My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

Post by mds141 » Mon Jul 02, 2012 8:35 pm

Be worth it in the end. :)
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1989 BX GTi 16 valve. Blanc Alpine. Completed the Citroen Classic Challenge Ecosse and 1337 miles without a hitch.
2000 XM VSX 2.1 td Auto. Rouge Magenta.
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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

Post by Tim Leech » Tue Jul 03, 2012 12:51 pm

Well she now got no more holes than it should, the rear quarter looks great, and im £450 lighter, which is what its costing to have the two A pillars, roof, rear quarters and tailgate painted in two weeks time.

So a bit of tidying up ended up being a complete repaint, 4 new doors, 2 wings, 2 bumpers a rear quarter panel............... :shock:

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1963 VW BEETLE 1200
1985 BX 19GT Mk1
1991 BX 19TZI Auto A/C
1994 Xantia 1.8i SX
1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL
1979 Rover SD1 V8-S
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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

Post by Paul296 » Tue Jul 03, 2012 1:39 pm

Probably a good thing that you didn't win the Leader. Sounds like you needed it like a hole in the. . . osr rear quarter panel! While 200 quid was certainly a bargain, the purchase price would have amounted to little more than a down payment in the end. Can't wait to see the DTR 8)

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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

Post by Philip Chidlow » Tue Jul 03, 2012 2:00 pm

Looks like it'll be worth it Tim. Nice one.
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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

Post by Wooscary » Tue Jul 03, 2012 3:41 pm

Very nice. Could you not have found a more matching fence to photograph it in front of though?

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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

Post by Paul296 » Tue Jul 03, 2012 4:45 pm

Wooscary wrote:Very nice. Could you not have found a more matching fence to photograph it in front of though?
..that_ AND it's rusty! Which leaves you two options; Rust treat, repair and repaint or replace the whole bloody fence!

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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

Post by Tim Leech » Tue Jul 03, 2012 4:55 pm

Its not there anymore, its at work
1963 VW BEETLE 1200
1985 BX 19GT 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 1.7HL
2002 Rover 75 CDTi Connossieur SE AUTO Nav
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1979 Rover SD1 3.5 V8-S TSL 982
1980 Morris Marina 1.7HL DBV468W
1985 CITROEN BX 19GT C1TBX
1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C BXi 19
1994 CITROEN XANTIA 1.8 SXi M908HRY
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL L33CHT
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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

Post by Tim Leech » Mon Jul 16, 2012 10:50 pm

Well shes now being sanded down ready for paint, I spent a hour or so removing wiper motors, latches, badges etc, the rear 1/4 window has been cut out as its very faded and I have a shiny new one 8) but it will need rust treating before the new is put on. They also let me loose with a grinder to cut off the old bumper bolts that wouldnt budge but knowing my amazingly clumsy nature I got one of the guys to do to save any limbs becoming detached! :shock:

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Rusty old window aperture! Bugger!
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1963 VW BEETLE 1200
1985 BX 19GT 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 1.7HL
2002 Rover 75 CDTi Connossieur SE AUTO Nav
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR

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1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL BFA720L
1979 Rover SD1 3.5 V8-S TSL 982
1980 Morris Marina 1.7HL DBV468W
1985 CITROEN BX 19GT C1TBX
1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C BXi 19
1994 CITROEN XANTIA 1.8 SXi M908HRY
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL L33CHT
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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

Post by Tim Leech » Mon Jul 16, 2012 11:03 pm

Strange things old cars, the other day it blew a couple of fuses (duely replaced) the horn and hazard flashers packed up, and wouldnt work even though the fuses were new. Went back to it today, battery totally dead, and I mean NOTHING! Bugger, swopped the one of the 16TRS and as soon as the terminals were on the hazards started flashing merrily! Switched off ok and have been fine since, and hey presto the horn is back in business (I have a spare now thanks to RXBX).
1963 VW BEETLE 1200
1985 BX 19GT 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 1.7HL
2002 Rover 75 CDTi Connossieur SE AUTO Nav
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR

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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

Post by mds141 » Wed Jul 18, 2012 11:18 pm

Try living with an XM. All the leccy windows work, but to quote Mr Morecambe, not necessarily in the right order!! :)
Mark Smith

Is it just me or is everything shit?

1989 BX GTi 16 valve. Blanc Alpine. Completed the Citroen Classic Challenge Ecosse and 1337 miles without a hitch.
2000 XM VSX 2.1 td Auto. Rouge Magenta.
TGD saloon many years ago.

1990 Swift 'Corniche' 12/2 aka BXClub HQ.
Honda Firestorm. Gone, but not forgotten.
2015 Triumph Tiger Explorer XC.

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1963 VW BEETLE 1200 KGJ413A
1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL BFA720L
1979 Rover SD1 3.5 V8-S TSL 982
1980 Morris Marina 1.7HL DBV468W
1985 CITROEN BX 19GT C1TBX
1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C BXi 19
1994 CITROEN XANTIA 1.8 SXi M908HRY
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL L33CHT
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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

Post by Tim Leech » Fri Jul 20, 2012 4:18 pm

Shes painted!!!!!! Pics to follow
1963 VW BEETLE 1200
1985 BX 19GT 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 1.7HL
2002 Rover 75 CDTi Connossieur SE AUTO Nav
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR

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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

Post by mds141 » Fri Jul 20, 2012 5:21 pm

Yippee!! :)
Mark Smith

Is it just me or is everything shit?

1989 BX GTi 16 valve. Blanc Alpine. Completed the Citroen Classic Challenge Ecosse and 1337 miles without a hitch.
2000 XM VSX 2.1 td Auto. Rouge Magenta.
TGD saloon many years ago.

1990 Swift 'Corniche' 12/2 aka BXClub HQ.
Honda Firestorm. Gone, but not forgotten.
2015 Triumph Tiger Explorer XC.

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1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL BFA720L
1979 Rover SD1 3.5 V8-S TSL 982
1980 Morris Marina 1.7HL DBV468W
1985 CITROEN BX 19GT C1TBX
1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C BXi 19
1994 CITROEN XANTIA 1.8 SXi M908HRY
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL L33CHT
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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

Post by Tim Leech » Fri Jul 20, 2012 7:27 pm

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1963 VW BEETLE 1200
1985 BX 19GT 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 1.7HL
2002 Rover 75 CDTi Connossieur SE AUTO Nav
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR

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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

Post by Jayboy » Fri Jul 20, 2012 7:45 pm

I'm gonna cream my pants when I get up close and personal with this car :oops:

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1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL BFA720L
1979 Rover SD1 3.5 V8-S TSL 982
1980 Morris Marina 1.7HL DBV468W
1985 CITROEN BX 19GT C1TBX
1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C BXi 19
1994 CITROEN XANTIA 1.8 SXi M908HRY
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL L33CHT
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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

Post by Tim Leech » Fri Jul 20, 2012 11:21 pm

As long as you dont make a mess on my new paint.....
1963 VW BEETLE 1200
1985 BX 19GT 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 1.7HL
2002 Rover 75 CDTi Connossieur SE AUTO Nav
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR