1989 BX19 TRS (With updated pics of the car)

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1989 BX19 TRS (With updated pics of the car)

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Hello i am Dinesh from New Zealand and this is my first Citroen. It is not perfect but has excellent potential.
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Hello Dinesh and welcome aboard, it wont take much to get that 19TRS looking spot on.
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Howdy. Cor, those rear side windows look quite fresh!

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yeah and not crazed or anything like some others i have seen.

She will need a new ignition barrel.
All of your BXs here are inspiration to get mine looking mint.
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Looked like the UK until I saw the palm tree!

Whats with the cone filter though? Did it come with it? Cos all it'll be doing is drawing in hot air and reducing power!
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Yeah , it came with the car and i do not have the bits to use the standard air filter. You are quite right at that position it is only drawing warm/hot air, and its not a gti either, with a front vent. Might look for an extension so i can place it where the standard filter usually is.
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Welcome Dinesh, looks like a solid car you have there, the 19trs engine is pretty decent with plenty of midrange poke as these cars are so light so even 105bhp feels decent. Same power in a similar sized modern car wouldnt blow the skin off a rice pudding :lol:

As Kitch says, i'd just extend the pipe where the air filter is to get away from the heat, or if you can find a scrapped car take the relevant bits off to have the original air filter system, you can always fit a k&n to fit that if you wanted.

Look forward to hearing how you plan to improve your car etc...
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hello there

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what got you into the BX then??.lol. if you dont mind me asking?? if you need parts dont hesitate to ask.
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I have always wanted a Citroen since i first went to a Citroen dealership when i was 7. We went and i saw a BX on display and i thought Dad had come to buy it , it was a black 16v. But it turned out that dad had come to get a Jappa they had traded in for a Citroen.
Well, up till now i have had predominantly Volvos since passing my driving test until last year when i sold a set of wheels to a guy whose family were Citroen enthusiasts and we got talking and he mentioned that they had three BXs. Been wanting a BX since but usually when the right car came i had no money. Just last month i was looking for a pug 205 for mum so i joined the French car forum in NZ , there a member said that he maybe interested in selling his car, so i bought it after having a look.
And that is how i ended up with a bx19trs
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Welcome along. Nice looking BX and environs .That's a good story too. You're going to have to get yourself a black 16v now to compensate for that early disappointment! :D
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Well i finally got round to painting the front and back bumpers and giving the car a polish . She is looking much better that she did when i first got her.
I will get better pics soon.
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This is also what i would like her to look in the not to distant future:

Some nice yellow fog lights that i saw (The one in the pic is not real obviously)
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Post 1990 tailights, painted bumper and black middle section.
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i may have the post 1990 tail lights

will have to check with step father as there at his place
they are in Sydney so not far to send them

they work much better then the early tail lights