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    gearbox???

    thanks for the reply, ill give it a go when its pay day. ill let you know how it goes. thanks again
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    gearbox???

    hi, one question. ive been told ( not to sure if its true) that if you put say a 1.0 or a 1.2 gearbox into a 1.4 engine. that the performance would increase loads at bottom end because of the gear ratio. IS THIS TRUE??? and if it is. what problems is it likely to cause (if any). thanks x
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    need help!

    hey, im thinking of buying another vw polo mk4 1.4 16v and modiying it quite abit, i used to have a vw polo and i loved it. just brought a 206 and i think they are crap. so i want another polo. the 1st things i want to do with it is upgrade the springs. i want it dropped buy 60/70mm all round. i...
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    dynamat!

    cheers. didnt realise i put it in there.
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    dynamat!

    Is there any easy way of removing dynamat. ive been trying to remove it all from my boot. but its sticky stuff. ive tryed sticky stuff remover but it isnt that good. anyone know any tricks to get the stuff off?
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    bonnet pins

    you could keep the standerd catch on aswell so if someone did try and open it they couldnt.
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    petrol or diesel!

    what about if i got a none turbo smaller engine diesel? im not looking for power as i said. just a reliable little run around.
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    petrol or diesel!

    The time has come for me to get a new car. but im not to sure what i want. a petrol or diesel. what im going to be using my new car for is just everyday use. no mods to it. im keeping my old car for that. i know diesel is more expensive petrol but you do get more miles out of diesel. but over...
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    bonnet pins

    what are bonnets pins for?
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    strut brace. your thoughts

    thats not good then. ive spun a couple of times and its not the best feelin.
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    strut brace. your thoughts

    i know a front upper strut brace makes a difference in handleing but do you think a rear upper strut brace would make any difference or would it just be a waste of money and adding pointless weight? what are you thoughts?
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    question??

    thanks for that. ill ask him bout the dipstick next time i speak to him. ill let you know. :)
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    question??

    its abit darker than mayo. yh the head is what i thought. he said it still drives fine.
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    weight shaving

    used a tax disk holder that sticks to the window. instead of a metal 1. :)
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    question??

    ive got a question on behalf of my m8. im no mechanic so i dont realy know. he told me that when he takes his oil cap off his rockercover there is some yellow gunk around the rim. i said it kight be the head is nackerd but i dont realy have a clue. anyone know what the problem is? thanks :amuse:
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    back wiper?????

    ive just tryed to remove the back wiper but im having a bit of a prob. ive removed the back wiper blade and the arm. and im left with 2 nuts. ive removed the 1st 1. but the 2nd one is a B****RD. it just keeps spinning. anyone know how to get the bugga off?
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    back wiper?????

    any idea where i can get one of them from?
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    Stuck on a level crossing with a train approaching

    rather nacker the gear box than have my car rit-off.
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    New Mini cooper or Mrk4 Golf

    same hear. my m8z got one and its well smart inside. i think the mini's interior looks bit tacky.
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    Some people just cant reverse a car

    my girlfriend is a none reverser. i cant stand being in the car with her. nothing does my head in more than incompitent drivers.
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    back wiper?????

    if i was to remove my rear wiper and the motor. im guessing that there will be a hole in the glass were the wiper was connected to the wiper. therefore i would need to get a new back window???
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    carbon fibre

    thanks m8. yeah i can understand were your coming from but personaly i think it looks abit crap. just the bonnet say is corbon fibre and the rest of the car is a colour. thats what i think anyways.
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    carbon fibre

    can carbon fibre be sprayed??
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    back wiper?????

    very much. thanks
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    back wiper?????

    is it illigal not to have a wiper on the back window????
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    weight shaving!

    done the head shieds. i will remove the dash when i get me new car.
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    weight shaving!

    yeah ive done all that. need more ideas.
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    weight shaving!

    well im using the car for everyday use at the mo. but early next year im buyin a new car and turning the one ive got now into a track car for a bit of fun. ive taken all the back seats out, back door panals and headlining. im goin to buy some new frount seats when ive got time and the money...
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    weight shaving!

    i am currently working on puttin my car on a diet. i have read through the weight reduction artical on hear and ive done most of what said to do. ive got perspex on order to replace the glass. just wounderd if anyone had anymore ideas to help me save weight??? thanks
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    breather pipe!

    what do breather pipes do and do they need to be connected to the airfilter?
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    panel filter??????

    ive heard that a panel filter is better for my vw polo than an induction kit. which is what ive got on mine at the mo. but i cant say ive ever heard of a panel filter. anyone know what they are?? thanks
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    homemade exhaust flames

    ive been told that you can make your car flame by using sparkplugs some how. anyone know how?
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    Screamer pipes!

    What are screamer pipes and what do they do? also can they be fitted onto any car?
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    Need help!!!

    to make the wheels stick out more. thats what wheel spacers do isnt it.
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    hello

    cheers mate. its good to be hear. yeah the 1.8t was my 1st choice. was just wondering if the conversion is simple enough or would it be a pain in the ass?
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    hello

    yeah will do thanks. do you know any sites were could get 1 of those cat back Powerflow exhaust from?
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    hello

    well ive got a £500 spair i want to spend on tuning the engine. but the only thing im worrying about is that ive only got the 1.4 8v not a 16v. do you think its worth tuning or would it be better saving up 4 either a polo g40 engine or a 1.8 20v turbo out of a mk4 golf and dropping it into me polo?
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    hello

    sounds good. were about would i be able to get one from. and if i brought a new stainless steel manifold. does that make any power difference?
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    hello

    nice one thanks. well its been lower 40mm all round. got a K&N induction kit and a rage exhaust. just a back box though. thats all ive done at the moment but im concidering buying a power boost valve. i read an artical on hear about it. sounded good. what do you think is the next best mod to do...
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    What Other Cars Did You Consider?

    i had 3 choice aswell. either a clio, corsa or a polo. i decided to go for the polo for the following reasons. clio's are very unreliable. my cousen had a 1.8 clio and i cant remember how many times the clutch cable snapped. also they had problems with the clio's when they were made. there...
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