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    12th December 2017, 06:53 PM
    Inside seems fairly OK at the moment. Iím wondering if I buy one of the old Ďtraditionalí rad caps whether I could bastardise the bung & spring to...
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    11th December 2017, 02:13 PM
    Thanks Beano, Hadnít thought about the battery which is just above the bottle. My stepson pointed out a few weeks back that the Ďmagic eyeí in the...
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    10th December 2017, 08:51 PM
    Itís not over til itís over - when doing the weekly level checks I noticed that my new shiny exp bottle cap, obtained from France has gone all...
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    10th December 2017, 08:22 PM
    Thanks Greg, Iíll get my order into Der Franzose. Regards Rob Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    9th December 2017, 08:22 AM
    Spotted yesterday in Goulburn main street about 9:30 am, bright yellow Peugeot 504, I was right behind in my 505 - we had a convoy briefly :-) ...
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    9th December 2017, 08:07 AM
    Thanks Jaan, John, Robmac, Gerry, Greg. Progress has now produced another issue (ainít it always the way). I found some M4 screws yesterday & decided...
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    4th December 2017, 02:35 PM
    Thanks Shane, Gerry, David, Robmac, Iíll do a bit of searching on the web, see what I can find. Regards Rob Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    3rd December 2017, 08:12 PM
    baldrick56 replied to a thread 505 Not behaving in Peugeot Forum
    Thanks Chris, thanks Rob Itíll be back to using the car for a week now & Ďmonitoringí will clean up some more Ďearthsí next w/e. Regards Rob ...
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    3rd December 2017, 08:03 PM
    Thanks Gerrypro, Yes they looked a little Ďoddí when I removed them, thread pitch seems finer than metric, which is why I set them apart on a small...
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    3rd December 2017, 05:32 PM
    Hi there, Iím wanting to get my long-stalled Traction resto back on track. First job I need to finish is re-install fuel tank. In the house move...
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    2nd December 2017, 11:02 PM
    What's with the 505's recently - no less than four 505 issues heading up the forum right now! Based on my experience with an 89 Gti I certainly...
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    2nd December 2017, 06:27 PM
    baldrick56 replied to a thread 505 Not behaving in Peugeot Forum
    Chris, Deane, Baz, & Rob, thanks for the suggestions, I've been away earning a crust for the last week or so so not much happened in regards to...
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    27th November 2017, 09:55 AM
    baldrick56 replied to a thread 505 Not behaving in Peugeot Forum
    Thanks Rob, I found the ECU, havenít yet removed it to clean the earth. In summary so far: Some air leaks traced & repaired (but more may still...
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    26th November 2017, 11:11 AM
    baldrick56 replied to a thread 505 Not behaving in Peugeot Forum
    Thanks Baz, Iíll never tell you to butt out, all opinions welcomed here. As it turns out I am in danger of following an illogical sequence as I...
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    25th November 2017, 08:56 AM
    baldrick56 replied to a thread 505 Not behaving in Peugeot Forum
    Thanks Deane, I now have access to the Haynes book. Iím also following the link in one of the AF old posts (to...
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    24th November 2017, 11:46 AM
    baldrick56 replied to a thread 505 Not behaving in Peugeot Forum
    One more thing - can anyone please tell me the location of the ECU controller in the 505 GTi (Wagon)? Iíd like to check / clean the earth connection...
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    22nd November 2017, 06:04 AM
    baldrick56 replied to a thread 505 Not behaving in Peugeot Forum
    Thanks Chris, Iíll look further into the SAD & the rest of the idle circuit. Regards Rob Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    21st November 2017, 04:24 PM
    Gíday Ian, My 404 is definitely one of the faulty ones. Every part of the brake hydraulics has been replaced when I got it except said valve. When I...
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    21st November 2017, 02:59 PM
    G'day Folks, my 1989 505 Gti has always run smoothly since I got it but suddenly started stalling & being very difficult to start. I read up about...
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    17th November 2017, 09:56 AM
    Recently my 505 (K-Jetronic injection) has developed a sticking throttle butterfly, in traffic the other day my wife had to turn off the main road,...
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About baldrick56

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About baldrick56
Location:
Sydney
Occupation:
Construction Engineer
Interests:
Car Restoration
Car(s) - Current:
Peugeot 404 Sedan 1969, Citroen 11CV 1953, Smart 452 Roadster, Peugeot 505 GTi Wagon 1989, Bristol 401 1953, MG ZR160 2005
Car(s) Owned - Previous:
Citroen L11CV (1952), Holden Astra TD, Subaru Forester 2003, Citroen 2CV, Audi Coupe, Peugeot 205D, MGB GT, BMW 3.0Si, VW Scirocco Mk.1 GLS, Ford Cortina Mk.IV Wagon, VW Beetle (numerous)

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may all your plans be cunning ones,
Baldrick,

fleet: 1989 Peugeot 505 GTi Wagon
1969 Peugeot 404 Sedan
2003 Smart 452 Roadster
2005 MG ZR160
1953 Citroen 15CV (under Restoration)
1953 Bristol 401 (under Restoration)

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