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    Thread: Things people say
Post: RE: Things people say

Had so many ridiculous car related things said to me over the years but one of the classics had to be the guy that walked away from buying my Renault 5 GT turbo because it wasn't fuel injected like al...
PartyJas The Couch 33 2,678 22-04-2016, 04:15 PM
    Thread: Whats the difference with these shock kits?
Post: RE: Whats the difference with these shock kits?

According to the bilstein catalogue the top link part numbers are listed for cars with standard chassis. 2nd link part numbers are listed for cars with off road suspension. No mention of the physical ...
PartyJas Suspension, Transmission, Handling & Braking 8 1,354 10-03-2016, 03:35 PM
    Thread: Reinstate The 25Year Rolling Road Tax Exemption
Post: RE: Reinstate The 25Year Rolling Road Tax Exemptio...

its currently rolling at 40 years.. i cant see that changing. Too many 25 year old cars around.
PartyJas The Couch 9 1,119 29-01-2016, 11:54 AM
    Thread: Hdi Van Clutch
Post: RE: Hdi Van Clutch

The 806 has a different gearbox with a 21 spline input shaft. Clutch wont fit a 306.
PartyJas DW10 HDi section 7 659 05-01-2016, 02:46 PM
    Thread: Telling the dvla about a engine/fuel type change
Post: RE: Telling the dvla about a engine/fuel type chan...

I sent a V5 off recently for my Opel Ascona. Engine changed from 1.6 to 2.0. DVLA returned the V5 with a letter asking for an engineers report to confirm the conversion was carried out to the correct ...
PartyJas The Couch 14 1,643 05-01-2016, 02:42 PM
    Thread: Helmets; open vs full face
Post: RE: Helmets; open vs full face

In a frontal crash it it is possible for your head to contact the steering wheel even when you are restrained by a 6 point harness. I'd go for a full face helmet every time even in a closed cockpit ca...
PartyJas The Couch 21 2,601 30-12-2015, 02:44 PM
    Thread: Peoples thoughts on this pump
Post: RE: Peoples thoughts on this pump

Sorry for the Hijack. Are these pumps usable on 306's then. I have one which was removed from my Citroen Synergie (Same as Peugeot 806). I always assumed it was ECU controlled.
PartyJas XUD Section 11 1,277 29-10-2015, 03:13 PM
    Thread: AET Turbos
Post: RE: AET Turbos

Dealt with them for years for Turbosmart products but not for Turbo's. A work colleague had a recon turbo from them for his Golf Tdi and never had any issues.
PartyJas The Couch 10 1,143 22-10-2015, 02:15 PM
    Thread: Tesco fuel
Post: RE: Tesco fuel

Some years ago i had issues with my Gti-6 cutting out and running rough. After testing sensors, coils, plugs and other usual suspects. It tuned out it was Tesco fuel. Never been back since.
PartyJas DW10 HDi section 2 623 26-09-2015, 12:39 PM
    Thread: Bosch VE pump onto Ford 1.8TD
Post: RE: Bosch VE pump onto Ford 1.8TD

Some 1.8TD Sierras had bosch pumps as standard. [Image: http://www.bestcarin.com/manufacturers/f...a-td-8.jpg]
PartyJas Technical 2 1,114 15-09-2015, 02:19 PM
    Thread: supercharger
Post: RE: supercharger

Is yours a Gen3 or Gen5 charger and is it a stock body or ported.? Not all M62's had the clutched pulley. Mainly the ones found on Mercedes.
PartyJas XUD Section 11 1,347 15-09-2015, 10:01 AM
    Thread: supercharger
Post: RE: supercharger

I run an M90 on my C20XE engine and believe me at 20psi it would need some serious cooling. I'm struggling with mine at 10psi and I have a big charge cooler. The other issue to consider is an Eaton M9...
PartyJas XUD Section 11 1,347 14-09-2015, 10:36 AM
    Thread: ATE v Pagid dot 4 brake fluid
Post: RE: ATE v Pagid dot 4 brake fluid

Never used Pagid fluid but they are a well renowned brand so it will be good stuff. 5 Litres is overkill but at that price its not a problem if you don't end up using it all.
PartyJas Suspension, Transmission, Handling & Braking 1 1,121 28-08-2015, 10:08 AM
    Thread: Replacement rear calipers
Post: RE: Replacement rear calipers

