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I have to change the 2nd/3rd gear synchromesh on
I've used to do blogs using Google but they changed
the interface and it is painful to use, so I am switching to Photobucket
where I can still put captions and info on each picture.
I do this to keep the client informed and for references
later down the raod.
Enjoy if you are interested!
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Front end work and some undercarriage rust repair.
Delivered for now but will come back for a rustproofing job.
Working on the rear bearings
DSpecial, bought in Indiana by a Connecticut resident
DS21 Grand Route. Spheres, brake accumulator and rear brake
shifter, CRC, boot etc... '72 DS21
This car came in originally because the engine would stop running
after 15 mn or so. There are also multiple leaks and the first gear
jump out of gear and grinds...
a '73 Citroën SM Automatique
Major hydraulic leaks on the braking system due to rodents
The electronic injection system was floating 2 cylinders; so bad
that raw gas was coming out from the exhaust! She purrs like a kitten
Beautiful car but the brakes were on the verge to fail!
a DS21, dead for 27 years!
Another beautiful car; she is back on the raod now
This Argentinean Deuche was smoking a lot and had no power. The
engine had to be rebuilt
a 1973 Citroen SM
This SM was stopped for 16 years. It is powered by a 3 liter Maserati
engine. I had a bad surprise when I removed the oil pan and had
to rebuild the engine. She is powerful and on the road now
Traction Avant 11BL
Beautiful car with some brake problems. She is for sale by the
one DS out of two
These 2 DS were stored for over 20 years. The white one is on the
road now; the other one went to DS Heaven
a 1963 Daimler SP250
Very cool car. She needed more work than expected
of a 1967 D from silicone fluid to LHM
A beautiful rust free '67 wagon. She ran on silicone fluid which
ruined the hydraulic system. Now she is a rare US D wagon running
liter Maserati rebuild for a 1972 SM
Another story of a broken valve. Some extensive damage was done
when th valve got stuck between the piston and the head...
of a 1967 DS21 Cabriolet Usine Export.
The story of the restauration of a US Export cabriolet usine, back
to her original color...