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what is this?

Post by saeedm »

hi there.
i just found this somewhere over the subframe
car is xantia x2 rfv

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Looks to me like one of the little mounts used to clip the engine cover on to the top of the engine.
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but xu10j4r dose not have engine cover
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Looks like an oil filler cap with the top knocked off.
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it is something like spring loaded valve.
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Difficult to judge the size from the image,
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Part of the gear selector rods ?
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Oil vapour/breather valve ?
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Part of the subframe?
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white exec wrote:
20 Sep 2021, 19:58
Oil vapour/breather valve ?
That was my thought too, in looks like the filler cap with built in valve to keep the crankcase in negative pressure.
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Post by Paul-R »

Could you post another photo with a ruler or something to give us a sense of the size? It's difficult get an idea of the scale involved.
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Post by wheeler »

bobins wrote:
20 Sep 2021, 19:43
Part of the gear selector rods ?
That’s exactly what it is, its the inside part of a gear selector rod end. Didn’t realise it was spring loaded from the picture.
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Do I win a prize ? :-D :lol:
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this is the size of it on hand
and valve is not loose and need some force to push it. like 1 - 2kg force

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Post by white exec »

So, a spring-loaded (anti-rattle) insert, for a gear-change coupling?
Gosh.