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    Yesterday, 12:42 PM
    ds21bvh replied to a thread DS20 gearbox in CitroŽn Forum
    Hi Peter, On top of what John has said. Most of the reason for the wear is Citroen did not lubricate the spline at the factory - they were dry...
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    14th June 2018, 09:39 AM
    BTW - don't use 21w globes in the brake lights, you'll melt the covers. IIRC they used to be 16w...? Cheers, Mark...
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    14th June 2018, 09:37 AM
    From memory there should be one no plate wire, one brake light wire and two rear light wires - because there is a dash switch which allows you to...
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    11th June 2018, 04:33 PM
    Don't forget the short ground wire for the rear lamp which goes from the mounting bolt on the lamp to the chassis... Cheers, Mark...:)
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    5th June 2018, 10:47 PM
    ds21bvh replied to a thread Hot wiring a D in CitroŽn Forum
    Sorry Steve I had it in my head you car was a 68. You can get the harness under the column without slackening bolts, just flatten the harness out a...
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    5th June 2018, 10:46 PM
    ds21bvh replied to a thread Hot wiring a D in CitroŽn Forum
    Sorry Steve I had it in my head you car was a 68. You can get the harness under the column without slackening bolts, just flatten the harness out a...
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    5th June 2018, 01:08 PM
    ds21bvh replied to a thread Hot wiring a D in CitroŽn Forum
    Hi Steve, There are little tabs with lugs in them, there is a hole in the fuse holder and a lug in the tab, use a small screwdriver to prise them...
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    1st June 2018, 09:18 AM
    Just a gotcha here. The factory part has two diameters - the replacement only one. There is only one clamp on the factory rubber IIRC which is the...
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    29th May 2018, 04:40 PM
    ds21bvh replied to a thread Hot wiring a D in CitroŽn Forum
    Hi Steve, Just mark up everything on the old harness (for reference) and the wires left in the car. That way you can lay the old harness on the...
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    29th May 2018, 04:12 PM
    ds21bvh replied to a thread Hot wiring a D in CitroŽn Forum
    Steve, It's not a big job to fit the loom, I recon 8 hours would do it. A couple of nights after work.... The only tricky part is lifting the...
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    21st May 2018, 10:33 PM
    ds21bvh replied to a thread DS head gasket in CitroŽn Forum
    Marc, The small change in compression when you added oil points to a valve sealing issue. Are the clearances ok? Also is there pressure in the...
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    Hello Mark. Hope you got the '69 DS info. I took it to Bastille Day and William said he could get it to you.

    On the '68 BVH Safari front. Tim Burke at Clifton (toward Warwick) owns one that he bought from Steeley. It was rough but I think okay.

    All the best, John.
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