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  1. Missed the notification for this, yeah it's heavy and slow in comparison to almost every hot hatch out there now, though at the time, it was a decent machine, and the noise, one of the best. one day i'll have another, perhaps even a gti..
  2. Cheers man, yeah i've still got the Mk1, though it needs a bit of work to get it back to the condition it was in that photo in 2004. Originally i was looking to get a Lupo GTI though settled on an R32 instead lol. I'll get another Lupo one day!
  3. One of the biggest regrets in my life was selling Eric on, it's just one of those things that had to be done at the time though. I am however, so happy that it's had a great life as race car, so please do carry on updating this thread, Erics life story as it were.. He's still on my desktop even after all these years! Cheers Pete
  4. Ah well mines close to 95k so might explain the problems. Will have a look though where the plug plugs in as this morning it suffered with 2 cylinders and I unplugged and plugged in the connector on the side of the block and it was fine. Source of problem might be in sight.
  5. My tdi has started this recently. Started off as a small intermittent misfire then dropped a cylinder a few weeks ago, turned it off for a minute or so then it ran fine for the remainder of that journey. Every now and then it's hesitant and hunts around usually while feathering the throttle due to traffic. Today though pretty much as soon as I switched it on it dropped a cylinder. Regardless of switching it off for a little while. So my journey home was crappy? 27mpg too for 15 miles. No error codes on my scangauge either. I'll check out the connectors at the weekend when I get a chance. Checked out things when I got home but it was fine! Annoying. Anyway I'll try what's been said here so far. Pete.
  6. Hi folks, advertising this on behalf of my sister as she's off abroad now so the car has to be sold. I can vouch that the car is a true and straight drive, low mileage for the age. Silver Mk4 2.0 litre Golf GTI. New front discs and pads in April. Tax until end of September, MOT til early October. Slight dent in nearside front wheel arch - cosmetic work only. Nearside wing mirror knocked into when parked thus electrics faulty. Original tape deck will be put back in before sale. Location: Northwich Price: £2000 Contact (my dad) Deon on zwanie@talktalk.net or 07746800791 Thanks for looking. Pete
  7. A blokey brought some sweets back from Spain and they had small inscriptions inside, like Christmas crackers. Did a translate though google though it's a little rubbish. See what you make. Cheers Wrapper no. 1 Aragon esta de fiesta y canta con buena voz su jota al senor san jorge, nuestro glorioso patron. Tu mira el mapa de espana y busca su corazon: arriba, en el lado izquierdo, encontraras aragon Wrapper no. 2 La mujer que lleva pantalones y fumar su marido la deja, es un marido de oveja. Wrapper no. 3 La mujer que bulle mucho no puede gustar a nadie; las perlas hay que buscarlas en el fondo de los mares!
  8. An onlooker watching the carnage in Peckham this evening. DSC08059 by Tallika_Fan, on Flickr
  9. Thought i'd share my sights from earlier today with the folks on the forum. Hopefully no body was caught up in this and the other carnage across the city. I heard that Peckham was rumoured to be the next site of the rioting in london earlier today. I currently live near to Peckham so this had me worried. Whilst i was walking back from work i witnessed about 6 or 7 riot vans heading toward Elephant and Castle to make their way toward Peckham, didn't have my camera out then though closer to my destination there was a lone van. A lone dog van DSC08020 by Tallika_Fan, on Flickr Got changed quickly and swapped for the 70-300 so i could get a better view of any action then headed to where i thought things were happening. 10 minutes on the bike, it's all here. Below are a few photos from the set, which is located here: Peckham Riot August 8th 2011 A crowd of people near to Peckham Library DSC08028 by Tallika_Fan, on Flickr A wall of riot police stationed in Peckham DSC08036 by Tallika_Fan, on Flickr A group of hooded youths. DSC08037 by Tallika_Fan, on Flickr Debris attempting to block the road DSC08039 by Tallika_Fan, on Flickr A stream of riot vans with a bus on fire in the background. DSC08042 by Tallika_Fan, on Flickr People attempting to turn around away from the bus DSC08047 by Tallika_Fan, on Flickr A closer image of the bus. DSC08052 by Tallika_Fan, on Flickr A hooded and masked youth ready for violence. DSC08056 by Tallika_Fan, on Flickr A lucky escape for the driver of the lorry, youths had his door open trying to get in before he managed close it and turn around. DSC08062 by Tallika_Fan, on Flickr On another road buses were trying to turn around. DSC08069 by Tallika_Fan, on Flickr A makeshift road blockage set to cause mayhem for innocent motorists. DSC08072 by Tallika_Fan, on Flickr
  10. Not sold yet. Sorry, no can do on the carpets I'm afraid as I don't have the time due to work commitments. Thanks. Pete
