Let's try this again...
I hope all is well.
Thankfully the problem with the 308 was nothing more that a buggered exhaust manifold. I have attached a pic of the offending item
Anyhow, I unfortunately have been under the whip so left it for some time and only picked her up this morning.
All seems to be going great - temp and all and revving very sweetly.
Holding thimbs for no more issues.
Current: '81 308 GTSi; '81 Porsche 911 Turbo, '70 Porsche 911E, '94 Lamborghini Diablo VT; '00 Porsche 996 GT3; '07 Aston Martin Vantage
Ferrari: '81 308 GTSi
Porsche: '68 911S; '73 911 RS Rep; '81 911SC; '84 Carrera; '87 928S4;
Other: '04 Subaru WRX