cheers all, I needed that... :)
(though I must say I think a puddle gets on the less sensitive
underside, and gets more diffused momentary splaterings, and not a
concentrated continous pour on a specific engine part, but, I shall
now officially give it a rest...).
to give a nice touch to this post, this mechanic, whom all in all I do
like and appreciate, helped me in a very cool way:
we have 2 ZX's, both identical year/make. mine has less feel in the
steering. I'm a steering maniac (ideally would have the feel of a
tractor. very un-citroen of me) i aske the mechanic if at least he
could lower the amount of the assist from the power steering, he did,
by putting some kind of spacer between the power and the steering
result: way better, more feel. very cool on his part (not sure
everyone would have known to do this).