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  • Alan_uk's Avatar
    16-03-2017, 12:38 AM
    Sorry to hear about the prang. I too would go for a replacement even it it needed a respray, which is much easier done off the car. Posted a day...
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    15-03-2017, 12:07 AM
    Here's a guide Also 8 pages of discussion here:...
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    10-03-2017, 08:31 PM
    I thought the plan was to guess the mileage as it went from member to member, not while it also takes a holiday ;) touring the country or Europe!!
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    07-03-2017, 12:16 AM
    Alan_uk replied to a thread Today I..... in General
    I have an article by a company called Hothouse (who no longer seem to be in business) about the logics. Here's a bit: The reason for the ramp...
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    28-02-2017, 11:10 PM
    It's not conductive weather to be taking bonnets and engine covers off so maybe this online manual might help. It's a bit clunky website and you get...
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Trowbridge, Wiltshire, United Kingdom
IT, technology, organ music
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Bought an A2
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1.4 TDI (75) - 1422 cc inline 3cyl SOHC (75 PS; 74 bhp)
Crystal Blue (Metallic) - LY7R
Additional Options:
Heated wing mirrors.
Original A2 grill.
Space Saver tyre.
Remap +20% (Stealth)
Higher 5th gear (Skipton)
Monros Reflex dampers + Lesjofor springs x4
73K - 81K
Urban Fuel Consumption:
50-55 mpg (5.5-5 l/km)
Extra-Urban Fuel Consumption:
60-65 mpg (4.7-4.2 l/km)
Combined Fuel Consumption:
55-60 mpg (5-4.7 l/km)
UK Fuel Suppliers:
Fuel Type:
Super diesel


Fuel Consumption for 1.4 TDi 75 SE: <sorry deleted - will try to reinstate>
Mostly A(T), A or B roads.
Was 62.5 mpg with Pilot Primacy Michelins 185/50/16 18V
Then 58 mpg with Pirrelli P6000 Powergy but they are much quieter.
Next 62 mpg after 5th gear change to 0.65 (Skipton) & remap of +20 bhp (Stealth) on a 4,000 mile European trip.
Now Toyo Proxes T1R - also quiet.
Changed matt black slatted grill for the glossy black smooth grill.


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