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    26th May 2019, 10:01 AM
    Ken H replied to a thread 2CV King pin in CitroŽn Forum
    Renburg, being at the upper limit of the specified vertical play _on assembly_ isn't going to cause any problems, in my experience. However, if...
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About Ken H

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Date of Birth
3rd May 1948 (71)
About Ken H
Biography:
In 'real life', a chartered structural engineer, specialising in bridges.
Location:
North Yorkshire
Occupation:
Engineer/spanner monkey
Interests:
The grandchildren, gardening (and maybe the pub next door).
Car(s) - Current:
3 x Dyane
Car(s) Owned - Previous:
A few more Dyanes and 1 2CV
Cars - Wrecking:
Far too many Dyane parts, plus a solitary 2-pot Visa 1983.

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  1. jaahn
    jaahn liked post by Ken H On thread : dyane wiper motor fun
    Hi Andrew, not too bad, considering that recent stay in hospital after my dodgy knee decided it had been nagging me for too long and went on strike... :( Anyhow, patched back together again, so my...
    Liked On: 1st May 2019, 12:36 PM
  2. Ian S
    Ian S liked post by Ken H On thread : CV Boot change 2CV6
    Never been called that before, but can live with it... :wink2: . Anyways, a 0.5m long bar with my full weight (80kg) on it seems to have worked OK for the 39 years that I've been working on these...
    Liked On: 2nd April 2019, 10:32 AM
  3. Ian S
    Ian S liked post by Ken H On thread : CV Boot change 2CV6
    Regarding "What else is needed?" Maybe someone to put their hoof on the brake pedal whilst you're undoing and refitting the driveshaft nut? Both of my children supplemented their pocket money with...
    Liked On: 24th March 2019, 02:50 PM
  4. jaahn
    jaahn liked post by Ken H On thread : 2CV Engine preparation
    Pottsy, hope you're going to be lapping in the valves on those spare cylinder heads? :wink2: Anyhow, going back to that 'ticking' question, it might be worth checking that both washers are in...
    Liked On: 23rd January 2019, 07:40 PM
  5. Trading Estate
    Trading Estate liked post by Ken H On thread : Nut Size 2CV6 front axle
    Hi Renburg, I don't know of any nuts on the 'front axle' of a 2CV, unless you're referring to the castellated nut used at the outer end of the driveshaft, which clamps the the hub centre onto the...
    Liked On: 7th August 2018, 02:39 PM
  6. Winkbul45
    Winkbul45 liked post by Ken H On thread : 2cv Fuel usage
    Winkbul, it's handy for me that your speedometer is still in miles, saves me having to do the conversion. Back in the 1980s, trundling down to Spain or Portugal in our Dyane covering up to 500...
    Liked On: 1st December 2017, 11:23 AM
  7. jaahn
    jaahn liked post by Ken H On thread : 2cv Fuel usage
    Winkbul, it's handy for me that your speedometer is still in miles, saves me having to do the conversion. Back in the 1980s, trundling down to Spain or Portugal in our Dyane covering up to 500...
    Liked On: 30th November 2017, 09:19 AM
  8. jaahn
    jaahn liked post by Ken H On thread : 2CV Bolt. What were they thinking?
    Err, for a galvanic cell to exist, don't the dissimilar metals need to be immersed in an electrolyte? If your engine oil is dosed with enough (saline?) water to render it conductive, you've got...
    Liked On: 16th October 2017, 08:50 AM
  9. jaahn
    jaahn liked post by Ken H On thread : What fuel for 2CV's?
    driven, Mr. Szymanski looked to be doing fine until that last sentence, I reckon, when he should have used 'autoignition', rather than simply 'ignition'. ;) "Many people think high-octane...
    Liked On: 12th October 2017, 10:56 AM
  10. Greg
    Greg liked post by Ken H On thread : Friction damper
    Friction dampers were fitted on the front suspension up until 1975, but it's not possible to fit hydraulic dampers to that setup without surgery/bodgery. What size were the bolts attaching the...
    Liked On: 18th July 2017, 01:22 PM
  11. Winkbul45
    Winkbul45 liked post by Ken H On thread : 2CV Mirror
    Greg, I'd doubt that anyone knows more about A series mirrors than Daras Rich of RetroSpec/MirrorCool Parts, so here's a quote from his site. Until I read it, I hadn't spotted the subtle...
    Liked On: 6th May 2017, 08:42 AM
  12. Ian/S
    Ian/S liked post by Ken H On thread : 2CV Body Rust
    Greg, thanks for the refresher course on my knowledge of the Australian climate... :wink2: However, you seem to have avoided revisiting your original statement in which you claimed that...
    Liked On: 9th April 2017, 11:38 AM
  13. jaahn
    jaahn liked post by Ken H On thread : warped carburetor base
    Machining a carburettor base? A bit of bush engineering (with a file) seems to work OK on A series carburettors with a warped mounting surface... ...
    Liked On: 23rd January 2017, 03:09 PM
  14. Dave Rogers
    Dave Rogers liked post by Ken H On thread : Speedometer with LED bulb
    Although, if you read the Owner's Manual supplied by Citroen, those marks were not intended to be used as a guide for gearchanges, but were only applicable during the running-in stage. First page....
    Liked On: 22nd January 2017, 09:37 PM
  15. Armidillo
    Armidillo liked post by Ken H On thread : 2CV minus 2
    Nope, he was just pulling the wool. The thing is, that only works when you're dealing with 'armchair mechanics'...
    Liked On: 29th December 2016, 12:12 AM
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