AL21784

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  1. They seem really small, I think they come in 14"-15"-16" and 17" flavors. Alan
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    Brakes

    They do feel a little "grabby" when you first start driving it, you'll soon get used to how it works. As Martin say's, lift off your throttle earlier and feather your brakes, the lightest touch will start to slow you down. Alan
  3. MPG for that journey, I've got it on my hybrid and it's a nice little feature Alan
  4. I'm not sure if the 1.8 hybrid engine would fit, tbh. in all honesty, I drive through a city 90% of the time, so apart from the odd times 100BHP is perfect. I love it, I really like the black interior, the chrome touches round the vents etc. The handling is brilliant, the ride was very bumpy, however it got delivered with 33psi in each tyre, where it should be 29R and 32F, I've lowered the pressures and it's improved it massively! Definitely glad I went to the GR, I'll be taking it to Japfest at Donnington next summer :) Alan
  5. Hi all, So after ordering this over 6 months ago, my new car was finally delivered on Friday. I love it!!! The seats are so comfy, the CVT is great, I’m already starting to get half decent MPG from it, it’s very nippy round town and perfectly planted on the motorway. With it having sports suspension, I was a little apprehensive on how the ride would be, especially round town. I drove over 130 miles yesterday and it settled down a lot, but it was still a little crashy. I checked the tyre pressures and all 4tyres were 33PSI, It should be 29 at the rear and 32 at the front. Since I’ve adjusted the pressures, It’s a lot smoother ride. There are a few reviews of the GR-Sport online and on YouTube, and after driving one myself, I think they’re all wrong. It’s a brilliant car. Alan 081099B7-B7CD-42D9-AD0E-690831E21419.MOV
  6. Thanks pal, the dealer sent me a photo of the front end on Monday and I got quite excited. I’ll make a new post later today once it’s here with some photos 😀 Alan
  7. I'm not massively keen on it yet tbh, I'm sure It'll grow on me. I do like the fact they've changed the auto gear selector inline with the CH-r and Corolla. It'll be nice to see what the Gr's will look like, although I can't see them releasing them yet as the car isn't due till late 2020. In all fairness, I'm not that fussed about the future one as my current spec GR-Sport gets delivered tomorrow Alan
  8. That's pretty decent MPG. My GR-Sport gets delivered next month, can't wait now!! Alan
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    USB music

    I've got the Aygo and it does it with me, there are sometimes it continue from the last track, but mainly starts with Nirvana MTV unplugged. . . . Every damn time! Alan
  10. Have you tried using premium fuel? In my Aygo I use Tesco momentum 99ron and I've noticed a big difference in performance and especially when running air con. Alan
  11. Have you looked at the crank position sensor? Alan
  12. We have it on our current aygo and I use it all the time, quite a handy feature where 30 limits and motorway speed restrictions come in to force. Alan
  13. For hydrogen to catch on, there needs to be some massive infrastructural changes to make it even worth considering buying/leasing one. I know it's new technology and the tech is still reasonably new, but 61k for a car that you couldn't realistically own unless you lived in London, it's too much. Having said that, I can see Toyota making smaller, cheaper models in future once the systems have had all the kinks worked out and once they do and the infrastructure is there, you'll see loads of hydrogen powered vehicles. Alan
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    Dodgy or not?

    I should probably read things first, in that case Jim is correct, it's still not a hard job as long as you can get under properly to have enough space to get the shaft undone. Alan
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    Dodgy or not?

    It's not a hard job to do yourself, the longest part will be lifting the car up and taking the wheels off. The only though part may be separating the ball joint from the hub, sometimes a little "Tappy-tap-tap" is needed, but it shouldn't take long to do yourself. Alan
  16. I can’t wait for it to get here now, i’m Currently getting about 43.6 from my Aygo driving 90% city driving. The aygo was always supposed to be the 2nd car, but i scrapped my old vectra and used this as it was a lot cheaper to run. The GR-Sport arrives mid October, when the aygo goes back. I tried getting a test drive in one, but Toyota have told me it’s quite a rare car and thy can’t get hold of one, Alan
  17. I've had a couple of cars with dual zone climate, my old vectra Elite had it but the air con didn't work as there was a 1"x1" hole thought the condenser. we get a GR-Sport in a couple of months and that has it, it'll be my first hybrid. Alan
  18. What are the yaris hybrids like on auto climate? how does it effect the fuel economy running it all the time. Alan
  19. https://amzn.to/2YC3AUi Here you go. Alan
  20. In all fairness, my current Toyota aygo is one I get through works lease scheme, so I don’t even have to change a wiper blade, I take it to my local dealer and they do it all, however if it was my own car I’d be the first to get my hands dirty. I’ve already ordered a Yaris gr-sport and that will be the same. That’s a fair point, I take my garage and tools for granted at times, I’m one for ‘ if I can do it myself, I will’ I’ve currently got a Saab 9-3 2.0 Turbo in my garage waiting to be tinkered with. Alan
  21. I think they are trying to have your pants down are nearly £200, GSF (https://www.gsfcarparts.com/ ) regularly have sales on and £56 for disks and pads, save £140 by doing it yourself. Alan
  22. Hi mate, The rear camera is powered by the main camera itself, you just plug it in and run the camera cable to the rear of the car, I ran mine under the head liner. You don’t need any additional power, it’s video and power in one cable. Alan
  23. I've got this one https://amzn.to/2YYRIeF in my Aygo, can't fault it tbh Alan