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by dirtydirtydiesel
Thu Sep 17, 2020 1:11 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: FAP cleaning
Replies: 2
Views: 30

Re: FAP cleaning

Yes it's a good idea if you wish to leave the D.P.F in place, Just make sure there a reputable company & read lot's of reviews & testimonials. It won't be cheep for a quality job & best done off the car, Don't believe the one's that state the inject a product into it & then rev it out the tailpipe :...
by dirtydirtydiesel
Wed Sep 16, 2020 10:16 am
Forum: Suspension, Steering, Brakes, Wheels and Tyres
Topic: Rear anti roll bar rubber bush bearing clamps
Replies: 2
Views: 39

Re: Rear anti roll bar rubber bush bearing clamps

Are you on farcebook? There's at least two people on the 406 group page that regularly break saloons & estates & post the part's Worth joining under a pseudonym (for anonymity if that's your thing) , just for the information & spares. I believe these are N.F.P from Peugeot, so if you find some give ...
by dirtydirtydiesel
Wed Sep 16, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: Car key
Replies: 6
Views: 280

Re: Car key

Here are my findings on this subject when I misplaced my only working remote key, I purchased a replacement blank key & got it cut to match my spare non remote key no problem, I purchased a id46 new blank chip off ebay & coded it to the car using pp2k no problem. So now the key would work to open th...
by dirtydirtydiesel
Mon Sep 14, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 1.6HDi DPF tested at 10 years old, 80k miles, how bad is it?
Replies: 23
Views: 446

Re: 1.6HDi DPF tested at 10 years old, 80k miles, how bad is it?

Yeah Sam tell me about parenthood :wink: It doesn't get any easier :lol:, when I bought my 406 my two were 4 & 2 now there 13 & 11 :shock: We were abit like you two pre the kid, I had quite a well paid job & so did twife. But when she got pregnant we decided she would be a stay at home mum so that w...
by dirtydirtydiesel
Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:07 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 1.6HDi DPF tested at 10 years old, 80k miles, how bad is it?
Replies: 23
Views: 446

Re: 1.6HDi DPF tested at 10 years old, 80k miles, how bad is it?

Bailes1992, Off topic but how are you finding parenthood? Things must be going ok for you both as I see by your sig that the wife has a nearly new Jeep & yourself & spanking new BMW 5er :supafrisk: (runs for cover) & not one but two toys. Don't know how you find time mate, I sadly had to come to the...
by dirtydirtydiesel
Thu Sep 03, 2020 11:51 pm
Forum: Bodywork (non-styling)
Topic: sill drain holes?
Replies: 5
Views: 259

Re: sill drain holes?

The rubber bungs are behind the arch liners front & rear at the ends of the sill in the actual wheel arch
The pic Steve shows is the drain hole / slot that is in the front & back of the sill 'Near' the jacking point's.
by dirtydirtydiesel
Tue Aug 18, 2020 12:01 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: Estate Badge Removal & Possible Refurb
Replies: 12
Views: 2259

Re: Estate Badge Removal & Possible Refurb

Holly thread resurrection Batman :lol:

Have a look on Ebay there's plenty of domed replacement lion badge centre's available on there.
by dirtydirtydiesel
Mon Aug 17, 2020 11:56 pm
Forum: Electrical System and Diagnostics
Topic: My introduction and any chance of help!!!
Replies: 25
Views: 1291

Re: My introduction and any chance of help!!!

Think you mean EGR & not ECU , but you might have cleaned it for all I know :cheesy: More power, right where to start, yours is the Siemens system so HDi tuning are your best bet. Me I did, Deep breath. Mocal oil cooler Large intercooler (made be yours truly) Flowed head Bigger maf Hybrid turbo New ...
by dirtydirtydiesel
Mon Aug 17, 2020 11:34 pm
Forum: Electrical System and Diagnostics
Topic: A/C in winter
Replies: 8
Views: 189

Re: A/C in winter

Sounds to me like you have a bit of damp inside, As Welly say's stear clear of the aircon in the winter or if you do use it (which is a good idea once a month) Only when going for a good run when you get the cabin up to 18° + then run it for ten minutes & shut off the aircon but leave the fan runnin...
by dirtydirtydiesel
Mon Aug 17, 2020 11:27 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: ENGINE TAPPING THROUGH TO 3000 RPM
Replies: 8
Views: 194

Re: ENGINE TAPPING THROUGH TO 3000 RPM

What fuel have you used recently?

My injectors were noticeably louder on Morrison's crap diesel & with Esso or Shell much quieter
even more so with 50ml of mineral 2 stroke oil in the fuel :)
by dirtydirtydiesel
Sun Aug 16, 2020 7:46 pm
Forum: Electrical System and Diagnostics
Topic: My introduction and any chance of help!!!
Replies: 25
Views: 1291

Re: My introduction and any chance of help!!!

Bit far for me to help you,
Put a shout out asking for pp2k in general chat.

Also are you on the Facebook group?
Might be worth joining that & asking on there.
by dirtydirtydiesel
Sat Aug 15, 2020 11:38 am
Forum: Electrical System and Diagnostics
Topic: My introduction and any chance of help!!!
Replies: 25
Views: 1291

Re: My introduction and any chance of help!!!

I know, I know, but it’s a matter very close to my heart! My recently purchased 406 Rapier needs a transponder key. That and the central locking is bouncing the door locks back every time I try to lock it with the manual key. I don’t have Peugeot Planet and probably too old to get my head round it ...
by dirtydirtydiesel
Wed Aug 12, 2020 9:39 pm
Forum: Electrical System and Diagnostics
Topic: My introduction and any chance of help!!!
Replies: 25
Views: 1291

Re: My introduction and any chance of help!!!

sorry that i'm no help in this matter, but in my case, that i don't have the 4 digit card, will peugeot get me the code for some quid ? Today I went to my local Peugeot dealer for some parts and to ask for the code that wasn't included when I bought the car. I took along my Driving licence and regi...
by dirtydirtydiesel
Wed Aug 05, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: Volvo Corner
Topic: can i join the volvo crew?
Replies: 37
Views: 2095

Re: can i join the volvo crew?

Duke, Looking good for an old un :) , I'm sure you'll get many years of happy motoring out of it 1. It's a Volvo, from when they were well built. 2. Your a retired mechanic I'm surprised you have given up so easy on the pinch bolt, especially as you've buggered the end :roll: Personally without seei...
by dirtydirtydiesel
Mon Aug 03, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: Volvo Corner
Topic: can i join the volvo crew?
Replies: 37
Views: 2095

Re: can i join the volvo crew?

:arrowu: Steve :lol:

Welters old boy, I do like some Volvos 850 T5R 8)
V 70 R
V 60 R
I just can't afford any of them :frown: