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    Yesterday, 09:57 PM
    4cvg replied to a thread 2CV tyres in CitroŽn Forum
    OK, a couple of things: First, the EU wet grip rating is only a wet braking rating according to a set protocol (& the score varies within a...
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    18th September 2018, 11:24 PM
    4cvg replied to a thread 2CV tyres in CitroŽn Forum
    On wet grip: Loads of tyres are fine in fairly steady state situations & adequately signal their problems as the loss-of-grip envelope is...
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    16th September 2018, 10:37 PM
    On size: consider an AGM ("absorbed glass mat") battery as a replacement. It's still lead/acid but "dry" & is more compact for a given CCA (& has...
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    16th September 2018, 02:15 PM
    4cvg replied to a thread 2CV tyres in CitroŽn Forum
    Why not call/contact Nankang & find out? Nankang Tyres | Nankang Tyres Australia In Tasmania, Sparco sell them but . . .. Given that the...
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    5th September 2018, 10:05 PM
    Um, rather a lot less effective than a properly adjusted 3 point fixed belt;. Yes a four point harness is better again (especially in lateral...
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    5th September 2018, 01:23 AM
    Obviously not. I spoke only of non pre-tensioner inertia reel belts (as I thought to be evident in context). I wouldn't be doing anything to a belt...
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    4th September 2018, 01:52 AM
    The reason that (known to be inferior) inertia reel belts, were introduced was indeed that the authorities judged (correctly) that incorrect &...
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    3rd September 2018, 03:23 AM
    A matter I'd ignore.
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    2nd September 2018, 09:52 PM
    Just a suggestion to anyone with inertia reel seatbelts. If you can feasibly fit non inertia reel belts (3 point manually adjustable lap sash) then I...
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    2nd September 2018, 09:47 PM
    Perhaps; but imagine Citroen doing this sort of thing (& a non-camper commercial version) as regular range items.
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    2nd September 2018, 08:30 PM
    so . . . . , a report on driving it on a twisty road would be nice.
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    2nd September 2018, 08:27 PM
    nice - ta
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    1st September 2018, 09:55 PM
    4cvg replied to a thread How good are R12's? in Renault Forum
    Not anything particularly to do with R12s but thematically related: When still at Renault (prior to his falling out with the other Carlos),...
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    30th August 2018, 09:57 PM
    4cvg replied to a thread Radial v Tubeless Tyres in Peugeot Forum
    hmm! the EP25 is an ok tyre but 175/65 requires a minimum rim width of 5". If your rims aren't that wide, then overinflate by around 5psi.
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    29th August 2018, 05:32 PM
    4cvg replied to a thread Radial v Tubeless Tyres in Peugeot Forum
    Assuming a 4x15" rim, there is really only one decent choice: Hankook's K715 Optimo in 165/80. I asked the size because of your mention of 14" rims.
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    29th August 2018, 01:02 AM
    Three comments: 1. Do what pleases you; it's your car & to be modified or not according to your priorities. 2. I also conjured with a 3 to 6...
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    29th August 2018, 12:36 AM
    4cvg replied to a thread Radial v Tubeless Tyres in Peugeot Forum
    Briefly put (more detail & rationale on request): The best option for your 403 is tubeless radials. Although it originally had tube-type radials,...
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    27th August 2018, 01:41 AM
    4cvg started a thread 508 vs 504 in Peugeot Forum
    of possible interest: https://www.autoexpress.co.uk/peugeot/508/104389/new-vs-old-the-peugeot-508-meets-the-504 cheers! Peter
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    25th August 2018, 01:57 AM
    Threads quite properly go where the participants wish to take them. As noted elsewhere, the CC arrangement is low but that's not an issue for...
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    25th August 2018, 01:31 AM
    A small update on the transverse leaf CC: As bought decades ago, the primary load bearing mount was on one transaxle stud each side (see photos in...
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    24th August 2018, 10:45 PM
    First, it already has a built in "spell-check". As you realise, that's not going to help if the misrecognition involves a dictionary word. I was...
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    23rd August 2018, 08:34 PM
    4cvg replied to a thread 504 Tyre sizes in Peugeot Forum
    yep 195/65-15 is a closer match in circumference than 185/65 to the original 175/80-14 & has some splendid tyres available.
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    23rd August 2018, 08:28 PM
    I loathe the keyboard & write with a stylus using hand-writing recognition software. The software is faced with a difficult scrawl to interpret &...
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    22nd August 2018, 01:10 AM
    Three more: a tyre size calculator: https://tiresize.com/comparison/ & a wheel rim width calculator: ...
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    22nd August 2018, 12:53 AM
    Mine you, despite the merits of a Z bar, there's considerable gain to be had from a simple transverse leaf device. cheers! Peter
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