Sold the S4 today (expect it to be on a traders website soon )
The s4 has been a fantastic car,but I ended up wanting something even better on fuel.
Car tax only £140
I should be picking up my new steed tomorrow. it's a 2014 Ford Fiesta St180
Pumaspeed Stage 3R tuned with uprated turbo pushing...
I got a couple of samples of the above as I thought it looked like an interesting product fro interior trims etc.
The wrap is actually a material with an adhesive backing.It goes...
1 thing that I have always felt with the S4 seats is that I feel off center slightly in it.
So I had a measure the other day & it seems that the driver's seat is lower at the centre console side by around 7-8mm.
I think I will investigate further to see if I can adjust this somehow.
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/161894273558?_trksid=p2055119.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT is the part I thik
Good news IMO as...
I have found 2 minuscule coolant leaks on the S4 rad return/overflow T pieces.
No visible signs off coolant loss,but upon closer inspection I found pink residue/coolant on both of them.
I suspect the T joints have gone a little brittle over time
The area i am talking about is highlighted in red...
As you know forced induction = heated air = bad :)
So to address this (without spending £1000+ on a ready made kit) I did the following
I bought a 97-06 Jaguar XJR XKR uprated chargecooler radiator as the measurements were about perfect.
Some hose,clamps,coolant etc
The grand total for the...
Thank goodness for that.
Went through a Green light & a mobility scooter was travelling across the road (cross roads)
Thankfully nobody was hurt,just a trashed mobility scooter as it bounced off my rear wheel.(just a scratch on the wheel)
Police at the time said not to worry as I was not to...