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    Yesterday, 10:49 PM
    My apologies; I simply did not notice where you were writing from. The US is an appalling place to find good mid-range tyres & high-mileage A-S tyres...
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    Yesterday, 01:36 AM
    First: I would avoid both the Xas (prone to aquaplaning & poorly compounded for the wet) & the XWX (better longitudinal & lateral drainage but also...
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    11th October 2018, 12:22 AM
    It's not a 203 thing but an "old & odd" thing. I have 4 toys (4CVG, R8, Djet & Moke) & each of them (& a daughter's Minivan when I drive it)...
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    8th October 2018, 10:59 PM
    I have no purist commitment to originality & my fall-back position is to get holes cut in the wheels to facilitate balancing (an easy task according...
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    6th October 2018, 01:25 PM
    Presumably the Taiwanese Nankang CX-668 (Xi will love you calling them Chinese). A comfort & low noise prioritised type with an unfortunate tread...
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    3rd October 2018, 11:41 PM
    ??? Caterham? Elise? Boxster/Cayman? Atom' . . . .. The thing that would put me off the new A110 is reported steering feel remoteness. Not excessive...
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    3rd October 2018, 11:40 PM
    ??? Caterham? Elise? Boxster/Cayman? Atom' . . . .. The thing that would put me off the new A110 is reported steering feel remoteness. Not excessive...
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    30th September 2018, 08:51 PM
    4cvg replied to a thread BUSHES R1135 tie rods in Renault Forum
    You'll get more than that. They operate as toe-control arms & if one's trunnion bearings are worn & these arms are not compensating for that, then...
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    25th September 2018, 09:21 PM
    ?????
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    23rd September 2018, 01:18 PM
    4cvg replied to a thread Citroen GS parts in Renault Forum
    To those with standard R.E.R. 4 x 15 wheels who would like to have (near-unobtainable) R10S/R8G 4.5 x 15 wheels, this offer might present a solution....
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    22nd September 2018, 02:02 PM
    4cvg replied to a thread 2CV tyres in CitroŽn Forum
    Ye gods, a 310 (not even a 330, far less the current obsolescent 350). It'd be interesting to have them settle on the Conti EP in 145/65 (fronts...
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    21st September 2018, 11:12 PM
    4cvg replied to a thread 2CV tyres in CitroŽn Forum
    hmm! Mind you, as a nice young cop said to me, as part of an extended conversation which resulted in a "caution", the law doesn't say that you can't...
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    20th September 2018, 10:50 PM
    4cvg replied to a thread 2CV tyres in CitroŽn Forum
    Nice! Thanks. I thought the red snail towards the end did a nice bit of controlled avoidance & recovery (maybe s/he was on the AS-1, or better still,...
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    19th September 2018, 08:57 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, 10:24 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, 09:37 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, 01:15 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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