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About jeebowhite

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    Sea Grey Mondeo MKIV 1.8TDCi 140ps Zetec
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  1. Hi guys something I learned and thought to share, though not guaranteed everywhere, lots of places I have visited do this.... So if you are shopping but your not in any hurry to buy whatever you are after try this.... Log in or create an account with whoever (say euro car parts for example), when logged in, you need to have cookies enabled for this to work. Stick whatever you want in the basket and then close the browser. That's it. Now, the server sees you were going to buy but you didn't. After a day or so you get a reminder or two you left something in your basket and remind you its there. Then after 3 or 4 days you could well get a discount code to entice you to buy. It's not guaranteed everywhere but a fair few places have done it for me over the years. Euro car parts offer a 15% voucher after about 3 days. Enjoy :) Sent from my D6603 using Tapatalk
  2. @gingerflame does some I believe Sent from my D6603 using Tapatalk
  3. It's the same sensor as used by cruise control ad when you drop the clutch cruise control is disabled. The switch is installed on all cars these days Sent from my D6603 using Tapatalk
  4. Regardless of history, you must check the car before driving and ensure its fit for driving. Two new tyres could have been put on 6 months ago and since then he could have used it as his own car for a few months and clubbed it on a kerb. Regardless of the seller, the company or the history, you must check the basic functionality and roadworthiness of a vehicle before driving it Of course you don't need to test fog lights on a sunny day, but the basics must be checked. Sent from my D6603 using Tapatalk
  5. Elephant, bell and diamond are all part of the same group so the conditions may be the same e as joss mentioned above Sent from my D6603 using Tapatalk
  6. Trade plates cover tax and registration only. Insurance is often covered by the dealer but it's best to ensure you have the right to drive vehicles on your policy. Defects with the vehicle are the responsibility of the driver, not the seller. If you get into a car with a defective tyre and dealer adverts painted on the window you can and will be penalised with three points and fine for the tyre and separate fine for driving with visual impairment of the windscreen. It's your responsibility as a driver to ensure the vehicle you handle is roadworthy. As for the op hopefully the service history is sorted soon, if ford dealt with the services they can just print out the stuff, UK that doesn't account for tyres or replacement parts etc done outside of Ford. That said service history isn't everything. I bought my car with no service history but with some history such as clutch replacements and other receipts, cars done 30k and can do a lot more since, bought it with 110k on the clock and so far it still serves me well. Nothing major is a problem at the moment, other than the egr snapping off lol, otherwise the rest is wear and tear. Sent from my D6603 using Tapatalk
  7. Nope, they should be firm and not disintegrating Sent from my D6603 using Tapatalk
  8. I wouldn't be sure where to look, but it's a sad state of affairs when checking your cars for bombs is necessary. Sent from my D6603 using Tapatalk
  9. Ahh yeah...that's your neck of the woods isn't it?! They've done it twice on the '180 (once on the M180 and another on the A180) in recent years lol Yup. Just got to ask yourself how a recovery agency who should have more sense can be so stupid. The only thing in his defense is that bridge is low hanging on the shoulder and doesn't (or didn't) have a height limit sign. That issue though started driving people through our towns so they could skip the area and we are about 20 miles from it, so I wasnt pleased when a short drive back from the cinema looked to take several hours. Thankfully I knew of other routes that saved the time,only took twice as long doubling back in myself to get into my town from the other end. Sent from my D6603 using Tapatalk
  10. Did he drive forward to the space? Or reverse Park? Sent from my D6603 using Tapatalk
  11. Wow! Eventful morning! Sent from my D6603 using Tapatalk
  12. Don't like special cases who collide their diggers into bridges... Sent from my D6603 using Tapatalk
  13. It could be the cruise control switch clicking? Sent from my D6603 using Tapatalk
  14. I would return the vehicle as it's sold without a service history, which is false advertisement. Either that or he could get a partial refund as without service history cannot be worth the same as one with service history. Sent from my D6603 using Tapatalk
  15. When you check them, they would be loose, spongey, disintegrating or missing lol Sent from my D6603 using Tapatalk