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  1. Cupra 280 Heater Issue?

    My Leon Cupra 280 seems to take a while to get up to heating temp. Where I must be the Driving car in excess of 10 mins. Then it heats up fine In the meantime, cold air con works fine, and works fine when up to speed. While the car is warming, there is a point where the heaters blow warmish...
  2. Cupra 300 Order Times?

    Hi all! Newbie on this, I was wondering if anyone could shed some light on lead times with the Cupra 300. Got a fantastic deal on the Cupra 300 DSG so placed my order for contract hire 2 days ago, now being told delivery times are between 24-26 weeks! Has anybody had luck getting it before this...
  3. 1000rpm DPF regen, first time ever seen.. due to fuel change?

    Hi folks, yesterday, for the first time ever since ive had my FR TDI (18 months, 21k miles with me, 5k when bought) the engine idle was up near 1000rpm and it really sounded rough! There were no warning lights, however im sure this is a regeneration of the DPF taking place. Ive had a...
  4. MrNorma

    Drivers door thinks its open all the time?

    A strange problem developed yesterday after i washed the car (pressure wash rinse). The drivers door seems to think it is open all the time. The interior light stays on although its set to only be on when door is open. The buzzer to remind you the lights are on comes on although the door is...
  5. First time claying

    Going to try clay for the first time over easter. I've been using the two bucket method for some time now and occasionaly polish the car when i have the time/energy. Currently have Megs Nxt shampoo, Megs gold class polish and Autoglym SRP all sitting in the garage. I'm confused about the use...
  6. benuk

    First time using Clay

    Thought I would post up some pictures of my first clay session (using Meguiars Quik Clay). Applied Collinite 476s afterwards. :detailer: Clay Bar Car before clay Clay bar during!! Car during Car after rince After Wax
  7. New turbo time..

    Afternoon, Im thinking of changing my Turbo for a 150PD, ive seen one for £400 (garrett off a golf) Ive had a search and found that it can be done (A.M.C ibiza) did it, and a few others, im just unsure of what else exactly i need.. im thinking new injectors, decat dp? Just so i can add...
  8. Seat Virgin:P Time for my modding!

    Im now on this forum as you may of guessed, Ive bought myself a Seat Ibiza Cupra, Its plenty fast enough for me at the moment being somewhere above 210 bhp. So im going to start by doing some visual mods. As the roof is sprayed black, I have sprayed the wingmirrors to match, Also going For...
  9. yet more problems, all at same time!

    pedal box mounting has snapped, clutch cable is starting to go, clutch is slipping (unsure if its just cos of the cable) engine has just started tapping on tick over even when warm, both electric mirrors arent working, offside rear wheel locked up when i had to slam brakes on to avoid :censored...
  10. Tyre buying time - Confusion

    its that time to buy some new tyres, however confusion was quickly instilled I currently run Toyo T1R's all round and so I looked at Toyo T1R's on mytyres.co.uk which were £106 a corner then I looked at Goodyear Eagle F1's which were £101 a corner, so a little more reasonable BUT then I...
  11. james.l

    Coilovers - Jobs to do at the same time.

    Thinking about upgrading my LCR to coilovers and wanted to know what else i should replace at the same time, i.e bushes, top mounts etc, don't want to pay 2 lots of labour if i can get everything done in one go. I've had a read through suspension FAQ but it's 2 years old and the most recent...
  12. justin_cupra

    Time for some TLC

    After 2 years of neglect (my son was born!!) my Cupra R needs some TLC. I need to buy a new bumper (just the skin) after an argument with an effing great rabbit split it and a new passenger side side skirt after an argument with a kerb, the bonnet is also due a respary due to stone chips...
  13. Average waiting time for 1.4 SE SC ?

    Hi, i was just wondering if anyone had any idea how long the waiting period is for the 1.4 SC in SE trim, i ordered mine in october but havent had any news as to what build dates it is in or was in, i don't have a delivery date either, i added on afew extras such as the bigger alloys and tinted...
  14. 4937Liam

    Too much or the right price? (first time buyer)

    Hi, The Leon im interested in is a 55plate Leon TDi FR 150. It has a full seat service history, 82k miles Comes with the 18 inch wheels found on LCR immaculate interior Immaculate bodywork The car is priced at £6999 Is this over priced? Im new to seats so if this is priced...
  15. Lumpy idling

    Hi y'all the wife and I bought a 2001 18t cupra today and we love it. Problems started when we got near home and found the idling was getting lumpy and the car was on the verge of cutting out, so frustrating. We have 12 months warranty on it so no problems but what could be the cause of...
  16. New cambelt and clutch time

    I've hit 80k so cambelt/waterpump time and my clutch is on the way out so i'll be throwing it in the garage in the next week or so. I would do it mysrelf but not in this weather and with the short days. I've been quoted £220 for parts but what can i look at paying to have it all done and any...
  17. ib04tom

    Cant change the time

    The time is wrong in my car i do not have the manual and no amount of searching has helped, ive seem to have tried every type of combo as far as pushing reset and the up and down steering wheal controls for the trip but i cant change the clock anyone help.
  18. Wolvotim

    Turbo Cooling time?

    I remember back in the day my mates with Renault 5 GT turbos and Escort RS turbos use to let their cars tick over for a few mins after a spirited drive. I went out for a bit of a thrash today (Mrs not in car:funk:) first time ive really give it some in 6 weeks of owning it. I gave it about 2...
  19. Rob66

    Drove my FR first time in 3 weeks and..

    I had forgotten just how good it is, yes the ride is firm and perhaps its not the best looking dash but on the M25 at 8.30 this morning superb, quick, comfy, great Bluetooth, lots of admiring glances:D I dont get to use it much at the mo (8k in almost 2 years) due to work and was considering...
  20. Time to trade in/be sensible? What is high mileage?

    Pondering what to do with my Leon Cupra. 2001 model with 120k on the clock. As per my other thread, the 'ear' engine mount has sheared off the block. This can be fixed with an aftermarket bracket. The cambelt etc will need replacing at the same time (it's still running but was scoured as a...
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