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by caprixpack
Sun May 20, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Where's my undertray gone!
Replies: 13
Views: 1056

Re: Where's my undertray gone!

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Mine fell off this morning. Unfortunately it wasn't a clean falling off, I saw 4 bits int the rear view mirror so just kept going. :roll: checked everything underneath when I got home and everything looks OK some of the fastenings were still in place.
by caprixpack
Thu May 17, 2018 11:54 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 2 different cars, 2 oil changes, both came up short
Replies: 12
Views: 209

Re: 2 different cars, 2 oil changes, both came up short

2 years or 20k is a crazy amount of time / distance for oil no matter how good or well developed it is. Our passat is on 10k oil changes and the 924 is changed every 6 months.
by caprixpack
Wed May 16, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 2 different cars, 2 oil changes, both came up short
Replies: 12
Views: 209

Re: 2 different cars, 2 oil changes, both came up short

Modern cars :roll: with the 924 drain the oil change the filter prop the oil can up with the spout in the filler hole wait for the can to fully drain then cap back on and done. None if this 3.75lt or 4.25lt nonsense like the passat or other cars I've had. A 5lt jug of oil takes it right up to the fi...
by caprixpack
Tue May 15, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: Engine mount
Replies: 1
Views: 53

Engine mount

The passengers side engine mount (above the gearbox) seems to be on its last legs and has a fair amount of movement. Does anyone have the part number or a link to the correct part. Most places ive looked only list the drivers side or bottom mount. Is this the correct part? https://rover.ebay.com/rov...
by caprixpack
Mon May 14, 2018 10:01 am
Forum: Suspension, Steering, Brakes, Wheels and Tyres
Topic: 406 hand brake
Replies: 8
Views: 161

Re: 406 hand brake

I'd also be interested as the handbrake on my GTX is awful.
by caprixpack
Fri May 11, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Peugeot 508 2.2HDi GT - talk to me...
Replies: 39
Views: 1088

Re: Peugeot 508 2.2HDi GT - talk to me...

How are you getting 46-48 mpg out of a v6 406? I can just about scrape 48-49 out of the 110 GTX and that's driving it like miss daisy is in the back. The best I ever got out of my v6 calibra was 38 mpg on a run down to central France. I always take extra urban figures with a pinch of salt, combined ...
by caprixpack
Wed May 09, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: and today i have mostly been...
Replies: 2057
Views: 109185

Re: and today i have mostly been...

Spending money in the daily.

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by caprixpack
Wed May 09, 2018 10:32 am
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: New member
Replies: 12
Views: 695

Re: New member

Hi, welcome to the club.
by caprixpack
Wed May 09, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: I.C.E and In-Car Technology
Topic: Radio/cd player swap
Replies: 3
Views: 98

Re: Radio/cd player swap

Here's what I did with mine, it's about half way down the first page.

http://www.406oc.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=20&t=24856
by caprixpack
Tue May 01, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Peugeot 508 2.2HDi GT - talk to me...
Replies: 39
Views: 1088

Re: Peugeot 508 2.2HDi GT - talk to me...

As much as I love our diesel passat and the get up and go it has for a 1.9, you can't beat the smell of burnt petrol out the back of a 30 odd year old car. Realistically you'll never get 50+ mpg out of a petrol in the real world regardless what the manufacturer says.
by caprixpack
Sat Apr 28, 2018 10:04 pm
Forum: Pug pictures
Topic: My GTX
Replies: 37
Views: 1529

Re: My GTX

Had a bit of bad luck yesterday :( a 6" nail stuck in the tyre, as usual too close to the side wall to plug and patch i also didn't notice until it was getting very low so tyre would have been buggerd either way. https://i.imgur.com/GJrInKp.jpg Anyway I dropped the wheel off to have a new tyre fitte...
by caprixpack
Tue Apr 24, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Glow plug anti-seize?
Replies: 15
Views: 394

Re: Glow plug anti-seize?

piglet wrote:
Tue Apr 24, 2018 3:25 pm
Perhaps it's just V6 snobbery.
Wouldn't be the first time.
by caprixpack
Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Glow plug anti-seize?
Replies: 15
Views: 394

Re: Glow plug anti-seize?

They seem to talk about re-mapping in hushed tones. Gentlemen don't re-map their vehicles, they buy the right one in the 1st place. Notsure what Audi forums you've been on but the ones I've been on its a regular topic, the vw passat forum I use you'd struggle to find a user who's car isn't remapped.
by caprixpack
Tue Apr 24, 2018 10:47 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Glow plug anti-seize?
Replies: 15
Views: 394

Re: Glow plug anti-seize?

Not sure on the 3.0 v6 tdi but the glow plugs in my passat had been there 11 years when I came to change them, they came out with no fuss at all. It's best to do while the engine is warm, take it for a run then try not to burn yourself.
by caprixpack
Mon Apr 23, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: Suspension, Steering, Brakes, Wheels and Tyres
Topic: Steel Wheel Bolts
Replies: 9
Views: 558

Re: Steel Wheel Bolts

Don't buy used wheel bolts :roll: , new ones can be had cheap enough.
https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre ... 1187300523

I wish I only had to pay £4 odd for wheel bolts, should try getting some for my 924 £35+ each if you can find them.