light in the Mk5 Ibiza

    What is it? The W8 light is an interior dome light that was fitted to the Passat W8 and some other VAG models. The main advantage it offers is backlit buttons, and ambient red LEDs that shine on the centre console, nice for adding a bit of class to the Ibiza. The W8 light contains 4 W5W bulbs...
  16. Body Panels Removing MK5 Ibiza front door trim

    I have knocked up a quick guide here, sorry for the poor pics and its basic look but should help you out should you want to remove the door trim. Before you start be aware this is quite tricky so take your time and think things through, last thing you want is a broken door glass or a locked door...
  17. saharv2

    Body Panels How to soundproof your doors mk3

    Hey guys ! I have been searching for a detailed guide how to soundproof / soundeaden your doors and couldn't really find something detailed enough. So I made a DETAILED video myself, should be enough for an avarage user and also added links for the materials I used in the description of the...
  18. Syphon

    Forum software guide (hints and tips)

    Introduction Welcome to the SEATCUPRA.NET forum software guide. You may be new to forums or not be familiar with the software we use here, or simply be unaware of some of the capabilities on offer. This guide will hopefully help you. This is specifically about the software we use which is...
  19. Martha Luke

    Ibiza FR facelift front bumper removal?

    Hey, I'm looking at fitting a front splitter and the company I bought it from have suggested the front bumper needs removing to fit the splitter? Does anyone have a general guide on what screws to remove in order to do this on the FR facelift model? I have previously partially removed either...
  20. paulfs

    SEAT DPF Guide

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