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Post by mds141 » Sun Apr 15, 2012 8:41 pm

Same sentiment as others have stated. Great turnout, especially the BX brigade ( apologies for turning up in the XM!). Nice to see some new faces, as well as the usual old craggy ones!! :D Re distance travelled, Lancaster to Burghley House must be close to the furthest ( if you see my point ), in terms of total miles covered( forgot to zero the tripmeter ). !! Dad was happy with the genuine, bona fide Melton Mowbray pork pie I brought home. :)
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Post by mat_fenwick » Sun Apr 15, 2012 8:42 pm

oilybox wrote:Does anyone know who drove furthest to attend? We were 3hours driving each way, total about 377 miles
372 miles for me, so you just pipped me there. A very enjoyable day out; in fact an all round great weekend! Good to meet a few new faces today.

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Post by saintjamesy89 » Sun Apr 15, 2012 9:16 pm

Nothing to see here Willy, that's the famous AstraX, very citroeny, that. Definitely not a Vauxhall. Nope.

I totalled 440 odd miles, and nearly 10 hours of driving :shock: but it was very nice to meet everybody, now I know 'who' i'm talking to on here (well, mostly) and it was good to have a look at the lovely BX's in attendance. But, I didn't get my race... Nor did I get to chat to the TGE owner who turned up last, looked like a good polish and wax would make it sparkly-gorgeous!

Smae I didn't bring a coat, tried to be all hard man about it but I was bloody cold most of the time!

Now I am just waiting for my GT to arrive, finish exams and it will be a very citroeny summer, with Beaulieu and the ICCCR. Yeah!
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Post by mds141 » Sun Apr 15, 2012 9:30 pm

376.8 miles according to the Tom Tom. Beaten by 0.2 of a mile. Damn!!
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1989 BX GTi 16 valve. Blanc Alpine. Completed the Citroen Classic Challenge Ecosse and 1337 miles without a hitch.
2000 XM VSX 2.1 td Auto. Rouge Magenta.
TGD saloon many years ago.

1990 Swift 'Corniche' 12/2 aka BXClub HQ.
Honda Firestorm. Gone, but not forgotten.
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Post by Paul296 » Sun Apr 15, 2012 10:29 pm

It was bloody cold! But apart from that; great day, great turnout and some great cars (jolly nice people too!). I was going to post my pics but I've got to finish a piece of work that should have been finished yesterday but wasn't, because . . . I was polishing my car 8)



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Gary
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Post by Gary » Sun Apr 15, 2012 11:05 pm

Great day and impressive BX line up 8) , great to see Daisy back on the road after such a major op, well done Anne Marie for sticking with it ,it shows a great commitment and love for the BX well done.
I was well pleased to get 2nd place for my Meteor made the 4 hrs of cleaning worth while, shame it will be covered in crap again by this time tomorrow.
All in all a good BX day.

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Post by Mickey taker » Sun Apr 15, 2012 11:10 pm

Gary , didnt realize you were a local , thats four of us now in the three counties area.
nice meteor as well,
In fact Im not sure if there were more meteors than any other model (three in total )
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Post by Willy » Sun Apr 15, 2012 11:20 pm

Who won? Paul296 I'm guessing?

Any more snaps?
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Post by Mickey taker » Mon Apr 16, 2012 7:12 am

iirc Paul was third, Gary second with the meteor and a silver (pos tge ) won it, I have some pictures ti post later
1991 BX Meteor 1.6

light travels faster than sound, thats why you look intelligent and then you spoil it all by opening your mouth !!!!!

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Post by Tim Leech » Mon Apr 16, 2012 9:23 am

It was very tough deciding between the 3 cars, all were very lovely examples and beautifully presented.

1st Prize was Jon Sandersons 19TGD, which just scraped through, down to its originality, dealer plates, and lovely unmolested condition. It looked like a 2 year old car instead of 20.

2nd Prize was Garys lovely Meteor Diesel, which was only let down by a couple of car park scrapes and the rather faded Meteor Stripe.

3rd Prize (it was very close) was to Pauls 17TGD, which was so shiny it nearly blinded us, a lovely example and considering 5 months ago it could have been heading to the scrap yard is a real credit to its owner.

Well done chaps.
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Post by Mickey taker » Mon Apr 16, 2012 9:28 am

I have to admit Garys meteor is lovely apart from its the wrong colour and has the wrong engine :lol:
1991 BX Meteor 1.6

light travels faster than sound, thats why you look intelligent and then you spoil it all by opening your mouth !!!!!

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Post by oilybox » Mon Apr 16, 2012 10:05 am

My Meteor wasn't that bad,....
mechanically-minded, technically-gifted,....self-confessed fix-it yourself fan....

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Post by electrokid » Mon Apr 16, 2012 10:46 am

Yes - excellent day and fantastic BX turnout.

Tom - hope your finals go well for you.
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Post by Dollywobbler » Mon Apr 16, 2012 2:06 pm

Ahem. Don't forget the special award for Shed of the Show! :D First time a car of mine has ever won an award!

Was a great day. So nice to meet so many of you - what a challenge to remember names and faces now...

Also nice to discover what an eclectic mix of people are drawn to the BX.

I've got LOTS of pics, but need to sift through them all so can't promise I'll have any up today. I'll see how things go...

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Tim Leech
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1980 Morris Marina 1.7HL DBV468W
1985 CITROEN BX 19GT C1TBX
1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C BXi 19
1994 CITROEN XANTIA 1.8 SXi M908HRY
2002 Rover 75 CDT Connossieur SE Nav Auto R40TSL
2002 Rover 45 1.6i Spirt S TAL 91S
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL L33CHT
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Post by Tim Leech » Mon Apr 16, 2012 2:28 pm

Your estate has an award of its own Ian! Its so knackered its beautiful.

Good to see you, look forward to the pictures.
1985 BX 19GT Mk1
1991 BX 19TZI Auto A/C
1994 Xantia 1.8i SX
1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL
1979 Rover SD1 V8-S
1980 Morris Marina 1.7HL
2002 Rover 75 CDTi Connossieur SE AUTO Nav
2002 Rover 45 1.6i Spirit S Special
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR
1963 VW BEETLE 1200