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    Yesterday, 06:02 AM
    Citroenfan replied to a thread DS spheres in CitroŽn Forum
    Budge, Not really all that complicated :) - Spheres supplied up to around 1968-1969 had rebuildable shock dampers installed. IOW one could remove...
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    29th April 2017, 01:42 AM
    Citroenfan replied to a thread DS spheres in CitroŽn Forum
    Budge - to clarify a bit more. The actual damper 'nuts' have, basically, three different 'shapes' or curvatures depending on their placement on the...
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    28th April 2017, 12:59 AM
    Citroenfan replied to a thread DS spheres in CitroŽn Forum
    Not really interchangeable :) First off the pressures are 59 bar front (approx 890 psi) and 26 bar rear (approx 380 psi) where the same from the...
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    14th April 2017, 01:37 AM
    Hi Shane, Have to say that was my experience also :). When we got our 92 V6 XM auto (only one of about 50 or so brought into the US in the early...
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    6th April 2017, 01:42 AM
    Follow Roger's instructions and you will be fine :) - Just to add, when you get the new belt(s) installed resist the temptation to over tighten them....
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    3rd April 2017, 11:04 AM
    Citroenfan replied to a thread XM leak in CitroŽn Forum
    Hi Erik, Here in the US most well equipped industrial supply companies will carry what is needed. Not sure about 'down under'. Check around. If...
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    3rd April 2017, 02:07 AM
    Citroenfan replied to a thread XM leak in CitroŽn Forum
    Eric, You need to understand that it is not the 'torque' or force of the securing nut that prevents leaking. That nut is only suppose to be just...
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About Citroenfan

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About Citroenfan
Biography:
Have been driving D and SM series cars since 1963.
Anything else you want to share?:
Am an avid bicycle rider - having been a competitive cyclist in my youth (1960's)
Location:
Symar/ca/usa
Occupation:
Worked in the photographic industry prior to retirement
Interests:
Cycling, Citroens and the other usual things us Old Farts do.
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Yahoo List
Car(s) - Current:
1992 XM V6, 1985 2CV Charleston, 1972 DS 21 Pallas (currently with 600,000+ miles), 1969 Break, 1973 SM (restoring)
Car(s) Owned - Previous:
1961 ID19/1968 ID19B/1972 DSpecial
Cars - Parts:
Lots of hydraulic parts/repair of hydraulic parts

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