Thursday, 12 November 2015

Golf GTI Edition 30 MOT + Service 88,400 miles

88400 miles @ (a great local garage)

annual MOT and service

Usual service : Oil (longlife) , oil/pollen/fuel filters

Cam follower not replaced this time
Cambelt not changed
Sparkplugs not changed

PSS front and rear well above 3mm , so ok for the winter

Wednesday, 11 November 2015

39mpg golf gti edition 30 is achievable

Just shows you what can be achieved!  Commute this morning from warrington to leeds for meeting.  60mph at most. Over 10 mpg better than the last tank average

Tuesday, 10 November 2015

Golf gti edition 30 mpg update

343 miles 27 mpg
Seems low tbh. Maybe the colder weather or recent poor commute traffic

Wednesday, 21 October 2015

where are my old cars? UK MOT history search

Had some fun trying out the beta service for MOT's in the UK

to find out if any of my old cars are still on the road.

perhaps lost forever

R801 KPF Fiat Coupe 20V Turbo gone to the great scrapyard in the sky (or SORN'd) , last MOT to 2012 with 99k miles

GSJ 429N Mini 1380  no record

E98 JNH VW Golf GTI 8V Mk2 no record

still going strong

SN04 UYZ E46 M3  just passed an MOT with  115,104 miles

DE03 EZC Toyota MR2 Mk3  just passed an MOT with 94,944 miles

NA09 OOC Seat Ibiza Sport : just passed MOT with only 49,380 miles

SC03 LDV BMW MINI  still seems around with 116k miles