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  1. I don't, but I'll try and get one later. I was out there trying to locate it again. Car warm now, so no noise. Sounds like it's very close to the alternator. Oil change makes no difference to mine either. Thanks
  2. Has anyone experienced this? Only on cold start and 99% goes away after 1-2 minutes of driving. Rattle from engine bay, drivers side. It's not the belt or a pulley as had the cover off and inspected with engine running, I've also removed the aux belt and ran car so it's not that either. Any ideas?
  3. That's not the Forge intake. It says it's the Volant in the picture.
  4. If it helps settle some of you, we have about 8-12 new R's in our compound just now, and there are 4 in the car park awaiting pdi tomorrow.
  5. Fitted coilovers and then stripped & cleaned the front brakes. Intended to paint the disc hubs but ran out of time.. and motivation.
  6. Nice. Not as thirsty as the M3 too which I'm sure you'll approve of 👍
  7. Ain't that the truth. VW discs are terrible.
  8. Stoo

    We buy any car

    Dealers tend to be slightly less that WBAC, but then don't tend to low ball you like WBAC can when they inspect the car, so in the end it can work out best to go direct to a dealer. MK7 GTI's are thin on the ground, I know this is an R forum but a good MK7 GTI will fetch strong money just now.
  9. Stoo

    GTi TCR.

    Interesting that they're quicker than the Clubsport S. Those things were/ are great fun
  10. Very nice! It sounds brilliant. Perhaps even how they really should have sounded from factory?
  11. Hi, Cars are starting to come through now. The delay eased off around 1-2 months ago. VW also went over to a new system this weekend which should speed things up even more so. The worst of the delays have long passed so I'm confident your delivery date will be accurate enough.
  12. I sold one of these recently. Like yourself had Escort Cosworths previously and wanted some of that RS feeling back without paying ridiculous money. I enjoyed the car over a few months but found it too loud and that RS paranoia slowly creeped back. Sold it for more than I paid too, which is something that I've found only happens with RS's - in my experience anyway. Enjoy. One in that condition is money in the back because the only folk buying them now are the people that are avoiding the ropey ones.
  13. Yes, you could if you want to prevent any damage. You can buy jack covers most places that'll fit over it nice and snug, rather than a puck that's sat on top.
  14. 4 axle stands will be perfectly fine. Railway sleeper idea would work too, but if you have 4 stands I'd use those.
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