For sale BX GTi Auto

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Al Williams

For sale BX GTi Auto

Post by Al Williams » Sat Jun 10, 2006 2:30 pm

Most of you are aware of this car one way or another!
Mot until December Tax until the end of this month.
Keeps blowing the fuse which controls the engine cooling fan/rev counter.

I have not had time to do anything with the car as I am busy at work and with my other project (Ascona) and need the space on the driveway.

Indeed she hasn't been driven since returned with the fault when I sold her on eBay.

The first £100, no offers secures!

Tel 01526 344694 or email me on algtj at tiscali dot co dot uk

Would rather she went to an enthusiast than be broken for spares in my hands.

Many thanks Al Williams

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Post by cavmad » Sat Jun 10, 2006 6:09 pm

Sounds like a bargain to me for a car with tax and test.
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Post by Philip Chidlow » Sat Jun 10, 2006 6:56 pm

This is one I was tempted by a while back..

If I bought it would I be able to drive it back to Essex? That is, is the car drivable with that problem? Are there any other problems?

Cheeky I know but - Sleepy, could you possibly help me disgnose/fix it there O:) It is near you...
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Post by jeremy » Sat Jun 10, 2006 7:58 pm

On the assumption that the cooling system is otherwise in good order you will only need a fan if you stop or have to run it in very slow traffic. If the outside temp is not hot you may be able to manage on the heater fan if you are careful.

Otherwise if the fan motors are sound wire one to the battery using an in line fuse and a long cable run into the passenger compartment and with a switch that you can reach - so get stuck and turn it on.

Personally I'd collect the thing in the middle of the night and try and find a clear route home avoiding towns and places where you were likely to queue.

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Post by Philip Chidlow » Sat Jun 10, 2006 8:04 pm

I'm going for this one this time. As my other BX is going to need some work this summer, I'll need another B to maintain my 'fix'.

Assuming there're no further issues with the car, I'd say it's a deal. Just waiting to hear from Al.

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Post by tim leech » Sat Jun 10, 2006 10:24 pm

Goodo Phil!

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Post by cavmad » Sun Jun 11, 2006 10:09 am

Good luck Phil, be nice to see it go to another good home.
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Post by Philip Chidlow » Tue Jun 13, 2006 9:43 am

AARRGGHH! Fate has stepped in and for reasons revolving around domestic white goods (not just the wife :lol: ) I am NOT going to be able to buy this car. SOMEBODY must consider this opportunity as Al has been wonderful and he's bending over backwards to be helpful...

Al, mate, theres an e-mail and a PM gone your way I tried your phone without luck.

I am gutted. :cry:
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Post by cavmad » Tue Jun 13, 2006 10:43 am

Hmm, I wonder if this car can be saved. I have a cunning plan, more later though no guarantees...
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Post by Philip Chidlow » Tue Jun 13, 2006 11:06 am

Oh please, Cavmad. It is worth getting hold of. I know you like GTi Autos!

I'm so sorry to have let Al down. I hope he isn't too miffed with me. I was looking forward to the trip on Saturday too :cry:

Aaron. Sorry mate. :( but at least your Saturday's free now
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Post by cavmad » Tue Jun 13, 2006 11:25 am

Like I say, no guarantees but where there`s a will and all that :wink:
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Post by Al Williams » Tue Jun 13, 2006 12:27 pm

Thanks for keeping my in the picture Phil (Iv'e emailed you back)
You have at least kept me in the picture every step of the way, which is more than most seller's can hope for. :D

I wish you well with the house move and hope to here from anyone else!

Thanks everyone, in anticipation!

It reminds me a few months ago I was looking for a Triumph 2000 on eBay and came across a lovely dark blue one not too far from me.
I was tempted to email the chap concerned if he would swap it for the BX, I never did and it sold.....
Then shock horror I found this site and saw the very 2000 was owned by a BX club member......! :D

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Post by cavmad » Tue Jun 13, 2006 3:08 pm

PM sent Al (again).
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Post by tim leech » Tue Jun 13, 2006 4:31 pm

That was me Al! To be honest i needed the money to by my 16v back instead of anothe car, and I managed to get £400 for it so I was happy.

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Post by cavmad » Tue Jun 13, 2006 6:33 pm

It`s a done deal as far as I`m aware :lol:

Al, I`ll catch up with you soon. According to things this end you should have the e-mail by now.

Sleepy, I`ll be in touch later after footie training otherwise sometime tomorrow!

Job`s a good one? :lol: :lol: :lol:
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