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BX at Retromobile

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At Retromobile in Paris from 1-5 February, this sectioned BX (and a more intact red Mk1 that I'm struggling to find pictures for at the moment)...

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Source website here with more pics, including a particularly evil-looking SM!

http://www.largus.fr/actualite-automobi ... mg=1450818

There should be more pictures on a Citroen Facebook page, but darned if I can find it!
'92 BX GTi Hurricane - gone to a good home
'90 BX 19TGD estate - goes, but not going anywhere!
'90 BX 19TGD hatch in even more bits...
'71 Dyane project
'74 2CV6 project
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the remains of an '88 2CV6 Dolly - watch this space!
...and a '95 VW Passat auto estate!!

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I saw that at the conservatoire in 2010, looks like they have given it a good clean as it was filthy when I saw it! :lol:
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'92 BX GTi Hurricane - gone to a good home
'90 BX 19TGD estate - goes, but not going anywhere!
'90 BX 19TGD hatch in even more bits...
'71 Dyane project
'74 2CV6 project
'82 2CV6 Club - gone to a good home
the remains of an '88 2CV6 Dolly - watch this space!
...and a '95 VW Passat auto estate!!

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Post by Dollywobbler »

A show I keep meaning to attend. Looks like I've missed it again then!

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Dollywobbler wrote:A show I keep meaning to attend. Looks like I've missed it again then!
I went in 2007, and I can confirm that it is quite wonderful... :D
'92 BX GTi Hurricane - gone to a good home
'90 BX 19TGD estate - goes, but not going anywhere!
'90 BX 19TGD hatch in even more bits...
'71 Dyane project
'74 2CV6 project
'82 2CV6 Club - gone to a good home
the remains of an '88 2CV6 Dolly - watch this space!
...and a '95 VW Passat auto estate!!

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Roverman wrote:I saw that at the conservatoire in 2010, looks like they have given it a good clean as it was filthy when I saw it! :lol:
They've gone and polished the bonnet off! Careful with that machine polisher Tim - that could happen to you! :D

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Post by toddao »

That 'Parotech' SM is something else. I thought they had abandoned that a couple of years back. It's the best thing they've done. Their workshop looks like a laboratory but I'm not really into all their stuff

http://www.parotech.com/

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I want one of those, that is soo cool 8)

Erm, do they do a diesel version :wink: :lol:
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An act of shameful and wanton vandalism upon the purity and design integrity of Robert Oprons most beautiful motor car - look at that front end ffs!! (IMHO obviously)


Diesel!?? shuddup Mulley! :shock: :D

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With what they've already done to it they could always see if a Disco TDiV6 engine will fit :wink:
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1985 CITROEN BX 19GT C1TBX
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Post by Tim Leech »

I dont like it sorry, but it does look like the add-ons could just be unbolted.
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1985 BX 19GT Mk1
1985 BX 19 DTR Mk1
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1994 Xantia 1.8i SX
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1980 Morris Marina 1.7 HL
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Post by MULLEY »

Tim, thats not an original SM that's been converted, its a brand new car from the ground up, or have i misinterpreted what you meant?
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1991 Gti 16V - Blaze - crash damaged, will get repaired.
1990 Gti 8Valve SOLD - looks like it's been scrapped
2002 Mini Cooper S - SOLD - i miss this car
1992 TXD - Scrapped in March 2014
1988 CX 25 GTI Turbo2 - SORN
1996 - AX Memphis 1.5D - Dream - SORN

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Post by toddao »

This is/was an original SM - just slightly modded. I saw pics of it while they were messing with it.
I think it's great. I love the original but this would do me just fine. Also gets me thinking about how I can F with my 16v with about 1% of the skills and budget that Parotech had for their SM.


I quite like this 'empty sockets' look from the 'Rust in Peace' thread! Mount the headlamps a bit further back? :D The patina requires a bit more effort.


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You sure Todd, it looked to have a tubular frame construction of a modern car?
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2011 Mini Cooper D Clubman - SOLD
2016 Mercedes A180D Sport - Auto refinement
1992 TZD Turbo - Bluebell - My daily
1991 Gti 16V - Blaze - crash damaged, will get repaired.
1990 Gti 8Valve SOLD - looks like it's been scrapped
2002 Mini Cooper S - SOLD - i miss this car
1992 TXD - Scrapped in March 2014
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Post by toddao »

It's definately an original SM under there. I first read about it a couple of years ago. When it was in this state.

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All the SM features have been slightly modified but you can see the original basis is still there

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