Silver 16v Project - H977GEV

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Leobx16v
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Silver 16v Project - H977GEV

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I'll start at the beginning, right i bought this one arounnd march this year with the intent to do up much like the red one i have which was at the N.E.C this year. i boiught it for scrap value because it was a non runner with no tax or M.O.T, the engine is how should we say, dead. the top end has lost all knowledge it should keep compression and the bottom end is klnocking apparently so the engine is going to be replaced and probably be used as a coffee table. the engine im putting in is out of the late and scrapped G-VOT which i stripped bare. i know the engine to be quite good it pulls strong and has no problems.

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the car has been sat for probably 2 years, and has been outside mine and my dads garage since march asking to be done, but we havent had the time with doing the red 16v. the body work is dyer laquer peel on every panel and the usual dings here there and everywhere, it also needs a bit of welding.

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the aim for the end of the year is to get it running and engine bay cleaned up and M.O.T'ed and on the road.
and hopefully get down to rallies and show the gradual progress.
1991 Citroen BX 16v - Red
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G-VOT 1989 ph.1 White BX 16v

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Re: Silver 16v Project - H977GEV

Post by Paul296 »

Nice one Leo =D> I look forward to seeing it looking like a brand new car again. 8)

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Following your post!
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Excellent... I'll be watching with interest:)
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Today some progress has been made, the engine is out!

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the engine bay is better than i thoiught no rotting in some of the usual places just behind the wing on the drivers side and under the washer bottle.

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and some of it came up nice after i steam cleaned the front end and engine bay.

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there are some bits that need adressing and the engine bay is going to be painted, on of the previous owners broke the plastic pipes that go to the heater matrix so i will have to change them and the cooling fans have been wired up to run permanantly probably because the head gasket went but it will be put back right.
1991 Citroen BX 16v - Red
1991 Citroen BX 16v - Silver
1992 Citroen BX 16v - White
1989 Peugeot 205 MI16 - Miami Blue
2002 Peugeot 406 est. HDI110 exec - Dark Blue
2006 Citroen C6 2.7HDi Exclusive - Storm Grey

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G-VOT 1989 ph.1 White BX 16v

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Nice work Leo, I look forward to your updates.

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Looks like a labour of love, well done that man. Looking forward to updates.
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Looking awesome, definitely gonna be watching this one! :)

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You may be waiting a while
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It went very quiet, that's for sure.

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Re: Silver 16v Project - H977GEV

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That was my old one. How it doing now