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TXD Turbo 92
4X4 Estate 90
CX25GTi Turbo 85

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finally got it sorted. pic of my BX at the top of a snow covered hill near Queenstown last year.
have done some more work since then it now having a major makeover.lol.
now up to 350,000 still going. loves what ever can be thrown at it.lol.
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Is that a DTR Turbo? My 1st BX was unbreakable too......well, until I broke it, as in went for scrap as it was just toooooo rusty
1990 BX 16V Platinum Grey
1990 BX TGD White
1960 Morris Minor Clarondon Grey
1971 Triumph 2000 Auto Valencia Blue

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My Cars: 1963 VW BEETLE 1200 KGJ413A
1979 Rover SD1 3.5 V8-S TSL 982
1980 Morris Marina 1.7HL DBV468W
1985 CITROEN BX 19DTR C943DYA (again)
1985 CITROEN BX 19GT C1TBX
1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C BXi 19
1994 CITROEN XANTIA 1.8 SXi M908HRY
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Snap!
1963 VW BEETLE 1200
1985 BX 19GT Mk1
1985 BX 19 DTR Mk1
1991 BX 19TZI Auto A/C
1994 Xantia 1.8i SX
1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL
1979 Rover SD1 V8-S
1980 Morris Marina 1.7 HL
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR

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Post by DFF53 »

Finally a pic of your BX, seem to be lacking pics of this beauty on fastfrogs too. By the way it is either TR* or TZ*, because DTR is essentially TRD for the rest of the world except UK, as it sounds like Turd lol.
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My Cars: 1963 VW BEETLE 1200 KGJ413A
1979 Rover SD1 3.5 V8-S TSL 982
1980 Morris Marina 1.7HL DBV468W
1985 CITROEN BX 19DTR C943DYA (again)
1985 CITROEN BX 19GT C1TBX
1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C BXi 19
1994 CITROEN XANTIA 1.8 SXi M908HRY
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Post by Tim Leech »

I imagine ist a 19TZI?
1963 VW BEETLE 1200
1985 BX 19GT Mk1
1985 BX 19 DTR Mk1
1991 BX 19TZI Auto A/C
1994 Xantia 1.8i SX
1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL
1979 Rover SD1 V8-S
1980 Morris Marina 1.7 HL
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR

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it is a tzd turbo 1991. i dont know why it has the black panels in the rear quarters?? just seems to be what they do here on nz new ones. no wing, and has the basic interior. unlike the tzd turbo 1991 i had in the uk which had all sorts.lol. but it does have all the fancy bits like electric mirror and stuff. but no sunroof.
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TXD Turbo 92
4X4 Estate 90
CX25GTi Turbo 85

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1979 Rover SD1 3.5 V8-S TSL 982
1980 Morris Marina 1.7HL DBV468W
1985 CITROEN BX 19DTR C943DYA (again)
1985 CITROEN BX 19GT C1TBX
1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C BXi 19
1994 CITROEN XANTIA 1.8 SXi M908HRY
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Post by Tim Leech »

Didnt think they went for diesels down under! the UK spec TZD turbo was quite different to some other countries, it was more of a GTi 8v with a diesel engine where elsewhere it was like most other "TZ" models but with the 1769cc TD unit instead hence the rear quater windows etc.
1963 VW BEETLE 1200
1985 BX 19GT Mk1
1985 BX 19 DTR Mk1
1991 BX 19TZI Auto A/C
1994 Xantia 1.8i SX
1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL
1979 Rover SD1 V8-S
1980 Morris Marina 1.7 HL
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR

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Post by MULLEY »

Tim, that car is in New Zealand, not Auz. Is it the same situation as Auz in that diesel cars arent that popular?
2002 C5 2.0 HDI Estate - Jasmine - Now SORN
2011 Mini Cooper D Clubman - SOLD
2016 Mercedes A180D Sport - Auto refinement
1992 TZD Turbo - Bluebell - My daily
1991 Gti 16V - Blaze - crash damaged, will get repaired.
1990 Gti 8Valve SOLD - looks like it's been scrapped
2002 Mini Cooper S - SOLD - i miss this car
1992 TXD - Scrapped in March 2014
1988 CX 25 GTI Turbo2 - SORN
1996 - AX Memphis 1.5D - Dream - SORN

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1979 Rover SD1 3.5 V8-S TSL 982
1980 Morris Marina 1.7HL DBV468W
1985 CITROEN BX 19DTR C943DYA (again)
1985 CITROEN BX 19GT C1TBX
1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C BXi 19
1994 CITROEN XANTIA 1.8 SXi M908HRY
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Post by Tim Leech »

Ah well they arent that far away from each other :lol:
1963 VW BEETLE 1200
1985 BX 19GT Mk1
1985 BX 19 DTR Mk1
1991 BX 19TZI Auto A/C
1994 Xantia 1.8i SX
1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL
1979 Rover SD1 V8-S
1980 Morris Marina 1.7 HL
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR

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yeah not that far away 1000 miles or something.
yeah the tzd i had in the uk was like a gti 8v. this i am trying to make into a decent looking car.
there is 7 bx's in nelson and the majority are tzd. so they did have an impact here. but they do love there petrol engines as the fuel here is still reasonably priced.
i am looking to get rid of the black rear quaters.
but i will do that when i cut the drivers side rear quater off and replace it with a known good one. as there has been a shit repair in the past and it does not look good.
the rust is no issue in NZ just the monkeys that repair cars, she'll be right is not good enough.
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4X4 Estate 90
CX25GTi Turbo 85

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the pics when i got back from the mongol rally i had a couple of stickers left over. very good.

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very good. tows a cx shell no problem.
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Post by DFF53 »

Why dont you just get a solid inner trim for the quarter window and paint over the outside section? What model cx is that?
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1979 Rover SD1 3.5 V8-S TSL 982
1980 Morris Marina 1.7HL DBV468W
1985 CITROEN BX 19DTR C943DYA (again)
1985 CITROEN BX 19GT C1TBX
1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C BXi 19
1994 CITROEN XANTIA 1.8 SXi M908HRY
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Post by Tim Leech »

Dont throw those rear 1/4 windows away if the y are ingood nick as they are VERY hard to get hold of!
1963 VW BEETLE 1200
1985 BX 19GT Mk1
1985 BX 19 DTR Mk1
1991 BX 19TZI Auto A/C
1994 Xantia 1.8i SX
1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL
1979 Rover SD1 V8-S
1980 Morris Marina 1.7 HL
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR

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Post by MULLEY »

I must admit i prefer them with the smoked glass/plastic rather than the solid colour, & as Tim say's, rare to have them in good nick as they tend to craze....
2002 C5 2.0 HDI Estate - Jasmine - Now SORN
2011 Mini Cooper D Clubman - SOLD
2016 Mercedes A180D Sport - Auto refinement
1992 TZD Turbo - Bluebell - My daily
1991 Gti 16V - Blaze - crash damaged, will get repaired.
1990 Gti 8Valve SOLD - looks like it's been scrapped
2002 Mini Cooper S - SOLD - i miss this car
1992 TXD - Scrapped in March 2014
1988 CX 25 GTI Turbo2 - SORN
1996 - AX Memphis 1.5D - Dream - SORN

I'm not just a username, i'm also called Matthew.