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    Sticky: Ebay, nothing too special, made in China - $49.90...

    Ebay, nothing too special, made in China - $49.90 with free postage hahaha :clown:
    0 10mm Dial Indicator Gauge Magnetic Base Holder Precise Measuring Long ARM | eBay

    Cheers
    Chris
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    Sticky: I really don't know Toby, The magnet is...

    I really don't know Toby,
    The magnet is extremely strong, I can hardly budge the base when it is attached to steel plate (or the like), it has a release which must mechanically lift the magnet. I...
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    Sticky: Mark, My dial gauge has magnetic base and should...

    Mark,
    My dial gauge has magnetic base and should be able to attach to the chassis, would this give you the same accuracy as fixing to the gearbox? You are welcome to loan if you think it suitable. ...
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    Sticky: Love your updates Toby - always so positive ...

    Love your updates Toby - always so positive :wink2:

    Cheers
    Chris
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    Sticky: Well done Toby, Celia is looking stunning - nice...

    Well done Toby, Celia is looking stunning - nice temptation for some tyre squealing in that location :nownow: :clown:

    You've probably got the filter change sussed by now, but still might find...
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    Sticky: Chris, If you go back through my thread you will...

    Chris,
    If you go back through my thread you will see that I completely stripped the inside of the boot back to metal, made rust repairs, deoxodine, primed with 2K and top coated with 2K before...
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    Sticky: I bought a litre of adhesive from a local...

    I bought a litre of adhesive from a local trimmer, it looked and smelled like Kwik Grip contact adhesive.

    (Sorry for the hijack Toby) :rolleyes:

    Cheers
    Chris
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    Sticky: We've missed you :blush: Nice going Toby,...

    We've missed you :blush:

    Nice going Toby, getting stuck in to some of the big projects and getting to drive and experience the car = jealous!!!

    Cheers
    Chris
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    Sticky: Nice work Toby :headbang: :approve: Yes...

    Nice work Toby :headbang: :approve:

    Yes please report back on the experience driving to the Hunter.
    I do remember posts by the previous owner (I think) regarding replacing a drive shaft (or...
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    Sticky: You're probably onto the cause there Toby, but...

    You're probably onto the cause there Toby, but also have a good look to see if LHM is leaking past the brake pistons onto the brake pads. This will give a growling shudder as you come to a stop -...
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    Sticky: Haha, I'm sorry Toby - that's a pic of a cabrio...

    Haha, I'm sorry Toby - that's a pic of a cabrio Michael Berry posted in the DS appreciation thread. I imagine there has been a few dollars invested to get the engine bay to that standard.

    I...
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    Sticky: Great work there Toby :wink2: You should...

    Great work there Toby :wink2:

    You should really sort out your spark plug/coil leads though. . .
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    Sticky: Congratulations Toby, very romantic backdrop...

    Congratulations Toby, very romantic backdrop under which to pop the question :wink2:

    Goes back to the beginning of of your D story, Celia was destined to be your wedding car.

    :nownow: :)
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    Sticky: Yes, first introduced for the '72 D Special - and...

    Yes, first introduced for the '72 D Special - and very useful they are, both to illuminate when reversing at night and probably as important, to let others know your intentions at any time.
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    Sticky: You're going well Toby, as you say once tidied up...

    You're going well Toby, as you say once tidied up and painted it should be hard to pick. More so if you line the boot.

    Is the boot rear side panel a bought in repair panel? If not you've done a...
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    Sticky: Great work Toby, looks good and sounds good 10/10...

    Great work Toby, looks good and sounds good 10/10 :)

    I see Celia has the alluminium shield on the firewall - very posh!

    Cheers
    Chris
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    Sticky: Toby have a read through this link, if your...

    Toby have a read through this link, if your symptoms match there is a good chance you have a sticky height corrector.
    http://citroen.cappyfabrics.com/Citroen/Rebuild_HC.pdf

    Cheers
    Chris
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    Sticky: Just read back through this thread Toby, you've...

    Just read back through this thread Toby, you've made a huge amount progress and transformed your car - respect :)

    A good read for anyone following in your footsteps, you have successfully tackled...
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    Sticky: Use plenty of adhesive on both the boot and the...

    Use plenty of adhesive on both the boot and the lining, I made sure the fit was good at the boot opening and then man handled the rest into position :)
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    Sticky: hmmm, good question! I know the pieces are an...

    hmmm, good question! I know the pieces are an awkward cut out of the width so a fair bit of waste. I think I bought three metres not sure maybe it was two. I had enough to do the two wheel arches and...
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    Sticky: Sydney :) ...

    Sydney :) http://www.classicbritishgerman.com.au/shopdisplayproducts.asp?Search=Yes&sppp=20

    This stuff is thicker and tougher than the repro stuff you can get pre-cut from OS. I still have the...
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    Sticky: Toby, yup, the boot is correct painted black,...

    Toby, yup, the boot is correct painted black, original factory finish was more of a satin finish.

    My understanding and experience is that nothing can be used over POR15 once it has cured. They do...
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    Sticky: Toby, or anyone else for that matter, if it is of...

    Toby, or anyone else for that matter, if it is of any use I had two dashes and glove box lids powdercoated, the one I'm not using is up for grabs - but it has a DIN hole cut out for a headunit below...
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    Sticky: The sill vinyl >> ...

    The sill vinyl >> http://www.ebay.fr/itm/habillage-couverture-de-longeron-citroen-ID-DS-/310170472765?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_71&hash=item483799d13d

    The roof lining vinyl I'm using, my last reply to...
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    Sticky: There is now a reproduction vinyl that is quite...

    There is now a reproduction vinyl that is quite close - check ebay France - the other option is Grey ribbed Hardura from Classic British and German, not a bad compromise butttttttttt, the grain...
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