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Post by cavmad » Mon Mar 13, 2006 9:24 pm

Bear with me sorry Aaron, I forgot about that.....
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Post by cavmad » Mon Mar 13, 2006 9:48 pm

118,444 Aaron, hope that helps.
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Post by sleepy0905 » Mon Mar 13, 2006 9:56 pm

Many thanks i can put that in the service history.
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Post by daneinter » Thu Mar 16, 2006 4:47 pm

This post tells me that I've landed on the right forum :D What an example of team work....If ever there is another team effort going I would love to be invited as I have so much to learn...I make a crackin cup of tea and pass spanners beautifully!! and would look forward to increasing my knowledge so I can eventually pass some on myself.....brilliant

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Post by cavmad » Thu Mar 16, 2006 5:00 pm

Thanks Daneinter, indeed it was cracking teamwork. It also meant I met another member of this forum (Sleepy) and hopefully I`ll be adding Philip (Chidlow) to my list shortly. I also learned how to change the front spheres thanks to Ken and Aaron which I`m sure will come in useful in the future.
I`ve said this a few times before and I`m more than happy to repeat myself: I`m a member of quite a few forums/clubs and whilst they all have their own unique attraction there truly isn`t another as good as this one.
Camerarderie, advice, help, the preservation of the BX marque, offers of (quite often free) spares and possibly the most important bit fun and friendship are the things most other clubs/forums can only dream of.
I came here originally looking for advice on my TGD hatchback and since then I`ve owned about another 5 or 6 BX`s at least. I think that sums it up really.
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Post by daneinter » Thu Mar 16, 2006 5:09 pm

I have read through a lot of old posts and the other thing which seems abiding here is that once you get the bug your wallet gets a bit of radical surgery :cry:

I suppose I could stop now (just say no!!) before I get truly addicted but on reflection Bu**er it.

I have this mental image of a group sat round in overalls and someone stands up and says " my name is mad pete and its 3 weeks since I bought a BX!!!

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Post by sleepy0905 » Thu Mar 16, 2006 5:24 pm

My name is Aaron and its been 5 1/2 years since i got addicted. :oops:
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Post by Oscar » Thu Mar 16, 2006 5:31 pm

My name is Oscar and I'm on my second. I thought I could control it, you know, maybe have a ZX instead, or a Pug 106, but I've got to admit it, I'm hooked.....


Well done guys, a great effort and very true to the spirit of the forum. You are great ambassadors for the BX.

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Post by Barnsley BXer » Thu Mar 16, 2006 5:35 pm

My name is Dean and I've owned 4 BX's over the last 10 years although I've been driving them for 16.Welcome to BX's anonymous,Daneinter. :D
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Post by cavmad » Thu Mar 16, 2006 5:42 pm

My name is Billy and I get withdrwal symptons if I don`t buy something BX at least once a week.
`er indoors suggested cold turkey, or rather has threatened to bin my computer, if I don`t stop soon. Trouble is what would life be like without a BX to mend or a missus to annoy?
I feel a Country and Westen style ballad coming on here.......time for a lie down I think.
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Post by Stewart (oily!) » Thu Mar 16, 2006 5:42 pm

My name is Stewart and I am a BXaholic :) I could stop, but I will not just yet
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Post by Terry Brooks » Thu Mar 16, 2006 5:52 pm

Hi .....I'm Terry ......I've run 2CV's for over 30years .....2years ago I wanted "something bigger" to tow a trailer tent with ....and I bought a BXTZD 'cos it was [a] A Citroen, Cheap & [c] Deisel .....wish I'd bought one years ago.
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Post by Vanny » Sun Mar 19, 2006 6:09 pm

OH MY GOD!!!!


How good is ken! Thats impressive mate! Glad to hear it all went so damn well. Appologies for not joining you, i've been without internet for two weeks now, some sort of viral infection which i think i now have licked. Also been 400+ miles round wales with a trailer, got MattWrays BX through the MOT FIRST TIME! (all be it the second time we had driven it to the bottom of the drive to find some other major fault and take it back into the garage!). Finally figured out what my electircal problem was (glowplugs staying on permanantly!). I'm also now Captain of Liverpool University Canoe Club (so just call me captain vanny from now on!)


Any pictures of the new car/engine on the road yet?

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Post by sleepy0905 » Sun Mar 19, 2006 6:14 pm

Yes vanny go to page 4 of this posting there is a series of 9 pictures.

Its runnin well except the replacement box is a bL4 not a bE3 and the diff is a different ratio so foot hard to the floor and about 4300Rpm it does 85Mph flat out.
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Post by jeremy » Sun Mar 19, 2006 6:19 pm

Should accelerate like a turbo then with that gearbox!

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