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    Yesterday, 05:12 PM
    UFO replied to a thread XM leak in CitroŽn Forum
    I think you have a PRV V6 XM which means you have a single output pump that is at the back top left side of the engine (passenger side). Therefore...
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    Yesterday, 05:03 PM
    Greg, Here is a device we use at work sometimes. Enlarge image below ensuring it covers whole screen Apply head to image rapidly and repeatedly
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    22nd March 2017, 01:38 PM
    UFO replied to a thread Dim panel lights in Peugeot Forum
    For my sins, the car before my first Citroen was a VK Commodore. It had a fibre optic type thing for illuminating the A/C controls etc. Must have...
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    18th March 2017, 10:36 PM
    In response to Garth's generous volunteering of my knowledge... IIRC, The starter he used is one that Martin Bray supplied to me back in 2009 to...
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    18th March 2017, 10:27 PM
    UFO replied to a thread Lock nut in Peugeot Forum
    After sourcing plain replacement studs (4 of) Do your darndest to CAREFULLY remove the stupid security studs. Walk to your recycling bin and chuck...
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    17th March 2017, 12:09 PM
    It's rare (maybe impossible) to find a late D Special that doesn't have a 12/74 compliance plate. :wink2:
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    15th March 2017, 10:31 PM
    US cars have the indicator on the left of the column. Reprogramming stalks may be problematic as they'd labelled - eg headlights and wipers BMW...
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    15th March 2017, 10:27 PM
    UFO replied to a thread NRMA Open road mag in Froggy Chat!
    Then they've gone and ordered an electronic ignition from England. They could have ordered a 123 from Australia and had it in days... Ah well, at...
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    15th March 2017, 10:22 PM
    There are a number of threads on AF where modern cars have been behaving erratically and having the battery checked and replaced has led to...
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    14th March 2017, 05:34 PM
    UFO replied to a thread NRMA Open road mag in Froggy Chat!
    Do you mean NRMA - Not Really Much Automotive news in this pensioner holiday sales rag?
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    9th March 2017, 06:11 PM
    News travels fast I hear David S. :-) Deb took the car up today and returned with a C4 petrol/auto loaner. We're a C8 driveway tonight. I'll go...
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    9th March 2017, 01:21 PM
    About 500 to 750ml extra should fix that.
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    8th March 2017, 10:21 PM
    If that was the case then we'd all have some idea what the hell BMWs are up to.
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    8th March 2017, 09:10 PM
    BTW - Bogadores or whatever they will be called will be ideal with left stalks as the driver won't have to put down his stubby to change lanes...
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    8th March 2017, 09:09 PM
    At one point we had: XM (left stalk), Magna (right stalk) and D (right stalk). Deb and I only ever got caught when we changed between XM and...
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    7th March 2017, 07:28 PM
    Having had time for a "look" this afternoon I said to Deb "Ya know what, it's going to Continentals". On previous occasions with other cars I have...
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    7th March 2017, 10:35 AM
    Well the C5 has clocked over 209,000 trouble free km - but we have a couple of current situations. Yesterday arvo while driving in Sydney the car...
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    6th March 2017, 12:59 PM
    UFO replied to a thread C5 2.7hdi 2009 in CitroŽn Forum
    Can you imagine the reaction if you turned up at most Aussie Ford dealers with a Citroen? {work of the devil, crap engines, bloody hydraulics,...
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    6th March 2017, 12:54 PM
    UFO replied to a thread Spotted in NSW..... in Froggy Chat!
    That'll learn 'im! :evil:
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    5th March 2017, 04:06 PM
    UFO replied to a thread XM appreciation society in CitroŽn Forum
    I've got decent internet back today. That car's warranty started 4/4/97 so probably the original sales date. It's barely run in.
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    5th March 2017, 03:58 PM
    They were available from Brian Primmer in the UK. Details in another thread linked above. Whether he still does them I have no idea. I used one...
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    4th March 2017, 06:07 PM
    UFO replied to a thread XM appreciation society in CitroŽn Forum
    David, that would be a PRV? Yes? Can't get to gumtree at the moment - internet is being hammered here today at Netflixers beat the rain.
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    4th March 2017, 03:46 PM
    UFO replied to a thread C4 vts rear brakes in CitroŽn Forum
    I think when I did our C4 a while ago it was clockwise.
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    4th March 2017, 03:44 PM
    UFO replied to a thread XM appreciation society in CitroŽn Forum
    Well spotted - and unusual...
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    2nd March 2017, 01:08 PM
    UFO replied to a thread 403 on TV ? in Peugeot Forum
    Available on iView until 2020. Julia Zemiro's Home Delivery - Series 5 Ep 5 Colin Hay : ABC iview
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    1st March 2017, 09:10 PM
    UFO replied to a thread Spotted in NSW..... in Froggy Chat!
    A darkish grey 306 hatch being badly piloted through southbound traffic through Primbee/Windang/Warilla/Barrack Heights this afternoon with requisite...
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Current - 1974 D Special, 2009 C5 HDi Exclusive, 2007 C4 HDi EGS
Car(s) Owned - Previous:
'85 CX2500ie Pallas, '96 XM V6 Exclusive, '87 BX Tri, '84 Commodore (horrid) '81 Pulsar (boring) '79 Scorpion (fun) '58 Morris Major (fun, cheap, first car)

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