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by Willni
Mon Mar 18, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: MK8 and MK9 (6R/6C) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2009-2017
Topic: Dry Dipstick - How much Oil do you get through?
Replies: 27
Views: 950

Re: Dry Dipstick - How much Oil do you get through?

Excellent, I’m glad a very small attempt at humour does not cause offence! Edit:- I am still struggling to understand why that battery got upset/finished off by that possibly first long run. Nine years old yes, but I would have thought that it’s previous use would have reduced its effective capacit...
by Willni
Sun Mar 10, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: MK8 and MK9 (6R/6C) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2009-2017
Topic: Dry Dipstick - How much Oil do you get through?
Replies: 27
Views: 950

Re: Dry Dipstick - How much Oil do you get through?

I have a 1.4 and I've never had to top up with oil in my 5 years of ownership ( obviously serviced ) top up slowly and overfilled can do just as much damage.
by Willni
Sun Mar 03, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: I used to own a Polo, but now I own a...
Topic: ciclo. Wife's Golf MK7.5 Ready2Go 1.0 TSI 6MT 200Nm/l 115HP
Replies: 50
Views: 6113

Re: ciclo. Wife's Golf MK7.5 Ready2Go 1.0 TSI 6MT 200Nm/l 115HP

Mk7.5 golfs are a lovely driving car and well built, I had a 1.5 TSI for a week and handed back to get a GTD, because I knew I'd spend more on retrofitting than the price difference lol. Goodluck in the tests!
by Willni
Sun Mar 03, 2019 7:59 am
Forum: MK8 and MK9 (6R/6C) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2009-2017
Topic: Speaker Upgrades
Replies: 10
Views: 2241

Re: Speaker Upgrades

Newbie here, sorry if this has been asked before. My wife has -13 diesel powered Polo, which I use regularly too. As I have a used Focal 2-way set already collecting dust in my garage, naturally I started thinking of mounting those in Her Polo... The picture above here, where the tweeter is mounted...
by Willni
Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:29 am
Forum: MK10 (AW) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2018 onwards
Topic: Album art to the foreground
Replies: 52
Views: 1842

Re: Album art to the foreground

You will be kissing your drivetrain warranty goodbye with a tune or chip, but from an insurance point of view As long as they're aware and adjust your premium according to your perceived additional risk, you'll have no worries with your coverage if you do have a smash. I have the Nav built in, but ...
by Willni
Sat Feb 09, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: MK10 (AW) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2018 onwards
Topic: Album art to the foreground
Replies: 52
Views: 1842

Re: Album art to the foreground

You will be kissing your drivetrain warranty goodbye with a tune or chip, but from an insurance point of view As long as they're aware and adjust your premium according to your perceived additional risk, you'll have no worries with your coverage if you do have a smash. I have the Nav built in, but ...
by Willni
Sun Feb 03, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: I used to own a Polo, but now I own a...
Topic: Polo 6R to Mk7.5 Tsi Evo R-Line
Replies: 4
Views: 769

Re: Polo 6R to Mk7.5 Tsi Evo R-Line

Have you given it a thorough test drive? If you have and you’re happy with it then no problem. I’d test low speed stop/start driving in particular as the ‘kangarooing’ issue shows up most then. Perhaps get the dealer to give you a written guarantee that if the issue occurs you can reject the car fo...
by Willni
Fri Feb 01, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: I used to own a Polo, but now I own a...
Topic: Polo 6R to Mk7.5 Tsi Evo R-Line
Replies: 4
Views: 769

Re: Polo 6R to Mk7.5 Tsi Evo R-Line

VW have recently admitted there’s an issue with the 1.5 Evo engine in case you’re not aware. Hopefully a software fix is on the way. https://www.honestjohn.co.uk/news/owning-1/2019-01/volkswagen-acknowledges-problem-with-15-tsi-evo-engine/ Great news when I'd been googling the problems and then the...
by Willni
Thu Jan 31, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: I used to own a Polo, but now I own a...
Topic: Polo 6R to Mk7.5 Tsi Evo R-Line
Replies: 4
Views: 769

Polo 6R to Mk7.5 Tsi Evo R-Line

Well that's my time as a polo owner over, 2014 Polo from 30 miles up up 47,000 miles, the car is leaving my possession in a better condition than I got it. Now it's time for life with my Ex-demo Mk7.5 Golf R-line Evo Tsi 150bhp, which will also be getting modified in a similar OEM+ fashion. Still ha...
by Willni
Mon Jan 21, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: MK8 and MK9 (6R/6C) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2009-2017
Topic: Cam belt or Cam chain?
Replies: 17
Views: 17329

Re: Cam belt or Cam chain?

So what's the general consensus on when to change these belts / chains I've a 2014 (64) 1.4 petrol (83bhp), and now sure if it needs done 46,000 miles atm.
by Willni
Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: MK10 (AW) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2018 onwards
Topic: ROGUE VALETER
Replies: 18
Views: 1349

Re: ROGUE VALETER

Firstly we can all see the funny side of this, but it's more a joke between friends and not for customers, let alone their belongings. I clean cars myself and would never dream of doing that to someone else's property no matter the make or model or age. But reading through your local dealership has ...
by Willni
Fri Dec 21, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: MK8 and MK9 (6R/6C) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2009-2017
Topic: Best place to get Dunlop sp sportmaxx tyres for my 2015 BlueGT
Replies: 6
Views: 492

Re: Best place to get Dunlop sp sportmaxx tyres for my 2015 BlueGT

Wouldn't opt for SP sportmaxx tbh, I've had them and found them alright (Great in bone dry weather, but any sort or moisture and they're average) but will be going back to Continental or Michelins.
by Willni
Wed Nov 28, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: MK8 and MK9 (6R/6C) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2009-2017
Topic: Interior Clicking Sound
Replies: 5
Views: 489

Re: Interior Clicking Sound

Maybe it's a land dolphin
by Willni
Fri Nov 23, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: MK8 and MK9 (6R/6C) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2009-2017
Topic: Honest thoughts on the 6C GTi
Replies: 5
Views: 505

Honest thoughts on the 6C GTi

Evening all, I'm considering changing my car from my 1.4 Polo 6R as I fancy a bit more power. So naturally I considered the mk7 Golf GTI pp which was disappointing and boring, so I'm now considering another polo but this time the lovely 6C GTi and was wondering what everyones thoughts are on them? A...
by Willni
Fri Nov 23, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: MK8 and MK9 (6R/6C) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2009-2017
Topic: Paint protection
Replies: 8
Views: 661

Re: Paint protection

Your Local Detailer should advise you that you shouldn't use shampoos containing wax on your Gyeon (very good stuff, you'll love it). Although my question is why use waterless wash? I tried it once, but threw it out after one panel as it scratched it. I hadn't realised I was to avoid shampoos with ...