TZD turbo estate, green forSale with MOT & now with Pics

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TZD turbo estate, green forSale with MOT & now with Pics

Post by DavidRutherford » Mon Jan 29, 2007 9:36 am

This

BX is about to be for sale.

Despite my rather poor write-up of this car when it was bought 3 months ago, it's turned out to be a very reliable car. Many of the faults with it have been fixed (like the rear arms, and the ride-height) and it now drives fairly well.

The only major thing that's still wrong with it is the tailgate. The nearside hinge is out of alignment, and needs a spot of welding to make it work properly. At the moment, the tailgate is a bit of an arse to close.

It does have the benefit of a fair deal of recent work, like the replacement head, timing belt, clutch etc.etc.etc.

I was considering keeping it myself, but I already have far too many vehicles, and hence it needs to go. I'll have some photo's up in the next day or two.

Still MOT'd until august, but the tax is just about to expire.

Worth £200 to anyone? can be taxed for a year at cost if wanted.
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Post by cavmad » Mon Jan 29, 2007 11:16 am

Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh. Just bought one :cry: Might be a good bet for Ken though?
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Post by ken newbold » Mon Jan 29, 2007 6:15 pm

It would indeed, what's the bodywork like David.

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Post by DavidRutherford » Mon Jan 29, 2007 6:38 pm

The body is straight.

The only real problems with the body are the tailgate, faded black on the door uppers, and that the rear bumper is a little loose on one side.

The other thing that makes the car look a little tatty is the front numberplate. Other than that, the Triton Green is in fairly nice condition. A wash and a polish and it would look really rather good.

The main reason for it's sale is that the current owner (friend of mine) simply doesn't like the car at all. The seats are too small and too soft for his liking, he doesn't fit behind the wheel very well, and he doesn't like the softness of the suspension. Each to their own I guess.
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Post by ken newbold » Mon Jan 29, 2007 7:15 pm

Which interior does the car have and does it have ABS

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Post by DavidRutherford » Tue Jan 30, 2007 8:28 am

Black interior (with good glovebox) which although in need of a clean, is complete and in reasonable condition.

I can't remember if it's an ABS model or not. I don't think so, but will check.

With a bit of luck I'll have some photos this lunchtime, and will check on all these things.
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Post by tim leech » Tue Jan 30, 2007 9:08 am

Go on Ken you know you want too! :D

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Post by ken newbold » Tue Jan 30, 2007 10:01 am

It's sounding good to me :D A bit worried at the prospect of no ABS as I've had one of these before without it. Had a few unscheduled changes of underpants :oops: But being in Triton green would go nicely with the XM.

Where about's is it?

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Post by tim leech » Tue Jan 30, 2007 10:13 am

Hmm I would rather not have ABS as every older car I have owned with it they have always been faulty or expensive

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Post by Oscar » Tue Jan 30, 2007 3:22 pm

Ken, David, PMs sent

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Post by ken newbold » Tue Jan 30, 2007 7:48 pm

Wot, still no pics :(

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Post by DavidRutherford » Wed Jan 31, 2007 5:49 pm

I know... I know.. My apologies.

I'm still waiting for a combination of car, camera and daylight to occur.

Hopefully, tomorrow.
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Post by DavidRutherford » Tue Feb 27, 2007 11:00 pm

Hah! Tomorrow indeed. What with work, travelling, broken camera, blah blah blah, it's taken me until now to get a camera, the car and some daylight together.

So, as promised:

Note the rather loose rear bumper on the offside.
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Front Fogs aren't fitted, but are in the boot.
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Tax on the screen is expired. There is another 11 months available at cost.
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Towbar fitted, ball and electrics are loose in the boot.
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Please note: comes with free added BXclub sticker for improved reliability
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This shows the tailgate misalignment fairly well.
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Engine. Err.... well, it's an engine. Actually, that's unfair. 1769ccTD is in fairly good condition. Starts and runs well, minimal smoke, etc.etc.
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£200 to take it away as is with MOT till Aug. £350 with the tax (11months)
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Post by ken newbold » Wed Feb 28, 2007 6:34 pm

Absolute BARGAIN. I reckon.

I've just got this blue TXD on the road though. :x

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Post by m_2975 » Sun Mar 04, 2007 11:48 am

Nice Car.

Just what i'm after but in the wrong country and I really don't think I could bring another BX home to my significant other. :roll:

Even though a TZD Turbo is high on my dreams list. :lol: :lol: :lol:
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