Rust in Peace...

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Re: Rust in Peace...

Post by Stinkwheel » Wed Dec 04, 2013 9:59 am

May have to join up to the next trip over anyone takes, if thats OK, could someone give me a shout if a trip is lined up please :)
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1980 Morris Marina 1.7HL DBV468W
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1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C BXi 19
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2002 Rover 75 CDT Connossieur SE Nav Auto R40TSL
2002 Rover 45 1.6i Spirt S TAL 91S
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL L33CHT
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Re: Rust in Peace...

Post by Tim Leech » Wed Dec 04, 2013 11:39 am

Youre very welcome Matt, Paul and I normally go on a weekday when were both off as weekends Alan normally goes home down south....I imagine it will be into next year now before we go again as at the moment im ok for parts (and Ive spend up!). It is a breakers yard so bring tools and cash as he will expect you to buy something! :mrgreen:
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
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Re: Rust in Peace...

Post by Stinkwheel » Wed Dec 04, 2013 12:01 pm

Thats excellent Tim, thank you.

Im happy to bring tools and cash, should expect i wont be able to resist buying something or another :)

Also happy to book the day off work to do so if required.
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90 BX 14TE St Tropez
93 BX 19 TXD Estate
92 BX 16TXi
77 Ami 8 Break
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2002 Rover 75 CDT Connossieur SE Nav Auto R40TSL
2002 Rover 45 1.6i Spirt S TAL 91S
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL L33CHT
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Re: Rust in Peace...

Post by Tim Leech » Wed Dec 04, 2013 2:51 pm

Ok Matt, I imagine it wil be sprind time. Also Barry Annells of Bourne Citroen has a good selection of BX spares and a large collection of air coooled Citroens in various states of repair.
1985 BX 19GT Mk1
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1994 Xantia 1.8i SX
1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL
1979 Rover SD1 V8-S
1980 Morris Marina 1.7HL
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Re: Rust in Peace...

Post by Stinkwheel » Wed Dec 04, 2013 3:28 pm

Tim,

If anyone is planning a jaunt to Bourne Citroen Id be very interested in joining in, some odds and ends are required for the Ami 8 and im sure Barry will have some bits available :)
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93 BX 19 TXD Estate
92 BX 16TXi
77 Ami 8 Break
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84 2CV6
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Re: Rust in Peace...

Post by Stephen C » Wed Dec 04, 2013 7:26 pm

I would like to go over the next time please, for me it would be just stock up for parts for the future,

Stephen
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1980 Morris Marina 1.7HL DBV468W
1985 CITROEN BX 19GT C1TBX
1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C BXi 19
1994 CITROEN XANTIA 1.8 SXi M908HRY
2002 Rover 75 CDT Connossieur SE Nav Auto R40TSL
2002 Rover 45 1.6i Spirt S TAL 91S
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL L33CHT
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Re: Rust in Peace...

Post by Tim Leech » Wed Dec 04, 2013 10:20 pm

Your welcome to join us Stephen but there's only 1 mk1 and that's not a breaker.
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
2002 Rover 75 CDTi Connossieur SE AUTO Nav
2002 Rover 45 1.6i Spirit S Special
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR
1963 VW BEETLE 1200

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Re: Rust in Peace...

Post by Stephen C » Thu Dec 05, 2013 8:56 pm

Tim Leech wrote:Your welcome to join us Stephen but there's only 1 mk1 and that's not a breaker.
Thank You for that Tim, it probably would not be worth my while then if it was closer I would have gone along just to learn
some more about BX's in general from people who are knowledgeable.

Tell you what Tim, me and this car have become the best of friends I could not be more pleased with it.

Stephen
MK1 1.9 DTR.............X6
2cv Van....................Napoleon

Honda FRV................Mr H
Honda CRV MK1.........bubble's
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1979 Rover SD1 3.5 V8-S TSL 982
1980 Morris Marina 1.7HL DBV468W
1985 CITROEN BX 19GT C1TBX
1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C BXi 19
1994 CITROEN XANTIA 1.8 SXi M908HRY
2002 Rover 75 CDT Connossieur SE Nav Auto R40TSL
2002 Rover 45 1.6i Spirt S TAL 91S
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL L33CHT
x 54

Re: Rust in Peace...

Post by Tim Leech » Thu Dec 05, 2013 9:33 pm

Good to know Stephen, I miss it.

Think I may be heading over to Alan's again very soon, the interior I lined up for the RD hasn't come off as there's parts missing.
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
2002 Rover 75 CDTi Connossieur SE AUTO Nav
2002 Rover 45 1.6i Spirit S Special
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR
1963 VW BEETLE 1200

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Re: Rust in Peace...

Post by Mothman » Fri Dec 06, 2013 2:19 am

Tim Leech wrote:Your welcome to join us Stephen but there's only 1 mk1 and that's not a breaker.
I believe its got 300k on the clock [previous quote] and that means the engine is probably BER [beyond economic repair] and one of the possible reasons for it to be parked up. Ide love to come up and get some bits off it!! Probably going to rot into the ground unless you know that there are plans for it.

Andy

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1980 Morris Marina 1.7HL DBV468W
1985 CITROEN BX 19GT C1TBX
1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C BXi 19
1994 CITROEN XANTIA 1.8 SXi M908HRY
2002 Rover 75 CDT Connossieur SE Nav Auto R40TSL
2002 Rover 45 1.6i Spirt S TAL 91S
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL L33CHT
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Re: Rust in Peace...

Post by Tim Leech » Fri Dec 06, 2013 9:03 am

I think its a runner Andy, but has been declared as scrapped to the DVLA but Alan doesnt want to break it.....

Next time I am up I will ask him again.
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
2002 Rover 75 CDTi Connossieur SE AUTO Nav
2002 Rover 45 1.6i Spirit S Special
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR
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Re: Rust in Peace...

Post by citsncycles » Fri Dec 06, 2013 11:25 am

I'd beter not go near the place - I've just sold 2 motors so have space in the main barn!
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Re: Rust in Peace...

Post by Mothman » Fri Dec 06, 2013 12:27 pm

If its been declared scrap Tim then it wont be able to be put back on the road. I think we have had discussions on the forum re this before.

i would be prepared to come up and have a look if bits can be taken from it.

Andy

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1980 Morris Marina 1.7HL DBV468W
1985 CITROEN BX 19GT C1TBX
1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C BXi 19
1994 CITROEN XANTIA 1.8 SXi M908HRY
2002 Rover 75 CDT Connossieur SE Nav Auto R40TSL
2002 Rover 45 1.6i Spirt S TAL 91S
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL L33CHT
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Re: Rust in Peace...

Post by Tim Leech » Fri Dec 06, 2013 12:33 pm

Your quite right andy, which is a shame as its red, which is quite rare.
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
2002 Rover 75 CDTi Connossieur SE AUTO Nav
2002 Rover 45 1.6i Spirit S Special
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR
1963 VW BEETLE 1200

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Re: Rust in Peace...

Post by Stephen C » Fri Dec 06, 2013 3:18 pm

I would be looking for a plastic bonnet, I would of course never get rid of the original bonnet, but I would very much like to put a plastic bonnet on the car,
and on the subject of bonnets, I have a Mk 1 diesel, can anyone please tell me if a Mk 2 will fit and explained about long and short nose bonnets and which will fit a Mk 1 diesel.

Stephen
MK1 1.9 DTR.............X6
2cv Van....................Napoleon

Honda FRV................Mr H
Honda CRV MK1.........bubble's
Honda Lawn Mower

BMW R100R...............When I grow up I want to be a [Honda]