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    Today, 07:41 AM
    The flywheel sensors are accessed from above. Move the spare wheel out of the way and the sensors can be seen mounted where the bellhousing meets the...
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    14th January 2020, 08:59 AM
    Ah I see what you mean now Steve. That’s bad luck! No option but to remove the head and unscrew the stud. The head is 90mm thick so if the broken...
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    14th January 2020, 07:22 AM
    It’s good news that there’s no water above pistons, but not sure I understand what you mean re bolt description. The head bolts are much longer than...
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    9th January 2020, 08:58 AM
    I guess the most likely cause is that it was over tightened when the head was last taken off the engine and after many thermal cycles the head of the...
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    9th January 2020, 07:28 AM
    Think I’d check for water above the pistons, might it be a cracked head rather than a head gasket?
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    9th January 2020, 06:57 AM
    Thanks Brian, I’ll have to look for some SS ones as rechroming sounds like a no-no. It’s a shame Citroen didn’t stick with stainless throughout.
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    9th January 2020, 06:51 AM
    Thanks, that makes sense as Iíve just measured mine and all six of them are 39mm wide. Iíll have to buy 4 narrow ones for the doors.
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    7th January 2020, 12:35 AM
    Iím in the middle of getting the panels painted on my 21EFi and have just taken 6 of them in the back of the XM to the local body shop. So Iíve...
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    5th January 2020, 08:48 AM
    No mods, it’s a straightforward swap. The fifth gear does tend to whine a bit when it’s done a big mileage, but not enough to be a problem. The...
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87 CX T2, 72 SM

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1987 CX GTi T2 Maikonics
1972 SM 2.7 carb
1972 DS21 EFI

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