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Cadillac BLS Forum (Europe / South Africa) Discussion, Motorpoint BLS in Past Cadillac Vehicle Discussion; Hi Caddikev,my interest is in 1930 to 1970/80 1/43 American cars . This includes about 30 Cadillacs.Much cheaper to run ...
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    Mazuk is offline Cadillac Owners Fanatic
    Automobile(s): BLS 180 Auto estate
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    Re: Motorpoint BLS

    Hi Caddikev,my interest is in 1930 to 1970/80 1/43 American cars . This includes about 30 Cadillacs.Much cheaper to run than your 1/1.LOL.

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    Cailean is offline Cadillac Owners Member
    Automobile(s): Cadillac BLS Elegance 1.9d (180) 5dr
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    Re: Motorpoint BLS

    Quote Originally Posted by Mazuk View Post
    All five of the latest Motorpoint batch appear to have been sold.Were you a buyer?If so ,time to start posting on this forum.

    Hi -A couple of qweeks or so ago, I agreed to the purchase of a Cadillac BLS 1.9d (180) 5 dr station wagon 6 speed manual elegance with 9 delivery miles from Motorpoint in Derby after viewing a similar vehicle but the automatic version. The car I purchased was brought up from Motorpopint in Peterborough on a transporter and I took delivery on 2nd March. The car had its first decent run when I viisited my daughter in the Lake District and it seems absolutely fine. I remain confused though about the information given by Motorpoint concerning the warranty - I was told that the vehicle came with the residue of a 24 month manufacturer's warranty which commenced in January 2010. I spoke to the Service Manager at the Cadilac Main Agency in Birmingham and was told that providing that the vehicle was first registered in my name (which Motorpoint agreed to do) then GM would give a full 3 year or 60000 miles warranty from the date of first registration. This seems quite contrary to what Motorpoint told me. My car left the factory in Sweden mid-2008 so, like other BLS vehicles sold by Motorpoint, it has stood unused for some considerable time. I noticed on taking delivery, just as another member who purchaased a BLS from Motorpoint remarked, the chrome trim above and below the side windows was a tad cloudy. I initially polished this with Duraglit wadding and then gave the entire vehicle's paint and chrome the two stage diamond-brite treatment and it now looks superb. Three things that other Cadillac BLS owners might be able to help me with at this juncture:
    1. Am I entitled to the Roadside Assistance/Recovery referred to in the back of the Service book or is that just for people buying their vehicle from a main agent (and not at a discounted price from a car supermarket)?
    2. Should Motorpoint have stamped the service book to indicate that they did a pre-delivery check on the vehicle (which they levied a charge for).
    3. My vehicle came with ordinary wheel bolts all none locking. To discourage theft of my alloy wheels, I enquired about obtaining a set of 4 locking wheel studs from a main agent but they were very expensive - nearly £80 plus postage. Locking wheel bolts for the Saab 9-3 wagon are available on ebay at a fraction of this cost. Will these fit? My existing bolts have a tapered collar. What size locking bolts do I need - in terms of thread size, bolt length and pitch of taper?

    Any advice, gratefully received,
    Cailean

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