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Iced-T last won the day on July 2 2016

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About Iced-T

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  • Vehicle Make
    Mitsubishi, Audi
  • Vehicle Model
    Colt A156,Lancer C12, A4-2015
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    1.4 , 1.5, 1.8T Petrol
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  1. Iced-T

    Engine Tune Up

    Hi Mazda2, Did you replace your tyres? (Normally a tyre change would be around 40,000km) sometimes a significant drop in economy could be the result of a lower quality tyre being put on to your car (or tyre pressure not correct). Also check the exhaust line to see if there are any leaks. (highly doubt this though since the car is so new) Regards, Iced-T
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    225/50 R17 NS20 Nankang

    Hi, Has anyone used the Nankang NS20 tyre? I would like to know if it is a decent tyre to buy for SL roads. regards, Iced-T
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    Fuel Efficiency

    Vehicle: 2015 Audi A4 (Stock) Transmission : Automatic Engine Capacity : 1800CC Fuel: 95 Octane Consumption : City - 9-10 kmpl, Outstation - 10-11 kmpl (With Aircon) Vehicle: 1985 Mitsubishi Lancer C12 (Stock) Transmission : Manual Engine Capacity : 1500CC Fuel: 92 Consumption : City - 9-10 kmpl, Outstation - 11-12 kmpl (With Aircon) Vehicle: 1980 Mitsubishi Colt A156 (tuned to perform) Transmission : Manual Engine Capacity : 1400CC Fuel: 92 Consumption : City - 7-8 kmpl, Outstation - 8-10 kmpl (With Aircon)
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    Vinyl sticker wrap

    I would like to know the legal implications of adding a vinyl sticker wrap to a car to make the vehicle 2 tone. The top half of the car being the original color and the bottom half will have the sticker. The vehicle is a 1980 Mitsubishi Colt. Any help is much appreciated. Regards, Iced-T
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    Wiper Arms Scratching Glass

    Hi @Iroshw Did they use a compound that looks like this (cerium oxide) ... mix with water and use a buffing tool ? Regards, Iced-T
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    Rough Idle On 4G12 Engine

    @GAPAUTO did u solve this issue ?
  7. Hi, Are there any 2 door Nissan Datsun Sunny B211 Cars in Sri Lanka? Did any of the coupe versions come down to SL? Regards, Iced-T
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    Gearbox - Lancer C12

    Hi Davy, I have been always using ceypetco 90 gear oil for this car. This was always the case on cold mornings with this reconditioned gearbox. These few days it has been quite cold in the mornings maybe thats why I feel it more. I dont recall anything like this with the original gearbox.
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    Gearbox - Lancer C12

    When the car is cold, shifting from gear 1 to 2 and down shifting from 2 to 1 is difficult. Its slots in though but its just a bit difficult to engage (no grinding or anything) But when the car is driven for about 10 minutes it sorts its self out and the shifting is fluid. I am aware that the oil needs to be sloshed around a bit for the gears to get lubricated properly. But I was wondering shouldnt the gearbox oil have a minimum or optimum operating temperature? ( for example when the ignition is switched on the gearbox oil starts to warm up ). Regards, Iced-T
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    Gearbox - Lancer C12

    Hi.... Sorry to bring back this topic. Is there an electric heater that is supposed to be connected to the gearbox? Regards, Iced-T
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    Steering wheel vibration when idling

    Thanks Davy, I got this vibration as soon as I fixed a vibration on the drivers side door . Anyway there is no play on the steering wheel. The engine seems to be vibrating the normal amount I think. I tried recording it but on the video nothing can be seen. But ur right it cant be anything other than the mounts or the steering bushes. I hope i dont have to put the car in for more than a day. These are busy times.
  12. Hi all, I get excessive steering wheel vibration on idle, my idle rev is around 900Rpm (with aircon running). But when I give it a little bit of gas it stops (around 1000RPM). The vibration is only when the car is idling. My engine mounts are new. Any help is much appreciated. Iced-T
  13. Peugeot 3008 looks like a nice vehicle. .. i am guessing it might be in that range. Here is the link. http://peugeot.lk/ Or how about the VW golf?
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    Thermostat replacement

    Thanks, I will keep the system dismantled until i search for a replacement thermostat. should be about 3 or 4 hours. I am hoping this would not affect the properties of the coolant water mixture. Also will I require a gasket sealant to put on the thermostat housing when I close it up again?
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    Thermostat replacement

    Hi .. I have just noticed that the thermostat on my car has stopped working. I want to remove it and get it replaced some time this week. The only issue is that I just filled in new coolant into the system (last week). Will I lose a lot of coolant when I remove the thermostat housing? Or should I drain the radiator into a bucket .. and just pour it all back in? Vehicle details : Lancer C12 , 4G15 engine. Thanks.
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