Pug Life: 2. 309 + sassy plastic ear rings

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Re: Pug Life: 2. 309 GLD

Post by volvosneverdie » 26 Jul 2012 10:40 am

macplaxton wrote:You're right. It's all about the looking impressive. :wink:
Indeed. But I wouldn't resort to italics.
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Re: Pug Life: 2. 309 GLD

Post by Evoman » 28 Jul 2012 10:23 pm

Both cars are looking great :)

How similair are these to 205s? engine bay on 1.3 looks very similair to a 205 (ignoring the TU)
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Re: Pug Life: 2. 309 GLD

Post by Nimminz » 28 Jul 2012 11:02 pm

I always just thought they were a saloon version with a different badge.

Lovely looking cars, i actually have a spare front bumper if its of any use? Not a clue what condition its in lol.
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Re: Pug Life: 2. 309 GLD

Post by Evoman » 28 Jul 2012 11:23 pm

If you need anything ben, let me know as I have stripped 2x 205 in work, so we have alot of parts
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Re: Pug Life: 2. 309 GLD

Post by jtbo » 29 Jul 2012 09:59 am

For a moment I thought that it had started multiplying like single cell organism, but then I read the truth, got me worried for a moment there :lol:

AX would be really great, but so rare here, haven't seen one on road for years, very rare to see on sale either and at least nothing better than project state is not swapping hands. Rust did eat away all of those here.
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Re: Pug Life: 2. 309 GLD

Post by volvosneverdie » 29 Jul 2012 10:07 am

Evoman wrote:Both cars are looking great :)

How similair are these to 205s? engine bay on 1.3 looks very similair to a 205 (ignoring the TU)
They share a LOT of parts. They are just a bigger 205 really man yeah.
But obv no panels lights or screens transfer.
Evoman wrote:If you need anything ben, let me know as I have stripped 2x 205 in work, so we have alot of parts
Cheers man, dont think I need owt atm. Bound too at some point though.
jtbo wrote:For a moment I thought that it had started multiplying like single cell organism, but then I read the truth, got me worried for a moment there :lol:
Well I think it might be a long time until you see 3 together. So maybe VERY slow multiplying organism.
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Re: Pug Life: 2. 309 GLD

Post by jtbo » 30 Jul 2012 04:38 pm

volvosneverdie wrote:
jtbo wrote:For a moment I thought that it had started multiplying like single cell organism, but then I read the truth, got me worried for a moment there :lol:
Well I think it might be a long time until you see 3 together. So maybe VERY slow multiplying organism.
In eyes of Mr Everest, diesel pug is as fast as a lightning :D

Anyway that is one of the best looking Peugeot models and those wheels are indeed perfect, as those cars don't weight nothing or at least almost nothing, they have relatively small frontal area, they might be really good victims for extreme aerodynamic modifications to make them go close to 100mpg.
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Re: Pug Life: 2. 309 GLD

Post by macplaxton » 30 Jul 2012 05:11 pm

jtbo wrote: they might be really good victims for extreme aerodynamic modifications to make them go close to 100mpg.
like the Peugeot Vera Plus?
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Re: Pug Life: 2. 309 GLD

Post by volvosneverdie » 30 Jul 2012 05:40 pm

macplaxton wrote:
jtbo wrote: they might be really good victims for extreme aerodynamic modifications to make them go close to 100mpg.
like the Peugeot Vera Plus?
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Re: Pug Life: 2. 309 GLD

Post by volvosneverdie » 30 Jul 2012 05:45 pm

Peugeot Vera Profil:

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Re: Pug Life: 2. 309 GLD

Post by thododd » 30 Jul 2012 05:50 pm

Citroen did an ax eco diesel (ultra smooth lightweight carbon body with standard mechanicals) that did 100mpg :D

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Re: Pug Life: 2. 309 GLD

Post by jtbo » 30 Jul 2012 06:57 pm

thododd wrote:Citroen did an ax eco diesel (ultra smooth lightweight carbon body with standard mechanicals) that did 100mpg :D
It had small NA diesel in it from my memory, with today's turbo technology it could have even smaller diesel engine and have performance + 100mpg. It still had room for improvement in aerodynamics wise.

Also that Vera could be improved, imo. Rear window angle is too steep, that is why there is that small wing, to catch the air and make less drag, but with proper angled rear section it could be quite bit better.

Ditch the mirrors, use cameras.

Full wheel covers, rear and front.

Flow separators near tail light area, like in Volt (I guess Ampera has them too? Some other cars have them also integrated to tail light design).

Shave handles, minor effect, raise rear of bonnet and close gaps.

Behind wheel you need kind of tail to reduce drag, that has quite good amount of effect too.

Most stuff has been known from 1940's, rarely applied fully because practicality/aesthetics.

Some small kubota diesel turbo charged with start + stop system, human operated or automatic should help to reach far better than 100mpg, imo. That is highway use of course.

Americans use stuff like Coroplast to make those aerodynamic parts for their vehicles.
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Re: Pug Life: 2. 309 GLD

Post by volvosneverdie » 07 Aug 2012 08:14 pm

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Re: Pug Life: 2. 309 GLD

Post by MCHUDD » 07 Aug 2012 08:31 pm

Hi Ben.
Love the sun roof. I had one on my old GLT and loved it.
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Re: Pug Life: 2. 309 GLD

Post by volvosneverdie » 07 Aug 2012 08:36 pm

MCHUDD wrote:Hi Ben.
Love the sun roof. I had one on my old GLT and loved it.
Cheers Mark.
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We even had some sun to go with it today!
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