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    Default The Thread of excellent threads!

    The Special Tool Thread: The "Special Tool" thread

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    The Car Manual Thread: The manual thread

    The List of Citroen Parts and Services: Citroen Parts & Service List?

    Rogers rebuilding a DS19 engine thread: DS19 engine reconditioning

    GibGibs 2cv restoration: 2CV Chassis Replacement

    Gerrys CX restoration: Gerry's CX Restoration--restored pics

    La Parisians DS21 BVH : 1969 DS21 BVH restoration

    mberrys 1968 DS21 : Ds21 1968

    Greenbloods DS restoration: GreenBlood’s D(very)Special Rejuvenation 2009>

    DoubleChevron's '63 ID19 Rebuild Is this the best project car you have ever seen?

    Greenbloods Dashboard rejuvenation:
    binnacle: GreenBlood’s D(very)Special Rejuvenation 2009>
    radio: D Model Radio Solution.
    dashboard: GreenBlood’s D(very)Special Rejuvenation 2009>

    Was after some info on seals etc. recently and tracked these three down:
    Hydraulic Pump exploration (Pottsy's home 7-piston seal kit)
    Canola Oil ... (... and when not to)
    Relacement seals and engine on old ID (Useful info for LHS>LHM etc.)

    Citroen C5 stuck in park: C5 Help urgent with auto gearshift

    Short thread on Eolys for C5:
    Correct EOLYS for my C5?
    Last edited by DoubleChevron; 30th September 2015 at 11:01 AM.
    'Cit' homepage:
    Citroen Workshop
    Proper cars--
    '85 Series II CX2500 GTi Turbo I
    '63 ID19 http://www.aussiefrogs.com/forum/citro%EBn-forum/90325-best-project-car-you-have-ever-seen.html
    '72 DS21 ie 5spd pallas (last looked at ... about 15years ago)
    '78 GS1220 pallas
    '92 Range Rover Classic ... 5spd manual.

    Yay ... No Slugomatics


    Modern Junk:
    '07 Poogoe 407 HDi 6spd manual

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    If anyone knows of a good thread we should include here .... and can actually find it Just add a message here, and I'll add it to the list

    seeya,
    Shane L.
    'Cit' homepage:
    Citroen Workshop
    Proper cars--
    '85 Series II CX2500 GTi Turbo I
    '63 ID19 http://www.aussiefrogs.com/forum/showthread.php?t=90325
    '72 DS21 ie 5spd pallas (last looked at ... about 15years ago)
    '78 GS1220 pallas
    '92 Range Rover Classic ... 5spd manual.

    Yay ... No Slugomatics


    Modern Junk:
    '07 Poogoe 407 HDi 6spd manual

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    Threads re battery connected backwards / reverse polarity and BSI/ECU damage ...
    Incorrectly connected battery - Now no crank, no start - 2007 407 2L HDI


    C5 HDi 2.0 (01-05) electric fuel pump engine fuse box repair in this thread:
    HDI C5 wont start

    C5/C4/C4 Picasso 2.0HDi DW10B RHR in VIN loss of power - turbo vacuum pipe Y-piece:
    C5 power down
    Applies to all C5 facelift and early X7, C4 and Picasso with 2.0HDi RHR engine and AM6 auto.
    Also applies to 307, 407 with 2.0HDi RHR engine auto or manual.

    C2/C3/Pluriel Sensodrive threads
    Any sensodrive experts? Mechanic recommendations??
    See links in this thread re Sensodrive and some other Pluriel topics:
    Citroen pluriel gearbox

    C5 (01-08) hatch/boot doesn't open or opens by itself (=bad switch pad):
    Boot keeps opening on C5
    (Not to be confused with the C5 wagon (01-05, maybe to 08) tailgate glass that doesn't open because the printed circuit in the glass has gone bad. There may be a thread on that, but the fix is a bypass wire tapes to the glass. There was a Citroen kit.)

    C5 (01-08) Front window reg: Power window failure
    C5 (01-08) broken door handles Door Handles Broken inside and out

    C5 X7 (08+) Door mirror repair: Citroen C5 X7 door wing mirror
    Last edited by David S; 4th May 2018 at 10:51 AM.

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    Useful Traction threads:
    Slough Traction interior lamps PLUS Slough tail light lens vs L741 often used (2017):
    Late english / slough traction interior light lenses?
    11BL Gearbox overhaul (Shane 2016):
    Finally ... Repairing a traction gearbox.
    4-speed TA gearbox: TA 4 speed

    Thoughts on buying a DS23 Auto (2017):
    Potential purchase of a DS 23 1974 Pallas Auto...would appreciate some info.

