It only took a moment, This could happen to YOU.

Racontez-nous vos anecdotes ou autres histoires de vous et votre deuche!! Ce sera un plaisir de vous lire.

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old2cvman
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It only took a moment, This could happen to YOU.

Messagepar old2cvman » 01 févr. 2018, 21:17

Old2cvman... stopping by'e with another Historic memory...... I built this Red Devil, in the early 1980s... from a scrapper I bought cheap.....another vehicle to my abundance fleet, of 2 C.V. variants that a used at weekend events, I ran this for approx five years.... before she sadly died. in a quick Cremation Ceremony.

I was driving home from work one evening, and the Petrol delivery pipe up to the Carburetor, slipped of its mounting and pumped fuel onto a red hot manifold, the underside of my Bonnet was lined with 2 inch thick noise eliminating Wadding, which caught fire instantly... in 6 seconds of braking and jumping out the Car to save my Life... she was gone.... before you ask..... Oh Yes I had a Commercial Heavy duty extinguisher under the passenger seat... it was a senario of Run for your Life.
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My old CV is catching me up in AGE 45 years old to.jpg
PUBLICISING MY BOOK at the LAUNCH CROWN PLAZA HOTE.jpg
FARE WELL to a faithful friend, who died suddenly.jpg
BURNED OUT INTERIOR.JPG
SADLY she lies a broke shell.jpg
THE BEGINNING of the END of my RED DEVIL A burst P.jpg
My OLD RED DEVIL.jpg
A dear old friend on our day out unfortunately she.jpg
THE EXPLOITES OF A TRUCK DRIVER.FRAMED.jpg

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zamzam
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Date de naissance : 27 juillet 1959
Localisation : Nord bassin d'Arcadichon / Couches du trhone

Re: It only took a moment, This could happen to YOU.

Messagepar zamzam » 01 févr. 2018, 22:41

old2cvman a écrit :the Petrol delivery pipe up to the Carburetor, slipped of its mounting .

The solution is call "serflex" :siffle:
PS : you seem had a rich life !
ça fait longtemps que je le couvais ... j'ai fait une rechute !
La 2CV : la seule voiture "open source"

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Poyducotam
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Ma deuche : 2CV6 Spécial E 1983
Date de naissance : 23 août 1966
Localisation : Indre et Loire

Re: It only took a moment, This could happen to YOU.

Messagepar Poyducotam » 02 févr. 2018, 06:29

The lesson is ?
Always buy an extinguisher ? Ask your passenger to watch after de fuel pipe ?
Not of all, today's lesson is : fuel pipe end must be strongly tight Serflex or Colson band.

Anyway, she was saved and you too :pouce:

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Deuchémoi
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Date de naissance : 30 octobre 1968
Localisation : Vitrolles (13) ... au soleil !!!

Re: It only took a moment, This could happen to YOU.

Messagepar Deuchémoi » 02 févr. 2018, 07:10

Hello !
I put your story in the right section ! :wink:
Ouch ! Poor car ! You save your life, it the most important ... (The AUDI in the back seems to have had the same story as yours :mdr: )
As David (Zamzam) said, you had (have !!!) a very busy life ! :o
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Daithi
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Re: It only took a moment, This could happen to YOU.

Messagepar Daithi » 02 févr. 2018, 08:38

Rich life indeed :tchin:



...............avec un modèle unique, un 2CV4 de '66 :cafe:

















...............mais il était bercer comment? ce garçon? :???:

Marcus06
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Re: It only took a moment, This could happen to YOU.

Messagepar Marcus06 » 02 févr. 2018, 17:44

Why died ? Ready for re-building and for a new life !

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vinss789
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Re: It only took a moment, This could happen to YOU.

Messagepar vinss789 » 05 févr. 2018, 15:26

thanks for sharing your story(ies) here, that's a nice effort to look for and write on a french forum ! and such a pleasure for us to read those stories

old2cvman
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A Boot Lid Box.... for quick shopping spree.

