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by piglet
Tue Apr 24, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Glow plug anti-seize?
Replies: 7
Views: 75

Re: Glow plug anti-seize?

Perhaps it's just V6 snobbery.

Recommended glow plug anti-seize Beru GKF01 (recommended by Beru that is)
Obviously made from the rarest alloy of unobtanium:
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/192516523847
by piglet
Tue Apr 24, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Glow plug anti-seize?
Replies: 7
Views: 75

Re: Glow plug anti-seize?

They seem to talk about re-mapping in hushed tones. Gentlemen don't re-map their vehicles, they buy the right one in the 1st place. Re. the plugs, they are not stuck(he says) I just want to know what I should put the new ones in with? Copper grease, unobtanium grease, or as God intended? 2 have fail...
by piglet
Tue Apr 24, 2018 10:24 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Glow plug anti-seize?
Replies: 7
Views: 75

Glow plug anti-seize?

Recommendations please. I did the 106 TUD5 a few years back and greased the threads with common all garden muck, then last year we went to change them again and they fought all the way out, I was amazed that none snapped. Don't particularly want to feck up the 3.0Tdi on 2nd week of ownership. I woul...
by piglet
Mon Apr 23, 2018 10:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Peugeot 508 2.2HDi GT - talk to me...
Replies: 15
Views: 236

Re: Peugeot 508 2.2HDi GT - talk to me...

Ford switched from chain to wetbelt in oil on the 1.8 Lynx engine.
Damned things have been blowing up ever since. (according to internet mythology anyway)
by piglet
Mon Apr 23, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Peugeot 508 2.2HDi GT - talk to me...
Replies: 15
Views: 236

Re: Peugeot 508 2.2HDi GT - talk to me...

Chain. When that snaps it's time for a new car!
by piglet
Mon Apr 23, 2018 11:22 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Peugeot 508 2.2HDi GT - talk to me...
Replies: 15
Views: 236

Re: Peugeot 508 2.2HDi GT - talk to me...

Enough Audi & Diesel bashing, I just got one last week! I bought a pre-DPF 56 plate 3.0Tdi A4 Quattro with paddle slush. I specifically wanted a Big Diesel/auto box config which narrowed it down quite a lot. I looked at the 2.7Hdi 407, but no. Anyway the A4 is stunning to drive with the auto, stacks...
by piglet
Wed Apr 18, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Another MOT shake up
Replies: 51
Views: 726

Re: Another MOT shake up

What's more annoying is a friends 2009 1.8 tdci dpf equipped focus has a plate figure of 1.75 No DPF on a 1.8TDCi. They're usually quite smokey too. Is that why? No DPF on Tddi, Can't speak for the Focus but DPF definitely went on 1.8Tdci Connects, I know, I had to find one without. I'll have a loo...
by piglet
Tue Apr 17, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Another MOT shake up
Replies: 51
Views: 726

Re: Another MOT shake up

Get a sharpie and put a 1 in front!
by piglet
Tue Apr 17, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Another MOT shake up
Replies: 51
Views: 726

Re: Another MOT shake up

caprixpack wrote:
Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:42 am
My passat has said plate figure of 0.60
Is that on the VIN plate?
The A4 has a small box on the bottom RH corner of the VIN that just says 1.30
by piglet
Mon Apr 16, 2018 11:52 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Another MOT shake up
Replies: 51
Views: 726

Re: Another MOT shake up

Do you know what your test results are?

I will have a look for the plate on the A4
by piglet
Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:12 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Another MOT shake up
Replies: 51
Views: 726

Re: Another MOT shake up

Talking about this with non-car folk at the weekend and someone made the comment that the 2018 Regs will require emissions of any Diesel to be within limits for that vehicle when new. I am taking that with a large pinch, but if true it would endanger our remapped Hdi90 which does smoke. I have just ...
by piglet
Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:31 am
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: WANTED estate 1/4 panel & rear bumper 2003
Replies: 7
Views: 139

WANTED estate 1/4 panel & rear bumper 2003

Need a piece from N/S rear 1/4 panel, area around rear light.
Also a rear bumper in EGE - CHINA BLUE.

Anyone?
by piglet
Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:25 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: crash!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 72

Re: crash!!!

Estate
by piglet
Wed Apr 11, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: crash!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 72

crash!!!

Looked after the old girl meticulously for years and Pigletson has crunched the rear N/S corner around the light hole.
It'll need a part panel welding in.

I don't suppose anyone has a rear bumper kicking around, EGE - CHINA BLUE PAINT
by piglet
Wed Apr 11, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Another MOT shake up
Replies: 51
Views: 726

Re: Another MOT shake up

but I found the draft regs: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/696292/mot-inspection-manual-for-classes-3-4-5-and-7-from-20-may-2018-draft.pdf Most of it's sensible, albeit poorly defined. If it's in there it's hidden away in hours of rea...