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Offline speedy mazda

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Re: 18 months in 1.6 petrol Takuya
« Reply #15 on: June 28, 2016, 04:30:33 PM »
well I was lucky the stone or flint had just made little hole on inside so a patch plug curred it £18 was better than another £90.

Offline StevenRB45

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Re: 18 months in 1.6 petrol Takuya
« Reply #16 on: June 29, 2016, 12:19:56 PM »
Well I've just discovered a nail in the Michelin's on the ds3 if it's not repairable that'll be the 4th pilot exalto we've lost on that car in 8000 miles.. so it's not just a Goodyear problem.

Anyway back to the 3 which continues to amaze...all I can see is my brakes and tyres must always have been marginal to poor as every time I turn onto a back road I've not travelled since the change over I'm surprised all over again. Torque steer has gone, tramlining has gone, braking is not only is improved by new discs and pads but it no longer pulls the wheel with the cambers. Rather kicking myself for not doing it sooner...


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Re: 18 months in 1.6 petrol Takuya
« Reply #17 on: August 05, 2017, 12:50:51 AM »
Still not got a Goodyear puncture *touch wood*.


However bent a wheel, broke a drop link and a tie rod all on the same corner...

I hate pot holes, but the wheel is hardly bent (bead where the tyre sits is a little out) and the rest of the damage was fixed for 70 odd quid.
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Re: 18 months in 1.6 petrol Takuya
« Reply #17 on: August 05, 2017, 12:50:51 AM »