V6 Xantia......... the beginning of another adventure

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Re: V6 Xantia......... the beginning of another adventure

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Steve, now you have some idea of the hair pulling I went through with mine - one day the engine ran like a bat out of hell, the next I was having to manually change down to keep moving up hills, then back to normal again the following day. Some days it even changed moods in the same day! Everything I touched made it get better or worse for no apparent reason making it impossible to do any meaningful troubleshooting. Some days I started to doubt my sanity.... :lol:
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After almost 12 months, I've had enough Simon, Jim has graciously agreed to carry on the battle on my behalf, so hopefully we will win the war....
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Trainman wrote:After almost 12 months, I've had enough Simon, Jim has graciously agreed to carry on the battle on my behalf, so hopefully we will win the war....
I'm actually looking forward to it. As I said, it's war as far as I'm concerned..

Bring it on :twisted:
Mandrake wrote:Some days I started to doubt my sanity.... :lol:
In view of my comment above, I do too. Not some days, but most days :lol: :lol:
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I am not sure if I was ever sane, I certainly ain't normal! Mind you, I believe the same could be said for a fair percentage of the forum members!
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Being sane and normal is not fun.

I completely agree Davie :-D
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Knowing you both I completely concur...... :lol: :lol:
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Trainman wrote:Knowing you both I completely concur...... :lol: :lol:
Me too :)
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Xantia passed the MOT :-D with one advisory "Offside front Anti-Roll bar has slight play in a ball joint"

Not something to worry about at the moment for what they cost I will order a pair and both can be fitted.
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Sounds like a good day all round then! :)

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Could have been a lot worse, although, it's cost me a fortune........ :wink:
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Xantia, the mrs, or the pug?
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KP wrote:Xantia, the mrs, or the pug?
Items 2 & 3 :lol: :lol: :lol: and more so 2 #-o
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Expensive to get and even more so to keep, but surprisingly cheap to be part ex'd :p
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KP wrote:Expensive to get and even more so to keep, but surprisingly cheap to be part ex'd :p
Which one? In your expert opinion? :lol:
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Can't be no 2 that's cheap. I just sold my one last year and it cost me the best part of 40 grand. Something seriously wrong, 40 k for 6 yrs of knowing her. And now I'm skint and she got a new banker oops man!