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#16 Pord

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Posted 01 September 2014 - 08:25 AM

Thank you gentlemen for some great advice.  How did we ever buy used cars before the advent of t'interweb...?

 

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#17 Ianb

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Posted 01 September 2014 - 08:32 AM

Thank you gentlemen for some great advice. How did we ever buy used cars before the advent of t'interweb...?

George


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Posted 01 September 2014 - 09:53 AM

The 1.6tdci in the mk3 is alright also.



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Posted 01 September 2014 - 12:43 PM

Occasionally a fault can show but very rare.
On a 1.8 it's at the rear of the engine tucked up under the scuttle panel.

where is it on 1.6 tdci very tight engine bay compared to my passat i had

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Posted 01 September 2014 - 10:30 PM

where is it on 1.6 tdci very tight engine bay compared to my passat i had

paul

 

Should find everything you need on here:

http://www.fordowner...-16tdci-engine/



#21 jeebowhite

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Posted 03 September 2014 - 01:31 PM

I bought my first car without the use of the internet. But as I had just passed my test, my dad took me to a local used car lot, we went to the back where we saw the cheapo part ex motors, and I looked, found cheap and just bought it outright. Thought no point looking for the best runner as it will eat my budget, and any issues I can fix myself and learn from it!

 

Second motor was my Fiesta Finesse 54 plate (MK6) decided one day that the head gasket was going on the first car (poor thing fought, won and then died!) so I had to get it swapped quick! pulled into the local Evans Halshaw (other dealerships are available) and just went for a nosey. Found myself a next to brand new 54 plate (3 year old) Fiesta Finesse, with only 9000 on the clock, the car was immaculate, the engine barely run in, and I got it for an absolute steal (yes, even through the dealers!) and I wangled them down on the price even more. Paid about £3.5k for that car, heck I am sure the finance was costing me more than the outright fee of the car.

 

Every car since has been with the abuse of the internet, and damn it makes life easier!



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