How much do you love your BX?

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How much do you love your BX?

Post by m_2975 » Fri May 19, 2006 2:04 pm

Hi Chaps,

Just wondering to what extent you would go for your BX. I know that I wouldn't part with it nomatter what. My family wanted to move back to Switzerland but I said I wouldn't go cause I couldn't take my BX.

Call me crazy but that's me.

How crazy are you?
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Post by tim leech » Fri May 19, 2006 2:06 pm

I wont part with my 16V again now, I missed it everyday for 8 years and now its back its staying for good.

On a different note Im being buried in my Sd1!

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Re: How much do you love your BX?

Post by M » Fri May 19, 2006 2:18 pm

m_2975 wrote:How much do you love your BX?
Well, not enough to not throw it out of bed if I got an offer from Anneka Rice or Carol Vordeman of course.... But on the whole I wouldnt want it out of my life.

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Post by Philip Chidlow » Fri May 19, 2006 2:21 pm

Since I've had my beloved silver GTi auto I've parted with many a good car: a Mercedes 300SE, a Saab 900 turbo, a Toyota Previa, a green BX GTi manual, a white BX GTi manual, a black BX GTi auto and - the one I wish I hadn't sold (there's always one) a red Visa GTi...

And I don't think I will ever willingly part with my BX. But if it was a choice between moving to Australia or keeping my BX...

No offence. But I'd keep the BX :D
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Post by Stewart (oily!) » Fri May 19, 2006 2:31 pm

I chose my BX over a Xantia TD (which I owned) and an Audi A4 TD Avant which would have been mine for a very reasonable price indeed, I must be barking mad :roll:
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Post by Cornishbx16v » Fri May 19, 2006 2:31 pm

^^ i'd be moving to oz loL!

yes its a good car but its only a car! i do get a lot of enjoyment out of it true but then i also get a lot of enjoyment out of my mountain bike! :wink:
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Post by M » Fri May 19, 2006 2:33 pm

Cornishbx16v wrote:^^yes its a good car but its only a car! i do get a lot of enjoyment out of it true but then i also get a lot of enjoyment out of my mountain bike! :wink:
As would I out of Anneka Rice :twisted: :wink:

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Post by Philip Chidlow » Fri May 19, 2006 2:35 pm

A holiday in Oz, maybe... 'cos I would miss driving around Europe :lol:
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Post by cavmad » Fri May 19, 2006 4:45 pm

Having sold most of the BX`s I really liked along the way it`s difficult to say. I miss the one Vanny`s mate had the most (my first `proper` BX) and also the black GTi auto and the silver TZD are missed.
I`m not sure I`d never sell any of my current ones, though if (when) the 1.9TD gets road legal that may all change!
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Post by Kitch » Fri May 19, 2006 6:06 pm

This is a sore area for me.

I've lavished pound after pound on the 16v and if it rains I don't like taking it out of the garage! Its almost silly really.....I probably like it too much.

My other problem is that now I have this GT....I know I will only be able to keep both for a short space of time. And the GT is ooozing as much character as the 16v and its even rarer.....I don't know anyone else with a BX 19GT! Anywhere!

Its got to the point where I might even keep the GT over the 16v :shock:

I hate it all really :(

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Post by tim leech » Fri May 19, 2006 7:35 pm

Kitch my 16v doesnt come out in the wet if I can help it, its rusty enough without me adding to it, I check the weather forecast before I even think of opening the garage door on the Rover! :?

Yes I know im sad!

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Post by ellevie » Sat May 20, 2006 12:41 am

You could always have the car shipped to Europe.
It costs about £2000 to ship a car from the UK to Australia.
A small price to pay for the love of you life.
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Post by cavmad » Sat May 20, 2006 6:54 am

ellevie wrote:A small price to pay for the love of you life.
Hang on, if you`re talking about exporting `the love of my life` then £20,000 would be a small price to pay. Trouble is how the hell do I persuade her to sit in a container with all her belongings in the first place :?: :D
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Post by tim leech » Sat May 20, 2006 8:14 am

:D :D :D :D

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Post by Barnsley BXer » Sat May 20, 2006 8:36 am

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