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peteh
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New member with a BX txd

Post by peteh » Thu Sep 21, 2006 4:58 pm

Hello all, just thought id introduce myself and my BX, been searching for a bargain turbo diesel BX since last December when i sold my faithful TZD, 22000 miles in 17 months, i had to sell it to put funds together to buy a 7 seat brat carrier!! But i yearned for another BX. About a month ago my friend said he'd bought a BX Diesel saloon with no MOT, i managed to get it off him in exchange for a nasty maroon Nova, me thinks i got the better deal. After a good half hour checking the BX over i found it wanted a CV boot and a small welding repair where the rear exhaust box hangs. I am now enjoying this car very much, Metallic dark grey TXD 1.7 its done 130000 miles, very quick car, quicker than my last BX and a pretty good example, and being as how my lovely wife introduced me to the joy of the internet, i can be part of an excellent club that caters for these cars. Below is a link for my new baby, enjoy cheers. Peter H.
http://uk.pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/terror ... pg&.src=ph

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Post by Philip Chidlow » Thu Sep 21, 2006 5:30 pm

Excellent, welcome to the Club! :D
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Post by cavmad » Thu Sep 21, 2006 5:56 pm

Hi, Pete! Nice looking car, sounds like you had a very good deal. Welcome along from me too!
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Post by Mr B » Thu Sep 21, 2006 7:08 pm

Nice looking car, TXD turbos are a bit rare too. Welcome along 8)
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Post by Barnsley BXer » Thu Sep 21, 2006 7:09 pm

cavmad wrote:Hi, Pete! Nice looking car, sounds like you had a very good deal. Welcome along from me too!
Me too
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peteh
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could do with a couple of bits

Post by peteh » Thu Sep 21, 2006 8:22 pm

My new baby needs a couple of parts, trying to track down a glovebox lid, roof ariel, and the windscreen washer that secures to the wiper. These cars are just so hard to find in breakers yards around Kent. Shame of it is i scrapped a TZD that id burnt my fingers on from Egay, sold its 16V alloys and Deflector for good money, in hindsight if i knew i was going to get another BX so quickly, i would have taken a lot more parts off the scrapper :( Must be some bits somewhere :!: :!:

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Post by jeremy » Thu Sep 21, 2006 8:33 pm

Wiper /washer jets are or were available new from GSF - my own view is that they are a rather unlovely creation and best got rid of - a job I'll probably do on my BX Turbo soon. Distilled or soft water may help.

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Post by tim leech » Thu Sep 21, 2006 9:18 pm

Aerials are available too, £10 would buy you the mast and the roof mounted bit on black also available from gsf.

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Post by docchevron » Fri Sep 22, 2006 2:22 am

Welcome to the mad house matey!

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parts

Post by peteh » Fri Sep 22, 2006 9:25 am

Thanx for the warm welcome's guys, anybody got a number for GSF? Now ive got myself a BX ive been spotting around my neck of the woods, just up the road from me is a red BX F reg stood outside a shop, been there a while, might have a word could have some useful bits on it.

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Post by tim leech » Fri Sep 22, 2006 12:07 pm

http://www.gsfcarparts.com/contact/branches.asp

Not sure which area Kent would fall under Pete, but click the link and every branch is listed, I order online and there very prompt!

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Post by Oscar » Mon Sep 25, 2006 12:03 pm

Hello Pete

Welcome to the club.

Whereabouts in Kent are you?

I threw out a wiper washer the other day. Why? because I'd fitted a spray nozzle onto the bonnet, which actually send the water onto the windscreen, instead of anywhere but. Costs about £2.50 from Halfrauds, and takes 10 mins to fit.
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Post by peteh » Mon Sep 25, 2006 5:40 pm

Hi Tom, apart from as your good self under a bonnet, against my better judgement i live in Faversham, thinking of going down the avenue of either a washer fitted to the bonnet or a pug 405 spray bar on the wiper kind of thing, i managed to get the car through an MOT with just a single stream of water from some plastic concocted thing thats bound with insulation tape (not my bodge) :!:
Citroen the thinking mans car, i think im off for a pint while i think about that tricky hydraulic job!!