My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

Post by saintjamesy89 » Sat Jul 21, 2012 10:51 am

Cor that looks like it's going to be beautiful when it's all put back together! Looking forward to the photos!
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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

Post by Wooscary » Sat Jul 21, 2012 1:03 pm

Is that a scratch? :D

Looking very nice.

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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

Post by Tim Leech » Sat Jul 21, 2012 1:10 pm

Wooscary wrote:Is that a scratch? :D

Looking very nice.
I imagine it will get some soon enough, I normally manage to do something stupid whilst refitting all the bits and bobs, need to get the door shuts done after the ICCCCR but it should looks presentable.

The 2nd owner (1988-2011) will be at Harrogate so it will be nice to meet them.
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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

Post by Tim Leech » Sun Jul 22, 2012 2:12 pm

Let the refitting commence!!!!! Well tomorrow, ive got a box full of new fasteners, screws etc, badges, new wiper arms, lamps etc etc to fit, im excited!
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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

Post by Caffiend » Mon Jul 23, 2012 6:41 am

Does that mean we get pix of it all nekkid and shiny? :D (the DTR dammit!)

Looks smashing.
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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

Post by Tim Leech » Mon Jul 23, 2012 9:08 am

Caffiend wrote:Does that mean we get pix of it all nekkid and shiny? :D (the DTR dammit!)

Looks smashing.

If you ask nicely.... [-o<
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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

Post by Tim Leech » Mon Jul 23, 2012 6:27 pm

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Just the spoiler on the tailgate to paint (black) and fit the new rear 1/4 window, the bumper are also being done this week.....MOT day on Thursday!
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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

Post by mds141 » Mon Jul 23, 2012 6:36 pm

Pride of place at the ICCCR BX line up?
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Is it just me or is everything shit?

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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

Post by Tim Leech » Mon Jul 23, 2012 8:23 pm

It will be there i expect!
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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

Post by Mothman » Tue Jul 24, 2012 10:07 pm

Just a thought Tim, [cracking motor by the way], do you have a small amount of sealant/protection where the plastic bit sits on a MK 2 on the edge of the wheel arch? Mk 1s have this and its underneath the paintwork on the leading edge of the arch, level with the tyre.[What seeds have i sown here.]

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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

Post by Tim Leech » Wed Jul 25, 2012 9:05 am

They did a stone chip tape, which followed the contour of the Mk1 rear arch, I have one new one which I have yet to fit, and will keep an eye out for another, I will be fitting mudflaps front and rear in an effort to combat it but no doubt there will be some "touching up" required at some point in the future.
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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

Post by Tim Leech » Thu Jul 26, 2012 10:49 am

MOT Day today, 3pm, im hopeful it will get through, the headlamp relays are proving problematical so im having them replaced, as of 11am today I have 2 headlamps, 2 sidelamps and 1 main beam (bulbs all new).

Bumpers are painted and look OK but I may get them redone in the future as they are "patchy", rear quarter window has been stuck on with double sides adhesive for the MOT for now.

Fingers crossed!
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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

Post by mat_fenwick » Thu Jul 26, 2012 11:09 am

Tim Leech wrote:the headlamp relays are proving problematical
I assume these are later add ons? Good luck anyway!
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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

Post by Tim Leech » Thu Jul 26, 2012 11:28 am

mat_fenwick wrote:
Tim Leech wrote:the headlamp relays are proving problematical
I assume these are later add ons? Good luck anyway!

Yes Mat, previous owner fitted them, I think the Mk1 system was prone to problems as no relays were fitted? but these are probably 20+ years old now too and rather tired.

We have two weeks to the ICCCR, so unless its a total disaster all should be ok. [-o<
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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

Post by Tim Leech » Thu Jul 26, 2012 4:32 pm

FAIL!!!!!!

Hole in the boot floor and one on the front subframe, which they advise fitting a new one (just like that) but will allow a welded repair if its "spot on".

Couple of advisory LHM drips, she got quite hot on the MOT ramp and the warning lamp of doom came on and went off, also the bonnet now wont shut........

Back down the bodyshop tomorrow to take a look and see how much it will cost to get the rust sorted.
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