HELP !! Citroen tools

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HELP !! Citroen tools

Post by 2cy » 20 Feb 2016, 16:05

Next month (middle of March) I plan to drive down to Slovenia to work (start recommissioning) my recently acquired Ami-Super. 42 years old and 30k miles (on the clock) this car is (mechanically) original with the G10 Citroen GS motor and 1220 gearbox / disc brakes. I'll start by replacing the cam-belts and servicing the motor, before progressive working through the whole car ; replacing old n' dry grease with new. I've bought new brake pads, callipers and wheel cylinders, so I'll check and fit those as required. I'll also run through the ignition & electrics, etc. as well going around the body panels, body shell & chassis ..to treat her to a little TLC and paint :roll:

I'll be working like a mobile mechanic, from the back of my van (Chrysler Voyager), so I've made a list of garage tools and equipment I'll probably need - but at the moment I don't have any . Citroen-specific tools. #-o

Can anyone advise what I'll need ? and what I can make do without. And as importantly where I might get / borrow them from ? or else dimensioned sketches if I can quickly make them. [-o<

Big thank you. Pete
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Re: HELP !! Citroen tools

Post by Stonehopper » 20 Feb 2016, 17:14

A three quarter breaker bar and extension (long tube) along with the appropriate sized socket to remove the crankshaft fan (35mm? I should know!). Jacks and axle stands. Other than that I doubt there's much out the ordinary - unless you want to take the rear drums off (drums on a Ami Super?), then you'll want that 44mm three quarter socket. Electric rattle gun maybe? What's the Slovenic Voltage? Drill to drill out peenings.
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Re: HELP !! Citroen tools

Post by Stickyfinger » 20 Feb 2016, 17:45

Items like Jacks etc, if you do not already have them can often be purchased locally a lot cheaper than in the UK....just a thought
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Re: HELP !! Citroen tools

Post by myglaren » 20 Feb 2016, 19:11

Stonehopper wrote: Electric rattle gun maybe? What's the Slovenic Voltage? Drill to drill out peenings.


Standard European 230V @ 50Hz.
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Re: HELP !! Citroen tools

Post by Stonehopper » 20 Feb 2016, 21:45

"There's a tiny house . . . . by a tiny stream . . ."

I remember that from my childhood - awful song! I thought they were singing: "Captain and a bosun by the se-e-e-e-e . . ." Ugh - what was that about?

Gawd help'us - it ain't dead! :yikes:
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Post by myglaren » 20 Feb 2016, 23:26

Only ever heard it by Max Bygraves and I hate Max Bygraves.
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Re: HELP !! Citroen tools

Post by 2cy » 21 Feb 2016, 10:21

"There's a tiny house...

...and that exactly has to do with what ?
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Re: HELP !! Citroen tools

Post by Stonehopper » 21 Feb 2016, 10:27

Blame me - it was Steve's "location" that sparked that off!

An 'age' thing.
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Re: HELP !! Citroen tools

Post by 2cy » 21 Feb 2016, 14:08

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