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    15th January 2020, 06:30 PM
    Thanks Faulksy. Someone in the UK was recently asking about a replacement light stalk and found that they are different from the European ones. I...
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    15th January 2020, 07:01 AM
    Don't forget that the Citroen design is for an unrestricted drain tube - so it's not really correct to say that, previously, it was getting...
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    9th January 2020, 06:23 AM
    I possibly haven't thought it through, but if the head gasket has failed, how is the coolant getting up there? Is it getting into the oil/ sump and...
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    8th January 2020, 05:45 PM
    I know from sanding and wire-brushing how hard it is to get into corners, but i wonder how they polished up the originals that were chrome plated?
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    6th January 2020, 11:26 PM
    I wonder whether the fitting is actually a ball bearing check valve. Iím doubtful as if the suck from the engine was intended to close the valve....
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    5th January 2020, 05:48 PM
    I'm also confused now Gerry. Do you mean that the internal diameter of the 400mm tube changes over it's length, or do you mean that the metal fitting...
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    5th January 2020, 08:05 AM
    Hi Those are my photos in the other thread. They show the manifold of my DS21 - so a DX rather than a DY3. The hose tail screwed in the bottom...
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    4th January 2020, 04:58 AM
    Budge replied to a thread Rusty DS roof rails. in CitroŽn Forum
    Yes. The usual DS parts suppliers sell them. In the UK, Graham Morton seems to respond to a lot of facebook posts about panel needs/ availability and...
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    2nd January 2020, 04:09 AM
    With a standard distributor, you have contacts between the cap and the rotor, and of course the contact breakers. With 123, you still have a rotor...
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    26th December 2019, 11:04 PM
    Although they started with the basics such as greasing and oil changing, the video-maker - Ian Kelso - recently had a head gasket leak and timing...
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    26th December 2019, 07:20 PM
    I'm pretty sure that PSA have re-made DS rear boots not long ago. I saw a photo somewhere of them in a modern bag. Sadly rare as hens teeth once...
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1968 DS21bvh Pallas in Gris Palladium

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