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It's alive!

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Amazingly and against my expectations, it seems like my BX survived the operation. After a bit of cranking and a lot of smoke it now runs rather smoothly.

So I had to remove the head three times - which I find is a rather back breaking ordeal - but in the end and for now, it seems like it's allright.

Tomorrow I'll put it back on it's feet and take a spin. I hope there wont be a an aftermath.

Thanks to everyone who helped!


I'll grab myself a beer now.
Carl

1989 TRD "Entreprise" Turbo Diesel
1989 16 Valve
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Parts needed:
- One black leather headrest.
- FDV overhaul kit (95.669.034)
Please contact me through PN if you have any of this.

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Post by TB2 »

Yep, seems to be running just fine...


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1989 TRD "Entreprise" Turbo Diesel
1989 16 Valve
---
Parts needed:
- One black leather headrest.
- FDV overhaul kit (95.669.034)
Please contact me through PN if you have any of this.

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Post by Oscar »

*warm fuzzy feeling*

*only slight alloyed with jealousy*
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Post by toddao »

Well done Carl - were you still fiddling with it during this last week of +30°? You should have been in that small pond in the background! :D

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That small pond is lake zurich... :lol:

Yeah I worked on it whenever I had the time. Next up is a simple oil change and then I will probably flush the LHM system, I've got that hydrorincage on my shelf for like two years now. Winter's at the door step so I doubt I'll fiddle with the A/C.
Carl

1989 TRD "Entreprise" Turbo Diesel
1989 16 Valve
---
Parts needed:
- One black leather headrest.
- FDV overhaul kit (95.669.034)
Please contact me through PN if you have any of this.

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Fond memories of Lake Zurich, whereabouts was that piccy taken?
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The picture was taken on a Hill in the 'Zürcher Oberland' near the south end of the Lake
Carl

1989 TRD "Entreprise" Turbo Diesel
1989 16 Valve
---
Parts needed:
- One black leather headrest.
- FDV overhaul kit (95.669.034)
Please contact me through PN if you have any of this.

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Is that the Rapperswil end?
2002 C5 2.0 HDI Estate - Jasmine - Now SORN
2011 Mini Cooper D Clubman - SOLD
2016 Mercedes A180D Sport - Auto refinement
1992 TZD Turbo - Bluebell - My daily
1991 Gti 16V - Blaze - crash damaged, will get repaired.
1990 Gti 8Valve SOLD - looks like it's been scrapped
2002 Mini Cooper S - SOLD - i miss this car
1992 TXD - Scrapped in March 2014
1988 CX 25 GTI Turbo2 - SORN
1996 - AX Memphis 1.5D - Dream - SORN

I'm not just a username, i'm also called Matthew.

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MULLEY wrote:Is that the Rapperswil end?
exactly!
Carl

1989 TRD "Entreprise" Turbo Diesel
1989 16 Valve
---
Parts needed:
- One black leather headrest.
- FDV overhaul kit (95.669.034)
Please contact me through PN if you have any of this.

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Have you ever been to the Alpamare (probably spelt it wrong?), its that swimming complex that has all the water slides & outdoor pools etc?
2002 C5 2.0 HDI Estate - Jasmine - Now SORN
2011 Mini Cooper D Clubman - SOLD
2016 Mercedes A180D Sport - Auto refinement
1992 TZD Turbo - Bluebell - My daily
1991 Gti 16V - Blaze - crash damaged, will get repaired.
1990 Gti 8Valve SOLD - looks like it's been scrapped
2002 Mini Cooper S - SOLD - i miss this car
1992 TXD - Scrapped in March 2014
1988 CX 25 GTI Turbo2 - SORN
1996 - AX Memphis 1.5D - Dream - SORN

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Yeah I've been there a couple of times. The slides are quite nice and I love the hot outside pools :) Pretty sweet at night, with the steam rising through the darkness.
Carl

1989 TRD "Entreprise" Turbo Diesel
1989 16 Valve
---
Parts needed:
- One black leather headrest.
- FDV overhaul kit (95.669.034)
Please contact me through PN if you have any of this.

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I used to enjoy the hot pool outside & they had a small one at the end which was like a large bathtub size which was at air temp, so you'd dive into this freezing water & jump back into the hot one :lol:
2002 C5 2.0 HDI Estate - Jasmine - Now SORN
2011 Mini Cooper D Clubman - SOLD
2016 Mercedes A180D Sport - Auto refinement
1992 TZD Turbo - Bluebell - My daily
1991 Gti 16V - Blaze - crash damaged, will get repaired.
1990 Gti 8Valve SOLD - looks like it's been scrapped
2002 Mini Cooper S - SOLD - i miss this car
1992 TXD - Scrapped in March 2014
1988 CX 25 GTI Turbo2 - SORN
1996 - AX Memphis 1.5D - Dream - SORN

I'm not just a username, i'm also called Matthew.