Todd's 1985 TRD

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Todd's 1985 TRD

Post by toddao » Tue Oct 30, 2007 7:59 pm

I aquired this in May 2007. It had one owner from new until 2005, when he died aged 90. The next owner, despite being a professional mechanic did his best to destroy it through lack of understanding. He cooked the engine and the head gasket then sold it to me as a parts vehicle.
Overall condition is very good and I think the original owner, Wilhelm, would be pleased that it's found a good home again. It was always garaged and Citroen maintained and old Wilhelm only covered 68,000kms in it as well as equipping it with every conceivable accessory!


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tim leech

Post by tim leech » Tue Oct 30, 2007 9:08 pm

That cars more 80s than bros, cool car there man, bring it to the CCC show next year dude! 8)

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Post by DavidRutherford » Tue Oct 30, 2007 9:15 pm

A BX with added tailblazer. Now that's a rarity.

I'm not completely convinced about the rear window louvre, but it does certainly suit the era of the vehicle, and goes well with the side striping.

Looks extremely tidy too.
this might be a signature

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Post by MULLEY » Tue Oct 30, 2007 10:40 pm

That's so coooooool, i want one (might have to sell some of the others though....).

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Post by toddao » Wed Oct 31, 2007 8:42 am

David wrote
I'm not completely convinced about the rear window louvre
At least I know what to call that thing now! There's a picture of it in the '85 Accessoires Citreon Brochure but mine's not original Citroen. There must be a few authentic ones out there lurking in storerooms.

I'm planning on bringing it to UK next summer for annual tea bag collection and CCC meeting. Tim, you bring the Bros cassette and some Grolsch bottletops to fix to our shoes! 8)
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Post by docchevron » Wed Oct 31, 2007 2:09 pm

Ace, that looks cool as a talking Giraffe man!

Forget the Bros mate, we've got the better the drum and bass from Tim's 2CV at this years National..

I'm thinking a stack of Marshall JCM900 amps and some proper Hardcore rave tunes!
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Far too many BX's, a bus, an ambulance a few trucks, not enough time and never enough cash...

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Post by nstarmore » Fri Nov 02, 2007 3:55 pm

That is the coolest BX I've ever seen by far, well done to you I absolutely love it...its a good job you don't live in the UK as otherwise I'd be on your doorstop ever day forever asking you to sell it to me :lol:
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Post by toddao » Thu Dec 18, 2008 7:06 pm

Having passed its TÜV ( MOT) I went for a celebratory ski on the local ski slope.

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Post by BX Bandit » Thu Dec 18, 2008 7:43 pm

woah! quelle pastelage! :lol: The outfit matches the the era of the BX 8)
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Post by demag » Thu Dec 18, 2008 8:24 pm

Yes don't know what's more stunning, you or the car! :wink:

That Bx is really beautiful Todd.
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Post by MULLEY » Thu Dec 18, 2008 10:05 pm

Got to say, love the 80's ski clothes, they dont make em like that anymore :D
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Post by Philip Chidlow » Thu Dec 18, 2008 10:10 pm

Super retro feel. I bet some people on this forum weren't even born in 1986!

That number plate would suit a knob in a Fiat X19 too :)

Not that you're a knob or ... oh, I'll get me coat ... :lol: :roll:
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Post by mat_fenwick » Fri Dec 19, 2008 12:08 am

Now if you cropped the Corsa out of the shot, you'd swear it was an old photo...perhaps like this?

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Well done on getting it road legal!
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Post by MULLEY » Fri Dec 19, 2008 12:27 am

Just noticed your Blizzard poles, do they still make them?
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2011 Mini Cooper D Clubman - it does over 60mpg
1992 TZD Turbo - SORN - slowly getting there
1991 Gti 16V - Blaze is back on the road since 2008
1990 Gti 8Valve SOLD - looks like it's been scrapped
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Post by Way2go » Fri Dec 19, 2008 2:14 am

Yes, not in dayglo any more but you can go higher tech into carbon fibre. 8)
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