Hurricane's 19 TXD

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Post by MULLEY » Tue Jan 25, 2011 9:33 pm

I wouldn't worry, at least its in the dry & should be fine & easy to recommission to get back on the road. Why don't you run each one every 6mths, that way you can enjoy them both whilst ensuring they both get used without large periods of non use?
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Post by Hurricane » Wed Jan 26, 2011 9:21 pm

MULLEY wrote:I wouldn't worry, at least its in the dry & should be fine & easy to recommission to get back on the road. Why don't you run each one every 6mths, that way you can enjoy them both whilst ensuring they both get used without large periods of non use?
Yeah I think that's what we're going to do once the tax on the Hurricane runs out.

We should have been doing it a while ago but never thought about going with a different insurance company, the one we use is just down the road from us and I was being told that the 'insurance place will think we're taking the pee if we keep swapping them over'.
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Post by MULLEY » Wed Jan 26, 2011 11:33 pm

Changing a car over once a year, i don't think would cause any issues 8)
2002 C5 2.0 HDI Estate - Remapped - It goes better
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
2002 Mini Cooper S - SOLD - i miss this car
1992 TXD - Scrapped in March 2014

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Post by Hurricane » Tue Jan 17, 2012 4:01 pm

Found a forgotten picture of our TXD from August 2010, this car will be back on the road in the next month or two.

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Both of ours now have the new style front reg plates.

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Post by Willy » Tue Jan 17, 2012 5:23 pm

Very smart car! Wonder if anybody else gets equally pissed off as I do when people leaflet the windscreen wipers...

I like those new plates with EU identifier. Still undecided whether they're a better fit than the original fonted ones...
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Re: Hurricane's 19 TXD

Post by Hurricane » Mon Nov 25, 2013 8:06 pm

This is off the road at the moment in dry storage but is started and run regularly, no problems that we know of. Sadly can only afford to run 1 BX right now and the Hurricane is the current road car.

TXD will be back on the road in the next month or two swapping with the Hurricane.
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Re: Hurricane's 19 TXD

Post by Hurricane » Wed Mar 18, 2015 2:45 pm

Had this out of the garage the past couple of weeks, done a few minor jobs, stuck 4 new tyres on it, new exhaust, gutted it and given it a full jet wash on the driveway, looks lovely with the speed lines and front spoiler on.

Gonna stick it through an MOT soon but it looks as good as when it went into the garage 4 years ago and is running as it should, there's a good chance we'll be selling it with an MOT and Tax on it.
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Re: Hurricane's 19 TXD

Post by Paul296 » Wed Mar 18, 2015 2:47 pm

Sounds nice. Got any pictures? :)

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Re: Hurricane's 19 TXD

Post by Defender110 » Wed Mar 18, 2015 10:02 pm

Hurricane wrote:there's a good chance we'll be selling it with an MOT and Tax on it.
The new tax rules don't allow you to sell it with tax on, the new owner has to buy it without and buy new in his name.


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