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Member Since 27 Aug 2013
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In Topic: Accelerator Lacking Progression

18 September 2014 - 09:43 AM

Yeah the car revs over 3000rpm perfectly fine. On the motorway the car also appears to be fine to the point where I've barely got my foot on the accelerator to maintain let's say 70mph or so, but just seems like it's a little slow in picking up the speed compared to 12,500 miles ago.

In Topic: Cambelt Change Prices And Advice

30 July 2014 - 06:06 PM

I made an enquiry about the same thing not so long ago, and was quoted £418 from a main Ford dealer to replace the timing belt and its pulleys, waterpump, crankshaft main seal and labour to fit. 

Not bad considering it was main dealer.

In Topic: Mk2 1.6 Tdci Stalling

30 July 2014 - 12:48 PM

I'm not a car technician but the fluctuations in revs could be caused by the engine anti-stall, .e.g. notice how the revs dip and then suddenly shoot back up again as if the engine has detected a near stall situation and has fuelled to compensate.

And those list of faults is quite lengthy :(


In Topic: Incompetent...

24 July 2014 - 07:10 PM

Do I use the Sugru on the part of the tailgate where the screws have penetrated it? If I'm going to remount the number plates to the factory fit mounts then I'm going to have to buy new plates again, because the new plates have been drilled and attached in the same place as the old ones. 

In Topic: Focus Mk3 (2011)

07 July 2014 - 08:42 PM

Thanks for the response, I've decided to up the budget and go for something newer. I have seen a few 13 plate Titanium's with only 9000 miles on the clock, so going to be looking at them and see whether I want to stretch to a Titanium X. 


My concern with the X is the following:


Xenon headlamps and when they fail will be expensive

Driver assistance pack is quite frankly a waste of time and money for me, I don't need a car to tell me that I'm drifting across a lane and if there's anything in my blind spot...
Can't remember the other extra's that weren't worth the upgrade!

I'm not saying no to an X, but I'll have to see what the dealer pulls out of the hat first...