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    Sticky: In short mate, it will. the two are not...

    In short mate, it will. the two are not compatible, this has been discussed a bazillion times.
    BTW, have you seen any bazillions?
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    Sticky: 1. Check clearance of the height adjuster rod to...

    1. Check clearance of the height adjuster rod to the lever, should be 1mm free play.
    2. Once adjusted properly if there is no improvement, remove and disassemble the hight corrector, including the...
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    Sticky: Looking good and safe to boot. that's a step in...

    Looking good and safe to boot. that's a step in the right direction.
    Actually, you've yet to make a backward step.

    I hope you are enjoying the driving the car.
    Dare I ask, about the clutch?
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    Sticky: Depends on what pleases your eye. Black for...

    Depends on what pleases your eye.
    Black for contrast, brown for blending. For me it would be a coin toss, I like both brown and black Targa, in context of making your particular car look great....
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    Sticky: Black or brown Targa, I think. :) Consider your...

    Black or brown Targa, I think. :)
    Consider your door trims in the big picture.

    r
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    Sticky: Here's black Targa in a Safari for comparison....

    Here's black Targa in a Safari for comparison. It's not an easy choice given the colour of your D Special.

    http://i.imgur.com/XJXmyFI.jpg

    Sorry, I "pallasified" my sills in order to keep the...
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    Sticky: Toby, there was a time, not so long ago, when...

    Toby, there was a time, not so long ago, when these cars were for all intents and purposes, valueless.
    Those that survived through those times and are still running have often had lots of money...
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    Sticky: Be careful buying the cut to shape sill vinyl. It...

    Be careful buying the cut to shape sill vinyl. It will be cut for a LHD car, which has a different height lever location.
    That said, I'm sure it could be hidden or blended in.

    That material in...
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    Sticky: Or you can purchase the real deal here... ...

    Or you can purchase the real deal here...

    http://www.citroworld.com/tableaux/index.php?pageId=24&catId=127&returnId=127&itemId=1333

    Surely waiting a couple of weeks wouldn't be difficult this...
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    Sticky: The slipping clutch... provided you have...

    The slipping clutch...
    provided you have freeplay, then it shouldn't slip.
    If it does (have freeplay and still slips), then you're about to change a clutch.

    Not that bad a job provided you're...
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    Sticky: Hi Toby, If the radiator core was...

    Hi Toby,
    If the radiator core was 60% blocked, then it stands to reason the heater core will be similar.
    A really easy bread and butter job for the radiator repairer.
    The seal between...
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    Sticky: +1 on ALL Pottsy's suggestions, they're all tried...

    +1 on ALL Pottsy's suggestions, they're all tried and proven.

    I say that as I use all the exact products myself and have for a number of years.
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    Sticky: Well done Toby, you're getting into the meat of...

    Well done Toby, you're getting into the meat of it.

    Just one small thing worth checking and replacing if you haven't already done so with the oil change.
    Remove the oil pick up screeen and...
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    Sticky: 4.5 and 6.35mm actually on a D Series. 3.5 is...

    4.5 and 6.35mm actually on a D Series.
    3.5 is for CX, GS and the later cars.

    Sphere o-rings included by the el-cheapo one piece sphere suppliers are just buna-n rings. BS128 works fine.
    ...
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    Sticky: Removal of the engine pipe is as David S...

    Removal of the engine pipe is as David S suggests.

    Remove the flex pipe, the clamp at the lower engine pipe to sump, the bracket on the sump, withdraw the steering column a small distance. The...
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    Sticky: I can make an original 8 blade fan available. In...

    I can make an original 8 blade fan available.
    In good condition,still flexible. One tiny split (repaired) about 10mm long in an arc at the base of a blade. Unlikely to give trouble. The extent or...
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