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    Thread: Missing my 306
Post: RE: Missing my 306

Thank you for the balanced responses. My gut feeling is to avoid this one, which I will. If I was mechanically inclined, I would offer £200 and do it up myself. Trouble is, he's adamant it's worth ...
beulah The Couch 6 1,270 13-09-2016, 09:02 AM
    Thread: Missing my 306
Post: Missing my 306

I am having a terrible time with the new POS I am driving, which is another French car. (1.4L  Hdi Diesel, 16v - I'll let you guess the rest, as it begins with C) Someone up the road is selling a 306...
beulah The Couch 6 1,270 12-09-2016, 08:01 PM
    Thread: Lucky escape r.I.p the blue xud
Post: RE: Lucky escape r.I.p the blue xud

Magenta Sunset Wrote: (03-08-2016, 03:31 PM) -- had an arb link fail mid corner on a mk1 astra I was driving wayyy back. nearly t-boned the car waiting to pull out of the T-junction. wasn't so much p...
beulah The Couch 38 6,435 03-08-2016, 05:36 PM
    Thread: Lucky escape r.I.p the blue xud
Post: RE: Lucky escape r.I.p the blue xud

All I know is something went clunk and the steering went haywire. I simply cannot approach the corner fast, not in a Meridian Estate...the guy behind me confirmed that I wasn't going fast. I was app...
beulah The Couch 38 6,435 03-08-2016, 08:23 AM
  Photo Thread: Lucky escape r.I.p the blue xud
Post: RE: Lucky escape r.I.p the blue xud

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beulah The Couch 38 6,435 03-08-2016, 07:36 AM
    Thread: Lucky escape r.I.p the blue xud
Post: RE: Lucky escape r.I.p the blue xud

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beulah The Couch 38 6,435 02-08-2016, 05:26 PM
    Thread: its friday ..and its raining
Post: RE: its friday ..and its raining

Fri: Trip to local beach Sat: Clean Pug, try and locate and nullify the extremely annoying low RPM rattle (may be loose bodywork/plastic wheel arch trim) Sun: Use Pug to ferry walkers to remote loca...
beulah The Couch 11 1,631 29-07-2016, 06:19 PM
    Thread: House moving cost
Post: RE: House moving cost

We did the move ourselves - 60 mile move - contents of big 3 bed house and workshop into LWB transit and Meridian Estate over 2 days. Cost £200 inc. fuel and van hire.
beulah The Couch 22 3,603 29-07-2016, 06:14 PM
    Thread: 306 rear boot full photos
Post: RE: 306 rear boot full photos

@Toms306, big LOL at the Peugeot-within-a-Peugeot boot pic! Mine's empty and clean at the moment pending a trade-in situation. I am on the verge of keeping the Pug, so the crap may go back in at some...
beulah The Couch 29 5,128 29-07-2016, 06:09 PM
    Thread: Advice: Thinking of defecting.
Post: RE: Advice: Thinking of defecting.

RetroPug Wrote: (16-07-2016, 08:59 PM) -- 3 grand all in for way over 20k miles a year is really cheap... -- Ah - well, that's because I do teleworking for the rest of the week.:blush: (I do more 1...
beulah The Couch 16 2,248 17-07-2016, 07:58 PM
    Thread: Advice: Thinking of defecting.
Post: RE: Advice: Thinking of defecting.

Thank you again for the advice, it is really appreciated. Yes, the handling is great, very good on corners, parking and is a comfortable drive. I wish I knew about the lock solution, as I did k...
beulah The Couch 16 2,248 15-07-2016, 07:02 PM
    Thread: Advice: Thinking of defecting.
Post: RE: Advice: Thinking of defecting.

Yep, I don't let any hidden costs pass me by...   :D
beulah The Couch 16 2,248 15-07-2016, 03:03 PM
    Thread: Advice: Thinking of defecting.
Post: RE: Advice: Thinking of defecting.