    Some useful information on the DS power rack:
    Hoogy's DS 23 Pallas

    DS suspension issues, including choppy ride, stuck up and the wire in DS hydraulic pipes:
    2005: DS Ups & Downs
    2013: Stuck: front suspension stuck on high
    DS lost her bounce
    DS height corrector to anti roll bar connection
    DS is leaning to the left

    DS Spheres: DS spheres

    Consider replacing DS 2-piece accumulator spheres and servicing the regulator:
    DS/D Special - failed two piece accumulator sphere

    DS door assembly and window glass adjustment:
    DS19 windows roll up too far
    D Special door pockets

    DS (and GS CX etc.) wheel, hydraulic and minor parts paint info:
    Paint Codes for DS Roof/Wheels
    What Paint For DS Hydraulic Parts?
    DS engine bay brown colour code

    Discussions about the DS headlight bucket colour and wheel paint (critical topics!):
    2011: AC colour code for 68 DS 21 wheels
    2018: A tangent in this thread. Read from here, with more in mid-March 2018 ...
    My new purchase. 1974 Citroen D Special
    Headlight glass rubber: Late D headlamps rubber strips
    (Note 5/18 you can now buy both rubber strips as repro parts)

    CX Body colours as part of a useful site re the CX (French) (External site link)
    http://generationcx.chez.com/unlarge...uancierhtm.htm
    DS Body/trim colours (External site): Le nuancier, pictures of every Citroen DS ID colours colors
    ... including information on Australian and Heidelberg cars direct page links:
    Citroen DS in Australia and Citroën ID 19 Parisienne Australia

    CX A/C: Citroen CX Air Cond Options
    Step up idle (2018): CX S1 A/C and C-matic carburettor fast-idle circuit
    CX C-matic oil etc. (2018): c-matic maintenance...

    DS A/C
    York A/C Citroen DS
    DS21 Air Conditioner

    DS Electricals
    These threads will help on fitting a modern regulator inside the old black case on the battery:
    2016: DS voltage regulator wiring
    2011: using a modern voltage regulator in the DS
    Re BVH wand start and rectifier wiring:
    2011: In trouble again- DS electrics!

    ID/DS Jaeger clocks (2011-2017):
    Jaeger DS Clock

    Dealing with an insurer. Relates to hail damage Sydney Feb 2017.
    Hail damaged C5 potential write off

    XM/605 V6 (PRV / ES9) oil choices, capacities and PRV V6 dipstick measurements:
    PRV Bearings - Durability

    A thread (with linked threads) regarding the brake valve in Xantia, XM, most BX and probably CX post-82"
    Citroen Xantia Brake Control Valve Leak

    Xantia/XM strut top topics:
    Removing Xantia strut tops
    Some pictures of Xantia strut tops here:
    My XM has landed

    XM PRV V6 head gasket replacement on 1994 model:
    Xm - head gasket job
    PRV head bolt torque: PRV head bolt torque

    XM coolant reservoir: XM coolant reservoir
    XM PRV V6 4HP18 governor seals. In situ repair. May also apply to Peugeot 605 V6.
    XM V6 4HP18 Governor seals

    Useful C4 threads, some applying to others:
    C4 1.6 HDi - considering purchasing - advice on engine & vehicle in general.
    Bungling Amateurs, C4 HDI injector, please help
    Dealing with a failed DV6 turbo - links to other threads in included in this one:
    Getting to know my new 07 C4 HDi - with your help please
    Buying a C4 VTS with links to a couple of other useful threads:
    Purchasing C4 VTS

    Cleaning sticky soft-feel coated plastics in C5 (ad others), such as underdash etc..
    C5 sticky plastic dashboard?
    Click through to the linked thread with additional information.
    Can apply to any make or model using sprayed on soft feel interior coatings.

    A long thread that may assist with the AL4, or maybe just provide a lot of reading around the topic ...
    03 Citroen C5 2.0 HDI auto HELP
    That thread relates to an early C5 HDi, but there the material applies to others.

    Another early C5 HDi long thread that ended in a partial rebuild using parts from another AL4 gearbox:
    Update on C5 non starter
    followed by ...
    AL4 converter query
    and the follow on thread re the AL4 C&P. Link to useful manuals in post#12 if not already found elsewhere
    URGENT: Final drive needed 25x68 from 2L HDI AL4

    C4/C5/C6 Eolys variations and refilling:
    Lexia and EOLYS?
    Correct EOLYS for my C5?


    On changing the Al4 fluid. Original pictures were lost. There may be a better guide now.
    Please re-post C5 AL4 transmission refilling guide

    Al4 in C5 no reverse (very short thread):
    citroen C5 with AL4 no reverse

    Changing the C5 dash cluster 2001-2004. Same technique, but different cluster 2005-2008 (pre-X7)
    How to replace a C5 speedo and rev counter?
    Last edited by David S; 15th May 2018 at 09:42 PM.

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    74 D(very Special) >>Rejuvenation Thread<<
    08 C5 X7 HDi very Noir



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    The Déesse has all the characteristics of one of those objects fallen from another universe that fed the mania for novelty in the eighteenth century and a similar mania expressed by modern science fiction: the Déesse is first and foremost the new Nautilus.

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    TAV transmission rebuild
    Finally ... Repairing a traction gearbox.

    Early DS water pump/low pressure pump rebuild
    DS19 early water punp/hydraulic pump rebuild
    Cheers,
    John T.

    54 TAV Legere; 61DS19 LHM BVH (son's); 71DS21 BVH; 73SM 3.0; 73SM EFI (Megasquirt); 73SM 3.0 (other son's)

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