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    So sad! Oil pump not ok? Overheated? Lean...

    So sad!
    Oil pump not ok? Overheated? Lean mixture? Retarded timing?

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    That's an idea I hadn't condidered. Not sure...

    That's an idea I hadn't condidered.
    Not sure what a suitable resister would be. The pressure regulator takes care of one element so a length of small fuel hose on the outlet should reduce the flow....
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    I replaced the original pump because it was...

    I replaced the original pump because it was leaking petrol and a new o ring didn't stop the leak.
    I had come to a similar conclusion to Robin's. I assume the noise is caused by cavitation of the...
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    DS 23 djet fuel pump

    I relaced the leaking original 3 hose electric fuel pump on the DS23 with the 2 hose bosch unit currently available.
    The return from the pressure regulator was joined to the tank return. It...
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    The contact is David Dight 0405826212 Sent...

    The contact is David Dight 0405826212

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    I have just noticed in the latest October " the...

    I have just noticed in the latest October " the Chevons " CCC NSW magazine a BX 2993 TZi
    For sale in Gosford. Price ...make an offer. David


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    Thanks I have sent a private message Sent from...

    Thanks I have sent a private message

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    Ian Steele at Sunshine Coast QLD is stocking...

    Ian Steele at Sunshine Coast QLD is stocking I.F.H.S spheres. Still some postage but a lot less than from Europe or UK.

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    It's called Nrma premium care. They also offered...

    It's called Nrma premium care.
    They also offered overnight accommodation and a bus ticket home on Monday.
    It does cost just under $200 per annum, but ordinary roadside assistance seems pretty...
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    DS 23 waterpump pulley

    Wanted desperately to buy a 3 belt ac waterpump pulley with or without waterpunp attached.
    Needed to repace an exchange 12 mm shaft waterpunp DS. ID. Citroen.
    Regards , David. ( Caisson )
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    DS 23 Aircon pulley

    On sunday I was driving the DS23 on the Pacific highway near Byron Bay when the water pump bearing collapsed with sudden coolant loss.
    I was going to Ian Steeles' to get the
    gearbox checked and as...
  12. Hi Citquery, I meant the red or grey caps that...

    Hi Citquery, I meant the red or grey caps that fit in the top of the rocker cover.
    As you know , it is easy to push the bougiecord ends between the long sparkplug cap and the insulator tube.
    So...
  13. Situation seems to be resolving. Good! In my...

    Situation seems to be resolving. Good!
    In my experience, the most common cause of poor running in a D is loose insulator caps on the ignition leads and the second thing is spark plugs breaking down....
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    Thanks Dave for confirmation of the later D...

    Thanks Dave for confirmation of the later D sphere question. I will be able to more confidently defend the point against doubters now. I have heard that the later 2 piece spheres with clip in...
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    Hi Stallhorn I only just saw your last post,...

    Hi Stallhorn I only just saw your last post, sorry.
    No I don't know the actual build date . The the engine number on the compliance plate indicates a 1974 model year car,
    but the Citco applied date...
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    That's a problem if you need it for rego. You...

    That's a problem if you need it for rego.
    You will probably find that the blue gel has aged so dark that the light is no longer visible. I can only just see mine, but never had an inspector spot it....
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    Hey UFO! What happened, is Erin had 2...

    Hey UFO! What happened, is Erin had 2 grandchildren for school hollidays. One is 6 and one if 4. Apparently the 4yr old without being seen turned the ignition on as she was getting out of the car...
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    Yes I am sure a model wouldn't comply with ADR...

    Yes I am sure a model wouldn't comply with ADR without some escape method.
    The VTS is a 2 door hatch and all 3 doors are electrically operated.
    Looks like they only give us one chance to get out...
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    Thanks Seasink. Looks pretty straightforward if...

    Thanks Seasink. Looks pretty straightforward if not exactly convenient. I am putting a scewdriver in the car right away!
    Apparently one of the kids turned on the key and wipers before she got out...
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    C4 dead battery distress

    I had a frantuc phone call yesterday from my partner who has a C4 VTS.
    It appears she strapped in the two young grandchildren, then herself, closed the doors and turned the key in the ignition. No...
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    Correct! Sent from my LG-K520 using...

    Correct!

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    My DS 23 efi with 123 distributer recently had...

    My DS 23 efi with 123 distributer recently had this problem. I changed the oil fron 5w40 to 20x40, no difference what so ever!
    Then adjusted the idle speed to about 20 rpm faster, problem solved!...
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    Yes I would be putting Continentals on if I was...

    Yes I would be putting Continentals on if I was my car. Definatly better that michelin energy. Michelin Primacy 3 w 89 would be really good too, but I think a fair bit dearer

    Sent from my...
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    I think you have the correct spheres for 1974 DS...

    I think you have the correct spheres for 1974 DS 23ie.
    When I first got my 12th month 1974 DS 23 ie it had welded spheres with no pressure at all. I found a set of screwed spheres and had them...
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    There is a dipstick . It's bit hard to find. Have...

    There is a dipstick . It's bit hard to find. Have a iook from under the bonnet , down to the top of the gearbox. Pretty accessible once you locate it.
    As I recall the fluid Is ford spec.
    I used to...
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