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    Yesterday, 10:38 PM
    If they crashed all those cars into a brick wall, the CX would really stand out for its considerable ability to absorb punishment without distortion...
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    14th January 2018, 09:07 PM
    During 1973 I travelled through Iran, then ruled by the Shah. They made the Hunter there under licence. I think the name Paykan is Farsi for Arrow...
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    12th January 2018, 10:44 PM
    I have only bought Citroen because they are the cheapest. CX2400 bought $7.500 in 1984, written off in a crash in 1992. Payout from insurance...
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    10th January 2018, 02:07 PM
    I good move repainting the SM in the light blue. Stunning. Loved the Alcantara upholstery. I reupholstered a light metallic green CX in a sand...
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    7th January 2018, 11:08 PM
    JBN replied to a thread Mystery part in CitroŽn Forum
    Pottsy, they work in TWO modes. Clipping the tip into the slot on the window, holds the window open by that amount. NOT clipping it into the...
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    7th January 2018, 10:48 PM
    I've never owned or driven a talking car, but if its anything like the wife, I would put that at the bottom of my list. John
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    7th January 2018, 10:45 PM
    JBN replied to a thread "Overheard"And in Froggy Chat!
    I have a 1995 Citroen Xantia VSX - my wife's daily driver. Just bought 8 new comfort spheres from France at an all up cost of $600 delivered to my...
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    4th January 2018, 09:06 PM
    Looks like the world is collapsing in the USA and you can't blame it on Trump... Self-serve petrol law takes effect in Oregon, sparking social...
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    4th January 2018, 08:04 PM
    I have owned a 1995 Xantia VSX for 10 years. Bought with 100K on the clock, now at 200K. Just completed a sphere replacement. Bought 8 "comfort"...
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    4th January 2018, 07:25 PM
    Dodge was well named, appeared second last. John
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    28th December 2017, 09:19 PM
    JBN replied to a thread 2CV Ticking in CitroŽn Forum
    I agree with Harley. I have ticking in my daily driver 2CV. But it starts first time every day, gets seriously flogged wherever it goes and when I...
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    28th December 2017, 10:39 AM
    JBN replied to a thread Fuel flap in CitroŽn Forum
    REAL Australian men DO NOT read instruction manuals. Ask any Aussie wife. John
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    27th December 2017, 10:20 PM
    JBN replied to a thread Fuel flap in CitroŽn Forum
    Love the Xantia. Just push the flap (no locking mechanism, stays closed by the airstream) and undo the cap manually. Just remembered, I disabled...
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    24th December 2017, 11:43 AM
    In the Army they have a saying for what the Government is doing - "bullshit baffles brains". I use 98 octane in both the 2CV (built 1986) and the...
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    22nd December 2017, 07:48 PM
    I understand it shrinks their swimming costumes dramatically. John
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    20th December 2017, 11:32 PM
    JBN started a thread Vale David Bean in Froggy Chat!
    I received this information by email from the CCC of NSW today: Please refer below for the an obituary for David Bean and his farewell. David...
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    19th December 2017, 08:22 PM
    JBN replied to a thread 2CV Gearbox Adventures in CitroŽn Forum
    Pottsy, if all else fails, you could turn the 2CV into an electric vehicle and dispense with a gearbox. John
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    18th December 2017, 09:03 PM
    JBN replied to a thread 2CV road test 1956 in CitroŽn Forum
    They all worked for me. John
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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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