September 2018

WANTED

WANTED I am looking for a rear torsion bar for a 2000 Peugeot 306 2.0 petrol; rego is ZG6001 Lawrence Woodhouse, ph 03 548 2619 or nelbrakes AT xtra.co DOT nz  

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President’s Ramble – September 2018

Like last August, I am going to make this brief. We have had the AGM and nothing changed except that Don and Wynne have both given notice that this will be their last year on the committee.  Nobody has yet volunteered to replace them, so you have a year to get yourself ready for nomination.  […]

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My experiences with the 403 by John Grant

The Peugeot 403  This is one of the most under rated cars of all time. The 203 looks sufficiently different to have already become a collector’s item, but the 403s seem to be just fading away, unappreciated.  This seems odd when you consider that over 1000 were assembled here in NZ by 1962 at the […]

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A fix for that dreaded antipollution fault? by Merrick Hilton

This article appeared in the Australian August 2017 issue of TORQUE and appeared to be relevant to us as well. My 2002 406HDi manual wagon has generally been free of any major faults during its life of 500,000 kms. Although the vehicle has had regular and attentive maintenance every 10,000kms it was not unexpected, given […]

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Helpful Hint on Electric cars

BUYING ELECTRIC? If you are thinking of going the fashionable way and buying an electric vehicle, you may find the article `SWITCHED ON’ by Rachel Ellis in the Autumn 2018 issue of the magazine ‘AA DIRECTIONS’ has some good advice about what you should check before buying. It includes specifics on prices – for both […]

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