BX 1.9GTi 8v 1989

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BX 1.9GTi 8v 1989

Post by monkeyfeet » Tue Jun 30, 2015 4:39 pm

Hi all. I really do need to clear my driveway this time. (Teenage offspring requiring parking space) so the BX has to go. If I had the time I'd have it on the road by now, as is often pointed out by the nearest & dearest....
It's all there, GTi bits present and correct so I think it would be a huge shame to go for scrap. Someone come round and just give me the scrap value and I'll be more than happy. Haven't started or checked for hydraulic leaks for some time but all was ok then.
I'd like to see my spares go to use too: Headlights/ rear lights, exhaust, hp pump & res, tow bar, roof rack etc. Some beer money?
This should link to the album: http://s75.photobucket.com/user/fredgis ... 20June2015
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Re: BX 1.9GTi 8v 1989

Post by rutter123 » Sun Jul 05, 2015 8:20 am

Im tempted by this gti, viewing next week, hopfully its a good un, anyone know of this car?
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Re: BX 1.9GTi 8v 1989

Post by Jaba » Sun Jul 05, 2015 8:52 am

rutter123 wrote:Im tempted by this gti, viewing next week, hopfully its a good un, anyone know of this car?
Go for it my friend. The engine will undoubtedly run more smoothly than your present GTi.
The Joy of BX with just one Citroën to my name now. Will I sing Bye Bye to my GTI or will it be Till death us do part.

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Re: BX 1.9GTi 8v 1989

Post by monkeyfeet » Sun Jul 05, 2015 2:02 pm

Borrowed battery and she fired up, no leaks either!

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Re: BX 1.9GTi 8v 1989

Post by monkeyfeet » Sun Jul 05, 2015 2:07 pm

Pic of the injection unit:
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Got a spare unit for sale too.

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1985 CITROEN BX 19GT C1TBX
1990 CITROEN BX 16TGS ATHENA H642GJU
1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C TAL91S
1994 CITROEN XANTIA 1.8 SXi M908HRY
1998 Rover 75 V6 Connoisseur Auto S392DEH
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Re: BX 1.9GTi 8v 1989

Post by Tim Leech » Sun Jul 05, 2015 2:15 pm

some trims, bumper inserts and plates and that car would look great!

http://www.delest.nl/cb-img/146/Citroen-BX-GTi-1987.jpg
1985 BX 19GT Mk1
1991 BX 19TZD
1991 BX 19TZI Auto A/C
1990 BX 16TGS "Athena"
1994 Xantia 1.8i SX
1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL
1979 Rover SD1 V8-S
1998 Rover 75 2.0V6 Connoisseur Auto
2002 Rover 75 CDT Connossieur SE Nav
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR

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Re: BX 1.9GTi 8v 1989

Post by monkeyfeet » Sun Jul 05, 2015 4:29 pm

I agree completely! Even today they're good looking cars I think.
I've got the wheel trims & spares in the boot, maybe time to get them on for some photos.
I quite like the darker grey over the silver though.....

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1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL BFA720L
1979 Rover SD1 3.5 V8-S ERC742T
1985 CITROEN BX 19GT C1TBX
1990 CITROEN BX 16TGS ATHENA H642GJU
1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C TAL91S
1994 CITROEN XANTIA 1.8 SXi M908HRY
1998 Rover 75 V6 Connoisseur Auto S392DEH
2002 Rover 75 CDT Connossieur SE Nav R40TSL
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL L33CHT
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Re: BX 1.9GTi 8v 1989

Post by Tim Leech » Sun Jul 05, 2015 8:06 pm

That a rare colour! I hope someone buys it, I fancy it and I'm not allowed anymore cars.
1985 BX 19GT Mk1
1991 BX 19TZD
1991 BX 19TZI Auto A/C
1990 BX 16TGS "Athena"
1994 Xantia 1.8i SX
1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL
1979 Rover SD1 V8-S
1998 Rover 75 2.0V6 Connoisseur Auto
2002 Rover 75 CDT Connossieur SE Nav
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR

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Re: BX 1.9GTi 8v 1989

Post by deltic » Sun Jul 05, 2015 9:45 pm

Tim Leech wrote:some trims, bumper inserts and plates and that car would look great!

http://www.delest.nl/cb-img/146/Citroen-BX-GTi-1987.jpg
Do you know, those wheel trims actually look rather good, don't they? I guess most GTis now run on alloys now.
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Re: BX 1.9GTi 8v 1989

Post by monkeyfeet » Sun Jul 05, 2015 10:23 pm

Well, looking over the photos the steel wheels could be impoved upon. They were quite practical though. What could be good would be some deep "dished" semi low profile steels, wider rubber but without the it's nearly flat look. But is that a bit too old school?

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Re: BX 1.9GTi 8v 1989

Post by monkeyfeet » Tue Jul 07, 2015 2:42 pm

BX now sold. I'm sad, but at least it's gone to an enthusiast / collector. Thanks for all your interest.
Best get round to sorting out my spares to list now......

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1979 Rover SD1 3.5 V8-S ERC742T
1985 CITROEN BX 19GT C1TBX
1990 CITROEN BX 16TGS ATHENA H642GJU
1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C TAL91S
1994 CITROEN XANTIA 1.8 SXi M908HRY
1998 Rover 75 V6 Connoisseur Auto S392DEH
2002 Rover 75 CDT Connossieur SE Nav R40TSL
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL L33CHT
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Re: BX 1.9GTi 8v 1989

Post by Tim Leech » Tue Jul 07, 2015 2:48 pm

Great stuff

Anyone we know?

Thanks
1985 BX 19GT Mk1
1991 BX 19TZD
1991 BX 19TZI Auto A/C
1990 BX 16TGS "Athena"
1994 Xantia 1.8i SX
1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL
1979 Rover SD1 V8-S
1998 Rover 75 2.0V6 Connoisseur Auto
2002 Rover 75 CDT Connossieur SE Nav
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR

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Re: BX 1.9GTi 8v 1989

Post by monkeyfeet » Tue Jul 07, 2015 5:04 pm

Chap by the name of Rob, from over Bristol way, via the FCF.

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Re: BX 1.9GTi 8v 1989

Post by djoptix » Tue Jul 07, 2015 7:00 pm

:D

Currently ordering it some number plates :)
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Re: BX 1.9GTi 8v 1989

Post by monkeyfeet » Tue Jul 07, 2015 10:47 pm

Hi Rob! :D