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    2nd November 2018, 08:45 AM
    pottsy replied to a thread 2CV engine assembly in CitroŽn Forum
    Probably the originals if I can. I recall reading somewhere that they have to be fitted at 90 degrees apart (or at least out of phase?) to minimise...
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    1st November 2018, 11:25 PM
    pottsy replied to a thread 2CV engine assembly in CitroŽn Forum
    Alphonse will stay as standard as I can make him. He's possibly one of the few Slough cars still in original paint and trim. The engine I'm...
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    1st November 2018, 03:35 PM
    pottsy replied to a thread 2CV engine assembly in CitroŽn Forum
    Well for better or for worse I've gone with a Permatex anaerobic sealer, similar to Loctite 518. I reckon it should do the job well being designed...
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    31st October 2018, 09:20 PM
    Hi all. One for the Brains Trust. I'm in the process of (finally) assembling the 425cc motor for Alphonse, the '57 Slough. After several trial...
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    25th October 2018, 11:03 PM
    pottsy replied to a thread 2CV Piston Ring Size in CitroŽn Forum
    Funny you should say that John. We're having some storm water drain repairs done and just today I was eyeing off the offcuts for that very purpose! ...
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    24th October 2018, 12:25 PM
    pottsy replied to a thread 2CV Piston Ring Size in CitroŽn Forum
    Thanks Jaahn. Yes, I'm aware they are quite often suited to the nominated groove, but taking the statement from the supplier site below, I think...
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    24th October 2018, 07:58 AM
    pottsy replied to a thread 2CV Piston Ring Size in CitroŽn Forum
    Hi Ken. I expressed interest in the ring set via the messaging on the site but have received no reply. In hindsight perhaps I need to be a member...
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Date of Birth
7th September 1952 (66)
About pottsy
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pottsy
Biography:
Wines tasted in bulk!
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Blood Group: Merlot
Location:
Melbourne, Northern Suburbs
Occupation:
Adventurer At Large
Interests:
Pugs, Minis, Citroens, Life, Drinking
Car(s) - Current:
Citroen D Special 1974, C5 Wagon 2007, Mini Deluxe 1968, Slough 2CV 1957, Pommy 2CV 1982.
Car(s) Owned - Previous:
Renault 4, 10, 12 ,16, Pug 404, 504, 505, Citroen DS23 & 19, CX, Mini, MGB, Fiat 850, Austin A30

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The Fleet:

2018 C3 Shine ("Oscar" Mrs P's)
1974 D Special Manual Sedan ("Moby Dick")
2006 C5 HDI Wagon Auto ("Mephistopheles")
1957 Slough 2CV ("Alphonse") Waiting in the wings
1982 2CV6 ("Gaston") On the road! (Woohoo!)
And for Fun, 1968 Mini Deluxe ("The R & D'luxe" 1078cc, Grin Factor 100!)

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