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Re: ZX corner

Post by Charlotte » Thu Sep 05, 2013 2:40 pm

Cinzano even has a Z in it...

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Re: ZX corner

Post by Charlotte » Thu Sep 05, 2013 2:41 pm

CinZXano

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Re: ZX corner

Post by Philip Chidlow » Thu Sep 05, 2013 2:54 pm

Actually, in terms of applying a theme to the car this would be a nice one to consider:

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Re: ZX corner

Post by Philip Chidlow » Thu Sep 05, 2013 2:55 pm

Charlotte... loving CinZXano! Brill.

I'll have to have a go at that :)
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Re: ZX corner

Post by Philip Chidlow » Thu Sep 05, 2013 3:01 pm

One obvious problem with Campari/Cinzxano... The company's Italian ;)

The more I think about it Noilly Prat is a nice choice for me, as I was asked to design Noilly Prat livery for my uncle's Formula 3 team back in about 1977/8. I also happen to know it's made in Marseillan, near Beziers and we could pass there on the Challenge without any difficulty. :)
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Re: ZX corner

Post by Philip Chidlow » Thu Sep 05, 2013 3:15 pm

... And driving an oil burning ZX might have an unintentional jokey aspect - An oily..... ;)
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Re: ZX corner

Post by Philip Chidlow » Thu Sep 05, 2013 3:18 pm

Ok. Back O/T... Does anyone know if non-ABS car and ABS equipped ZX front brake flexes are different?
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Re: ZX corner

Post by Paul296 » Thu Sep 05, 2013 3:57 pm

What about some nice Burberry upholstery, then using the corporate ID of a beverage with a bit more - how would you put it? - 'grass roots' appeal? Like these for instance . . .

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? 8)

( the 'shopped ZX looks lovely btw =D> )

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Re: ZX corner

Post by Philip Chidlow » Thu Sep 05, 2013 5:48 pm

Nice. I think I like 'White Lightning'... forget 'White Knight'.... that's what it's Challenge name is now. :) lol

Maybe not Burberry fabric, what about in the style of Park Bench? Or Old Settee. :0
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Re: ZX corner

Post by Tinkley » Thu Sep 05, 2013 7:32 pm

Glad you took the Campari reference as intended :) just the right 'spirit' :D

Go the whole hog, absinthe, if they still sell it at the old ratios. Check out Strohr rum in 40, 60, and 80% alcohol.... at least its smoother than some of that Yugoslavian (as it used to be) plum brandy :lol:

White Lightning is as chav as Burberry and I've yet to be convinced of the ZX as chav.....

Maybe a Nuits St George... :lol:
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Re: ZX corner

Post by Philip Chidlow » Thu Sep 05, 2013 8:22 pm

You are of course right, there is nothing Chavvy about an 18yr old ZX lol...

Maybe some subtle deign elements along with the event graphics... But I still have at least a year and a half to sort it!
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Re: ZX corner

Post by Philip Chidlow » Thu Sep 05, 2013 8:43 pm

It's important to concentrate on getting the car sorted mechanically and ensure the bodywork is sound. Little things like rubber mounts and hoses will degrade and seeing as this is almost as old as a late BX I will need to pay attention to things that could compromise reliability. Having said that replacing worn components in the suspension, brakes etc. as well as using higher specification elements and using some thought to eek out the best from the car will also be an objective.
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Re: ZX corner

Post by Thread Bear » Thu Sep 05, 2013 9:07 pm

Ricard, the best Pastis with that LHM look, combined with Total. The driver, Arnold Noirtête, in Total Ricard.
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Re: ZX corner

Post by Des Smith » Thu Sep 05, 2013 9:37 pm

Phil, you must resist the chavtastic advice and represent the very highest artistic and aesthetic values in French advertising and body-wrap your ZX in Byrrh images. Here's a starter for ten and I know where you can find some more.

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Re: ZX corner

Post by Philip Chidlow » Thu Sep 05, 2013 10:16 pm

Oooooh. I'll have me some of that :)
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