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    Thread: New clutch cable needed
Post: New clutch cable needed

Hi folks, normally I’d just pop to the pug garage and get one, but I’m in New Zealand these days and that sort of thing is near to impossible here. My trusty Xud 306 clutch is getting super heavy an...
jcsh XUD Section 3 1,804 11-02-2021, 01:14 AM
    Thread: Gti-6 engine not starting
Post: RE: Gti-6 engine not starting

Managed to find a 2nd hand CS and, with a few barked knuckles, the car now runs again! Thanks very much for the support Mighty306 xx jcsh Wrote: (15-07-2020, 09:25 PM) -- Mighty306 Wrote: (...
jcsh Electrics 4 1,691 16-07-2020, 09:15 PM
    Thread: Gti-6 engine not starting
Post: RE: Gti-6 engine not starting

Mighty306 Wrote: (15-07-2020, 10:17 AM) -- Sounds like you need to start with a new crank sensor. They aren't expensive. Not sure why it would randomly fail while the car was sat, but the plastic bod...
jcsh Electrics 4 1,691 15-07-2020, 09:25 PM
    Thread: Gti-6 engine not starting
Post: Gti-6 engine not starting

I left my 205 with fitted Gti-6 engine in the garage for about 6 months and now it won't start. It used to be the best starting car I think I've ever owned! Things I've done so far: 1)Fitted a per...
jcsh Electrics 4 1,691 15-07-2020, 05:06 AM
    Thread: Which Aux Belt tensioner???
Post: RE: Which Aux Belt tensioner???

Good idea! I hadn’t thought of that :)
jcsh XUD Section 7 3,177 08-04-2019, 08:27 AM
    Thread: Which Aux Belt tensioner???
Post: RE: Which Aux Belt tensioner???

True I’m sure. But the weird location and look of the double ac and recirculated switches is very odd. Particularly as the car already has a recirc setting. Strange.
jcsh XUD Section 7 3,177 07-04-2019, 10:30 PM
    Thread: Which Aux Belt tensioner???
Post: RE: Which Aux Belt tensioner???

Mighty306 Wrote: (07-04-2019, 10:58 AM) -- Not sure but this recent thread about the XUD tensioner setup might help.  https://www.306oc.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?tid=37113&highlight=tensioner (https...
jcsh XUD Section 7 3,177 07-04-2019, 08:31 PM
    Thread: Which Aux Belt tensioner???
Post: Which Aux Belt tensioner???

Hi guys, tearing my hair out here in NZ, my trusty 306 DT threw the aux belt yesterday and the reason.. belt tensioner broken. Further investigation reveals that this tensioner is nothing like anythin...
jcsh XUD Section 7 3,177 07-04-2019, 12:12 AM
    Thread: NA to Turbo - now needs more heat
Post: RE: NA to Turbo - now needs more heat

darrenjlobb Wrote: (24-06-2016, 12:11 PM) -- welshpug Wrote: (24-06-2016, 11:18 AM) -- I've noticed it varies lots, a late ph1 DTurbo with lucas my brother had would be a fucker when warm, mum's bos...
jcsh XUD Section 14 3,213 12-03-2017, 09:04 PM
    Thread: NA to Turbo - now needs more heat
Post: RE: NA to Turbo - now needs more heat

Glow plugs working very well - took them out and tested them
jcsh XUD Section 14 3,213 22-06-2016, 08:51 PM
    Thread: NA to Turbo - now needs more heat
Post: NA to Turbo - now needs more heat

I replaced the broken NA engine with a turbo - goes great! very pleased and almost as economical too. Only thing is it needs heat EVERY time to start it. Even in hot weather. The NA didn't, just a ...
jcsh XUD Section 14 3,213 22-06-2016, 08:30 PM