BX 1.8TD Estate

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Jeth
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BX 1.8TD Estate

Post by Jeth » Wed Jun 16, 2010 5:14 pm

Hello again!

I knew i'd buy another BX :P

This time, patient is 1.8 turbodiesel estate from 1989..

It's all stock at the moment.. Not for long :P

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Here's what i've done today:

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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
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Post by Tim Leech » Wed Jun 16, 2010 6:34 pm

Erm why i have you tin sprayed it matt black?
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
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Post by Jeth » Wed Jun 16, 2010 7:17 pm

Roverman wrote:Erm why i have you tin sprayed it matt black?
It's a work in progress, in gonna paint it full matt black.. :P

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My Cars: 1963 VW BEETLE 1200 KGJ413A
1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL BFA720L
1979 Rover SD1 3.5 V8-S TSL 982
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
x 54

Post by Tim Leech » Wed Jun 16, 2010 9:23 pm

Jeth wrote:
Roverman wrote:Erm why i have you tin sprayed it matt black?
It's a work in progress, in gonna paint it full matt black.. :P
Ahh right ok then :?
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

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Post by mat_fenwick » Wed Jun 16, 2010 11:42 pm

Not everyone likes polish and shininess Tim! :wink:
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Post by MULLEY » Wed Jun 16, 2010 11:44 pm

I'm sure i saw a mat black finished beemer the other day, it certainly looked different :lol:

I'm sure once it's finished, it look a lot nicer than it currently looks with the pink paintwork :wink:
2002 C5 2.0 HDI Estate - Remapped - It goes better
2011 Mini Cooper D Clubman - it does over 60mpg
1992 TZD Turbo - SORN - slowly getting there
1991 Gti 16V - Blaze is back on the road since 2008
1990 Gti 8Valve SOLD - looks like it's been scrapped
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Post by richardd1652 » Wed Jun 16, 2010 11:48 pm

I believe its called the "Rat Look"?
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Post by mat_fenwick » Thu Jun 17, 2010 12:02 am

I can manage the rat look quite easily, not sure it really counts if it's unintentional...
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Post by Philip Chidlow » Thu Jun 17, 2010 10:06 am

I recently saw a new Bentley Coupé in 'stealth' finish - satin/matt black with black wheels and tinted windows. Imposing and a little sinister. 8)
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Post by MULLEY » Thu Jun 17, 2010 1:10 pm

There's not enough rust showing to be the rat look, however rust could always be painted on :lol:
2002 C5 2.0 HDI Estate - Remapped - It goes better
2011 Mini Cooper D Clubman - it does over 60mpg
1992 TZD Turbo - SORN - slowly getting there
1991 Gti 16V - Blaze is back on the road since 2008
1990 Gti 8Valve SOLD - looks like it's been scrapped
2002 Mini Cooper S - SOLD - i miss this car
1992 TXD - Scrapped in March 2014

I'm not just a username, i'm also called Matthew.

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Post by Jeth » Mon Jun 21, 2010 9:00 pm

Atleast it's better than red :D

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Post by Jeth » Sun Jul 18, 2010 4:07 pm

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Changed steelies to alloys, not very good looking, but that's a start!

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Post by Defender110 » Sun Jul 18, 2010 7:10 pm

Jeth wrote:Atleast it's better than red :D

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Too right, looks bloody fantastic compared to Red :lol: In fact it realy does look good (from here)
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Post by Jeth » Fri Jul 23, 2010 12:45 am

and here we are now

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Post by Linegeist » Fri Jul 23, 2010 7:57 am

:shock: People park like that around here too, usually in supermarket car parks. :lol: :wink: