Breaking S1 2.1SD

Spotted an XM (or bits of one :() at the scrapyard? Post in here.
Post Reply
robert_e_smart
Global Moderator
Posts: 4544
Joined: Thu Apr 16, 2009 1:08 pm

Re: Breaking S1 2.1SD

Post by robert_e_smart » Thu Nov 17, 2011 11:13 pm

E-bay is great until they pull your "breaking" ad!!! Then again, I can't complain I placed 6-7 in quick succession with no problems.
1990 XM 2.1 Turbo SD
2004 Volvo S80 D5 SE Automagic

Dieselman
Global Moderator
Posts: 10573
Joined: Thu Jun 18, 2009 6:44 pm

Re: Breaking S1 2.1SD

Post by Dieselman » Sat Nov 19, 2011 6:56 am

Clipped from another thread, to stop "pollution".
robert_e_smart wrote:Is it just a bare steel shell then? No plastic or insulating material in it at all?
Virtually.
The only glass left is the bonded in stuff, the only soft material is the carpet, seats and boot floor insulation, the only plastic is the heater box and fuel tank.

It's easier to list what's left on rather than what's been taken off.

I'm actually pleased I stripped it this far as A: it yields lots of bits, and B: I learnt a lot about how it's put together and the best way to take one apart.
I've stripped the front subframe right down to recover the wishbones and anti-roll bar bushes and clamps and all hydraulic gear.
1992 3.0 V6-24.Rp 5713 EXY Black
1992 2.1SD M.RP 5685 in ENT Blue Sideral
Previous:
1990 2.1SD M.RP 5049 in EJV Mandarin
1992 2.1SD A.RP 5698 in EJV Mandarin
1994 2.1SD A.RP 6218 in ERT Triton Green
1991 2.0SI M.RP 5187 in EWT White

normantilbury
Has changed a sphere or two
Posts: 398
Joined: Thu Apr 16, 2009 6:55 am
Location: Tilbury Essex

Re: Breaking S1 2.1SD

Post by normantilbury » Sat Nov 19, 2011 7:46 am

Hi Did you get my PM or shall i send you a E-Mail

Regards
Norman
98 Xm Vsx 2.1 Td Silver Estate RP 7548
Located in Lindley, Huddersfield HD3 3LX

Dieselman
Global Moderator
Posts: 10573
Joined: Thu Jun 18, 2009 6:44 pm

Re: Breaking S1 2.1SD

Post by Dieselman » Sat Nov 19, 2011 8:01 am

Got PM thanks Norman. replied.
1992 3.0 V6-24.Rp 5713 EXY Black
1992 2.1SD M.RP 5685 in ENT Blue Sideral
Previous:
1990 2.1SD M.RP 5049 in EJV Mandarin
1992 2.1SD A.RP 5698 in EJV Mandarin
1994 2.1SD A.RP 6218 in ERT Triton Green
1991 2.0SI M.RP 5187 in EWT White

Dieselman
Global Moderator
Posts: 10573
Joined: Thu Jun 18, 2009 6:44 pm

Re: Breaking S1 2.1SD

Post by Dieselman » Sat Nov 19, 2011 9:41 pm

Clipped from another thread to stop pollution.
vive la difference wrote:Hello everybody
I am about to take a bare shell (and i do mean bare) to the scrap dealer here in France, Interresting to compare how much,or little i get

Brian

I got £130 per tonne today and weighed in at 650Kg, so got £84.

I suspect your bare shell isn't as bare as mine, no sunroof, any interior, movable windows, subframes, hydraulics gear including pipes, wiper motor, all and I mean ALL copper cable, one door cut off, tailgate and bonnet missing and the N/s wing.
I removed the plastic interior parts to see if I could get a better price but they only give £130 per tonne for cars and said the interior would have been fine.

