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    Thread: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!
Post: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!

Did more on the cabby in the last 48 hours than I have in months! -New battery -New roof locking mechanism -New hood bin lid seal -Finally got around to spraying the strut brace -Tidied up the en...
pugolliek 306 Projects 60 16,728 12-05-2020, 10:21 PM
    Thread: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!
Post: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!

Two youngest had virus like symptoms so been at home self isolating for the past fortnight, however I've been far from idle. Bought a cheap eBay universal remote central locking kit and, relying heavi...
pugolliek 306 Projects 60 16,728 30-03-2020, 05:13 PM
    Thread: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!
Post: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!

Got the correct pads, both sides done inside an hour and a ten minute job adjusting the handbrake. Couldn't get anywhere near the lambda sensor to change it, and there was no join after the cat that ...
pugolliek 306 Projects 60 16,728 11-01-2020, 07:23 PM
    Thread: Happy New Year!!
Post: Happy New Year!!

Happy new year everyone! Sent from my ONEPLUS A5000 using Tapatalk
pugolliek The Couch 3 936 03-01-2020, 07:55 AM
    Thread: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!
Post: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!

Tyres were dated 2009, so yeah I think they need changing Sent from my ONEPLUS A5000 using Tapatalk
pugolliek 306 Projects 60 16,728 02-01-2020, 04:10 PM
    Thread: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!
Post: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!

One of those days between Christmas and New year where you can't eat any more or watch any more telly so to work! Set about doing the brakes, and straight away hit a problem of wrong front pads! Check...
pugolliek 306 Projects 60 16,728 28-12-2019, 08:00 PM
    Thread: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!
Post: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!

Good call on the socket, I'll likely get one, after trying a 22mm spanner and much cursing! And that was supposed to be a picture of the test sheet saying what it had failed on, not a picture of the ...
pugolliek 306 Projects 60 16,728 23-12-2019, 09:08 PM
    Thread: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!
Post: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!

NCT: after only having done 1030 miles since the last test, I wasn't expecting too much needing doing. As it turns out it was indeed things I knew I needed to do anyway! -Brake performance below req...
pugolliek 306 Projects 60 16,728 22-12-2019, 06:03 PM
    Thread: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!
Post: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!

Small update time! Been using the cabriolet infrequently the past few months without incident, still a very rough hesitation low down but once I get going up the gears it seems to be fine. Have a used...
pugolliek 306 Projects 60 16,728 10-11-2019, 10:29 PM
    Thread: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!
Post: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!

So today we were meant to be bringing the cab to the Nenagh Classic car show, about 35 mins from home. Their theme for the this year was "Japan vs. the World but a large gathering of French cars had b...
pugolliek 306 Projects 60 16,728 05-08-2019, 10:30 PM
    Thread: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!
Post: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!

So collected the donor cab last Thursday, got it home left it there until this evening. Gave the bodywork a good scrub and assessed the situation: Bonnet- far better than mine- swapped Headlights- c...
pugolliek 306 Projects 60 16,728 26-07-2019, 10:01 AM
    Thread: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!
Post: RE: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!

(10-07-2019, 08:28 PM)Mighty306 Wrote: Many congratulations Oli. It'll be understandable if the car takes a back seat for a while. You're going to be kept very busy! :)Many thanks James, he's doing ...
pugolliek 306 Projects 60 16,728 25-07-2019, 09:49 PM
    Thread: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!
Post: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!

So managed to move the 106 on last week, got 300 for it, which is approximately what the lad wants for the spares cabriolet! All I did was wash it and advertise it, so easy money back into the other c...
pugolliek 306 Projects 60 16,728 10-07-2019, 05:44 PM
    Thread: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!
Post: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!

Forgot to add pics, here's the 106![Image: https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/2019060...86864e.jpg][Image: https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/2019060...e6c164.jpg] Sent from my ONEPLUS A5000 using Tapata...
pugolliek 306 Projects 60 16,728 07-06-2019, 03:49 PM
    Thread: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!
Post: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!

Got a bit done over the last week: Finally found some decent stuff to take the mildew/mould off the roof, have spent plenty on products online that I was assured would deal with it, only for it to jus...
pugolliek 306 Projects 60 16,728 07-06-2019, 03:12 PM
    Thread: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!
Post: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!

Thanks a million! Haven't looked at it again since but it's something I want to do this week, it sort of stopped doing it so hard to try process of elimination! So today being another gorgeous if wi...
pugolliek 306 Projects 60 16,728 22-04-2019, 10:16 PM
    Thread: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!
Post: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!

Had a bit of an issue arising the past few weeks, so with the first dry bright Sunday evening I had the chance to investigate. On start up the car will review to about 2000rpm, idle there for about te...
pugolliek 306 Projects 60 16,728 07-04-2019, 08:06 PM
    Thread: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!
Post: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!

And it's tested for another year! Not without it's trials (typically), the wishbones I ordered were the riveted kind, so held onto the old ones so I can rebuild when (if) I get a weekend I'm at nothin...
pugolliek 306 Projects 60 16,728 11-02-2019, 12:20 AM
    Thread: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!
Post: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!

Got a bit done today, till I ran out of daylight! Replaced the passenger wishbone and bushes, and discovered that the passenger side CV boot wasn't split, but the clip on the gearbox end of the shaft ...
pugolliek 306 Projects 60 16,728 26-01-2019, 08:25 PM
    Thread: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!
Post: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!

It's booked in for retest, need a dry day so I can replace the wishbone bushes! Sent from my ONEPLUS A5000 using Tapatalk
pugolliek 306 Projects 60 16,728 25-01-2019, 06:36 PM
    Thread: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!
Post: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!

Following a mishap when jump starting before the test, when turned on the dash was reading 140mph, 8000rpm, a full tank (that's when I definitely knew there was something wrong) and for every 100 yard...
pugolliek 306 Projects 60 16,728 25-01-2019, 06:10 PM
    Thread: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!
Post: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!

Yeah it's one of his! Going to fit it once the weather gets a bit warmer, and I'll let you know how it goes! Others on here have done it and had no trouble. You have any pictures of yours? Sent from ...
pugolliek 306 Projects 60 16,728 18-01-2019, 07:50 AM
    Thread: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!
Post: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!

Postie came! Rear window and hood bin lid seal arrived this morning from Bulgaria! Ordering the suspension bits tomorrow. [attachment=31859] Sent from my ONEPLUS A5000 using Tapatalk
pugolliek 306 Projects 60 16,728 16-01-2019, 08:21 PM
    Thread: 306 Parts.
Post: 306 Parts.

Got a set of petrol 140mph clocks? Sent from my ONEPLUS A5000 using Tapatalk
pugolliek Parts 13 3,695 11-01-2019, 07:37 AM
    Thread: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!
Post: 1999 Cabriolet Cleanup!

Test day yesterday! Failed on a few things, nothing major: -Loose battery mounting -Nearside ball joint -Both front wishbone bushes -Nearside CV boot Advisories Back tyres over 6 years old Also pur...
pugolliek 306 Projects 60 16,728 09-01-2019, 10:23 PM