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Kev 16v

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  1. celica GT vs GT86

    I could be wrong here, but didn't I see a pic. of your car on another forum, with SAGA seat covers fitted
  2. Reversing beep

    I've heard many owners in Yorkshire reverse to work and back..the lower mileage on the clock reduces depreciation.
  3. Opinions on a replacement

    Neil..that is £56, not £5.60!!!! You could buy a new tyre for that
  4. Aircon recharge

    ETS have offered me an MOT test and full Air-Con service (without guarantee) for £55, but all their branches are in the East Midlands.
  5. celica GT vs GT86

    Me Grandad wer a miner an all, wokked down pit all his life he did. He never had a motor car, but did have one of those new fangled telephones installed in the 70's. ..and just to keep loosely on topic, when he retired, he was given a Japanese watch
  6. celica GT vs GT86

    Sorry, mi duck. Ar forgot tha's had to buy snap for tha' whippet Back on topic then
  7. celica GT vs GT86

    This one is likely to be more than you like to spend, Neil, but you could always make an offer.. http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Scion-FRS-Toyota-86-GT-86-1-34-scale-model-LAVA-Orange-metalic-/181271492652
  8. I'm back 👋🏼

    Be good to see you around again, Andy. I might even recognise you next time
  9. Did you bolt the Ford Escort spoiler on, Neil?. No, no...forget that, silly question
  10. It's an age thing, gt. When you get older, you'll realise why they're called.."spoilers".
  11. celica GT vs GT86

    Gen 7's (with 17" wheels), had Pirelli P Zero Assimetrico 205/45/17 88W.
  12. celica GT vs GT86

    With extra money coming in, my first question would be..do you have a mortgage?. If so, look to increase your monthly repayments, so it's paid off earlier. Boring, but sensible. As for the Celica versus GT86 question..the Gen 7 is the better looking car, and being FWD with a hatch, a better "all rounder".
  13. Coupes are all about fashion. New car buyers have them for the aesthetics above anything else. The Gen 7, when it was announced in 1999, was considered to be very well equipped. I would have have liked to have seen a reach adjustable steering wheel, but it should be remembered that even the base model has a respectable standard spec. ABS EBD Side impact airbags Rear discs Alarm Immobiliser Electric windows Electric mirrors Heated mirrors Air conditioning Remote Central/Double locking Sony CD/Cassette/Tuner A full list price of £16650 doesn't seem to be an extortionate figure for the list above..but how did it compare list price wise with a high spec. Gen 5 or 6?.
  14. Hi, & Apart from the snow plough/ironing board, you have some both tasteful and expensive modifications on your T Sport. Amit (aka AMS) may well be able to supply an undamaged pair of door cards, when you relocate the crossovers
  15. Nearest Celica Specialist To Newcastle

    Can you exactly describe the issue, John?..as someone on here may have had an identical problem.
  16. What came in the Post Today?

    Moi?...as if You only bend over where mods are concerned
  17. Happy 11 Anniversary Kev 16v!

  18. Centre cap covers

    You're not searching hard enough, Alistair. I believe it's Darren at "Locking Vinyl" you're referring to. I fitted a new set of OZ caps only last Friday, but I bought them on eBay for £10 delivered from Portugal. http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/271857469472?_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649&var=570693334246&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
  19. Tyre size for 17x7.5 et37

    Yep, 215 width. My Summer rims are 7.5J, and I run 215/40 front, 215/45 rear.
  20. Thinking of selling the T sport, how much?

    It's there if you look.
  21. Not a.happy monkey

    I was trying to wash a dark blue Focus Zetec S while this stuff was coming down late yesterday afternoon, you couldn't tell I'd washed the roof when it dried.
  22. Kin 'ell!! He can't handle 140 brake!
  23. Nooo! There aren't all that many T Sport's around, even less if Danny gets his hands on one.
  24. Urgent Help Needed ASAP

    I'm surprised members are advising the undersized socket and hammer method, not when you can spend a measly £18 without risking damaging the rim, and then sell the lockers on as a complete set if you don't want them.