Article December 16, 2018

2nd service, gearbox fluid and shock absorbers... (2/2)

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Two weeks have passed by since my last post. Actually the car has been successfully serviced a week ago, however, a few issues appeared, which is the reason why I postponed posting.

“Beaten” oil

The image...

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Article December 16, 2018

2nd service, gearbox fluid and shock absorbers... (2/2)

Words count 4.6k Reading time 4 mins.

Two weeks have passed by since my last post. Actually the car has been successfully serviced a week ago, however, a few issues appeared, which is the reason why I postponed posting.

“Beaten” oil

The image speaks for itself. Due to the hot summer the ...

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Article December 02, 2018

2nd service, gearbox fluid and shock absorbers... (1/2)

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Oil change

12.000km later with the 9-3 its time for its second service. This time I will try a different oil - Mannol 5W40 Extreme. Usually I use Total Quartz Energy 9000, however since the Mannol was unbelievably cheap, I couldn’t resist trying it and...

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Article October 21, 2018

314mm brake upgrade (2/2)

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I was really excited for the parts to arrive and luckily they came pretty fast. Tuesday I was already greated by the brake pads, followed by the rotors and clamps on Wednesday and the calipers on Thursday afternoon.

What shall I say? Alone the weight...

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Article October 15, 2018

314mm brake upgrade (1/2)

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Time to go big - this is what I had in mind the last time I was on the Autobahn. Even though I am a calm driver, I enjoy going fast on the Autobahn.

Some might say now - this is dangerous!
Absolutely it is! However, I only hit these speeds when traffic...

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