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Discussion in 'General' started by :: Phat ::, 28 Jul 2003.

  1. mrbungle

    mrbungle Undercooked chicken giver

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    If you have just had all that work done then take it back.

    Looks like a new drive shaft so I would say that the fluid is transmission fluid due to not being sealed correctly where the shaft enters the gearbox/dif, so I would imagine if you continue to drive that and you will cook the gearbox due to no tranny fluid.
     
  2. legoman

    legoman breaker of things

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    What MrBungle said, looks like the seal on the driveshafts gone. Not a massive job. I remember you saying you had a new box fitted and a large leak of oil. Smacks to me they used the wrong seal or the old one.
    Call the garage tell them to come recover the car. If you drive it without the gearbox fluid you can do a lot of damage.
     
  3. thom804

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  4. Weekly_Estimate

    Weekly_Estimate Gives credit where its due

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    Thanks, They’ve picked the car up now, basically 2 guys came and 1 drove it back to the garage. They did say they needed to get a different drive shaft to make the gearbox fit.

    Thanks, hopefully wont be long before i get her back then :)

    Confirmed its a Seal! Probably have the car back in a week or something..
     
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  5. Krikkit

    Krikkit All glory to the hypnotoad! Super Moderator

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    A week! Driveshaft seal should be a couple of hours, tops.
     
  6. EvilMerc

    EvilMerc Well-Known Member

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    As of today;

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    Seat León 1.2 TSI 105 SE Copa, very happy chappy indeed!
     
  7. Shirty

    Shirty W*nker! Super Moderator

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    Greetings, fellow Leon driver :)
     
  8. Restayvien

    Restayvien aka [ZiiP] Prometheus

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    My current ride :)
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    (Couldn't remember how to resize it, height/width in img tag didn't want to work)
     
  9. Yeoo

    Yeoo Active Member

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    I get to drive both of these, The Aston my dad bought for us to enjoy as a boys toy (also lives in my garage :D ). And my Mercedes Ive had just over a year from new.
     
  10. Margo Baggins

    Margo Baggins I'm good at Soldering Super Moderator

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    I've ordered a 218d M Sport Coupé in Mineral White

    Delivery date 11 March - Super excited :)

    it will look like....

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  11. Mister_Tad

    Mister_Tad Will work for nuts Super Moderator

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    Yay! I adore the 2er, especially in white - which boxes did you tick?
     
  12. Margo Baggins

    Margo Baggins I'm good at Soldering Super Moderator

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    the fancy white paint rather than the standard white,
    leather,
    better stereo

    that was pretty much my fill :) The msport pack has quite a few good things in it. i'm quite inexperienced with buying new fancy cars so potentially I could have specc'd it better :)

    I will miss heated seats as I have grown to love the heated seats in my mini.
     
  13. Mister_Tad

    Mister_Tad Will work for nuts Super Moderator

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    Ouch - for me, heated seats and steering wheel are one of those things that transformed from a bit of an indulgence to absolutely must-haves within around a week of having them for the first time!
     
  14. Kernel

    Kernel Likes cheese

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    My first car that didn't cost less then £3k
    Brand new, Sport Nav with Leather seats. Pick it up Monday, it's so pretty!
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  15. Behemoth

    Behemoth Timelord in training

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    Love my C'eed, replaces my written off Almera (which is still on my drive) The Mrs has driven it more than me though.
     
  16. thefriscokid

    thefriscokid why s**t so crazy?

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  17. Almightyrastus

    Almightyrastus Rule #9

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    Extra shiny

    Mini Countryman Cooper SD

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  18. aramil

    aramil One does not simply upgrade Forums

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    Nice :thumb:

    Works Mini Cooper S 5dr 2.0L turbo so very nearly went with the v-orange but the electric blue metallic won.

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  19. Almightyrastus

    Almightyrastus Rule #9

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    Cool, would love to try one of the new 2.0 turbo jobbies. We have had a 1.6l turbo hatch, a 1.6l turbo countryman All4 and now this 2.0l Diesel turbo S (2wd) and they have all been very different.

    The diesel is great, slightly down on power from the petrol, 143bhp compared to 189 (for the one we had) but the torque is up around 300Nm at about 1550rpm. Plus this one is not awd so less power losses there. We get a full 100 mile extra per fuel fill as well (same 45l tank size) over the petrol version.

    Of course £30 per year road tax is kinda nice too...
     
  20. thefriscokid

    thefriscokid why s**t so crazy?

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    Cant remember off the top of my head but does the F5x JCW works kit include bits for inside the car as well (branded door well etc)?
     

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