Aussie BX's

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Re: Aussie BX's

Post by mds141 » Mon Jun 10, 2013 12:11 pm

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Is it just me or is everything shit?

1989 BX GTi 16 valve. Blanc Alpine. Completed the Citroen Classic Challenge Ecosse and 1337 miles without a hitch.
2000 XM VSX 2.1 td Auto. Rouge Magenta.
TGD saloon many years ago.

1990 Swift 'Corniche' 12/2 aka BXClub HQ.
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Re: Aussie BX's

Post by twistedeez » Tue Jun 11, 2013 7:59 am

MULLEY wrote: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.
I bought the car with 413000 km on the clock. The seller claims there had been an engine refurbishment at some stage. Its actually over 460000 km now. I'm clocking up 1000 km a week easy. It's country driving but I still spend half my life behind the wheel. Poor things a bit tired and I've just acquired a lower km wreck. The donor car just can't be saved due to rust. Brake discs, front struts, inner rack ends, sun roof from donor. Plus paint roof and front bumper. Building up to a week or two off the road for some well due maintenance. Should be a new car.
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1989 BX 19 TRI 122
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Re: Aussie BX's

Post by frog » Tue Nov 19, 2013 10:39 am

Bought my first home with my wife in July, naturally BX accommodation was first on our to do list.
New shed with its inhabitants.

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New Shed by tyro.chris, on Flickr

6x6x2.4 with a 4.8m roller door, 20degree roof pitch, and I've painted the floors in a 2 pack epoxy.
1989 Citroën BX 16v
1993 Citroën BX 16v project

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Tim Leech
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1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL BFA720L
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 Nov 19, 2013 10:43 am

Good man, get your priorities in order!
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 CitroenBaz » Tue Jan 21, 2014 1:06 pm

hi there
do you know of a man called stephen berry
if so could u give him my regards barry annells

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Re: Aussie BX's

Post by frog » Tue Jan 21, 2014 1:17 pm

Sorry Baz I don't, I will ask my father who is more active in local citroen circles.
1989 Citroën BX 16v
1993 Citroën BX 16v project

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Re: Aussie BX's

Post by frog » Wed Apr 09, 2014 2:10 am

A few updates, good and bad news unfortunately.

Bad news first. The olympic blue 1.9 TZi has had a pretty much terminal front ender. It's my fathers car and was mechanically puuuuuurfect with a recently reco'd engine etc. We'll have to wait and see what he does with it. He bought the wreck back from the insurance company.

Good news now: Bought another Valver! It is a 1993 metal bonnet, no sunroof, australian delivered, DFW powered model.
Found it for sale on Aussiefrogs cheap, advertised with a ?broken cam belt, no compression, no spheres, and not run 3 years.

I've always wanted one of the metal bonnet/no sunroof valvers as these are they type that Peter McLeod raced at the Bathurst 12 hour successfully in the early 1990's.

To get it on the trailer we removed the bumpers, pumped up the tyres and used a tilt trailer with a winch.

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First thing we noticed was that the car did have rear spheres and an accumulator, and when we got home we also found that the car had an intact cambelt and some compression!

Also found the head lamp lenses fell off in my hands when I went to remove them to get to the bumper..

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This is where the car stands at present, it looks happy among its kinfolk.

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1989 Citroën BX 16v
1993 Citroën BX 16v project

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Tim Leech
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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 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 » Wed Apr 09, 2014 9:27 am

Hi Chris

Really bad news about the TZI, hope its fixable!
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 frog » Thu Apr 24, 2014 11:32 am

The White one has cleaned up pretty well!

Still having the no warning lights intermittent fault as described in the technical thread but I think that's my doing.

Dave (my brother) and I have bought this together as a joint project and hope to take it to some track days in the future.

ImageAussie 16 Valves by tyro.chris, on Flickr

ImageAussie 16 Valves by tyro.chris, on Flickr

ImageAussie 16 Valves by tyro.chris, on Flickr

ImageAussie 16 Valves by tyro.chris, on Flickr

ImageAussie 16 Valves by tyro.chris, on Flickr

ImageAussie 16 Valves by tyro.chris, on Flickr

ImageAussie 16 Valves by tyro.chris, on Flickr

ImageAussie 16 Valves by tyro.chris, on Flickr
1989 Citroën BX 16v
1993 Citroën BX 16v project

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Tim Leech
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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 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 » Thu Apr 24, 2014 1:04 pm

Thats pure car porn there that is!
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 frog » Sat Aug 01, 2015 11:36 pm

They're still going!

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1989 Citroën BX 16v
1993 Citroën BX 16v project

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Re: Aussie BX's

Post by Tinkley » Sun Aug 02, 2015 7:46 am

The outcome of which may be a spawned Platinum grey one.... :wink:

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Re: Aussie BX's

Post by frog » Sat Apr 02, 2016 7:17 pm

So dad got a new thing

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I know it's not a BX but I thought you folks wouldn't mind.
1989 Citroën BX 16v
1993 Citroën BX 16v project

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Tim Leech
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Location: Burton on Trent
My Cars: 1963 VW BEETLE 1200 KGJ413A
1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL BFA720L
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 » Sat Apr 02, 2016 7:50 pm

I don't mind at all
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