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Post by saintjamesy89 » Wed Feb 01, 2012 10:55 pm

sdelasal wrote:I'd go for a turbo diesel estate in that electric blue colour. Most important though it'd have the following: 'Never rust' steel and 'never rot rubber' hydraulic lines, 'never wear/leak' hydraulic seals, a 'never sink' rear/arse end, never rust inner front wings and door slams, a sunroof but with the headroom as if it did not have one, a non-dancing speedometer, an everlasting and ever-smooth clutch. I think that'd do nicely!.
Lol, that is everybodies ideal BX surely?!
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Post by Mickey taker » Wed Feb 01, 2012 10:59 pm

saintjamesy89 wrote:
sdelasal wrote:I'd go for a turbo diesel estate in that electric blue colour. Most important though it'd have the following: 'Never rust' steel and 'never rot rubber' hydraulic lines, 'never wear/leak' hydraulic seals, a 'never sink' rear/arse end, never rust inner front wings and door slams, a sunroof but with the headroom as if it did not have one, a non-dancing speedometer, an everlasting and ever-smooth clutch. I think that'd do nicely!.
Lol, that is everybodies ideal BX surely?!
apart from the diesel :lol:
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Post by citsncycles » Wed Feb 01, 2012 11:51 pm

sdelasal wrote:
I'd go for a turbo diesel estate in that electric blue colour. Most important though it'd have the following: 'Never rust' steel and 'never rot rubber' hydraulic lines, 'never wear/leak' hydraulic seals, a 'never sink' rear/arse end, never rust inner front wings and door slams, a sunroof but with the headroom as if it did not have one, a non-dancing speedometer, an everlasting and ever-smooth clutch. I think that'd do nicely!.


Lol, that is everybodies ideal BX surely?!
Nah - that would be boring :lol:
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Post by Tim Leech » Thu Feb 02, 2012 9:04 am

Susan Donym wrote:
saintjamesy89 wrote:
sdelasal wrote:I'd go for a turbo diesel estate in that electric blue colour. Most important though it'd have the following: 'Never rust' steel and 'never rot rubber' hydraulic lines, 'never wear/leak' hydraulic seals, a 'never sink' rear/arse end, never rust inner front wings and door slams, a sunroof but with the headroom as if it did not have one, a non-dancing speedometer, an everlasting and ever-smooth clutch. I think that'd do nicely!.
Lol, that is everybodies ideal BX surely?!
apart from the diesel :lol:
And it being an Estate...... :wink:
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Post by Caffiend » Thu Feb 02, 2012 9:17 am

TZD Hurricane in vert triton (hatch).

I had one in the mid-90s. Will have to dig the pix out and see if anyone knows where it is now ...

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Post by MULLEY » Thu Feb 02, 2012 7:37 pm

Another favourite car would be to own a valver with turbo/supercharger powah!! :D
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Post by KevR » Fri Feb 03, 2012 9:46 am

mat_fenwick wrote: (bizarrely and perhaps uniquely) I prefer the shape of the estate.
Nope, me too!
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Post by KevR » Fri Feb 03, 2012 9:48 am

Paul296 wrote:It's a 'Millesime' - 'Athena' in the UK. This is a French car, where it was also available as a 1.7 turbo diesel ( like this one) - just 1.6 petrol in the UK. The colour is 'champagne' - a very light gold, and quite rare (and lovely!). That car was advertised on Leboncoin - mint condition, 50,000km - 4500 euros asking price!
I know where there's a Millesime available - 1.7 TD, LHD, definitely not immaculate but cheap!
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Post by Mickey taker » Fri Feb 03, 2012 9:53 am

MULLEY wrote:Another favourite car would be to own a valver with turbo/supercharger powah!! :D
I believe my old valver is being supercharged by its current owner
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Post by Defender110 » Fri Feb 03, 2012 10:38 am

KevR wrote:
Paul296 wrote:It's a 'Millesime' - 'Athena' in the UK. This is a French car, where it was also available as a 1.7 turbo diesel ( like this one) - just 1.6 petrol in the UK. The colour is 'champagne' - a very light gold, and quite rare (and lovely!). That car was advertised on Leboncoin - mint condition, 50,000km - 4500 euros asking price!
I know where there's a Millesime available - 1.7 TD, LHD, definitely not immaculate but cheap!
Richard bought one from a scrap yard near me in Bury last year that I think ended up back in France?
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Post by Paul296 » Fri Feb 03, 2012 11:32 am

KevR wrote:
Paul296 wrote:It's a 'Millesime' - 'Athena' in the UK. This is a French car, where it was also available as a 1.7 turbo diesel ( like this one) - just 1.6 petrol in the UK. The colour is 'champagne' - a very light gold, and quite rare (and lovely!). That car was advertised on Leboncoin - mint condition, 50,000km - 4500 euros asking price!
I know where there's a Millesime available - 1.7 TD, LHD, definitely not immaculate but cheap!
I can't even think about another BX at the moment without calling in the receivers. Its not 'champagne' is it?

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Post by KevR » Sat Feb 04, 2012 12:23 pm

Paul296 wrote:
I can't even think about another BX at the moment without calling in the receivers. Its not 'champagne' is it?
Yep.
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Post by Paul296 » Sat Feb 04, 2012 12:44 pm

KevR wrote:
Paul296 wrote:
I can't even think about another BX at the moment without calling in the receivers. Its not 'champagne' is it?
Yep.
Got any pics and how much is 'cheap'? (just out of interest)

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Post by Defender110 » Sat Feb 04, 2012 1:24 pm

Paul296 wrote: Got any pics and how much is 'cheap'? (just out of interest)
Quick Paul get to the doctors, it may not be too late! :lol:
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Post by Paul296 » Sat Feb 04, 2012 2:38 pm

Defender110 wrote:
Paul296 wrote: Got any pics and how much is 'cheap'? (just out of interest)
Quick Paul get to the doctors, it may not be too late! :lol:

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