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    Thread: Dipstick tube removal
Post: RE: Dipstick tube removal

(03-04-2021, 05:02 PM)pbeardmore Wrote: On a 19991.6, is the dipstick tube a push fit or something more complex, and does the oil need draining before replacement? grateful for any advice to this 30...
Martin306 Suspension, Transmission, Handling & Braking 1 527 03-04-2021, 10:29 PM
    Thread: Hi from down under
Post: RE: Hi from down under

(20-02-2021, 12:34 AM)Cruiser Al Wrote: Yes indeed, though it's been quite cool and a little wet. Can now confirm the roof doesn't leak either!! Welcome Yes that is an added bonus! The roof leaks t...
Martin306 Newbies 8 1,016 25-02-2021, 04:26 PM
    Thread: Youtube channels
Post: RE: Youtube channels

One of my friends has a good Youtube channel, he's been working on a turbo K24 with a BMW DCT gearbox into an RX-7. https://www.youtube.com/user/gavbey he's picked up a load of subs recently too :)
Martin306 The Couch 16 1,476 24-02-2021, 05:42 PM
    Thread: Is LDA pin grind worth it with K03?
Post: RE: Is LDA pin grind worth it with K03?

The bulk of your fuelling is with the max fuel screw, set it up with the max fuel screw. use the LDA to tune on boost at top end. By grinding the pin, and incorrect adjustment, all you're doing is du...
Martin306 XUD Section 7 616 20-01-2021, 04:02 PM
    Thread: Gearbox/Shaft noise
Post: RE: Gearbox/Shaft noise

Make sure the gearbox oil level is correct, the gearbox can make noises like that if the level is too low. Had something similar happen on my Peugeot, was almost clicking like a CV joint, but it was ...
Martin306 Suspension, Transmission, Handling & Braking 1 316 30-12-2020, 08:54 PM
    Thread: Lucas pump cap
Post: RE: Lucas pump cap

I've just had a brainwave Couldn't someone 3D print a plastic one and just put a handle/knob on it so you can twist it off? Suppose metal is fine though.
Martin306 XUD Section 7 1,755 02-11-2020, 08:46 PM
    Thread: Slack in bosch pump?
Post: RE: Slack in bosch pump?

(20-10-2020, 10:25 PM)dt_ Wrote: Hey well, thanks for all your help, just the other day I thought I'd clean out the rear wheel arches and check on a tiny rust patch, but it kept spreading to the poi...
Martin306 XUD Section 14 1,060 20-10-2020, 10:42 PM
    Thread: Slack in bosch pump?
Post: RE: Slack in bosch pump?

(16-09-2020, 09:33 PM)dt_ Wrote: Nah it was a guy in his mid thirties, but I don't think he was using it much, if at all, and the fuel was well on the light. Here's another observation-- the car do...
Martin306 XUD Section 14 1,060 17-09-2020, 02:02 PM
    Thread: 106 1.5D TURBO!! (again)
Post: RE: 106 1.5D TURBO!! (again)

(17-08-2020, 04:26 PM)ekjdm14 Wrote: AAAARRGHHHH where's all the photos gone? :(  Was looking forward to some TUD-porn especially the blown up one (how'd that happen by the way, was it still N/A at ...
Martin306 Projects 114 35,443 26-08-2020, 05:32 PM
  Video Thread: 106 1.5D TURBO!! (again)
Post: RE: 106 1.5D TURBO!! (again)

So anyway, it's been a while and I've gone back to turbo. Someone sold me their kit, so it's been tried and tested! :) the inlet is on an interest free loan though, as I don't have a TIG yet :P  GT1...
Martin306 Projects 114 35,443 29-07-2020, 02:18 PM
    Thread: Best way to speed up my Pug?
Post: RE: Best way to speed up my Pug?

(20-07-2020, 12:49 PM)Caolan Wrote: (19-07-2020, 11:43 AM)Martin306 Wrote: (15-07-2020, 10:16 AM)Caolan Wrote: Hi Everyone! I bought my first car a 306 Meridian 4 1.4 Petrol at the start of the...
Martin306 TU Petrol Engines 9 951 21-07-2020, 09:50 AM
    Thread: Best way to speed up my Pug?
Post: RE: Best way to speed up my Pug?

