My new(ish) XM

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eifion
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My new(ish) XM

Post by eifion » Tue Oct 13, 2015 6:59 pm

About a month ago I became the owner of my 3rd XM. After two silver diesels it was time for a change so I now own W549PVC, a 2000 24v V6, which will be familiar to at least a couple of you. It's not perfect and is going to need some work done to it over the next few months, but it's a joy to drive and not too thirsty. It's noticeably more refined to drive than my 2.1, partly because it's keener to change up gears to keep the revs down.

I plan for it to be a keeper, unless something major goes wrong with it or unobtainable parts become an issue. Time will tell how realistic a plan that is. Minor faults to be fixed include a non-working sunroof and a passenger seat whose back tilts forward but not back. The seat problem appears to be just a duff switch so should be an easy fix.

Here it is:

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1995 XM 2.5TD (now dead and gone)
1998 XM 2.1TD Auto Estate
2000 XM 3.0V6
1972 D Special

citroenxm
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Location: North Wales - FAR far far away!!! :-p

Re: My new(ish) XM

Post by citroenxm » Tue Oct 13, 2015 7:05 pm

Fantastic stuff...

Hope she has and is prooving good for you so far!
Projects:(eventually if theres any body left)
92 L Xm 2.1t D auto project
Others
07 c5 2.2 hdi 173bhp manual

captainhaddock
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Re: My new(ish) XM

Post by captainhaddock » Tue Oct 13, 2015 8:21 pm

Nice topic title...I've heard those cars drive fantastically. Wish you good luck with it!

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