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by stevewalsh
Fri Apr 20, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: Any ideas what this noise could be?
Replies: 3
Views: 105

Re: Any ideas what this noise could be?

Get a good quality one fitted, The cheap versions dont last

Easy job yourself if you handy with the tools, All the info you need via this site
by stevewalsh
Sun Apr 15, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: Any ideas what this noise could be?
Replies: 3
Views: 105

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: 168

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: 168

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: 200

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: 19
Views: 707

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: 19
Views: 707

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: 698

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: 315

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: 221

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: 1123

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: 669

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: 669

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: 669

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: 855

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 ...