thecarpman

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thecarpman last won the day on April 25 2013

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About thecarpman

  • Rank
    Settling In Well
  • Birthday 09/13/1972

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  • First Name
    paul

Profile Information

  • Gender*
    Male
  • Ford Model
    focus 1.6 zetec auto
  • Ford Year
    2009
  • UK/Ireland Location
    London
  • Annual Mileage
    0 to 5000

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    sw london

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  1. i just got my 1st of 4 quotes im waiting for £85 non remote or £145 remote im in sw london
  2. how much did you get yours for
  3. i wasnt asking for you to do for me mate i was just asking what the charge would roughly be as the way your message reads is that youve progamed keys with your software and laptop
  4. been going same place for over 15years he just told me to fill up water bottle as water would dribble out around 3" for a second then stop so to him it looked like it works but just had empty bottle he aint the type of guy whod be an ***** about small little details like an empty water bottle even though i know the problem was worse than what he thought it was
  5. what kind of price are we looking at iantt im sure keys on ebay are £5 so whats cost for cutting and programing
  6. i also only have 1 key so i just send 4 emails to local auto locksmiths for a price ill keep you up to date for london prices to give you an idea of prices
  7. ive had a non working windscreen wash system for 2 years (yes ive been really lazy) never felt i could tackle the issue myself and didnt want to pay £70 to have a mechanic deal with it over the last week ive read up on a thread here where someone had same issue they changed the pump and cleaned the filter ive never worked on any car but after watching youtube videos i felt i could try this so this morning with a few tools i removed the drivers side wheel removed the inner lining removed the washer bottle took the bung/filter off which was gunked up cleaned that and washed bottle out took a chance and put bottle together again filled up with water and tested which to my delight worked a treat so rather than buying a new pump i just put all back in place fitted liner and wheel back filled bottle up with autoglym screen wash this took me an hr and 1/2 got filthy wet but feel good with myself having taken on this task and saving £70 with help and advice from this forum anyone can take most car issues on so id like to say a BIG THANKYOU to everyone who helps and advises on threads where people need help especially when photos or videos get added which helps tremendously
  8. google google i wouldnt bother with that when i can ask the enthusiast on the ford fiesta forum
  9. any fresh info on spec or photos or videos
  10. i must be so slow i just seen that theres a new model fiesta due out later this year ive watched a few videos on youtube boy what a wicked looking car and the interior is great
  11. looking to get a new fiesta 3 door titanium later this year and cant decide between white,deep impact blue and candy red
  12. im probably only doing 5.000 miles a year mostly london driving and the occasional trip on the motorway
  13. im looking into leasing a fiesta and fancy a top spec was looking at the 1.0 ecoboost titanium or the x and the 1.5 diesel titanium econetic or the navigation not sure what the difference in the specs are just wondering if the difference in mpg would sway me rather than the odd gadet
  14. id picked up 2 bulbs after ordering online just got round to fitting today and 1 fitted the other didnt i checked the boxes and the guy had given me differnt code numbers the one that fitted was LLB383 which is priced around £14 the 1 that dont fit is LLB380R priced £2.80 i only paid £5ish for both bulbs but cant understand why the bulb recommended dont fit the bulbs look the same but 1 of the nipples is 1mm out from sloting down the channel of the bulb holder looks like im paying full price for the 2nd bulb i think £14 for a brake light bulb is taking the *****
  15. many thanks guys im gonna go back to euro car parts tomorrow for £5 for 2 bulbs if they dont last then i will get the led lights