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    Yesterday, 09:38 PM
    When I go bush, I prefer that there are NO service stations, towns or habitation in general, otherwise, what is the point of going bush? Electric...
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    18th October 2017, 09:06 PM
    I have seen articles on TV News lately talking about the demise of Ford and GMH manufacturing and suggesting that Australia should manufacture...
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    18th October 2017, 08:42 PM
    My father was a Dutchman, so I look in the mirror and ask myself what I think. Radical, I know. John
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    17th October 2017, 08:14 PM
    There used to be a song about John Brown's body. Where did you dig him up from? John
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    17th October 2017, 08:11 PM
    Just remember the original 2CV coils are crap, regardless of how new they are. Oil cooled coils don't work when the oil disappears. Modern resin...
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    14th October 2017, 10:46 PM
    JBN replied to a thread What fuel for 2CV's? in CitroŽn Forum
    Hi Bertie. I noticed you posted this on the 9th October. Are you still standing confused next to the bowser? If so, just use anything so you can get...
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    14th October 2017, 10:43 PM
    JBN replied to a thread "Comfort Spheres" in CitroŽn Forum
    This is the best oil filter/sphere removal tool. Works in very confined spaces as when you have tightened the nut, the lever starts to undo the...
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    12th October 2017, 01:35 PM
    JBN replied to a thread What fuel for 2CV's? in CitroŽn Forum
    Ken, in Australia all motor vehicle petrol is unleaded. We have E10 (which is 91 RON with 10% ethanol), 91 RON, 95 RON and 98 RON. I expect most...
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    12th October 2017, 01:28 PM
    JBN replied to a thread What fuel for 2CV's? in CitroŽn Forum
    Remember avgas doesn't contain lead, so it would have been like feeding engines designed for leaded petrol without the vitamins. John
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    11th October 2017, 04:57 PM
    JBN replied to a thread What fuel for 2CV's? in CitroŽn Forum
    No, I would use avgas. I flew a Cessna 172 from Albion Park (near Wollongong, my home airport) to Bathurst, Orange, Cowra, Canberra and back to...
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    11th October 2017, 01:19 PM
    JBN replied to a thread What fuel for 2CV's? in CitroŽn Forum
    I have grave doubts that there is much difference between brands for their equivalent octane ratings. There are no petrol refineries in Sydney...
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    10th October 2017, 11:19 PM
    JBN replied to a thread Hume Highway in Froggy Chat!
    I am always lucky. It is just that my demerit points seem to be unlucky. I think that video demonstrates that common-sense is NOT taught at the...
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    9th October 2017, 09:56 PM
    JBN started a thread Hume Highway in Froggy Chat!
    Yesterday I drove from Sydney to Canberra, returning to Sydney today. Along the Hume Highway, there were many signs KEEP LEFT UNLESS OVERTAKING....
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    9th October 2017, 09:19 PM
    JBN replied to a thread xantia L.H.M fluid . in CitroŽn Forum
    After what your car has gone through, I would do some Citroen gymnastics. With the engine running, set the height lever to the highest setting. Raise...
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    9th October 2017, 09:06 PM
    JBN replied to a thread What fuel for 2CV's? in CitroŽn Forum
    For the 602 (compression ratio 8.5:1 or 9.0:1) use 98 RON. The 425 (compression ratio 7.5:1) use 91 RON. These are Haynes minimum recommendations,...
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    5th October 2017, 09:19 PM
    JBN replied to a thread Citroen adverts on TV. in CitroŽn Forum
    I think perhaps the judging panel thought her song was cactus. John
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    5th October 2017, 09:17 PM
    What dampers does you 1958 car have? The very early ones used batteurs, which were inertial dampers. Later cars used normal piston dampers. There...
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    3rd October 2017, 08:50 PM
    I suggest you wait and see how the 2CV goes and only bother fixing problems if/when they arise. Looks like you have already ended up with a good...
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    2nd October 2017, 09:52 PM
    Placed the order today with Sphere Shop.Co.UK for the complete set of 8 spheres for a hydractive Xantia. It comprises comfort spheres front and rear,...
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    30th September 2017, 09:43 PM
    I fixed my hatch not opening problems by detaching the central locking cable from the boot lock. OK it doesn't lock but I don't lock the car anyway....
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    29th September 2017, 09:53 PM
    I am starting to love the Xantia a little more after today. Re-gassed the front suspension spheres. The rear suspension spheres were stuffed, so they...
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    28th September 2017, 08:55 PM
    JBN replied to a thread Road Trip in CitroŽn Forum
    Are you saying that the Satnav stuffed up and your original trip across Brisbane took you across a couple of states? John
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    27th September 2017, 10:38 PM
    JBN replied to a thread BX no lights at rear?? in CitroŽn Forum
    Blame the wife! Love it. At my place, because I made a decision to buy a Citroen, I am ALWAYS the guilty one. John
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    27th September 2017, 10:33 PM
    I am not sure. When you are standing at the crossroads of Hell, which road goes where is a moot point. I don't think it was from the steering...
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    26th September 2017, 10:25 PM
    Jason replaced the return hose that was causing me grief with a new one which I think Addo gave me some time ago. He agreed it was a bastard of a...
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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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