Bergen, Norway says hi !

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Bergen, Norway says hi !

Postby HansNOR » Wed Dec 30, 2015 10:22 pm

Hi there. I'm Hans from Bergen in western Norway and at the moment i'm looking out the window and see what I've seen some 280 days this year ...... rain .
I have a liking for Citroen .. preferably with hydraulics and some quirky traits .. but i must admit its been a few years since i last laid on my back in the rain in some random parking lot replacing
hydraulics :) I'm quite certain I have said never again to Citroen with LHM ... but never the less, now I am back to it .

The car itself and probably more about me will be told in a blog on this forum. Think that is a good feature as it serves as a "notebook".

wish me luck as I'm allready battling the green leak ... ;)
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Re: Bergen, Norway says hi !

Postby CitroJim » Thu Dec 31, 2015 1:45 pm

Welcome from a fellow Activa owner/lover :D

I've posted in your other thread on the subject of the leaking electrovalve, I hope it'll be useful...
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Re: Bergen, Norway says hi !

Postby HansNOR » Sat Jan 02, 2016 12:21 am

Thank you Jim, i will look at that right away. I've studied many of your how to threads. i really appriciate those :)

btw. Is it possible to change my nick ? for some reason i did not register with my real name like u use to :)
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Re: Bergen, Norway says hi !

Postby CitroJim » Sat Jan 02, 2016 5:34 am

Pleased you're finding the stuff on the forum useful :D

Turbofeber wrote:btw. Is it possible to change my nick ? for some reason i did not register with my real name like u use to :)


Yes it is, just tell the admins what you'd like it changed to and they can do the necessary :)
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Re: Bergen, Norway says hi !

Postby Stickyfinger » Sat Jan 02, 2016 10:16 am

This may help you visualise what you have there......
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Re: Bergen, Norway says hi !

Postby CitroJim » Sat Jan 02, 2016 10:37 am

The Stickyfinger tin-opener strikes again!!!!
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Re: Bergen, Norway says hi !

Postby Stickyfinger » Sat Jan 02, 2016 10:58 am

The best way Jim......stuff dropping the subframe !
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Re: Bergen, Norway says hi !

Postby CitroJim » Sat Jan 02, 2016 11:46 am

Stickyfinger wrote:The best way Jim......stuff dropping the subframe !


I quite agree Alasdair!
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Re: Bergen, Norway says hi !

Postby Northerner » Sat Jan 02, 2016 12:05 pm

Alisdair... have you got a template for those cuts needed? Thinking about swapping hoses on the rear ram and might come in useful.

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Re: Bergen, Norway says hi !

Postby Stickyfinger » Sat Jan 02, 2016 12:21 pm

Hi Mike....Happy New Year mate.

I never did put a ruler on it :)....but I have these which should help.

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Maybe a little small but you can get the tools/hand in there, I may very well enlarge (width) it at some time if I need to and just go to a scrap yard/make a new cover.

The S2 floor is redesigned btw
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Re: Bergen, Norway says hi !

Postby xantos » Sat Jan 02, 2016 3:46 pm

I saw this once and I totally forgot about this. BRILLIANT! Really a PITA to get some work done without removing the subframe. Must remember to make this mod in my V6. Btw. what is that yellow stuff on the hydractive block? Grease?
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Re: Bergen, Norway says hi !

Postby Stickyfinger » Sat Jan 02, 2016 5:43 pm

Electrical contact water proofing spray wax, I am testing it to see how it does in preventing Aluminium corrosion at the electro-valve joint
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x 3

Re: Bergen, Norway says hi !

Postby HansNOR » Sun Jan 03, 2016 12:02 am

very nice info again stickyfinger - ill try to throw them pics in my blogthread .
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Re: Bergen, Norway says hi !

Postby Stickyfinger » Sun Jan 03, 2016 12:32 am

np, best to copy/save them over as I may at some stage change host and you would then loose the link.
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x 94 XM 2.1TD (x2), XM 2.0 CT
x 3

Re: Bergen, Norway says hi !

Postby HansNOR » Sun Jan 03, 2016 12:28 pm

ive saved them on my computer - so if they go poof here ill upload them
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