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    Yesterday, 08:41 PM
    JBN replied to a thread A 2CV video in CitroŽn Forum
    I have two and I still find that video fascinating. John
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    15th January 2019, 11:14 PM
    JBN replied to a thread 100Kb Limit in Froggy Chat!
    They say a picture is worth a thousand words. If your picture won't load, start typing and typing and typing. John
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    14th January 2019, 09:53 PM
    What has Inchcape got planned? John
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    12th January 2019, 08:55 PM
    I don't want to disappoint you but we work on the principle "Bullshit baffles brains" so take everything with a grain of salt. John
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    10th January 2019, 11:29 PM
    JBN replied to a thread Inappropriate flashing in CitroŽn Forum
    Thankfully it is a Citroen. Most other road users expect them to be a bit idiosyncratic. John
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    10th January 2019, 11:02 AM
    JBN replied to a thread 2CV Parts Buyer Beware in CitroŽn Forum
    Andrew, the best site for 2CV parts is Der Franzose in Germany. Burton is another very good site, and they have very good shock absorbers for sale...
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    10th January 2019, 10:52 AM
    If you have an old car, putting a blob of a suitable contrasting paint in every hail dent gives you an interesting car to look at. You probably won't...
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    10th January 2019, 10:46 AM
    In the old days they used the saying "Peace in Our Time". On the other hand, if you enjoy being pestered..c'est le vie. John
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    4th January 2019, 10:19 PM
    JBN replied to a thread Xantia survival in CitroŽn Forum
    The Xantia has been replaced by a 2000 Toyota Camry which has an all metal radiator, no plastic headers. Odometer reading 88,525 km. Paid $3800.00...
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    4th January 2019, 09:51 PM
    I imagine an incendiary device would do the trick. Perhaps that accounts for the oil tanker fire near Figtree today? Generally the best way to...
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    4th January 2019, 09:40 PM
    JBN started a thread Oh What A Feeling in Froggy Chat!
    Today, sadly I pronounced my 1994 Citroen Xantia VSX dead with a little over 200,000 kilometers on the clock. The only new radiator I could obtain...
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    1st January 2019, 02:44 PM
    JBN replied to a thread Xantia survival in CitroŽn Forum
    Your Activa is manual. I did own for a short time a new manual radiator. Gave it to Denton in exchange for a second hand automatic radiator. Since...
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    31st December 2018, 10:36 PM
    JBN replied to a thread Xantia survival in CitroŽn Forum
    I stopped being an NRMA member about 20 years ago, so I still have money for the odd tow. Looks like the used radiator I recently put in is leaking...
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    31st December 2018, 05:05 PM
    JBN replied to a thread Xantia survival in CitroŽn Forum
    Today the Xantia bit me on the bum again (or should I say pee'd on my leg?). My wife and I sell Kids With Cancer car raffle tickets and we had the...
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    31st December 2018, 04:39 PM
    Don't EVER let facts ruin a good story, 1972Ren. John
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    29th December 2018, 08:44 PM
    I think Inchcape should place forward orders for 2020 model Citroens. By the time they get them, Citroen will have dropped out of sight and memory in...
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    23rd December 2018, 11:51 PM
    JBN replied to a thread Xantia survival in CitroŽn Forum
    I just replaced the Xantia thermostat with a new one. Cost about $20 plus a small Express Post satchel to ensure delivery before the weekend. I did...
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    23rd December 2018, 11:32 PM
    From memory, the mechanism that operates the idle for C-matics is linked to the carby via a lever. My wife drove from Kings Cross in the centre of...
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    23rd December 2018, 11:22 PM
    JBN replied to a thread Driverless cars in Froggy Chat!
    I know the feeling. It is akin to not having a clean pair of underpants when the ones you are wearing are in urgent need of replacement. John
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Location:
Sydney
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Gentleman of leisure
Car(s) - Current:
2CV Charleston, 2CV Daffy Duck, Xantia VSX
Car(s) Owned - Previous:
CX 2400 Cmatic CX 25IE BX 19TRi (2)

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