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    I have been running HyChill in my 505 for some...

    I have been running HyChill in my 505 for some years after system probs with the higher pressure required by R134A, including 2 hose failures resulting in the loss of the 134 into the atmosphere....
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    I got mine from PeugeotSpares in Brisbane. Had...

    I got mine from PeugeotSpares in Brisbane. Had them the next day.
    The guy is Lewin 07 3353 4448.
    Hutchie
  3. Guys it is vital that you use Loctite on the...

    Guys it is vital that you use Loctite on the thread of the retainer screw that holds the diaphragm to the piston.
    If you forget, it will destroy the top of the pump.
    How do I know this??? Dunnit!!...
  4. Hi Guys I bought a new vacuum pump from a Rover...

    Hi Guys
    I bought a new vacuum pump from a Rover dealer in the UK for around 48 pounds.
    Ebay store name was British Car Parts. (Sorry I didn't buy 2).
    Don't know what the current price is.
    Hutchie
  5. Thread: 505gtd

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    505gtd

    Hi Guys
    I have listed my 1987 505 GTD for sale on CarPoint.com.au.
    Asking $6250 but will negotiate to a fellow frogger.
    I paid $6000 for it and have spent quite a bit on it since - Bigends and...
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    Sorry mate. I don't. Perhaps contact them...

    Sorry mate. I don't.
    Perhaps contact them direct. They have a shop on ebay but no pumps advertised at the moment.
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    505 GTD Engine Work

    When we lost the old web records, the photo show of the work on my XD3T went with it.
    I have put it onto You Tube for anyone with a 505 diesel to see.
    Here is the link.

    ...
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    I bought one from 'British Car Parts' on ebay for...

    I bought one from 'British Car Parts' on ebay for less than a second hand one in Australia.
    Hutchie
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    If you have to do any substantial work on the...

    If you have to do any substantial work on the AirCon system, put a larger condenser in it. I put a commodore condenser into my 505 and it made a big improvement. The original may be OK in Europe but...
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    I bought a diaphragm pump from British Car Parts...

    I bought a diaphragm pump from British Car Parts in the UK for about 45 pounds and 21 pounds postage. (on ebay).
    Set up for a Rover and bolted straight on.

    Hutchie
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    I carried out a similar job on my 505GTD a couple...

    I carried out a similar job on my 505GTD a couple of years ago and set it up as a photoshow.
    See if this helps.

    http://www.photoshow.com/watch/Ng4Eg6bw

    Hutchie
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    I had a similar problen with my daughters 307....

    I had a similar problen with my daughters 307.
    The plugs had become part of the head I managed to get 3 out that day but it took a couple of weeks of Penetrine and a small amount of movement...
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    I put an electric fan on and ran the belt past...

    I put an electric fan on and ran the belt past the fan pulley.
    The belt is from memory 10X1000 and cleanly misses the fan hub which now sits idle.
    Hutchie
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    Have a look on the net. In the US they have...

    Have a look on the net.
    In the US they have power steering pumps with a vacuum pump attached.
    My next move when I need one.
  15. Thread: 505 headlights

    by Hutchie
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    I recently had the same problem with my GTD. I...

    I recently had the same problem with my GTD.
    I mounted an old style dipper switch on the floor for my left foot. I left the power going to the headlights through a normally closed relay for the low...
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    The clutch creep on the 604 sounds more like...

    The clutch creep on the 604 sounds more like fluid by-passing the piston seals in the master cylinder.
    Time for a new seal kit.

    Brake master cylinders can do the same. You will be sitting at...
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    Sorry mate, cant agree! Hi performance or not...

    Sorry mate, cant agree!

    Hi performance or not if you are working the engine into the boost range, unlikely not to, you should allow the turbo to cool with a supply of engine oil. Even if only for...
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    I had the same problem with my GTD. It turned...

    I had the same problem with my GTD.
    It turned out to be the grease in the spigot bush inside the flywheel/crankshaft had gone dry and would release sometimes and drag at other times.

    I removed...
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