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About davey l wrx

  • Birthday 03/09/1971

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    Westhill, Joint Moray/Aberdeenshire area RO
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    Playing guitar, rock music, cars, reading, the odd PS3 game.
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    JDM Hawk 400 bhp

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  1. Subaru Recall 04 - 07 Impreza

    All sorted - IM contacted Subaru in Japan and they authorised the work and gave them a work round for the VIN code issue. All completed in 30 minutes this afternoon
  2. Subaru Recall 04 - 07 Impreza

    Time for some thread resurrection - got the letter and booked the wifes car and mine in at the4 same time. Hers was done 2 months ago I've just had the call that they can do mine.... maybe! My car is a Jap import and has a 6 digit Vin Code. Subaru need a 17 digit vin code to input to the system. There are loads of imports in the country so I'm lost as to how Subaru don't know what to do. I was told we may not be able to do the fix on your car, I pointed out it's a Global recall so they should be able to do it. Anyone else had this problem!
  3. Where Is Everyone?

    Still here - struggling along with 2 scoobs between me and wife. Been a hard year with work and cash flow - I took a 10% pay cut and the wifes Ex got laid off so between what he usually gave us for the kids and my cut we're £1,000 a month worse off so things have been tight. Haven't had a chance to get out and do anything this year, having said that most of the usual suspects up here have had their cars off the road for various reasons, mine was in the garage 3 weeks at the start of the year as well. Hopefully next year will be better
  4. MOT emissions fail

    I'm having the same problem with mine. Been in the garage for 2 weeks now and won't pass the emissions test. I've had an engine light on for over 12 months but was told i'd had a mouse under the bonnet and a wire or 2 had been chewed and the fault was on an O2 sensor - they'd checked it and all was well. Turns out it was the Lambda sensor - now changed £550 just for the sensor. But they now think due to the fault the car was slightly over fuelling and thats ruined the CAT. Now waiting on the price of the new cat to onto the bill for the service, MOT, rear brakes and sensor (already sat at about £1,400). I've got a full Milltek system from the down pipe back fitted so lord knows what this is going to add to the bill. Usually it passes with some engine flush / injector cleaner and a little run to warm the cat up properly. Nice big bills like this have me looking at alternative cars it has to be said!
  5. Is it just me or does anyone else fancy fitting one of VW's computers that 'know when the car is being tested' and adjusts the engine mapping to fit. It would certainly save me a lot of hassle at MOT time Now VW have been found out how many more manufacturers will be drawn into this one. One things for sure if there's the chance to sue car makers the Yanks will not let it drop. There are already rumours that Merc and Chrysler are at it as well. We shall see
  6. Sigma Alarm Problem - Help Please

    i know, makes a change!
  7. Sigma Alarm Problem - Help Please

    bugger, luckily when the fob on my old scoob went it was in Tesco's car park which was free. I had to contact a guy on Scoobynet - Sigma Sam, gave him the serial number of the alarm control box and he got the code and talked me through setting it all up. He can even get replacement fobs for you so you have a spare!
  8. Which Type Of Fuel Is Cool?

    For a WRX standard unleaded is fine. I ran my blob on it for years with no issues. But - there is an alleged slight gain in power and fuel ecconomy if you use Super Unleaded. I certainly saw more MPG with 99ron than i did on 97 or 95ron. I've got a hawk STI and the wife has a Hawk WRX SL we both use Tesco Super Unleaded and haven't had any issues. I've put BP Ultimate, Shell V-Power (or whatever it's called these days) and Tesco 99 in mine with no noticeable difference in performance or fuel ecconomy. At the end of the day put in the best you can afford to run it on, 99 is better but a WRX should be fine on 97.
  9. Boyndie Sprint

    It's Boyndie time again. Part of the Scotish Sprint and Hill Climb Champs - 1 1/2 laps of the Boyndie track with everything from Formula Fords to Scoobs, Evos and Pug 106's in action. I've been told Rich is in action again this year in his scooby hopefully he'll better his times from last year where every lap as an improvement on the last. The morning is usually for warm up / set up ad the action begins in the afternoon. It being British Grand Prix weekend i think i'll be heading over on the Saturday afternoon for a few hours so i can watch the F1 on Sunday. So if your going add your name to the list - day if you feel like it 1. Davey L WRX - Sat PM
  10. Boyndie Sprint 5Th-6Th July

