RJ getting worked on today :)
Fresh oil and OEM Peugeot filter with brass crush ring, brake bleed/flush with DOT 3, wheels re-torqued to proper spec (wildly overtightened), headlight re-attached and zip-tied and connected so now it actually works, hazards switch cleaned up and repaired (it was stuck on and blew a fuse)…
RJ getting worked on today :)
Just a Peugeot 205 GTI 1.6 by a coastal artillery battery in Fort Monroe, Virginia.
Here is a very cool video for the new Peugeot 208 GTI 30th, the special edition that commemorates the 30th anniversary since the launch of the 205 GTI 1.6.
Exactly one weekend ago I embarked on a 650 km trip from the small town of Benneveld in the Dutch country side, to my German hometown of Ansbach. It was my first journey with my new car, a 1988 Peugeot 205 GTI. Below is the (lengthy) story of how I got here.
I wonder if Peugeot ever made a dime in each Peugeot 205 CTI they sold. I say this because this is how the car was made: each body started life as a run of the mill hard top hatchback, just like any other 205, in Sochaux, France. The blank bodies where then removed from the production line, put into rail cars and…
Got a set of four all season tires (it rains a lot here in Germany) in 185/60-14 today for 120 Euro, mounted and balanced on my new Peugeot "Pepper Pot" wheels.
Through the German forum frenchclassics.de, a meeting place for German French car lovers (yes there are loads of them), I met a guy named Axel. He lives a half hour from my home, and casually told me he had some parts I was looking for my 1989 Peugeot 205 CTI.
Hey, remember this video from late January of a French gentleman who took his 21-year-old diesel Citroën shopping car around the fearsome Nordschleife faster than Jeremy Clarkson could in a twin-turbo Jaguar? If not, then watch it. I'll wait..................... Hey, remember that Citroën you just saw on YouTube nine…
... for free!
I took her out and had fun with her...
I drove 360 km on the A6 Autobahn today, and it was madness! Lots of traffic, accidents, trucks, speeds all over the place. It sucked!
I had a light fender bender (no pun intended) today.
I leave you with 1979 Renault R17 Gordini.
Just a 2000 Peugeot 406 Coupé legally registered in Indiana.
This documentary retraces the history of one of France's most iconic cars. All in French, no subtitles, but if you love French cars vous aussi, pouvez probablement connaître le français
Mobil 1 10w30 and Mann filter on the CTI today!
and repost for the weekday crowd - some weekend ramplings on the interweb.
Will be long and uninteresting for most of you, so here's a nice pic for your clicking troubles.
Carlos Tavares, who was recently ousted from Renault by Sir Carlos Lannister Ghosn might have found a new gig.
Winter is right around the corner and soon we will have snow on the ground. Today is after October 1, which means I am supposed to have winter tires on, but hey! My summer tires are still on, and the roads are still dry, the snow is not supposed to start until nest week.