General Discussion: The Motoring Thread Incorporating All Motor Vehicles (Including Motor Cycles.)

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phish avatar

165 posts since 5/1/10

28 Jan 2015 22:53
are bimmer's noticeably sensitive to tyre pressure changes?

steering on mine's started pulling ever so slightly and a quick tyre pressure check shows like a 1psi difference in the front - but can't imagine that small a difference making any impact?

cba if it needs the wheels realigning - potential blag on a 2 month old motor? fucking potholes.
Mike Hunt
Mike Hunt avatar

1665 posts since 6/6/03

28 Jan 2015 22:59
Fuck all to-do with the tyres son.
Entropic avatar

251 posts since 1/4/12

28 Jan 2015 23:14
tracking shouldn't be out after a couple months
phish avatar

165 posts since 5/1/10

2 Feb 2015 22:09
even if you hit a pothole or whatever?
toocan avatar

509 posts since 7/11/07

3 Feb 2015 07:53
phish wrote: …steering on mine's started pulling ever so slightly..

which way is it pulling? To the left?
EVERS avatar

8571 posts since 2/7/06

3 Feb 2015 16:51
course tracking /alignment can be done by a pothole or fucked/uneven tyres. get it done and if it aint that, take it back
andymakesglasses avatar

19460 posts since 26/1/06

18 Feb 2015 09:35
EVERS avatar

8571 posts since 2/7/06

25 Feb 2015 17:01
do saabs break?
illwill avatar

1538 posts since 17/5/04

posted 25 Feb 2015 17:28, edited 25 Feb 2015 17:28
Their reputation for ridiculous longevity was lost under GM ownership but I wouldn't say they are any more or less reliable than the equivalent Vauxhall/Ford/VW as long as it has been maintained.

There are major Saab bargains to be had since the marque went under. People get nervous about owning something that's defunct but parts will be plentiful for years to come.
DuffMan avatar

13089 posts since 21/2/07

25 Feb 2015 17:38
Didn't realise they were bankrupt again!
EDW avatar

2530 posts since 23/2/10

2 Mar 2015 20:25
Put my A3 into Audi this morning, Engine management light on and stop start system fault showing - felt really sluggish aswell, wouldn't get the revs up. Hopefully all under warranty if anything bad!

Whilst i was there, said there were 300 15' plate cars going out this week, oil crash? what oil crash?