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Re: !THE CHEVRONS RALLY (PREVIOUSLY CXM RALLY) 12/13 SEPT 20

Post by Philip Chidlow » Sun Aug 09, 2015 8:12 am

Sure thing. He was certainly a man of the People :)
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Post by Kitch » Sun Aug 09, 2015 9:20 am

Ah cool, that sounds a good idea :-)

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Re: !THE CHEVRONS RALLY (PREVIOUSLY CXM RALLY) 12/13 SEPT 20

Post by Tim Leech » Sun Aug 09, 2015 10:54 am

Yes it will be awarded for car of the show not necessarily shiniest!
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Re: !THE CHEVRONS RALLY (PREVIOUSLY CXM RALLY) 12/13 SEPT 20

Post by Philip Chidlow » Sun Aug 09, 2015 1:52 pm

There'll be another award: a Certificate for Car of the Day (Sat, Sun) as voted for by ... well if the People are voting for the Malcolm Trophy, I guess Car of the Day can be voted for by the Organising Committee (applications welcome lol).
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Re: !THE CHEVRONS RALLY (PREVIOUSLY CXM RALLY) 12/13 SEPT 20

Post by Philip Chidlow » Sun Aug 09, 2015 1:57 pm

Following on from discussions with Jim E, we will be establishing a 'Tech Corner' where it will be possible (by request and subject to time and availability) to ask for a Lexia/ELIT session. CCC members will get their's free but non-members will be asked to contribute a minimum of £2 to the event's running costs.

Also there will be advice and a selection of manuals to help do some problem-identifying if not solving! I say that because we can't have people undertaking any extensive mechanical work on the site so there'll be no crawling under cars held up by wobbly jacks and axle stands. Please.(Can you imagine the liability issues...?!)

So we need your help.

If you have comprehensive workshop manuals for any Citroen please them along.

We also need to run power from the Hall to the Tech Corner so a heavy duty long, power lead with circuit breaker is required. Can anyone please lend one for the event?

Please contact me if you can help,

Thanks

Phil C
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Post by Kitch » Mon Aug 10, 2015 12:41 pm

Is anyone from Manchester area heading to this? I've got some wheels I need to collect from Lancs but am down near Southampton. If I could arrange a collection I'd be very grateful. Happy to pass on beer tokens

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Re: !THE CHEVRONS RALLY (PREVIOUSLY CXM RALLY) 12/13 SEPT 20

Post by Philip Chidlow » Mon Aug 10, 2015 10:11 pm

You can register your interest here too: https://www.facebook.com/events/891695727568725/
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Re: !THE CHEVRONS RALLY (PREVIOUSLY CXM RALLY) 12/13 SEPT 20

Post by Philip Chidlow » Wed Aug 19, 2015 10:30 am

DRAFT timetable:

Pay on the gate. Every paid-for car gets a Chevrons Rally sticker, not just a coloured dot. Attendees also get a leaflet and voting / feedback form.

Friday after 6pm:
Organiser's preparation. Set up camp (if appropriate) and eat Fish and Chips from the van, around 7:15pm.

Saturday: (As I say, this is a draft and is likely subject to some minor changes)

Breakfast from 8:30am - or earlier if we wake up...

10:30am - 'Tech Corner' opens

12:00 - Convoy trip to Bletchley Park. (There's a cafe there or you can organise a picnic yourselves).

3:30pm - Kid's colouring competition (judged around 5:00)

4:30pm - Collecting of voting sheets from those not attending Sunday.

6:00pm - BBQ starts

7:30pm - Quiz in the hall

c.9:00pm - Film show in the hall

Sunday:

Breakfast from 8:30am - or earlier if we wake up...

10:00am - 'Tech Corner' opens

11:00am - Kid's colouring competition (judged around 2:30pm)

12:00 - BBQ (if there's demand)

2:00pm - deadline for voting forms for the Malcolm Goldberger Trophy

3:30pm - Awards including the Trophy, colouring prizes, and certificate for Car of the Show, and Shed of the Show (well, it's tradition) from the Club.

4:30pm - winding up.
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Re: !THE CHEVRONS RALLY (PREVIOUSLY CXM RALLY) 12/13 SEPT 20

Post by Tim Leech » Wed Aug 19, 2015 12:13 pm

Looks a great weekend, I look forward to it!
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
1998 Rover 75 2.0V6 Connoisseur Auto
2002 Rover 75 CDT Connossieur SE Nav
2002 Rover 45 1.6i Spirit S Special
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR

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Post by kernowtim » Wed Aug 19, 2015 11:21 pm

must admit was disappointed by the orange dot of the national rally, was expecting some kind of window/bumper sticker, going to try to attend on one day, got my eye on the " shed of the show" award so i guess for that it would need to be sunday, back at work 7am monday though..

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1980 Morris Marina 1.7HL DBV468W
1985 CITROEN BX 19GT C1TBX
1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C TAL91S
1994 CITROEN XANTIA 1.8 SXi M908HRY
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Re: !THE CHEVRONS RALLY (PREVIOUSLY CXM RALLY) 12/13 SEPT 20

Post by Tim Leech » Sun Aug 30, 2015 4:10 pm

The Marauder is all loaded up and cleaned ready for its first jaunt, shame there's no electric hook up although I do have a mains adaptor!

It will be lovely to attend an overnight rally where I wake up refreshed and warm instead of cold and tired!
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
1998 Rover 75 2.0V6 Connoisseur Auto
2002 Rover 75 CDT Connossieur SE Nav
2002 Rover 45 1.6i Spirit S Special
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR

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Re: !THE CHEVRONS RALLY (PREVIOUSLY CXM RALLY) 12/13 SEPT 20

Post by Philip Chidlow » Sun Aug 30, 2015 10:04 pm

No dots on windscreens at this Rally: you get a bespoke sticker :)
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Re: !THE CHEVRONS RALLY (PREVIOUSLY CXM RALLY) 12/13 SEPT 20

Post by Philip Chidlow » Sat Sep 05, 2015 10:52 am

Don't forget next weekend is The Chevrons Rally: https://www.facebook.com/events/891695727568725

The weather forecast is OK. We have had a good response from Citroen owners generally so fingers crossed we will have a decent turn out. Please make sure - if you can - that you bring your BX along and support this event! Please ;)
• COMING SOON... 1992 Citroen BX TZD Turbo Hurricane
• COMING SOON... 1998 Citroen Xantia 2.0 16v auto Exclusive
• Xsara Picasso 1.6 16v
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1980 Morris Marina 1.7HL DBV468W
1985 CITROEN BX 19GT C1TBX
1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C TAL91S
1994 CITROEN XANTIA 1.8 SXi M908HRY
1998 Rover 75 V6 Connoisseur Auto S392DEH
2002 Rover 75 CDT Connossieur SE Nav R40TSL
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL L33CHT
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Re: !THE CHEVRONS RALLY (PREVIOUSLY CXM RALLY) 12/13 SEPT 20

Post by Tim Leech » Sat Sep 05, 2015 10:56 am

I will be in the naughty corner with Xantia owners :oops: (as I don't have a BX with a towbar)
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
1998 Rover 75 2.0V6 Connoisseur Auto
2002 Rover 75 CDT Connossieur SE Nav
2002 Rover 45 1.6i Spirit S Special
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR

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Re: !THE CHEVRONS RALLY (PREVIOUSLY CXM RALLY) 12/13 SEPT 20

Post by Gary » Sun Sep 06, 2015 4:11 pm

I'll be there in the BX my daughter is bringing her DS3 and the visa GTi is still misbehaving so will not be attending ,looking forward to it hope the weather holds out.
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