When I removed the engine from the engine bay, I noticed the fan case of the engine needed some love and attention too; the paint was faded and the metal rusty in certain areas. Because I’m a sucker for nicely painted stuff, I decided to paint this part as well. But then began the mighty […]
While I was waiting on some parts for the engine upgrade, I painted the inner fender that I bought from the Dutch Ami Club. I removed all the factory transportation paint with a 3M Scotch Brite strip disc. Then I removed all dust and dirt with a mild thinner and then spray painted it with 2k […]
Back in 2004 the internet was not that populair to find vintage cars. I found a nice Ami 8 berline in the color bleu petrel in Paris on Anciennes.net. It belonged to madame Lemaire. So got the car as a present from her late husband. Her daughter found her mother to old to drive the […]
There’s only one brand of tires that should be fitted on a Ami 8 in my modest opinion, and that’s a Michelin tire. Not only because of the handling on dry and wet roads (perfect), the quality of the ride (perfect) but also because they look really good on a Citroën. An Ami 8 just looks better […]
On all Ami8’s this is a pretty sensitive area. Also on my Ami8. The left side was ok, but the right side seemed more like crisps. I replaced them with excellent repair parts from 2cvKeza run by Janez Kesmah
I decided to give the website some attention, but accidentaly erased the database. Oh well…. might as well start over again!