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    21st May 2019, 11:59 PM
    The R8/R10 rear cross-member bolts straight in on the Dauphine longitudinal chassis members. At the front, the R8/R10 cross-member looks...
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    18th May 2019, 11:25 PM
    Not many folk do on-car balancing either. If all else fails, one can always get a wheelwright to cut a hole (which will not weaken the wheel in any...
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    16th May 2019, 08:05 PM
    Dunno but I suggest that you duplicate the post in the Renault forum (there's more traffic there).
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    12th May 2019, 09:05 PM
    4cvg replied to a thread Tyres for DS in CitroŽn Forum
    At the moment, Hankook is doing a "4 for the price of 3" deal. So, for a 195/65-15 Hankook Kinergy Eco (not class leading but a good tyre in most...
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    10th May 2019, 09:59 PM
    4cvg replied to a thread Tyres for DS in CitroŽn Forum
    As remarked, were the point to be merely aesthetic then I would simply note that my priorities differ. But your point is a dynamic one. I do wish...
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    10th May 2019, 09:45 PM
    4cvg replied to a thread Tyres for DS in CitroŽn Forum
    Good luck. My Djet came with these (155/80-15). I removed them as soon as I could. Sloppy handling response & poor wet grip were my objections. ...
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    9th May 2019, 11:04 PM
    4cvg replied to a thread Tyres for DS in CitroŽn Forum
    Some brief responses: First,the Retro faux XVS is not quite accurately described as 'not quite as good in the wet as the XWX"; it's very adrift...
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    9th May 2019, 10:42 PM
    4cvg replied to a thread Tyres for DS in CitroŽn Forum
    Mind you, the intending was done in the absence of decent alternatives. I would have thought that the ride, if by that is meant 'comfort', of a DS...
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    9th May 2019, 10:35 PM
    fyi: 2019 17 inch Track Day Tyre Test - Tyre Reviews
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    8th May 2019, 09:49 PM
    4cvg replied to a thread Tyres for DS in CitroŽn Forum
    I wouldn't fit Xas or XVS Michelins. Nor would I fit the faux-XVS Retro tyres made by Nankang. To reprint an earlier post on the topic: "The...
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    7th May 2019, 01:09 AM
    4cvg replied to a thread 4CV (Gutted) in Renault Forum
    The vandalism I comprehend (though condemn). The thefts disappoint me more as I have always considered the classic Renault scene to be a sort of...
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    5th May 2019, 09:46 PM
    4cvg replied to a thread R8 Gordini parts in Renault Forum
    For dampers, I bought Koni "reds" locally from the main Koni distributor.
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    28th April 2019, 08:49 PM
    Four comments: First, it is correct that higher front pressures will result in lighter steering effort owing to a smaller contact patch to squirm...
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    28th April 2019, 08:22 PM
    Thanks for that. I imagine that discussion might now follow. In passing, I note that the linkage for my Djet goes down the left side of the backbone,...
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    26th April 2019, 12:03 AM
    There's a bit more to it than that. Indeed stiff sidewalls can be connected to some snappiness at the limit. That said, I agree with you about...
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    25th April 2019, 11:45 PM
    Or, at worst, but partial washing.
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