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Offline ramrod

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Re: What have you done to your Mk6 today then?
« Reply #3090 on: 02 March 2021, 02:20 »
I just cannot bring myself to fit sequential lights as the council depo is just down the road from me and all the new street cleaners and bin lorries have sequential led lights.  :laugh:

my GTi is now a bin lorry :laugh:
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Offline Snoopy

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Re: What have you done to your Mk6 today then?
« Reply #3091 on: 22 March 2021, 21:08 »
Due to lockdowns, Covid, Winter, working from home, supermarket deliverys, Amazon deliverys etc,

Ive only just realised apart from making sure i run it every few months and move it back and forth. 
The Mk6 hasnt done any miles this past year.   :sad:

My MOT guy is really going to rip the piss out of me this year. :grin: :whistle:

Thought i better check the other cars and OMG ive only done 600 miles total in the past 6 months!   :embarrassed: :undecided:

Ive turned into a hermit.... :huh:


So today went for a 20 mile drive in the mk6 (collected some parts on route) forgot what the mk6 was like.  :smiley: Stalled it twice  :grin:
« Last Edit: 23 March 2021, 20:55 by Snoopy »
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Offline david25

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Re: What have you done to your Mk6 today then?
« Reply #3092 on: 23 March 2021, 10:39 »

1. Breakdown
2. Recovery
3. Coil pack fault
4. But need plugs and oil change as a minimum (petrol contamination)
5. Total bill, three coil packs, plugs, oil, inlet clean, injector refurb
6. Next week MOT, total mileage over past 12 months = 1000 miles
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Past = 2006 MK5 GTI - Tornado Red and Solid Black

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Re: What have you done to your Mk6 today then?
« Reply #3093 on: 04 April 2021, 15:29 »
1. Fitted new pollen filter
2. Fitted new driver floor mat
Now = 2011 MK6 GTI - Reflex Silver
Past = 2006 MK5 GTI - Tornado Red and Solid Black

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Re: What have you done to your Mk6 today then?
« Reply #3094 on: 01 June 2021, 12:34 »
Fitted a new PCV valve. It wasn't showing signs of being on the way out, but I'm getting a new clutch soon and asked for the rear main seal to be changed too as preventative maintenance, so it makes sense to change this now. The engine does actually idle better now and responds more to pulling the dipstick out while idling. Very easy job.
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Offline joe6

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Re: What have you done to your Mk6 today then?
« Reply #3095 on: 01 June 2021, 22:16 »
Fitted new front brake pads as down to 3mm. Disc still in good condition. Not bad for 87k miles on set of pads.
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Re: What have you done to your Mk6 today then?
« Reply #3096 on: 02 June 2021, 06:15 »
Mines been SORN since end March. I keep looking at its sad face in the garage and think i need to get it serviced, MOTed and used.  :embarrassed:

Nows probably the best time for me to get my ass in gear and do it.
The poor thing will prob be garaged again when my GR Yaris arrives in a few weeks. :sad:
« Last Edit: 02 June 2021, 06:21 by Snoopy »
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Re: What have you done to your Mk6 today then?
« Reply #3097 on: 12 June 2021, 17:08 »
Picked up and fitted some new GTI carpet floor mats I'd ordered through my local VW dealer. Though I've given myself another job as the driver's footwell needs a bit of a vacumn!  :whistle:

The GTI lettering and red stitched edge lifts the typical gloominess of the footwells though. Was suprised I'd still be able to get them.
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