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Re: Pauls HDI Xantia Exclusive......

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Yea, she will never be a show car, though she had an internal clean Last week before we went away.

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Re: Pauls HDI Xantia Exclusive......

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superloopy wrote:
Citroenmad wrote:Your Xantia is certainly a good one Paul, a real workhorse. Will catch up with you this weekend no doubt :)
Weather's not looking too promising ... don't take your show cars out lads, sorry I meant Chris :-D
I know! I might see if I have a plastic bag big enough to keep the Activa out of the rain until I get there :roll:

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Re: Pauls HDI Xantia Exclusive......

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Well as an update to this i think Paul should ge an award at CXM....


For most stuff squeezed into a Xantia Hatch! I keep saying i paul and you know im right but an estate would have been much better now as nothing would be outside of the car and your passenger seat may still have been free lol

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Re: Pauls HDI Xantia Exclusive......

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Cheers Will, I have to say, Franklin DID take a picture of the loaded boot, weither it makes a publication remains to be seen..

A little experiment will be comming my way, with known results to be..

Friends have recently had a mishap in their Xantia...

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So, I shall be salvaging the car in the next week or two.. after I shift two cars at the farm, plus a shell..

Anyway, the car, though on irish plates, is a later 2000 V reg car with the outlined dials on the dash. This also means, and I hope im right, its will have the later ECU with cruise control function in it.

The experiment, it is the fact that the engine is a 90bhp, where mine is a 110bhp. I know the actual Fuel System is the same between engines, and converting a 90bhp to a 110bhp needs NOTHING but a Turbo and inlet swap between them. So I wonder whats different in the ECU.

Should be interesting, and hopfully give me cruise control if its there..

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Thats nasty!! Was it their fault and how did the other vehicle fair compared to it?

Is this to go into your conversion project per chance??

If it were me i'd take the chance to whip the injectors out and get them cleaned out and flow checked or the cheap option of leaving their tips in a bit of nitromors overnight could clean them out ;)

The wheels will do nicely on yours i bet and some other bits. I was under the impression the ECU's could have cruise enabled by a lexia and the requisite parts installed or is that just the C5's and some XM's??
Is that an estate as well??

If you want a hand on the farm sometime just let me know as its not too bad for me to pop over on a weekend to help shift some stuff out of the way or just have another body to help move bits about :)
I've also learned the technique of getting a shell onto a trailer without it moving from its spot by just using the trailer and another vehicle if needed :D

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Re: Pauls HDI Xantia Exclusive......

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No, it was a Lamppost I beleve. Ill be collecting it from Liverpool sometime..

Its a hatch.. NO its a HDi 90 so the engine will just go and sit some where.. Im not touching the fuel system it clean and runs well enough. Its just had a NEW clutch beginning of this year too!! Front disks, rear disks, etc etc..

Being a HDi 90 it has the smaller TD type front brakes.

HDi ecus initially DID NOT have cruise in them, so from 1998 to sround 2000 its not there. But from 2000, meaning late V, W X and Y reg cars the ECU format changed and the ECU had a new "Configuration" option added with cruise in there.

The wires from the ECU to the inside of the car still need adding, BUT Ive done that already, also the lever installing, done that too.. and some other bits n pieces .. etc..

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Re: Pauls HDI Xantia Exclusive......

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I could always do a ductape job and bring it to you ;)

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Re: Pauls HDI Xantia Exclusive......

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Its going to be sornd lol.. its back at the owners house now.. need to get some jobs sorted and cars out my way then we be good to go...

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Re: Pauls HDI Xantia Exclusive......

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No worries :) If i can help i will and makes sense if its driveable to get it over to yours :) And SORN will only take effect from the end of this month anyway ;)

I'd A frame it if i had one but they are a really dodgey area for towing compared to a trailer and then sticking an XM estate on the back of a trailer really needs a much heavier car than i have available to tow with!

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Re: Pauls HDI Xantia Exclusive......

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Cheers will.. its far from driveable.. it wont start as some of the harness is ripped out .. ill get the trailer out when i shift the xantia shell and your estate ill go and get it..

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Re: Pauls HDI Xantia Exclusive......

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citroenxm wrote:Cheers Will, I have to say, Franklin DID take a picture of the loaded boot, weither it makes a publication remains to be seen..
This one...!

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Even that picture doesn't quite show how much stuff was in (and on!) that Xantia...

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Re: Pauls HDI Xantia Exclusive......

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Citroening wrote:
citroenxm wrote:Cheers Will, I have to say, Franklin DID take a picture of the loaded boot, weither it makes a publication remains to be seen..
This one...!

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Even that picture doesn't quite show how much stuff was in (and on!) that Xantia...

That was:

Roof: Rear xantia bumper..
Roof Box: Variety of XM items, of neumerious items mostly light.

In the car: Xantia tailgate and rear spoiler, Xantia V6 complete front end car harness around the front of the car, including gearbox ECU etc, 1x XM alloy, 2x Xantia Steel wheels, 1x Xantia Alloy, 2x XM headlights, cruise control motor, wheel arch liners, sinker parts of Pump, regulator and flow divider, XM Cd changer.. 2x washer scuttles for XM .. uurrrmmm what else...
xantia V6 radiator, xantia front fog light, my trolly jack and wheel brace, couple pots of 1 ltr LHM bottles.. my halford "Suitcase" tool box, small tyre compressor, me, overnight bag.. uurrrrmmmmmm......

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Re: Pauls HDI Xantia Exclusive......

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citroenxm wrote:
Citroening wrote:
citroenxm wrote:Cheers Will, I have to say, Franklin DID take a picture of the loaded boot, weither it makes a publication remains to be seen..
This one...!

Image

Even that picture doesn't quite show how much stuff was in (and on!) that Xantia...

That was:

Roof: Rear xantia bumper..
Roof Box: Variety of XM items, of neumerious items mostly light.

In the car: Xantia tailgate and rear spoiler, Xantia V6 complete front end car harness around the front of the car, including gearbox ECU etc, 1x XM alloy, 2x Xantia Steel wheels, 1x Xantia Alloy, 2x XM headlights, cruise control motor, wheel arch liners, sinker parts of Pump, regulator and flow divider, XM Cd changer.. 2x washer scuttles for XM .. uurrrmmm what else...
xantia V6 radiator, xantia front fog light, my trolly jack and wheel brace, couple pots of 1 ltr LHM bottles.. my halford "Suitcase" tool box, small tyre compressor, me, overnight bag.. uurrrrmmmmmm......

Is that what they mean by "A car boot sale" :?:

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Re: Pauls HDI Xantia Exclusive......

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Litterally Steve... :-D :-D :-D

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Re: Pauls HDI Xantia Exclusive......

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Good work :)

so do you have an end goal for your HDi? I'm heading for 250,000 but i suspect i'll hit 300k before changing the car.....