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Recent content by hype

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    Brake light problem (hopefully a simple one)...

    Hi all, long time no post. Just wondered if anyone can help me with what I hope is a rather simple problem. I'm having a problem with the brake lights on my clio (mk2, phase 2), here's what happens (I hope it makes sense!). With my headlights off: I brake and all three brake lights come...
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    Just had my Clio serviced...

    Just had my 24k service done on my 172 and luckliy nothing needed doing so it "only" cost me £212. Thing is according to the service report my front tyres have 7mm tread left, rear 8mm tread left and the spare 8mm. Only problem is my spare tyre is actually one of my old front ones and I know...
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    Pic of my Cup i didn’t want to see

    Bad luck griff - bit of a p*sser that. :( Is it true that if you get caught twice in a very short period of time they will often only charge you once?
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    New girlie

    Hi :D
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    Locking wheel nuts

    If its like the 172 wheels then the bolts are covered by a cap which you need a key to remove.
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    How Common are Civic Type-R’s

    Quote: Originally posted by TB11 on 08 August 2003Lots of these near me, the myth that they will hold their value is on its way out.....Tony Especially if you bought a red one - theyre now worth on average £1000 less than any other colour apparently.
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    Insurance on my 172...

    Just tried Sainsburys and they wont insure me because I keep my car on the road overnight. :(
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    First Service.

    Quote: Originally posted by Wes24v on 06 August 2003 was there anything wrong with yours apart from the normal? No nothing at all.
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    Insurance on my 172...

    Just tried tesco - not bad at £805.35 but obviously still more than DL
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    First Service.

    Quote: Originally posted by Wes24v on 06 August 2003 so why they charging £140 for a serive then,  Good question - got mine done 2 weeks ago and cost me £190 :(
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    Insurance on my 172...

    Quote: Originally posted by Seedy on 06 August 2003 Use e-sure if you have more than 4 yrs n-claims...i am 29 my Cup is £620 fully comp, i expect it to go down in Dec when i turn 30... I tried to get a qoute from esure online but it went wrong when I said Id made a claim just over a year...
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    Insurance on my 172...

    I got my renewal quote through from Direct Line this morning and was very please to see it had gone down by almost £200 quid from last year. Even so Ive just phoned a few other companies up to make sure Im getting a good deal. What I dont understand is why my Direct Line quote is so much cheaper...
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    New Reg......

    At least youve got a choice of plate - I was given **** WNK from Motorpoint. They even sniggered when they read it out to me on the phone. :(
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    Car keyed again!!! (pic)

    Quote: Originally posted by Neil82cup on 31 July 2003 How often does it happen? Does it happen on Friday/Satruday nights when the neds are coming back from the pub? Or does it happen during the day (when kids are coming home from school)? Im not sure when it happened this time because I...
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    Car keyed again!!! (pic)

    Thanx everyone. I phoned the police seeing as its happened 3 times now and they were actually quite helpful - not thats theres a lot they can do - but at least Ive got a crime ref. number.