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#1 OFFLINE   castros_bro

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Posted 13 March 2017 - 10:02 PM

FREE        My Daily has developed a clutch prob and being garageless inna posh area there's NO propping rides on ole railway sleepers in parking bays an  weekend of dropping gearbox (I love Essex) allowed. Sooo good 1.9 XUD engine newish cam belt n waterpump n starter with complete car attached with valid MOT parked near GU2 7XH.     Obviously if you have breakdown recovery no comments. Got a day or so before the scrappy needs to be alerted n V5 in my name so youse cannot just get carefuckuback to give you cash.  Anyones??



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Posted 13 March 2017 - 10:07 PM

Will it drive 76.8 miles?

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Posted 13 March 2017 - 10:11 PM

Will it drive 76.8 miles?


Never heard of a crash-box? ;) I drove a BE3 across London (admittedly at 2am) with no clutch cable.

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Posted 13 March 2017 - 10:15 PM

Depends if it is slipping or dragging.

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Posted 13 March 2017 - 10:22 PM

youve never driven a 50 quid snotter have you chris :D


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Posted 13 March 2017 - 10:24 PM

youve never driven a 50 quid snotter have you chris :D


No I would not manage it if its not in showroom condition!

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Posted 13 March 2017 - 10:32 PM

Will it drive 76.8 miles?

 

I drove it about 350 miles with no working clutch but that was only a couple of stops and gear changes. The M25 with stop start every few meters of progress  and 20 billions of gear changes is different.



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Posted 13 March 2017 - 11:04 PM

Anybody closer or with a trailer want it?

Driving it clutch less is ok if not too much traffic, so I guess time of day would be important, if I went for it.
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Posted 13 March 2017 - 11:09 PM

FREE        My Daily has developed a clutch prob and being garageless inna posh area there's NO propping rides on ole railway sleepers in parking bays an  weekend of dropping gearbox (I love Essex) allowed.


I don't have a garage to offer you but I do have a yard with ramps you are welcome to fix your car in if you want to keep it for yourself?
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Posted 14 March 2017 - 04:26 PM

I could even offer a free loan car in case you did not complete the job in one day because you needed parts.
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Posted 14 March 2017 - 05:29 PM

I could even offer a free loan car in case you did not complete the job in one day because you needed parts.

 

Wow!



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Posted 15 March 2017 - 08:05 AM

Kind offers but the ZX is just one too many vehicles as my veggie Renault diesel is returning from loan on Thursday the ZX will have go by then as the insurance needs to be swapped over.   On a moped note I have arranged to collect the Pug 102s this evening, as agreed with the seller, but despite several requests he/she has not given me a collection address so it may not be happening, if you are in contact then you may have better luck with them.



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Posted 15 March 2017 - 08:42 AM

Any pictures? And reg no for MOT history? 



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Posted 15 March 2017 - 09:06 AM

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Posted 15 March 2017 - 09:27 AM

Kind offers but the ZX is just one too many vehicles as my veggie Renault diesel is returning from loan on Thursday the ZX will have go by then as the insurance needs to be swapped over.   On a moped note I have arranged to collect the Pug 102s this evening, as agreed with the seller, but despite several requests he/she has not given me a collection address so it may not be happening, if you are in contact then you may have better luck with them.


102 - He phoned me back Friday but could tell me very little about them and tied to sell me an different bike. He was supposed to be sending me pictures and Saturday I got a text to say he would send them in the next few days. Monday I got a text to say it they were sold. I assumed the better man had got them and settled down to lick my wounds!

ZX - What sort of condition is it in? Logistically getting to you at a time of day the M25 would be guaranteed to be flowing is a problem. I am not desperately needing it but I have space to put it, I like ZXs and it seems such a waste just to bridge it. If I can come up with a plan I can always add it to my insurance while I am waiting to collect it. In the mean time if anybody else wants it I will gladly stand down.
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Posted 15 March 2017 - 10:54 AM

Is It a turbo with a Bosch pump by any chance?

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Posted 15 March 2017 - 11:15 AM

Is It a turbo with a Bosch pump by any chance?



No and no but it is free.
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Posted 15 March 2017 - 11:20 AM

Ah, you can stick it then. 😜
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Posted 15 March 2017 - 11:21 AM

my veggie Renault diesel is returning from loan on Thursday

 

Good to hear the old, veg-oil-slurping beast is still alive !!!



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Posted 15 March 2017 - 11:36 AM

Chris, if you can get a trailer and need a tow car my xantia will be sitting around waiting to be collected this weekend and next? Can't promise it'll be a wafty ride but it's got a tow bar, tax and insurance. I just don't have a trailer

Saying that though you've probably got 5 or 6 cars with a tow bar...
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Posted 15 March 2017 - 11:54 AM

Chris, if you can get a trailer and need a tow car my xantia will be sitting around waiting to be collected this weekend and next? Can't promise it'll be a wafty ride but it's got a tow bar, tax and insurance. I just don't have a trailer

Saying that though you've probably got 5 or 6 cars with a tow bar...


Thanks for the offer I had my trailer stolen and you guessed correctly:

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Posted 15 March 2017 - 02:47 PM

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Posted 15 March 2017 - 03:36 PM

That looks like a Bosch pump, so veg friendly!

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Posted 15 March 2017 - 07:55 PM

Looks like a cheap way to get a ladder.

 

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Posted 15 March 2017 - 08:47 PM

I seem to be struggling to sort out the logistic for this so I am going to stand down and let it meet its fate.

Shame I was wondering if the 1.9 engine would fit into a Visa diesel car easily instead of the 1.7, 11 more bhp or 18% power increase.

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Posted 15 March 2017 - 08:57 PM

It will fit but the round port engine is worse on diesel

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Posted 15 March 2017 - 08:59 PM

It will fit but the round port engine is worse on diesel


I expected worse fuel consumption with the 1.9, but are there different types of 1.9?

From the Visa I get 51 mpg and when I had a non turbo ZX 1.9D I got 48 mpg.

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Posted 15 March 2017 - 09:07 PM

How many gears does the Visa have?

 

The early XUD9 (without the plastic inlet manifold) had a different cylinder head with square inlet ports; the later engine was faster but a bit less economical, I found about 4 mpg in it.

 

All XUD7 engines have square ports.


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Posted 15 March 2017 - 10:05 PM

I have two Visa 17RDs, one with a 4 speed gearbox and the other with the optional 5 speed gearbox. I also have a 2000 C15 1769cc with 5 gears.

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Posted 15 March 2017 - 11:13 PM

Does the 5th gear make much of a difference?

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