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    Well the weather dictated that the starter motor...

    Well the weather dictated that the starter motor removal had to wait until yesterday. After a good hour and a halfs muttering about shitty little french cars, I finally suceeded in removing the...
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    I have a similar issue to Sudjules, the car...

    I have a similar issue to Sudjules, the car starts from cold perfect, however when it gets hot, nada! The starter solenoid can be heard clicking, but nowt from the starter motor itself?!

    The car...
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    Aren't little french cars wonderful...? My C2...

    Aren't little french cars wonderful...?

    My C2 GT Rally Car has the battery light on perminantly with the engine running, had me panicing slightly on the last event, but the test outlined by ozVTR...
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    Hi Chris. Sorry I didn't get around to...

    Hi Chris. Sorry I didn't get around to introducing myself at the Southdown Stages, I did find the car in the service area before the start and chatted breifly with (John?) Dale (Justin's father...)...
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    Looks like I'll be marshaling on the Southdown...

    Looks like I'll be marshaling on the Southdown Stages as the entry filled up within hours of it opening. I did the November Bovington event, but suffered some self inflicted car maladies which...
  6. Thread: C2R2 Brakes

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    The C2R2 hubs are different from the standard...

    The C2R2 hubs are different from the standard hubs, at least as far as the way they fit to the struts is concerned, just how different they are in respect of the brake caliper mount to disc face...
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    Sadly the MSA haven't heard the term "if it looks...

    Sadly the MSA haven't heard the term "if it looks like a duck and quaks like a duck, in all probability its a duck!", rather it seems they need the part to be made by Citroen Sport (or is it Boutique...
  8. For those running a GT similar 'MA' gearboxed...

    For those running a GT similar 'MA' gearboxed car, can I suggest switching to the gear change assembly from a Pug 207 (MA box) car, now I can't comment on how the centre console will fix ovr this...
  9. Well I'm pleased to report I managed to get the...

    Well I'm pleased to report I managed to get the car out for its second outing of the year. Sadly the event wasn't as successful as our Abingdon outing, though we did at least manage to finish the...
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    Sorry to be a pain mate, but the link doesn't...

    Sorry to be a pain mate, but the link doesn't work for me (I have a Faceache account), any chance you can retry or even PM me the info? I had a major problem at the weekend with no power steering...
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    According to the Haynes manual, 5.5mm Toe In...

    According to the Haynes manual, 5.5mm Toe In (+_1mm) and 1.5 Degrees of negative camber (+_ 18 mins). I've no idea how the measurement of the toe in equates to degrees, but I beleive most of the...
  12. Don't worry about chucking a few critical...

    Don't worry about chucking a few critical comments about, just so long as they have a constructive slant, all comments are welcome.

    I've gone and picked up a BE4 box out of a 1.6 petrol Picasso,...
  13. Hi Kirian, thanks for the comments. To be honest...

    Hi Kirian, thanks for the comments. To be honest I'm not absolutely thrilled by the quality of my welds, however its tricky using high enough power to penetrate the thicker steel of the chassis rail...
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    Good to hear you are getting to enjoy your car on...

    Good to hear you are getting to enjoy your car on the track, enjoy, enjoy.... :D

    If you can find you way to adding some photo's of your Power Steering modification, I for one would be delighted to...
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    Sounds like you are looking at the ABS Unit, if...

    Sounds like you are looking at the ABS Unit, if the wiring into this has been damaged it will explain the ABS fault (so far as I know C2's don't have ESP)

    Fingers crossed you can repair any broken...
  16. Right then back to business. I have finally...

    Right then back to business.

    I have finally made some progress on repairing the car, first I had to pull the shell back together again. So in my best Heath Robinson manner it was out with the 2...
  17. Ah hello Matt, I've messaged you as requested, as...

    Ah hello Matt, I've messaged you as requested, as for the other meaning of "Hmmmm", anyone else out there think they could have paid paid less for a car (even without the problems I found)? OK, OK...
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    Anorak time...: Looking on the 'bay' I found 3...

    Anorak time...: Looking on the 'bay' I found 3 207 gear lever assemblies! part No 9680641880 is similar to the one I have got from a 307 (neutral cable on the left side), however part Nos...
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    Pity you couldn't add some rose joints at the...

    Pity you couldn't add some rose joints at the gearbox end of the cables before you made up the new securing brackets, that might have helped with the fine tuning?

    As for me, I've picked up a gear...
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    Ah the unintended consequences of dooing away...

    Ah the unintended consequences of dooing away with the standard gearbox bellcrank linkages, not something you want to try and deal with in the heat of a stage!

    That Ford gearstick might not be...
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    Ah bliss, a nice anologue loom with no pissing...

    Ah bliss, a nice anologue loom with no pissing about with fancy add-on we can all live without, it certainly adheres nicely to the KISS principle...

    I don't suppose you can publish a set of 4...
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    As I understrand it all you need is the standard...

    As I understrand it all you need is the standard steering ECU connected to an appropriate signal generator, this is what Andy Gynne (he of the GwynneSpeed run C2 Chamionship) has done. What we really...
  23. Sadly my result came at a cost, first some dodgy...

    Sadly my result came at a cost, first some dodgy repair work from a previous accident in Matt's hands came back to haunt us...

    The massive steps that are present around the control tower section...
  24. Talldave's C2 GT Rally Car - its not a project honest...

    Hi there, first a little introduction....

    I've been rash enough to buy the Red C2 GT previously owned by Matt Devlin (devlin on here), hmmmm.

    My reason? Well my Nova Rally car has turned into a...
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    I agree, the TT riders are bonkers, I've never...

    I agree, the TT riders are bonkers, I've never been over for the TT, but have been over for the Manx International Rally on plenty of occasions so I am familiar with the TT course. I have to say that...
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