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      10-22-2009, 10:17 AM   #1
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Help with Mod's

Hi All,

Just starting to get into the modding world and I could do with some help..

Can you get the folding mirrors to operate via the key whilst opening & locking the vehicle?

Where is the best place to buy a Aero front bumper from? I have seen some on ebay from Poland at around 60, need painting and fitting.

Anyone recommend a good window tinting company near Reading?

MSport side skirts, any recommendations where to buy from?

Thanks everyone!!!!
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http://www.pentagonglass.com/default.asp

Very good company for window tinting and have a base in Reading I believe.
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The mirrors no longer fold via the ignition - only by the switch on the door. This feature was removed after August 2006 builds.
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The mirrors no longer fold via the ignition - only by the switch on the door. This feature was removed after August 2006 builds.

Damn it, mines a Sept 06 build, missed it by one month!

Very good company for window tinting and have a base in Reading I believe.

I'll have a look at their website, thanks!
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Hold on, mine is a August 06 build. Any chance I can get the mirrors programmed on my key?
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Hi mate. Phone Sextons reading about the tinting, its half the price of Pentagon and just as good a job.

0118 931 0888

Ask to speak to Andy and say Mega sent you.

Next. I'd call B&W Chiptune in Surrey to see if they can sort the auto folding. They can program pretty much anything, and if its possible - then Jason there will be able to sort you out.

02085703600 or mob: 07831103030


Finally, SSDD motorsport can sort the side skirts and aero kit including painting for you. Check out www.ssdd-motorsport.com


Oh, finally again - as your a mod nut, this is a little cheeky - but you should totally join AHEM !!! Try this one again and I'll be after you!! Mod
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Thanks MEGA,
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The mirrors can be programmed to fold with the key. All you need is to have the dealer activate a code on the car using their ISIS/GT1 machine. The code is listed in the retrofit/activations options on the dealer programming machines.
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Thanks E92, any ideas how much a dealer would charge for this kind of thing?

Hey MEGA,

I joined the website and put you down as the referrer. Looks really good, thanks matey. I'll be sure to check out the window tinting company. Have you had yours done? I here some people have problems with the rear window?
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Not yet but I have had all my previous cars done there. What E92fan is saying is correct, then again he always is. If you can get a dealer to do it cheaply then go for it. I'm certain B&W Chiptune will be able to do it as well though
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Not yet but I have had all my previous cars done there. What E92fan is saying is correct, then again he always is. If you can get a dealer to do it cheaply then go for it. I'm certain B&W Chiptune will be able to do it as well though
And therein lies the rub - it's easy for a dealer to do, and quick for the dealer to do, but is it cheap for the consumer ?! Is it bunnies...

Hello B&W Chiptune..... !!!!!!
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