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  Thread: Road Rage
Post: RE: Road Rage

It annoys the hell out of me, where 2 lanes merge, and people just don't have any common decency. I have always been of the opinion that the 2 lanes should 'zip' together, i.e. alternate cars from eac...
smayo Photos & Video 14 5,624 04-01-2013, 09:02am
  Thread: Best Color for Dynamic 4 Door Evoque
Post: RE: Best Color for Dynamic 4 Door Evoque

Very subjective. I wouldn't go with a shade of black on a Dynamic though. Anything else to get the contrast to the Dynamic glossy black bits.
smayo General 20 17,726 21-12-2012, 09:34am
  Thread: Roof rails, Thule Motion 200 roof box
Post: RE: Roof rails, Thule Motion 200 roof box

LR roof rails with Thule rack. IIRC the Thule footpack is the 775. Go on the Thule website and configure for 5dr with roof rails. Not a cheap option though as the rails will set you back almost £500...
smayo Modifications 22 12,916 10-12-2012, 10:33pm
  Thread: Petrol vs diesel
Post: RE: Petrol vs diesel

Interesting that no-one is mentioning the difference between the manual and auto's. The SD4 auto is not much shy of the Si4 performance as 0-60mph is 8.0s in the SD4 auto compared with 7.1s in the Si4...
smayo General 24 8,366 04-12-2012, 10:42pm
  Thread: How to prevent Glass roof from fogging
Post: RE: How to prevent Glass roof from fogging

RainX Anti-fog? I'm sure there are other similar products out there too though.
smayo Detailing & Car Care 9 4,566 04-12-2012, 10:33pm
  Thread: What's the highest you can keep the heated seats for any length of time
Post: RE: What's the highest you can keep the heated sea...

(10-11-2012 09:24am)Barton Evoque Wrote:  I keep mine on 3 all the time :-) find it better for my bad back. +2
smayo General 10 4,089 10-11-2012, 05:15pm
  Thread: Battery cover
Post: RE: Battery cover

Lost one of the turn clips myself :( Deciding wether its worth seeing how much a replacment is.
smayo Tips & Tricks 26 34,523 08-11-2012, 10:01pm
  Thread: Got my VIN, but can not track the order
Post: RE: Got my VIN, but can not track the order

6 days until mine was on TOPIx.
smayo Orders 24 7,524 07-11-2012, 11:15pm
  Thread: Some Rumours need Resolving
Post: RE: Some Rumours need Resolving

I thought the TD4 and the SD4 were the same physical unit with different maps? Are they actually very different beasts?
smayo General 48 13,235 19-10-2012, 10:21pm
  Thread: Improve your Fuel Economy and Performance
Post: RE: Improve your Fuel Economy and Performance

Ivor, Don't believe the display as the box fools the ECU. Let us know what you get with a manual calculation. I've got a tuning box waiting to be fitted soon.
smayo General 53 16,146 13-10-2012, 06:28pm
  Thread: Getting my Nuts replaced
Post: RE: Getting my Nuts replaced

(03-10-2012 09:26pm)barks Wrote:  if its a known issue why do LR not have stock here? Anyway about 3 weeks later they're here. This sort of thing is a joke. My last car had a recall, booked it...
smayo Australia & New Zealand 8 3,445 05-10-2012, 09:13am
  Thread: Navigation Updates ?
Post: RE: Navigation Updates ?

(04-10-2012 08:00pm)Barton Evoque Wrote:  I'm quite pleased with Sat Nav can't find any faults with it so far.Beats my old tomtom one. How old was your tomtom? Camera warnings, live traffic?
smayo In Car Electronics 12 5,883 04-10-2012, 09:32pm
  Thread: Navigation Updates ?
Post: RE: Navigation Updates ?

(18-09-2012 06:16pm)XFullFatTim Wrote:  for about £120 you can purchase navtec map disks from their website whenever they are made. That must be the cheapest map they do for any model. As an ex...
smayo In Car Electronics 12 5,883 04-10-2012, 07:46pm
  Thread: Blind spot monitors - for those that are undecided
Post: RE: Blind spot monitors - for those that are undec...

Probably how I've got my mirrors/seat set up, but my Evoque doesn't have a blind spot. There is a point on both wing mirrors when I can see passing cars both in my side windows and in my mirrors. The...
smayo General 19 6,020 04-10-2012, 07:38pm
  Thread: Rear door SS sill inserts with car logo
Post: RE: Rear door SS sill inserts with car logo

(01-10-2012 02:40pm)Schoutedeni Wrote:  Hi, SOMEWHERE online I saw stainless steel rear door sill plate inserts, that had a laser-cut car logo cut into them (the one that you can program as the ...
smayo Modifications 2 1,921 01-10-2012, 07:09pm
  Thread: HELP NEEDED, cat scratched leather seats
Post: RE: HELP NEEDED, cat scratched leather seats

Do you have accidental damadge cover on your car insurance as this would probably cover it, but will impact on your no claims bonus.
smayo General 14 5,073 30-09-2012, 11:12am
  Thread: Neck sore without the Headrest tilt..
Post: RE: Neck sore without the Headrest tilt..

(30-09-2012 08:28am)jitenc Wrote:  I have search the threads and it seems that no one has a problem with the headrest tilt. Not very well :oops: Found this straight away http://babyrr.com/foru...
smayo General 7 2,118 30-09-2012, 09:18am
  Thread: Toll Payment Recognition Tag
Post: RE: Toll Payment Recognition Tag

(25-09-2012 09:55am)griff Wrote:  I have my M6 Toll tag in just next to the rear view mirror in the mottled bit - works a treat. Used my M6 toll tag in the Evoque for the first 2 times on Sunda...
smayo General 11 4,943 25-09-2012, 08:22pm
  Thread: Does the car know what wheels you have?
Post: RE: Does the car know what wheels you have?

(23-09-2012 05:23pm)DiscoDad Wrote:  As I understand it, the rolling cercumference of the wheels is input to the config file so that the speedo can read correctly. True it will be in the softwa...
smayo General 7 2,327 23-09-2012, 09:20pm
  Thread: Wheel rotation.
Post: RE: Wheel rotation.

If swapping the wheels around means that you avoid the cost of replacing any tryes before selling the car on then I'd go for it. If not then I think at the cost of the replacement tyres then I would t...
smayo General 12 3,996 22-09-2012, 10:41am
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