The TXD Turbot trouncer

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Re: The TXD Turbot trouncer

Post by mat_fenwick » Thu Oct 17, 2013 10:05 am

saintjamesy89 wrote:Anyone know what the round thingy is?
Flame trap in the crankcase breather.
saintjamesy89 wrote:I also had a look at looking at the boost compensator thingy on the pump. How on earth do you investigate this? Unless there is a bolt/nut or something under the end cap I couldn't see any way of taking it apart. One thing I did notice though, is that the whole module would rotate a little when I was putting the hose back on - this can't be good?
Any chance of a photo? Can't remember which pump you have, or indeed what the Lucas pumps look like! Reasonably familiar with the Bosch ones though as both my BX and the van have them.
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Re: The TXD Turbot trouncer

Post by BX Bandit » Thu Oct 17, 2013 4:35 pm

All turbo diesels pass oil into the the breather system. So long as you are not getting more than a tablespoon full between services it's not much to worry about.
It's something that seems to get worse with the age of the car. Poor turbo oil seals are normally named as the culprit but I'd of thought that the pressure from the cold side would push it through to the hot side and out through the exhaust.
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Re: The TXD Turbot trouncer

Post by BX4X4X2 » Wed Nov 27, 2013 9:47 pm

Hi all, just thought I`d update this,
the TXD lives another on :) , new MOT this afternoon after sorting welding, front brakes, exhaust (typically I could only find a 16v back box so tailpipe sticks out from bumper) and various other bits. One thing I did find was that the rubber steering coupling had split and was spreading when you`d turn the steering - we used to change loads of these back in the day but is something that can be overlooked now. If I can get a picture of it and you can have a look and frighten yourselves.
Also got the temp gauges working and changed dashbulbs but have had little luck with the rev counter - I changed the sensor and tried another rev counter, nothing, then started it the other morning and it worked thought I`d switch it off and try it again and now nothing :?

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Re: The TXD Turbot trouncer

Post by Tinkley » Thu Nov 28, 2013 8:33 am

Chevronics stock new steering couplings if you neeed one. They are new too ie made this year or tail of last year so not old hardened rubber.

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Re: The TXD Turbot trouncer

Post by BX4X4X2 » Thu Nov 28, 2013 1:56 pm

Chevronics stock new steering couplings if you neeed one. They are new too ie made this year or tail of last year so not old hardened rubber.
Luckily we keep a few genuine ones in stock so was not too much of a problem and less than half the price. :D

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Re: The TXD Turbot trouncer

Post by mds141 » Thu Nov 28, 2013 2:21 pm

Barry Annels of 'Bourne Citroën' can source steering couplings as well.
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Re: The TXD Turbot trouncer

Post by saintjamesy89 » Fri Nov 29, 2013 9:18 am

Hooray! She lives! I'm very glad the old girl didn't get squashed, she drives and runs so well.
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