The Citroen "cool picture" thread

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Re: The Citroen "cool picture" thread

Post by Stickyfinger » 08 Jan 2016, 23:32

Done it Jim, lights are better, but dark country road, on-coming traffic, wet....still crap with bugger all penetration, dreadful things.

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Re: The Citroen "cool picture" thread

Post by CitroJim » 09 Jan 2016, 05:37

Ahh well, Put some big rally-like driving lights on it then...

Don't want you knocking down any innocent badgers now, do we!!!

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Re: The Citroen "cool picture" thread

Post by Stickyfinger » 09 Jan 2016, 08:28

BADGERS !....who said Badgers !


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Re: The Citroen "cool picture" thread

Post by CitroJim » 09 Jan 2016, 08:33

:rofl2:

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Re: The Citroen "cool picture" thread

Post by Xantianut » 09 Jan 2016, 15:30

I put some rally lamps on my BX16TRS. Raydot Fireballs to b be precise and with those switched on, I could see into the future!

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Re: The Citroen "cool picture" thread

Post by Stickyfinger » 09 Jan 2016, 15:56

The Dip is the big problem......


Note to self:
I MUST get those lens (clear) replacements done and the units fitted up with projectors...must must must

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Re: The Citroen "cool picture" thread

Post by daviemck2006 » 09 Jan 2016, 16:11

I soppose I will soon find out how poor xantia lights are. My 107 are ok, but nothing special, the 205 headlights are fantastic! No fancy styled narrow stupid shaped lights, just big square lights with halfords super brilliance bulbs in them, and correctly adjusted. The problem with extra spotlights is they may improve main beam, but no help on dip at all, where your lights are on most of the time.

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Re: The Citroen "cool picture" thread

Post by CitroJim » 09 Jan 2016, 17:38

I'm not 100% impressed with my C1 lights either Davie...

I you think Xantia lights are bad then try XM lights... Real Toc-H lamps those and in truth I've seen brighter glow-worms...

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Re: The Citroen "cool picture" thread

Post by Xantianut » 12 Jan 2016, 15:38

Ay up!

I never had a problem with Xantia headlights, at least not after making new bottom mountings from sheet brass. Before discovering this, I found the main beam gave a similar pattern to what I Would expect on dip. Dip beam? Least said soonest mended!

Once I fixed the lower mountings, penetration was better than on the BX. The mountings are very thin, fragile bits of plastic on the lower mouldings that go brittle quickly, I would think reinforcing existing mouldings would be easier than fixing broken ones. I also found just Araldite gave a short term repair so I needed to reinforce the patch with some panel pins or similar. Self tappers should also work.

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Re: The Citroen "cool picture" thread

Post by Stickyfinger » 12 Jan 2016, 16:03

My mounts are not broken and the headlamps are aligned (by the garage laser machine thingie).

Got some Al sheet yesterday and a template made in card ready for modification.

The soft vacuum applied reflective surface does not help them that's for sure...NEVER Touch it !...EVER

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Re: The Citroen "cool picture" thread

Post by HansNOR » 13 Jan 2016, 00:25

u guys are so offtopic i feel the need to reel you in with some proper p**n ...

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Re: The Citroen "cool picture" thread

Post by CitroJim » 13 Jan 2016, 05:32

Pictures of SMs are always very welcome Hans :D

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Re: The Citroen "cool picture" thread

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Re: The Citroen "cool picture" thread

Post by CitroJim » 19 Jan 2016, 13:12

I love that picture of the old petrol pumps with a 2CV behind... That's worthy of a Microsoft Bing or Windows 10 background picture...

Those lowered 2CVs I'm not so sure about....

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Re: The Citroen "cool picture" thread

Post by HansNOR » 19 Jan 2016, 16:51

I think it might be a Dyane behind the pumps. I like them high and low - but it needs to be on air so it is still functional. (or you could do hydraulics :D )