My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

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Tim Leech
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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

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Well shes all ready for the ICCCR, just a quick rub over with an oil rag and were off!

Theres some imperfections in the paint, which Im rather pissed off about but it will do for now.
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
1980 Morris Marina 1.7 HL
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I'd be overjoyed if I ever got mine to that standard =D>
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1985 CITROEN BX 19GT C1TBX
1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C BXi 19
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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

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citsncycles wrote:I'd be overjoyed if I ever got mine to that standard =D>

Give me 12 months and £2000 and I will see what I can do???? :lol:
1963 VW BEETLE 1200
1985 BX 19GT Mk1
1985 BX 19 DTR 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 1.7 HL
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR

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1980 Morris Marina 1.7HL DBV468W
1985 CITROEN BX 19DTR C943DYA (again)
1985 CITROEN BX 19GT C1TBX
1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C BXi 19
1994 CITROEN XANTIA 1.8 SXi M908HRY
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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

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Before and after.......

It is mostly the same car, honest! :D
1963 VW BEETLE 1200
1985 BX 19GT Mk1
1985 BX 19 DTR 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 1.7 HL
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR

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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

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Seriously impressive.

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1985 CITROEN BX 19DTR C943DYA (again)
1985 CITROEN BX 19GT C1TBX
1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C BXi 19
1994 CITROEN XANTIA 1.8 SXi M908HRY
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Thanks Martin, I have to say im very proud of her, cant wait to get a photo of the DTR and GT side by side now they are both "up to scratch!.
1963 VW BEETLE 1200
1985 BX 19GT Mk1
1985 BX 19 DTR 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 1.7 HL
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You should be proud. I'm pretty jealous of your garage too.

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Tim Leech wrote: Well shes all ready for the ICCCR, just a quick rub over with an oil rag and we're off!
Wot? You or the car? :shock:

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IIRC it ain't his garage :)
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1985 CITROEN BX 19DTR C943DYA (again)
1985 CITROEN BX 19GT C1TBX
1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C BXi 19
1994 CITROEN XANTIA 1.8 SXi M908HRY
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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

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That is indeed my garage...the one next to it isnt officially mine, but I have use of it, the SD1 is living in there at the moment.
1963 VW BEETLE 1200
1985 BX 19GT Mk1
1985 BX 19 DTR 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 1.7 HL
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR

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1979 Rover SD1 3.5 V8-S TSL 982
1980 Morris Marina 1.7HL DBV468W
1985 CITROEN BX 19DTR C943DYA (again)
1985 CITROEN BX 19GT C1TBX
1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C BXi 19
1994 CITROEN XANTIA 1.8 SXi M908HRY
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Seems I cant keep out of this one, keep wheeling out the garage to put yet another coat of super resin on it , any local trips to friends and family see the Golf left at home and the DTR being used (after I check the weather forecast of course).

All seems well, I need to fit the new throttle cable and fix the stuck trip meter, and need a pair of interior light switches (anyone got any), but overall im delighted!!!

At the ICCCCR I got to meet Richard and Sheila Green who owned DYA from 88-2011, Mrs Green was rather emotional bless her as it was her car and the kids learned to drive in it etc.
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1963 VW BEETLE 1200
1985 BX 19GT Mk1
1985 BX 19 DTR 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 1.7 HL
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR

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1980 Morris Marina 1.7HL DBV468W
1985 CITROEN BX 19DTR C943DYA (again)
1985 CITROEN BX 19GT C1TBX
1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C BXi 19
1994 CITROEN XANTIA 1.8 SXi M908HRY
x 98

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1963 VW BEETLE 1200
1985 BX 19GT Mk1
1985 BX 19 DTR 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 1.7 HL
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR

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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

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Tim, if you mean the switches in the Sunroof switch panel and they are the same as a mk2 I have a pair you can have
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light travels faster than sound, thats why you look intelligent and then you spoil it all by opening your mouth !!!!!

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1980 Morris Marina 1.7HL DBV468W
1985 CITROEN BX 19DTR C943DYA (again)
1985 CITROEN BX 19GT C1TBX
1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C BXi 19
1994 CITROEN XANTIA 1.8 SXi M908HRY
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Thanks Mick, its the actual interior light switches (turns the courtesy lights on and off) which are on each door post I need, as ones busted and the other needs a tweak to get it to do anything!
1963 VW BEETLE 1200
1985 BX 19GT Mk1
1985 BX 19 DTR 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 1.7 HL
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR

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Thats a great story Tim, if only it had been looked after a bit better, it would still be sat on their drive, i bet they couldn't believe the transformation :)
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