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    Yesterday, 05:57 PM
    Budge replied to a thread DS gearbox tools in CitroŽn Forum
    Bit obvious I guess (especially as it seems you've probably thumbed through the manuals already) - but have you looked at the technical drawings at...
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    16th March 2019, 06:26 PM
    And do they bolt through the floorpan? If so, you may find that any threads sticking out the far side are badly corroded and will make removing the...
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    13th March 2019, 05:54 PM
    I agree with everything so far said here about rust. Ds are particularly prone to serious rusting in spots that you can't immediately see - for...
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    12th March 2019, 05:54 PM
    Budge replied to a thread DS21 in NZ in Restoration Projects
    Looks a whole lot better :) So did you respray it with wrinkle paint? if so - what did you use as it looks great.
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    11th March 2019, 12:49 AM
    Hi You need Op. D. 430-0 in Volume 1 of manual 814, with Ops DX.437-0 and DX.437-1 in manual 518 also being worth a read (as 518 sometimes imparts...
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    11th March 2019, 12:41 AM
    If that number is taken from the chassis stamp on the lip of the engine bay (or is the same number as both on the chassis and little metal plate)...
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    10th March 2019, 07:41 AM
    I guess it would have been all about the new CX at that point. Lot's of transferable skills from the workers on the DS line, so no reason to be...
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    9th March 2019, 08:07 PM
    That's calendar year production Chris - whereas the other tables in Reynolds (for serial numbers) are 'model' year'. The last D rolled off the line...
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    9th March 2019, 06:35 AM
    No - I don't think so. Well it doesn't work for my engine anyway - unless it was built in 1916 :)
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    8th March 2019, 06:00 PM
    1975 is late build full stop! From what i can work out, that chassis plates relates to one of the last DS23 saloons built. A car with a carb - so...
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    6th March 2019, 05:45 PM
    I read the description on Fleabay: what's the benefit of the bridged fuse to ancillaries blowing if someone tries to steal the car? Is it just a...
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    6th March 2019, 05:28 AM
    No.Other than that you'll need to keep changing the battery.
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    1st March 2019, 03:24 AM
    Budge replied to a thread DS21 in NZ in Restoration Projects
    Yes. You've joined at *just* the wrong time to be starting a restoration thread......It's only possible to attach much smaller images than previously...
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    26th February 2019, 07:47 AM
    Budge replied to a thread DS21 in NZ in Restoration Projects
    Congratulations on taking the plunge! I think 5 years might not be an unreasonable assessment - that probably means you are approaching this 'eyes...
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1968 DS21bvh Pallas in Gris Palladium

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