The adventures of Michel's C3 Picasso and Frank the F800R

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The adventures of Michel's C3 Picasso and Frank the F800R

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Well, obviously I wasn't going to stay Citroen-free for long.
Today I bit the bullet and went and gave a nice man some money and my 207 for the 08 plate Picasso GP that I saw on Thursday that had a knackered clutch.

Clutch has been replaced. Invoices and warranty for 40k. Drives nicely now and it all works so far. It's a 1.8 Petrol engine, 5 speed manual gearbox. VTR so manual AC and no nav but a very comprehensive history.

So far, so good. Mrs. Michel likes it. Michel junior likes it and bikes and enormous amounts of shopping fit in the back...

I shall be fixing the things that are annoying me this week, and if I can find a slightly obsessive man who's good at wielding a tape measure, I'll fit some parking sensors..

It needs.. Well, a cable for aux in. It has some minor scratches to T-cut out. One of the door seals needs sorting out as it's a little noisy. It is clean enough inside but not clean enough so the steam cleaning man is coming to do it properly.
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Looks like an excellent buy Mike and delighted your diligent search for a good 'un has finally paid off... :D

I like the colour...
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Nice picasso. To be known as "Bob"?
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Not Pablo? :wink:
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white exec wrote: 05 Nov 2017, 20:05 Not Pablo? :wink:


It has already been christened Pablo, of course..
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I do have a tape measure, and I also have a Lexia. Wednesday?

However, I wonder if you can get a look at the inside of the bumpers? It might be possible to see where officially mounted sensors have their mouldings.
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Hell Razor5543 wrote: 05 Nov 2017, 22:37 I do have a tape measure, and I also have a Lexia. Wednesday?

However, I wonder if you can get a look at the inside of the bumpers? It might be possible to see where officially mounted sensors have their mouldings.


Wednesday would be good if I can find a set on that Amazon plate that are a reasonable colour match for "metallic turd brown"..
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Nice one Mike and glad you didn't bag the EGS - I think that was a wise move. I should of read this before posting all those EGS pics on the other thread #-o
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GiveMeABreak wrote: 05 Nov 2017, 23:01 Nice one Mike and glad you didn't bag the EGS - I think that was a wise move. I should of read this before posting all those EGS pics on the other thread #-o


I think I posted this after you posted the pics Marc, I definitely read them before I bought this..
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Could a kind gent give me a price and part number for...

CITROEN C4 GRAND PICASSO, CENTRAL DOOR LOCKING SWITCH - it's the switch on the dash to the right of the radio that controls the central locking..
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Which one do you want? :lol:

10

6554 XW

01
CENTRALISED LOCKING SWITCH
HCL- - MATINAL ANODIZZATO
- "FC" EXCEPT (J) JAPAN RHD
6554 XX
NFP
01
HKB- - ANILINE
- "FK" EXCEPT (J) JAPAN RHD
6554 XZ
01
HZD- - NERO MISTRAL
- "FE" EXCEPT (J) JAPAN RHD
01
HZD- - NERO MISTRAL
- "FX" EXCEPT (J) JAPAN RHD EXCEPT LEATHER CLAUDIA L019 + EDGING LAMA L019 "QK"
6554 ZV
01
HCL- - MATINAL ANODIZZATO
- (J) JAPAN RHD AND "FC" UNTIL RPO 12991
6554 ZX
01
HZD- - NERO MISTRAL
- (J) JAPAN RHD AND "FE"
01
HZD- - NERO MISTRAL
- (J) JAPAN RHD AND "FX" EXCEPT LEATHER CLAUDIA L019 + EDGING LAMA L019 "QK"
6554 ZY
01
HZD- - NERO MISTRAL
- LEATHER CLAUDIA L019 + EDGING LAMA L019 "QK" AND "FX" EXCEPT (J) JAPAN RHD

Price ranges from 15 to 65 quid.... post up the last 8 digits of the VIN and I'll find out which one is specified.
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Many thanks Richard. VIN is .... 45356393

Obviously, it'll be the expensive one. Mine works, it's just really worn and white where it should be black.
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Middle of the road....

Part Number Description Quantity Price excl. VAT Price incl. VAT Total incl. VAT Selection
00006554XZ CONTROL SWITCH 1 23.29 GBP 27.95 GBP 27.95 GBP
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I wonder if our local scrappy might have any GPs there? Might be worth a visit. I was there recently, but I was not looking for those vehicles.
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RichardW wrote: 05 Nov 2017, 23:49 Middle of the road....

Part Number Description Quantity Price excl. VAT Price incl. VAT Total incl. VAT Selection
00006554XZ CONTROL SWITCH 1 23.29 GBP 27.95 GBP 27.95 GBP


Brill, thanks Richard. I shall order one tomorrow . Might as well get it looking spot on if I can.

Can you tell from the VIN if my car should have the aux adaptor in the glovebox?