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Fro
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11th Feb 07 at 19:33   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Didn't sound too pretty when we left the BP. At least you got home though
Andy Stocker
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Thinking maybe it would have been better to wait at BP for RAC
StuartVRS
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11th Feb 07 at 19:35   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

ouch
Stu
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The old piston 3 failure? Any ideas whats happened yet? Has it lunched a piston or just done the bottom end?

Unlucky dude! Classic STI engines eh?
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knew about it andy from the txt, did text you to see if you made it but battry died so doubt you got it

gutting
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was it playing up at the pod then?
Andy Stocker
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Originally posted by Stu
The old piston 3 failure? Any ideas whats happened yet? Has it lunched a piston or just done the bottom end?

Unlucky dude! Classic STI engines eh?


It's dark & i'm my no means mechanically minded
I shall walk to the garage I got it from in the morning & tell them whts happened.
Typically had been thinking what a good little engine it had been
jr
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stu it was fine, for 99% of the 18 runs andy did
Stu
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Nightmare! I was always waiting for my P1 to let go y'know!!!!! Get it rebuilt with newage parts (def STI9 crank anyway!) and it will be sweet as a nut!!!

I know the feelin tho pal, my TVR has started smokin a bit - Think it will be gettin rebuilt before my warranty runs out!

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Well I just hope it won't come out of my pocket, thats what the warrenty is for after all!
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Well I just hope it won't come out of my pocket, thats what the warrenty is for after all!


Just forget to tell them it ran 18 times down Santa Pod prior to this bang....

Did ya get some good times though?
MarkM
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At least its under warranty anyway...hopefully they honour it..

Good luck with it
MikeE
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thats gutting mate hope the warrenty covers it
Warren G
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didn't sound too healty when you left use
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check what warranty covers it might be parts only... but trading standards the bastards if they start to make a fuss...
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And again...DO NOT mention the car has been down the pod....
Andy Stocker
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Originally posted by Half Pint
check what warranty covers it might be parts only... but trading standards the bastards if they start to make a fuss...


I asked at the time & they said anything mechanical ....
Warren G
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did a very good time tho
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yes, but they might cover the parts to replace the broken bits and make you pay the labour i have heard of it being done before.

Just take the vasiline in case
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Originally posted by Andy Stocker
Well I just hope it won't come out of my pocket, thats what the warrenty is for after all!


Just forget to tell them it ran 18 times down Santa Pod prior to this bang....

Did ya get some good times though?


13.2 was the best.
Just gonna tell them it started smoking and knocking close to my parents and died just as i got in the road, which a neighbour will vouch for as they had to help me bump it up the kerb
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quote:
Originally posted by Half Pint
yes, but they might cover the parts to replace the broken bits and make you pay the labour i have heard of it being done before.

Just take the vasiline in case


Have to wait and see in the morning
Fro
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quote:
Originally posted by Andy Stocker
quote:
Originally posted by Half Pint
yes, but they might cover the parts to replace the broken bits and make you pay the labour i have heard of it being done before.

Just take the vasiline in case


Have to wait and see in the morning


Got my fingers crossed for ya matey
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not good
Gareth
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Gearbox died in mine and all 4 wheels locked up! cost over 1300 with a new clutch i was gutted as i had just spent over a grand on a service and remap....
lee mitchell
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it sounded like bottom end shells. then i think by the way andy explained over text it must of thrown a rod or something

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