I am having such bad withdrawals from TZDs

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Oscar
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Rider Haggard coined the phrase in his novel, but Mortimer popularised it with Rumpole. At the time, enough young English lads would have been reared on Rider Haggard's splendid colonial, orientalist novels for it to be a very recognisable cultural reference. "She Who Must Be Obeyed" is the immortal Semitic queen of a lost African plateau, who is both terrible and alluring. She had to be Semitic, and not African, because the English hero of the story has an affair with her. It would have been a step to far for an Englishman to have an affair with an African, but with given Europe's long fascination with the Arab world, it was acceptable. It's racist tosh, but great fun.

Now, anyone got a TZD?
(Red BX 1.7TZD ("Well, it is a style icon" - Tom Sheppard)) "Was", Tom, "was"

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Post by Djr88 »

ken newbold wrote:I told you so ! :lol:

ZX = nasty horrible car :evil:
I had a ZX volcane td and it was great fun and much better than the 306 D turbo i had after it!!!

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Post by Philip Chidlow »

agree: The ZX TD Volcane: a good car.
• 1992 Citroen BX TZD Turbo Hurricane
• 2006 Xsara Picasso 1.6 16v

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personally the Volcane 1.9i wins it for me.
Smokes lots, because enough's enough already!

Far too many BX's, a bus, an ambulance a few trucks, not enough time and never enough cash...

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docchevron wrote:personally the Volcane 1.9i wins it for me.
I concur, having owned one, they are quite a lot of fun!

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Post by docchevron »

indeed, it was yours that swung it for me, that was a lovely revvy and yet quite torquey motor, much nicer than the 2.0i
Smokes lots, because enough's enough already!

Far too many BX's, a bus, an ambulance a few trucks, not enough time and never enough cash...