Team Green Tiger - BX19TGD - Back on the road

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Re: Team Green Tiger - BX19TGD - End of the road

Post by citsncycles » Fri Oct 19, 2012 9:27 pm

Go on Tim - I'll help out with the welding to keep the costs down if you decide to rescue it, and it stops me getting tempted :wink:
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Re: Team Green Tiger - BX19TGD - End of the road

Post by Tim Leech » Fri Oct 19, 2012 10:17 pm

Mike tell you what, you but it and ill clean it.....with the house move i really cant.
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
1998 Rover 75 2.0V6 Connoisseur Auto
2002 Rover 75 CDT Connossieur SE Nav
2002 Rover 45 1.6i Spirit S Special
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR

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Re: Team Green Tiger - BX19TGD - End of the road

Post by citsncycles » Fri Oct 19, 2012 11:20 pm

I think I'd have to sell something first - I've no space!
Mike Sims
BX 19RD Estate Mk1 - Timex!
BX 4X4 Estate - Oh god, I've done it again!
BX 17RD MK1 - it called to me!
BX14 TGE, - SOLD
XM Turbo SD,GS Club Estate,Visa 17D Leader,HY Pickup,Dyane Nomad,Dyane 6,2CV AZL,Falcon S,Trabant P50,3x Land Rovers (88" series 1,109" series 2a FFR,series 2a Marshall ambulance),DKW F7, Lambretta LD150 x 1.5,Mobylette SP93,Ural Cossack,Ural M63,CZ 250 Sport,Honda Varadero 125,lots of bicycles & tricycles including (but not only) Sunbeams,Higgins & Bates!

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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
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Re: Team Green Tiger - BX19TGD - End of the road

Post by Tim Leech » Sat Oct 20, 2012 9:18 am

I have space (when I move) but its beyond my skills, surely someone would want it, plus knowing me I would have to remove the stickers and make it shiny, which may spoil it!
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
1998 Rover 75 2.0V6 Connoisseur Auto
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Re: Team Green Tiger - BX19TGD - End of the road

Post by Dollywobbler » Sat Oct 20, 2012 1:35 pm

You don't fancy a welding holiday in Wales do you Mike? ;)

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Re: Team Green Tiger - BX19TGD - End of the road

Post by citsncycles » Sat Oct 20, 2012 8:22 pm

I could do - it'll stop me spending money for a few days hopefully at least (ran out of overdraft again this month #-o )

Working the next 2-3 weeks, then sort of week about until March time I think.
Mike Sims
BX 19RD Estate Mk1 - Timex!
BX 4X4 Estate - Oh god, I've done it again!
BX 17RD MK1 - it called to me!
BX14 TGE, - SOLD
XM Turbo SD,GS Club Estate,Visa 17D Leader,HY Pickup,Dyane Nomad,Dyane 6,2CV AZL,Falcon S,Trabant P50,3x Land Rovers (88" series 1,109" series 2a FFR,series 2a Marshall ambulance),DKW F7, Lambretta LD150 x 1.5,Mobylette SP93,Ural Cossack,Ural M63,CZ 250 Sport,Honda Varadero 125,lots of bicycles & tricycles including (but not only) Sunbeams,Higgins & Bates!

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Re: Team Green Tiger - BX19TGD - End of the road

Post by mat_fenwick » Sat Oct 20, 2012 8:38 pm

I actually have the wiper arm still (I found another!) and a floppy passenger sunvisor.
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Re: Team Green Tiger - BX19TGD - End of the road

Post by Dollywobbler » Sat Oct 20, 2012 8:50 pm

Problem is, I'm seriously stuck for cash at the moment (could do with the Bluebird selling). I think I'm just going to delay my break-up plans for now and see how the finances are at some later point. While trying to ignore my insane desire for a Xantia V6.

Too many car desires and not enough income!

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Re: Team Green Tiger - BX19TGD - End of the road

Post by citsncycles » Sat Oct 20, 2012 8:54 pm

Know that feeling well - anyone want a knackered Dyane, an early Trabant or half a Lambretta?
Mike Sims
BX 19RD Estate Mk1 - Timex!
BX 4X4 Estate - Oh god, I've done it again!
BX 17RD MK1 - it called to me!
BX14 TGE, - SOLD
XM Turbo SD,GS Club Estate,Visa 17D Leader,HY Pickup,Dyane Nomad,Dyane 6,2CV AZL,Falcon S,Trabant P50,3x Land Rovers (88" series 1,109" series 2a FFR,series 2a Marshall ambulance),DKW F7, Lambretta LD150 x 1.5,Mobylette SP93,Ural Cossack,Ural M63,CZ 250 Sport,Honda Varadero 125,lots of bicycles & tricycles including (but not only) Sunbeams,Higgins & Bates!

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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: Team Green Tiger - BX19TGD - End of the road

Post by Tim Leech » Sat Oct 20, 2012 10:02 pm

Dont buy a V6 Xantia, it is after all Xantia with more things to go wrong!!
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
1998 Rover 75 2.0V6 Connoisseur Auto
2002 Rover 75 CDT Connossieur SE Nav
2002 Rover 45 1.6i Spirit S Special
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR

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Re: Team Green Tiger - BX19TGD - End of the road

Post by Dollywobbler » Sat Oct 20, 2012 10:05 pm

Yes, but the noise is fabulous and they're much cheaper than SMs!

A knackered Dyane you say? That's going to be rotten too I'm guessing?

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Re: Team Green Tiger - BX19TGD - End of the road

Post by citsncycles » Sun Oct 21, 2012 9:07 pm

There's a choice of knackered Dyanes - one needs work to the sills and front floors, followed by lots of reassembly, while the other is totally rotten everywhere!
Mike Sims
BX 19RD Estate Mk1 - Timex!
BX 4X4 Estate - Oh god, I've done it again!
BX 17RD MK1 - it called to me!
BX14 TGE, - SOLD
XM Turbo SD,GS Club Estate,Visa 17D Leader,HY Pickup,Dyane Nomad,Dyane 6,2CV AZL,Falcon S,Trabant P50,3x Land Rovers (88" series 1,109" series 2a FFR,series 2a Marshall ambulance),DKW F7, Lambretta LD150 x 1.5,Mobylette SP93,Ural Cossack,Ural M63,CZ 250 Sport,Honda Varadero 125,lots of bicycles & tricycles including (but not only) Sunbeams,Higgins & Bates!

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Re: Team Green Tiger - BX19TGD - End of the road

Post by mds141 » Sun Oct 21, 2012 9:11 pm

[quote="Dollywobbler"]Yes, but the noise is fabulous and they're much cheaper than SMs!
The Xantia V6 affliction is spreading me thinks!
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1989 BX GTi 16 valve. Blanc Alpine. Completed the Citroen Classic Challenge Ecosse and 1337 miles without a hitch.
2000 XM VSX 2.1 td Auto. Rouge Magenta.
TGD saloon many years ago.

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Re: Team Green Tiger - BX19TGD - End of the road

Post by Dollywobbler » Sun Oct 21, 2012 10:44 pm

Hmmm. Replacing one car needing welding with another car needing welding probably not going to go well.

Someone must surely want it for a ton?

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Re: Team Green Tiger - BX19TGD - End of the road

Post by Dollywobbler » Thu Nov 22, 2012 7:15 pm

She's not dead yet! Lobbed a battery pack her and drove her up the driveway today. Mobile wood store. Brilliant.

Great fun filling the rear with wood, watching it self-level. Due to a complete lack of money, I've been steadily reducing the fleet to just the TXD and 2CV on the road. They both need work but if there's any left in the new year, the Green Tiger may return...