RUBBER MATS

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tim leech

Post by tim leech » Thu Aug 02, 2007 9:50 am

I may do Billy, just thrown a "ton" at getting the cambelt done so holding fire for now, still need to buy a dining suits but always end up spending the dollars on old citroens instead :oops:

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Post by cavmad » Thu Aug 02, 2007 9:59 am

Well, you have to have some pleasures in life don't you? I've just blown a fair few quid on some tasty original white Manta alloys, an early (1981) Austin Metro (to save it from the crusher), another Corsa TD and some car cleaning stuff. I haven't even got a home for the alloys yet but will hope to rectify that sooner rather than later. Might put them on the Corsa for now though.
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tim leech

Post by tim leech » Thu Aug 02, 2007 10:31 am

1981 Metro is indeed a early one, must be getting rare now and would you believe sought after for the right people, there is a owners club.

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Post by mnde » Thu Aug 02, 2007 10:42 am

Forkin hell :shock: ! Pics please!! Is it a W reg?

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1991 Citroen BX16 TGS Meteor - gone to Scotland

tim leech

Post by tim leech » Thu Aug 02, 2007 10:45 am

I had a W plate 1.3HLS, but it went the way off metros and disolved away!

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Post by cavmad » Thu Aug 02, 2007 12:31 pm

It was collected for me yesterday (long story) and is currently about 25 miles away I think until I can find somewhere permanent to keep it. I believe it needs welding 'at the front and an exhaust or part thereof'. Far to rare, and hopefully too good, to weigh in or scrap.
Might have a couple of pictures somewhere, will try and dig them out.
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Post by cavmad » Thu Aug 02, 2007 2:08 pm

(Apologies to Tim for the thread hijack)...

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50,000 miles believed genuine. Haven't even seen it yet but has to be worth saving if not too far gone, though I believe it's pretty reasonable.
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Post by docchevron » Thu Aug 02, 2007 2:30 pm

Nice looking motor that Billy, that really brings bak some memories.
Well worth saving. Well done fella!
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Far too many BX's, a bus, an ambulance a few trucks, not enough time and never enough cash...

tim leech

Post by tim leech » Thu Aug 02, 2007 2:42 pm

Usual places, front and rear valances and no doubt the wings will be a bit rusty but its a early one so worth saving!

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Post by cavmad » Thu Aug 02, 2007 2:59 pm

Thanks Doc, Tim. Future with me uncertain but I won't let it get scrapped or chav'd up.
Once the BX has gone I'll have some time and space, possibly even take it for an MOT to see what it wants before I consider starting to do something with it. Don't think the valances will be a problem and I'm hoping (should it need them) I can get new or decent front wings for it somewhere, pattern or genuine.
Can't be many of these early Metros left at all now.
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Post by tim leech » Thu Aug 02, 2007 3:08 pm

Its a proper "boggo" no radio or headrests, never had a radio fitted by the looks of it so may have been owned by a old dear, I had a metro and blew it up more than once, ended up with a 1380 stage 3 engine in it with about 100bhp and my god it went well, then blew up again!, so I sold it and bought my 16TZS and that when the addiction started :lol:

Stupidly easy to work on though, so much so I fixed mine myself mostly.

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Post by mnde » Thu Aug 02, 2007 4:28 pm

Wicked! That looks the same colour as my GSA estate - very period 8)

Nice one Billy :D

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1991 Citroen BX16 TGS Meteor - gone to Scotland

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Post by tim leech » Sun Aug 12, 2007 12:45 pm

Bump! Anyone got any spare (black)