Captain Slow has a C5

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Captain Slow
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Re: Captain Slow has a C5

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So, economy...

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A bit of a short trip to judge.....also, did you let it warm at idle after start ?....you should with that engine.
It is not a pop to the shops engine :)

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To be fair that's driving to and from work today, traffic was just about the worst I've ever seen it. I normally ride.

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Re: Captain Slow has a C5

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I tried asking my car the same thing, its answer was less favourable than yours so dont feel too bad.
ImageMy car hates me by Deanxm, on Flickr

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LOL...that's great....chukkkkkle

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A kind fellow has emailed me the spec sheet for this car, built Dec 2004.

Might as well document it here. Would suggest the car had Xenons, which it now doesn't, but will do if I can find some.

- C5 Style
- C5 Exclusive
- C5
- VEHICULE PARTICULIER
- CITROEN
- C5 II
- BREAK 5PTES
- SUPERIEURE BASSE PLUS
- INJECTION ES9A
- BVA AM6
- (GB) GRANDE-BRETAGNE
- STANDARD
- AM 2004
- 2-SCHICHT-METALLIC - PEINTURE METALLISEE VERNIE
- POLSTERUNG ALCANTARA - ALCANTARA AJOURE JT
- FY
- ALARME VOLUME+PERIMET-STANDARD
- ALTERNATEUR CLASSE 15
- ATMOSPHERE NORMALE
- AVEC ACCOUDOIR AR
- BVA AM6
- SANS DETECTEUR EAU FILTRE GASOIL
- ESSENCE SANS PLOMB
- PAYS TEMPERES
- GRADUATION EN MPH
- CP 15 X 53
- CONDUITE A DROITE
- DEPOLLUTION EURO 4(MOTEUR)
- DIRECTION ASSISTEE VARIABLE
- DEMARREUR CLASSE 4
- SANS CHAUFFAGE ADDITIONNEL
- SANS KIT TELEPHONE MAIN LIBRE
- CT 22 X NO
- ROUE SUZUKA 16 POUCES
- SANS EMBRAYAGE
- PROTECTEURS LATERAUX COULEUR CAISSE
- PROTECTEURS LATERAUX PLASTIQUE + CHROME
- TYPE SUZUKA
- ALLUMAGE AUTOMATIQUE FEUX
- DECOR LAQUE NOIRE
- FILTRATION STD ADMISSION AIR STD
- FEU ECLAIRAGE DE SEUIL
- CIRCULATION A GAUCHE
- SANS PROTECTION COMPLEMENTAIRE SOUS MOTEUR
- TAPIS COFFRE PVC+COTES MOQUETTE
- 1 TIROIR DE RANGEMENT SOUS SIEGE
- DECOR LAQUE NOIRE
- MOTEUR TYPE ES
- 4 HP AV (2 TW + 2 AV) + 2 HP AR
- ECHANGEUR SUR MOTEUR ET BV
- CDE AUTO-RADIO A DISTANCE
- RETRO EXT RABATTABLE ELECTRIQUE SANS MEMOIRE
- SANS STORE AR
- REHAUSSE PASSAGER REGLAGE AVANT
- CDE SIEGE AV ELECT CONDUCTEUR
- CDE SIEGE AV ELECT PASSAGER
- GARNISSAGE PIED CENTRAL + CUSTODE TISSU
- ACCOUDOIRS AVANT CONDUCTEUR ET PASSAGER
- JOINT COTE ROUE AC 3300I
- JOINT COTE PONT AAR 3300I
- MONTAGE COMPACT DISQUES
- AVEC SYSTEME INFO TRAFIC
- SANS CD ROM POUR NAVIGATION
- LAMPE LAMPE A DECHARGE
- LEVE-VITRE AR ELECT CDE SEQUENT + CONDAMNAT
- SANS SURVEILLANCE TRAJECTOIRE LATERALE
- AFFICHEUR (RADIO+MONTRE+ET OU T�,CD)
- CONDUCTEUR+PASSAGER OCCULTABLE AVEC ECLAIRAGE
- RADIATEUR EP:33 - 27 DM2 ALU BRASE
- RECEPTEUR TEMPERATURE
- EXCLUSIVE
- C5 V6
- SIEGE NON CHAUFFANT
- ESSUIE-VITRE AV AVEC CAPTEUR DE PLUIE
- ESSUIE-VITRE AR
- ESSUIE-PROJECTEUR
- ECLAIRAGE CAVE A PIEDS COND + PASS AV
- SANS PROTECTION PASSAGER AR
- SANS RECHAUFFAGE CIRCUIT GAZ CARTER
- SANS OBTURATEUR FACE AV
- PUISSANCE STANDARD
- NEUTRALISATION MANUELLE COUSSIN GONFLABLE
- VITRE VOLET AR OUVRANTE
- MONTAGE AVEC BARRES DE TOIT
- PROJECTEURS ANTI BROUILLARD
- REGLAGE AUTOMATIQUE PROJECTEURS
- SYSTEME AUDIO COMPACT DISC RDS RD4
- REFRIGERATION AUTOMATIQUE
- REGULATEUR ET LIMITEUR VITESSE
- RETROVISEUR INT JOUR-NUIT ELECTROCHROME
- MONTAGE ROUE ALLIAGE 2
- REFRIGERATION AUTOMATIQUE BI-ZONE
- SUSPENSION NORMALE
- SUSPENSION HYDRACTIVE 3 PLUS REGLAGE AUTO
- AVEC FILET DANS COFFRE
- TOIT FIXE
- MONO TUNER RADIO
- SANS TRIANGLE PRESIGNALISATION
- DETECTEUR OBSTACLE RADAR AVANT ARRIERE
- INDICATEUR PERTE PRESSION GONFLAGE
- AVEC SYSTEME ESP
- SANS AMPLI EQUALISEUR
- SANS DISPOSITIF ANTIPOLLUTION
- DEPOLLUTION TECHNIQUE VEHICULE EURO 4
- SANS FILTRE A PARTICULES
- BANDEAU DE PARE-CHOCS COULEUR CAISSE
- FREQUENCE RADIO EUROPE OCCIDENTALE
- VERROUILLAGE SUPER CONDAMNATION
- P-B ATHER+ACCOUS+REFL+LAT FEUILL+AR TREMPE
- VOLANT CUIR 4 BRAS
- 1 VENTILATEUR ELECTRONIQUE CDE INTEGREE 160W
- BVA AM6
- SYSTEME INJECTION BOSCH
- PACK LOOK EXTERIEUR COULEUR CAISSE
- RD4 + INFO TRAFIC
- DIRECTION MECANIQUE ASSISTEE
- FILTRE RESERVOIR INTERIEUR
- MAINTIEN LOMBAIRE AUTOMATIQUE
- PEINTURE GRIS ORAGEUX
- 2946ccm (3 0 Ltr) 152kW ES9A XFU

