BX 4x4

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Post by BX4X4X2 »

Just checking Ebay and spotted this:
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/RARE-CAR-CITROEN- ... 1c16c705ac

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Post by jacksun1987 »

God that must have come up a couple of hours ago. I found that white one tonight as well. on ebay.
You really have to keep ya eyes open. Anything can come and go.




How did you find that then?
Itype in citroen bx in to cars and its not there.
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Two black 4x4's on ebay at the same time, whats the chances, not the best advert and crap pics, sellers feedback isn't fantastic.

On the plus side, manual choke and lots spent.
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Post by RxBX »

Roverman wrote:..................and crap pics,.............
Agreed,
But good enough to see that some fools put the Double chevrons on the bonnet the wrong way up ( \/ instead of /\ ) !

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Post by jacksun1987 »

is a manual choke good?
And why
PAUL JACKSON
1991 h reg 1.7tzd hatch in black 159.000 miles had
1992 k reg 1.7 txd hatch in red 179. 000 miles had
Renaul laguna exspessin 02 plate 1.8 16v 75 k had
cosa 1.2 brezze 150 k had
406 glx 1.9 td 170k s reg white got

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jacksun1987 wrote:is a manual choke good?
And why
The auto choke is a lot less reliable than the manual. If you want technical.... someone else will have to enlighten you :)

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Post by Tim Leech »

jacksun1987 wrote:is a manual choke good?
And why
As scarecrow says the solex carbs play up with age and the auto choke have a tendency to work when you dont want them too and not when you do! So a manual choke is a bonus.
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Post by electrokid »

is a manual choke good?
And why
I'd say no !

Not just because I'm an obstinate so-and-so though I'm sure there's an element of that :-)

Steve and Tim are right - the auto choke does tend to play up with age - Solex and Weber do.

When the auto choke starts to play up the easy fix is to fit a manual one - but the fact that it's playing up means that something is going wrong - and that may not be just the choke itself - it may be the coolant system clogging up and that will affect the reliability of the heater and the efficiency of the manifold heating system leading to poor fuel economy.

I'd say if the auto choke is playing up then find out what's going wrong and fix it !
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Post by mat_fenwick »

I'd agree /\ If the reason something no longer works is a design fault, then fair enough. But if it worked when it was new, in an ideal world I'd prefer to get it working as it should. That said I do miss pulling out a choke knob - fortunately the van has a manual cold advance knob on the diesel pump, so I can indulge my wishes that way!
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I was going to say that you could come and pull the knob on mine if you feel the need - but as you are happy with your own....

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Post by mat_fenwick »

I'll have you know that if there's any knob pulling to be done, I'll stick to my own thanks... :lol:
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Post by jacksun1987 »

He says the car is taxed on moblity. So if i did get the car could i still drive it. Or will i have to tax it. Hes gave me some more photos of the car as well. They still bit rubbish pics though. I wonder if somthing is wrong with the other side. He hasnt given me any on the passenger side.
PAUL JACKSON
1991 h reg 1.7tzd hatch in black 159.000 miles had
1992 k reg 1.7 txd hatch in red 179. 000 miles had
Renaul laguna exspessin 02 plate 1.8 16v 75 k had
cosa 1.2 brezze 150 k had
406 glx 1.9 td 170k s reg white got

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Post by mat_fenwick »

You would have to buy tax for it, as I found with my first car that was in the same situation – I just looked at the date on the disc and did not realise until I sent in my V5 and they informed me I needed to change the vehicle class.
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1993 1.9 TZD Turbo Estate
1996 3.9 V8 Discovery
1993 VW LT35 campervan
1985 Hyundai Stellar V8
2016 Hyundai iLoad

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Post by jacksun1987 »

He goes who ever gets the car has a real find. Im not to sure if he genualine my spelling shit.
If i was taking photos. Ill take it from every angle
PAUL JACKSON
1991 h reg 1.7tzd hatch in black 159.000 miles had
1992 k reg 1.7 txd hatch in red 179. 000 miles had
Renaul laguna exspessin 02 plate 1.8 16v 75 k had
cosa 1.2 brezze 150 k had
406 glx 1.9 td 170k s reg white got

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jacksun1987 wrote:If i was taking photos. Ill take it from every angle
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