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by davewilky
Sat Sep 12, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: Main Seat Tarraco chat
Topic: OBDeleven carplay mod?
Replies: 4
Views: 275

Re: OBDeleven carplay mod?

I’m fairly sure that none of the UK models have WiFi capability. My previous Tiguan DID have but not wireless CarPlay.

Most of the 2021 model VW derivatives are shipping with wireless CarPlay.
by davewilky
Fri Sep 11, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: Main Seat Tarraco chat
Topic: OBDeleven carplay mod?
Replies: 4
Views: 275

Re: OBDeleven carplay mod?

I don’t believe the Tarraco has any WiFi capability so wireless CarPlay can’t work.

I have the Carlinkit adapter which works well.
by davewilky
Thu Aug 06, 2020 9:09 am
Forum: Main Seat Tarraco chat
Topic: Hydraulic bonnet stay
Replies: 15
Views: 1898

Re: Hydraulic bonnet stay

The thread length on the XS-supplied nipples is 14mm. They DID supply the nipples (they sent 3 actually) but they fell out of the box as I opened it!! They supplied the u-nut attached to a length of spring steel with another u-nut at the other end. I couldn't figure out how they intended that to fit...
by davewilky
Wed Aug 05, 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: Main Seat Tarraco chat
Topic: Hydraulic bonnet stay
Replies: 15
Views: 1898

Re: Hydraulic bonnet stay

That's a clean solution for sure. I always thought it was a short hydraulic kit that fitted next to the hinge. What was the cost? Not a simple answer I'm afraid. I initially ordered a kit from XS Automobiles & Motorcycles Parts Store through Aliexpress at a cost of $45.16. That kit was useless as t...
by davewilky
Tue Aug 04, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: Main Seat Tarraco chat
Topic: Hydraulic bonnet stay
Replies: 15
Views: 1898

Re: Hydraulic bonnet stay

Yeah, it seems pretty solid. It lifts the bonnet a little less than the fixed strut but only a few mms in it.

Definitely a better solution.
by davewilky
Tue Aug 04, 2020 12:17 pm
Forum: Main Seat Tarraco chat
Topic: Hydraulic bonnet stay
Replies: 15
Views: 1898

Re: Hydraulic bonnet stay

Here's the top mount.

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by davewilky
Tue Aug 04, 2020 12:15 pm
Forum: Main Seat Tarraco chat
Topic: Hydraulic bonnet stay
Replies: 15
Views: 1898

Re: Hydraulic bonnet stay

Just by way of a quick update, the new design strut arrived from China. Reasonably successful but not a perfect execution thus far. The new strut is fine and the top fixing a little unnecessarily complicated but works well. I've attached a photo of the installation and of the little mechanism necess...
by davewilky
Sat Aug 01, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: Main Seat Tarraco chat
Topic: Setting the automatic driver seat position.
Replies: 4
Views: 665

Re: Setting the automatic driver seat position.

In my experience just adjust the seat to your desired position and then press and hold the memory button you want to store.

Once set you can return the seat to that position by a momentary press on the same button.
by davewilky
Mon Jul 13, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: Main Seat Tarraco chat
Topic: Rear light bar on the hybrid Tarraco FRe
Replies: 8
Views: 2127

Re: Rear light bar on the hybrid Tarraco FRe

Alan Pritchard at SEAT Parts established that the rear lights on the FRe are completely different with each light cluster at the rear extending across the back door to meet with a small gap in the middle above the “S”. It may still be possible to upgrade but it’s going to be expensive as both left a...
by davewilky
Sun Jul 12, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: Main Seat Tarraco chat
Topic: iphone cordless charging -
Replies: 5
Views: 923

Re: iphone cordless charging -

The AliExpress unit won’t help you unfortunately as it’s specific for a LHD vehicle. The cigarette lighter socket is on the wrong side for a RHD car. I think they do a version with a flying USB lead which would work. The eBay unit would work- it has nothing to do with Full Link, Android Auto or Appl...