Is it possible to date my spheres from the markings ?

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Is it possible to date my spheres from the markings ?

Post by Pcheaven »

I am curious as to their age

Can anyone advise please ?
Yes. I see the obvious possible date marking. Just not sure if it actually a date or just coincidence.

Thanks

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Re: Is it possible to date my spheres from the markings ?

Post by white exec »

Just looked at the spheres here (all genuine Citroen, which have the chevron logo stamped into them) and the date is coded, eg xyz-ab-CD, and not easily readable. The one in your photo is presumably an aftermarket one. Most of these don't have a date, so someone might recognise that one.
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Re: Is it possible to date my spheres from the markings ?

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white exec wrote:
Fri Apr 23, 2021 3:49 pm
Just looked at the spheres here (all genuine Citroen, which have the chevron logo stamped into them) and the date is coded, eg xyz-ab-CD, and not easily readable. The one in your photo is presumably an aftermarket one. Most of these don't have a date, so someone might recognise that one.
As I suspected. Many thanks.
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ToDo list.

1. ̶G̶e̶t̶ ̶c̶a̶m̶ ̶b̶e̶t̶ ̶e̶t̶c̶ ̶r̶e̶p̶l̶a̶c̶e̶d̶ ̶e̶t̶c̶
Have a GnT
2. G̶e̶t̶ ̶t̶h̶e̶ ̶r̶a̶d̶i̶o̶ ̶t̶o̶ ̶w̶o̶r̶k̶.̶ ̶
Have a GnT
3. Adjust the clutch
Have a GnT
4. Clean LHM tank then a complete flush
Have a GnT
5. Wash, clay bar then ceramic coat paintwork.
Have a GnT
6. Replace rear spheres
Have a GnT
7. Replace bottom hose

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Re: Is it possible to date my spheres from the markings ?

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They are Am-tec part no. Motor factor issue.
I suspect that is date of manufacture.
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Re: Is it possible to date my spheres from the markings ?

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rutter123 wrote:
Fri Apr 23, 2021 6:12 pm
They are Am-tec part no. Motor factor issue.
I suspect that is date of manufacture.
Thank you very much.
BX Meteor. Sub 20000 miles. Very Original.

ToDo list.

1. ̶G̶e̶t̶ ̶c̶a̶m̶ ̶b̶e̶t̶ ̶e̶t̶c̶ ̶r̶e̶p̶l̶a̶c̶e̶d̶ ̶e̶t̶c̶
Have a GnT
2. G̶e̶t̶ ̶t̶h̶e̶ ̶r̶a̶d̶i̶o̶ ̶t̶o̶ ̶w̶o̶r̶k̶.̶ ̶
Have a GnT
3. Adjust the clutch
Have a GnT
4. Clean LHM tank then a complete flush
Have a GnT
5. Wash, clay bar then ceramic coat paintwork.
Have a GnT
6. Replace rear spheres
Have a GnT
7. Replace bottom hose