(15-07-2020, 10:16 AM)Caolan Wrote: Hi Everyone! I bought my first car a 306 Meridian 4 1.4 Petrol at the start of the year and I love it! The car has had some issues but I still love it. Anyway,...
Martin306 TU Petrol Engines 9 951 19-07-2020, 11:43 AM
    Thread: K-light code 52, exhaust values ok
Post: RE: K-light code 52, exhaust values ok

Okay so generally when you introduce air to an engine quickly, if there is hesitation the engine isn't getting enough fuel. I would first check the vacuum reference going to the fuel pressure regulat...
Martin306 XU Petrol Engines 12 2,570 08-06-2020, 02:49 PM
    Thread: XUD Cambelt tracking side to side
Post: RE: XUD Cambelt tracking side to side

I mean, sure it's possible for it to bend. normally they just break though. I guess it's not been an issue for it in the past, it's maybe best just to leave it? :)
Martin306 XUD Section 5 787 10-05-2020, 09:07 PM
    Thread: XUD Cambelt tracking side to side
Post: RE: XUD Cambelt tracking side to side

That should still be straight though, perhaps you've somehow managed to tighten the nut when the pulley isn't fully seated on the pump?
Martin306 XUD Section 5 787 09-05-2020, 09:52 PM
    Thread: Xud9 White smoke and primer wont stay hard
Post: RE: Xud9 White smoke and primer wont stay hard

(25-04-2020, 11:08 AM)Donny165 Wrote: Looking at it again I put the multimeter to stop solenoid and it's only getting 9.8 volts , would this mean stop solenoid not opening fully ? Normally it's eith...
Martin306 XUD Section 5 1,131 28-04-2020, 09:49 PM
    Thread: G-day.....another 306 Aussie Newbie!
Post: RE: G-day.....another 306 Aussie Newbie!

Welcome to the forum mate! banging from the suspension is common for the rear axle mount to body bushes to wear out. Should be pretty easy to check with a lever. Clean the steering rod and fit a new...
Martin306 Newbies 4 842 26-04-2020, 06:47 PM
    Thread: XUD9 Valve clearances
Post: RE: XUD9 Valve clearances

(12-04-2020, 10:40 AM)johnny625 Wrote: OK, now I measured the valve clearances on my 1.9td Xsara. With the engine stone cold, some of the inlet valves do have 0.3 mm of clearance. The exhaust valves...
Martin306 XUD Section 8 1,193 12-04-2020, 06:47 PM
    Thread: Peugeot Servicebox
Post: RE: Peugeot Servicebox

aww shit the bed man :( however this link was on servicebox and it looks interesting https://www.pieces-de-rechange-classic.com/
Martin306 The Couch 5 1,384 08-04-2020, 06:12 PM
    Thread: S16 won't start
Post: RE: S16 won't start

temporarily put 12v across the pump and see if it'll start. immobiliser or any inertia cut off switch would kill the ignition as well so it wouldn't even offer to start if they were your problems. th...
Martin306 Electrics 8 1,514 02-04-2020, 11:50 AM
    Thread: turbo oil
Post: RE: turbo oil

You would just buy a new turbo core if it came to it you can't change the bearing without sending it off for a balance - which is cost you could just spend on a rebuilt core.
Martin306 DW10 HDi section 1 671 13-02-2020, 10:35 PM
    Thread: Newbie on forum
Post: RE: Newbie on forum

Welcome mate :)
Martin306 Newbies 2 973 28-01-2020, 07:23 PM
    Thread: Nasty vibration coming from the rear brakes
Post: RE: Nasty vibration coming from the rear brakes

(04-01-2020, 05:10 PM)johnny625 Wrote: The tires are balanced. It must be the drums. I'd still swap back to front just in case any weights have come off that you've not noticed. How did they sud...
Martin306 Suspension, Transmission, Handling & Braking 9 1,657 04-01-2020, 11:48 PM
    Thread: The NAD
Post: RE: The NAD

(22-09-2013, 09:46 PM)Piggy Wrote: aye but if the gti crank is the same...can you get hold of some uprated bearings for it :) Mother of all thread bumps but unanswered questions need answers! the G...
Martin306 306 Projects 251 70,348 01-01-2020, 10:36 PM
    Thread: 106 1.5D TURBO!! (again)
Post: RE: 106 1.5D Supercharged!

Okay, so things are getting a bit more serial with the car. If anyone has noticed I've been quite quiet, so thought I'd post an update. I'm going back into sprint racing, but a bit more serious this ...
Martin306 Projects 114 35,443 14-12-2019, 04:54 PM