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  1. SRDT

    What did you do today?

    Pretty clever but it could only work as long as the test guy doesn't notice ; if he is that friendly then one way to pass is to test another car.
  2. SRDT

    What did you do today?

    France is planning to crank it up again in 2022 with a NOx test. At this time maybe I will need some trickery to make it pass.
  3. SRDT

    What did you do today?

    Yesterday my 309 turbo diesel was due to technical inspection, 455000 km (282724 miles), original engine and tighter rules for smoke opacity test... what could go wrong anyway? As it turns out french diesel emission rules for a 1991 car are not that hard to satisfy: no cat, no EGR, no ODB and even more leeway for turbo. So I'm good for at least two more years.
  4. SRDT

    What did you do today?

    Grandpa had Alfetta GT seats, with both the Alfa and Lada tilt mechanism as far as I remember. With the 605 ones you may need to keep the Lada mechanism but with 405 ones I know for sure that you can use the 205/309 tilt mechanism as Peugeot did it with the 309. The 605 seats share some parts but may be wider than the 405 ones.
  5. SRDT

    What did you do today?

    The guy mostly wanted the 5 speed but finally the twin cam also ended under the hood. Probably quite a bit of fun with the short gears at a red light. A few years later grandpa bought his first Niva, too bad that the 132 wasn't still rotting in the backyard.
  6. SRDT

    What did you do today?

    Fast for a Niva, and for the early 80'. At that time there wasn't that much 4WD cars around.
  7. SRDT

    What did you do today?

    Back in the day grandpa had sold his rotten Fiat 132 to a Niva owner, must have been a really fast Niva with twin cam and 5 speed.
  8. SRDT

    What did you do today?

    I remember replacing a whining gearbox after years of towing an overloaded trailer, it can be done with the exhaust in place so not too much hassle. The funny thing was when we find out that there is two Lada 5 speed gearboxes and we couldn't find anything but the wrong one.
  9. SRDT

    Fixing my 1987 505 STI

    The Kiekert should use CR1/3N batteries, maybe even two of them looking at how it is inside.
  10. SRDT

    Fixing my 1987 505 STI

    On mine it's on the bottom part, "NEIMAN" on this side and "PLIP" on the other. Can you take pictures of the inside?
  11. SRDT

    What did you do today?

    The Niva I was talking about had LPG with carb, with no accelerator pump it was really awfull. Also valve seats may not like the dry LPG.
  12. SRDT

    Fixing my 1987 505 STI

    Is your remote entry fob a Neiman or a Kiekert? The Neiman one need 3x V13GA/LR44/A76. The Kiekert one need 1x CR1/3N
  13. Pininfarina must have used many locally sourced parts.
  14. SRDT

    What did you do today?

    Just by looking at it I can remember the smell and the transmission noise. Do you plan to put a XU inside?
  15. This also works the other way around, with an old stiff diaphragm it's hard to build boost and there is no smoke. I can't remember by how much but fuel economy was improved when the stiff diaphragm of my Lucas pump was replaced.
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