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I love the way that guide is for the “GQV”. Isn’t it the same for all models of Giulietta?
 

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What have I done to my Giulietta today?

Looked at how dirty it is. Checked the weather forecast and found it will be warmer by the weekend so decided it could wait a few days more.

Is procrastinating really bad or just a waste of time?
 

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Fitted the H7 bulbs today, took about 45 mins & only one grazed knuckle.

I did the left one first, removed the washer tank filler spout to make some more room.
I thought the right one was going to be worse due to less space & less visibility but that took far less time, probably because I knew exactly what I was doing after doing the first one ;)

Mobile phone pics help a lot (y)
Just tried doing mine but the muppet that owned it before lost the clips and TAPED the bulbs in !!!!
Anyone know where I can get the clips from, dealer said need whole new headlight!!!
 

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After having a MOT done at the end of November, i had advisories that my front and rear brake discs were pitted and required replacing.
Halfords who did my MOT were of course mega expensive, So i ordered a whole set through Ebay and had them fitted today by another Garage whom i have trusted before in doing work on the family cars.
Bingo all good and saved £100.
 

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Replaced the thermal resistor in my wing mirror after the old one packed up on New Years Eve, suggesting a balmy 29C in Northern Scotland and throwing my climate control into chaos. It lasted nearly six years. Got the mirror apart easily enough using guidance from the thread by AlexGS on here, but much cursing trying to get the new resistor connected successfully, as its all a bit tight in there. Works a treat now (for the moment), and cost around £2.50 for the bit off ebay.


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Replaced the thermal resistor in my wing mirror after the old one packed up on New Years Eve, suggesting a balmy 29C in Northern Scotland and throwing my climate control into chaos. It lasted nearly six years. Got the mirror apart easily enough using guidance from the thread by AlexGS on here, but much cursing trying to get the new resistor connected successfully, as its all a bit tight in there. Works a treat now (for the moment), and cost around £2.50 for the bit of ebay.


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Can you please send me the link as mine is playing up to. Apparently it was - 12 in york today 🤣
 

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Can you please send me the link as mine is playing up to. Apparently it was - 12 in york today

Sure, I got this. Delivered quickly, and seems to work.



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Voting now open for the previous entries December 2019 AO Detailing Competition Vote

Vote for whoever you think deserves to win :thumbs:


January Detailing competition now open for entries January 2020 Detailing Competition Entries

Don't let the title put you off, it doesn't have to be a full detail, a wash & a clean will do, if the car looks good take some pics & submit them, please include some info on what you have done to the car :thumbs:

Check out the updated rules here Monthly Detailing Competition Rules
 

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After 8 years and 2 weeks, my MA’s battery finally packed in. Impressive considering the short journeys we do and that the start stop still worked until recently.. my wife tells me ;)

I guess the insulation jacket helped as well (OEM fitment?)

Fully charged Varta Silver Dynamic D52 for 100 euros is in and is super duper.
 

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Well today I treated the motor to a set of reconditioned 159 alloys and Michelin pilot sport 4's, The previous lady owner had done a good job of scuffing every wheel on the edges and elsewhere, I got these from Veloce's for a good price on the wheels and tyres and they gave me some money for the old wheels, never used them before but they were very helpful and jet washed out my wheel arches at the same time as they were full of years of build up, I'm happy
 

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I'll see how I go, there is my trusted specialist who can definitely do it should I not want to. I had a look at the quite a few previous threads and yes the process doesn't involve that many steps, it's more about calmness, patience and just taking things steady as it seems more fiddly than anything else.
Would you be able to link me to the threads you found with regards to swapping the seats out for leather.
 
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