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FUBAR

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16,617 posts

121 months

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So, the new door seals have arrived. Despite a couple on here suggesting it might be difficult, I'm going to have a crack at replacing them in the next couple of weeks. Rubber hammer is ready and waiting smash

In other news, before I went to Spa last month I had the throttle pots and lambda sensors replaced. On the way to Spa the car developed another misfire under hard acceleration (didn't affect it at 150 plus leptons hehe). General consus (over a beer that evening) was that the new misfire is down to probably coil packs (possibly leads)

The legend that is M3John has very kindly offered (well, for the price a few pints of beer and a meal) to 'help me' (cough!) replace the coil packs (trying them first, as my car is prone to eating them) so people, what do I need to buy and best place to get them from? I've seen posts about just going to my local Citreon garage, but is this right??

Keithyboy

1,809 posts

153 months

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Yes hehe Did them myself on my old Cerb with Citroen parts in the past matey with no problems whatsoever. biggrin

FUBAR

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16,617 posts

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OK, so point me in the right direction of said parts please. Cant just rock up and ask for 'some black plastic things that stop my TVR from misfiring' wink

jackwibble

542 posts

42 months

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COIL PACKS
1996 Citroen ZX 1.6i [Citroen ZX 1.4/1.6/1.8/2.0 MULTIPOINT INJ] (2 required)
Euro Car Parts part number : 413545061
German, Swedish & French part number : N92512, Website number is 925PC0090
£30 inc. VAT @ 20%

There ya go Fubes easy peasy even for you biglaugh

FUBAR

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16,617 posts

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Good man thumbup
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jackwibble

542 posts

42 months

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Just save this link Fubes or use the alternative parts Wiki at the top of the Cerb Forum then you won't have to bother us again with your DIY questions biglaugh

http://www.alexjudd.com/cerbera/parts

djstevec

2,456 posts

57 months

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jackwibble said:
COIL PACKS
1996 Citroen ZX 1.6i [Citroen ZX 1.4/1.6/1.8/2.0 MULTIPOINT INJ] (2 required)
Euro Car Parts part number : 413545061
German, Swedish & French part number : N92512, Website number is 925PC0090
£30 inc. VAT @ 20%

There ya go Fubes easy peasy even for you biglaugh
I went for the red magnecor HT leads from ACT - about £110 if memory serves and had no problems with fitting or using....maybe worth changing big fuse as you're down there.

rev-erend

18,218 posts

167 months

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Guess Austec will be getting a call soon if you are at the DIY again.

Podie

41,218 posts

158 months

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rev-erend said:
Guess Austec will be getting a call soon if you are at the DIY again.
hehe

Mr Cerbera

3,469 posts

113 months

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Start tuning up that hair dryer first, Mate !
( Sorry, for door seals, not coils )


Edited by Mr Cerbera on Tuesday 2nd October 18:19

FUBAR

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djstevec said:
I went for the red magnecor HT leads from ACT - about £110 if memory serves and had no problems with fitting or using....maybe worth changing big fuse as you're down there.
I've got the red magnecors, have had them about 4 years, not had any trouble with them. Coil packs, on the other hand, are a different kettle of cod. I go through a pair every 18 months, which is why I'm heading down that route first.

Mr Cerbera

3,469 posts

113 months

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well, whilst we're on the subject,are there any recommendations for "Performance" coils for the Cerb ??

gruffalo

3,007 posts

109 months

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Mr Cerbera said:
well, whilst we're on the subject,are there any recommendations for "Performance" coils for the Cerb ??
I think I sent the wife in to get these fitted when we got married, seemed to work OK at first but then after a few years my life got less free for some reason???

morebeanz

3,085 posts

119 months

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hehe

FUBAR

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16,617 posts

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jackwibble said:
COIL PACKS
1996 Citroen ZX 1.6i [Citroen ZX 1.4/1.6/1.8/2.0 MULTIPOINT INJ] (2 required)
Euro Car Parts part number : 413545061
German, Swedish & French part number : N92512, Website number is 925PC0090
£30 inc. VAT @ 20%

There ya go Fubes easy peasy even for you biglaugh
£36.76 actually tongue out

Thanks Mr Wibble smile

ukkid35

2,172 posts

56 months

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Would be interesting to see who manufactures the GSF or ECP coil packs - can you see name on them?

FUBAR

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FYI the Euro Car Parts price was £18 each. The GSF price is £34 each

SporttiJanne

97 posts

34 months

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For your information: Bosch part number for this coil is: 0 221 503 025 (and the unit I have in my hand seems to be made China).
There are also Hella branded coils for the same purpose with a part number 5DA 749.475-021. This Hella was made in Italy.

HarryW

11,942 posts

152 months

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I recall that it's best with GSF/Euro CP to ask to sight the unit and packaging before parting with the cash if you can; made in France/China = it'll break within 6 months; made in Germany = good as it gets

Tanguero

3,968 posts

84 months

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I have had Euro Car Parts coils on mine for 4 years without any issue. Just as good as the Bosch ones.
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