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Pinned  Rear Beam Refurbishment Guide

Mar 22 2002 12:43 PM | Wurzel in Brakes, Suspension & Steering

Introduction: The reason for me compiling this ‘How To’ guide was simply down to the fact that so many people ask the question, ‘How do I lower my rear beam’. Many answers spell doom and gloom on the job, which isn’t nece...

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205 Wiring Headunit / Stereo Data.

Sep 06 2015 02:35 PM | welshpug in Body, Interior and ICE

How to match a 205 radio loom to an ISO connector or repair a butchered loom to the original red plug

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Guide To Repairing Xu Alloy Block Head Bolt Thr...

Oct 29 2014 01:36 AM | SweetBadger in Engine Related

Following on from this thread here: http://forum.205gtid...topic=160315= I thought Id put a guide together for anyone who might need to helicoil an XU alloy block head bolt thread with the engine in situ. Threads pulling out of these older alloy bloc...

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If Your Blower Only Works On Full...

May 11 2014 06:59 PM | Ryan in Body, Interior and ICE

The blower only working on full speed is a common fault with the 205 heater. The speed controller uses a big transistor to drop the voltage going to the fan, with a relay to bypass the transistor at full speed. If the transistor burns out then you'll lose the low speeds but still have full speed as the power is going through the bypass relay rather than the transistor.

New speed controllers are about £50, but you can fix it by replacing the transistor...

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What is the tachymetric relay?

Oct 03 2013 10:36 PM | DamirGTI in Engine Related

What's an Tachymetric relay and where can i find it ?  by DamirGTI              It’s an relay for fueling system control commonly used on early Bosch L/LE/LU/LH - Jetronic analogue engine management sys...

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Alloy polishing guide

Aug 16 2013 02:49 PM | 1 FAT PUG in Misc/General Technical

I found a rocker cover that pug_ham had spare which was sent to me and was asked if i could do a little how to guide on polishing alloy. Upon opening the parcel i was greeted by this nice little 8v rocker cover, looking a little sorry for itself ...

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My passenger electric window either goes up slo...

Apr 29 2013 07:28 PM | Simes in Body, Interior and ICE

My passenger electric window either goes up slowly or not at all, why is this? Have you ever gone to open your passenger window from the drivers side and find it travels very slowly; sometimes embarrassingly stops halfway. Before you attack t...

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