XM V6 Sei finally going for restoration

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Re: XM V6 Sei finally going for restoration

Post by Dieselman » Sat Jul 16, 2022 9:32 am

Is there any petrol left in the tank after 22 years, I would have thought it would have evaporated.
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Re: XM V6 Sei finally going for restoration

Post by dcz1643 » Sat Jul 16, 2022 12:43 pm

Dieselman wrote:
Sat Jul 16, 2022 9:32 am
Is there any petrol left in the tank after 22 years, I would have thought it would have evaporated.
You are probably right, I think he is going to flush the fuel system out/clean the tank. Just to make sure we don’t have a problem with gunk in the system…
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Re: XM V6 Sei finally going for restoration

Post by dcz1643 » Fri Jul 22, 2022 3:28 pm

Well the XM now has working/rolling boots. Peter’s working on cleaning the fuel delivery system, we are hoping that we are not far off a startup. Thinking ahead, has anyone solved the problem of the silver in the body trim looking bad. Is there anywhere to get new trim, or is there a trick to repair the silver? You can see it’s not great on this picture. Cheers…Derek
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Re: XM V6 Sei finally going for restoration

Post by citroenxm » Fri Jul 22, 2022 4:56 pm

There are posts on here about the silver bright work.. replacements were available but not sure the situation lately.
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Re: XM V6 Sei finally going for restoration

Post by dcz1643 » Fri Jul 22, 2022 5:07 pm

citroenxm wrote:
Fri Jul 22, 2022 4:56 pm
There are posts on here about the silver bright work.. replacements were available but not sure the situation lately.
Thank You, I will have a look and see what I can find😁👍
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Re: XM V6 Sei finally going for restoration

Post by maxferreira » Fri Jul 22, 2022 5:30 pm

i'm really looking forward to this being doen

i hope to see it in the flesh too as you're local!

would be beyond superb to get all the local XMs together

it looks fantastic!

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Re: XM V6 Sei finally going for restoration

Post by citroenxm » Fri Jul 22, 2022 5:35 pm

Try a v6 max... and fall in love. The prv v6 engines make a nice noise.
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Re: XM V6 Sei finally going for restoration

Post by dcz1643 » Fri Jul 22, 2022 6:02 pm

maxferreira wrote:
Fri Jul 22, 2022 5:30 pm
i'm really looking forward to this being doen

i hope to see it in the flesh too as you're local!

would be beyond superb to get all the local XMs together

it looks fantastic!
It’s down in Wisbeach being sorted at the moment but when it is on the road, I will be bringing it back to Teesside and sorting the cosmetics. I am also looking forward to getting it done and meeting up😁👍
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Re: XM V6 Sei finally going for restoration

Post by dcz1643 » Fri Jul 22, 2022 6:08 pm

citroenxm wrote:
Fri Jul 22, 2022 5:35 pm
Try a v6 max... and fall in love. The prv v6 engines make a nice noise.
When Peter was doing some research about the car (for himself), I believe he was told the engine was also used in the Renault rally/racing cars and as such, a good one has some value in itself. I also heard it was a Maserati engine. I don’t know how true this is but I know it sounds good and the car is fast for a big old lump😁👍
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Re: XM V6 Sei finally going for restoration

Post by citroenxm » Fri Jul 22, 2022 6:16 pm

Haha.. nooooo its nothing what so ever to do with maserati..

Only the sm in the 70s used the maserati v6..

The xm uses the last incarnation of the legendry slated prv peugeot renault volvo v6 engine jointly developed in the 70s.. used in the likes of the following
Peugeot 604, 504, 505,605...
Renault 30, 25, escape 2, laguna 1, safrane 1
Volvo 262, 265, 760,960 (possibly but may of switched tob their own straight 6 by then)
Talbot tagora sx (under peugeot)
Citroen Xm (under peugeot)
Delorean as we know
Little known early lancia themas too despite lancia having access to fiats v6 lumps

I've heard a few times people think its a maserati unit.. its not by a long way.
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