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electrokid
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Post by electrokid » Wed Sep 29, 2010 9:49 am

Actually its 582,
Now that's just showing off Tim :lol: :lol:
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Post by Way2go » Wed Sep 29, 2010 4:42 pm

electrokid wrote:
Actually its 582,
Now that's just showing off Tim :lol: :lol:
Well, it's almost a 50% increase on his estimate! :lol:
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Post by electrokid » Thu Sep 30, 2010 9:19 am

Well, it's almost a 50% increase on his estimate!
Yeah - anyone who can afford the fuel to drive an SD1 that far in a year should be up for getting the next round in...

Oh.. hang on.. that probably applies to 2.8 Granny owners as well :oops:
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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
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Post by Tim Leech » Thu Sep 30, 2010 10:38 am

electrokid wrote:
Well, it's almost a 50% increase on his estimate!
Yeah - anyone who can afford the fuel to drive an SD1 that far in a year should be up for getting the next round in...

Oh.. hang on.. that probably applies to 2.8 Granny owners as well :oops:
As its a manual box Brian its better than you would imagine, 30mpg is quite easy on a run.
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1991 BX 19TZI Auto A/C
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1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL
1979 Rover SD1 V8-S
1980 Morris Marina 1.7HL
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Post by electrokid » Thu Sep 30, 2010 8:05 pm

As its a manual box Brian its better than you would imagine, 30mpg is quite easy on a run.
Yes that's impressive - ok it's my round :lol: [/quote]
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Post by MULLEY » Fri Oct 01, 2010 1:01 pm

That'll be at a steady 56mph :wink: :lol:
2002 C5 2.0 HDI Estate - Remapped - It goes better
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1992 TZD Turbo - SORN - slowly getting there
1991 Gti 16V - Blaze is back on the road since 2008
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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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Post by Tim Leech » Fri Oct 01, 2010 2:32 pm

MULLEY wrote:That'll be at a steady 56mph :wink: :lol:
Official figures are 36 mpg at 56mph, but at a steady 60 in 5th where shes turning over at just over 2000rpm 30mpg is quite the norm. Mind you hammer it and that halves!
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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
1998 Rover 75 2.0V6 Connoisseur Auto
2002 Rover 75 CDT Connossieur SE Nav
2002 Rover 45 1.6i Spirit S Special
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Post by Philip Chidlow » Fri Oct 08, 2010 4:57 pm

Just realised, it's just over 5 years since I joined the BX Club. I'll probably crack open a Tizer to celebrate lol!
• 1992 Citroen BX TZD Turbo Hurricane
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Post by mat_fenwick » Fri Oct 08, 2010 8:51 pm

Likewise, 17 days prior to you! :P

The drink was already cracked open before I realised though...
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Post by Philip Chidlow » Fri Oct 08, 2010 10:16 pm

Ahhh, no Tizer in the house: instead a 2006 Piccini Chianti... bliss.
• 1992 Citroen BX TZD Turbo Hurricane
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Post by Philip Chidlow » Fri Oct 08, 2010 11:02 pm

Just seen a potentially very serviceable Xantia V6 Exclusive go on eBay for £170.99. Bloody hell, you can't get a half serviceable BX for that these days! :D
• 1992 Citroen BX TZD Turbo Hurricane
• Xsara Picasso 1.6 16v
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Post by mat_fenwick » Fri Oct 08, 2010 11:11 pm

Philip Chidlow wrote:Ahhh, no Tizer in the house: instead a 2006 Piccini Chianti... bliss.
A 2007 Côtes d'Olt Cahors in my case...and that's not by the case!
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Post by docchevron » Sat Oct 09, 2010 12:56 am

no idea how long I've been here, too long probably.. But I'm having a Tribute or two in celebration of the life of a top man that died today.
Smokes lots, because enough's enough already!

Far too many BX's, a bus, an ambulance a few trucks, not enough time and never enough cash...

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Post by Philip Chidlow » Sat Oct 09, 2010 11:05 am

Oh, sad news Chris. Who was the chap?
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Post by docchevron » Sat Oct 09, 2010 7:27 pm

Radio controller in work, Bobby, been there forever, one of the family kinda thing.
Massive heart attack. Not the first he's had, but definitley his last.
I'm told he was either on, or about to get on, a plane to Germany for a holiday.

Only 64, looking forward to retiring.
Smokes lots, because enough's enough already!

Far too many BX's, a bus, an ambulance a few trucks, not enough time and never enough cash...