The Challenge Cars

A place for us to show off our cars in all their glory. Please keep picture sizes to about 800x600 pixels.
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Des Smith
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Re: The Challenge Cars

Post by Des Smith » Tue May 29, 2012 4:49 pm

Red is a good colour for a BX, although you'd excuse me being equally biased and saying white really is the best. The eternal problem with red is that it turns pink and needs lots of work to keep it a deep lustrous red. I know what a pain it is because my MX3 is a red one.

It's strange but different colours suit different cars. For instance, my first MX3 was black and looked better than the red one, but I'm not at all keen on BXs in black and much prefer red.
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Re: The Challenge Cars

Post by Mickey taker » Tue May 29, 2012 7:46 pm

never had or wanted a red car in my life, prefer silver ,grey,white or british racing /triton green.
Funnily enough my 6 BX's have either been white [3] silver [2] or grey [1] must get a triton green one next.
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Re: The Challenge Cars

Post by mds141 » Tue May 29, 2012 8:15 pm

mat_fenwick wrote:
saintjamesy89 wrote:I've decided that red is my new favourite colour for cars
Everyone knows that it's the best colour, although I may be slightly biased.

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I washed off the French dirt yesterday, and it doesn't look too bad. Note the shiny black towbar! :)
Yes Mat tis a very shiny tow bar. Especially after you started to restore it at approx 2am whilst on the challenge!! :D
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Re: The Challenge Cars

Post by citsncycles » Tue May 29, 2012 8:39 pm

Yes Mat tis a very shiny tow bar. Especially after you started to restore it at approx 2am whilst on the challenge!!
like This :arrow:

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Re: The Challenge Cars

Post by Caffiend » Tue May 29, 2012 9:07 pm

OK, because I am extraordinarily greedy for Challenge pix, I rashly offered Mark to host his on Photobucket. He duly e-mailed them to me and they can be seen here

However, they need suitable captions, so over to you Mr Smith:
1. Start a reply
2. Open the album from the link above in a separate tab/window
3. Hover your mouse pointer over one of the pictures then click your left-mouse button inside the box next to where it says IMG code - as circled in the everso helpful ezample below. This will automatically copy the direct link (which will look like Image
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Re: The Challenge Cars

Post by mat_fenwick » Tue May 29, 2012 9:20 pm

There's my full set here.
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