Octopus wanted for Meteor

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Octopus wanted for Meteor

Post by peterwight » Tue Sep 25, 2018 1:29 pm

Please search your unwanted kit for this multi~limbed junction box/return valve in the BX hydraulic sysrem. My Meteor has sprung a leak, and I'm effectively off the road. I don't know if they're all the same (please advise) but the Meteor is a 1.9 non-turbo diesel. Thanks in advance. Peter Also at 07580 805727
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Re: Octopus wanted for Meteor

Post by Defender110 » Tue Sep 25, 2018 1:47 pm

You can get new repro ones from Chevronics I believe.

http://www.chevronics.co.uk/product-cat ... ydraulics/
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Re: Octopus wanted for Meteor

Post by peterwight » Tue Sep 25, 2018 2:02 pm

Dear Defender, just the news I needed. Chevronics can supply, although I'll have to wait a few weeks for their next batch (of 2 hundred). Members please note; you need to ring them. I'd have given up had I relied on the website. By the way, that wing mirror I bought from you on-spec came in handy soon afterwards. Thank you. PW
A BX fan since buying a 1983 1.6 in 1987 and subsequently a 1.9GTi, three 16valvers and a diesel Meteor. Their deaths have us done parted, save for one 16V sold for restoration, hopefully underway.

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Re: Octopus wanted for Meteor

Post by rutter123 » Fri Sep 28, 2018 11:07 am

Still available from Citroen I believe, if you google the part number you should find plenty NOS at around £68-80
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Re: Octopus wanted for Meteor

Post by Defender110 » Fri Sep 28, 2018 1:09 pm

I thought they had been N/A for a few years at Citroen hence Chevronics having them reproduced?
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Re: Octopus wanted for Meteor

Post by rutter123 » Sat Sep 29, 2018 11:28 am

96030258 is the part number
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Re: Octopus wanted for Meteor

Post by Tim Leech » Thu Nov 29, 2018 4:32 pm

Citroen ran out last year I think hence why Rob had them remade.
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