Peugeot 205 heat shield
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  1. #1
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    Jul 2003

    Default Peugeot 205 heat shield


    Last week this heat shield spectacularly decided to make a bid for freedom and disconnected itself from the rest of the car. The vehicle is a 205Si and this heatshield was towards the the front of the car. Normally would be rectangular but obviously is quite bent.


    Looks like there's a plug on there for grounding. Any ideas as to what function this shield serves and whether it's mission critical?

    1992 205 Si
    Current: shortened diff (4.4), short shifter, group N top mounts, rebuilt engine and box, solid engine mounts, 1.75" exhaust, strut brace, OMP wheel, GTI suspension & subframe front and rear, lowered 30mm front and rear, solid rear bush, Koni yellows, 306 XT front discs and calipers, ADR compliant braided brake lines, 14" rallye wheels, Dunlop Direzza Z1 Star Spec tyres, immobiliser

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    1000+ Posts cam85's Avatar
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    Nov 2003


    Looks like its from the bulkhead behind the exhaust.

    94 205 Gti Classic #9
    91 205 Si
    87 205 GTi Race Car

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    1000+ Posts Andrew Ch's Avatar
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    Melbourne Australia


    It's the exhaust shield. It protects the bend of the downpipe where it changes direction and runs along the bottom of car. The plate is normally loosely pop rivetted to the front subframe and the circlips shown push on to a round tubular crossmember located further back. Most people remove them as they tend to rattle over time.

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