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    18th September 2018, 02:51 PM
    My 6/74 build D-Special body number starts "DS FD 10FD****" The "07" before the second FD could maybe indicate a slightly earlier build date, so...
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    16th September 2018, 09:09 AM
    pottsy replied to a thread 2CV tyres in CitroŽn Forum
    Hi Ren. I bought my Nankangs from a mob in the West of Melbourne called "Motorsport Wheels & Tyres". They were able to source them with no drama,...
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    15th September 2018, 10:55 PM
    pottsy replied to a thread C5 Engine mounts in CitroŽn Forum
    My goof, I suppose I just assumed. The new one this time around is a "Corteco" brand from EAI. Obviously a known issue. Incidentally I also...
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    15th September 2018, 05:19 PM
    pottsy started a thread C5 Engine mounts in CitroŽn Forum
    Hi All. I've just fallen in love with my C5 wagon all over again! It's amazing just how much difference a new engine mount makes to a diesel...
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    13th September 2018, 09:26 AM
    Well we have now had our C3 for a month or so and just under 1000km so far. First impressions are of a nippy, funky designed car that is fun to...
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    11th September 2018, 12:50 PM
    pottsy replied to a thread Three 2CV questions! in CitroŽn Forum
    While I'm not saying the above pictured seals don't leak, my experience so far has been that the major leakage is down the centre of the spindles...
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    8th September 2018, 09:18 AM
    pottsy replied to a thread 2CV Piston Ring Size in CitroŽn Forum
    G'Day Ken. Thanks, I never would have thought to look at Leboncoin. My French is tres limite to say the least, but with Google's assistance I've sent...
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    7th September 2018, 09:08 AM
    pottsy replied to a thread 2CV Piston Ring Size in CitroŽn Forum
    A quick update. The encyclopaedic Roy Eastwood from ECAS in the UK has identified them as "Floquet Monopole" brand, which explains the cryptic FM in...
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    5th September 2018, 10:26 PM
    pottsy replied to a thread Three 2CV questions! in CitroŽn Forum
    G'Day Turbo, Firstly my apologies for not responding sooner, but I've been busy with Grandkids the last few days. Question 1 re brakes: Like you,...
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    5th September 2018, 01:19 PM
    pottsy replied to a thread 2CV Piston Ring Size in CitroŽn Forum
    The above picture is simply detailing the sizes and tolerances for the 2CV motors up to 1976 or thereabouts I think. I have no doubt I could...
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    4th September 2018, 12:42 PM
    pottsy replied to a thread 2CV Piston Ring Size in CitroŽn Forum
    Thanks blokes. Hstings only list the same size combinations as the 2CV purveyors in Europe. The other link doesn't list Citroen at all, but maybe...
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    4th September 2018, 09:13 AM
    Greetings All. Recently I've been going through my stock of bits and pieces preparatory to doing some engine reconditioning and have a bit of a...
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About pottsy

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Date of Birth
7th September 1952 (66)
About pottsy
Display Name:
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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Buvito Ergo Sum!

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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