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1990 Peugeot 205 1.8 XLD


Why do I do this to myself?

1.8 litres of pure, naturally aspirated, diesel-fuelled, passive-aggressive french horsepower. A whole 59 of those horsepowers, infact. It looks like shit but it has absolutely no rust.


It’s a 205, it’s COOL :smiley:


The era when peugeot made good looking cars :slight_smile:


Absolute win, I still want a go. This’ll be a great car.


205, diesel, what’s not to like? :stuck_out_tongue: Nice.


Oof, welcome to the diesel life, you can finally call yourself a man amongst petrol children now :stuck_out_tongue:


Just a question, why took a diesel?
In france, car guys doesn’t like diesel because there was a propagand in the 70’s when we went to the nuclear (so we had to sold out what we call “fioul”, it’s diesel, because electricity is now made from nuclear station instead of petrol station) and a majority of car sold in France are diesel, exept from 2017, because there is lot of scandals about it haha^^

Anyway, I don’t like it in cars, I had a peugeot 206 HDI and it was soooo slow and boring haha, I prefer the sound of my micra engine :stuck_out_tongue: It was a good car anyway, exept for the electronics who caused the death of the car!


Well, there’s at least one positive I can see with the old XUD in this 205 then…


I sincerely wish you all the best with getting this pug back into shape. Hmu if you sell it :wink:


I prefer the 205 as the 206 in lot of point.
The 205 is unkillable, no electronics and the diesel can run over 500 000 kms with a basic care. The 206 will probably have stupid problem only because early 2000’s was a disaster with electronic in cars :frowning:


To be honest, I’d have been happy with any engine. However, I think the 1.8 NA diesel is the most “interesting” choice. While it is not powerful, it still propels the car well due to the car’s low weight. The main motive for buying this one, however, was the complete lack of rust. I have not seen a single spot of rust on this car yet whatsoever. I’ll go over it more when it gets delivered to me.


Considering the last car he tried to fix up and ended up selling, you’ll likely get a good deal from him. :wink:


I suspect the guy that bought that might not call it such a good deal, given that he ended up stripping it for bits because it was so knackered. :laughing:


Are you guys doubting his ability?

Wherever would get such notions…