Messagepar old2cvman » 06 févr. 2018, 17:44

Thank You ..member Vinss789..... for your encouraging lovely comment, all my postings, are aimed as enjoyable experiences, that I have encountered in 60 years of CV..ing , sharing with other lovers of Citroen 2 C.V. vehicles , is what all my Stories are all about.... no other motive ..... I am glad you like my input to this wonderful site...... Mister Administator ????

Here is a little original Boot Lid Box I manufactured, my first attempt from Two Washing machine Lids,, and a little ingenuity.... as time passed , a more modified version , which I made from a thrown away Refrigerator.... the Spare wheel showing is decoration.... but it does bring the character to life too. and it hold more daily findings.... for my forth coming projects.

During the last War... My City of Liverpool was pounded nightly by German Bombers,from 1939 until mid 1943 ,,then it became Flying Bombs sent from the French coast cities, untill 1944 the Invasion of Europe. As As a young Boy aged eight, and my next brother aged 10 we daily rummaged throughout Bombed properties, and salvaged anything that was us full in those Hard Times....my other Three siblings served in the services, One in North Africa, with the Eighth Army, One in the European theatre of War, and one in the Far East. This knowledge has never left my mind, thats why I have some many talents at manufacturing any thing I need in Life.... its a Challenge thats in stilled in ME...a good code of practice. that pays big dividends, if your enterprising.
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INSIDE NEW BOOTBOX,.JPG
BAZ ON BOOT BEFORE TEXAS TRIP..JPG
CITROEN on Front. Sept.4th. 2017. 4th.JPG
C.V. REVAMP. 5th.JPG
MY 2 CV REVAMP. 2015.JPG

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igli83
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Re: It only took a moment, This could happen to YOU.

Messagepar igli83 » 26 févr. 2018, 22:17

:salut: Hello, my english brother, your 2cv is really great, it will be an American truck..in England, we call the 2cv iron snail :mdr:
La Méhari, c'est qu'une Dyane avec une bassine dessus, et les performances d'un 435cm3.
. :ignorant:

old2cvman
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Re: It only took a moment, This could happen to YOU.

Messagepar old2cvman » 27 févr. 2018, 13:57

My vehicles are always modified, improvisation gives them the Kiss of Long Life... this is 52 years young...any one with loads of Money can purchase new panels and parts, but my approach is re manufacture your self every thing you need, this way experience teaches you knowledge and skills, I have just re strengthened all my rear under the Boot Chassis, with steel fit for a Battle Ship, and the Chassis Edged with Angle Iron.... its therapeutic experience, and stimulates my BRAIN and my ABILITIES to improve on things.

I dont build these to Win academy awards .. or compliments from 2 C.V. owners, I do this to sustain road worthy vehicles that will last a life time, with minimal break downs....
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Bolted extra underside panelling to Chassis.JPG
Bolted extra underside panelling to Chassis.JPG (123.45 Kio) Consulté 319 fois
CLOSE UP UNDER O.Side Arch. painted. Feb.24th. 2018.JPG
CLOSE UP UNDER O.Side Arch. painted. Feb.24th. 2018.JPG (125.73 Kio) Consulté 319 fois
Preserving Under Wheel Arches with Paint after modiification work. Feb 24th 2018.JPG
Preserving Under Wheel Arches with Paint after modiification work. Feb 24th 2018.JPG (125.91 Kio) Consulté 319 fois
Fuel Tank Boxed in from Road Weather underside. Painted Feb. 24th 2018.JPG
Fuel Tank Boxed in from Road Weather underside. Painted Feb. 24th 2018.JPG (124.67 Kio) Consulté 319 fois
A LOOK UNDER THE BACK END AREA. PAINTED. Feb 24th .2018.JPG
A LOOK UNDER THE BACK END AREA. PAINTED. Feb 24th .2018.JPG (131.58 Kio) Consulté 319 fois


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