24v Project

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MTXM
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Re: 24v Project

Post by MTXM » Wed Mar 25, 2020 5:29 pm

Oh right I am sorry Paul and I was beginning to think that might be the case! The car has certainly gone to a good home and that is great news!!
1989 V6 Exclusive (Poland car)
1990 V6sei auto (grey auto)
1990 V6sei manual (gold car)
1990 V6.24 Pallas (Germany car)
1990 V6.24v (Scotland car)
Other previous XM sold and broken too many to mention!

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Re: 24v Project

Post by MTXM » Wed Mar 25, 2020 5:30 pm

I should have realised from the reg. PDR!
1989 V6 Exclusive (Poland car)
1990 V6sei auto (grey auto)
1990 V6sei manual (gold car)
1990 V6.24 Pallas (Germany car)
1990 V6.24v (Scotland car)
Other previous XM sold and broken too many to mention!

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Post by Eddie nuff » Thu Mar 26, 2020 7:18 am

When this damn virus buggers off I might get 5 minutes to have a proper look see.

Got to get the front end off first to change the starter and get her running. Ten minute job on my 2.0, strip half the car down on a 3.0 :roll: Then the front end may as well stay off.

Then the fun bit :roll: strip the rear end underneath of everything, take it back to bare metal and see what good stuff there actually is. Then onto the main floor area and do the same. This is why I want the sills and outriggers from that silver scrapper Matthew ;) Intention being to have the underside done before the cold weather kicks in.
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93 Xantia 1.9TD RP6190 (Blue)

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Re: 24v Project

Post by citroenxm » Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:05 am

Hopefully my early welding efforts are OK. But that rear box repairs on the subframe were an early in welding experience effort.. When I gave her the hammer tap end of last year they sounded OK..
1990 H reg V6 24v Manual .. in progress.. on SORN
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Re: 24v Project

Post by Dieselman » Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:28 am

Technically, as long as you are working, and alone, couldn't you work on the car now?
You could work on it with the Wife...but then that would negate the purpose of going out to work on the car...

Certainly, a V6-24 is more challenging to work on than a 2.0i, but in some respects, less so than any turbodiesel...welding near the fuel tank excepted.. ;)
92 2.1SED M.RP5740 ECZ Sable Phenicien
92 3.0 V6-24.Rp 5713 EXY Black
92 2.1SD M.RP 5685 ENT Blue Sideral
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92 2.1SD A.RP 5698 EJV Mandarin
94 2.1SD A.RP 6218 ERT Triton Green
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Post by Eddie nuff » Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:26 am

I prefer to work on my own, whether that be on the cars or my proper job, and this time of year should be my quiet time when I can get things done, but this damn virus means I'm rushed off my feet with work.
89 XM 2.0Si RP4788 (Gold)
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