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SootySport

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SootySport last won the day on January 10 2017

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About SootySport

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    Grandad inside
  • Birthday 28/11/1951

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  • Car Details
    1998 SEIW XE & A3 Sline TFSI Quattro.
  • My Location
    Thundersley
  1. Starting at the Bottom of Westfield ownership 11 months ago

    You're not at the Bottom of Westfield ownership, your at the Top, Smashing job mate!
  2. Toyo R1R - which size?

    As said, 195 tyres are fine. R1rs are not generally available in the U.K. Due to their non Green credentials. Have a look on EBay and the German retailer Oponeo, you'll find them somewhere.
  3. Weber set up

    Might be a good idea to strip down the carbs and give them a thorough clean, then rebuild with a service kit from Eurocarbs.
  4. Essex Area Monthly Meet - 8th April

    Can't come now. I gave it start up today after 6mths of no use and now petrol leaking out of the carb vents. Carbs need a stripdown to find the cause.
  5. When Playboys Ruled the World.

    Well, I'm still around.
  6. Move over F1

    Adding ramps to the track would make the Speed Series a bit more of a challenge.
  7. Autonomous cars

    I used to rely on my hearing for avoiding approaching cars when crossing a road, a cursory look one way but not looking all ways. Had a very close encounter with a Prius last year when it was in stealth mode, never heard a thing, luckily the driver stopped literally 2".from my knee. I now actually look all ways for traffic when crossing roads and the words "Think Prius" are in my head.
  8. Windscreen glass replacement (wide body)

    I gave up with the rusty screws, just rivet the two parts together now.
  9. Essex Area Monthly Meet - 8th April

    You boys just reminded me, MOT time.
  10. Club benefits

    Best benefit is tech know how on this forum . I've sometimes thought of buying new parts for my car but after asking a question on the forum, I find that someone has come across the problem and a repair solution has saved me forking out for new parts. I did buy one part from a member in parts for sale that saved me £200, That alone pays for my membership for 7 years. Bit of a shame about the Meet times and you being on shift work,cant be helped.
  11. Essex Area Monthly Meet - 8th April

    As long as it's not hissing down I'll come.
  12. Windscreen glass replacement (wide body)

    Local glazier has done mine twice for £40 a go. I disassembled the frame for him and he put it all back together again, all done in 1/2 hr while I waited.
  13. Radiator query

    I have the Radtec and XE engine as Dave says , the coolant sensors are the same as he described, so must be right
  14. Autonomous cars

    Here's an interesting article, Who's to blame for Autonomous car accidents http://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/cars/article-5467519/Driverless-car-crashes-blame.html Not to be decided for 3 years.
  15. Nose Grill for ZK

    You can make your own. I bought some mesh From Zunsport on Ebay. Lots of patterns, materials and colours available. Top tip - use a finer mesh to stop stones damaging the radiator eg. https://m.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?_osacat=0&_odkw=wire+mesh+panels&_from=R40&_trksid=p2334524.m4084.l2632.R2.TR7.TRC1.A0.H0.Xgrille+mesh.TRS0&_nkw=grille+mesh&_sacat=107059
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