My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

Post by Mothman » Fri Nov 22, 2013 9:24 pm

Had my heater sound like that on Gloria bud. One of the foibles of owning a MK 1 BX. They are getting a tad old.

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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

Post by Tinkley » Fri Nov 22, 2013 10:51 pm

Try opening all the interior vents with the blower on full - and be prepared for an influx of leaves and stuff... :lol:

Sometimes this IS the cause of the noise. If not well, just as you say, getting old along with the rest of us.

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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

Post by Stephen C » Sat Nov 23, 2013 10:23 am

[quote="Mothman"]Had my heater sound like that on Gloria bud. One of the foibles of owning a MK 1 BX. They are getting a tad old.

Andy

I like that it's Foibles, I will add it to the rest of the list of it's Foibles to be sorted out after the winter solstice.

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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

Post by Stephen C » Sat Nov 23, 2013 10:34 am

[quote="Tinkley"]Try opening all the interior vents with the blower on full - and be prepared for an influx of leaves and stuff... :lol:

Sometimes this IS the cause of the noise. If not well, just as you say, getting old along with the rest of us.

Thanks for that I will give it a go, :shock: ,

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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

Post by Stephen C » Wed Nov 27, 2013 7:28 pm

Well I have had the car for six months now so I have got a list of foibles which I am looking forward to working on, and I have already started getting parts.

Today I have booked the car in for a pre M.O.T for next Wednesday just to see how she will do, although it has still got six months left on the old M.O.T.

When booking in the car, the garage proprietor told me this was car of his era, and his father ran a fleet of taxi Citroen Xantia and this is how he learned his trade, how good is that, =D> I hope I do not end up making him rich :lol:

I have been looking at the technical pages on this website and I am seriously impress for someone like myself who knows absolutely nothing about the Citroen bx its a god send
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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

Post by Tim Leech » Wed Nov 27, 2013 8:47 pm

I doubt it will need much for the mot, maybe fit the new horn supplied though!
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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

Post by Stephen C » Thu Nov 28, 2013 9:31 am

Yes Tim and very much appreciated along with the spare instrument panel which has given me a much greater understanding of how it all works and what type of lamps are required, which I have ordered up, I am sure it will be OK, but if not that is what having a old car is all about, they are no fun when they are perfect, believe me when I say having had, years of having Honda's and pacing up and down waiting for something to go wrong which never does is maddening :x , it is fun at first but I do miss working on cars.

Tim it is Good to hear from you.

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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

Post by rutter123 » Thu Nov 28, 2013 5:20 pm

think those rear arms could do with a refurb /\. looks well used and same colour as my old MK1 16RS estate which also carried many battle scars yet never let me down. rip C220OCF.
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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

Post by Tim Leech » Fri Nov 29, 2013 9:04 am

Rear arms on the DTR? Hope not! Ken did them when I got it and they have done about 2000 miles since!
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Re: My MK1 BX 19 DTR Saloon

Post by Tim Leech » Wed Nov 27, 2019 11:16 am

Guess who’s back....

Yes I’ve had my DTR back, always regretted it.

It disappeared for a while and was purchased by a fellow enthusiast 3 years ago and had some resto work to the screen surround, a new screen and dashboard, some new Michelin tyres and mechanical work.

So she’s in great order but has a few jobs to do here and there and needs a good valet before being tucked away for winter.

I do love that dash!
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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