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    Yesterday, 06:40 PM
    Simon replied to a thread R16 Mirrors in Renault Forum
    Try Mr FMR here: ...
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    16th October 2017, 08:22 PM
    Simon replied to a thread Leaky R12 in Renault Forum
    Same as what Col says, it can come through the screen seal. Either in through the top, through a shrunken seal it then flows down under the sides of...
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    15th October 2017, 06:35 PM
    I've no idea with Peugeots, but it sounds fairly serious. I'm thinking it is a harmonic balancer where the rubber sandwich between the inner and...
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    13th October 2017, 10:29 AM
    From perusing the parts catalogue, the engine under trays are the same as R10, same with the rear undershield. The front one being unique to the...
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    11th October 2017, 09:51 PM
    Buffeting as the car just starts hitting the sound barrier? Otherwise the crank and fly (along with the clutch) were balanced as a set from the...
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    9th October 2017, 09:47 PM
    Is this the motor from the car? It's a 16TS Automatic block.
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    9th October 2017, 08:57 PM
    Perhaps not, but it helped Citroen and Renault penetrate into numerous export markets. :-)
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    7th October 2017, 07:44 PM
    Just drill another hole a bit further down. It'll last another 40 odd years.
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    6th October 2017, 08:51 PM
    Even RoW market Renaults didn't score seat belt anchorage points (of any sort) until the 1964 model year, when they were fitted for the front seats...
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    6th October 2017, 07:03 PM
    Yes, it is missing the treadle type accelerator pedal, but only because it was fitted to the later model, not the 1959 model. The ride height would...
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    4th October 2017, 07:37 PM
    Simon replied to a thread R12 head in Renault Forum
    The reason for the factory set specs is that they are the parameters within which the car will perform to its factory designed standards in terms of...
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    4th October 2017, 01:41 PM
    Try asking Dr Google. A quicky search of "Port Lincoln""trailer hire" found a U-Haul vendor with a car trailer, Boston Equipment hire, etc.......
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    4th October 2017, 08:13 AM
    Simon replied to a thread R12 gear linkage in Renault Forum
    If you haven't straightened this bit, it wouldn't surprise me things are a bit dodgy, as it looks bent and therefore would be out of optimal...
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    4th October 2017, 08:09 AM
    Simon replied to a thread R12 head in Renault Forum
    Head heights: 12TL, 810-02/842-01. Nominal height – 73.4mm. Minimum height - 72.9mm. Combustion chamber volume - 37.8cc 12GL,...
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    1st October 2017, 12:37 PM
    Try French Connection, King St, Airport West in Victoria. The other week he got a 407 Coupe that may be in the process of being dismantled. At the...
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    30th September 2017, 03:01 PM
    Is Wickham Tce Brisvegas the same as Wickham St Brisvegas? The Ira Berk Renault showroom was opened at 116 Wickham St in 1951.
    62 replies | 1435 view(s)
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    28th September 2017, 07:40 PM
    Uneven cylinder spacing and those ports confirm it as late R8 1100/ early R10 - as was said really early on by KB.
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    25th September 2017, 01:36 PM
    It is potentially the electric motor in the locking mechanism that has failed – it is basically a slotcar motor that works the locking mechanism...
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    25th September 2017, 08:00 AM
    Simon replied to a thread My R12 POS Arrived! in Renault Forum
    Head heights: 12TL, 810-02/842-01. Nominal height – 73.4mm. Minimum height - 72.9mm. Combustion chamber volume - 37.8cc 12GL, 810-05/06...
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    24th September 2017, 09:06 PM
    A seemingly newly arrived GS Break assisting the SA Police at the Bay to Birdwood today. Also spotted on Friday evening, so it gets around.
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    24th September 2017, 08:18 PM
    That sounds fair. I was thinking it may have been to do with the marine application and salt water environment. I just had a look at the Lotus...
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    24th September 2017, 07:23 PM
    Spotted at the Adelaide Bay to Birdwood today. A Mexican Alpine A110 from WA, making the Torana XU1 look huge, Matra Bagheera from NSW and an Avocado...
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    24th September 2017, 07:07 AM
    I'm thinking some context has been lost there. If the bolt holes were filled with heavy grease, it would hydraulic and crack the block.
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    23rd September 2017, 09:27 PM
    All Peugeot recall campaigns going back to 1991 are listed on this ACCC website: ...
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    23rd September 2017, 08:53 PM
    I've got the Australian issued notes from 237 (26/11/1970) to 531 (1/11/1978), as well as the "Australian" (renumbered French issue notes) from IT 2...
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    23rd September 2017, 07:33 AM
    Thanks for posting these up, it's always good to see Australian issued information. And these are ones I've not seen before, thank you!
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    21st September 2017, 07:57 AM
    The speeds in gears for the various models are listed on this page: The 15/17 Register - Model List
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1963 Renault R4 Van
1964 Renault R4
1967 Volkswagen 1300 Deluxe
1969 Renault 8 Gordini 1300
2005 Renaultsport Clio 182 Cup

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