Thanks very much for your replies. I agree; the Renault is a bit more stingy on the MPG and cam belt needs changing every 70k miles  or 5 years - the Pug Meridian is around 90k with no time interval r...
beulah The Couch 16 2,248 15-07-2016, 02:38 PM
    Thread: Advice: Thinking of defecting.
Post: Advice: Thinking of defecting.

I have a 306 Meridian Hdi 2L diesel estate which is coming up to its 17th birthday, having done about 160,000 miles. Over the last two years it has had a cambelt change, engine mounts, track rod, ...
beulah The Couch 16 2,248 15-07-2016, 01:09 PM
    Thread: 306 HDi Power Issues
Post: RE: 306 HDi Power Issues

highwayman306 Wrote: (08-04-2015, 07:05 AM) -- How'd you get on matey? Was it the MAF? -- Ach, sorry about the massive delay in replying. Had some major life issues that took me away from fun stuff...
beulah DW10 HDi section 16 2,012 07-10-2015, 05:04 PM
    Thread: Timing Belt?
Post: RE: Timing Belt?

Had mine done, belt, tensioners, antifreeze  and water pump all for £293. Second belt, first was done at 70k. Now at £146k. Just find a decent garage if you can't do it yourself and you won't have ...
beulah DW10 HDi section 29 4,444 07-10-2015, 05:02 PM
    Thread: 306 HDi Power Issues
Post: RE: 306 HDi Power Issues

Hi chaps, thanks for your comments and apologies for the slow progress, please be patient with me. Sorted isn't the word...I just don't know what is going on. Thank you Toseland for your kind offer....
beulah DW10 HDi section 16 2,012 05-04-2015, 06:28 PM
    Thread: 306 HDi Power Issues
Post: RE: 306 HDi Power Issues

I can't unplug the fricken thing, so I've booked the car in at the local garage for a diagnostic on Tuesday, for what it's worth. Shervo, that's bloody annoying that it won't show up on a test. I a...
beulah DW10 HDi section 16 2,012 19-03-2015, 11:49 AM
    Thread: 306 HDi Power Issues
Post: RE: 306 HDi Power Issues

Sorry I am taking so long to reply, I telecommute, so try to only use the old banger when I have to go to the office. Been really busy and have not had time to look at the car properly. I was going to...
beulah DW10 HDi section 16 2,012 19-03-2015, 10:10 AM
    Thread: 306 HDi Power Issues
Post: RE: 306 HDi Power Issues

Think the MAF is fried, MPG's down to 25! Trying the test as soon as I have some free time....
beulah DW10 HDi section 16 2,012 18-03-2015, 08:33 AM
    Thread: 306 HDi Power Issues
Post: RE: 306 HDi Power Issues

Damn, yet another problem. Thank you for you reply, Poodle. Do you think it's worth me purchasing PP2k and running a diagnostic? I have not noticed any decrease in MPG. Although I will keep an eye ...
beulah DW10 HDi section 16 2,012 11-03-2015, 08:49 AM
    Thread: 306 HDi Power Issues
Post: 306 HDi Power Issues

Have a bit of a strange problem... My 15 YO Pug 306 2L Hdi Meridian (90) has been acting very sluggishly up until this week, and I am very puzzled as to why it seems to be very powerful now. (fo...
beulah DW10 HDi section 16 2,012 10-03-2015, 08:09 PM
    Thread: 306 power issues
Post: RE: 306 power issues

I am sorry mods, I have posted this in the wrong section, please can you delete this? Thank you.
beulah Technical 1 844 10-03-2015, 08:08 PM
    Thread: Real world MPG
Post: RE: Real world MPG

Running the calculations on a dead regular long commute for nearly a year, mine's around 54mpg. This is on a route with long, straight a-roads and a few very steep cllimbs.
beulah DW10 HDi section 21 1,742 10-03-2015, 08:03 PM
    Thread: 306 power issues
Post: 306 power issues

Have a bit of a strange problem... My 15 YO Pug 306 2L Hdi Meridian (90) has been acting very sluggishly up until this week, and I am very puzzled as to why it seems to be very powerful now. (for a P...
beulah Technical 1 844 10-03-2015, 07:12 PM