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Post by richardd1652 » Fri Sep 10, 2010 12:12 am

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Badged as a 14TGE but says 14Re on log book.1989 on a G reg.
119k .sunroof,rear headrests.
Looks terrible and covered in green stuff,Tyres have more shine than the paint but closer inspection shows zero rust anywhere.sweet engine with c/belt at 95k,even spheres are still soft.
Will post pics of it after ive run a buffer over it.
Richard.
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1988 19RD
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Post by scarecrow » Fri Sep 10, 2010 9:23 am

Mine says re on the log book but is badged as a tge - I think there was an earlier discussion on this topic concluding that the DVLA are a lazy bunch of bastards...

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Post by Tim Leech » Fri Sep 10, 2010 10:43 am

Sunroof and factory headrests too!
1963 VW BEETLE 1200
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1994 Xantia 1.8i SX
1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL
1979 Rover SD1 V8-S
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Post by Wooscary » Fri Sep 10, 2010 11:25 am

Looks to be loads of potential there.

Really wish I'd made more use of it when I had off road parking, only having one car is boring! :D

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Post by citsncycles » Fri Sep 10, 2010 11:40 pm

Mine says re on the log book but is badged as a tge - I think there was an earlier discussion on this topic concluding that the DVLA are a lazy bunch of bastards...
Quite right - we discussed this when I mentioned my car being like this.

Looks to be almost an exact twin to mine, except I suspect my rear headrests are actually front ones, my sunroof is by Britax instead of Citroen and my front bumper is that colour because it's faded :wink:.
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Post by Tim Leech » Sat Sep 11, 2010 1:04 pm

leicestershire plate so local to me.
1963 VW BEETLE 1200
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1991 BX 19TZI Auto A/C
1994 Xantia 1.8i SX
1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL
1979 Rover SD1 V8-S
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Post by richardd1652 » Sun Sep 26, 2010 9:43 pm

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It now runs,ive swapped the wheels and put correct trims on.Ive repaired the broken fuel flap after it had been forced open.Dont know if it was the ignition module or the coil as i swapped both but it now runs like a dream.
Next job is a buff.
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Post by rayfenwick » Mon Sep 27, 2010 9:55 am

How many is that now? :shock:
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Post by richardd1652 » Mon Sep 27, 2010 10:10 am

Im trying not to get anymore but sort the ones ive got,but as with any addiction kicking the habit is hard.Ive given up trying to stop smoking so i,ll see how things go with the collection but cant promise anything.Lol. ^^ ^^
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2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL L33CHT
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Post by Tim Leech » Mon Sep 27, 2010 5:43 pm

OOH GT cars leicester plates, so came from the same garge as our 19TGD and the Xantia which I still have.
1963 VW BEETLE 1200
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
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR

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Post by richardd1652 » Mon Oct 04, 2010 1:24 pm

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looks better after its first polish in years although still a little cloudy so i will do it again (weather permitting)
What is concensus feeling on the white bumpers?I dont know whether to leave them or paint them to match?
After been stood so long ,the brakes needed nursing back to life but it drives like brand new.Ive gone round checking usual stuff like lights and washers/wipers etc and will be putting in for an MOT shortly to see what sitting 4 years has done but i cant find any rot whatsover so fingers crossed.
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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
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL L33CHT
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Post by Tim Leech » Mon Oct 04, 2010 1:26 pm

Looking well mate, my opinion on the bumpers is they look naff (sorry), would be better if they were black or ideally body coloured.
1963 VW BEETLE 1200
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
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR

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Post by richardd1652 » Mon Oct 04, 2010 1:39 pm

That,l do ,my Dad likes them but i agree with you Tim,Burgundy all the way! I will probably wait till she,s been for the dreaded MOT before going any further but im well chuffed with the way its come on.It did look like a scrapper on first impressions .I may use her for winter transport if the test isnt fatal.Classic insurance and cheap tax band after all.
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Post by Philip Chidlow » Mon Oct 04, 2010 1:39 pm

Body colour the bumpers IMHO.

But what a colour! Looking a lot more attractive now.
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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
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL L33CHT
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Post by Tim Leech » Mon Oct 04, 2010 1:42 pm

Didnt dean/barnsley bxer recently scrap a TZD in that colour? wonder if he has the bumper etc.
1963 VW BEETLE 1200
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
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR