My 1975' Citroën Dyane 6 [Restoration Inside]

Discussion in 'Automotive' started by Aleferna_dls, Feb 19, 2018.

  1. Aleferna_dls

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    Well, this is the car I've recently adquired. It's a Citroën Dyane 6 from 1975, bought new by my uncle. It has 22.000 real Kilometers (About 13.500 miles) and the interior is awesomely conserved. However, as you can see, the exterior is in bad condition (Because It has had a rural life) Also, chasis was slightly bent (And it had some cracks)
    In terms of engine, it works amazingly, and it started at first attempt AFTER 22 YEARS STOPPED!!!!!!
    There you have some photos:

    -In the place It was stopped for 22 years



    -On the street:







    START AFTER 22 YEARS (I'm sorry about the quality, but I had problems with the original one)


    -Next to my other Restorarion project, a 1971 Renault 12 TL:


    Clean engine:


    On the trailer, ready to be carried to the workshop :



    At the paint workshop:




    At the mechanical workshop





    I love seeing my dyane next to other classics such as: Some Barreiros tractors, a Talbot Horizon, a Simca 1200 GLS, a Nissan 200sx, a Renault 6 GTL, a Seat 124 D LS, a Renault 18 and a Triumph Spitfire













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  2. Cheekqo

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    Nice car, I really hope she goes well for ya!
     
  3. Nadeox1

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    Wow, that's a beautiful one.
     
  4. Tsutarja495

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    That's looking good, I hope the restoration process is as smooth as butter.
     
  5. Aleferna_dls

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    I hope so. In fact, (and after some documents problems) It's now legally mine :D


    Thx! And It would be even prettier when it get repaired and painted :)
     
  6. FLyInG 2 YoUr SoUL

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    Great little car, nice project, can't wait to see the fully-restored car. :)

    Consider moving it to a custom, galvanized chassis if you plan to use it as a daily driver. :)
     
  7. Aleferna_dls

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    I'm going to buy a new galvanized chasis, but in a 4-5 years term, not now because I think that, after the reinforcements and reparations it will temporally work properly. Thanks for the suggestion
     
  8. MrAnnoyingDude

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    If I were you, I'd have it as an unpainted farm beater, just like your uncle did.
     
  9. Aleferna_dls

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    I thought about it, but then I saw a restored Dyane and... well, I just loved it :)
     
  10. Cory5503

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    So cool! Good luck, it's got a lot of potential.
     
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  11. Nivracer

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    That's really cool! I want a 2cv myself, but that's a few years down the road, and I might have to import one from Europe as they aren't very common in the United States.
     
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  12. Aleferna_dls

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    Don't loose patience, I'm sure you'll find a 2cv! In fact, I know about a Ohio man who came here to Spain to the 1992 Sevilla's EXPO, and he loved 2cv so much that imported to the USA the 2cv who bought here

    PD:
    https://www.milanuncios.com/venta-de-coches-clasicos/citroen-2cv.htm
    https://www.milanuncios.com/venta-de-coches-clasicos/citroen-dyane-6.htm?pagina=2
     
  13. Ytrewq

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    BidGoLive calculator promised me around $1000-$2000 for container overseas transportation, not sure how accurate it is. A good idea is teaming up with someone who sends cars as well, so you can pack multiple cars into one container (3-4) and pay less.
    Another possibility is sending your car on a RO-RO ship, though I don't know how much it will cost. It will be safer for the car though, as the containers sometimes detach and fall overboard.
     
  14. Aleferna_dls

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    Interesting, I thought It was more expensive
     
  15. Aleferna_dls

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    Update!

    Finally the mechanic has started to repair the brake system and transmission rubbers!



    Here you can clearly see the repaired and reinforced chassis:



    It has had a hard life
     
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  16. Aleferna_dls

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  17. Mr.Blueboy

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    Oh. My. Word. That thing is gorgeous!!! I love it! :D :D
     
  18. General S'mores

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    That's a lot of good progress! I congratulate you for making so much with salvaging the vehicle in just a few months.
     
  19. SuperDuperViralThing

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    STANCE IT!

    Btw you don't have to, just a idea.
    Love the work you've done, I mean just look at it
     
  20. Aleferna_dls

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    --- Post updated ---
    It's reletively easy to low it, however it damages the transmissions

    Thank you everybody! :D
     
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