  11. Sorry Mitch, needs to be a bit closer to the £2k mark. Its a bargain at that price to be honest.
  12. Another price reduction folks. The car needs to go. So £2,000 ono and it's yours. Cheers
  13. Hi can you tell me when it had a cam belt please. Also where is the car located? Thanks. Pete
  14. Yeah on the 26th June the price was reduced to £3000. The most recent reduction on the 9th of July was just a notification as in the original advert it states the price at £2,350. This is the new reduced price. I have edited the post to save confusion.
  15. Not a lupo though the space you have left is still bigger than a lupo boot!
  16. Another price reduction people, car needs to go. £2,350 Thanks **reason for edit, price added to most recent reduction notification**
  17. The car is located in Northwich/ Cheshire. Cheers Pete
  18. Really good to hear that this hasn't put a shop on things. Just a big hiccup. Can't wait to see what he puts out now with all his new shiny bits. Cheers Dave. Pete
  19. Sorry Mitch the car has to go I'm afraid. Cheers.
  20. Make: SEAT Model: Arosa Year: 2002 MOT: 06/2012 TAX: 07/2011 Engine size: 1.4 Fuel type: Turbo Diesel Description including modifications: * 90,000 miles (will increase) * Manual * AQUA BLUE MICA * Diesel * 3 Door Hatchback * 1422 cc * MOT 06/2012 * Cheap tax £30 (31/07/2011) * Insurance Group:4E Modifications other than standard: Front and rear aftermarket aero wipers Twin instrument binnicle from a Lupo. Light and heater controls from a Lupo. Soft close grab handles. Red rear light clusters instead of Arosa ones, wired up for twin reverse and fog lights. Head rests from a Lupo. Side carpets in the boot. 1W LED sidelights 90% brighter OSRAM nightbreaker headlight bulbs Panasonic MP3 cd player, with removable front. There is an auxiliary cable to connect an mp3 player. The car is wired ready for an amp and sub to fit in the boot (power and audio) The usual description: 2 previous owners. Height adjustable drivers seat, Remote central locking, Drivers airbag, Trip computer, Folding rear seats, Steering wheel rake adjustment, Front electric windows, Alloy wheels, Immobiliser, Body coloured bumpers, Isofix child seat anchor points, PAS, Front head restraints. Insurance Group:4E A superb SEAT Diesel 1.4 TDI Arosa S, full SEAT service history prior to me owning the car, i've serviced it with genuine VAG parts and logged when and for what any work has been done. Drives fantastic, lots of torque, 60 MPG+ is easily achievable. I can get almost 400 miles to a tank which i think is good for a car this size. The car is located in Northwich/ Cheshire. Please contact me by email/pm or on 07746146311 to arrange a viewing. tallika_fan at yahoo dot com Price: £2,000 Thanks for looking. Pete Images: I will get some more recent photos uploaded soon, here are a couple for now. The car hasn't changed cosmetically since this photo was taken. Rear lights Boot carpet
  21. I really like this photo! Cheers.
  22. The 'bodies look well cool!! Like them very much! Andy, you have actually had apart to play in this car....not so much the giving, though more like the taking of...the gearbox. way back when. seems like forever ago now. Keep up the good work Dave. Cheers
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