Automotive

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While I wouldn’t consider myself to be a thoroughbred petrol head, I’ve had more than a few Automotive adventures. Be it fighting off the hands of time from my Citroen BX, to tinkering with my Land Rover, there’s always something going on with cars. Here you can catch up on my latest Automotive Articles.

My most recent Automotive articles

  • Citroën BX – Cleaning the Engine and Gearbox
    5 min read I don’t think I’ve ever ever seen such filth under the hood of a car. Its time for cleaning the engine, before tearing it down.
  • Citroën BX – The Mi16 Engine Removal
    4 min read Perhaps not a conventional start, my first task on this restoration is the removal of the engine so I can work on it in the warm garage.
  • Citroën BX – The History of G553 XPO
    4 min read Having recently bought a new Citroën BX 16Valve project, I’ve had a look back over its 31year history. XPO certainly has a story to tell.
  • Citroën BX – A New Restoration Project
    7 min read Ready for the next Automotive Adventure, an opportunity came about I couldn’t resist. Now I have a new Citroën BX 16Valve restoration project
  • Citroën BX – Purple Rain Wheel Cleaner
    4 min read I’m not a big car detailing (or even washing) fan, but when the filth builds up, I use Autobrite Purple Rain wheel cleaner
  • Blue Light Installation
    4 min read To support the excellent CSI Basics charity, I help their volunteers with blue light installation to get them to incidents quickly and safely. I’ll do practically anything for Haribo!
  • Citroën BX – Paper Tax Disc
    3 min read The paper tax disc is more than a nostalgic record of the car tax. It’s a reminder of the upcoming MOT and a trophy of a year on the road.
  • Fiat X1/9 – Cleaned up and shipped out
    4 min read It seems like less than 2 months since it was collected, but after it was professionally cleaned, it was ready to be shipped to Australia

Most Recent Land Rover Articles

  • Retrofit – Freelander2 Reversing Camera
    7 min read Do I need a reversing camera? Probably not. But having retrofit one to the Freelander2 and I’m glad that I did!
  • Workshop – Making Roof Bar Storage
    4 min read After falling over the Freelander2 roof bars one too many times, it was time to make some roof bar storage. Fire up the welder!
  • Retrofit – Freelander 2 Dimming Rearview Mirror
    5 min read Long commutes in the dark, with bright lights behind, are no good for my eyes. The solution, retrofit of a Freelander dimming rearview mirror.
  • SDD – Battery Support Unit
    7 min read Using a diagnostic tool puts a big load on the car battery. To avoid damage you should use a battery support unit. But what is it, and why is it needed?
  • Symptom Driven Diagnostic (SDD) – Diagnostic Adapter
    6 min read Land Rovers of a certain age eventually cry out for a diagnostic session. With dealer diagnostic sessions costing as much as £145 per hour, you may want to DIY. This will put you on the slippery slope of the Land Rover Symptom Driven Diagnostic (SDD) system and diagnostic adapter. In this series of articles, we…

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