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    Check that the rear brake handbrake mechanism is...

    Check that the rear brake handbrake mechanism is returning. Incorrect adjustment, damaged cables and/or sticking mechanism can allow rear brakes to stick on with symptoms almost exactly as you've...
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    For my money I'd be going for the year old gt220...

    For my money I'd be going for the year old gt220 (assuming that it's the 5door for family duties) and look to knock a couple of grand off the price. It's still essentially new, so hopefully worry...
  3. Can the standard 504 struts be reconditioned too?...

    Can the standard 504 struts be reconditioned too? Is doing that worth it or should I just search for koni's or similar?

    Sent from my D5833 using Tapatalk
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    Nice little car. Replace those front ARB...

    Nice little car. Replace those front ARB droplinks before worrying about engine mounts - 9/10 times knocking from front of 206/306 is down to these cheap service items.

    Sent from my D5833 using...
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    Having recently started with the same question as...

    Having recently started with the same question as the OP, I decided to buy a replacement 'good' TI engine + convert to 40mm sidies. Pulled the head off and found that a full rebuild was required....
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    A complete back garage engine rebuild in 6weeks?...

    A complete back garage engine rebuild in 6weeks? I'd say that's not mucking about at all, even if the wife thinks otherwise.
    Sounds like the ES9J4S suffers from a problem similar to the XU9J4, in...
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    Fitting new arms is the other option if that's...

    Fitting new arms is the other option if that's economic to do vs replacing bushes. Can get cheap parts from Europe (buy reputable brand) but shipping could double the price! Should look like these...
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    Wow, that wiring schematic is better than a lot...

    Wow, that wiring schematic is better than a lot of the original Peugeot ones!
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    The alignment is important on those rear bushes...

    The alignment is important on those rear bushes if you're using rubber ones - if there's torsion on the bush because of incorrect alignment it will significantly reduce the life of the bush. If you...
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    What I'm hearing here is that a modern electric...

    What I'm hearing here is that a modern electric fan may be the way to go, so when the time comes I'll have a look at what may fit nicely.

    I'm a fan of the older door handles too, the button latch...
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    That's weird, initially pics showed... Have...

    That's weird, initially pics showed... Have re-uploaded and hope they now work ok.
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    A few piccys of the car from the yard where I...

    A few piccys of the car from the yard where I picked it up for scrap price.
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    Towed the car home and proceeded to tuck it away in the corner of the back lawn, much to my...
  13. Thread: 504 rebirth

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    Interesting to hear that EFI was so much hassle,...

    Interesting to hear that EFI was so much hassle, and that you ended up going back to injection! R1 carbs could have been interesting... So did you end up getting it running ok?
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    Well sorry for the lack of updates everyone, I've...

    Well sorry for the lack of updates everyone, I've spent this year working away from home and so 'shed time' is minimal. Nonetheless the project has been ticking along thanks to the very generous help...
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    Thanks for that, it must have been the alignment...

    Thanks for that, it must have been the alignment because after a play around it came out rather easily!
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    504 auto driveshaft removal

    I've removed the engine on my 504 but the auto gearbox has the driveshaft still stuck in it and I can't seem to pull it out to allow the gearbox to be removed. Would have thought that it would just...
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    Yes the Rallye & GTI-6 brake setup is the same,...

    Yes the Rallye & GTI-6 brake setup is the same, Lucas callipers clamping 283mm rotors.
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    My girlfriend has a 206 GTI180 and I think it's a...

    My girlfriend has a 206 GTI180 and I think it's a terrific little car (I try to steal it often!). It's still going strong after 200,000km, and isn't falling apart either! One thing that I've noticed...
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    Having owned and driven a number of 306's I would...

    Having owned and driven a number of 306's I would have to agree with team 'keep it stock', as an everyday road car the GTI-6 is well set up, even if underpowered by modern standards. The problem with...
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    Thanks, couldn't remember if it did or not.

    Thanks, couldn't remember if it did or not.
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    In my experience using a header tank greatly...

    In my experience using a header tank greatly helps the bleeding process, but even so a couple of goes are often a good idea to make sure all air is removed- if not an 'air lock' could produce...
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    Have had a look at Wade 140 but think that it...

    Have had a look at Wade 140 but think that it might be getting a bit rorty- I want an engine that behaves nicely on the street, so going for something a bit milder that I can hopefully do with a...
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    Yeah I contacted EAI. They quoted $445 + GST. I...

    Yeah I contacted EAI. They quoted $445 + GST. I then found a supplier in NZ that I've ordered from for a similar price by the time shipping is factored in. Cheers
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    No, stiffer than standard springs but I couldn't...

    No, stiffer than standard springs but I couldn't tell you how much by sorry.
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    Mine's just lowered on koni adjustables. Driving...

    Mine's just lowered on koni adjustables. Driving it compared to my 205gti it is more stable and neutral in cornering which means that I'm able to push it a lot harder but maintain better corner speed...
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