Citroen fleet update AX, ID and CX

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Citroen fleet update AX, ID and CX

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hi, just started a project. 1994 Citroen AX 1.4 TGS E2 with electric windows and sunroof about 200k km.

Some of the Citroens I have at the moment:

1960 ID:
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1987 CX GTI Turbo 2:

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1984 CX GTI Turbo 2 and Citroen AX 1.1 spot 1996

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And Another AX 1.1 spot 1996:

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Picked her up 160mls from my house:

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Oops towcar in front flipped had to stay 50min in the congestion:

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Bought a MPH dash through a good acquaintance:

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It's been moted (it failed)
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Headlight not attached correctly.

sills both sides L + R.

After MOT a few days later we started fixing the sills by welding new pieces into it:

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After welding the sills it passed the MOT:
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Oops:

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During welding the sills so had to redo the whole fuel system.
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Sorted the white smoke issue:

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jsp wrote:
Oops:

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During welding the sills so had to redo the whole fuel system.
very lucky she didnt go up in flames there then,

would definitely been a hot hatch
Regards, malcolm.

current ride a BX 1.7 TZD estate
1986 MK1 BX 1.9na D Auto(in Mothman Andy's stable )
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citronut wrote:
jsp wrote:
Oops:

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During welding the sills so had to redo the whole fuel system.
very lucky she didnt go up in flames there then,

would definitely been a hot hatch
Used a fire extinguisher to be safe.
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Upgraded my Dark green AX alternator to 70A and starter to a valeo one. Starts much better and less weight.

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Dark green AX.

Well it seems the old alternator almost ran till his end of life:

Old one measure only 12.9V

New one 14.5V

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My wiper motor went slower and slower and gave up yesterday. I couldn't drive the car until it has been fixed as it has been raining the whole week:



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And also found some AX GT wheels for spares:

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Got my GTI block last Saturday:

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No sludge in this engine:

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Some almost new spark plugs:

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Got a AX GTI brake booster:

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Some progress on the GTI Engine (degreased and hammerited it):

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Degreasing the rest aswell:

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Degreased baffle plate:

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Washerbottle neck changed to a Saxo one:

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Parts degreased:

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Tow hook rust removed using sandblasting and recoated against rust:

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While exchanging the engine I replaced the voltage regulator aswell on the alternator:

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Degreased baffle plate:

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Engine is swapped:

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Temprature correct without thermostat:

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New wiper to replace the temporary wiper:

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Need to fix this gauge aswell:

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Fixed another ignition module for the CEL. It's staying off now:

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Radio is zooming without this:

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GTI interior bits:

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Changed the clock lamp to yellow:

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