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  1. Thread: R1190 Project

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    AFAIK factory fitted were rivetted. Replacement...

    AFAIK factory fitted were rivetted. Replacement kits use small nuts and bolts.

    Cheers
  2. Thread: R1190 Project

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    Adding to Alan's description, you'll find...

    Adding to Alan's description, you'll find workshop manuals fairly easy to find on ebay. I'd buy one if I were you!

    You'll also find a big shifter, not too thick, is needed to loosen the big nuts...
  3. Thread: R1190 Project

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    Simon's right of course..... :)

    Simon's right of course..... :)
  4. Thread: R1190 Project

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    Perhaps try a silicone spray in the channels for...

    Perhaps try a silicone spray in the channels for the glass and a bit of spray lube in the axle of the winder first? You might strike lucky! The external rubber seal can generate a lot of friction...
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    Really? Ah... They need great care and one of...

    Really? Ah...

    They need great care and one of those broad, plastic trim removal tools.

    Thanks Kevin.
  6. Thread: R1190 Project

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    Two big screws for the armrests, a funny wire...

    Two big screws for the armrests, a funny wire clip for the window winder handle and the rest are standard steel clips, if I recall correctly, and you just prise them out one by one, carefully as the...
  7. Thread: R1190 Project

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    Now that looks like a good starting point! :) ...

    Now that looks like a good starting point! :) We look forward to news as you get close and personal.

    Better luck - you are well prepared now, at least.

    Cheers
  8. Thread: R1190 Project

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    Brave though. There are sound ones around.....

    Brave though. There are sound ones around.....
  9. Thread: R1190 Project

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    Thanks Alan. It's decades since I touched it!

    Thanks Alan. It's decades since I touched it!
  10. Thread: R1190 Project

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    Aha, just checked under my R8. My replacement...

    Aha, just checked under my R8. My replacement cable (perhaps 1976!) has that same cubic block, so the cable housing doesn't come out of it at all. You just need to get the block off the long...
  11. Thread: R1190 Project

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    Yup. It's slightly different from mine, as the...

    Yup. It's slightly different from mine, as the end of the cable on yours is in that cubic block, whereas mine is in a smaller, round housing with a slot (see photos). Either way, it is the end of...
  12. Thread: R1190 Project

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    Not too bad really. Nothing fatal for that shell...

    Not too bad really. Nothing fatal for that shell yet?

    Don't lose the securing nuts..... :)

    Cheers
  13. Thread: R1190 Project

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    Yup. Looks like standard neglected R10 1100. ...

    Yup. Looks like standard neglected R10 1100. Funny about the rocker cover breather butting against the carby heater hose though - the breather spigot is on the correct side of the rocker cover but...
  14. Thread: R1190 Project

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    You'll find a lot of locally-available knowledge...

    You'll find a lot of locally-available knowledge and skill in the Renault Car Club of Queensland if you aren't already a member. And our Renault 4CV Register of Australia, covering the rear-engined...
  15. Thread: R1190 Project

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    I agree. Looks like a 6-port 1100.

    I agree. Looks like a 6-port 1100.
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