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  3. Joseph D

    Should I buy a plug in?

    To me that is low fuel consumption. Perhaps you meant the fuel economy was high?
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  5. Stinker

    Wanted Bj45 Or Fj45 Pick Up

    We have a 1964 FJ45 pickup we are looking to sell, been sitting a long time, runs good, newer v8 motor. u.s.a .asking $15,000
  6. Anthony Poli

    USB port and a standard CD player

    Hopefully someone can confirm the radio will pair with a non phone Bluetooth device. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  7. Brimoto

    Hi all, just a quick introduction

    So when you say " someone took VERY GOOD care of it" what you actually meant was that the last owner raced it round some UK circuits 😀
  8. FROSTYBALLS

    The Word Association Thread

    Eastern
  9. lefteris eleftheriou

    every morning starting problem

    I will check this tomorrow morning. Little white smoke nothing else when the engine is hot.
  10. Byzii

    every morning starting problem

    In these temperatures I don't think glow plugs are a problem, IIRC they only start working at 5 degrees or so. If the pump has been checked (who did it and how?) and the fuel filter replaced/bypassed, I'd say: SCV valves, especially in this weather Injectors Timing Any other symptoms like poor mpg, white smoke, clatter/knock especially when engine is hot? What happens if you do this: Turn the key to ON position, but DO NOT crank the engine. Wait in this position around 20 seconds Then turn the key to completely off. Turn the key to ON and wait until the glowplug symbol disappears. Then crank. If it starts at first or even an improvement then I'd say check the injectors, shouldn't cost too much to see the values on a computer although it doesn't mean injectors are good.
  11. lefteris eleftheriou

    every morning starting problem

    no glow plugs problem
  12. alan333

    every morning starting problem

    Check the glow plugs
  13. TP49

    Three Word Story...

    Not down there
  14. lefteris eleftheriou

    every morning starting problem

    hi all.first of all sorry for my english i have one toyota corolla d4d diesel 1.4 l my problems started before 1-2 months when the weather started cold today i try to start the 5:00 the monring the car crank but not start and i try again 11:00 o clock the car crank and after few times started . every morning my car crank but not starting. if the car start after everything is perfect. i have change battery,check the fuel pump, i disconnect the fuel pump filter but the same problem i dont know if any senson from my car make his problem please help me
  15. birdseye

    MPG issue after service and tyre change.

    I've had the same problem with my Gen 4, after it's 1st service I noticed a drop in mpg, went back and asked what oil was used and they insisted it was OW20 , however it was 10mm over the top mark of the dipstick ( which is actually mentioned in the handbook that the top mark is excessive) which the service manager said was normal. Customers will think they have not got good value if it's not filled right up! really? I told him that when the car arrived from Japan it was 10mm below the top mark and asked them to lower the level but they wouldn't lower it 10mm, the car never recovered the mpg I got that 1st year. Now it's had it's second service it's over the top mark again and my mpg has definitely dropped even more and I'm cheesed off with it as I can't face another argument with their moronic service manager
  16. Peter483

    USB port and a standard CD player

    Thanks Anthony. Probably go for a Bluetooth-enabled CD player then. Hopefully a simpler solution than the transmitter as I’ve struggled with them before.
  17. SAM LOVERS HER TOYOTAS

    Exhaust modification

    It normally smokes a whole lot more...like clouds@
  18. Anthony Poli

    My new adventure

    No, but it’s nice to know that the map is showing places that weren’t there before [emoji16] Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  19. TonyHSD

    MPG issue after service and tyre change.

    Oil is the reason and the tyres as a accomplishment to the oil. 0w20 should be only the oil in hybrid, also if you want to change the viscosity for some reason just use 0w30 or 0w40 A5 specific grades, do not change the smaller number “winter” as this is what actually make 0w20 best in Hybrid engine where cold and frequent start and stops are happening. In my personal experience Toyota own 5w30 oil was one of the worst oils that been used in another car in the past few years, back than I did some research and found that that particular oil was a semi synthetic oil made Chevron-Texaco. Probably ok for a cars that are not driven a lot and under loads on motorways, most likely and in a city environment. Just sharing my experience and personal preferences. Currently using Petronas Synthuim 7000 0w20 in Auris Hybrid 2010, change every 10k miles and so far happy. Regards
  20. SAM LOVERS HER TOYOTAS

    Exhaust modification

    Gosh i said quite a bit earlier looking back at it...i am so sorry to bore you guys. Anyway...just been out on a test drive...drives a zillion times better, im impressed, much smoother. Like a new car literally. Also i see no mayo under the oil cap anymore. However, the exhaust sounds a bit blowy, im gona try to attach a vid ive just taken. Also theres a nasty smell from the exhaust, is it because its new maybe? 0C2356BE-C224-481C-B698-F0C8D4295281.MOV
  21. Anthony Poli

    USB port and a standard CD player

    Sadly I don’t think the USB port will support anything other than a usb storage device / iPod like device. Another option is an fm transmitter that has a headphone input and is powered from the 12v accessory socket. Other than that, I don’t see much else you can do. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  22. TheProfessor

    Should I buy a plug in?

    Just to balance this, and previous mentions of roof boxes being stolen or broken into... Cars also get broken into. So do houses. So do holiday homes, tents, caravans, and so on. Modern racks and boxes are secured with locks, so they're noisy to break into and too time consuming to remove and put onto or into another vehicle, compared to simply grabbing something from inside a car. No... Breaking a car window is far better for a thief. It's quicker, easier, more discrete, and more rewarding (laptops, phones charging, wallets, keys, tablets, etc), than breaking into a roof box high up on a car, making just as much or more noise, only to get all the light weight cargo like clothes and camping mats. Plus the thief can often see what's inside a car. A roofbox is a dangerous gamble. I'm not saying it doesn't happen, but it's unfair to compare anecdotal "friend of a friend who heard from a neighbour who had a mate" type evidence to the fact that around a third of all cars made get broken into or stuff stolen from at some point in their lives.
  23. Chriss27

    The Word Association Thread

    Aircraft
  24. Phil T

    PHEV

    At about 25 metres the beam moved about 10-20cm that proved a big difference. At 3 feet you would hardly see any difference. I think it could still go up some more but it's good enough for me now.
  25. Peter483

    USB port and a standard CD player

    Agreed it if were my car but it isn’t so I’m looking for a solution that they’re happy with. Thanks anyway.
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