    Holy thread resurection! There's a Boyndie Sprint coming up soon - there will be a thread on here as we are planning a meet up
  11. 14Th June - Rrrrallye Day Keith

    yay..... I'll have to scour the garage for the flags!
  12. Just a heads up for those with an 04 - 07 Impreza. Subaru have a recall out for a possiblt passenger airbag inflator issue. http://subaru.co.uk/news/subaru-recall-notice-impreza-models-2004-2007/ SUBARU RECALL NOTICE: IMPREZA MODELS (2004 – 2007) 4th June 2015As part of its quality processes Fuji Heavy Industries, parent company to Subaru Automobile has issued an official recall campaign relating to possible front passenger air bag SPI inflator failure. The recall notice applies only to Impreza models (including WRX and STI) built between 2004 and 2007. The recall does not affect any other models in the Subaru range. The vehicles affected are equipped with front passenger air bag SPI inflators manufactured by air-bag maker Takata. The recall has received widespread media coverage as Takata supplies a number of Japanese vehicle manufacturers. It has been found that the inflators in the passenger airbag may experience an alteration over time, potentially leading to over-aggressive combustion in the event of an airbag deployment, leading to risk of injury. Subaru UK is advising owners of all Impreza models built between 2004 and 2007 to contact their local dealer at their earliest convenience to have the front passenger airbag inflator replaced free of charge. Please note, this applies to passenger side airbags only and we therefore advise you avoid seating occupants in the front passenger seat until the work has been carried out. For details of your nearest dealer, please see the Dealer Locator on www.subaru.co.uk. Better get my 2 booked in!
  13. 14Th June - Rrrrallye Day Keith

    I assume Peter is exempt from filling in the registration - or he'll be there all day!
  14. 14Th June - Rrrrallye Day Keith

    no worries, it's on the MAD Scoobies FaceTube page as well. So people in Indonesia and Kazaksthan know about it!
  15. 14Th June - Rrrrallye Day Keith

    Ok first show of the year we regularly attend is Rrrrallye Day in Keith, this year being held on Sunday the 14th June. I'll put a list up for those who will be attending, as usual we will have the Club stand - flags, banners and maybe the Gazebo if we have enough of us to fill it! There is a sheet you neded to fill in send back to Linda to register your car or you'll be parking with the general pubic in the school car park. The sheet to fill in, print, sign and send id below the list. 1. Davey L WRX 2. Scottish Taffy ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ NOTES AND REGULATIONS PERTAINING TO VEHICLE ENTRIES 1. No vehicle (entrant or otherwise) will be admitted to the Rrrrallye after 10am on Sunday 14th June 2015. This rule will be strictly adhered to and unfortunately all late arrivals will be asked to park in the public car park.2. Would all entrants please note that they are required to display vehicles from 10am – 4pm on Sunday 14th June.3. I understand that photographs might be taken throughout the event and that my photo might appear on the Rrrrallye website or be used for advertising purposes at a later date. 4. No gratuities will be paid to entrants.5. Insurance cover & movement of vehicles:a) It is the responsibility of all persons whether they are named entrants or not to ensure that prior to their driving any vehicle anywhere in the show area that he / she is legally covered against third party risk (Owners of the vehicles have the additional responsibility to ensure they do not “cause or permit” a contravention of this legal requirement). During the event no vehicle shall be driven from the vehicle compound except where it’s movement is supervised by a Rrrrallye Team member.c) The owners of vehicles will be responsible for any bills to clean their area arising from oil/fuel spillage which from their vehicle (previous oil spillage will have been noted at this point) 6. Acceptance of Note and Regulations:a) In submitting the attached entry form it is accepted that all entrants have read, understood and are willing to abide by all the aforementioned Notes and Regulations. DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY:Rrrrallye does not accept any liability for any illness, accident, damage or injury to owners, drivers, spectators, ground, vehicles or any persons or property whatsoever. Thank you very much for attending our Rrrrallye we very much appreciate your support for our event, remember to vote for your best car in each club on the day of the Rrrrallye, awards will be handed out at the end of the day, good luck.-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Please Sign and return to Linda at address below Signature …………………………………………..……………………………….. Date …………………………………………… ENTRANT DETAILS NameEmail:Vehicle registration: Vehicle model:Name of Motor Club (if applicable): Linda Harper 11 Hay Crescent, Keith, AB55 5AR ore-mail Rrrrallye@live.co.uk