Aussie BX's

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Re: Aussie BX's

Post by twistedeez » Sun Jan 13, 2013 2:04 am

TRI 122. Note the number of kms on the clock. Still going strong. I'll see if I can make 1/2 million. [-o<
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Re: Aussie BX's

Post by Tim Leech » Sun Jan 13, 2013 10:26 am

Awesome! thats gotta make half a million!
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
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Re: Aussie BX's

Post by MULLEY » Sun Jan 13, 2013 8:26 pm

Original engine, have you had to do any work on the powerplant at all? If not, that's quite impressive, but i've heard that the petrol engines as long as the servicing is spot on & the coolant changed regularly, then they can do diesel mileage.
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Re: Aussie BX's

Post by frog » Mon Jan 14, 2013 10:19 pm

Looks like a twin to my TZi!

TZi is my daily at the moment as the 16V is getting a major mechanical overhaul. Details to follow.
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Re: Aussie BX's

Post by frog » Sat Feb 02, 2013 11:52 am

frog wrote:16V is getting a major mechanical overhaul.

Thunk!
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Re: Aussie BX's

Post by Paul296 » Sat Feb 02, 2013 3:24 pm

twistedeez wrote:TRI 122. Note the number of kms on the clock. Still going strong. I'll see if I can make 1/2 million. [-o<
Now THAT deserves a round of applause (nice looking car too) =D> =D>

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Re: Aussie BX's

Post by mds141 » Sat Feb 02, 2013 6:15 pm

Paul296 wrote:
twistedeez wrote:TRI 122. Note the number of kms on the clock. Still going strong. I'll see if I can make 1/2 million. [-o<
Now THAT deserves a round of applause (nice looking car too) =D> =D>
I'll second that with a third round of applause. =D> =D> =D>
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Re: Aussie BX's

Post by mat_fenwick » Sat Feb 02, 2013 9:23 pm

Out of interest, what's considered a high mileage car over there? I guess that as it's a huge country, average mileages are higher. And long journeys aren't as hard on the car as the same number of miles done in sort trips, so I suppose that helps longevity of the mechanicals.
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Re: Aussie BX's

Post by frog » Mon Feb 25, 2013 3:27 pm

What is considered High mileage (Kilometres [Kms]) really depends on who you are. It is a huge country, but we all live around the coasts. I live 14Kms from work. You can do a couple of thousand kilometres in a few days if you travel interstate but I only do that once every few years.

Anything over 100K Kms is considered getting on the higher side to most of the second hand market. It's reasonably rare to find a BX that's done less that 200K Km.

Have a look on carsales.com.au if you're really keen.
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Re: Aussie BX's

Post by djm666 » Wed Mar 20, 2013 10:45 am

Well done there, very tidy looking bx's.
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Re: Aussie BX's

Post by frog » Tue Mar 26, 2013 12:25 am

Some more pictures from my place:
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BX Backyard by tyro.chris, on Flickr

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whatamess by tyro.chris, on Flickr

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Almost ready. by tyro.chris, on Flickr

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Shiny by tyro.chris, on Flickr

Some more french junk I found laying about here:
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Peugeot 525 Comp by tyro.chris, on Flickr
1989 Citroën BX 16v
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1979 Rover SD1 3.5 V8-S ERC742T
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: Aussie BX's

Post by Tim Leech » Tue Mar 26, 2013 11:12 am

That looks like bx nirvana to me!
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: Aussie BX's

Post by djm666 » Wed Mar 27, 2013 9:52 am

Yeah roll out a sleeping bag under the 16v now that's where I would be
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Re: Aussie BX's

Post by frog » Tue Apr 30, 2013 11:32 pm

Progress from Monday:
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Progress by tyro.chris, on Flickr

Also changed the height corrector for a clean one and did some general tidying up whilst it was engineless. Didn't bother with the octopus as it was well routed and seemed supple and young enough to not disturb, hopefully i've saved my spare for another year or so.

Driveshafts are back in today, hopefully play with the FDV/regulator today!
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Re: Aussie BX's

Post by frog » Tue May 07, 2013 3:42 pm

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It's driving! Didn't have too many drama's getting it going.

It now has a reasonably new clutch, smooth gearbox, recently reconditioned HP pump and FDV, New droplinks, lower balljoint boots, Nicer passenger side driveshaft with an intact boot, Bakerbm cooling hoses, newish radiator, good engine mounts, new fluids, heat-shield, some paint, and a clean up.

It also has a Peter T eprom to suit an engine that was built to a similar specification.

Drove it to and from work this afternoon/night which went well.
1989 Citroën BX 16v
1993 Citroën BX 16v project