The Aubergine

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Re: The Aubergine

Post by bxzx16v » Sun Feb 24, 2013 9:29 pm

The aubergine will look cracking with the speedlines on , get a couple or three coats of wheel sealant on them before you fit them to give them some protection , can't wait to see it at a show soon .

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Re: The Aubergine

Post by TizzyD » Tue Feb 26, 2013 7:55 pm

20 years ago today someone probably took delivery of their brand new TZD Turbo and she's still going strong

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So without further ado

HAPPY 20th BIRTHDAY

Aubergine
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Re: The Aubergine

Post by Paul296 » Tue Feb 26, 2013 11:04 pm

TizzyD wrote:
HAPPY 20th BIRTHDAY

Aubergine
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=D> (got them bloody wheels on yet? :D )

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Re: The Aubergine

Post by Daisy » Tue Feb 26, 2013 11:50 pm

TizzyD wrote:20 years ago today someone probably took delivery of their brand new TZD Turbo and she's still going strong

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So without further ado

HAPPY 20th BIRTHDAY

Aubergine

Happy Birthday Aubergine =D>



Wishing you many happy years motoring together Andrew


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Re: The Aubergine

Post by mat_fenwick » Tue Feb 26, 2013 11:56 pm

Excellent! I'll have to see when my car's birthday is too - maybe celebrate by actually doing some work on it :oops:
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Re: The Aubergine

Post by mds141 » Wed Feb 27, 2013 12:07 am

The valver was registered on the 31/1/89, so just celebrated it's 24th birthday. Wish the goverment hadn't reneged on it's 25 year free road tax thingy. Happy Birthday 'Aubergine'! :)
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Re: The Aubergine

Post by TizzyD » Wed Feb 27, 2013 2:28 pm

Paul296 wrote:
TizzyD wrote:
HAPPY 20th BIRTHDAY

Aubergine
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=D> (got them bloody wheels on yet? :D )
Not yet captain :( just need to ring about some rubber for them
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Re: The Aubergine

Post by TizzyD » Sat Apr 20, 2013 2:04 am

Not much to report on the BX front, had a small issue with the front right brake binding but thats all sorted now. Been thinking long and hard about what to do about the paint work on the car and decided that Im going to get it smartened up. Im not sure whether to start with getting the tops of the windscreens done and work down or start with bumpers, front wings and bonnet and work backwards. Ive been building a stack of parts to be fitted once the paint work does it justice. My stash now includes new TZD c-pillar stickers, new yellow fogs, new bumper inserts, alloys still waiting for some rubber and mud flaps which i haven't looked at how to fit yet. Plus there is a full lock/ignition set, new in box waiting to go in once the doors are sorted. Next part on the shopping list is a front bumper as mine has a crack in it and both corners are scuffed. Anyway, heres a couple of picture of the goods so far....

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Re: The Aubergine

Post by Tim Leech » Sat Apr 20, 2013 10:29 am

Check you out! fiting the estate rear flaps are a bit of a faff and you may need to use new brackets.
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Re: The Aubergine

Post by TizzyD » Mon Apr 29, 2013 5:38 pm

Alloys went on today and I'm over the moon with how good they look :D

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The center caps still need matching in and the cars not in low for that 'slammed' look that seem to be all the rage. . . but all in good time :wink:
The visual difference between 165s and 195s is surprising, wouldn't want to go wider than 195's as they seem very close to the arches.

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Front splitters looking a bit untidy so might get that off and give it some satin black
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Re: The Aubergine

Post by Paul296 » Mon Apr 29, 2013 5:53 pm

Mmmm I like! 8) I'd try some black trim wax on the splitter before you put any paint on it Andrew. It's horrible filthy stuff but works like boot polish to get black trim really black again.

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Re: The Aubergine

Post by Tim Leech » Mon Apr 29, 2013 6:45 pm

Looking gooooood!!
1985 BX 19GT Mk1
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1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL
1979 Rover SD1 V8-S
1980 Morris Marina 1.7HL
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Re: The Aubergine

Post by Tim Leech » Mon Apr 29, 2013 6:46 pm

Looking gooooood!!
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
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Re: The Aubergine

Post by vulgalour » Mon Apr 29, 2013 7:15 pm

They look fantastic fitted, especially in that colour combo. Top work.

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Re: The Aubergine

Post by TizzyD » Mon Apr 29, 2013 7:34 pm

Cheers guys :) got the idea for the alloys from the picture of this one, will give the black trim wax a go before taking anything to it

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'02 Clio Dynamique 1.2 16v - 92K - Sold
'09 Yamaha YBR 125 - 1100 miles
'93 Bx 17 TZD Turbo - 240K - The Aubergine

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