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by RealEstate
Mon Aug 02, 2021 3:23 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: Where can I buy a dipstick?
Replies: 6
Views: 588

Re: Where can I buy a dipstick?

I did research whether the 3D printing route was feasible for this application, and i think its probably not the greatest idea :lol: I was thinking something of doing something similar to what you had in mind. I have an unwanted dipstick in the shed which is a few mm too large in diameter. I could m...
by RealEstate
Sun Aug 01, 2021 11:38 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: Where can I buy a dipstick?
Replies: 6
Views: 588

Re: Where can I buy a dipstick?

Thanks for the reply. I am assuming you mean the ad which is labelled "Oil Level Dipstick Citroen Evasion Xantia XM I II Peugeot 406 806 2.1 TD 117431", I would have bought this ages ago as it its the correct with the part numbers, as you say, however spending 31 pounds ( :shock: ) on a dipstick is ...
by RealEstate
Wed Jul 28, 2021 8:04 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: Where can I buy a dipstick?
Replies: 6
Views: 588

Re: Where can I buy a dipstick?

I've already looked on eBay and the only one on there in the UK that is correctly listed is being sold for 30 quid (wtf?!). Filtering like you have in the link gives one result which is actually incorrectly listed. When you click on the listing for it you can enter the car details again and it tells...
by RealEstate
Fri Jul 23, 2021 3:04 pm
Forum: Suspension, Steering, Brakes, Wheels and Tyres
Topic: Brand new strut assembly - tight strut bearing
Replies: 1
Views: 264

Re: Brand new strut assembly - tight strut bearing

I have just rebuilt the assembly and moved the spring over to take up that small gap and nothing has changed. If its correct its correct, I guess! I will have to install it and see... I unfortunately didnt have the old one to feel for reference as the spring has snapped. Hopefully someone on here wh...
by RealEstate
Fri Jul 23, 2021 1:43 pm
Forum: Suspension, Steering, Brakes, Wheels and Tyres
Topic: Brand new strut assembly - tight strut bearing
Replies: 1
Views: 264

Brand new strut assembly - tight strut bearing

Hi, I have just finished assembling the new front strut for my 406, with all new components apart from the metal top seat. I have installed the spring and it is perfectly seated on the bottom seat, and the spring is less than 1cm from the "end" of the cavity in the top seat, so not far from its perf...
by RealEstate
Sun Jul 18, 2021 8:32 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: Where can I buy a dipstick?
Replies: 6
Views: 588

Where can I buy a dipstick?

Hi, I have a 1998 2.1 406 td estate which has been in the family for several years and have since inherited it. The car had half a dipstick for years (original owner had broken it) and when I pulled the dipstick out for the first time, the remainder disintegrated upon removal. Does anyone know where...