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  1. majority of places seem to sell the mech without the motor at around the same price as the mister auto one! £155 from euro's with the discount code! if your motor is ok just by the mech and swap it over
  2. yep the more experienced drivers you add the better it gets, even adding the wife to the daughters lupo insurance with her three points dropped the price! eldests first car was a 1.2 fox, she loved it, so much so that it now lives with me, awaiting a clean up, a set of brake pads and them its off on ebay it goes to a new owner only issues we have had are disc's and pads, front flexi pipe, boot lock motor and the power steering motor in 4 years of ownership, not bad going considering its age and that it gets used everyday
  3. will do when I look up the part on the vw parts site it says discontinued and an updated part is available, still 5 wire but the additional part is missing from the plug! its also a damn site cheaper! not sure wether to try it and see how it goes?
  4. engine check light is on and these are the faults 3 Faults Found: 17589 - Linear O2 Sensor; Reference Voltage P1181 - 35-10 - Open Circuit - Intermittent 17604 - Oxygen (Lambda) Sensor Heater Circuit: B1 S1 P1196 - 35-00 - Electrical Malfunction 17586 - Linear O2 Sensor; Pump Current P1178 - 35-10 - Open Circuit - Intermittent Readiness: 0010 0101 looking for a O2 sensor, its for a 1.4 AUA engine, at present it has a sensor with a large plug on it and an additional sensor plugged into the sensor plug, am i right in thinking that this the correct part? and replacing this sensor will clear all three faults? https://www.eurocarparts.com/p/ngk-lambda-sensor-710443985
  5. ?spike?

    not mine

    My daughter has just bought a 1.4 16v lupo, just spent the day getting the manual mirror adjusters working, they now move freely in all directions via the knob and fitting a remote locking kit, thanks to Skezza who's how to made it a much easier job, only made harder by me who decided to fit the control box in the center console behind the heated rear screen switch, all soldered, taped joints and cloth taped wrapped cabling, well I had the cloth tape left over from another job so it seemed rude not to use it think there are few other mods/fixes that I'm going to be doing before she goes back to uni in it, thinking about replacing the interior light with one from a vw eos, it will give switchable lights for both sides and the led comfort lighting above the dash like the W8 upgrade but a lot cheaper! along with led lighting in the footwells linked to the interior lighting it presently has a double din android head unit, which the plan is to replace with an apple play unit, at present there is a gap of around 2mm at the top of the cage, am I right in thinking that the hole in the dash isnt double din and I need another cage, filler before I fit the new double din head unit?
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