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Post by stuart_hedges » Fri Oct 21, 2005 2:35 pm

Should make it a bit clearer really - those are cars I have owned rather than cars I own now! The Rover is the only one I've still got but it is under restoration. Very slow restoration, as it lives 50 miles away from me and I don't have the money or skills to do it.

It was my first car though and I love it to bits, I'd hate to be parted from it! I'm sure I'll drive it again one day, after that big lottery win I keep promising myself!

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Post by cavmad » Fri Oct 21, 2005 3:06 pm

I wish I could restore cars, I`d do the same as you if I won the lottery. I`d buy a mansion house and have a huge garage/workshop and fill it with every single available tool and machine available.
Isn`t one of the benefits of a P6 that every panel can be unbolted and replaced?
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Post by Oscar » Fri Oct 21, 2005 4:15 pm

Stuart

You're in Kent! My goodness, I was starting to think I was the only member in the South-East. I'm a bit jealous of all those northern types to be honest, popping in and out of each others' houses all day, nicking each others' tools.

Where are you? And why don't you buy that BX estate from the chap in Maidstone? see 2 BXes for spare or repair on ebay, in the for sale section.

We could have a mini-meet then.

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Post by Grace » Fri Oct 21, 2005 7:42 pm

Car currently being rebuilt: if I get my finger out should be back together for Easter. Correction, it will be back together for Easter.

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Post by DLM » Sat Oct 22, 2005 10:31 am

I'd be up for a midlands meet too: especially after my daughter offered to pay petrol money for a trip to Leicester to see her boyfriend some weekend soon.
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Post by Barnsley BXer » Sat Oct 22, 2005 11:05 am

Has anybody thought about Billing Aquadrome on the outskirts of Northampton?Its pretty central only a few miles from the M1.It's primarily a camp site but you used to be able to get a day ticket.There's everything there for the little kids while the big kids talk BX's.Maybe they've got a website,I haven't checked.
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Post by Calfskin » Sat Oct 22, 2005 6:36 pm

How about in the middle of the UK - I'm sure the Scottish member would love to come down!

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Post by stuart_hedges » Mon Oct 24, 2005 12:13 pm

Hooray, good to know my website's still famous! http://www.geocities.com/stuart_hedges for some of the worst G-series you'll ever see.

I did try to move the site to a new address but the hosting company went bust...

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Post by stuart_hedges » Mon Oct 24, 2005 12:16 pm

Oscar, thanks, I hadn't spotted that estate. Might well make him an offer, I'll let you know how it goes.

I keep looking at Saab 900s at the moment, can someone please persuade me that I'd rather have a Citroen?

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Post by mnde » Mon Oct 24, 2005 7:12 pm

Dare I mention the word 'Sally'...?

Noticed a typo in your list of cars where this particular one is concerned ;-)

... she's back on the market...! It's possible I might go 'halves' with Chris and run her for a while if my G goes into the workshop soon.

Back on topic- I do recommend a BX. Mine's rather dead at the moment, woe is me :( An engine&box transplant is quite possibly the only cure... Ach! Wrong time of year for it tho... should've got something done in the summer.

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Post by stuart_hedges » Tue Oct 25, 2005 11:11 am

Howdy Mark, good to see you!

You know perfectly well I'd sell a kidney to own that car again. Don't let her out of your sight this time unless it's to me ;)

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Post by mnde » Tue Oct 25, 2005 12:49 pm

Yeah I know ;) The guy was thinking about putting her on eBay if she didn't sell soon :shock: ... but he's asking 600 squid for her :-/ . Apparently she's had welding work chez Rob's tho...

What are you bowling about in nowadays anyway??

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Post by stuart_hedges » Wed Oct 26, 2005 10:41 am

Nothing at the moment :( I had a Mark 2 VW Passat GL5 - gorgeous 5-cylinder motor which made a lovely noise. Went like stink and wallowed round the corners like an angry hippo. I was really starting to love it when a tyre blew on the M20 and destroyed the suspension and front wing so I had to scrap it :cry:

I'm on here looking for a BX but keep getting distracted by Saab 900s. Who knows what I'll end up in next...

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Post by M » Wed Oct 26, 2005 10:51 am

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National Meeting of BX lovers anyone? :wink: