Phil's BX - 16 TGS auto saloon 1990

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Phil's BX - 16 TGS auto saloon 1990

Post by Philip Chidlow » Wed Jun 27, 2007 11:59 am

I picked this up after it had been advertised on the forum for a while. It is a very low mileage (25.9k when I bought it) and in very clean original condition.

It is the closest to owning a new BX I'll ever get and intend to keep it in tip top order for years to come. It's just got another MOT with no problems and a thorough check in and under reveals no issues worthy of attention yet (fingers crossed). This car was purchased in 1990 replacing another BX by an RAF chap and his wife and benefits from having had PAS fitted by the local Citroen dealership a few months after delivery. The car had been fully maintained by the dealership, and all records are there, neatly ordered, in true military style from the original dealership letters and sales invoice etc. The service book's fully stamped too. Sadly he died a while ago and the car saw little service for a few months before I bought it. Illustrating the care this car has received in it's past, the spare tyre is unused and wrapped in a plastic sack (!) with the pristine jack kept in the boot. Only have a few dog hairs to remove from the rear carpet (no smell though, luckily) and that's about it. I've since fitted matching rear headrests and a new set of Citroen mudflaps on the rear.

It even came with four new tyres, and a full tank of fuel. Now why didn't someone else grab it before I did? I was very pleased to take ownership...

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M

Post by M » Wed Jun 27, 2007 12:24 pm

Wow :!:
Just how long did you spend cleaning that?

Nice 8)

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Post by Philip Chidlow » Wed Jun 27, 2007 12:39 pm

TBH a couple of hours. It was pretty clean when I picked her up. But prior to the National she's getting the full Maguires treatment 8) :D
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tim leech

Post by tim leech » Wed Jun 27, 2007 1:17 pm

Lovely car phil, I have one just like it (I wish)

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Post by Philip Chidlow » Wed Jun 27, 2007 1:26 pm

We should pair 'em up at the National, Tim 8) 8) 8)
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tim leech

Post by tim leech » Wed Jun 27, 2007 1:30 pm

Lol ownes bringing the TGS down but yours will put it to shame Phil!

tim leech

Post by tim leech » Wed Jun 27, 2007 1:30 pm

Lol owens bringing the TGS down but yours will put it to shame Phil!

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Post by Philip Chidlow » Wed Jun 27, 2007 1:32 pm

I heard you the first time, Tim :lol: :wink: :roll:

I don't know about that - it looks like your TGS wears her age really well...

Are you bringing Patch then?
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tim leech

Post by tim leech » Wed Jun 27, 2007 1:36 pm

Yep Im bringing mine along, 160hp is alot compared to a 14TGE! The white BX phil is whats known as a 10 footer! :lol: Looks great from a distance, and in the dark, and when its raining........ oh and when I forget to wear my specs!

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Post by Philip Chidlow » Wed Jun 27, 2007 1:49 pm

We'll park at least ten foot apart then. Sorted. :D
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Post by mountainmanUK » Wed Jun 27, 2007 9:43 pm

That car looks lovely Phil! :D (Without any Photoshopping! :wink: )

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Post by Philip Chidlow » Wed Jun 27, 2007 9:44 pm

Guaranteed Photoshop-free :D
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Post by cacaolat » Thu Jun 28, 2007 5:31 pm

Phil I must say this would be my favourite BX. The original condition, low mileage and only one previous owner is just what a classic car needs.
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I did when I called you had already bought it Touareguk

Post by TouaregUK » Wed Jul 16, 2008 11:00 pm

Philip Chidlow wrote:I picked this up after it had been advertised on the forum for a while. It is a very low mileage (25.9k when I bought it) and in very clean original condition.

It is the closest to owning a new BX I'll ever get and intend to keep it in tip top order for years to come. It's just got another MOT with no problems and a thorough check in and under reveals no issues worthy of attention yet (fingers crossed). This car was purchased in 1990 replacing another BX by an RAF chap and his wife and benefits from having had PAS fitted by the local Citroen dealership a few months after delivery. The car had been fully maintained by the dealership, and all records are there, neatly ordered, in true military style from the original dealership letters and sales invoice etc. The service book's fully stamped too. Sadly he died a while ago and the car saw little service for a few months before I bought it. Illustrating the care this car has received in it's past, the spare tyre is unused and wrapped in a plastic sack (!) with the pristine jack kept in the boot. Only have a few dog hairs to remove from the rear carpet (no smell though, luckily) and that's about it. I've since fitted matching rear headrests and a new set of Citroen mudflaps on the rear.

It even came with four new tyres, and a full tank of fuel. Now why didn't someone else grab it before I did? I was very pleased to take ownership...

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Post by Way2go » Thu Jul 17, 2008 12:20 am

:?: I suppose there's a reason why this has been copied and reposted over a year later without follow up text? :?
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