Kierans Mk1 BX 19RD

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Kierans Mk1 BX 19RD

Post by kieran.l » Sat Aug 11, 2012 5:27 pm

Finally sent the car (B253WAV) to the bodyshop to get the rust on the doors sorted :)
The guy replaced the bottom of 3 doors which were quite bad and just cleaned up the better one.

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New door bottoms
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The front passenger door was just filled I think but still a good job
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The car is different shades of red now but it'll probably get a full re-spray next year - when funds are good :lol:
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Re: Kierans Mk1 BX 19RD

Post by Tim Leech » Sat Aug 11, 2012 5:46 pm

Looks great! A good machine polish should bring the rest of the car up well, looks much better without those alloys, originally the steel wheeks should be silver.
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Re: Kierans Mk1 BX 19RD

Post by citsncycles » Sat Aug 11, 2012 8:16 pm

He's made a lovely job of those doors :D =D>
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Re: Kierans Mk1 BX 19RD

Post by Mothman » Sat Aug 11, 2012 8:24 pm

Nice one bud,


class car now, well done. Lovely to see another MK 1 alive and kicking.

Am envious.


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Re: Kierans Mk1 BX 19RD

Post by kieran.l » Sun Jun 23, 2013 11:59 pm

19RD has got a make-over - full respray and removal of all rust spots :D

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Lovely work done by Jerry at Kenmare Crash Repairs =D>

I can't stop looking at the bottom of the C-pillars :lol:

Now its ready for the CCC All Ireland Rally in Northern Ireland next weekend :D :D
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Re: Kierans Mk1 BX 19RD

Post by saintjamesy89 » Mon Jun 24, 2013 5:48 am

Wow, it's so red, and so shiny - simply stunning! From where i'm sat that looks like a fantastic job, one to cherish methinks. Almost makes me wish my GT wasn't romantic blue, the colour has grown on me and I do like it, but shiny red will always be my favourite car colour.

Now to finish it off, and get that 'just rolled out of showroom' look, get some shiny black stuff on them tyres and spruce the wheel trims up!
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Re: Kierans Mk1 BX 19RD

Post by Des Smith » Mon Jun 24, 2013 1:52 pm

Looks absolutely gorgeous and get's me even more excited about what my St Tropez's going to look like when she comes out of the paintshop this week.

@Tom - Red is a lovely colour for a car when it's all shiny and polished but is probably requires the most intensive care to keep it there. I autoglymed my MX3 last week and after all the rain and associated crap over the weekend it looks like it needs another polish.
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Re: Kierans Mk1 BX 19RD

Post by MULLEY » Mon Jun 24, 2013 8:08 pm

Looks lovely, as Tom's mentioned, just need those scruffy (in comparison ;) ) wheel trims re-doing & it will look ace :)
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Re: Kierans Mk1 BX 19RD

Post by kieran.l » Mon Jun 24, 2013 11:14 pm

Thanks for the comments guys :) Those wheel trims do let it down now! What would be the best way to clean them up? And Tom whats that shiny stuff that goes on the tyres? Can't wait to see your car when its done Des :)
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Re: Kierans Mk1 BX 19RD

Post by MULLEY » Mon Jun 24, 2013 11:34 pm

Probably best to get the wheel trims re-painted to match the fantastic paint job on your car. Tyre shine, its just like a moose/foam that you spray onto the outside of the tyre & then you just wipe it over with a rag & it makes the rubber go black & shiny, just like a new tyre :) Most people use them at car shows to make the whole car look brand new looking.
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Re: Kierans Mk1 BX 19RD

Post by ChrisS » Tue Jun 25, 2013 2:07 pm

Gorgeous. Just like my old 19RD long since departed...
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Re: Kierans Mk1 BX 19RD

Post by kieran.l » Tue Jun 25, 2013 4:00 pm

Thanks Mulley, I'll have to get me some of that stuff! Maybe I should get those trims re-painted too.

Chris, wow it does look just like it, a lovely deep red :D If you don't mind me asking, what was the reg? Its not clear but was it a B?
Do you know what happened to it or where it went?
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Re: Kierans Mk1 BX 19RD

Post by Tim Leech » Sat Jun 29, 2013 2:04 pm

Looks fab! Paint the wheels silver and clean the trims up with t cut.
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Re: Kierans Mk1 BX 19RD

Post by kieran.l » Wed Jul 03, 2013 7:11 pm

Thanks Tim. I've been meaning to paint those wheels...
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Re: Kierans Mk1 BX 19RD

Post by kieran.l » Wed Jul 03, 2013 7:45 pm

At the All-Ireland CCC Rally in Londonderry last weekend. It was the only BX present :shock:

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At Halliday-Citroën, Campsie

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Myself, dad and uncle

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Ebrington Square, Londonderry

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A lovely line-up of Citroëns :D

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Waiting for Lough Foyle ferry

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Beside two immaculate Citroëns: Roger Porters XM and Frank Bergins CX.

She did 900 miles round trip without skipping a beat (burned a small bit of oil alright), very happy with her :D
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