(27-08-2015, 04:46 PM)mattbarker32 Wrote: I know this will be daft but am guessing these will fit the 306 hdi estate they look the same its just i have seen these for the 306 but that price is just ...
PartyJas Suspension, Transmission, Handling & Braking 5 734 28-08-2015, 07:59 AM
    Thread: Replacement rear calipers
Post: RE: Replacement rear calipers

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/PAIR-OF-REAR-B...35e59ddb20 These seem very reasonable and the part number suggests they are Brake Engineering calipers which I have used many times before.
PartyJas Suspension, Transmission, Handling & Braking 5 734 27-08-2015, 04:27 PM
    Thread: Clutch kit Stage 2 ?
Post: RE: Clutch kit Stage 2 ?

Just to clarify I can supply the Helix paddle clutch (cover and plate) for £335 + vat and it is rated to 300 ft/lb of torque. As stated elsewhere in this thread, Helix tend to quote safe torque rating...
PartyJas DW10 HDi section 54 5,852 27-08-2015, 02:02 PM
    Thread: Clutch kit Stage 2 ?
Post: RE: Clutch kit Stage 2 ?

(26-08-2015, 10:46 PM)ct-hdi Wrote: The helix uses an uprated pressure plate. Am I missing something here? The helix clutch I linked to earlier... is that a different one that the likes of me, Dum-...
PartyJas DW10 HDi section 54 5,852 27-08-2015, 08:27 AM
    Thread: Clutch kit Stage 2 ?
Post: RE: Clutch kit Stage 2 ?

(26-08-2015, 12:19 PM)Frosty Wrote: (26-08-2015, 08:02 AM)PartyJas Wrote: (25-08-2015, 06:29 PM)shervo Wrote: Are they guaranteeing that these clutches will hold the power? I doubt any clutch co...
PartyJas DW10 HDi section 54 5,852 26-08-2015, 03:22 PM
    Thread: Clutch kit Stage 2 ?
Post: RE: Clutch kit Stage 2 ?

(25-08-2015, 06:29 PM)shervo Wrote: Are they guaranteeing that these clutches will hold the power? I doubt any clutch company will make guarantees. I asked what the torque rating was and the they sa...
PartyJas DW10 HDi section 54 5,852 26-08-2015, 08:02 AM
    Thread: Dash Cam Recommendations
Post: RE: Dash Cam Recommendations

This one. Plugs into cigarette lighter and has loop recording so it starts recording over the oldest footage when the card is full. Has motion sensor so starts recording when on the move. Inbuilt G se...
PartyJas The Couch 8 1,365 25-08-2015, 04:14 PM
    Thread: Clutch kit Stage 2 ?
Post: RE: Clutch kit Stage 2 ?

(24-08-2015, 12:21 PM)MrBigMac Wrote: Any news PartyJas ? I have spoken to Black Diamond and they recommend the 'stage 3' paddle clutch for the torque a stage 2 engine produces. I can supply these ...
PartyJas DW10 HDi section 54 5,852 25-08-2015, 08:44 AM
    Thread: V5 Logbook Issues
Post: RE: V5 Logbook Issues

New owner can tax the car in a post office with a V5C form. I know, i had to do it recently when the DVLA lost my logbook when i sent it for a change of address.
PartyJas The Couch 14 1,232 21-08-2015, 12:20 PM
    Thread: Help my xud stalls after start up.
Post: RE: Help my xud stalls after start up.

The grenade has a one way valve and that could be shot. Change the grenade, they are cheap enough anyway. Also check the filter / strainer in the tank. Could be blocked.
PartyJas XUD Section 15 1,767 20-08-2015, 04:05 PM
    Thread: Help my xud stalls after start up.
Post: RE: Help my xud stalls after start up.

I got fed up trying to get mine to seal and went for an inline filter in the end. Worked perfect even with veg oil.
PartyJas XUD Section 15 1,767 12-08-2015, 02:48 PM
    Thread: Clutch kit Stage 2 ?
Post: RE: Clutch kit Stage 2 ?

(11-08-2015, 04:33 PM)MrBigMac Wrote: now that i would be interested in on a stage 3 clutch, what sort of price do think you could get ? I will ask the question and get prices on the stage 2 and sta...
PartyJas DW10 HDi section 54 5,852 12-08-2015, 08:06 AM