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    8th July 2018, 11:07 PM
    Thanks Bob, yep I saw how the reg. seals into the cylinder valve, just used the threadtape as a sort of 'belt' to the braces - was careful not to...
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    7th July 2018, 11:54 AM
    Thanks Shane, I'll keep going with the current Reg for now & defer replacement 'til it actually stops. Regards, Rob
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    6th July 2018, 11:41 PM
    Calling all detectives, just had to replace the Argon Cylinder on my MIG welder setup. Did what I've done three or four times previous took the...
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    6th July 2018, 11:14 PM
    must be something weird about mine, most of the time it gets driven relatively gently but recently it's been getting a darn good thrashing (partly my...
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    6th July 2018, 08:22 PM
    Too many distractions taking me away from 404 efforts recently (as reported in "505 now it won't go" - shameless plug) anyway, there it is: ...
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    6th July 2018, 06:21 PM
    just to play devil's advocate - could it be that the 'roll cage' (I'm guessing it has one for rallying?) is doing all the heavy lifting and the...
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    6th July 2018, 02:53 PM
    I'd say any peugeot after about the year 2000 comes into that category (little bit controversial this is going to be :nownow:). I'm basing this on...
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    4th July 2018, 05:04 PM
    Thanks Neil, you're probably right - by nature I'm very reticent to fiddle around with anything not directly related to the task at hand. I'll try...
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    2nd July 2018, 04:03 PM
    Thanks Guys - so more useable for towing then? (the XC). Just after I'd first got the 505 my stepson said "Whad'ya buy that for?" on first sight of...
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    2nd July 2018, 11:42 AM
    Doh to me it didn't look strong enough - now I know:blackeye: perhaps I'm a bit reticent after jacking up the back of the 404 wanting axle to drop...
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    2nd July 2018, 09:57 AM
    "Yes but does this starter work any better than the one you took out?" Arma - well it started it, in fact a thorough test of the replacement...
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    1st July 2018, 08:33 PM
    Well failed on the hangover also - after just two beers I was fading - must be my age :confused: but ....... the new (old) starter is in - sort...
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    29th June 2018, 10:10 AM
    Thanks Rm - was wondering if I could hook the two up for best effect, somewhere in the system I'll need a non-return valve (more bling to buy) as the...
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    28th June 2018, 08:08 PM
    Well finally, finally, after Olympic-level procrastination I've bought two bottles of 'Liquid Intelligence.' cannot report too much (good or bad)...
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    28th June 2018, 07:29 PM
    Compressors eh, is it better to remain ignorant of their foibles (like me) or to educate self on the technicalities? first problem is they're a...
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    28th June 2018, 03:47 PM
    Good point, thanks Bruce further to Luthier's point above conditions in Katoomba are just about perfect for another go now - it's freezing & lashing...
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    28th June 2018, 03:33 PM
    G'day Ted, I ducked the same issue when I had to remove my tailgate - the amount of "repair" I needed to do was limited to bending back the...
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    27th June 2018, 10:47 AM
    Thanks KB & Neil, went to Bunnings last night & got myself a 16mm 3/8 drive socket plus ext bar (my existing 16's are both 1/2" drive, however I...
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    26th June 2018, 11:03 AM
    Thanks Guys, only flaw in taking the approach (cunning plan) suggested was that I was using the crossmember to hold up the car! (on stands) - if I...
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    25th June 2018, 12:08 PM
    Well folks, did something yesterday I don't usually do - I gave up. The task in question was removing the starter motor from my 505 (S2 GTi). Before...
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About baldrick56
Location:
Sydney, NSW
Occupation:
Construction Engineer
Interests:
Car Restoration
Car(s) - Current:
Peugeot 404 Sedan 1969, Citroen 11CV 1953, Smart 452 Roadster, Peugeot 505 GTi Wagon 1989, Bristol 401 1953, MG ZR160 2005, Mercedes W124 300e 1988
Car(s) Owned - Previous:
Citroen L11CV (1952), Holden Astra TD, Subaru Forester 2003, Citroen 2CV, Audi Coupe, Peugeot 205D, MGB GT, BMW 3.0Si, VW Scirocco Mk.1 GLS, Ford Cortina Mk.IV Wagon, VW Beetle (numerous)

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may all your plans be cunning ones,
Baldrick,

fleet: 1989 Peugeot 505 GTi Wagon
1969 Peugeot 404 Sedan
2003 Smart 452 Roadster
2005 MG ZR160
1988 Mercedes 300E
1953 Citroen 15CV (under Restoration)
1953 Bristol 401 (under Restoration)
That's one for each day of the week - I really should stop

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