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I had voltmeter drop to zero last week on my 5a - no other fault. Pulled the dash top out, and fiddled with connections, and now working again. Don't know where the problem was, and couldn't reproduce the fault, but happy now.
Far too small for SM/XM. There is a Citroen Dyane and a maybe a Renault 12 or Citroen Ami estate next to it. Looks about 2/3 scale, but those 5 stud wheels are oversize, and not very french
But do carefully make sure the bits are symmetrical. These cars have in many cases been run on an absolute shoestring in the past, with parts replaced singly (and secondhand) when they should have been done in pairs. Among several differences between left and right sides, I had a 12 coil front sprin...
I needed new outers, and made them from aluminium bar stock, with a gasket against the body. Drill the bar, and cut at the right angle with a hacksaw - finish with a file. Works just fine, and looks indistinguishable from OE.
- Sun Jan 07, 2018 7:43 pm
- Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
- Topic: Have a manual but don't like the clutch?
- Replies: 7
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The difficulty is not declutching to change gear - that bit is relatively easy. The big issue is modulating clutch engagement from rest, taking into account variables of gradient, load, throttle position etc. It is only the advent of microprocessors and multiple engagement maps that has made this re...