Sorry, Guys no pictures, things got rather fraught and I completely ran out of time..I had to get the scrap yard to open up again for me as they had closed...
Had a right moment jacking it up high enough to get onto the trailer...it fell sideways off the jack and axle stands when nearly a metre off the floor due to the stands being on top of some steel trestles.
1992 3.0 V6-24.Rp 5713 EXY Black
1992 2.1SD M.RP 5685 in ENT Blue Sideral
Previous:
1990 2.1SD M.RP 5049 in EJV Mandarin
1992 2.1SD A.RP 5698 in EJV Mandarin
1994 2.1SD A.RP 6218 in ERT Triton Green
1991 2.0SI M.RP 5187 in EWT White

citroenxm
Global Moderator
Posts: 7993
Joined: Wed Apr 15, 2009 9:11 am
Location: North Wales - FAR far far away!!! :-p

Re: Breaking S1 2.1SD

Post by citroenxm » Sat Nov 19, 2011 9:44 pm

Will

are you keeping the manual box for yourself???

Paul
1990 H reg V6 24v Manual .. in progress.. on SORN
Projects:
92 Bx Txd Turbo
92 L Xm 2.1t D auto project
Others
55 C5 V6 24v Auto toy
54 Xsara picasso 2.0 8v Hdi
Shit thats scarey.. Two XMs left...

Dieselman
Global Moderator
Posts: 10573
Joined: Thu Jun 18, 2009 6:44 pm

Re: Breaking S1 2.1SD

Post by Dieselman » Sat Nov 19, 2011 9:45 pm

citroenxm wrote:Will

are you keeping the manual box for yourself???

Paul
It's an Auto, which was part of the decision making process for scrapping it.

Anyone want the GOOD auto box?
1992 3.0 V6-24.Rp 5713 EXY Black
1992 2.1SD M.RP 5685 in ENT Blue Sideral
Previous:
1990 2.1SD M.RP 5049 in EJV Mandarin
1992 2.1SD A.RP 5698 in EJV Mandarin
1994 2.1SD A.RP 6218 in ERT Triton Green
1991 2.0SI M.RP 5187 in EWT White

citroenxm
Global Moderator
Posts: 7993
Joined: Wed Apr 15, 2009 9:11 am
Location: North Wales - FAR far far away!!! :-p

Re: Breaking S1 2.1SD

Post by citroenxm » Sat Nov 19, 2011 9:47 pm

Someone has put a wanted ad for an auto derv box.. Cant remember if its this fourm or the. Com fourm...

Paul.
1990 H reg V6 24v Manual .. in progress.. on SORN
Projects:
92 Bx Txd Turbo
92 L Xm 2.1t D auto project
Others
55 C5 V6 24v Auto toy
54 Xsara picasso 2.0 8v Hdi
Shit thats scarey.. Two XMs left...

robert_e_smart
Global Moderator
Posts: 4544
Joined: Thu Apr 16, 2009 1:08 pm

Re: Breaking S1 2.1SD

Post by robert_e_smart » Sat Nov 19, 2011 9:56 pm

Will

I'll have your auto box if you don't want it I'll have it!

£130/tonne!! Last cars I scrapped were £165/tonne down a tenner a tonne. Are prices down that much?
1990 XM 2.1 Turbo SD
2004 Volvo S80 D5 SE Automagic

Dieselman
Global Moderator
Posts: 10573
Joined: Thu Jun 18, 2009 6:44 pm

Re: Breaking S1 2.1SD

Post by Dieselman » Sat Nov 19, 2011 9:58 pm

They give £160 per tonne for general scrap steel, but only £130 per tonne for cars due to the contamination.
At least this way, if I weigh in any more stuff I should get the £160/T rate.
1992 3.0 V6-24.Rp 5713 EXY Black
1992 2.1SD M.RP 5685 in ENT Blue Sideral
Previous:
1990 2.1SD M.RP 5049 in EJV Mandarin
1992 2.1SD A.RP 5698 in EJV Mandarin
1994 2.1SD A.RP 6218 in ERT Triton Green
1991 2.0SI M.RP 5187 in EWT White

Post Reply