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

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Once it's sorted and you drive it back from Jams and a few trips without it flinching you'll fall back into it :)

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KP wrote:Once it's sorted and you drive it back from Jams and a few trips without it flinching you'll fall back into it :)
That would be a lovely outcome :)

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KP wrote:Once it's sorted and you drive it back from Jams
Who mentioned food?

Seriously I love the car, but, can I justify having 3 cars, probably not, but what the hell.....

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KP wrote:Once it's sorted and you drive it back from Jams
Who mentioned food?

Seriously I love the car, but, can I justify having 3 cars, probably not, but what the hell.....
I'll happily feed you Steve :wink:

I've got three cars and can't justify having that many at all but they do occupy their own niche in my life. Daily driver, fun and long-distance...

Maybe yours can too. I can see the Xantia as daily, the Pug as fun and the C6 as long-distance...

There, sorted and justified :wink: 8-)

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Maybe Jim, bit don't forget the Pug is getting gas, which could make it an immense daily, then what do I do with the Xantia?


Decisions, Decisions.....

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I have 5 and all but one of the gets driven at least once a week :) and the 5th is going to be fixed and sold and replaced with something else :D

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Well, what a parlava, I have spoken to umpteen companies the majority of who said "No, sorry sir, it's not a classic" :twisted: :twisted: idiots......

Any way spoke to Lockwoods from the Citroenian, "Yes, Mr Welsh we can certainly do that for you" couldn't have been more helpful, the price I've been given is less than half the price quoted on a comparison site based in Lland of wherever...

So it looks like the Xantia is staying for the moment.... #-o

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Now all you need to do is to find a decent sized barn to store and maintain them in!

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Ooo that's good Steve!!

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KP wrote:Ooo that's good Steve!!
It is, let's just hope the run down on Sunday, gets things sorted....... :-D
Hell Razor5543 wrote:Now all you need to do is to find a decent sized barn to store and maintain them in!
I've already told SWMBO that at this rate we will be in garage and the cars will be in the house.... 8-[

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Fingers crossed for Sunday and uncle Jim's magic gets worked on it :)

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Yeah! The only thing I forgot to order was the droplinks, I've got a rattle on the OSF which I suspect will be the droplinks, never mind I can order them another time....
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Order them off fleabay for £10 for a pair and they should be with you by Saturday :) my brother ordered some for his xsara and they were there the next day although he did order in the morning :)

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There's a guy in Wiltshire got a set of OEM ones for £20 at the moment [-o< I've got my eye on, but the bidding doesn't finish for a couple of days....... I did think about cheapies, but these one's were put on less than 12 months ago, and I don't want to keep repeating the job [-X so I'll hold off, It's one of the few jobs I can actually do myself :lol:

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I double checked the drop links I had my eye on and they are the wrong ones, not that I'm overly concerned, although the rattle is getting worse. At least it's something I can do with out to much trouble......... I know, famous last words.....

Jim, I got to thinking today, if we exchange the current ECU for the one you have, will the original one still keep its current configuration? I ask because I'm wondering whether to bring the original one back with me on Sunday and swap them back if it goes again?...... just thinking out loud.....

The cruise control issue could be related to the brake pedal, Paul reminded me the other day that we did have some trouble with that in the past.....