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Is this FR or FR+ Leon TDI MK1

Discussion in 'Leon Mk1 (2000-2006)' started by John Relf, Sep 19, 2019.

  1. John Relf

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    Hi. First post on forum.
    Just got a MK1 TDI Pd150 FR Leon after previously having had a MK2 Pd170 FR.
    I believe it to have Cupra R wheels on it (17") but unsure of bumpers (front bumper different to other FR's I looked at)
    Is this a standard FR or FR+ which I've been lead to believe had a factory Cupra R bodykit on it.
    Advice appreciated
     

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  2. Alexis27

    Alexis27 Active Member

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    FR+ from factory since it's a 55 reg.
     
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  3. Nathan penney

    Nathan penney Nathan P

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    Looks like a good car. You’ve gone to a mk1 from a mk2?
    Good man! Lol
    I went back to mk1 Cupra R after owning many different cars for 13 years and still think the simplicity of a mk1 compared to touch screens and driving settings is pure joy.
    I had a Tdi in 2004 it was phenomenal. Loads of torque for everyday driving but I used used to get about 600 miles out of a tank of diesel.
    The only differences externally between yours and a Cupra R are the R has 18’ wheels ( same style) and single exhaust compared to the twin exhaust on the Tdi.
    Enjoy your car.
     
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  4. Alexis27

    Alexis27 Active Member

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    Plus silver wing mirrors :)
     
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  5. AndrewJB

    AndrewJB Friend to SEAT UK & Cupra Racing

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    Its an FR+ hence the red FR badges on wings, they are discontinued now so I had to buy eBay specials for my FR+ recently.

    Don't fancy selling the SEAT UK plate holders do you @John Relf been after a set for a while.
     
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  6. John Relf

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    Cheers guys, appreciate the feedback
    Just need to refurb the alloys to gloss black now
     
  7. John Relf

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    The number plate holders not in greatest of nick, with front one having a bit missing off corner. Cos of that ordered some third party design ones of eBay so once off car can let you know
     
  8. AndrewJB

    AndrewJB Friend to SEAT UK & Cupra Racing

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    Just do what I did and buy the LCR 18" ones instead.
     
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  9. John Relf

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    Have had a look around for 18's but haven't found any in Black with decent tyres so just getting mine done for £200...
    Works out cheaper n should look nearly as nice
     
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    AndrewJB Friend to SEAT UK & Cupra Racing

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    I picked up a set of 18" with decent tyres in black recently for £200 was happy with that.
     
  11. John Relf

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    Very nice... Sounds like a good deal tbh
    Not come across anything that cheap unfortunately, everything been around £300 n also long journey to fetch...
    Car goes in tomorrow to be re-furbed on all 4 alloys
    Will post pics when done
     
  12. AndrewJB

    AndrewJB Friend to SEAT UK & Cupra Racing

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    I've got an LCR steering wheel coming this week for mine, already got the LCR wheels, seats, vents, handbrake cover, gearknob, exhaust tip.
     
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    How does the exhaust tip attach onto back box? The FR TDI has twin downturn tips on my back box?
     
  14. AndrewJB

    AndrewJB Friend to SEAT UK & Cupra Racing

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    It doesn't I bought an LCR exhaust where somebody had cut the backbox off it and welded in straight pipe. We chopped off my backbox and welded it all together using a reducer. Sounds a little better but still not great.

    Need to go for 3" straight through to sound good.
     
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  15. Gabster

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    Nice ride, I got one same color I love the shape more than mk2
     
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