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by steve_earwig
Tue Jan 23, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Optomistic or what
Replies: 19
Views: 239

Re: Optomistic or what

Nothing's made to last any more, especially not cars, but that's the (ahem) price we pay for stuff being cheap. Cars aint cheap though? Build one out of parts! ISTR the toupe club priced up how much it would cost to make a coupe using Service Box and it came out at 6 figures, think how much enginee...
by steve_earwig
Mon Jan 22, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Optomistic or what
Replies: 19
Views: 239

Re: Optomistic or what

Nothing's made to last any more, especially not cars, but that's the (ahem) price we pay for stuff being cheap.
by steve_earwig
Mon Jan 22, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: radiator top hose part number ????
Replies: 7
Views: 120

Re: radiator top hose part number ????

Splendid - I hope it fits ok and does the job!
by steve_earwig
Mon Jan 22, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: Electrical System and Diagnostics
Topic: Screen washers
Replies: 2
Views: 50

Re: Screen washers

The pump just has a rubber rotor that shoves water out of one outlet when it spins one way and out the other when it's reversed. Obv if something's blocked it'll take the easiest root. I had a tiny pebble in my pump that was blocking the feed for the front jets, so it only sprayed the rear whatever ...
by steve_earwig
Mon Jan 22, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Optomistic or what
Replies: 19
Views: 239

Re: Optomistic or what

Captain Jack wrote:
Mon Jan 22, 2018 10:12 am
Maybe he means 2088, which would make is 2.1TD XUD? (also a nice engine)
He just says 2 litres, the 2095 I got using the numberplate on the AA's website checking for MOT history. Ok, the seller might be living on planet Banana but i expected better from Alcoholics Anonymous...
by steve_earwig
Fri Jan 19, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Optomistic or what
Replies: 19
Views: 239

Re: Optomistic or what

Peugeot 406 executive 2.0 litre diesel
Maybe it's an HDi? No 1997 it aint.
AA wrote:Engine Size
2095
Errr... :?
by steve_earwig
Thu Jan 18, 2018 11:46 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: Roof Console
Replies: 11
Views: 204

Re: Roof Console

GingerMagic wrote:
Thu Jan 18, 2018 12:02 am
Not sure about the other code - depends if you are diesel or petrol.
zubby's profile page wrote:Car model/trim level:
1.8 16V 4AT (112HP)
:wink:
by steve_earwig
Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Ebay Etc. Just "Run-In" 406s
Replies: 134
Views: 12446

Re: Ebay Etc. Just "Run-In" 406s

Peugeot 406 1.8 saloon 1998 S reg 36707 miles Full Service History https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/L~gAAOSwXMZaWkq1/s-l1600.jpg https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/292407460432?ul_noapp=true The service history is on the ad too, serviced every year regardless, wow. I never bothered to service my 406 every yea...
by steve_earwig
Tue Jan 09, 2018 6:00 am
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: radiator top hose part number ????
Replies: 7
Views: 120

Re: radiator top hose part number ????

Service Box has info for your ????

1343AE NFP RADIATOR WATER INLET HOSE

NFP means there's no point in asking Pug for one :frown:
by steve_earwig
Sat Jan 06, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: Mayonnaise on dipstick
Replies: 4
Views: 103

Re: Mayonnaise on dipstick

nickrose137 wrote:
Sat Jan 06, 2018 8:03 pm
...the car mostly does short journeys.
Seconded on the condensation. Although I've only ever seen it on the filler cap (on ancient Hillmans). Might be worth just taking it on a decent journey.
by steve_earwig
Thu Jan 04, 2018 10:42 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: Argh, F,in Fuses.
Replies: 9
Views: 203

Re: Argh, F,in Fuses.

I think you can upload videos to Facebook :?
by steve_earwig
Thu Jan 04, 2018 7:17 am
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: Argh, F,in Fuses.
Replies: 9
Views: 203

Re: Argh, F,in Fuses.

Ook :shock: Once I'd have said photobucket but they turned out to be a bunch of criminals just like everybody else. Do you have a youtube account?
by steve_earwig
Wed Jan 03, 2018 6:21 am
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: Argh, F,in Fuses.
Replies: 9
Views: 203

Re: Argh, F,in Fuses.

Diesels don't have ignition coils :? There are only 2 30 amps fuses in the diagram I have, one of them lists ignition coil and injection system, so I guess that's the engine ecu. Wonder why that blew :frown: I'd have thought the sniff would have burned off quite quickly, if it continues I'd think th...
by steve_earwig
Tue Jan 02, 2018 11:10 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: seems my turn for trouble
Replies: 12
Views: 243

Re: seems my turn for trouble

:arrowu: :arrowu: wot he said with bells on, the belt might be failing due to age or the crank pulley might be breaking up, best get it sorted pronto whatever the cause. Aux belt failures often take out the cam belt and, although HDi's are designed to break the cam followers in the even of a cam bel...
by steve_earwig
Tue Jan 02, 2018 1:32 am
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: Argh, F,in Fuses.
Replies: 9
Views: 203

Re: Argh, F,in Fuses.

Blue wrote:
Mon Jan 01, 2018 7:34 pm
...ignition coil fuse...hdi 90..
brain explodes Whuh' :? :?