GT mediated Awesomeness

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Re: GT mediated Awesomeness

Post by saintjamesy89 » Sat Feb 02, 2019 10:12 am

Wow, I can't believe I’ve not been on here since last May! Quite a lot has happened in that time...

-Rover has gone

-AX 1.0 arrived (loved it, such fun for a little 1.0!) I did end up replacing the cheap and crappy aftermarket wheel trims with
proper ones which really improved things!

-Then the AX went 6 months later

-Volvo 740 hearse arrived to convert into a campervan for our european (probably mostly French) road trips, accommodation prices have been steadily increasing and are now prohibitive, across the pond so we'll take our accommodation with us! This is an old photo, much has been done with it since!


-We've moved house, from a new build coachouse above four garages to an old property in a rather nice village a little outside of town. We've kept the house in town and are in the process of renting it out, once this is done, we can get the new house sorted (much much sorting needed!) but it has a nice bog garden, but unfortunately only one parking space and no garage... Can't have everything for the price we paid for it though! Of course, with all this snow down here, out ancient behemoth of a boiler has packed up...

I'm still thinking about the GT, and have big plans for it. I want it to be the most comfortable place to be, as well as seeming as standard as can be, I quite fancy puddle lights, footwell illumination, extra soundproofing and insulation and air conditioning (plans are afoot for this, I have sourced some bits I thought I’d never find - so the ball is rolling). But haven't visited it for a couple of months now - it's been a very busy year (or more!).

Work has been pushy in getting me qualified to fill a higher position, my 'provided' target is to have this done by the end of March, but with moving house that's not going to happen! But shouldn't be far off. So this has been taking up all my time that I've not been moving house/packing/unpacking/Volvo fettling etc

Have a shiny GT picture, just because this is my favourite picture of it.

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1985 Citroen BX19 GT
1988 Volvo 740 2.0 GL Hearse
Kia Venga 1.4 CRDI

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Re: GT mediated Awesomeness

Post by panky » Sat Feb 02, 2019 10:57 am

Love that car

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Re: GT mediated Awesomeness

Post by Tim Leech » Wed Feb 06, 2019 4:10 pm

Hey Tom

Long time no see mate, glad your well, hope to see you at the Centenary!
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
2002 Rover 75 CDTi Connossieur SE AUTO Nav
2002 Rover 45 1.6i Spirit S Special
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR
1963 VW BEETLE 1200