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    Thread: Blower Fan
Post: Blower Fan

Mine just out of the blue stopped working on Saturday (in a 405d) all fuses good so I removed the glovebox and dropped the blower motor to find it was seized (not badly) having worked it a little I tu...
unclebeast The Couch 1 878 18-03-2019, 01:33 PM
    Thread: xud9 gearbox ratio question
Post: xud9 gearbox ratio question

Cant get insurance for my XUD9A with XUD9TE engine in it (modified) has anyone run the nad engine on the TD gearbox...are the longer ratios unfeasable....Thanks
unclebeast XUD Section 4 1,323 17-01-2019, 10:35 PM
    Thread: ATS Euromaster
Post: RE: ATS Euromaster

It took a set of pipe grips, and a lump hammer and normal hammer...Lump Underneath normal hitting on top over threads , end of threaded inner arm supported by lump hammer...They were TIGHT but heat no...
unclebeast The Couch 4 1,488 23-06-2018, 03:07 PM
    Thread: ATS Euromaster
Post: RE: ATS Euromaster

I should have sussed it when i saw where the mole grips had slipped....
unclebeast The Couch 4 1,488 20-06-2018, 09:02 PM
    Thread: ATS Euromaster
Post: ATS Euromaster

Tried to track my front wheels (after two tyres fitted) but couldnt shift either track rod...recommended judicious application of heat (but alas I have no welding gear)and I was sent away....how does ...
unclebeast The Couch 4 1,488 20-06-2018, 03:30 PM
    Thread: Project 16v #theLEMOAN
Post: RE: Project 16v #theLEMOAN

Hi Piggy...pleased to see it lives, did you angle tighten the cylinder head bolts? what head gasket...mls or fibre? what brand do you recommend
unclebeast 306 Projects 495 148,587 29-05-2018, 07:20 PM
    Thread: New MOT
Post: New MOT

what does this mean for the xud9a and especially xud9te re visible smoke?
unclebeast The Couch 6 1,292 20-05-2018, 06:23 PM
    Thread: The Racetractor. The End.
Post: RE: The Racetractor. The End.

You have just GOT to pull that engine...its almost art!
unclebeast 306 Projects 3,803 843,202 26-02-2018, 05:29 PM
    Thread: xud9a timing
Post: RE: xud9a timing

Thank you I took the head off, and although this is all new to me I would swear the head gasket hasnt gone...I have had a straight edge on the head and there is no warp at all, the only thing I can se...
unclebeast XUD Section 5 1,443 19-02-2018, 08:00 AM
    Thread: xud9a timing
Post: RE: xud9a timing

Thanks for the reply piggy...the bosch injector pump or cambelt arent on the engine, and the camshaft sprocket isnt quite aligned for an m8 bolt neither is the crankshaft...and I just dont know if the...
unclebeast XUD Section 5 1,443 18-02-2018, 08:59 AM
    Thread: xud9a timing
Post: xud9a timing

I removed the xud9a engine from my project suspected HG, not expecting to repair it I removed the bosch (non standard) pump (standard was lucas). and did not lock off the crankshaft pulley or cambelt ...
unclebeast XUD Section 5 1,443 17-02-2018, 11:21 AM
    Thread: 405 SRDT
Post: RE: 405 SRDT

stop it...you tease! Love the car!
unclebeast Photos Of Members / Cars 59 10,266 07-02-2018, 09:59 PM
    Thread: engine swap
Post: RE: engine swap

Me and my mate did this (peugeot 405 however) as long as you have the multiplex plugs/wiring for the td and you will need the bonnet liner for the intercooler and possibly have to mess with one of the...
unclebeast XUD Section 1 1,004 29-12-2017, 11:08 AM
    Thread: 405 SRDT
Post: RE: 405 SRDT

Tape adapter in mine too...to an samsung galaxy s3 mini...old tech love it!
unclebeast Photos Of Members / Cars 59 10,266 27-11-2017, 09:10 AM
    Thread: Project 16v #theLEMOAN
Post: RE: Project 16v #theLEMOAN

...was it the one that was already down 100 on compression test that dropped the valve Piggy?
unclebeast 306 Projects 495 148,587 16-11-2017, 08:07 AM
    Thread: The General Lee 406 (pics)
Post: RE: The General Lee 406 (pics)

Boot would look good with a spoiler in the same colour!
unclebeast The Couch 11 2,197 12-09-2017, 09:07 AM
    Thread: Project 16v #theLEMOAN
Post: RE: Project 16v #theLEMOAN

I admire your resilience...
unclebeast 306 Projects 495 148,587 07-08-2017, 07:54 AM
    Thread: Peugeot 806 with the 1.9TD
Post: RE: Peugeot 806 with the 1.9TD

If you had to recommend an older type mpv diesel load lugger would it be an 806/synergie/ulysee as I have a really good xud9te in my defunct 405 project, but know zilch re the three mpv`s mentioned ab...
unclebeast The Couch 6 710 28-07-2017, 02:34 PM
    Thread: Peugeot 806 with the 1.9TD
Post: Peugeot 806 with the 1.9TD

What do you look for when buying one is there cat/egr engine management ecu. are they reliable...XUD9TE?  Anyone tuned one?
unclebeast The Couch 6 710 24-07-2017, 04:17 PM
    Thread: XUD powered kit car
Post: RE: XUD powered kit car

Do the side panel matt black too...Then some led riding lights...What a missile! great work re panels/scoop.
unclebeast XUD Section 234 82,616 13-07-2017, 10:28 AM
    Thread: Lying on the couch with a headache!
Post: RE: Lying on the couch with a headache!

In North Manchester the police have lost the roads to kids on lashed up motorbikes...I had about six of em wheelying up in a gaggle in the middle of the road, complete with balaclavas etc...not to men...
unclebeast The Couch 28 2,704 07-07-2017, 08:34 AM
    Thread: Lying on the couch with a headache!
Post: RE: Lying on the couch with a headache!

You lot are terrible....LOL!
unclebeast The Couch 28 2,704 06-07-2017, 02:37 PM
    Thread: Lying on the couch with a headache!
Post: RE: Lying on the couch with a headache!

I got all giddy as It is my first ever project...never too old to learn...I dread insurance renewal time at the best of times...but on the plus side Churchill have taken me back and not fleeced me on ...
unclebeast The Couch 28 2,704 06-07-2017, 06:28 AM
    Thread: Lying on the couch with a headache!
Post: RE: Lying on the couch with a headache!

Thanks Welshpug but my lad has just "grassed me up" re the insurance calls...and the non driving not normally interested wife has given me the "barbecue" you know... All that money wasted Lost on th...
unclebeast The Couch 28 2,704 05-07-2017, 06:10 PM
    Thread: Lying on the couch with a headache!
Post: RE: Lying on the couch with a headache!

Yes Dan... the rolling chassis is a nad "style"registered one...(and although the xud9te turbo diesel is made in this "style"guise and i was at pains to describe this) the placing of a turbo diesel en...
unclebeast The Couch 28 2,704 05-07-2017, 05:10 PM