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Re: Captain Slow has a C5

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I imagine it had Xenons but they were damaged in the crash, so they were replaced with normal ones for cost reasons to make it viable to put back on the road

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Yes, Malcolm has confirmed. Just waiting to find out if directional or not. They are added to the list of parts anyway.

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When I bumped my c5 with xenons and broke one of them, the cheapest I could find one was £250, and the mounting brackets on it was broken! I asked the price of a new one from Citroen and it was over £1500 IIRC. Malcolm also bought my one and fixed it. My one was a vtr and ot had the xenons as an optional extra, along with the lane departure and folding mirrors

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I wonder sometimes if Citroen make their parts of unobatinium. I once sold an XM tailgate to a dealership so they could fit it to one of their customer cars . Reason was it was so expensive to buy a new glass from Citroen. I got 400 pounds for the tailgate and that saved the dealership a load of money ..

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Found another little issue tonight. Might be a simple one. The front parking sensors don't work in drive, but do work when I go into reverse, which is useless as I'll have already hit whatever is in front of me. Seems like a simple thing, maybe a switch? Ideas?

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Malcolm has also confirmed that they were directional but broken so turned off via the bsi. He said sensors were working when it left, so might be a simple fix. Advised to check plug on ns near headlamp but can't see anything obvious.

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Set of xenons on their way to me :)

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Captain Slow wrote:To be fair that's driving to and from work today, traffic was just about the worst I've ever seen it. I normally ride.
21.7mpg in slow stop start traffic on the way to work is actually pretty good for a V6 Auto! :twisted:

In my Xantia V6 (a somewhat lighter car I think) I would not even reach 20mpg in slow stop start 30mph commuting - although I still log my petrol purchases and mileage in a log book I long ago stopped calculating the mpg because I don't want to know!! :lol: On a long motorway trip I can get up to about 33mpg though.

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Re: Captain Slow has a C5

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So i've had the C5 a couple of weeks now, getting to know its issues.

The main one is the ride quality. Its a bit crashy. Decided to order a full set of spheres, which are currently enroute from Scotland to Fareham. The main reason for having this car is the ride quality, so hopefully it will be spot on after this.
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