Stuart's 1986 BX 16 TRS Auto - Snoopy, the Beige Beauty

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Stuart's 1986 BX 16 TRS Auto - Snoopy, the Beige Beauty

Post by stuart_hedges » Fri Jul 20, 2007 10:37 pm

I'd been trying to prise this car out of Chris Salter's hands for months when finally it just dropped into my lap. Not literally, obviously.

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Post by cavmad » Fri Jul 20, 2007 11:39 pm

Lovely looking car that Stuart.
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Post by Philip Chidlow » Sat Jul 21, 2007 12:05 am

A real beaut. :mrgreen:
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Post by rob-bx16v » Sat Jul 21, 2007 2:18 am

awsome car that stuart, i do have a soft spot for the mk1 bx....... just not the room :cry:
The citroen bx loves garages hates driving

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Post by mat_fenwick » Wed Jul 25, 2007 12:36 pm

You could always get rid of the RS Turbo to make room... :D :D :D

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Post by tim leech » Wed Jul 25, 2007 12:44 pm

80s mk1 Lovelyness! :D

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Post by cacaolat » Wed Jul 25, 2007 1:00 pm

Great. I really like that dashboard with drum speedo, a great 80s design 8)
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Post by mountainmanUK » Wed Jul 25, 2007 1:09 pm

It's not BEIGE........it's IVORY!!! :lol: (but it's still a beauty!)

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Post by rob-bx16v » Wed Jul 25, 2007 3:11 pm

mat_fenwick wrote:You could always get rid of the RS Turbo to make room... :D :D :D
ha ha :D cant sell the rst as its a minter so i want to hang on to it. Its only had 2 previous owners from new which both i know. plus id miss the sound of the dumpvalve :roll: .
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Post by cavmad » Thu Aug 02, 2007 8:11 am

That's soon overcome Rob. All you need is one of though stupid Barryboy's type accessories from eBay that make a dump valve sound. They sound so wonderful and authentic on old Novas, Saxos and Corsa that everyone would think your Mk1 BX was a 24V turbo. Or perhaps not. :D
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Post by Baz » Mon Sep 10, 2007 7:26 pm

mountainmanUK wrote:It's not BEIGE........it's IVORY!!! :lol: (but it's still a beauty!)
Agreed on both counts....My '84 16RS in "impala" beige was definately much beiger! Magnificent car though (Auto too....My Rover has made me very lazy!), I'm very jealous! :wink:
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Post by tim leech » Mon Sep 10, 2007 7:33 pm

Baz your a bit behind the times my freind, this car is sadly now rather poorly after a RTA.

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Post by Baz » Mon Sep 10, 2007 8:39 pm

That's very sad to hear....Hope nobody was hurt? :(
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Post by tim leech » Mon Sep 10, 2007 10:10 pm

Asides some whiplash thankfully not, but its very doubtful snoopy will see the road again :cry:

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Post by stuart_hedges » Tue Sep 11, 2007 10:06 am

Indeed. Resident Engineer Rutherford looked the car over and found bends and twists in the shell pretty much all the way to the front of the car.

My whiplash is much improved, mainly down to my neighbour's hot tub, lots of massage, and a weekend away on a canal boat but my girlfriend is still in a lot of pain. She's just been signed off work for another two weeks.