Pauls HDI Xantia Exclusive.

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Re: Pauls HDI Xantia Exclusive.

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If the box isn't going anywhere I wouldnt worry about the lock up :)
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Re: Pauls HDI Xantia Exclusive.

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citroenxm wrote:NOPE Will.. I want to transplant the WHOLE LOT! from C5 to something else!!

And NO, I tell you now it aint as slow as a 2.1 TD auto either! Its an AL4 semi electronic, so it doesnt sap up much if any engine power!
Citroen Saxo VTR?!? 2CV?!?
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Re: Pauls HDI Xantia Exclusive.

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KP wrote:If the box isn't going anywhere I wouldnt worry about the lock up :)

Well, I Will worry about it, it costs about an extra 8mpg when its not locked up!!

As said above the BOX IS going somewhere!! Thats the whole idea of getting an Auto one specifically
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Re: Pauls HDI Xantia Exclusive.

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Sorry missed that bit. I have a feeling his is for your XM HDi project?

Doesn't that add more electronics to worry about with the box compared to an older AL4?
Just very nosey about it all :)
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Re: Pauls HDI Xantia Exclusive.

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All AL4s are the same... The older ZF 4HP18 saps too much power!

It will be a bigger project then a manual, as the autobox ECU talks to the engine ECU apparently... but, theres no rush for it, so, I want it to be RIGHT before I do anything. The engine has already rooved itself, uses no oil, or water, and turbo is nice and quiet.. so Im happy with that bit.
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Re: Pauls HDI Xantia Exclusive.

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so wats ur heart say xant or c5? i would love a hdi but bit wary now :( i also want an estate now ( push chair and a million other things lol!) and a hdi xm would be a good reason to see wat mpg u get and a show stopper! cant wait for your blog!:)
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Re: Pauls HDI Xantia Exclusive.

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C5 Facelift Taffy! AND NOT the 1.6 16v hdi either.... NEEDS to be 2.0 16v HDi or nothing!!
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Re: Pauls HDI Xantia Exclusive.

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yeah ive heard 1.6 is nothing but trouble! u had any probs with c5?
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Re: Pauls HDI Xantia Exclusive.

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Urrmm... the 51 plate hdi auto.... no.. the only things to look for rear arm bearings are weak like BXs were...

and the handbrake cables that run in tubes are a right PITA to change!!!

Front calipers handbrake lever return springs can be weak and give issues..

The odd door front n rear wont open one minute or unlock, then again it will!!!

But me, no issues just yet!!!
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Re: Pauls HDI Xantia Exclusive.

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sounds standard stuff then :)
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Re: Pauls HDI Xantia Exclusive.

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northern_mike might be getting rid of his C5 110HDi in the New Year.
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Re: Pauls HDI Xantia Exclusive.

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does it not have issues though, or is it all sorted now? Im sure he had a head gasket issue, did he get that sorted?
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Re: Pauls HDI Xantia Exclusive.

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he was gona lend me it bless him i havent spoken to him since
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Re: Pauls HDI Xantia Exclusive.

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Not that I am aware of. It is the one he got from Citroenmad (IIRC). You may be thinking of the one he got rid off several months ago.
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Re: Pauls HDI Xantia Exclusive.

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sore subject :(