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  1. sshenton1975

    What a revelation

    Does that involve the standard set up or do you guys run a specific fast road set up with more neg camber etc
  2. sshenton1975

    What a revelation

    Hi guys New wheels are on and more importantly new tyres! I live near a series of fast B roads and was always really disappointed with how poor the handling was, very skittish and all over the place really. The car has been on 19s with Pzero Asymmetrics all round. Today ive put the 20s on...
  3. sshenton1975

    Wheel progress!

    Hi all Wheel are progressing well - tyres are scrap hence overspray. Going for some slightly larger than standard tyres but many have used them apparently in the US without issue: Rears - 295/35/20 (bit more sidewall) Fronts - 255/35/20 And new centre caps to finish off!
  4. sshenton1975

    Refurbing wheels

    Thought you night like to see how Im getting on!
  5. sshenton1975

    New wheels - TPMS

    Dont worry Im keeping them!
  6. sshenton1975

    New wheels - TPMS

    hi All Picked up a set of 20 inch Trident wheels on EBAY and am in the process of refurbing them - I do them myself (I've done a few wheels now) and I love the satisfaction of doing a good job So one question - I am going to keep the 19s as spares / winter wheels. The 20s have TPMS. I dont...
  7. sshenton1975

    Another Variator Question. Sorry!!

    Mine has a rattle when it is very cold outside. But does it actually matter? The sound goes away quickly. Do engines actually fail as a result?
  8. sshenton1975

    Pagid front pads for 38£!!!

    Yes, 4.7s so they wont fit yours, sorry
  9. sshenton1975

    Pagid front pads for 38£!!!

    Hi all Just bought Pagid pads for my QPS on Eurocarparts for 38£!! They have a 50% sale on! Sounds good to me!
  10. sshenton1975

    Clonk clonk!

    Finally got the noises diagnosed - failed bushes on lower shock mount - both sides Getting them done on Weds at same time as rear hub assembley (bearing has gone) Thanks for your messages all - Philw696 was right!
  11. sshenton1975

    X pipe quattroporte

    Hi guys Anyone got an xpipe for a quattroporte 4.7s?
  12. sshenton1975

    Clonk clonk!

    Hi guys Car is booked in for new wheel bearing next week in the rear but in mean time I also have a clonk coming from the front left. Two garages have looked at it and inspected but cannot find anything. One tightened up the undertrays as they were loose but this hasnt cured it. Happens on...
  13. sshenton1975

    Is this the first fault on my QPV?

    In other news - no more reluctant starting!!!!
  14. sshenton1975

    Is this the first fault on my QPV?

    Well sad times today.... Car now diagnosed with needing replacement rear wheel bearing. Now can someone tell me HOW a bearing can cost £650???!!! Welcome to Maserati ownership!
  15. sshenton1975

    Is this the first fault on my QPV?

    HI All Had a wonderful first 3 months with the QPV but alas, I feel an expensive fix coming on - any advice greatly appreciated. 1) Rumbling/road noise This has started in the last week. At any speed above 40 miles an hour and especially at 80, there is nasty road noise which sounds like a...
  16. sshenton1975

    Boot handle doesn’t work but key fob does

    I had this too and it was just a case of changing the settings on the Bose settings section
  17. sshenton1975

    Number plate MY04MAS - £500 - Great XMAS gift....to yourself ;)

    Sure - it was £499 inc VAT and including the £80 transfer fee!
  18. sshenton1975

    Number plate MY04MAS - £500 - Great XMAS gift....to yourself ;)

    Ive just bought MY 09 MAS from the DVLA!