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    Today, 12:08 PM
    Well I ended up buying the one from Fanzose. This is what they say: Starter motor, 9 teeth. With magneto starting switch. Suitable for Citroen DS....
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    Yesterday, 09:18 AM
    Well my swearing repertoire has grown. A lot. I finally got the starter out and found it to be a Paris Rhone D10E52. Does anyone know what the cross...
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    20th May 2017, 08:00 PM
    Hi the plan is grey palladium with red interior. The colour won't make the cut.
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    20th May 2017, 01:10 PM
    The first order of business is to get it running. The starter motor is cactus so that had to come out. What a PITA of a job!! While I had everything...
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    20th May 2017, 01:01 PM
    Hi Guys/Gals, I have recently purchased an ID19 from one of the forum members and as most daily drivers it is a bit rough around the edges. Here...
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    19th May 2017, 02:06 PM
    Quick question: How does one remove the exhaust manifolds? Is there a tool that may make the bolts easier to get to?
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    17th May 2017, 03:04 PM
    So that would mean getting carpets and door trims from Franzose and seats done here matching the colour. Unless one already had pallas door cards.
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    17th May 2017, 02:00 PM
    I know of a forum member who had his Peugeot seats retrimmed by these guys and the result is excellent. I think he said it was $3500 for front seats...
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    17th May 2017, 11:04 AM
    Arekisir, I am planning on doing exactly that. My project will be a bitsa car with a mix of trim levels. I was thinking of going Gris Palladium but...
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    16th May 2017, 12:52 PM
    Hi, I am in need of a starter motor for my 1970 ID19. I have been trolling the web trying to find a suitable replacement. I think that Valeo #...
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    16th May 2017, 11:13 AM
    No, I like the smell of petrol and oil too much lol.
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    12th May 2017, 02:52 PM
    I have sent an email and I will update you with what is going on. BTW it's "bonne chance", the word "chance" is feminine and therefore "bonne" is...
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    12th May 2017, 10:34 AM
    Do you think citro toons make the covers for other vendors? I do not doubt their expertise but their website doesn't convey it.
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    12th May 2017, 09:08 AM
    My car isn't a pre 68 but I've always loved that colour. I will be going a little against the grain with my build. I will be using LED lights all...
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    11th May 2017, 11:07 PM
    As i said it is very hard to make out what you are getting with Citro Toons. There are no photos of what they're selling, by that I mean you get...
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    10th May 2017, 09:44 PM
    Thanks for your insight guys.
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    10th May 2017, 09:43 PM
    That website is a little wonky.Catalogue is also in dutch so a little hard to understand what you're looking at.
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    10th May 2017, 10:54 AM
    Hi, I wanted to get your opinion/personnal experiences on re trimming a DS. Is it better to get the trim and carpet from specialized places such as...
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    9th May 2017, 10:29 PM
    I did look at Citronpieces and I don't know if it just comes down to the website construction but Franzose looks more polished and I feel like you...
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    9th May 2017, 03:19 PM
    The chassis is actually mostly devoid of rust which is a nice change. The roof hasn’t been removed yet but the previous owner assures me that when it...
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    8th May 2017, 02:45 PM
    I think I will look into the different options and possible setups after I complete a quick resto on the car. I'll post photos as I go and this may...
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    8th May 2017, 02:17 PM
    Has anyone re kitted the valve that sits on the firewall inside the cab on a DS 1971? I suspect mine is leaking due to a stain on the carpet below...
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    5th May 2017, 10:38 AM
    The other way would be to put the carby in a pressurized box so that it meters in relation to its atmosphere which would now be compressed.
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    5th May 2017, 10:33 AM
    I know of a local shop which has done a couple of blow through carby modifications on harleys as I was considering doing mine. So I am confident they...
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    4th May 2017, 01:58 PM
    That is good to know. But by mounting an SU carb before the SC wouldn't that make it a little hard to start as the SC would have to be remotely...
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    3rd May 2017, 08:28 PM
    Thanks for the replies. I ll do some math and if it Al checks out I'll put it on the to do list.
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    2nd May 2017, 01:50 PM
    I've heard about the conversion but am thinking more along the lines of working with what is already there. Sprint Superchargers make a...
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    2nd May 2017, 12:53 PM
    Has anyone done it?? I know of the Constantin kit that was offered back in the day but has anyone used a more recent piece of gear to help the...
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About cocoelguapo
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Melbourne VIC
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SPARE PARTS INTERPRETER
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Wood working, 4X4s and restoration of all kinds.
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Patrol4x4.com
Car(s) - Current:
DS23 Pallas IE
Cars - Parts:
ID19 single nut rims, rear glass, dash, steering rack, ID19 bonnet, engine fan, radiator

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