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  1. Lozzy15

    Brake system Fitting Audi RS3 Brake ducts to Cupra 280

    Purpose of the Brake ducts is to direct airflow from the front of the car onto the Brake Disks so that if you are doing a lot of braking or track work it helps to keep the brakes at a better temp. I have just been told some of the smaller brake systems may have issues with fowling on the...
  2. Lozzy15

    Braces and struts Fitting strut brace to MK3 Leon - without removing scuttle tray

    Hi Guys & Gals, Today I fitted a strut brace to my Leon. It was real easy to do and took around 15 - 20 minutes. You don't need major mechanical skills to do this, just some tools. The tools I used were: 13mm sockets, 3/8 ratchet, 1/4 inch ratchet, a 1/4 inch driver and a 13mm spanner. Torque...
  3. Lozzy15

    Engine bay Oil Catch Can Fitting Guide - 1.4Tsi MK3 Leon

    Hi guys and gals, Just a quick guide today - how to fit a oil catch can for your engine. This is very simple and virtually anyone can do this with minimal tools. If you're wondering whether to bother fitting a catch can, google will explain much better than me, but essentially it helps capture...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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 &...
  11. 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...
  12. paddy6789

    General maintenance Leon Mk3 Official Seat Workshop Manuals Link

    Hi All! I obtained these a few months ago, and they've been a great use so far. Here's a link to all of the Seat Workshop manuals for the Leon Mk3 3dr/5dr. https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1M4ofxxMgsFjE7hNWg6l4KuifelmdMUu0?usp=sharing Here's a link to all of the Seat Workshop manuals...
  13. Lozzy15

    Gearbox Haldex System - Blog Post that may be of interest

    Copied from https://www.awesomegti.com/blog/haldex-servicing/?fbclid=IwAR30co49F4pf4vwZE3E9nxP6IKORYIMtsaQN9tkVxFPzGP9il350JtSK9I8 Haldex Servicing - Why and When? Posted by Al Brown @ Awesome on 14th Feb 2019 If you have a small VAG '4wd' car; Whether it's a TT Quattro, an S3, a Golf...
  14. 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...
  15. Engine bay Installing Fan washers

    Time 5 mins install (1 hour photos :) ) Level: Easy Fan Jet Part No 5MO 955 985 C 9B9 non heated about £10 (See here eBay item number:221246183308 for an example of heated fans) or eBay item number:321197661391 for the ones I bought. You can pay more for SEAT branded ones from the same dealer...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. Lighting Dynamic indicator install

    Video for fitting Video for how they look £50 from eBay. 5 minute install each. Easy mod and the dynamic units really show how rubbish the original ones are. They look fantastic at night because of the increased brightness. Telling the Mrs it’s a safety mod.
  19. 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...
  20. Lease vs PCP and mods on a Cupra.

    Hi guys, I have two deals. Cupra 290 2018 Lux for £310 a month on PCP (2k deposit) - 4 years Cupra 290 2020 for £288 a month on lease (800 deposit) - 2 years I am so confused what to go for. The questions I have in mind: 1/ Will I get bored in four years of the same car, probably better...
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