The Fleet blog and Mollie's restoration at Chevronics.

Tell us about life with your BX, or indeed life in general!
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Re: The Fleet blog

Post by Mothman » Thu Jul 24, 2014 11:09 am

Elsie the GSA on her way to Chevronics earlier this morning.

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Re: The Fleet blog

Post by Mothman » Mon Jul 28, 2014 3:38 pm

Went down to Malcolm's this morning, what a lot of BX Estates outside his place? TZD needed a replacement alternator and then decided she didnt like her offside rear brake pipe and so it let go in front of Malcolms lock up. Luckily i had a spare and he fixed that as well!!

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Re: The Fleet blog

Post by Tim Leech » Tue Jul 29, 2014 9:19 am

Perfect picture for next months BX'Clusive!
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

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Re: The Fleet blog

Post by Defender110 » Tue Jul 29, 2014 12:37 pm

Paul Daniels is beginning to show his age now, walking past in that middle picture!
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1987 Citroen BX MK1 diesel estate.(Currently in dry storage)
1997 Mercedes C230 W202 - daily driver.
2010 BMW X1 SE 2.0D Auto - Her indoors daily driver.
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Re: The Fleet blog

Post by mds141 » Tue Jul 29, 2014 1:42 pm

Defender110 wrote:Paul Daniels is beginning to show his age now, walking past in that middle picture!
:D
Mark Smith

Is it just me or is everything shit?

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.
2015 Triumph Tiger Explorer XC.

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Re: The Fleet blog

Post by Mothman » Tue Jul 29, 2014 7:17 pm

No, thats Dave, gods gift to the women of St Leonards!!

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Re: The Fleet blog

Post by Mothman » Wed Jul 30, 2014 1:51 pm

Another trip to Malcolm, and there are even more BXs about.

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Re: The Fleet blog

Post by Way2go » Wed Jul 30, 2014 2:46 pm

Mothman wrote:Another trip to Malcolm, and there are even more BXs about.
You could do with encouraging these to attend & swell your Robertsbridge meets. :wink:
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Re: The Fleet blog

Post by Mothman » Wed Jul 30, 2014 3:44 pm

Way2go wrote:
Mothman wrote:Another trip to Malcolm, and there are even more BXs about.
You could do with encouraging these to attend & swell your Robertsbridge meets. :wink:
OK. i like your thinking bud!! Two of them are mine and one is Malcolm's.

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Re: The Fleet blog

Post by Mothman » Wed Jul 30, 2014 3:45 pm

Sophie had Malcolm on his knees this morning, rightly so as she is a MK 1!!

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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: The Fleet blog

Post by Tim Leech » Thu Jul 31, 2014 10:28 am

Strut return?
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

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Re: The Fleet blog

Post by Mothman » Thu Jul 31, 2014 11:42 am

Yes Tim, had a set of bloody GSF ones on from last year, barely lasted a 12 month.

Had a result though with the TZD and the potential disaster with the oil cooler coming apert the other day. I have seemed to have fixed the rather drastic and constant oil leak i have had for the last year. No drips at all last night, even when i took her for a spin into T Wells, nothing at all left on the car park so at least something good has come of it.
Now back into T Wells for a complete set of boots for the L200. That will nearly break the bank ime sure!!

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Re: The Fleet blog

Post by Mothman » Thu Jul 31, 2014 4:40 pm

As i was fitting new tyres all round on the L200 decided to fit a spare on the alloy replacement rim i had lying around for the TZD. Old spare was worn and cracking and could only be fitted using standard bolts which of course i carried. This wheel with the spacers will be able to be used with the alloy bolts.
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Re: The Fleet blog

Post by Mothman » Sat Aug 02, 2014 5:33 pm

Went down to St Leonards again today to see Malcolm and meet Chris Salter and his DS.
She looks pretty good, Malcolm n Chris still pretty ugly!!

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Still plenty of BXs around.
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Re: The Fleet blog

Post by Mothman » Sat Aug 02, 2014 5:45 pm

On another tack, i have been informed by Rob Moss at Chevronics that Elsie, my GSA C Matic has been road tested and runs ok. The hydraulic leak must have also been fixed to do this. I have been asked if i should keep the C matic box or replace it with a 5 speed manual. Think i will keep it original and keep the C matic transmission.