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Post by electrokid »

Actually its 582,
Now that's just showing off Tim :lol: :lol:
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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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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
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Post by Tim Leech »

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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1980 Morris Marina 1.7 HL
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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 »

That'll be at a steady 56mph :wink: :lol:
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1980 Morris Marina 1.7HL DBV468W
1985 CITROEN BX 19DTR C943DYA (again)
1985 CITROEN BX 19GT C1TBX
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1994 CITROEN XANTIA 1.8 SXi M908HRY
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Post by Tim Leech »

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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1980 Morris Marina 1.7 HL
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Post by Philip Chidlow »

Just realised, it's just over 5 years since I joined the BX Club. I'll probably crack open a Tizer to celebrate lol!
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Post by mat_fenwick »

Likewise, 17 days prior to you! :P

The drink was already cracked open before I realised though...
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Ahhh, no Tizer in the house: instead a 2006 Piccini Chianti... bliss.
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Post by Philip Chidlow »

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
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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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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 »

Oh, sad news Chris. Who was the chap?
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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...