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    Thread: DW8 heater hoses
Post: RE: DW8 heater hoses

Thanks for taking a look. Still stuck with this as other things getting in the way of getting it sorted. It's failed just after the clip in the top right of the picture. The rest of the hose appears ...
jamesgmg XUD Section 3 1,185 19-11-2019, 10:36 AM
    Thread: DW8 heater hoses
Post: DW8 heater hoses

One of the heater hoses failed the other day and I'm struggling to even get a part number let alone the part. They connect the block to the heater matrix at the bulk head. It's a 2000 306 1.9d with t...
jamesgmg XUD Section 3 1,185 08-10-2019, 02:24 PM
    Thread: HDi sluggish starting
Post: RE: HDi sluggish starting

Bosch s5 here, 3 years old and dying!
jamesgmg DW10 HDi section 19 3,104 19-12-2017, 11:32 AM
    Thread: P Bushes Suspension
Post: RE: P Bushes Suspension

I fitted Delphi. Looked perfect the other day when I checked them.
jamesgmg Suspension, Transmission, Handling & Braking 13 1,618 21-11-2017, 03:20 PM
    Thread: Phone advice
Post: RE: Phone advice

Right now don't get a windows phone! The app support is pretty much completely dead. Facebook and messenger app is awful. There hasn't been a proper youtube app ever I don't think. I could go on and o...
jamesgmg The Couch 13 3,444 13-11-2017, 03:38 PM
    Thread: DW8 Timing belt cover / water pump bolt size?
Post: RE: DW8 Timing belt cover / water pump bolt size?

btw, the "18" in the part number is length in mm. I've order some M7 25mm and 30mm off ebay. Should do the trick. Often the manufacturers bolts/screws come with an integrated washer that can't be re...
jamesgmg XUD Section 13 2,880 06-07-2017, 02:44 PM
    Thread: DW8 Timing belt cover / water pump bolt size?
Post: RE: DW8 Timing belt cover / water pump bolt size?

Genuine screw arrived, correct thread, but not long enough. After going through cover and pump, there is no thread left. Weird!
jamesgmg XUD Section 13 2,880 06-07-2017, 10:59 AM
    Thread: DW8 Timing belt cover / water pump bolt size?
Post: RE: DW8 Timing belt cover / water pump bolt size?

Thanks Mighty306, I just got access to service box and put my VIN in, same parts diagram as you posted.
jamesgmg XUD Section 13 2,880 03-07-2017, 12:33 PM
    Thread: DW8 Timing belt cover / water pump bolt size?
Post: RE: DW8 Timing belt cover / water pump bolt size?

(03-07-2017, 09:54 AM)welshpug Wrote: I don't recall any engine using a water pump bolt to secure a timing cover, the cover bolts on the DW8 are all M6. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8efU4dzH0NY ...
jamesgmg XUD Section 13 2,880 03-07-2017, 10:27 AM
    Thread: DW8 Timing belt cover / water pump bolt size?
Post: RE: DW8 Timing belt cover / water pump bolt size?

Look a bit short considering they go through the belt cover also? http://i.ebayimg.com/images/a/(KGrHqEOKj...-l1600.jpg Mighty306, could I check that's definitely the parts diagram for the DW8? Jus...
jamesgmg XUD Section 13 2,880 03-07-2017, 09:27 AM
    Thread: DW8 Timing belt cover / water pump bolt size?
Post: RE: DW8 Timing belt cover / water pump bolt size?

Awesome, that is so helpful, thank you!
jamesgmg XUD Section 13 2,880 03-07-2017, 07:54 AM
    Thread: DW8 Timing belt cover / water pump bolt size?
Post: DW8 Timing belt cover / water pump bolt size?

