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  Thread: New Evoque Competitor that’s an EV
Post: RE: New Evoque Competitor that’s an EV

(31-07-2023 10:05pm)Mudi1 Wrote:  I don’t know what to do. I still have my 2012 ‘full fat’ diesel evoque and now will be hit with the London ULEZ charge - blast it! I say...keep the Evoque! I...
benzina General 4 2,026 01-08-2023, 07:51am
  Thread: New Evoque Competitor that’s an EV
Post: RE: New Evoque Competitor that’s an EV

(10-08-2022 12:46pm)XFullFatTim Wrote:  JLR watch out, there’s an Evoque sized new EV SUV on the block. I could cancel my order for a Defender 90 and sell on my Mini to buy one of these and hav...
benzina General 4 2,026 04-07-2023, 06:34pm
  Thread: And it's Good Bye from the Stadt
Post: RE: And it's Good Bye from the Stadt

Congradulations on taking delivery of your new P300 Stadt.....most exciting for you, after quite a wait there. Will fit you like your favourite shoe in no time. A gem of a car....enjoy!!!
benzina General 19 8,086 24-06-2023, 07:23am
  Thread: And it's Good Bye from the Stadt
Post: RE: And it's Good Bye from the Stadt

(25-07-2022 08:08pm)Stadt Panzer Wrote:  Hi all, We’ll the Macan came and went and for the last year I’ve been driving a Volvo XC40 Recharge which has been enjoyable but we have decided to come ...
benzina General 19 8,086 26-07-2022, 06:43am
  Thread: Engine sputtering at idle
Post: RE: Engine sputtering at idle

Took my car in for service at LR Dealer, but said a new MAF sensor would be close to $500 AUD. I said leave it for now, and i will locate an OEM Equipment part from LR Parts in the UK. I've just o...
benzina Technical 45 44,274 07-04-2022, 05:41am
  Thread: Engine sputtering at idle
Post: RE: Engine sputtering at idle

Thanks Deadliner & Tim.....This sounds promising to hear, as mine is still doing the intermittent idle sputtering, so i will instruct my technicians to change out the MAF sensor at my next service...
benzina Technical 45 44,274 23-02-2022, 03:04am
  Thread: TIRES
Post: RE: TIRES

Well i just replaced the Pirelli P-Zero PZ4's, because of how quickly they were waring out. Though they did perform very well in all areas, i would only get around 30000kms out them them....thats half...
benzina Maintenance 20 18,704 18-10-2021, 12:54pm
  Thread: Starter motor replacement
Post: RE: Starter motor replacement

Again, after 4 years since i replaced the starter motor (see my post above 2/4/2016), it is displaying the same symptoms. So looks like i'll be replacing it once again. Seems these stock LR Denso (m...
benzina Maintenance 2 5,894 24-01-2021, 05:19am
  Thread: TIRES
Post: RE: TIRES

Had the Pirelli P ZERO PZ4 tyres fitted yesterday, and they are brilliant! New tyres will always appear to ride smoother, but these Pirelli's appear even smoother then i can ever remember throughout o...
benzina Maintenance 20 18,704 30-10-2020, 04:31am
  Thread: TIRES
Post: RE: TIRES

I've decided on going with the new Pirelli P-ZERO PZ4. By all accounts, its said to be an awesome tyre in every respect.
benzina Maintenance 20 18,704 22-10-2020, 01:34pm
  Thread: 2012 Evoque : Suspension Rubber Bushes
Post: RE: 2012 Evoque : Suspension Rubber Bushes

Turns out i didn't need to change any of the bushes, as they all were said to be in excellent condition.
benzina Maintenance 1 4,590 05-10-2020, 12:39pm
  Thread: TIRES
Post: RE: TIRES

Anyone tried the Michelin Pilot Sport 4 SUV or the Michelin Latitude Sport 3? Would appreciate feedback on Smoothness & quietness of these tyres. cheers.
benzina Maintenance 20 18,704 21-09-2020, 12:18pm
  Thread: OBD remap / Tuning Box recommendations for the SD4
Post: RE: OBD remap / Tuning Box recommendations for the...

I had a professional remap done on my SD4 about 3 years ago, and i fully recommend it. I get noticeable more torque, and the economy improved by a solid 10%. The turbo lag is still there (a remap ca...
benzina General 6 4,832 16-09-2020, 01:18am
  Thread: What year is your Evoque?
Post: What year is your Evoque?

Poll: Please vote on the year of your Evoque. If yours is the second generation introduced from 2018-19, please state this.
benzina Polls 2 4,728 19-08-2020, 04:37am
  Thread: 2012 Evoque : Suspension Rubber Bushes
Post: 2012 Evoque : Suspension Rubber Bushes

I was thinking, as my Evo is now 8 years old and remains in beautiful condition through normal road use since new, perhaps the suspension bushes could be renewed. As rubber can tend to harden or dete...
benzina Maintenance 1 4,590 18-08-2020, 11:47am
  Thread: Engine sputtering at idle
Post: RE: Engine sputtering at idle

Well, i might have found the fix to this and the slight gear shift flare i had in 3rd-4th gear all rolled into the one fix....i change the transmission valve body to a new one. Once i discovered that ...
benzina Technical 45 44,274 13-08-2020, 05:02am
  Thread: Slight gear shift flare on 6 speed Auto
Post: RE: Slight gear shift flare on 6 speed Auto

Update to the above 3-4th gear Shift flare issue i have been putting up with for a long while. Problem is finally solved.....i had a brand new Aisin TF81SC Valve Body installed just yesterday. No mu...
benzina Technical 1 5,690 12-08-2020, 07:22am
  Thread: Have you got a rattle or two?
Post: RE: Have you got a rattle or two?

Here's a GREAT TIP i recently found for us all, regarding general interior friction buzz rattle sounds.....it seriously worked for me. Over some time i started getting some interior friction buzz sou...
benzina Polls 86 87,105 21-05-2020, 01:17am
  Thread: My RR Evoque key battery low .
Post: RE: My RR Evoque key battery low .

You need to change the battery to a new one. Its a CR2032. The flat silver type, that look like a coin.
benzina General 1 2,135 06-01-2020, 03:05am
  Thread: Engine sputtering at idle
Post: RE: Engine sputtering at idle

Has anyone found the definitive fix to this 2012 diesel idle issue? I have been experiencing a daily intermittent momentary idle drop (about 100rpm) during the morning warm up stage, when engaged in e...
benzina Technical 45 44,274 31-12-2019, 01:48am
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