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by davidw
Mon Feb 12, 2018 7:47 am
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: Cleaning metal window trim
Replies: 1
Views: 236

Re: Cleaning metal window trim

I've found what I use to clean my windows works well. Or the meguiars mirror shine quick detailer.
by davidw
Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:50 pm
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: What other cars did you consider?
Replies: 40
Views: 2172

Re: What other cars did you consider?

I quite fancey a Volvo V40. Anybody an experience of these? I test drove a D2 and also drove my managers automatic D3. I was disappointed by them. Although they had done a slight face lift the interior was very dull and very dated. The new V40 doesn't even look like a V40. The auto gearbox was shit...
by davidw
Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:11 pm
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: Hydraulic bonnet lifters
Replies: 47
Views: 2833

Re: Hydraulic bonnet lifters

I've requested to join.
by davidw
Mon Jan 29, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: Hydraulic bonnet lifters
Replies: 47
Views: 2833

Re: Hydraulic bonnet lifters

Yeah, is it from a group? If so, that will be why.
by davidw
Mon Jan 29, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: Hydraulic bonnet lifters
Replies: 47
Views: 2833

Re: Hydraulic bonnet lifters

Link isn't working for it?
by davidw
Sat Jan 27, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: What other cars did you consider?
Replies: 40
Views: 2172

Re: What other cars did you consider?

I tried the V40 - Sales person was a dick. Focus (125bhp and 150bhp) - Found they weren't as fun as the reviews lead on to, and pulling out of a junction seemed to be difficult. Golf - I liked the drive however engine choices were too small without going and spending an extra £10K and I found the de...
by davidw
Wed Jan 24, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: Garage can't use owner supplied Engine Oil due to Insurance reason?
Replies: 21
Views: 1242

Re: Garage can't use owner supplied Engine Oil due to Insurance reason?

cooldad wrote:
Wed Jan 24, 2018 4:20 pm
Incidentally, I've never heard of this insurance excuse from Halford's. Do you know what they were going to put in themselves?
Probably stuff they'd harvested from an old Tranist round the corner.
by davidw
Fri Jan 12, 2018 11:38 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: Astra K 1.6T on Grand Tour
Replies: 22
Views: 1380

Re: Astra K 1.6T on Grand Tour

If you press the button the TCS will turn off. Hold it and ESC and TCS turn off.
by davidw
Wed Jan 10, 2018 11:11 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: Astra K 1.6T on Grand Tour
Replies: 22
Views: 1380

Re: Astra K 1.6T on Grand Tour

Just on the normal diff unfortunately.
by davidw
Tue Jan 09, 2018 1:09 pm
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: Breaking news
Replies: 9
Views: 1055

Re: Breaking news

Although PSA said no jobs would be cut, what do you expect when sales are down? The factory is staying open which is staying true to their word but they aren't going to keep people on if it's costing them more money than what is being returned. On the plus side, I did hear about a new Astra coming i...

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