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5L FANFARO VDX 5W-30 ACEA C3 Synthetic Engine Oil API SN/CH-4 Dexos2 - £15.19 delivered using code autocubeautoparts / eBay
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Posted 14th JunPosted 14th Jun
Suitable for GM vehicles. TYPE Advanced fuel saving Engine Oil SAE 5W-30 API SN/CH-4, ACEA C3 VOLKSWAGEN 505 01 BMW Longlife-04 MB 229.52, MB 229.51/229.31 GM dexos2 CHRYSLER MS-11… Read more
Proveright

It's green? Was this the one that was invented on BlackAdder?

perkypig

...yes, it's great...and great reviews too ;-)

chrisdarl

Good price! Anyone used this brand before?

DavidMaclean

Good price. Heat given

Redex MOT Emissions Reducer Diesel 400ml - £5 @ Tesco
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Posted 11th JunPosted 11th Jun
Good price for this. Using Redex Pre-Mot before the test will help to reduce emissions so can help you pass your Mot. It also helps improve the life of your engine
Delbert.Grady

Same here, my MOT tester always struggled to get my diesel transit to pass, even though I always did the "Italian tune-up" on the way to the garage. This stuff sorted it.

littld

Is this how VW made their diesels appear to be compliant? Given emissions are responsible for tens of thousands of deaths every year it seems short-sighted to just use it to pass a test...

badbunny42

Works for me too, I've not failed on emissions in 3 years of using this, but failed almost every year of the previous 4 or 5

kooben

same here.

Gollywood

This did the trick for me and got my car through the MOT after it failed on emissions

Mol Petrol Eco-V Fuel System Power Clean, One Shot Extreme Performance £1, In Store @ Poundland (Argyle Street, Glasgow)
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Posted 10th JunPosted 10th JunLocalLocal
Assuming this is an alternative to Redex? (Don't shoot me, I know nothing about these things, boyf buys Redex now and then). In store at Argyle Street, Glasgow: Also in this store… Read more
zcaprd7

Buy the cheapest supermarket fuel, and chuck this in, and voila premium fuel...

louiselouise

I've seen a few threads about Redex with, bickering, shall we say, suggesting that it's snake oil. No idea, personally XD

Dell_Boy

The boyfriends not always right. Voted hot to match the weather 🥵

Autoglym BSC500US Bodywork Shampoo Conditioner, 500ml - £3.98 (+£4.49 Non-Prime) @ Amazon
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Posted 9th JunPosted 9th Jun
A low foaming, deep cleaning shampoo with a water repellent finish for easy rinsing and ongoing protection. A clean car is a thing of beauty and it’s easy to achieve with Bodywork… Read more
MrWhit

https://www.carparts4less.co.uk/p/meguiars-gold-class-car-wash-shampoo-conditioner-1-89ltr-549771151 Or this from Car Parts 4 Less for anyone without prime - £16.66...Free delivery over £15 and 4% Quidco

rebel

I feel that you could benefit from adding in a decontamination step (maybe on alternate washes) with an iron fallout product (just prior to using this contact wash).

jonconlon

Perhaps do a deep clean and decontamination (fallout remover and clay) of the car when you get it, then polish and then sealant/wax/ceramic or graphine coating. There are a lot of good channels on YouTube such as forensic detailing to get some good information.

ukstud1

Yes, don't do a prewash (the snow foam won't work so good), and finish with wax.

mattturner756

If I do prewash, snow foam, this, then a basic polish - am I missing anything obviously off from this? Just talking about a regular monthly wash rather than a deep clean.

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Autoglym WCM450 Wheel Cleaning Mousse 500ml - £7.31 Amazon Prime (+£4.49 Non Prime)
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Posted 9th JunPosted 9th Jun
A pH neutral wheel cleaner that expands and clings to the contours of your wheel ensuring total coverage. pH neutral - safe and effective to use on all alloy types. Expands into … Read more
IceyDrink

Use Autoglym Magma, Best for iron particles stuck on wheels! About £9 from halfords. I used it on a set of 20+ year old wheels and they look nearly brand new (highfive)

Cantwin

Using the link it says £8.02, Prime, for me https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07N6S8J45?smid=A3P5ROKL5A1OLE

robbp

how do you find that, ive used autosmart products and they are a little harsh, well they are if the wind goes that way and you get a throat full. my wheels are protected but i do have quite alot of brake dust

FrankieC

That I would pay good money for.

Yeager

Possibly, but more likely to be iron fallout from brake pads. Look at Bilt Hamber Auto Wheel Cleaner. It’s very effective and gets awards for good reason.

£5 off MOT Bookings with code at ATS Euromaster
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01/08/2021Expires on 01/08/2021Posted 7th JunPosted 7th Jun
kevin.smithyeV

I recently (21 days ago) had my Renault Clio 4 MOT tested by Formula 1. Normally they wizz through but as the area manager was in with regional manager they went through it with fine tooth comb. Was the very first time I've ever seen a tester wash the windscreen to look for chips and damage. Even checked the filler cap. Now I was very happy that A, it passed with 2 advisories and B, they were thorough with it. Ppl forget it's not just their own safety but other road users too. IMO there are far too many people who just want a years ticket and that's it. Wake up people. They will tell you if there is work that need attention but that doesn't mean you have to get them to do it. Take it to another garage and ask for them to assess and give you their opinion. I've done it all motoring life. Yes some places like halfrauds among others will try and pull your pants down and not lube up before delivering you the shocking figures they want but they are not all like it. My 1 piece of advice is take it to the same garage and build a good rapport with them. They will in turn show you respect and not pull your pants down.

Chronos1213

Yes the mots there for a reason and by sounds of it you take good care of your car so nothing to be worried about

Osiferdribble

It looks like £5 of the full MOT price of £54.85 looking at the deal,so confusing...

lazyfish

I take good care of my car and have high qualifications in HGV or LGV (which ever) mechanics. I took my car for an air con refresh but when I arrived they told me they had no air con gas. I then had to rebook but mentioned I was booked in for a MOT elsewhere and would have to work around that. As a "gesture of good will" for wasting my time etc.. they carried out a MOT on my car at the same time as the aircon for an additional £20. I was watching closely and the tester went over and beyond to try and find a fault to recoup their money.

Chronos1213

I went not long ago and had a really good experience. More for people who actually take good care of their car and are unlikely to need big repairs.