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    Yesterday, 12:09 AM
    Here is one: CARTER DE DISTRIBUTION RENAULT ALPINE , A110,R8 GORDINI , R5 ALPINE | eBay
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    15th August 2017, 11:51 PM
    Looks good Selekta, you uncle has done a great job. :approve:
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    15th August 2017, 11:44 PM
    You would be better drilling out the welds and welding on new rims to those centres, that way you can have your desired offset.
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    15th August 2017, 09:24 PM
    The width will be 4.5 inch. If you want a cheap upgrade to 5 inch rims look for some R18 rims, these to have the center hole so no problem getting...
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    15th August 2017, 07:08 PM
    I can't remember, the car was used as a hack and was not the most powerful R12 around. The only thing I really remember is it was a prick of a job...
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    15th August 2017, 09:55 AM
    On the spark plug stories, just over 20 years ago I bought a Renault R12 that someone had put Renault R16 plugs in it. As Renault people know from...
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    14th August 2017, 09:26 PM
    COL replied to a thread Qld SIV rego question in Peugeot Forum
    It all adds up, and for a car that you are not using all that often it is quite a saving. I have my R12 here on SI rego which is half price in Tas...
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    14th August 2017, 05:19 PM
    COL replied to a thread Tragedy in CitroŽn Forum
    I could be wrong but would of thought that the insurance from the C5 would cover the whole lot, seeing as that is where the problem started. If I...
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    13th August 2017, 10:10 PM
    COL replied to a thread 307 Hdi timing belt in Peugeot Forum
    It was the first procedure that came up with the Google search I did. A factory manual would be a better guide.
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    13th August 2017, 09:22 PM
    COL replied to a thread For Renault 12 fans in Renault Forum
    Plenty of R12's to look at here: https://www.reno.ro/galerie/thumbnails-2388-page-1.html
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    13th August 2017, 07:56 PM
    COL replied to a thread 307 Hdi timing belt in Peugeot Forum
    Tonch504 Do yourself a favour and get the correct belt changing procedure and special tools for the engine thats in your car. Read the...
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    12th August 2017, 09:23 PM
    That looks like the sump of a Renault Virage engine I once had the pleasure of pulling down, the head had that much sludge on top that you could not...
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    12th August 2017, 08:47 PM
    Another Nissan with a Renault lozenge stuck on it
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    12th August 2017, 08:04 PM
    COL replied to a thread My R12 POS Arrived! in Renault Forum
    If you want a larger radiator get one from a Virage. The 15TS, 17TL/TS radiators have the inlets and outlets transposed.
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    12th August 2017, 08:01 PM
    COL replied to a thread My R12 POS Arrived! in Renault Forum
    Some Bakers flux, solder and a gas lamp https://www.bunnings.com.au/bakers-250ml-solder-fluid_p5060192 ...
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    12th August 2017, 07:53 PM
    COL replied to a thread 504 Shock Oil in Peugeot Forum
    Note that motor bike fork oil comes in several different weights (5w 10w 15w). Also you will need to work out how many cc to put in. This can be...
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    12th August 2017, 12:23 PM
    COL replied to a thread 307 Hdi timing belt in Peugeot Forum
    Here is a procedure that I found from a quick Google: How to Replace timing belt on Peugeot 307 2.0 HDi 2005-2007 I have done the timing belt on...
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    12th August 2017, 09:26 AM
    Good stuff Phil, you have more patience than me. :dance:
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    10th August 2017, 08:13 PM
    Looks like you have the part number you need, just front up at your local Renault dealer and ask them to order one. When you go there take a chair...
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    9th August 2017, 06:08 PM
    Is there a brand name stamped on the tow bar or a manufacturer's plate on there somewhere to help identify the type of tongue that may fit. I have...
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    8th August 2017, 06:22 PM
    COL replied to a thread My R12 POS Arrived! in Renault Forum
    Bowie Is the rocker cover distorted in any way? Maybe the nuts that hold the rocker cover down have been done up to much in the past and distorted...
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    7th August 2017, 09:57 PM
    Maybe the original rubber was natural and the replacement is synthetic and contact adhesive does not stick to well to it. I could be wrong just my...
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    6th August 2017, 03:48 PM
    Hi Fgigler I would be investigating why they have a crack in them as I have never seen or heard of this. :confused:
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    4th August 2017, 10:31 PM
    COL replied to a thread Tragedy in CitroŽn Forum
    This is sad news, glad everyone is OK. By the sounds of it, if it wasn't for your quick actions the loss could of been far greater. Will be...
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    4th August 2017, 10:30 PM
    COL replied to a thread Tragedy in CitroŽn Forum
    This is sad news, glad everyone is OK. By the sounds of it, if it wasn't for your quick actions the loss could of been far greater. Will be...
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    4th August 2017, 06:38 PM
    COL replied to a thread Laguna II Power Windows in Renault Forum
    You need to do this for every window and every switch.
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    3rd August 2017, 11:45 PM
    COL replied to a thread Offset steering wheel. in CitroŽn Forum
    This may help you with the head lights: FAQ : 220 : Manually Adjust the height of my C4 or DS4 headlamps Halogen or Xenon Discharge - C4 - DS4...
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    3rd August 2017, 06:10 PM
    COL replied to a thread Offset steering wheel. in CitroŽn Forum
    If this car is still under warranty I would be taking it back to the dealer and getting both issues fixed. If the headlights are out of...
    18 replies | 389 view(s)
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