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by stevewalsh
Sun Apr 15, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: Any ideas what this noise could be?
Replies: 1
Views: 69

Re: Any ideas what this noise could be?

Possibly crankshaft pulley failing
by stevewalsh
Sun Apr 15, 2018 8:44 am
Forum: Suspension, Steering, Brakes, Wheels and Tyres
Topic: advice on caliper overhaul kits needed
Replies: 5
Views: 142

Re: advice on caliper overhaul kits needed

I think the overhaul kit was about 25 quid, with all the seals and rubbers etc for 2 callipers
by stevewalsh
Sat Apr 14, 2018 10:32 pm
Forum: Suspension, Steering, Brakes, Wheels and Tyres
Topic: advice on caliper overhaul kits needed
Replies: 5
Views: 142

Re: advice on caliper overhaul kits needed

Used these for seal kits, Good stuff right price

http://www.biggred.co.uk/
by stevewalsh
Sat Apr 14, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: New member
Replies: 10
Views: 161

Re: New member

Welcome to the club, 406 is the best car I have owned for reliability and economy.
Some of the very knowledgeable people on here will have an idea about your cd

Steve
by stevewalsh
Thu Apr 12, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: Suspension, Steering, Brakes, Wheels and Tyres
Topic: Rock hard brake pedal !!!
Replies: 18
Views: 662

Re: Rock hard brake pedal !!!

I am also in France, Couldnt find a RHD one anywhere local, 1 french breaker told me a LHD would fit, It took him 4 hours to get one off, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,And they are different, I found one internet in UK, 50 quid delivered to UK, and mother outlaw brought it in luggage on plane, Took me a...
by stevewalsh
Tue Apr 10, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Suspension, Steering, Brakes, Wheels and Tyres
Topic: Rock hard brake pedal !!!
Replies: 18
Views: 662

Re: Rock hard brake pedal !!!

Replaced servo on mine, Not an easy job with the engine in
by stevewalsh
Tue Apr 10, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Another MOT shake up
Replies: 51
Views: 666

Re: Another MOT shake up

Over here in French France, the CT (MOT) Rules are changing to a much tougher test from May 1st. I think it is inline with a EU Ruling. Not sure whats changing at moment.

My old 406 is in for its test tomorrow afternoon, Hope to get another 2 year ticket
by stevewalsh
Sun Apr 01, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: A MAF sensor.....why bovver?
Replies: 13
Views: 309

Re: A MAF sensor.....why bovver?

Blanked my EGR Years ago, Now up to 271000 miles and still runs clean as a whistle and the wife can get about 60mpg on a steady run, I only manage 55mpg but happy with that
by stevewalsh
Sat Mar 31, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: 407 dashboard swap into 406
Replies: 4
Views: 218

Re: 407 dashboard swap into 406

Love a man with ambition,

:cheesy: :cheesy: :cheesy:
by stevewalsh
Mon Mar 12, 2018 7:50 am
Forum: Pug pictures
Topic: My GTX
Replies: 36
Views: 1106

Re: My GTX

I have had 2 406'6 and they both had the same hands free phone kit fitted,
by stevewalsh
Wed Feb 28, 2018 9:44 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: Non starting 2.0Hdi
Replies: 21
Views: 662

Re: Non starting 2.0Hdi

Wrong key or chip not working in key ??
by stevewalsh
Mon Feb 26, 2018 8:10 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: Non starting 2.0Hdi
Replies: 21
Views: 662

Re: Non starting 2.0Hdi

Its been a while since I worked on 1, but i think its under rear seat on right, (behind driver)
by stevewalsh
Mon Feb 26, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: Non starting 2.0Hdi
Replies: 21
Views: 662

Re: Non starting 2.0Hdi

When you turn ignition to on, you should hear fuel pump run for a few seconds
by stevewalsh
Fri Feb 23, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: How many cars have you owned?
Replies: 23
Views: 836

Re: How many cars have you owned?

My hustler was a blue one, Excellent bike in its day. I think I had 1 around 1978, A bearing disintegrated in the gearbox, I was an apprentice engineer at the time, I stripped it and had the shaft metal sprayed and reground at work for free. all it cost me was a few gaskets and got a new bearing at ...
by stevewalsh
Fri Feb 23, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: How many cars have you owned?
Replies: 23
Views: 836

Re: How many cars have you owned?

Morris Marina MK3 Escort Diesel Astra Van VW LT Van SWB Transit 2.5 Diesel LWB Transit 2.5 Diesel Opel Manta 2 Litre GTE Ford Granada MK2 2.8 Ghia Ford Mondeo 2 Litre Petrol 4x4 Saloon 2 x Ford Mondeo 2 Litre Petrol Hatch Ford Escort Diesel Estate 2 x Peugeot 406 Estates. D9 2.0 HDI... Still got 1 a...