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Went for a little run in the DTR last night (seems I cant resist), and by the time I got home it was dark So I could appreciate the Mk1 PRN'ness, its like winding the clock back 26 years to the first BX we had, which was also a Mk1 Diesel albeit a RD and in a bit better condition! :lol:

The diesel have that certain "smell" and that dash is like nothing else, thanks to Dom for changing all the dash bulbs as it lights up like a spaceship! 8)

Lovin' it!
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Nice one mate. Take some pics tonight please.
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mds141 wrote:Nice one mate. Take some pics tonight please.
Will do!
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Stupid camera with autoflash! need to findout how to disable it to getthe full effect.
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Does the revcounter work?

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ken newbold wrote:Does the revcounter work?
Oh yes! 8) If you look closely it was running about 1500rpm (I had my foot on the accelerator!)

The trip meter doesnt thoug!
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Cool 8)
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Post by MULLEY »

That rev counter is interesting, it would seem that its a one for all as there's no way that diesel can rev that high before the red led's start coming on, i though't it would have had a specific one for the diesel??? Unless it's been replaced with a petrol one at some point?
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Roverman wrote:Stupid camera with autoflash! need to findout how to disable it to getthe full effect.
Finger/tape over the flash?
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warp factor ten first officer Leech bring the ship about

now all you need is the pointy ears, oh , wait a minute :D
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MULLEY wrote:That rev counter is interesting, it would seem that its a one for all as there's no way that diesel can rev that high before the red led's start coming on, i though't it would have had a specific one for the diesel??? Unless it's been replaced with a petrol one at some point?
Your quite right Mulley, it was one size fits all on the MK1 (ive looked at press/brochure pics, mind you they did so little Mk1 diesels with a rev counter im not surprised.

A few modern fords and renaults do the same, have a 7000rpm dial and an engine that is governed to 4600!
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Post by ken newbold »

Did you know your BX Mk1 diesel is capable of about 130 mph :o

If you don't believe me, just stick in reverse on a nice straight bit of deserted road and you'll see what I mean :lol:

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Wow Tim,

thats one hell of a dash, way before its time if you ask me.
Look forward to more pics. Good luck with the restoration.

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Grenman wrote:Wow Tim,

thats one hell of a dash, way before its time if you ask me.
Look forward to more pics. Good luck with the restoration.

Andy
Thanks mate

I now have a NEW front bumper and good passenger door, plus two used wings I need to fetch so things are progressing
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Post by Mothman »

Cant wait to see her in all her glory bud.

Wish i still had my Dad's '85 Estate but he PX'd it for an 89 one.

Good luck.

Andy