An Introduction and a Find

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An Introduction and a Find

Post by panky » Thu Mar 15, 2018 10:42 am

Morning all,
I've been a BX fan for ages, ever since I had a gorgeous red 8v GTi many moons ago. My yearning for one was kicked off again when I spotted a similar car to mine on Car and Classics but sadly I can't get one just yet as I need to make room by repairing and selling my Morris Minor Traveller - which I love but not as much as a BX.
I have come across a rarity and would love to bid on it but apart from not having the space my wife absolutely hates BX's so I've got an uphill struggle on my hands :roll: The car is a GT Digit and, according to the blurb, it's the only right hand drive one left in the country and will be on auction at Brightwells next week.
Check out lot No 224, I love it 8)

https://www.brightwells.com/classic-mot ... 250&page=1

Hopefully an enthusiast will take it on as the MOT history suggests that some work could be needed soon on suspension mounts.

Cheers
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Re: An Introduction and a Find

Post by Defender110 » Mon Mar 19, 2018 2:46 pm

Very rare indeed, there was one on here a few years ago that got passed about a little before being restored and shipped to Ireland IIRC.
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Re: An Introduction and a Find

Post by panky » Mon Mar 19, 2018 3:44 pm

It's a bit far for me to go and check it out but it does look good in the pictures, just that slightly questionable MOT history hanging over it. It wouldn't put me off though and I'd love to take it on.
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Re: An Introduction and a Find

Post by Kitch » Tue Mar 20, 2018 10:07 am

It's the same car that's been on here before.

I've driven it around a farm!

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Re: An Introduction and a Find

Post by panky » Tue Mar 20, 2018 11:31 am

Ah thanks for that. Did a bit of searching and found some interesting posts but not an actual restoration thread, would have like to have seen that.
Anyone going to the auction?
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Re: An Introduction and a Find

Post by panky » Wed Mar 21, 2018 6:43 pm

The Digit went for £700, seems like a bit of a bargain
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Re: An Introduction and a Find

Post by Defender110 » Thu Mar 22, 2018 7:39 am

:shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:

Blumin eck, that went cheap, someone got a bargain there. They were fighting over this a couple of years back IIRC?
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1987 Citroen BX MK1 diesel estate.
1997 Mercedes C230 W202 - daily driver.
2010 BMW X1 SE 2.0D Auto - Her indoors daily driver.
2003 Land Rover Discovery TD5 - hobby days and camping.
1993 Land Rover Discovery 300tdi 3 door - in need of TLC

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Re: An Introduction and a Find

Post by panky » Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:52 am

I know, I've got that pig sick feeling of knowing a bargain like that will never come up again :(
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