Guys, need some help with this if possible! 1.9d DW8 engine, cam timing belt cover (top/rear) shares a bolt with the water pump. Mine is missing and I'm doing the timing belt now. I can't find a bol...
jamesgmg XUD Section 13 2,880 02-07-2017, 03:41 PM
    Thread: New fuel filter :)
Post: RE: New fuel filter :)

I only use MANN filters where possible. They are cheap anyway and ECP stock them. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rKwmk1RYHpk
jamesgmg DW10 HDi section 40 5,703 26-04-2016, 10:43 AM
    Thread: WANTED: correct mist gets for 306 ph3
Post: RE: WANTED: correct mist gets for 306 ph3

These are what I'm using, much better than the old ones. http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Genuine-Fiat-P...OC:GB:3160 They do fire a bit low if you only very quickly hit the washers, but hold it down for a...
jamesgmg Misc & Wanted 18 1,813 13-08-2014, 11:03 PM
    Thread: Key fobs
Post: RE: Key fobs

Does anyone have the part number for a phase 3 rf key?
jamesgmg Electrics 14 2,235 30-05-2014, 07:00 AM
    Thread: Windows scrapers for 5dr
Post: Windows scrapers for 5dr

Looking for some nice condition window scrapers (http://306oc.co.uk/forum/thread-23639.html) for a 5 door, i.e. straight and not bubbled.
jamesgmg Misc & Wanted 0 455 02-05-2014, 12:45 PM
    Thread: Strips that run under the windows
Post: RE: Strips that run under the windows

All of mine are pretty badly bubbled, so would be interested if anyone has some nice ones going?
jamesgmg Interior, Exterior, ICE 6 1,107 02-05-2014, 12:42 PM
    Thread: Strips that run under the windows
Post: RE: Strips that run under the windows

Great, thanks for the help :-) (28-04-2014, 08:10 PM)ConorTRG Wrote: What doors do you need them for? Ive a really good d/s/f seal, passenger one isnt to bad and id have to check what the rears are...
jamesgmg Interior, Exterior, ICE 6 1,107 29-04-2014, 09:11 AM
    Thread: Strips that run under the windows
Post: Strips that run under the windows

Does anyone know what these are called, as I'm trying to find better ones for my 5dr as mine are bubbly? This pic isn't a 306, but it's this part I'm after... [Image: http://i59.photobucket.com/albu...
jamesgmg Interior, Exterior, ICE 6 1,107 28-04-2014, 12:09 PM
    Thread: My weapon of choice
Post: RE: My weapon of choice

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/321386470031 "THIS CAR TURNS HEADS", lol really? The drivel in the ad is anoying. I wouldn't take someone else's word for any of it so why bother writing all of that guff.....
jamesgmg The Couch 57 6,298 25-04-2014, 09:08 AM
    Thread: Rear brake compensator valve thingy...
Post: RE: Rear brake compensator valve thingy...

(24-04-2014, 01:47 PM)Matt-Rallye Wrote: Do you work for a motor factors by any chance? :P Reg on my one is S608RBV :) i can imagine it being similar. Nah, but I seem to spend quite a bit of time ...
jamesgmg Misc & Wanted 39 7,164 24-04-2014, 06:28 PM
    Thread: Rear brake compensator valve thingy...
Post: RE: Rear brake compensator valve thingy...

(24-04-2014, 01:27 PM)Matt-Rallye Wrote: Thanks for that fella :) Mines a disc rear axle if thats the same as yours? No drums here, no idea if it's a different part? Got a reg you can try? I was on...
jamesgmg Misc & Wanted 39 7,164 24-04-2014, 01:32 PM
    Thread: Rear brake compensator valve thingy...
Post: RE: Rear brake compensator valve thingy...

If it's the same part as on my car, it's £88 at GSF BRAKE PRESSURE REGULATOR PART NO : 653PC0070 £88.80 http://www.gsfcarparts.com/ Or Euro Car Parts have a bosch one for £90. Part No.: 130735170 ...
jamesgmg Misc & Wanted 39 7,164 24-04-2014, 01:19 PM
    Thread: Aircon
Post: RE: Aircon

Mine passes the vacuum test, but it stops working about 3 months after being filled. This isn't quite enough time to get a cheap winter refill dammit!
jamesgmg DW10 HDi section 11 1,353 24-04-2014, 09:43 AM
    Thread: do i or dont i
Post: RE: do i or dont i

ALWAYS join the motorway at the same speed as the flow, never been a problem in the 306 as far as I can remember. I tend to drive on motorways at about 65. I honestly don't think I've ever needed to h...
jamesgmg The Couch 43 6,224 23-04-2014, 04:32 PM