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by Shane M
Sat Nov 08, 2008 6:17 pm
Forum: Car chat
Topic: Garages in Clare area ?
Replies: 23
Views: 1126

Ok all done and running smoothly 8) As KaTaLy5t said it is very handy, the only part which is a pain in the ass is taking off the bottom cover which had about 15 bolts in it... I used a pair of rubber washing up gloves which made it easy to grip the oil filter and twist it off, i didnt need a tool j...
by Shane M
Fri Nov 07, 2008 8:52 pm
Forum: Car chat
Topic: Garages in Clare area ?
Replies: 23
Views: 1126

Ok thanks Noel :)

I thought the oil filter would be bigger than this, it's tiny :?

I bought Castrol Magnatec 10w-40, but ive just realised it says "part synthetic" is this the same as semi synthetic?

Cheers
by Shane M
Fri Nov 07, 2008 6:07 pm
Forum: Car chat
Topic: Garages in Clare area ?
Replies: 23
Views: 1126

ok ive got the oil filter from Toyota.... I gave the part number listed in this forum, but the guy said thats an old number. The part number of the filter he gave me is 90915YZZJ1 and it was €9. I also got 8 litres of Magnatec.

I've decided im gonna give it a go myself, wish me luck :)
by Shane M
Thu Nov 06, 2008 2:36 am
Forum: Problems with your Altezza
Topic: weird noise
Replies: 17
Views: 1394

I have the same noise on mine aswell, if i touch the clutch a little it stops.. I was told by a mechanic that it's the clutch release bearing and is quite common on these cars. He said that it can have something to do with the clutch being adjustable, i think he said it can be adjusted 10% or so eit...
by Shane M
Wed Nov 05, 2008 3:15 pm
Forum: Car chat
Topic: Best Insurance Quote yet :)
Replies: 9
Views: 699

***** :evil:

Good luck in your search mate
by Shane M
Wed Nov 05, 2008 3:02 pm
Forum: Car chat
Topic: Best Insurance Quote yet :)
Replies: 9
Views: 699

i rang them today to clarify this and the quote is with a €4000 excess you can buy back ur excess for €180 for evey €1000 but there will still be a €1000 excess on it it works out at about €2000 in total with a €1000 excess :cry: :cry: Jesus mate thats crazy :shock: The next best quote i got was fr...
by Shane M
Wed Nov 05, 2008 2:14 pm
Forum: Car chat
Topic: Best Insurance Quote yet :)
Replies: 9
Views: 699

wow D2carazy thats some saving :) If you go through the quote process online it allows you to choose your exact model RS200 manual and then when you get the initial quote you're presented with the optional extras to choose from and to requote. If you have full no claims bonus you get full protection...
by Shane M
Wed Nov 05, 2008 1:17 am
Forum: Car chat
Topic: Garages in Clare area ?
Replies: 23
Views: 1126

I already changed the plugs to Denso Iridium and also changed the air filter to Blitz panel filter which to be honest was a waste of money imo cos it doesnt seem any different to the filter i had in. Where can i buy the oil and fuel filters online? or should i just get them from a Toyota dealer? als...
by Shane M
Tue Nov 04, 2008 11:01 pm
Forum: Car chat
Topic: Garages in Clare area ?
Replies: 23
Views: 1126

Thanks for the info, i'll give them a call :)
by Shane M
Tue Nov 04, 2008 8:03 pm
Forum: Car chat
Topic: Best Insurance Quote yet :)
Replies: 9
Views: 699

Best Insurance Quote yet :)

Hey there, Well i got my renewal notice from Hibernian and they quoted me €778 Fully Comp with full no claims protection etc on my RS200. So as i do every year i rung around a few other companies and the cheapest i got was a belter €488 Fully Comp, full no claims protection, personal injury cover, u...
by Shane M
Mon Nov 03, 2008 11:01 pm
Forum: Car chat
Topic: Garages in Clare area ?
Replies: 23
Views: 1126

Do you get all the parts yourself and then book it in? or do they source the parts for you?

Cheers mate
by Shane M
Mon Nov 03, 2008 2:42 pm
Forum: Car chat
Topic: Garages in Clare area ?
Replies: 23
Views: 1126

Garages in Clare area ?

Hi, My Tezza is in need of a full service and was hoping you guys could tell me of any trustworthy garages/mechanics in my area that will do a good job? Im living near Ennis. I would like to do it myself, but don't exactly know how and don't want to mess things up... Anyone do their own service and ...
by Shane M
Mon Nov 03, 2008 1:24 pm
Forum: Newbies - Check-in here!!
Topic: Hi everyone :)
Replies: 17
Views: 1058

No mate wasn't me, even though i only live approx 15 mins from Ennis i haven't been up that way for a few months now.. I do most of my driving around Limerick.
by Shane M
Mon Nov 03, 2008 1:12 pm
Forum: Newbies - Check-in here!!
Topic: Hi everyone :)
Replies: 17
Views: 1058

Re: welcome!

alrite shane where bouts in clare ya from? Im originally from the UK, but been living in Ireland for 8 years... I lived in Ennis for 3 years, but now im living not far from Quin village (pot hole city lol, actually its nothing to laugh about grrrr) ;) More pics of my motor available here Thanks for...
by Shane M
Sun Nov 02, 2008 5:52 pm
Forum: Newbies - Check-in here!!
Topic: Hi everyone :)
Replies: 17
Views: 1058

Hi everyone :)

Hi,

I thought i'd say hello first before i start doing everyones head in with my questions lol, i'm sure i will have some for you very soon :)

Cheers :D

Shane

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