The Aubergine

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Re: The Aubergine

Post by Dollywobbler » Tue Jan 29, 2013 7:29 pm

Which fuel pump have you got? I'm struggling to get less than 54mpg out of my TXD Turbo which I find astonishing. I'm wondering if the Lucas is better for mpg than the Bosch.

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Re: The Aubergine

Post by TizzyD » Tue Jan 29, 2013 9:18 pm

Not sure which pump it's got to be honest, I was getting low 50s on long runs like going up to Fleetwood and the trip to France last summer

I'm not sure if it's really making a difference or if I'm imagining it but she seem less sooty

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Re: The Aubergine

Post by Dollywobbler » Tue Jan 29, 2013 9:55 pm

I'm tempting to put a treatment through my TXD. It certainly can be very sooty! Mind you, handy for dealing with tailgaters...

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Re: The Aubergine

Post by mds141 » Tue Jan 29, 2013 10:50 pm

Millers eco max Ian. Works a treat in the XM.
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Re: The Aubergine

Post by Philip Chidlow » Tue Jan 29, 2013 11:08 pm

Millers Ecomax diesel FTW ;) Pug 806 laps it up. There is a definite albeit not incredible, improvement on power and mpg. Less smoke too.
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Re: The Aubergine

Post by MULLEY » Wed Jan 30, 2013 9:12 pm

If you want extra smoke, just pour 1 litre of used engine oil into your fuel tank, it works a treat :)
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Re: The Aubergine

Post by TizzyD » Fri Feb 22, 2013 12:31 am

As I've said else where, my speedlines are in for refurb at the moment and the company has posted a picture of one of them on their twitter

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Looking pretty good so far, I'm really pleased with it, just waiting to have the lip diamond cut :D :D :D
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Re: The Aubergine

Post by vulgalour » Fri Feb 22, 2013 5:23 pm

Those are going to look the business on the Aubergine, they really are.
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Re: The Aubergine

Post by Paul296 » Fri Feb 22, 2013 9:58 pm

'LIKE' 8)

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Re: The Aubergine

Post by saintjamesy89 » Fri Feb 22, 2013 10:52 pm

Paul296 wrote:'LIKE' 8)
Very much :D
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Re: The Aubergine

Post by TizzyD » Fri Feb 22, 2013 11:27 pm

Cheers for the comments and heres the finished article

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Can't wait to pick them up in the morning :D :D :D :D
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Re: The Aubergine

Post by mds141 » Fri Feb 22, 2013 11:52 pm

Just don't kerb them!!
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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.

1990 Swift 'Corniche' 12/2 aka BXClub HQ.
Honda Firestorm. Gone, but not forgotten.
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Re: The Aubergine

Post by mat_fenwick » Sat Feb 23, 2013 12:10 am

Seems almost a shame to put them on the car! Does that match the original finish, or is it more metallic?
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Re: The Aubergine

Post by Paul296 » Sat Feb 23, 2013 3:18 am

They really are lovely Andrew. If they were mine I'd be tempted to put steelies and trims on for 'everyday' and keep those for 'parade dress'! If I kerbed those babies I'd be wanting Valium! :D

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Re: The Aubergine

Post by Caffiend » Sat Feb 23, 2013 8:11 am

Those are bloody gorgeous - where did you get 'em done, I shall be looking at having mine refurbed later in the year when funds allow.
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