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    10th October 2017, 01:32 AM
    4cvg replied to a thread Gordini Racing !!! in Renault Forum
    A comment & a question: The comment is that I gather that people racing these wheels have had issues with cracking around the stud holes (the...
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    9th October 2017, 11:26 PM
    4cvg replied to a thread What fuel for 2CV's? in CitroŽn Forum
    From BP, approx figures for carby engines: Highest useful compression ratio BP Regular Unleaded 91 8.5 - 9 BP Regular Unleaded with 10%...
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    9th October 2017, 03:59 PM
    4cvg replied to a thread What fuel for 2CV's? in CitroŽn Forum
    If you don't have hardened valve seats then consider the use of a "lead replacement" valve seat protection additive like FlashLube (which has an...
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    9th October 2017, 03:48 PM
    I have to find room laterally for a camber compensator strap which loops up just about where the droop strap loops down.
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    8th October 2017, 09:26 PM
    I used to use conveyer belt cut in half as well but now use Land Rover check straps (bought on eBay) cut to length. cheers! Peter
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    4th October 2017, 07:07 PM
    Nice to hear that there would be no clearance problem with 195/65 at the rear. One really can get some nice tyres in that size. 205/70 tends to be...
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    4th October 2017, 06:51 PM
    4cvg replied to a thread C5 tyre suggestion? in CitroŽn Forum
    Hmm! I'd check the 4 digit manufacturing date stamp on the sidewall. The HP has never been much of a tyre for the wet & with the compound degradation...
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    3rd October 2017, 11:32 PM
    4cvg replied to a thread C5 tyre suggestion? in CitroŽn Forum
    I can't imagine getting anything better than "dire in the wet" for c. $100. And the wet is where one gets the most significant differences in tyre...
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    1st October 2017, 10:01 PM
    4cvg replied to a thread C5 tyre suggestion? in CitroŽn Forum
    Two things would help, a reminder of the tyre size & some advice as to your tyre performance priorities. cheers! Peter
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    1st October 2017, 09:58 PM
    Just a thought: were anyone to wish to keep 17" wheels & "uptyre", then if one goes to 245/40-17 (near as dammit the same circumference as...
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    1st October 2017, 09:22 PM
    Colin Rose did this with his Kermit 4CV. I am pretty sure that he wrote up the procedure & someone might have a copy. I thought I did but if so, it's...
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    1st October 2017, 01:39 AM
    Remind me what the tyre size is on the existing rims.
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    30th September 2017, 08:16 PM
    It's not clear to me what the motivation is. If it is appearance, then that is a factor but one that is, I submit, of less importance than handling....
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    30th September 2017, 02:02 PM
    Um, I didn't suggest explosion, just the normal point that when a tube fails, the deflation is sudden when the air whooshes out of the valve stem...
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    29th September 2017, 09:19 PM
    If one's driving is almost entirely in suburban circumstances then braking "moments" are more common. As soon as one is outside such circumstances,...
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    29th September 2017, 09:07 PM
    If you have the ones that seem inside out then mount them outside out (see above post). The only worry I have here is tyre age. The wrong way round...
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    24th September 2017, 11:02 PM
    If rear clearance were to prove an issue then one could always fit smaller rears in time honoured FWD manner. (Citroen has of course done that.) One...
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    24th September 2017, 07:51 PM
    My memory of a previous similar thread is that some folk had fitted tyres of this size or larger without problems. But I don't have a DS, so can't...
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    24th September 2017, 12:05 AM
    Two things: On the Nankangs: the original version of this was reversed compared to the Xas but the later version (no longer called 'Nankang')...
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    23rd September 2017, 11:18 PM
    I suggest that one doesn't have to be driving in a manner which you would decry for a vehicle's limit behaviour to be experienced. Two scenario...
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