My new 406 project #2

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Re: My new 406 project #2

Post by steve_earwig » Mon Jul 23, 2018 9:57 am

There was a cover loose under the back seat of my D8, I can't remember if it was just a plug or if it was the cover for the tank sender but that was pretty nibbled under the seats. I just gave 'em a wire brush and stuck some black paint on. Hey, nobody but you is ever going to see that...
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Re: My new 406 project #2

Post by GingerMagic » Mon Jul 23, 2018 5:08 pm

True..

It's not a big concern to be honest, I mustard mitt I was surprised to see it like that....
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Re: My new 406 project #2

Post by GingerMagic » Sat Aug 04, 2018 3:53 pm

I don't think so, possibly too much rear seat cleaning.. :supafrisk:

All I've done to the car recently is clean the leather up ( comes up okay to be honest ) and I bought 2 rear number plate bulb holders and a rear badge from a 306 estate but the same parts as the 406... :cheesy:

The MFD will be relisted on eBay, as the winning bidders both changed their minds, and sort the fuel flap alarm.
I'm not bothered about the random rear wiper, it works on request - it just carries on going for a bit after you turn it off...

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Re: My new 406 project #2

Post by GingerMagic » Sun Sep 09, 2018 10:15 am

Car is now sold.

I didn't truly appreciate how much water was coming into the car when it rained - it was like a water tap had been opened behind the dash.... :shock:
It wasn't the sunroof drains, and once the rubber bung was removed from under the car then most of the water came out. Peter suggested it was somewhere in the scuttle panel, which was very blocked under the pollen filter, but the drains were clear - unless there was something else I couldn't see...
Sadly, because of this I had a problem with the battery draining every night, so I had to keep disconnecting it to stop the alarm going off in the middle of the night..

The rear wiper was sorted with a BSI reset, new bulb holders from a 306 estate and the car was great - but I had the opportunity of a bargain V6 Coupe come up, so I bought this and sold the Estate on.
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Re: My new 406 project #2

Post by dirtydirtydiesel » Sun Sep 09, 2018 12:50 pm

A bargin V6 coupe :supafrisk:

Aka midlife crisis :wink:

Me a midlife crisis (no, more like a midlife meltdown) I've only gone & bought another :shock:

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Re: My new 406 project #2

Post by GingerMagic » Sun Sep 09, 2018 1:20 pm

Did you get the Black one?
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Re: My new 406 project #2

Post by dirtydirtydiesel » Sun Sep 09, 2018 6:07 pm

Nah mate, it's an auto not for me :wink:

I've got twins, another Diablo red V6 se, black leather with all the extra's even a sunshine roof 8)
And only 52k :cheesy:

Picys of both of them together next weekend after I pick her up :!: :!: :!:
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