Here, I wire brushed the numbers, sprayed with flat black and wiped once. This should be readable with the strobe light.
New pilot ball bearing from local store.
The book doesn't call it, but I've used copper washers to avoid any eventual leak and some Loctite on the threads.
The purpose of this blog is to keep my client posted on the progress and to help me for future reference. Feel free to contact me with suggestions or comments. Thanks for stopping by, Philip Caron, Citroen Restoration and Repair, Hamden, CT, USA, 203-230-5810 www.philcaron.com