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    Thread: 306 estate engine swap
Post: RE: 306 estate engine swap

Instead of doing anything productive I washed my seats. To be fair, the interior is rank at the minute from storage so needs done. [Image: https://i.imgur.com/Zzw1FPH.jpg] [Image: https://i.imgur.com...
Spoonaltap 306 Projects 5 3,238 17-04-2020, 07:54 PM
    Thread: 306 estate engine swap
Post: RE: 306 estate engine swap

(13-03-2020, 03:31 PM)Mighty306 Wrote: The forum really isn't busy at all these days. It's always good to hear from someone out there who has kept their 306 & still has plans for it. I've still ...
Spoonaltap 306 Projects 5 3,238 13-03-2020, 08:56 PM
    Thread: 306 estate engine swap
Post: 306 estate engine swap

Not sure how busy this forum is any more, I know most forums have taken a hit last few years but I'm mostly posting this to keep a track of my own progress. Not much to the story currently, bought my...
Spoonaltap 306 Projects 5 3,238 13-03-2020, 10:43 AM
    Thread: Racetractor - final parts!
Post: RE: Racetractor :(

I'd be tempted by the engine but I'm in SW Scotland and have no way to collect, would you be able to stick everything on a pallet?
Spoonaltap Cars 43 10,561 23-02-2018, 10:25 AM
    Thread: Car broke down on way to work this morning. Gearbox issue.
Post: RE: Car broke down on way to work this morning. Ge...

Can someone point me in the direction of the right linkages to buy, when I search ebay for xud linkages I get all sorts showing up. I don't know whether the uprated ones you see will fit and even the ...
Spoonaltap XUD Section 2 780 02-08-2017, 07:31 PM
    Thread: Car broke down on way to work this morning. Gearbox issue.
Post: Car broke down on way to work this morning. Gearbo...

Yesterday is was difficult to get it into 5th gear, I needed to rev the engine a little to get it in without forcing it. This morn is was very difficult to get it into 5th when going to work which got...
Spoonaltap XUD Section 2 780 01-08-2017, 08:16 AM
    Thread: Stef's new car Turbo content.
Post: RE: Stef's new car Turbo content.

Did you use a special lacquer for the carbon spoiler? I've managed to scratch a couple of carbon parts I bought for my mini and I've sanded down the scratches as best I can, now I need to re lacquer i...
Spoonaltap The Couch 24 5,518 02-05-2017, 12:19 AM
    Thread: Drill bits
Post: RE: Drill bits

(27-03-2017, 04:29 PM)welshpug Wrote: its Dormer not dorma. but yes, I would recommend that brand. Yeah my bad, I just mispelled it but it's Dormer that I bought.
Spoonaltap The Couch 20 1,705 27-03-2017, 04:41 PM
    Thread: Drill bits
Post: RE: Drill bits

This is exactly the thread I needed since I need to drill out a bolt that has completely seized, just ordered some dorma bits from amazon and some cutting compound. Hopefully those will do the trick, ...
Spoonaltap The Couch 20 1,705 27-03-2017, 03:35 PM
    Thread: 306 DTS breaking china blue - ebay link
Post: RE: 306 DTS breaking china blue - ebay link

Can you post the rear beam?
Spoonaltap Parts 7 1,657 24-03-2017, 03:53 PM
    Thread: Snapped koni rear shock absorber, junk or fixable?
Post: RE: Snapped koni rear shock absorber, junk or fixa...

I've ordered a pair of blisteins as they were cheap so to get something back onto the car. Will keep my peepers open for a replacement koni.
Spoonaltap Suspension, Transmission, Handling & Braking 5 1,214 21-03-2017, 01:28 PM
    Thread: Snapped koni rear shock absorber, junk or fixable?
Post: RE: Snapped koni rear shock absorber, junk or fixa...

I've emailed koni to find out if they can fix or replace and how much it would be for both options so will see what they say. If it's gonna be lots of money I'll just replace them with standard.
Spoonaltap Suspension, Transmission, Handling & Braking 5 1,214 20-03-2017, 06:28 PM
    Thread: Snapped koni rear shock absorber, junk or fixable?
Post: Snapped koni rear shock absorber, junk or fixable?

