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by johntl
Sun Apr 15, 2018 4:47 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

thanks for the info guys, think I'm going to fit the new rears for £83. free postage (no returning old ones as they are new) and as you say you can free the old ones and poss sell them on ! :wink:
trying to find front ones ?? for a good price ??
by johntl
Sat Apr 14, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: Suspension, Steering, Brakes, Wheels and Tyres
Topic: advice on caliper overhaul kits needed
Replies: 5
Views: 168

advice on caliper overhaul kits needed

I have a 2001 hdi 110 saloon , its done 165k Its time I got the calipers all round overhauled , as I 'm getting sick of the squeeling, rubbing sounds around the car. Does anybody know of a good place to get overhaul kits from including the pistons, sliders etc, also looking on the interweb there see...
by johntl
Mon Feb 19, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: radiator top hose part number ????
Replies: 9
Views: 434

Re: radiator top hose part number ????

mehanic said it was good quality Result :)
by johntl
Sat Feb 10, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: hope its going to be worth it !!
Replies: 10
Views: 555

Re: hope its going to be worth it !!

relieved O to have the old car back, how you can over think things without double checking the obvious !!! :frown: :frown:
Just taken the car out for a run up the road after rechecking the throttle cable and the power is back, I had forgot how well it can go :D Job done !
by johntl
Sat Feb 10, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: hope its going to be worth it !!
Replies: 10
Views: 555

Re: hope its going to be worth it !!

just checked the vacuum pressure from the pump and its at 25 at tick over to 30 in-Hg when I rev it a bit. so the pump cannot be the problem ? just checked the throttle cable spring clip again and its has come off somehow ! :frown: so that wouldn't help, so stuck a tie-wrap on to hold that in place!...
by johntl
Sun Feb 04, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: hope its going to be worth it !!
Replies: 10
Views: 555

Re: hope its going to be worth it !!

never had anything to do with the solenoids before but I pulled the hose off the egr sol from the egr valve to check vac , could not feel any vac even using a piece of paper ! but when I repeatedly reconnected and disconnected the hose I could hear the egr valve clicking ? does this mean there is en...
by johntl
Thu Feb 01, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: hope its going to be worth it !!
Replies: 10
Views: 555

Re: hope its going to be worth it !!

Cheers peter will try that, thanks , would be good to have the old performance back :frown:
by johntl
Wed Jan 31, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: hope its going to be worth it !!
Replies: 10
Views: 555

Re: hope its going to be worth it !!

Only time will tell, 😊 I have taken up the slack in the throttle cable 😟 . Had the last 406 6 yrs , going to see if I can get about 10 yrs . Had this one 7 yrs 🙂
by johntl
Tue Jan 30, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: hope its going to be worth it !!
Replies: 10
Views: 555

hope its going to be worth it !!

Just got the car through another MOT needed the 2 long brake pipes front to back, and a small patch on the n/s sill. Also had the £20 radiator (new, old stock off e-bay) fitted ,new top & bottom hose, new crank vib pulley fitted, had new MAF sensor fitted (quinton hazel) because it has been feeling ...
by johntl
Sat Jan 27, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: hdi bottom radiator hose seal
Replies: 3
Views: 219

Re: hdi bottom radiator hose seal

thanks steve for the info,
apparently the new bottom hose came with a O-ring but still did not seal it so he had to use sealer to make it water tight ! , seems ok but will keep on eye on it for a while :) :frown:
I there any size variations over the years, mine is 2001 may 2.0 hdi 110
by johntl
Sat Jan 27, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: hdi bottom radiator hose seal
Replies: 3
Views: 219

hdi bottom radiator hose seal

trying to get a quick answer !!!!!
my guy at the garage is fitting a new radiator and bottom and top hose
He says he cannot get the bottom hose to seal , just pouring out !!!!
Is there a extra rubber seal in the entry or something ???? HELP !!!!!
by johntl
Mon Jan 22, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: radiator top hose part number ????
Replies: 9
Views: 434

Re: radiator top hose part number ????

top hose arrived, took a while but, seems spot on
by johntl
Tue Jan 09, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: radiator top hose part number ????
Replies: 9
Views: 434

Re: radiator top hose part number ????

PS: just searched for reviews on Motor Doctor :frown: :frown: not good we will see!!!
by johntl
Tue Jan 09, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: radiator top hose part number ????
Replies: 9
Views: 434

Re: radiator top hose part number ????

thanks for the info but just been searching interweb and found MOTORDOCTOR and they are charging £18.43 delivered in a couple of days , will let you know ,its the same sasic part 1343AE ! Happy days if it works out
by johntl
Tue Jan 09, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: radiator top hose part number ????
Replies: 9
Views: 434

Re: radiator top hose part number ????

cheers for the heads up steve , if not available surely there is similar out there ? :frown:
If not there must be some flexible hose out there that is up to the job, The search continues !!!! :? :?