Lidl and Aldi Car accessories

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Well I wouldn't waste my money on another one but id probable eat one if someone put it on my plate.

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Aldi again had wipers for £2.99, not Bosch but another well known make.
And yet again I had forgotten to measure mine :)

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Lidl are doing a few car items on Sunday 6th May (and a few DIY items on the same day);

https://www.lidl.co.uk/en/Non-Food-Offe ... 635&week=2

https://www.lidl.co.uk/en/Non-Food-Offe ... 634&week=2

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I might get one of those power bank things. The Scenic requires me to remove the battery to change the n/s headlight bulb...

Guess why my sis-in-law gave it me with a duff headlight. Now guess which side it is..

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I currently have one of those power banks already (well, something similar). I should check the charge on it. Assuming it is good I take it you would want to borrow it should it work?

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Hell Razor5543 wrote:
26 Apr 2018, 14:25
I currently have one of those power banks already (well, something similar). I should check the charge on it. Assuming it is good I take it you would want to borrow it should it work?


That would be useful. I just want to connect it to the battery leads while I remove the battery as I'm not sure I've got stuff like the radio code..

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Re: Lidl and Aldi Car accessories

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Just spotted that yesterday (29/04) Aldi were doing a few cycle bits;

https://www.aldi.co.uk/c/specialbuys/da ... lar&page=0

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Hell Razor5543 wrote:
30 Apr 2018, 17:24
Just spotted that yesterday (29/04) Aldi were doing a few cycle bits;

https://www.aldi.co.uk/c/specialbuys/da ... lar&page=0



Aldi cycle stuff is normally very good.. Most of my winter commuting kit came from Aldi and it stood up to some quite severe stuff and passed with flying colors...

It gets good write-ups in many of the Facebook cycling groups too...

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Re: Lidl and Aldi Car accessories

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There is some car stuff starting at Lidl today, including a charger/jumpstarter/inflator for £60.

Can these things really produce enough current for a few seconds to start a car, or is there a mixture of hope and artistic licence involved, does the car's own battery still need to have a bitb of capacity too? I had an RAC bloke start a Mini like this about 30 years ago instead of jump leads, but I assume it was a bit larger.
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The trick with the booster pack is that you leave it connected for several minutes to allow it to help the main battery recover, and then you try to start the car.

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I don't know if the Lidl ones are any good but miniature Lithium Ion booster packs in general are the real deal and will start a car with a flat battery.

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Re: Lidl and Aldi Car accessories

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Next Thursday (12/07) Lidl are doing a few car care bits;

https://www.lidl.co.uk/en/Non-Food-Offe ... ek=2&ar=13

while on Sunday (15/07) they have dome DIY stuff as well;

https://www.lidl.co.uk/en/Non-Food-Offe ... ek=2&ar=13

Meanwhile, not to be outdone, Aldi have some other DIY stuff this Sunday (08/07);

https://www.aldi.co.uk/c/specialbuys/da ... lar&page=0