I'm pretty sure I know the answer to this question but they do say there are no stupid questions, just stupid people and I feel like one right now. My rear shock has snapped and I need to know if it's...
Spoonaltap Suspension, Transmission, Handling & Braking 5 1,214 20-03-2017, 05:19 PM
    Thread: Breaking: my hdi estate
Post: RE: Breaking: my hdi estate

Did you see if the exhaust is a one piece system?
Spoonaltap Parts 16 2,856 03-02-2017, 04:52 PM
    Thread: Heater matrix , hdi parts, FMIC kit, boost pipes
Post: RE: rich w roller bearing wishbones, hdi parts, FM...

I'm interested in the wishbones.
Spoonaltap Parts 68 11,849 30-01-2017, 08:36 PM
    Thread: Weird banging noise when braking, advice needed.
Post: RE: Weird banging noise when braking, advice neede...

You guys on here have been great, thanks for all the responses. I'll keep an eye on the forsale section for a hybrid rear arb/bigger arb then.
Spoonaltap Suspension, Transmission, Handling & Braking 19 1,697 27-01-2017, 05:52 PM
    Thread: Weird banging noise when braking, advice needed.
Post: RE: Weird banging noise when braking, advice neede...

Will my 1.9 xud have a 17mm rollbar? Worth upgrading to a 21mm antirollbar? I've ordered new droplinks and just gonna change them but I never replaced the anti rollbar bushes so I'm going to replace ...
Spoonaltap Suspension, Transmission, Handling & Braking 19 1,697 27-01-2017, 12:39 AM
    Thread: Weird banging noise when braking, advice needed.
Post: RE: Weird banging noise when braking, advice neede...

Aye it was cheap tat off ebay/amazon. How's best to check the droplinks and D bushes? Wheres best to get quality replacement parts, preferably without needing to buy from the dealers?
Spoonaltap Suspension, Transmission, Handling & Braking 19 1,697 25-01-2017, 02:50 PM
    Thread: Breaking: my hdi estate
Post: RE: Breaking: my hdi estate

Try myhermes? I seem to remember them being quite cheap. Don't suppose you know what I'd need to connect it up to an XUD estate, would it just be a case of swopping the cats over or welding a HDI fla...
Spoonaltap Parts 16 2,856 25-01-2017, 02:29 PM
    Thread: Breaking: my hdi estate
Post: RE: Breaking: my hdi estate

How much for the cat back system posted to Scotland?
Spoonaltap Parts 16 2,856 24-01-2017, 09:16 PM
    Thread: Weird banging noise when braking, advice needed.
Post: RE: Weird banging noise when braking, advice neede...

How are the pbushed supposed to be tightened? Is there a special way you're supposed to fit them. If I'm taking the wishbones off anyway I might as well replace them. Worthwhile going for the bigger ...
Spoonaltap Suspension, Transmission, Handling & Braking 19 1,697 20-01-2017, 08:50 AM
    Thread: Weird banging noise when braking, advice needed.
Post: RE: Weird banging noise when braking, advice neede...

I'll have a look mate, could be that.
Spoonaltap Suspension, Transmission, Handling & Braking 19 1,697 19-01-2017, 05:29 PM
    Thread: Weird banging noise when braking, advice needed.
Post: RE: Weird banging noise when braking, advice neede...

Mine are the 18mm balljoints even tho my pug is an older PH3, I know this cos the bottom arms I ordered came with 16mm ones which fall out the bottom of the hub even if you have a bolt in it so they'r...
Spoonaltap Suspension, Transmission, Handling & Braking 19 1,697 19-01-2017, 04:56 PM
    Thread: Weird banging noise when braking, advice needed.
Post: RE: Weird banging noise when braking, advice neede...

Exhaust is pretty knackered, only just got through the mot cos the guy put gum gum paste to seal it just to get through mot. Want to replace the whole lot shortly. Thanks for the suggestions guys, i...
Spoonaltap Suspension, Transmission, Handling & Braking 19 1,697 16-01-2017, 09:10 PM
    Thread: Weird banging noise when braking, advice needed.
Post: RE: Weird banging noise when braking, advice neede...

(15-01-2017, 06:43 PM)allye Wrote: Got to be more specific if anyone can help bud. Is it relative to speed? Under hard acceleration or all the time? One bang or multiple? Under hard braking or rand...
Spoonaltap Suspension, Transmission, Handling & Braking 19 1,697 15-01-2017, 07:06 PM