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About mattcony

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    Volkswagen Golf GTi

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    West Yorkshire
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    R32
  1. Brakes

    I think it was the Z8, I only spotted this my self a few wwks ago ! Cheers Matt
  2. Long story short - I bought this battery for the R32 last week and it doesn't fit its too big. I got it from the wholesalers and they want to charge me for returning it, so 1st I thought id see if anyone wants it Is a model E44 and this is its spec sheet VARTA. The power behind. And beyond. Wanting £90 for and with possible free delivery, If it’s not desperate I travel round most of the country during the week esp M1 to London so dropping it off could be an option Cheers Matt
  3. Just bought some F1 Asymetrics...

    What are people currently paying for a set (4) of these, prices seem to have gone through the roof in the last month !!! Cheers matt
  4. I use an Accumate charger on the R32, there is also an Optimate for smaller batterys / bikes. Works very well and seems a well proven charger ! Cheers Matt
  5. .:R Diagnostics CD

    Hi there, You going to need to get your self a copy of Vag-Com and the cable to go with it. Works fine for me under Vista http://www.ross-tech.com Cheers Matt
  6. Fans

    Have you done the resistor mod on these fans ? Cheers Matt
  7. Alpine NVE-099p satnav fit and forget, but make sure you get the latest mapping dvd NVD-Z004. Have a look at http://www.tyresmoke.net/ubbthreads/show...rue#Post1227179 Cheers Matt
  8. 2 warnings in a week over cherished plate

    http://www.pistonheads.com/news/default.asp?storyId=17525 Cheers Matt
  9. Timing Chain (again)

    Any chance someone could work out how to do this with vag-com and post up a step by step ? I have vag-com and a proper cable but no idea where to start testing for something like this, would be really handy Cheers Matt
  10. Philips X-treme Power Bulbs

    I did get the 6000k ones yes, up really close looking at the lense it does look slightly blue, but from behind the wheel there white. Ill try get the x2 side by side at the weekend and compare Cheers Matt
  11. Philips X-treme Power Bulbs

    Well after all that, my Kit showed up at 8am this morning, only 3 working days from China ! The build quality and finish of the kit is fantastic I have to say, as they say " you couldn't make if for that much" Not one to mess about I got to the office this morning and got the truck in the workshop and started stripping down the front and fitted the kit. It took me just under an hour to fit and was quite simple to do. The results are amazing going from Halogen to Xenon, the STD lights in the truck really are poor and you have a better vantage point to start with sitting up high. There just like any other factory fit kit, you turn the switch and they flicker as they charge up and that’s it. As for dip and main beam the bulb is on all the time and it is just 1 tube that does both dip and main, the part that makes them swap over is done by moving the unit so part of the tube is blocked using a guard thus reducing the emitting light. There is a solenoid that flicks the tube in and out as per the animated clip adjusting the exposed part. It does go with a bit of a clunk but nothing major. So if you flashed with this bi-xenon kit with dip beam already on the flash is instant, if you flash with no lights i.e. day time the kit comes on fully for a few seconds then goes off so not so much a flash but an on/off. I’m sure a £300 kit may have a better flash facility but for £68 im not complaining. I don’t think loosing an instant flash is much to worry about, having the xenon’s for general driving far out ways that, if any of you out there have other cars with non Xenon’s id seriously consider a kit especially now winter is here. Getting up in the dark and coming home in the dark is no fun now. At the weekend when I have time ill open the bonnet on the R32 and see if a kit will fit easily for converting main beam on the mk4’s I know its tight but im sure there will be room for the ballast resistor packs somewhere Cheers Matt
  12. Philips X-treme Power Bulbs

    [ QUOTE ] I also thought that the mainbeam was lit all the time & had a shield that moved due to the delay when they fire up ? [/ QUOTE ] Correct, but thats only on Bi-Xenons Cheers Matt
  13. Shell Drivers Club Rewards problem

    Snap here, Im chasing £130 worth a vouchers for Halfords,since the swap over from pluspoints. Iv phoned iv email'd but there still not here. Its almost as thought its one man in a backroom of a shell garage trying to run it all buy him self Anyone else ?? Cheers Matt
  14. Philips X-treme Power Bulbs

    Has anyone thought about getting a retrofit HID Xenon kit for main beam ?? Iv just ordered a Bi-Xenon upgrade kit for my Ranger Pick Up that I use for work. Its not been fitted yet as its still winging its way from China as we speak Id been thinking about a kit for a bit then found out a mate had already ordered and fitted 2 kits for his Z3/M, from the same place in china. There ISO 9001:2000 & E-mark Certified, really well made and have had a fantastic improvment esp from behind the wheel. The kit is plug and play in terms of the wiring so its not hard to fit at all Price is dependant on bulb type, as my ranger is both dip and main in one bulb I had no option but to get a Bi-Xenon kit which cost £68 delivered. But a Main beam kit for the Mk4 golf for the H1 bulb would only be £46 delivered !!! Im very tempted for the Golf, im just going to wait and see how the 1st kit goes This is the Kit And this is the Guy where iv ordered from, ebay Link My mate has had 3 kits in total now, 2 for his Z3 and 1 for his bro's motor bike have all arived in 4 days and been spot on. Cheers Matt
  15. Roof Bars

    Will find some pictures here http://www.tyresmoke.net/ubbthreads/show...true#Post805775 cheers Matt