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February 13, 2018

In mid-January 2018 my friend Christy Mereigh and I set off from Vancouver BC, Canada on a quest to meet the owner of a Renault Dauphine 1093 (rally version) buy it if possible.  It was not for sale and we knew that the prospect was a long shot.  The car is located in...

May 3, 2017

Clement Pigott, an active le Club 404 member, has recently relocated to the Los Angeles area and has been working diligently on the renovation of his white1967 cabriolet injection himself.  His car hadn't been driven in a long while, but was in tact and in relatively g...

May 2, 2017

We are happy to report that our Club order for the special castor based SAE 90 oil for 404 differentials arrived from France.  Unfortunately, it sold out quickly as we only had a limited quantity.  If you are interested, let us know and we will arrange for a new order...

March 9, 2017

During our New England winter Cabriolet hibernation, there are a few projects worth tackling.  I had a problem with my windshield wiper motor slowing or laboring (not that we drive in the rain often, but..it happens).  

I recently removed the wiper motor...

March 1, 2017

On left, typical 404 sedan rear axle / differential with fill plug on top and drain plug on bottom (Do not need to remove 4 bolted plate unless leaking).  On right, cleaned Cabriolet rear axle/differential with top fill plug removed and rear plate removed (bottom drain...

February 27, 2017

In 1955 while still in love with my one year old Raleigh Lenten Sports bicycle with Sturmy Archer gears, Dad introduced me to a second love - cars!  He did this by parking our new Lincoln Premiere, a  'ginormous' car, in our driveway and attracting neighbors like flies...

February 23, 2017

Overview of Peugeot 404 ownership in the United States and Canada. Anecdotes about Peugeot 404 North America owners and trends we find here.

February 1, 2017

My Dad purchased his new 1966 Peugeot 404C Cabriolet from European Automotive Distributors in Norfok, VA.  I was born in 1962, so what I know of it's origin depends on what I can remember of his recollections in my youth, as he died in 2000.

 Mac with his paternal grand...

February 1, 2017

Many former and present 404 owners in the US and Canada historically used White Post Restoration in Virginia to rebuild their hydrovacs.  However, they stopped rebuilding 404 hydros some 5 years ago when they could no longer reliably source components.

Recently, h...

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