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by grasmere59
Sun Aug 11, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: Polls
Topic: How many forum users still actually drive a 406
Replies: 78
Views: 18574

Re: How many forum users still actually drive a 406

Still can't part with mine although i don't really use it much now.
by grasmere59
Sun Jul 21, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Ebay Etc. Just "Run-In" 406s
Replies: 185
Views: 36884

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

Paintwork on the bonnet looks bolloxed
by grasmere59
Sat Jul 20, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: and today i have mostly been...
Replies: 2500
Views: 189527

Re: and today i have mostly been...

Reflecting on how quiet things have got hereabouts. Collected my new trailer today & stashed it in the campervan's storage spot for now. (Overpriced few square yards of derelict WW2 airfield c/w fences & cctv - someone had the luck or foresight to snap up). https://i.imgur.com/Eb0Qd8G.jpg https://i...
by grasmere59
Sat Jul 20, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: and today i have mostly been...
Replies: 2500
Views: 189527

Re: and today i have mostly been...

I towed our 1350kgs caravan with the Pug all over the country and i certaintly knew it was there but it managed admirably apart from long steep hills when it let me know it wasn't really happy.Still can't part with it :roll:
by grasmere59
Fri Jun 21, 2019 11:46 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: and today i have mostly been...
Replies: 2500
Views: 189527

Re: and today i have mostly been...

Damned Brexit :(
by grasmere59
Fri Jun 21, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: and today i have mostly been...
Replies: 2500
Views: 189527

Re: and today i have mostly been...

Do you need a trailer Eric,what about a towing dolly something like this https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/EX-AA-RAC-TO ... Sw4GJdCP2n
by grasmere59
Thu Jun 20, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: and today i have mostly been...
Replies: 2500
Views: 189527

Re: and today i have mostly been...

Eric,can't you use a Bypass relay kit and standard wiring and save a few quid over the dedicated wiring? I fitted one to my BMW when i wired up the towbar,o.k. it doesn't turn off the rear fog when towing or cancel the rear parking sensors but i've never once towed in the fog and as you say you can ...
by grasmere59
Mon May 27, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 406's.........the future is bleak!!
Replies: 16
Views: 818

Re: 406's.........the future is bleak!!

It needs an o/s front wing due to laquer peel which makes it look a bit shabby,on the plus side it's had new front springs and strut top bearings,new rear wheel bearings/hubs,cambelt,water pump etc,new radiator,new rad fan (not cheap),new exhaust from cat back,and everything works except for the A/C...
by grasmere59
Sat May 25, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 406's.........the future is bleak!!
Replies: 16
Views: 818

Re: 406's.........the future is bleak!!

I still have my Exec Estate although to be honest i hardly ever use it now and it is sat in next doors garage,i can't bear to part with it as it's probably not worth much at 163k miles but it starts.stops as it should and i've changed most things that need changing but realisticaly it's worth peanut...
by grasmere59
Sun Mar 10, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Seen any 19 Plates?
Replies: 5
Views: 429

Re: Seen any 19 Plates?

i saw one today,a mItsubishi Shogun,took me a bit by suprise as i looked at it and thought "19" plate whats that all about then realised it was March,in the old days when August the 1st came round it seemed to be a special day but not now.
by grasmere59
Mon Feb 25, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: Problem with RPM on Peugeot 407
Replies: 6
Views: 495

Re: Problem with RPM on Peugeot 407

It looks to me a bit like the revs rise and fall when the clutch pedal is being depressed and released?
by grasmere59
Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Fuel choice for your next car?
Replies: 18
Views: 1243

Re: Fuel choice for your next car?

I know your looking at French Eric but what about a Mondeo diesel estate,it's still a DW10 engine.
by grasmere59
Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: Polls
Topic: How many forum users still actually drive a 406
Replies: 78
Views: 18574

Re: How many forum users still actually drive a 406

I've still got mine at 164k,bought an 11 plate 2.2 Mondeo estate to replace it but keep finding excuses to keep it. :D
by grasmere59
Fri Dec 21, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Christmas
Replies: 9
Views: 848

Re: Christmas

Happy Christmas to all the members,still can't part with my old 406.
by grasmere59
Wed Nov 21, 2018 10:52 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New 'stricter' MOTs...
Replies: 31
Views: 3352

Re: New 'stricter' MOTs...

It is my understanding that even with the old MOT rules if the car was deemed "dangerous" by the MOT tester it would have got an off the road notice and could not legally be driven no matter how much of the old MOT was left, I should have said in my original post that if the car fails on a non "dang...