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    16th June 2018, 04:44 PM
    Big Frog replied to a thread Hot wiring a D in CitroŽn Forum
    Thanks Gents, Quickly running out of time to prep car for trip. For the moment have reverted to Bosch reg. Battery is showing 14 v ish when reving...
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    16th June 2018, 04:11 PM
    Hi all Does the bonnet have to come off to replace the windscreen? Steve
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    15th June 2018, 04:31 PM
    Big Frog replied to a thread Hot wiring a D in CitroŽn Forum
    Hi All have discovered a compatibility issue with the harness and my car. Mine is a 69-70 that would normally have the starter solenoid on the...
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    14th June 2018, 06:03 PM
    Big Frog replied to a thread Berlingo Tyres in CitroŽn Forum
    Hi Blackcat, What sort of driving are you doing? Can only suggest what we have on ours, Bridgestone R623 LT. These are a smidge taller than...
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    14th June 2018, 11:22 AM
    Big Frog replied to a thread Hot wiring a D in CitroŽn Forum
    Hi all, Ok, visited local auto electrician, got this fusible link. (see pic). Has a 60 amp link at present, this value was recommended as the...
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    13th June 2018, 10:05 PM
    Big Frog replied to a thread Hot wiring a D in CitroŽn Forum
    I'm sure I haven't confused the two ��. The regulator wires (4) are bundled together distinctly (and run out a fair bit longer) and the battery...
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    13th June 2018, 07:43 PM
    Big Frog replied to a thread Hot wiring a D in CitroŽn Forum
    Hi Chris, This would make sense, as there are parts of the loom that are not protected by a fusible link. I wonder why the wiring diagrams don't...
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    13th June 2018, 06:43 PM
    Big Frog replied to a thread Hot wiring a D in CitroŽn Forum
    Almost done with the install (had a few days on other work). As noted before the rear loom behind the bumper had the left, right & plate lamp wires...
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    9th June 2018, 05:25 PM
    Big Frog replied to a thread Hot wiring a D in CitroŽn Forum
    Just a question for others with D's that have the rocker switch on the dash for the left and right parkers. The one on my car has never worked -...
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    9th June 2018, 12:34 PM
    Big Frog replied to a thread Hot wiring a D in CitroŽn Forum
    I'm sure you will be fine, 99% of things follow the wiring diagrams, the harness is a wonderful improvement on the hacked and deteriorating old one....
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    8th June 2018, 06:55 PM
    Big Frog replied to a thread Hot wiring a D in CitroŽn Forum
    So it's taken a little longer than 8 hours �� Harness is now threaded into place. Dodged a bullet with the wiper motor, I had taken the drive arm...
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    7th June 2018, 06:49 PM
    Big Frog replied to a thread Hot wiring a D in CitroŽn Forum
    Thanks Chris & Budge, I'll check thru the harness again, but I may well run power from the accessories power, it should be fused already - will...
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    7th June 2018, 03:48 PM
    Big Frog replied to a thread Hot wiring a D in CitroŽn Forum
    Thanks Gents, It is as you say, here is a picture of mine. You can see the extra white wire in the new harness that corresponds to nothing in...
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    6th June 2018, 07:00 PM
    Big Frog replied to a thread Hot wiring a D in CitroŽn Forum
    No problem Mark. Have taken the opportunity with the dash out to insulate the firewall, and to remove the wiper motor that has the same crap wire,...
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    5th June 2018, 09:45 PM
    Big Frog replied to a thread Hot wiring a D in CitroŽn Forum
    Hi Chris The harness goes under the steering column, between the metal plate. Rather it's the fixed housing that the rotating column is in. It was...
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    5th June 2018, 08:04 PM
    Big Frog replied to a thread Hot wiring a D in CitroŽn Forum
    Thanks PM on the way
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    5th June 2018, 06:49 PM
    Big Frog replied to a thread Hot wiring a D in CitroŽn Forum
    If you can spare the 2 fuse block, that would be fantastic (PM me the damage). I will put bullet connectors on the loom in the guards, buggered if...
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    5th June 2018, 03:27 PM
    Looking for a 2 place fuse holder to suit a ID /DS, just need the moulded holder not the electrical contacts. PM me if you have one for sale ...
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    5th June 2018, 03:20 PM
    Big Frog replied to a thread Hot wiring a D in CitroŽn Forum
    Thanks Mark for the tip. Whilst my car data plate shows ID19B, it is a three dial dash, not sure if this makes it a 70 D Special? In any case the...
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    4th June 2018, 06:57 PM
    Big Frog replied to a thread Hot wiring a D in CitroŽn Forum
    Hi Mark, Can you let me know how to release these terminals? Thanks in advance Otherwise have started to mark and undo the connections in the...
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    3rd June 2018, 02:30 PM
    Big Frog replied to a thread Hot wiring a D in CitroŽn Forum
    Thanks, loom came via Darrin at Citroen Classics UK, I suspect it was from a European supplier. It was ordered as a RHD version. I guess the diagrams...
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    3rd June 2018, 01:44 PM
    Big Frog replied to a thread Hot wiring a D in CitroŽn Forum
    Thanks for the tips. Have been looking thru the 814-1 manual (pdf version), it shows diagrams from models from 65 to 71. but even the latest one...
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    3rd June 2018, 08:55 AM
    Big Frog replied to a thread Hot wiring a D in CitroŽn Forum
    Hi all, Starting to strip out the old wiring harness ( and labelling) tomorrow. Have been looking at the supplied A4 diagram supplied seems to be...
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    29th May 2018, 06:52 PM
    Big Frog replied to a thread Hot wiring a D in CitroŽn Forum
    Thanks for the tips, will give it a crack, seems straight forward. Will report back or beg assistance soon. I have a new laminated windscreen to...
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    29th May 2018, 06:39 PM
    Hi Graham is correct, a solid state Bosch one that is common, works ( I can only remember that the model no has 5 in it). However the warning lamp...
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    29th May 2018, 04:23 PM
    Big Frog replied to a thread Hot wiring a D in CitroŽn Forum
    Ok, I guess I'm going to swap the harness. For those that have done this, apart from the replacement harness, is there anything out of the ordinary...
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    28th May 2018, 07:38 PM
    Big Frog started a thread Hot wiring a D in CitroŽn Forum
    Hi all, I'm not trying to steal a car, we are heading off to Central Australia for a bit of a camping trip in the 69 ID19b. As I'm not going to have...
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