Xantos and Xantia madness

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Re: Xantos and Xantia madness

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Got a flat tire today (rear right) on my daily car 1.9TD... I thought that the noise is coming from the engine :roll:
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Touch wood, and not wanting to tempt fate but it's been a long time now since I've had a puncture. Last one was in a Xantia V6 due to spilt nails after repairs to a gate I passed through!
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Same here. Used to get them weekly through screws chucked around at work but haven't had a puncture in about eight years now, since they changed the skip arrangements.
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Indeed, driving near skips is always risky. I always worry when I visit the local tip for that very reason...
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Santa didn't forget me! A few bits for my TD and a few for V6...

... and lots of work for me! :twisted:

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Blue yellow red things ??

Cam belt kit ??
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Stickyfinger wrote:Blue yellow red things ??
Steering pinion seals, cit part num: 4048.Q8
Stickyfinger wrote:Cam belt kit ??
Bottom picture on the botom of the box, red box. Manufacturer Gates (but it has SKF tensioner inside).
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Lovely, that'll keep you busy Xantos...

I have the official cambelt replacement instructions if you need them.. Let me know...
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I am always on the hunt for technical data about Xantias... :)
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OK, I'll dig it out and send it to your email address Xantos. Is the one you have registered with the forum OK for that?
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Yes. Thank you very much!
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Do these links help ?



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Maybe I'm just an old-fashioned person but I just can't get on with instructional videos.. For me it has to be on paper...
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Yes, me as well Jim....But it is good to run this into the brain a few times IF you have never been inside there before.
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I agree with Stickyfinger. Video helps you visualize how to do it.