matt@theforce

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About matt@theforce

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  • First Name
    Matthew
  • Gender*
    Male
  • Toyota Model
    Auris Sport Tourer 1.6 / Rav 4 2.2 Invincible
  • Toyota Year
    2013
  • Location
    Yorkshire

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  1. x4 17" 5 Spoke Auris Alloy Wheels, I've had these on my '13plate Auris Sport Tourer for the last 3 summers (used as summer wheels) They are in good condition, only superficial marks, no buckles, no kerb marks, no cracks, holds the air in the tyres, no puncture repairs to any tyre. x4 Kumho Ectsa le sport 225/45/17 94y xl. All tyres have 3mm tread remaining. The pictures were taken in the following order * all * Wheel 1 then 2 , 3, 4 * there are 3 tread depth measurements per tyre starting with wheel 1 Priced at £450, located S36 9NA (Penistone, South Yorkshire) I can take them with me to work in Leeds for collection if that helps Thanks for looking Matthew
  2. I purchased these for my 2013 Auris. They worked without any error codes & passed the MOT with them in. I'm in the process of preparing the car to sell so no longer need these. 【 Plug & Play, IP68 Waterproof 】No need worried about rain or harsh environments. Low power consumption, high performance, environmental protection, long service life. 【 Outstanding Cooling Function 】 High Quality aluminum heat sink and high speed built in fan, heat dissipation fast, support bulb stability and continuous illumination. 【 9012 HIR2 LED Headlamp Upgrade Replacement Bulb 】 Cree LED chips bring super brightness, excellent, beautiful light beam pattern but no dark spot. Bring Xenon effect for most 12V vehicles like cars, motorcycles, SUV etc. £25 delivered via Royal Mail 2nd class recorded. Matthew
  3. I have a K&N filter that has been in use for approx 1000 miles. Will be selling the car soon so no longer needed. £40 delivered (Payment by paypal) Matthew
  4. Toyota RAV4 Genuine Boot Tray (2013 2.2 AWD). Condition is Used. Collection from Penistone area or I can bring it with me to work for collection in Leeds £40 Matthew
  5. Genuine Toyota Auris Sport Tourer Roof Bars. Used on a 2013 plate. The rubber runners come out allowing direct fitment of cycle racks/roof boxes etc. Bars are lockable to the roof, comes with keys and torque tool for fitting. Collection only from Penistone area or can bring with me to work for collection in Leeds £70 Matthew
  6. I'm running a 32gb USB stick in my Auris and don't have any trouble at all. Mine is formatted as FAT32 but I do have my files in folders by artist
  7. I looked into this last year for my 13plate Auris 1.6. I ended up finding a kit in the USA, I can't find it in my history but it was around $3500 & came with clutch, turbo,intercooler, pipework and another ECU. The kit gave approx 50ftlb tourque & 50bhp. I've always been into modifying cars, not just for extra power but because I can and I enjoy it. My circumstances have changed so I won't be persuing this any further but I would have loved to have done it, the extra tourque would have made this car a little more entertaining
  8. I've been running the Osram Cool Blue Intense bulbs in my '13 plate Auris. I generally get around 10 months to a pair of bulbs, 18k per year driving. I can't help but think it is either something to do with the HIR2 bulb design or down to the car but every car I've ever owned I've run Osram Cool Blue bulbs and once fitted they've lasted the length of car ownership.
  9. I can't see anything written down in my service plan or on the Toyota website but I'm sure I heard any parts needed outside of a service plan would get 10% discount on, which is another benefit of a Service Plan. I've done my own car maintenance since 1995 when I passed my driving test, now I'm happy to pay someone the change the oil/filters/brakes etc instead of me doing it in the rain/snow/wind etc so I can enjoy more time doing what I would like to do. Each to their own but I'm 100% happy with the Toyota Service Plan I have. In my eyes it is very good value for money, my dealer is very willing to accommodate a courtesy car with my strange working hours, pricing for parts and labor is competitive & I have trust in them, they have never tried to sell me something that wasn't needed. I bought my car from this dealer at 3 years old, it has never been anywhere else for servicing so when it had a whine and the clutch pedal sticking to the floor at 4yr/50wk old they took the car straight in and a new clutch kit/thrust release bearing fitted under warranty. I also think having a good relationship with the garage helps. It's not to say that you wouldn't get the same service from an independent garage but we all have our own idea's & values for 'good value'
  10. I took my service plan out in 2017, I guess it all depends on how good the service department is, the guys in Wakefield sat with me and discussed all available options which allowed us to tailor the plan to be what I wanted it to be. I drive around 18,000 per year in my Auris. Spark Plugs/Engine & Gearbox oils/MOT's/Aircon service/fuel treatment/engine coolant/air & pollen filters are all included in my plan & I have a very healthy saving over the duration of the plan. I personally think its very good value for money & I would take out another plan.
  11. I bought my 2013 1.6 auris tourer @ 2 1/2 yr old & 26k miles on it. I've had it for 2 1/2 years & now have 61k miles on it. I don't regret buying it, its a great family car & commuter. I live on the edge of the Peak District and it gets run up/down lots of hills/country roads/A & B roads, motorways & city driving, its gets very varied use. Overall average mpg since I bought it is 42mpg, this includes traveling with a full size roof box, bikes & I'm chuffed to bits with the economy. I'm not worried by mileage, infact I intend to see how many miles I can get out of it before its ready for scrapping.