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    Thread: Pugfest 2019 - 30/06/19
Post: RE: Pugfest 2019 - 30/06/19

I'll be there in the paddock somewhere
miles Meets 26 15,059 23-03-2019, 11:07 PM
    Thread: Rear beam rebuild
Post: RE: Rear beam rebuild

Moog are really really cheap, I;d be temped to try TRW as these where OE spec at £40.00 each with some Vibra Tec 'P' bush's, I've got Motaquip ones on mine and these have coped with bouncing off Kerb'...
miles Suspension, Transmission, Handling & Braking 21 5,390 30-10-2018, 06:56 PM
    Thread: 2.0 xsi manifold swap
Post: RE: 2.0 xsi manifold swap

To get the exhaust manifold in there it's subframe off, Only taken them off for the 4-2-1 I supply so any gains on the XSi I would not like to say
miles XU Petrol Engines 5 2,824 15-10-2018, 10:45 PM
    Thread: Get out of fifth!
Post: RE: Get out of fifth!

4 & 5th are on different Hub's, Worth checking the ball on the subframe quadrant as well, known to fall apart, I have known the selector forks to fail but you cannot select anything when that happens
miles DW10 HDi section 16 2,930 08-09-2018, 10:34 PM
    Thread: Hello strangers :)
Post: RE: Hello strangers :)

Head work a good local engineering firm is what you need, If your lucky you may have one but if not it's worth sending it off, Seen may that tap when put back together. One of those things where my e...
miles The Couch 18 3,602 27-01-2018, 11:42 PM
    Thread: 207 1.6 HDI ->>DS3
Post: RE: 207 1.6 HDI

Not driven the HDI 207 but a 1.6 petrol and the first thing I thought was how cheap and horrible the interior was, Drive was nothing special either
miles The Couch 19 3,218 04-01-2018, 11:03 PM
    Thread: Anyone Dealt With...
Post: RE: Anyone Dealt With...

For window's try https://www.plastics4performance.com, you won't get many recommending spox
miles The Couch 8 2,100 26-11-2017, 07:29 PM
    Thread: Replacement car, thinking Fiesta
Post: RE: Replacement car, thinking Fiesta

Be wary of any modern Derv, Carbon build up, Emission systems are all well when new but old can lead to loads of issues, I'd go Petrol these days Car it self is fine, Mind I have done loads of work f...
miles The Couch 16 3,186 21-11-2017, 11:12 PM
    Thread: Powerflex Front Wishbone Bushes
Post: RE: Powerflex Front Wishbone Bushes

Get some OE one back in, Much better than any aftermarket rubbish
miles Suspension, Transmission, Handling & Braking 2 1,755 16-11-2017, 09:36 PM
    Thread: Parts required & recommended for DIY headgasket change
Post: RE: Parts required & recommended for DIY headgaske...

Any pricing please send me a message, Cometic do MLS gaskets all loads of thickness's, bit more expensive thou
miles XU Petrol Engines 23 4,460 12-10-2017, 08:38 PM
    Thread: Parts required & recommended for DIY headgasket change
Post: RE: Parts required & recommended for DIY headgaske...

Peugeot is normally the cheapest place for a HG or I can supply it all, You might also need exhaust studs and nuts as these are normally in a bad way, Never had a Peugeot head pressure tested as they ...
miles XU Petrol Engines 23 4,460 07-10-2017, 09:59 PM
    Thread: Anyone used Vtec?
Post: RE: Anyone used Vtec?

As above Vtec on a performance Honda is a 5 minute thing, OK I guess for weekend drives but day to day no.
miles The Couch 13 2,234 27-09-2017, 06:02 PM
    Thread: Car insurence after non fault crash!
Post: RE: Car insurence after non fault crash!

Has the claim been settled? could be why if not as anything could happen down the line
miles The Couch 10 1,597 26-09-2017, 10:31 PM
    Thread: Power Steering Pump
Post: RE: Power Steering Pump

Should be loads of used ones from 205 conversions, very rarely give any issues
miles Suspension, Transmission, Handling & Braking 10 2,410 25-09-2017, 07:50 PM
    Thread: Daily use.
Post: RE: Daily use.

Not driven a 306 daily for a few years now, far too small. Only time I drive mine is on the trailer to a event or the odd bedding in tyres around the block
miles The Couch 20 1,718 20-09-2017, 09:59 PM
    Thread: Advice on removing wiring-alarm,locking
Post: RE: Advice on removing wiring-alarm,locking

Only need 1 earth by the back seat (Fuel Pump) but that can be stuck anywhere, Wiring to the back of the car is really lights and pump and remove the other 1/2 ton of un-used rubbish
miles Electrics 5 1,428 17-09-2017, 05:49 PM
    Thread: Xsara VTS 2002 Breaking for spares
Post: RE: Xsara VTS 2002 Breaking for spares

All scrapped now as the car did not have parts as sold, And yes Rack's gone to a mate of mine
miles Parts 8 2,923 06-08-2017, 12:09 PM
    Thread: Xsara VTS 2002 Breaking for spares
Post: RE: Xsara VTS 2002 Breaking for spares

Don;t have any solid mounts, I use the std one's welded up these days
miles Parts 8 2,923 31-07-2017, 09:52 PM
    Thread: Probate vehicle valuations
Post: RE: Probate vehicle valuations

Sorry to hear that and all the best, On the car side I'd speak to a solicitor and see what they would see as a value in the way of Law, I guess it also depends if you want a high or low value on them ...
miles The Couch 6 1,859 01-06-2017, 06:52 PM
    Thread: icv 306 and xsara
Post: RE: icv 306 and xsara

VTS yes, no idea about other models
miles The Couch 1 604 19-05-2017, 10:20 PM
    Thread: Club racing categories
Post: RE: Club racing categories

Depends on spec of car, loads of Race series around,
miles The Couch 6 1,505 11-05-2017, 08:10 PM
    Thread: Driving skills and the older generation
Post: RE: Driving skills and the older generation

Got to say rubbish here, Driving skills are pretty bad no matter what age, Today it took this Women around 10 minutes to park in 5 space's in a car park only to give up and drive out, She was no more ...
miles The Couch 12 7,231 07-05-2017, 09:41 PM
    Thread: Xsara VTS 2002 Breaking for spares
Post: Xsara VTS 2002 Breaking for spares

Xsara VTS 2002 Breaking for spares, All panels lights, wheels, suspension, beam recent rebuild, Koni suspension, Bilstein B6 dampers as well, phase 1 and 2 alloy wheels, Even has a mint drivers seat, ...
miles Parts 8 2,923 20-04-2017, 08:32 PM
    Thread: Help failed emissions
Post: RE: Help failed emissions

Pattern CAT? the Euro car parts one are cheap for a reason
miles XU Petrol Engines 5 1,652 19-04-2017, 07:04 PM
    Thread: Crank shaft
Post: RE: Crank shaft

Got a std polished crank in stock (takes std sizes bearings) £100.00
miles XU Petrol Engines 2 1,132 13-04-2017, 09:53 PM