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by Willni
Tue Sep 18, 2018 9:53 pm
Forum: MK10 (AW) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2018 onwards
Topic: How you remove racing stripes?
Replies: 3
Views: 87

Re: How you remove racing stripes?

To start I'm going to say if you aren't comfortable doing this work then don't as decals and PPF can take the lacquer off the paint, through improper removal Here's the best video you'll find on removing PPF and Decals, and Larry will explain all the risks involved https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6p...
by Willni
Tue Sep 18, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: MK7 (9N3) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2006-2008
Topic: P0171 Fuel Trim too Lean
Replies: 14
Views: 936

Re: P0171 Fuel Trim too Lean

Yep same as iichel, makes sense. Should be alright to get a used one if you want to avoid paying for a new one.
by Willni
Tue Sep 18, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: MK8 and MK9 (6R/6C) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2009-2017
Topic: TomTom solution
Replies: 3
Views: 122

Re: TomTom solution

I run tomtom on my phone all the time - their traffic data is much more accurate than google's. but, tomtom will die within the next few years unless they can get it onto Android Auto or CarPlay. Too many people won't look further than what's already in the car. Should try Waze if you're not happy ...
by Willni
Sun Sep 16, 2018 10:38 am
Forum: MK10 (AW) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2018 onwards
Topic: Launch Control limits and 620Mile run in questoins
Replies: 4
Views: 278

Re: Launch Control limits and 620Mile run in questoins

In the old 2002 days, the only cars that had launch control were Supercars and special edition BMW's etc which destroyed the clutch after 3 launches due to the power. In 2006-8 Golf's DSG golf's got the launch control after a hidden sequence again. Baring that in mind and advances in engineering, th...
by Willni
Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: MK8 and MK9 (6R/6C) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2009-2017
Topic: GTI 6c Diamond Cutting
Replies: 3
Views: 157

Re: GTI 6c Diamond Cutting

Just had a set of 17" Merc Alloys done ( full face is diamond cut like the mk5 golf monza's ) for £380 but that's due to the amount I use them try £475 for a set of 4. My chosen Wheel refurb place in England is Pristine Alloys, at the end of the day it's all about quality. Do it once, do it right. A...
by Willni
Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: MK8 and MK9 (6R/6C) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2009-2017
Topic: Polo 6R 1.4 N/A Petrol - Waterpump and timing belt
Replies: 1
Views: 43

Polo 6R 1.4 N/A Petrol - Waterpump and timing belt

Anyone got the part numbers for a 2014 Polo 6R 1.4 N/A Petrol - Waterpump and timing belt?
by Willni
Thu Aug 23, 2018 8:36 am
Forum: MK8 and MK9 (6R/6C) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2009-2017
Topic: What tyres?
Replies: 7
Views: 569

Re: What tyres?

'' Don't be tempted to go for wider tyres, unless you're willing for more roadnoise to be conveyed up into the chassis, and hence into the cabin. Leave wider wheels and tyres to the boy racers. For myself, it was a matter of deciding whether I really wanted to end up with a set of nearly-new spare ...
by Willni
Wed Aug 22, 2018 9:47 am
Forum: MK10 (AW) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2018 onwards
Topic: Wiper judder poll
Replies: 29
Views: 1154

Re: Wiper judder poll

Robint wrote:
Wed Aug 22, 2018 7:50 am
I take your point but I have had this issue from day one on collecting my car and the dealers should be correcting it
Maybe so but personally £5 and 2 minutes of my time is easier and more cost effective than continuous arguing with VW over £20 Window Wipers.
by Willni
Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:36 pm
Forum: MK10 (AW) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2018 onwards
Topic: Wiper judder poll
Replies: 29
Views: 1154

Re: Wiper judder poll

For everyone getting wiper judder Please note as a Part-Time Professional Detailer, from my experience wiper judder can be negated by taking the coating used on the windscreen and applying it to the wiper blades. Therefore I'd recommend getting your dealer to do this versus getting new blades, prim...
by Willni
Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: MK8 and MK9 (6R/6C) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2009-2017
Topic: What tyres?
Replies: 7
Views: 569

Re: What tyres?

Depends what you're after, but if you're after the best try using http://www.tyrereviews.co.uk/ to find the best for your size :) I run Continental Premium Contact 6 but I have 17inch aftermarket BBS. The best for your size is Michelin CrossClimate Plus according to testing, that is if you're only a...
by Willni
Tue Aug 21, 2018 2:14 pm
Forum: MK10 (AW) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2018 onwards
Topic: What did you and your Polo do today?
Replies: 51
Views: 7731

Re: What did you and your Polo do today?

Picked up my new polo last thurs so far enjoying it! With the Apple Car Play being pretty good. Unfortunately I’ve got the wiper judder problem but I will just get the Bosch aero twins I think. Gave it its 1st long drive on Sunday night 200 miles. Seemed to handle it fairly well but a little sluggi...
by Willni
Sat Aug 18, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: MK8 and MK9 (6R/6C) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2009-2017
Topic: Valeo or OE?
Replies: 4
Views: 144

Re: Valeo or OE?

The quality is based off the quality of the internals, Valeo make the halogens for the polo and I think Hella tend make the xenon / leds, both good brands regardless. However you've purchased a chinese copy which won't perform as well as the Valeo they're virtually the same price so might as get the...
by Willni
Sat Aug 18, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: MK10 (AW) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2018 onwards
Topic: Crash
Replies: 18
Views: 1147

Re: Crash

This ^^. Also take a pal with you not necessarily a car 'expert' but anyone, 4 eyes being better than 2, + a torch to check paint matching and don't accept the car back unless 110% happy. No reason why it shouldn't be perfectly ok if repaired properly, though I know where the OP is coming fron re: ...
by Willni
Wed Aug 15, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: MK10 (AW) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2018 onwards
Topic: Boot Luggage Nets
Replies: 4
Views: 229

Re: Boot Luggage Nets

An OEM one is the best one you'll get for the price ( about £50-60), other than that Weathertech are next best but they're £84.
by Willni
Sun Aug 12, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: Chassis
Topic: Winter Tyres guide
Replies: 3
Views: 235

Re: Winter Tyres guide

Winter tyres have saved me from a few accidents as well, and have actually embarrassed some cars with 4wd and summer tyres on them when the little polo gets up the hill and they don't :D Some of the best money you can spend is on winter tyres