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caprixpack
2.0 16v
Posts: 151
Joined: Sun Mar 11, 2018 4:00 pm
Location: Cumbria

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Post by caprixpack »

Hi, new here. I've just picked up a 406 that I've sort of inherited and this will be my first time dabbling with Peugeot. I'm usually drawn to old fords and vag stuff.
1984 924 2.0 n/a crystal Green - The daily
2005 VW Passat tdi 130 Highline, now 170bhp & 290ft/lb
2000 Peugeot 406 2.0 hdi - stood for 4 years, fresh mot and mostly working.
GingerMagic
3.0 24v
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Joined: Fri Apr 06, 2012 9:02 pm
Location: Bournemouth

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Post by GingerMagic »

Hi, welcome :cheesy:
I've said before that the 406 is a great car, much underrated and it's not until you have one you realise how good they are.
Maybe not as cool as an old ford ( I would love a MK3 Cortina ) and not as trendy as some of the vag stuff, but as a day to day it's ideal.
What have you got planned for your 406?
2003 2.2hdi estate - mine
1998 Volvo 940 auto estate - also mine
2019 Citroen C3 something - the wife's
PP2000 user, can help with faults / diagnostics in the Bournemouth area.
caprixpack
2.0 16v
Posts: 151
Joined: Sun Mar 11, 2018 4:00 pm
Location: Cumbria

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I'm not sure what I've got planned for it really, most likely get it up to a decent standard. It's a bit rough and some stuff doesn't work, needs some trim and a good all round deep clean. Oh and for a 110 it does seem slow and doesn't want to be rushed. Maybe it's because it's been sat for 4 years.
1984 924 2.0 n/a crystal Green - The daily
2005 VW Passat tdi 130 Highline, now 170bhp & 290ft/lb
2000 Peugeot 406 2.0 hdi - stood for 4 years, fresh mot and mostly working.
dirtydirtydiesel
3.0 24v
Posts: 1521
Joined: Sun Apr 28, 2013 11:02 pm
Location: Coalville, Leics.

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Post by dirtydirtydiesel »

Welcome to the fold caprixpack :)
As Ginger has said great undervalued cars.

Unfortunately this forum is a bit tumbleweedy these days :?

I keep popping back once or twice a week though, as do a few of the stalwarts :cheesy:
2002 110 HDi estate, Rapier in monaco blue! ( found quite a bit more power :cheesy: ) SOLD I've sorted the airbag light :cheesy:
1998 3.0 V6 SE coupe in Diablo Red ( my baby ) sold
2006 206 1.4 16v sport in Aegean blue ( wife's shopping trolley :roll: )

2006 BMW e61 535d m-sport :supafrisk: run's for cover :lol:
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