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by SRGTD
Sat Feb 27, 2021 11:10 am
Forum: MK8 and MK9 (6R/6C) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2009-2017
Topic: What's do people think of mud-flaps?
Replies: 4
Views: 95

Re: What's do people think of mud-flaps?

Mud flaps is one of those car-related topics that can divide opinion - like DSG v’s manual transmission, leather v’s cloth upholstery, petrol v’s diesel (there will be others too). I was a firm believer of mud flaps for many years and had the car manufacturers version fitted to all the cars I owned ...
by SRGTD
Fri Feb 26, 2021 5:17 pm
Forum: MK10 (AW) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2018 onwards
Topic: Base Model Alloy Wheels Upgrade
Replies: 8
Views: 236

Re: Base Model Alloy Wheels Upgrade

Andy Beats wrote: Fri Feb 26, 2021 5:09 pm I think we can all agree wheels make or break a car though.
Nothing worse than seeing an otherwise nice car teetering around on teeny wheels.
Absolutely! 👍
by SRGTD
Fri Feb 26, 2021 4:52 pm
Forum: MK10 (AW) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2018 onwards
Topic: Base Model Alloy Wheels Upgrade
Replies: 8
Views: 236

Re: Base Model Alloy Wheels Upgrade

There’ll always be differing views on a subject such as this and on other car-related topics (e.g. DSG v’s manual, ICE v’s Electric, premium unleaded v’s standard unleaded, leather v’s cloth upholstery, one tyre brand v’s another tyre brand) which is a good thing IMO, and if we all liked the same th...
by SRGTD
Fri Feb 26, 2021 2:36 pm
Forum: MK10 (AW) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2018 onwards
Topic: Base Model Alloy Wheels Upgrade
Replies: 8
Views: 236

Re: Base Model Alloy Wheels Upgrade

@6666; I’m not aware of any dedicated VW alloy wheel retailers. You can always order OEM alloys for your local VW dealer’s parts department, but genuine VW alloys aren’t cheap! 17” alloys with 205 section tyres will fit your car without any issues. With the lower profile tyres that you’ll need compa...
by SRGTD
Mon Feb 22, 2021 9:00 am
Forum: MK8 and MK9 (6R/6C) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2009-2017
Topic: Number plate lights
Replies: 4
Views: 171

Re: Number plate lights

Looking to see if anyone can link me some w5w led lamps. That are canbus error free without fitting in line resistors? Dont fancy messing about with them. Tried a couple led lamps but threw up error codes. Want to get good leds on that part do the car as I'm planning to get some 3d gel plates. The ...
by SRGTD
Thu Feb 18, 2021 5:32 pm
Forum: MK10 (AW) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2018 onwards
Topic: Minor Rear End Bump grrrrrrrrrr
Replies: 18
Views: 975

Re: Minor Rear End Bump grrrrrrrrrr

@Boxerboy; good to hear you’ve got your car back and it’s looking as good as new. 👍
by SRGTD
Thu Feb 18, 2021 4:43 pm
Forum: MK10 (AW) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2018 onwards
Topic: Rear brake noise on reverse
Replies: 38
Views: 2470

Re: Rear brake noise on reverse

Maybe VW have been reading this forum to find a solution to the noisy brakes issue 😀 - post by RUM4MO below is from the ‘ Rear brake noise on reverse ’ discussion thread; Re: Rear brake noise on reverse Post by RUM4MO » Thu Dec 31, 2020 10:37 am ‘I'd think that the only retro fit action on cars afte...
by SRGTD
Thu Feb 18, 2021 10:15 am
Forum: MK10 (AW) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2018 onwards
Topic: Rear brake noise on reverse
Replies: 38
Views: 2470

Re: Rear brake noise on reverse

Hi All Here in South Africa the following part number were fitted to address the noise. So far 2 weeks and no noise according to the owner. V2Q0615413 VWHT010011 I will try and get a picture of the parts. Regards Interesting, neither comes up in a google search. You usually get some hits, no matter...
by SRGTD
Wed Feb 17, 2021 2:59 pm
Forum: MK10 (AW) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2018 onwards
Topic: Clock keeps resetting 2020 Gti
Replies: 10
Views: 487

Re: Clock keeps resetting 2020 Gti

No rattles in my GTi+ yet after 5.5 months of ownership; also on 18” wheels. I agree with @MarkoM though - the quality of my previous (Spanish built) Polo GTI seemed better than that of my current South African built car.
by SRGTD
Mon Feb 15, 2021 3:15 pm
Forum: MK10 (AW) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2018 onwards
Topic: SEL 1.0 TSI 95PS or 110PS?
Replies: 41
Views: 1627

Re: SEL 1.0 TSI 95PS or 110PS?

Didn't get a spare wheel tho! Thought they came as standard? Oh I wonder if you no longer get a spare wheel then Lee, it's not listed on the spec list now, my year old SEL came with the spare wheel as standard. My 5.5 month old GTI+ also came with a space saver spare. Looking at the latest price li...
by SRGTD
Sat Feb 13, 2021 10:27 am
Forum: MK8 and MK9 (6R/6C) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2009-2017
Topic: How much were the extras?
Replies: 12
Views: 505

Re: How much were the extras?

Your write up SRGTD of diamond cut alloys is spot on. I too wish manufacturers would go for robust rather than bling. Unless you live in a dry, warm and salt free climate then diamond cut alloys are an expensive problem. My wife's BMW i3 has Type 428 turbine diamond cut alloys. I could see white wo...
by SRGTD
Fri Feb 12, 2021 5:59 pm
Forum: MK10 (AW) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2018 onwards
Topic: Water ingress/condensation problems
Replies: 16
Views: 832

Re: Water ingress/condensation problems

My polo interior has now been stripped and water tested to see where the leak is coming from, they have found that one of the rubber grommets is allowing water to pass through. They have dried out the interior and said the insulation is perfectly fine. I have just received a phone call from them an...
by SRGTD
Fri Feb 12, 2021 8:49 am
Forum: MK8 and MK9 (6R/6C) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2009-2017
Topic: How much were the extras?
Replies: 12
Views: 505

Re: How much were the extras?

They still run 5x100 :roll: Yes, the current model Polo (the AW) has a PCD of 5x100, whereas the majority of VW’s are 5x112, so alloys from, say, the Golf don’t fit the Polo. I would have kept the Motorsport alloys I had on my last car and fitted them to my current car. However, the front axle weig...
by SRGTD
Thu Feb 11, 2021 10:49 pm
Forum: MK8 and MK9 (6R/6C) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2009-2017
Topic: How much were the extras?
Replies: 12
Views: 505

Re: How much were the extras?

Your 100% right the standard wheels are a pig to clean properly 🤯 takes me longer to clean wheels and arches than all the shiny bits. The winter pack is one of the options I wish I had spec’d as I’ve got two blanks in the dash Ironically, even though the Serron’s were easy to clean, I swapped them ...
by SRGTD
Wed Feb 10, 2021 8:00 pm
Forum: MK8 and MK9 (6R/6C) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2009-2017
Topic: How much were the extras?
Replies: 12
Views: 505

Re: How much were the extras?

The serron alloys were an option I couldn’t see worth it personally, they are 7’ wide where as the standard wheel is 7.5’ wide ? Looks wise every one has their own opinions I guess that’s why there was a Choice Heated front seats was indeed a part of the winter pack I believe with heated washer jet...