30th "Anniversaire at Aulnay Citroën Factory September 22nd

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Re: 30th "Anniversaire at Aulnay Citroën Factory September 2

Post by saintjamesy89 » Thu Aug 23, 2012 6:13 pm

I really want to come to this, but need to see if I can get time off work. Are there still any spare seats in anyones car (Paul?) ?
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Re: 30th "Anniversaire at Aulnay Citroën Factory September 2

Post by Xemes » Thu Aug 23, 2012 6:49 pm

In my opinion there's 7 Bxs and 9 or 10 people crossing this famous channel
I'm quite sure you could find somebody stopping near your virtual raised thumb …!:D)
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Re: 30th "Anniversaire at Aulnay Citroën Factory September 2

Post by Caffiend » Thu Aug 23, 2012 6:55 pm

.... and most of them are apparently arriving at my house on Friday :lol: - Tom, just get to mine, as Xemes has correctly calculated, there'll be space in someone's car
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Re: 30th "Anniversaire at Aulnay Citroën Factory September 2

Post by Xemes » Thu Aug 23, 2012 7:06 pm

at least hide yourself ,Tom , in one back box :mrgreen:
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Re: 30th "Anniversaire at Aulnay Citroën Factory September 2

Post by Vanny » Thu Aug 23, 2012 7:08 pm

Where is my invite then ? <sad face>

Fire extinguishers in cars are typically pointless. You'll need a good 9 to 12kg of powder to knock down most car fires, and the fire will likely have taken hold by the time you notice it. Even then you need to know where to put it! I do fire extinguisher training every couple of years, and a car fire takes a bit of thinking about to put it out.

That said i've had fire extinguishers in my car for over 10 years, and never actually used one out in the wild.

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Re: 30th "Anniversaire at Aulnay Citroën Factory September 2

Post by Caffiend » Thu Aug 23, 2012 7:15 pm

Like I said ^ up there, I've entirely lost track of who I offered sofa/floor space to - I'm still a good 90-120 minutes from Folkestone mind, so won't save you much time, but if you want to come over Friday and join in for food/chat/maybe a couple hours sleep you're welcome :)
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Re: 30th "Anniversaire at Aulnay Citroën Factory September 2

Post by Paul296 » Thu Aug 23, 2012 7:46 pm

Vanny wrote:Where is my invite then ?.
I've PM'd Tom re: a place in my car, you'd be welcome to the remaining place if you want it Vanny, I assumed your 16v was champing at the bit to get home!?

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Re: 30th "Anniversaire at Aulnay Citroën Factory September 2

Post by citsncycles » Thu Aug 23, 2012 8:18 pm

I've still got space in my car - in fact I'm not sure if Hilary is taking one of his or slumming it with me, so I may have an empty car!
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Re: 30th "Anniversaire at Aulnay Citroën Factory September 2

Post by Vanny » Fri Aug 24, 2012 1:05 am

the valver is definitely going (remembering it was assembled in Rennes, and not the conservatoire), so much so that i've already upped the break down insurance to give me recovery to home! Still need to check if i have EU insurance cover though.

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Re: 30th "Anniversaire at Aulnay Citroën Factory September 2

Post by Paul296 » Fri Aug 24, 2012 11:11 pm

I was just reading through some of the threads on the 'l'univers BX et XM' forum about some of the cars that will be attending the 30 ans visit. This has just been restored and will be there. One to watch out for - I like! 8)

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Re: 30th "Anniversaire at Aulnay Citroën Factory September 2

Post by Xemes » Fri Aug 24, 2012 11:22 pm

the best thing in this BX is THAT :
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It was just before it had been bought

After some work here is what it looks like when running
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that's a real dream indeed =D> ^^bx>
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Re: 30th "Anniversaire at Aulnay Citroën Factory September 2

Post by Tim Leech » Fri Aug 24, 2012 11:36 pm

I think ive just had an accident, is it me just getting older or do the Mk1's just look better with age? whether its the 80s retro look or what I just think they looks fab.
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Re: 30th "Anniversaire at Aulnay Citroën Factory September 2

Post by Paul296 » Sat Aug 25, 2012 12:28 am

Tim Leech wrote:I think ive just had an accident, is it me just getting older or do the Mk1's just look better with age? whether its the 80s retro look or what I just think they looks fab.
I thought you might like that Tim. They do just seem to get better and better don't they? That dash is just the best thing!

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Re: 30th "Anniversaire at Aulnay Citroën Factory September 2

Post by Xemes » Sat Aug 25, 2012 1:03 am

Imagine …
Imagine you're just siting on the kind chair of an old car
just in front of you an old fashion steering wheel with a little ^^ ^^ on one side
Distractedly and as an usual habit you turn the key with a careless glance in front of you …as usual…
and suddenly…
and suddenly……

THAT is showing up from nowhere :

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Sure , you have transfered planet 8) 8)
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Re: 30th "Anniversaire at Aulnay Citroën Factory September 2

Post by saintjamesy89 » Sat Aug 25, 2012 1:17 am

Awesome digit pictures! Because of their rarity, they're somehow more desirable than other similre-era digital dahes. MG even did a talking one!

It seems I cannot have the 22nd off work, the local schools will be back educating people so we'll be really busy (apparently), but what my boss doesn't know is that I have no intention of being in this job still in a months time :twisted:

How late can I register and pay and stuff? I very much hope to be in a different job by the 22nd, so can say this day was already booked off so will be coming - just have to get one of the jobs i've applied for :)
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