putting faces to cars

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putting faces to cars

Post by Mickey taker » Tue Apr 17, 2012 8:59 pm

As requested by Toddao in the Xrally threadany one else want to post a pic of there ugly mug with their pride and joy

heres me

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and my 1991 1,6 Meteor

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1991 BX Meteor 1.6

light travels faster than sound, thats why you look intelligent and then you spoil it all by opening your mouth !!!!!

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Post by Dollywobbler » Tue Apr 17, 2012 9:16 pm

Here's me receiving a prize for my superb BX.
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And here is said superb BX.
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Pictures courtesy of Franklin. Thanks!

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Post by Vanny » Tue Apr 17, 2012 9:24 pm

Oh Susan, you've ruined my dreams!

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Post by Willy » Tue Apr 17, 2012 10:55 pm

Here's me in Austria

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And here are my wheelz

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Post by Paul296 » Tue Apr 17, 2012 11:21 pm

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Not what you'd call 'concourse' condition, but stilling running on factory fitted hair and teeth. Full (but rather dodgy) service history. Mileage not bad for the year ( 'just run in' might be pushing it though).'Beard' and 'man-boob' retro styling body kit not currently fitted (for the record 8) )

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Post by Caffiend » Tue Apr 17, 2012 11:55 pm

The camera NEVER lies:

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(oh all right then, I'm not quite that blonde in real life)


When it grows up, it wants to be that car ^^^

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Post by mat_fenwick » Wed Apr 18, 2012 11:16 am

Could you look any more casual Paul? And I distinctly remember you had a nose in real life Sandre!

This is I...
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...and this is the car.
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Post by Des Smith » Wed Apr 18, 2012 11:29 am

I've already posted this photo on another thread, but its the most up-to-date I've got and the least likely to scare the innocent. This is August 2011, at a place called Mosset, which is up a French Pyrenean valley.

Both car and driver are well matched - both still going strong but inclined to make random involuntary noises, especially before they are properly warmed up. Both can move at a modest pace with occasional bursts of speed and perform best in sunny climates. Similarly, bodywork looks OK from a distance but won't stand up to close scrutiny. With some foresight, I positioned myself behind the car to avoid exposure of knobbly knees and other horrors. 8)

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Below is a slightly older pic from 2008 in Italy. We hired a LHD Fiat Barchetta and drove to Salerno to visit Paestum and the battlefields. Shortly after this photo was taken, some young girl on a scooter whizzed out of a side road and crashed into the nearside. It all ended happily, I'm pleased to report.

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Post by Mickey taker » Wed Apr 18, 2012 11:52 am

what are those black things on your rear end ?

Oh, for clarity I am refering to the car :lol:
1991 BX Meteor 1.6

light travels faster than sound, thats why you look intelligent and then you spoil it all by opening your mouth !!!!!

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Post by Paul296 » Wed Apr 18, 2012 12:27 pm

mat_fenwick wrote:Could you look any more casual Paul?
Well, if it rains, it rains. I know not everyone is quite so laid back. . .

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:shock: 8)

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Post by Des Smith » Wed Apr 18, 2012 2:17 pm

Mickey taker wrote:what are those black things on your rear end ?

Oh, for clarity I am refering to the car :lol:
Tres drole! I would never knowingly expose my rear end in public.:wink:

The 'black things' came with the car, apparently instead of the scantily clad optional extra Citroen bimbo, more's the pity. (I heard a rumour that Richard swapped her from the St Tropez into his Digit when he had it, but that may be scurrilous speculation.)

They are right-angle rubber bump strips to protect the insta-shatter bumpers. Never seen 'em before or since, but I quite like 'em.
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Post by Des Smith » Wed Apr 18, 2012 2:31 pm

Paul296 wrote:
mat_fenwick wrote:Could you look any more casual Paul?
I know not everyone is quite so laid back. . .
Sounds like a challenge! XM in the Dordogne in 2002. Again, I'm hiding behind the car, probably on account of the outrageously hideous tee-shirt, but I had the Kronenbourg open virtually before the engine stopped turning.

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Post by toddao » Wed Apr 18, 2012 5:52 pm

What a good thread and what a fine looking bunch inc that bloke in the pub ( his natural habitat) - this would hardly have seemed possible a few years back, everyone was too shy!


This is three years old now but the only pic I've got of me and my yellow BX. This is where I go to get my Citroen parts - across a showroom full of exotica to an anonymous room at the back. I think I was going to collect a return hose!

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Here we are in the Ensisheim scrappers carpark with my TRD: from left, Carl (TB2) Remy ( BXGTI1988) and myself. The central European contingent of the BXClub.



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Post by citsncycles » Wed Apr 18, 2012 7:03 pm

Here'a a rare picture of the greater spotted Wurzelwelder in it's natural habitat:

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Re: putting faces to cars

Post by Willy » Wed May 23, 2012 9:43 am

Reposted here for the benefit of me and others:

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From left is Tim Leech (Roverman), next is his buddy George Cobden (whos bought his TZD) then Jim? (Geoff Rothans mate), Geoff Rothan (owned Wooscrays TZD), Mark Smith (mds141), Jaba (john bale), Mat Fenwick, Mike Edmonds (Mike E), Phil Chidlow, Phil Boxall (kermit), Mike Sims and finally Hilary Stone.
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