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S4 - Getting the hang of it

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  1. Brendanmck
    10-11-2017 08:03 PM
    Brendanmck
    Thanks James talk with you then .
  2. Brendanmck
    03-11-2017 10:31 PM
    Brendanmck
    Hi James was looking for some advice. My mechanic says the oil leak I have is coming from the back of my engine from the head gasket. I'm not losing compression or mixing oil and water just an annoying leak.so I'm looking down the line of some preventive maintenance as my car is on 88000 miles now. So I'm thinking of doing the rod bearings and the head gasket and all of the important engine seals and gaskets vanois water pump etc. What should I be paying in parts and labour for this kind of job I've been quoted 1350 for labour alone from one specialist . Any advice would be much appreciated thanks
  3. Brendanmck
    22-03-2014 10:16 PM
    Brendanmck
    Got those clamps fitted James top job thanks again .
  4. Brendanmck
    09-02-2014 10:58 PM
    Brendanmck
    I agree with you James the Peugeot clamps look awful. I'd like to get a set from yourself how much are they?
  5. Brendanmck
    07-02-2014 11:45 PM
    Brendanmck
    Monkey I believe your the man to speak to regarding exhaust clamps. Hope you can help me out I need two for the back section of my car. Thanks Brendan.
  6. Porker
    25-06-2013 08:09 PM
    Porker
    Hi James!

    I'm driving the car again indeed, in fact I've just returned from Le Mans! It didn't miss a beat there, but sadly this morning it refused to start again (after 3 times it eventually started), so I'm afraid the fix wasn't permanent.

    The mechanic changed the sensors for the hood, as the previous mechanic had tampered with them. Aside from that he made sure all relavant connections were properly connected, as he didn't seem to find any real fault. It seemed to have cured it for a while, will let you know if and when it comes back, I might ship the car over to the UK in that case.

    All the best,

    Frank
  7. 0836whimper
    14-06-2013 10:35 AM
    0836whimper
    I'll take a look at the vids tonight/tomorrow and post up, just been a bit busy.

    Also finish the exhaust tomorrow hopefully, weather permitting

    Cheers

    Mark
  8. gingernuts
    09-06-2013 12:10 PM
    gingernuts
    Haha, he keeps hinting at it, I'm trying to convince him at the moment.

    Its not done it since we went away so finger crossed the relay has solved it!

    mine were painted gloss. I have a spare set of standard ones if you want to get them painted.
  9. adem.csl
    31-05-2013 11:14 PM
    adem.csl
    Hi james great to meet you and enjoyed doin the laps with you.if anything does come up please give me a shout.as i said 20+ years experience and level 3 quailfied.thanx
  10. plumber vic
    16-05-2013 09:39 PM
    plumber vic
    Hi James
    Nice to meet u today ,thanks again for looking over the car
    good to know it got more or less a clean bill of health.
    my email is victor@cunnell.wanadoo.co.uk

    C U Friday Vic

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    A BMW enthusiast. Main dealer senior diagnostic tech for 12 years. Motorsport tech as well.
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