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by Fred99
Thu Aug 16, 2018 10:16 am
Forum: Main Seat Ateca chat
Topic: Hello! OBD11 and Wifi
Replies: 6
Views: 543

Re: Hello! OBD11 and Wifi

So does Apple Siri - activated from the steering wheel button.
by Fred99
Tue Aug 14, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: Main Seat Ateca chat
Topic: WLTP - Lead Times and other impacts
Replies: 108
Views: 10287

Re: WLTP - Lead Times and other impacts

I wonder if SEAT UK have different problems with WLTP because of the immensely complicated structure of the UK tax system relating to cars, all based on official CO2 emissions? Road tax, BIK and restricted zones etc. etc. Here in Spain about the only thing that is affected by the CO2 figures is the ...
by Fred99
Wed Aug 08, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Main Seat Ateca chat
Topic: Speed cameras
Replies: 56
Views: 8170

Re: Speed cameras

So have Waze issued an update to allow it to integrate with IOS12 and CarPlay? Google maps don't see to have done so yet.
by Fred99
Mon Aug 06, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: Main Seat Ateca chat
Topic: Front Internal Pillar Removal
Replies: 3
Views: 588

Re: Front Internal Pillar Removal

On the general subject of dash cams, It is worth noting that if you are planning trips to Europe, dash cams in some countries are illegal to use and in some they are even illegal to own! Always check this before you take a foreign trip.
by Fred99
Sun Aug 05, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Main Seat Ateca chat
Topic: How do you drive in a heatwave?
Replies: 4
Views: 788

Re: How do you drive in a heatwave?

I leave the climate control at 20c all year round. I never ever drive with the windows open and have never bothered with an internal fold up thing for the windscreen. To be fair I am lucky enough to have Alcantara seats, black leather would be awful. I just get in the car and drive it away. No probl...
by Fred99
Sat Aug 04, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Burning smell
Replies: 2
Views: 505

Re: Burning smell

Mine did for the first few times I drove it. It should go away.
by Fred99
Sat Aug 04, 2018 11:28 am
Forum: Main Seat Ateca chat
Topic: WLTP - Lead Times and other impacts
Replies: 108
Views: 10287

Re: WLTP - Lead Times and other impacts

It's not the engine that is tested, it is the car in full road trim. As the results can vary depending on things like wheel size and even the weight of accessories, VAG have now got to test literally hundreds of cars individually. There is only so much time and equipment available.
by Fred99
Wed Aug 01, 2018 10:35 pm
Forum: Main Seat Ateca chat
Topic: wheel spacers
Replies: 27
Views: 2407

Re: wheel spacers

Fine - if you want a hot SUV buy one of those. More street cred than a few wheel spacers.
by Fred99
Wed Aug 01, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: Main Seat Ateca chat
Topic: wheel spacers
Replies: 27
Views: 2407

Re: wheel spacers

Matthijs82 wrote:
Wed Aug 01, 2018 4:30 pm
f hot-suv's wern't a thing, there wouldn't be a Q5s or an X5M.
As you say, there are now loads of hot SUVs from Porsche to Lamborghini.

Sadly the Ateca is not one of them., however far the wheels stick out!
by Fred99
Tue Jul 31, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Paint defect
Replies: 6
Views: 787

Re: Paint defect

The only way you could get a stone chip there would be if you were racing someone on a gravel road at 50 in reverse!

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