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Re: a new acquisition

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The factory service manual for the GS is fantastic. I had one when I had a GS but it is long gone now.

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sonoramicommando wrote:By the way, does anyone have factory manual?
Don't know whether this will help:
http://www.ebaman.com/index.php/remosit ... itroen/GS/

Go for Files Area > Motor > Citroen > GS
You'll need to register, and then files are printable pdf's.

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Re: a new acquisition

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The factory manual is in two books; 008101 & 008102. Characteristics, adjustments, checks, and Mechanical components, electrical system, bodywork.
Some things are better described, and there are many more photographs, but the Hyenas will get you through.

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white exec wrote:
sonoramicommando wrote:By the way, does anyone have factory manual?
Don't know whether this will help:
http://www.ebaman.com/index.php/remosit ... itroen/GS/

Go for Files Area > Motor > Citroen > GS
You'll need to register, and then files are printable pdf's.
right this is in swedish, then?
it's funny cos i thought about buying a saab at one time - i'm willing to learn french but this is going one step further :lol:
let's see google translate is any good... :rofl2:

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Stonehopper wrote:The factory manual is in two books; 008101 & 008102. Characteristics, adjustments, checks, and Mechanical components, electrical system, bodywork.
Some things are better described, and there are many more photographs, but the Hyenas will get you through.
I'm guessing you have hardcopy - is it hard to get hold of?

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Apologies - I didn't realise the Ebaman manual above was in Swedish. It's been a useful source of manuals for a while (the XM manuals run to several volumes). I should have opened the GS/GSA files to inspect! Pics and circuits might be useful, even if text impenetrable.

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white exec wrote:Apologies - I didn't realise the Ebaman manual above was in Swedish. It's been a useful source of manuals for a while (the XM manuals run to several volumes). I should have opened the GS/GSA files to inspect! Pics and circuits might be useful, even if text impenetrable.
Sorry - I didn't mean to sound ungrateful, as that wasn't a complaint at all. It's still better than nothing! :-D
Maybe this will be an incentive to learn Swedish after all ;)

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No problem. Good luck with the hunt.

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sonoramicommando wrote: I'm guessing you have hardcopy - is it hard to get hold of?
Just back from a week away.
Loch Ness:
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Got mine from Rob Moss at Chevronics many years ago. May have been about £30 - maybe.

Try here: http://www.citroenet.org.uk/resources/r ... index.html
Click on the "Citroen publications" link and there will appear a variety of downloadable sections in pdf form.

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Re: a new acquisition

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a bad news and a good news regarding sunroof.
peeled the sealant and opened it up and most of the visible part of the tray looks rustfree. There is a bit of rust around the front drain tubes.
Water drained well on the front right drain, front left needed a bit of poking around - will need to give a good poking.
The leading edge of the sun roof panel itself was falling apart though - chunks of rust fell off every time I touched there (will post photos later).
Question - how much gap is a good amount between the seal and the sun roof opening?

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Re: a new acquisition

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Stonehopper wrote:
sonoramicommando wrote: I'm guessing you have hardcopy - is it hard to get hold of?
Just back from a week away.
Loch Ness:
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Got mine from Rob Moss at Chevronics many years ago. May have been about £30 - maybe.

Try here: http://www.citroenet.org.uk/resources/r ... index.html
Click on the "Citroen publications" link and there will appear a variety of downloadable sections in pdf form.
Does your manual have parts list as well?
It would be super handy to have one - I think I found one online (for GS) but it seems to cover mechanical parts only (no body/interiors)

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Re: a new acquisition

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My manuals do not have a parts list as such, but if you can access my drop-box you will find a manual for the GS '72 on in there, which I believe has been loaded up by Tony Jackson. You won't find any reference to sun-roof parts, but my manual 008102 includes bodywork, and there are six pages on the sun-roof. I have loaded that into the drop-box also. Drop-box accounts are free, though you might have to register to access. If it comes up with a window asking for log in details, try clicking it away with the cross (X) in the top right corner. Works for me - but I do have a drop-box account.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/mdqmiz5ghsvni ... 2.pdf?dl=0

https://www.dropbox.com/s/ucuvt8wcfzvq7 ... 0.pdf?dl=0

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Re: a new acquisition

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oh swell that's great - did you scan the sunroof section for me? thanks heaps!
i need to get hold of that manual... are the illustrations in greyscale?

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Scanned - yes, though they have not come out too well through pdf format. I've scanned the four pages with images in again. They are in greyscale in the manual, and quite grainey;
https://www.dropbox.com/s/gukl7s8dauq02 ... 1.jpg?dl=0
https://www.dropbox.com/s/6ciaram8iw8kz ... 2.jpg?dl=0
https://www.dropbox.com/s/qwr0pwwbgtpet ... 3.jpg?dl=0
https://www.dropbox.com/s/f4ivdj4yec66c ... 4.jpg?dl=0

The manual also shows all body parts and methods of replacing same, along with jigs for checking tolerances, and various tools; dimensions and so forth.

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Re: a new acquisition

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^ thanks!