Citroen Synergie 1.9td.

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Re: Citroen Synergie 1.9td.

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I agree, the Vsx and Exclusive Xantias with the 4030 Radio are hard to beat on sound quality without spending a lot of money.

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I've got a 4030 in the XM, with some replacement front door speakers (Pyle Pro PDMW6), after the original cone surrounds perished. Sound is very good.

Interested in Jim's remark about a 3.5mm aux in. Has anyone ever fitted an input jack to a 4030? Would be interesting to know whereabouts the connection was made. Would be good to be able to use our iPod.

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The XM an Xantia head units are completely different, designed and made by different manufacturers. In my opinion the Mk 1 Xantia 4030 Blaupunkt is the best of the OE systems. The Philips system in the Mk 2 XM just doesn't have the punch and clarity. If you don't have a CD changer in your XM, you should be able to use the CD input connector to connect an MP3 player.

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The unit in our XM is Philips, and does have a CD changer, Mike.
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Now it makes sense, the 4030 as I know it is the Mk1 Xantia Blaukpunkt head unit. Fitted to Vsx and Exclusive models only so far as I know and has a 3.5mm jack on the front. Maybe you could fit one of these? I don't know if it would fit though, is the Xm stereo single din with an oversize front like the Xantia?
In my opinion the 3.5mm jack is a bit poor on the sound quality anyway. I much prefer to use one of those tapes with a headphone lead attached to it. No idea why but the sound is louder and clearer using the tape and lead over the jack socket.

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So are both Blaupunkt and Philips units carrying the "4030" label?

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Managed to get out in the lovely sunshine this afternoon and wash Miss Syn. I also gave the Bx a quick soak at the same time. If it stays nice tomorrow I may even break out the polish as well!
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You’re a braver man than me Dave... Mine don't get washed this time of the year... Mind you, the get so little use they don't get too dirty generally... It's my bike I have to clean regularly but that can be done indoors!

I do keep the interiors of my cars spotless though... Can't drive a car with a mucky interior...

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Madame Syn flaunting herself. With the cold air and the heat I was generating polishing her up there was a pretty good balance. I walked back in the house to be met by c/h full on and nearly collapsed with heat exhaustion. [emoji3]
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Madame Syn finally had new gear change cables fitted today. I only drove a couple of miles back from the garage but the change was a real improvement.

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Excellent Dave :D She's soon going to be absolutely perfect!

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Getting there Jim. I've noticed a few dark spots on the new drive, something is dripping! I'll have to wait for better weather to have a look though.

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demag wrote:Getting there Jim. I've noticed a few dark spots on the new drive, something is dripping! I'll have to wait for better weather to have a look though.
At least you know it's not LHM Dave ;)

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I'm a bit annoyed actually. It looks like the oil leak is the crank seal. Now I know it's only a few drops but it will only get worse and to cap it all I haven't done a thousand miles on the new clutch yet! Why on earth while the gearbox was out didn't they ring and ask if I wanted the seal doing at the same time? They must have known it was leaking, it would have been a couple of extra hours at the most to whip the flywheel off and pop a new seal in. Now the whole lot's got to be stripped down again to do a piddly little job. Bloody idiots! What would have been an extra 20-30 quid on the job is now going to cost £150-200.

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Dave, that’s a :twisted: and very, very annoying...