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Another technical weekend

Post by mds141 » Fri Oct 12, 2012 5:27 pm

Has anyone given any more thought to planning another technical weekend. I've posted a thread up on the XM forum suggesting a joint technical weekend for all the various Citroen models, concentrating mainly on the hydropneumatic variants. I've had a positive response so far and personally I think a collaboration between us all would be a good thing. I've suggested a venue in the midlands to enable most people to attend without too much of a long journey. Suggestions and feedback most welcome. :)
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Re: Another technical weekend

Post by citsncycles » Fri Oct 12, 2012 7:59 pm

I'd certainly be up for another one, work etc. permitting. The last venue seemed to work well, but if we're going to do one over the winter the option of some hard standing may be useful.
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Re: Another technical weekend

Post by Dollywobbler » Sat Oct 13, 2012 10:13 am

I agree with Mike. Catsinthewelder's location was great, but only really suitable for a small BX gathering. The idea of one with other Citroens on a hard-standing somewhere sounds good, though I can't guarantee to make it.

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Re: Another technical weekend

Post by Caffiend » Sat Oct 13, 2012 11:19 am

Depending on location and timing, I'm in. Central-ish would be good, Ludlow would be too much of a trek winter-time for me for just an overnight I'm afraid.
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Re: Another technical weekend

Post by Paul296 » Sat Oct 13, 2012 1:52 pm

I'd be up for another tech weekend as I missed the last one and it looked good - What about at Barry's in Bourne - plenty of space/facilities etc. and fairly central (ish). Worth asking Barry maybe?

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Re: Another technical weekend

Post by mds141 » Sat Oct 13, 2012 2:44 pm

Good thinking batman. Would you mind enquiring Paul? I've never been to Barry's and only spoken to him briefly at the CXM and at Aulnay. [-o<
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Re: Another technical weekend

Post by saintjamesy89 » Sat Oct 13, 2012 4:16 pm

I'd be up for this! As Paul said, missing the last one was no fun. Though I can't promise to come in a BX astra does need work though
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Re: Another technical weekend

Post by Citroening » Sat Oct 13, 2012 7:57 pm

Paul296 wrote:I'd be up for another tech weekend as I missed the last one and it looked good - What about at Barry's in Bourne - plenty of space/facilities etc. and fairly central (ish). Worth asking Barry maybe?
mds141 wrote:Good thinking batman. Would you mind enquiring Paul? I've never been to Barry's and only spoken to him briefly at the CXM and at Aulnay. [-o<
Paul, Mark - shall I run this past Alan who I run the CCC East Midlands group with?

Perhaps we can get something set up at Barry's and get a bigger audience through the CCC too...

Worth asking as sounds like there's a lot of interest, and I'm sure Barry will be up for it...

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Re: Another technical weekend

Post by Paul296 » Sat Oct 13, 2012 9:13 pm

Citroening wrote: Paul, Mark - shall I run this past Alan who I run the CCC East Midlands group with?
Yes! A jolly good idea in my opinion -cheers Franklin. 8)

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Re: Another technical weekend

Post by citsncycles » Sat Oct 13, 2012 9:59 pm

..that_
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Re: Another technical weekend

Post by Citroening » Sat Oct 13, 2012 10:03 pm

Rightio, I'll get the wheels in motion...

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Re: Another technical weekend

Post by mds141 » Sun Oct 14, 2012 4:47 am

Cheers Franklin. :)
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2000 XM VSX 2.1 td Auto. Rouge Magenta.
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Re: Another technical weekend

Post by merlyn » Sun Oct 14, 2012 9:30 pm

I would definitely be up for another tech weekend. I learned a lot but still feel like I know nothing!
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Re: Another technical weekend

Post by catsinthewelder » Mon Nov 26, 2012 9:10 am

I'm happy to have a wander along to one somewhere else, I'm still up for running one next summer but we're in the middle of a merger with another college so all bets are off until nearer the time.
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