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    23rd June 2018, 05:27 PM
    Budge replied to a thread Re-trimming a DS in CitroŽn Forum
    I don't think i can answer your questions specifically, but a mate has a d special and bought seat covers and door cards at the Citromobile auto...
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    23rd June 2018, 05:20 PM
    Budge replied to a thread Re-trimming a DS in CitroŽn Forum
    I've seen the 'Citroen Classique" stand at the Citromobile rally in Holland. They have a large number of covered seats on display to show off their...
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    20th June 2018, 04:52 PM
    There is an oil fill plug on the top face of the gearbox. On the lower side of the gearbox (the side of the engine that has the exhaust manifold)...
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    19th June 2018, 04:57 PM
    Budge replied to a thread DS20 gearbox in CitroŽn Forum
    Yep. With a five speed box alone it would (still?) be a D Special - albeit with the optional fifth gear. Add 21 pistons and you've made yourself a...
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    17th June 2018, 06:01 PM
    Budge replied to a thread DS20 gearbox in CitroŽn Forum
    Hi Peter If you are thinking of either a swap or rebuild then, putting aside gear ratio issues for a moment, Richard Burch was selling a five speed...
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    14th June 2018, 07:13 AM
    Nice to see some DS action on the Restoration Projects page. Those connectors look very respectable and I'm sure are very practical. I've bought a...
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    12th June 2018, 05:26 PM
    Have you recently acquired the car or has someone serviced it for you? I'm not sure about Aussie specs and different parts used, but for the...
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    9th June 2018, 07:48 AM
    Budge replied to a thread Hot wiring a D in CitroŽn Forum
    Well done. I've got a loom from Darrin to fit in the near future. It's a LHD so hopefully will be more straightforward!
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    7th June 2018, 05:47 PM
    Budge replied to a thread Hot wiring a D in CitroŽn Forum
    My last post was written before I had seen that Greenblood had posted. Forgetting the LHD diagrams for a moment, it's clear that the internal...
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    7th June 2018, 05:27 PM
    Budge replied to a thread Hot wiring a D in CitroŽn Forum
    The (LHD) circuit diagrams in manual 814 show that the black wire into the stalk unit comes from one of the fuses. The wire at the other end of that...
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    7th June 2018, 04:37 AM
    Budge replied to a thread Hot wiring a D in CitroŽn Forum
    My car is an LHD, but what i can say is that up to and including the 1968 year, the wiper was a simple 3 wire, two speed affair and was operated by a...
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    1st June 2018, 09:15 AM
    I think you're right. Part DS 174-82 is 280mm long. So is the part from Citroen Classics. I think Franzose sell a kit with this part in it too. Part...
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    30th May 2018, 08:15 AM
    Thanks Ian. I think i get it. I'm working with an original external Ducellier VR and my car's not an efi, but I think i get the principle. I can see...
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    30th May 2018, 06:35 AM
    Nice work. Mental note to self: must learn to weld!
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    30th May 2018, 06:33 AM
    I'd be interested in seeing the diagram Ian. Can you put an image up with a post here perhaps? Budge
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    29th May 2018, 05:58 AM
    Budge replied to a thread Hot wiring a D in CitroŽn Forum
    I had a 1969 ID19b. The ignition key makes/ breaks the continuous link from battery to coil. The starter button activates the solenoid to turn the...
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    28th May 2018, 07:01 PM
    Budge replied to a thread DS HP pump seals in CitroŽn Forum
    Thanks Faulksy. I found the confidence to tackle my car by Googling and finding things like the threads on Aussie Frogs. So it's a pleasure to be...
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    28th May 2018, 04:16 AM
    That rebuild was done about 5 miles from where I live! Doesn't make it any the more affordable though.......
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    28th May 2018, 04:06 AM
    Budge replied to a thread DS HP pump seals in CitroŽn Forum
    Just rebuilt mine and didn't polish the back of the bearing :( Restoration of a 1968 Citroen DS21bvh Pallas
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1968 DS21bvh Pallas in Gris Palladium

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