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skyman114

Member Since 25 Jul 2009
Offline Last Active Apr 18 2014 09:13 PM
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In Topic: Choosing Tyres

01 September 2013 - 09:18 PM

Been a while since i last visited this post>

Back in 2010 got two Black and rounds from Black circles . com can`t remember the make but they did for around 30k miles :( At around £180 fitted.

 

Got two SAVA tyres recently, so far so good. £130 ish fitted

will need another two for the other end so SAVA s again i think.


In Topic: Buy A 1.4Tdci??

01 July 2013 - 11:18 AM


 

Had my 1.4TDci for 4 years now. Had a few issues with it most notably the injector seals. These were replaced under warranty so cost me
"nothing".



I now use the car for Business and regularly carry ladders on a roof rack.


 

I still return around mid 40`s on MPG with mixed driving this includes central London.

 

 

The plus points>

£30 Road Tax

Cheap insurance

Good MPG

Cheap to service at main dealer (Keeps the stamps going) or diy

Small size

great carrying capacity

 

The negatives.

Tyre prices (16 inch Alloys) (15s are cheaper)

Every screw and bolt is Torx

The engine bay is cramped (the starter motor is a ****** to replace)

No dedicated Haynes Manual

 

Would i buy another one .... YES!