what did you and your mk3 leon do today

Bendy

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Aug 10, 2018
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Had my cambelt, water pump and tensioner done today, £475. Car is only 5 years old and 56k miles. Never had a car that's had the cambelt changed this soon before, but if that's what the manual says!
 

Stefan147

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Jan 29, 2019
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Athens Greece
Second lockdown in Greece and plenty of time to spare on the Cupra. So I just started with a deep wheels off-detailing/paint correction/ceramic coating and since I had the wheels off I couldn't resist repainting the calipers and getting rid of the hideous RS logo which kept on messing with my ocd. Not a professional level job but pretty good for now.

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Hag

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Sep 15, 2018
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Leon’s not been getting much use lately but had a fun drive along the Yorkshire Dales roads in an XC60. A lot more fun than you’d think



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rob280

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Oct 27, 2019
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Fitted a new rear light cluster after the old one decided to crack.
Also fitted some door latch covers.

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scottw

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Jul 27, 2020
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Fitted some mudflaps!

I know not everyone is a fan of them but living in Scotland where there is either grit on the roads or you're on some gravely B road it helps protect the car

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scottw

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Jul 27, 2020
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ebay...£9.39 and I'm actually very impressed.
No fittings but didn't matter as I used the screws that hold on the plastic trim in the wheel arch

 
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rob280

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ebay...£9.39 and I'm actually very impressed.
No fittings but didn't matter as I used the screws that hold on the plastic trim in the wheel arch

Cheers my friend. Just ordered the exact same. Thanks for the link

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scottw

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Jul 27, 2020
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Cheers my friend. Just ordered the exact same. Thanks for the link

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No worries Rob.

When you fit them I used the two screws that are there and if you pull back the inner plastic when you have the screws out you'll see another hole at the top you can use to add an additional fixing at the top
 

Chillout

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Jan 23, 2020
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I put these "aero" parts under my Leon ST:



These are the rear exhaust tunnel cover, rear lower suspension arm cover and the Golf 8 axle beam cover.

Rear exhaust tunnel cover fitted:



Suspension cover+ axle beam cover fitted:


Golf 8 axle beam cover(fits like a glove!!)



I haven't yet seen any improvements in consumption, but there's less audible road noise in the rear of the car, which is a good thing!!
 
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Chillout

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Jan 23, 2020
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Are these plug&play? What bolts did you use? It would be nice if you could share some part numbers! Tx!
It's plug and play for the most part. Copy paste, from a very interesting GolfMK7 forum post:
Click here to see the topic

Rear lower arm stone guard/aerodynamic trim for Twist-Beam Rear Suspension.


Item No. 17:- 5Q0 501 559 "C" or "D", Stone chip guard for under side of trailing arm left side.
Item No. 17:- 5Q0 501 560 "C" or "D", Stone chip guard for underside of trailing right side.
Item No. 18:- 5Q0 501 561, Stone chip guard for top side of trailing arm left side.
Item No. 18:- 5Q0 501 562, Stone chip guard for top side of trailing arm right side.
8E0 825 267, 8mm spreader rivet. 2 for each side


The rear exhaust tunnel:

For twist beam rear suspension:-
Item No.18:- 5G0 825 206 J
, Underbody trim for twist beam, £??.?? (x1)
Item No.19:- N903 350 05, Speed washer, £?.?? (x2)
Item No.20:- N909 591 01, Clip/Speed nut, £0.48 (x1)
Item No.21:- N 038 549 4, Black plastic push rivet A04A, £0.18 (x1)
Item No.22:- N909 747 01, Black wide head T-star screw A04B, £0.17 (x2)


The Golf 8 beam cover:
5WA 501 715 A , no pictures of it, no additional screws/rivets needed.
 
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