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I always do one and although the car to me looks perfect, I’m already looking for things to do to it....

anyway - the starting point

pug e208 GT Line in Faro Yellow

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looks great from all angles :)

some nice design points

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Subtleness on the front facing radar

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the “nod” (albeit nothing actually like) the pug 205 c pillar detail

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the bi-colour pug emblem front and back
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Combined with the retro model badging on the nose

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those lovely 3D rear LED lights

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and obviously the sabre tooth design DRLs paired with the the full LED headlights on the GT Line.

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gloves with the cable

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foldable wheel chock is a nice touch.

And I’m sure I’ll find more things as I discover the car :)

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So the first little addition - my aftermarket TPMS (tyre pressure monitoring system)

this is a blaunpunkt kit and was about £70. most cars have systems - But they don’t give you real time readings and only tell you when the pressure is lower than you last set it at (if you remembered to do it and know what that pressure was)

this system just has a small system that screws onto each valve stem

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and each one then transmits pressure data to the receiver

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the receiver plugs into the 12v socket and has an screen that can be angled

behind the screen in a USB socket and the button to change between PSI and BAR etc

batteries last about 4 years (depending on distance driven I guess)

this system has saved 2 tyres since I’ve owned as it beeped at me as soon as the pressure dropped and I could see exactly what was happening (ie it hadn’t just dropped a bit because of the cold) so pulled over immediately

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Dash cam fitting and thanks to @MarkP for the steer

As mark said in his post, the fuses are almost impossible to get to (god knows how anyone thought this was a good design when they swapped the steering wheel to the RHS)

so to make it easy - remove the glove box

3 x clips under the glove box that holds some fabric trim that holds the LED footwell lights

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and remove the hex screws plus the 3 on the top edge of the open glove box and the 1 x hex where the fuse cover is.

the glove box is then only held in with 2 clips each side and can just be pulled out with a sharp pull

here you can see the 2 clips (the plastic feeds into the metal

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Once it is out you can see the fuses (just)

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but you can now get to the from underneath

the 2 accessory 15 amp fuses are bottom left
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(bottom is the left this image - helpful)

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i went for #36 as I struggled to get to the 2 x blue ones and it works fine (luckily as I have no idea what the fuse does and isn’t listed in

remove fuse and place in piggy back fuse and put back into place

and I used the bottom left fixing of the dash for the earth point

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Then all you need to do is feed the cables up the a pillar

remove the dash end panel (it just pulls off)
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Then unclip the airbag switch

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Then you can feed the wires through the end of the dash and to the base of the a-pillar
 

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Then you can feed the wires through the end of the dash and to the base of the a-pillar

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I removed the rubber door seal to facilitate the cable fitting in nicely

then you can feed the wire all the way up the a-pillar plastic, around the top and along the headlining - easy.

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finally, tidy up all the excess wires

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And finally put the glove box back together

this is the view from the outside (not liking the grey self adhesive pad)

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Good images to make it clear. I agree it’s not really been designed for easy access to the fuses, it’s all you can do to see some of them, let alone reach them through the access panel. You can get to the two fuses 31 & 32 if you press that blue connector out of the frame. It’s just held in by a plastic type tree peg, and on our car it had fallen out already! Easy to press back in with the glovebox removed, a nightmare with it fitted!
 

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Yeah considered that BUT you can go in from underneath rather than through the hole

this gives you the ability to grab the fuse with the grabber more easily ;)

did I use the same dart point as you?

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Thanks mate - hopefully we will start to get more members on this part of the forum over the summer - I do feel like I am in a pretty exclusive club though

Neither the e208 or the crossback appear on howmanyleft yet

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Just did a reset of the trip and managed to get 4.3mpkwh by driving sedately

this was at the end of my outward journey

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temp was around 10degC with no preconditioning

An average of 4mpkwh would get you pretty close to 200miles

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Always struggled on the Zoe to keep it above 3.5mpkwh on the same journeys

Getting an average speed in Bristol that’s about single digits is hard

thankfully corona is helping with traffic

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Just did a reset of the trip and managed to get 4.3mpkwh by driving sedately

this was at the end of my outward journey

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temp was around 10degC with no preconditioning

An average of 4mpkwh would get you pretty close to 200miles

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Very nice and what a lovely day (weather-wise) to do so, making me want my new car even more!!!
 

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Is that 130miles range at @90% SOC?

Surprised the car doesn't show live tyre pressure, I just presumed that was a thing in cars now.
 

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I’ve been blasting the car around so not representative

I’ve been driving sedately today and I’ll put on charge today and see what it says

not sure what the useable battery is around 47.5kwh on a 50kwh pack

@4mpkwh that should give a range of 190miles

remembering it’s 10degC out

most modern cars use wheel rotation to pick up on deflating tyres

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Or there is this....


No idea if any good :)

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So over right charge using the scheduler from 00:30 and the car is now showing good range (based on all town driving)

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The reason for delayed charge till 00:30 is octopus go ... 5p/kWh between 00:30 and 04:30 = £2.35 (for a full charge from 0-100%)

see my sig panel for a referral link

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If I was going to buy an e208 it would be in yellow and I'd gloss black the wheels - matching the black details (especially the light 'band' across the back)
 
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