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Post by Daisy » Tue Mar 13, 2012 11:37 pm

Any BXers out there who are also on Facebook can follow the rebuild of my cars' rear end on
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Chevroni ... 5866910304

Be warned - it is horrific viewing, I wasn't expecting it to be this awful - those of a sensitive disposition.....look away now...
'90 19TGD 'Olympic Blue' "Myrtille"
'91 19TGD 'Alpine White' 28.02.91-21.07.14 "Daisy" R.I.P
Still on the road - Many thanks to Rob Moss at Chevronics, Hitchin, Herts

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Post by Tim Leech » Tue Mar 13, 2012 11:40 pm

Eeek that was bad, mind you they do go like that!, not sure if my 19TZD is any better!

Still cheaper than buying a new car.
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Post by Daisy » Tue Mar 13, 2012 11:47 pm

Roverman wrote:Eeek that was bad, mind you they do go like that!, not sure if my 19TZD is any better!

Still cheaper than buying a new car.
Yes, that was part of the arguement/justification for having it done, but bottom-line - I don't want another car, just this one :)
'90 19TGD 'Olympic Blue' "Myrtille"
'91 19TGD 'Alpine White' 28.02.91-21.07.14 "Daisy" R.I.P
Still on the road - Many thanks to Rob Moss at Chevronics, Hitchin, Herts

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Post by Paul296 » Tue Mar 13, 2012 11:54 pm

Daisy wrote: I don't want another car, just this one :)
Indeed! Now THAT's committment. Well done for cocking a snook at the ' must have a new car' lobby, and keeping your lovely BX in tip top condition.

^^bx>

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Post by Philip Chidlow » Wed Mar 14, 2012 9:25 am

Long live Daisy! :)
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Post by Daisy » Tue Mar 20, 2012 11:19 pm

New pics up, looking fantastic, still chassis arms to be tackled though.
Last edited by Daisy on Wed Mar 21, 2012 8:15 am, edited 1 time in total.
'90 19TGD 'Olympic Blue' "Myrtille"
'91 19TGD 'Alpine White' 28.02.91-21.07.14 "Daisy" R.I.P
Still on the road - Many thanks to Rob Moss at Chevronics, Hitchin, Herts

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Post by Defender110 » Wed Mar 21, 2012 7:58 am

Ouch! dedication indeed. Well done Anne Marie. =D>
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Post by Caffiend » Wed Mar 21, 2012 5:11 pm

Definitely not for the faint-hearted, but amazing before and during pix, looking forward to seeing the 'after' - bet you can't wait to get her back!
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Post by mds141 » Wed Mar 21, 2012 6:14 pm

Will "daisy" be ready for the Classic Challenge?
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1989 BX GTi 16 valve. Blanc Alpine. Completed the Citroen Classic Challenge Ecosse and 1337 miles without a hitch.
2000 XM VSX 2.1 td Auto. Rouge Magenta.
TGD saloon many years ago.

1990 Swift 'Corniche' 12/2 aka BXClub HQ.
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Post by toddao » Fri Mar 23, 2012 8:45 am

Good to see such attention being applied to a BX. Nice tidy job.
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Post by Matt H » Fri Mar 23, 2012 9:50 pm

Think mine will be needing some of this soon... Gulp!

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Post by mds141 » Fri Mar 23, 2012 10:05 pm

I was very lucky with the valver really. The original owner paid extra to have the car covered in dinitrol and waxoyl from new hence, it's well preserved state. :)
Mark Smith

Is it just me or is everything shit?

1989 BX GTi 16 valve. Blanc Alpine. Completed the Citroen Classic Challenge Ecosse and 1337 miles without a hitch.
2000 XM VSX 2.1 td Auto. Rouge Magenta.
TGD saloon many years ago.

1990 Swift 'Corniche' 12/2 aka BXClub HQ.
Honda Firestorm. Gone, but not forgotten.
2015 Triumph Tiger Explorer XC.

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Post by Djr88 » Fri Mar 23, 2012 10:44 pm

I worked in a bodyshop for a few years and seen a lot worse cars! The repair looks like its coming on well...!
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Post by Daisy » Thu Mar 29, 2012 10:20 pm

Daisy is now home, with a galvanised derriere and a new MOT ( no advisories or additional work needed to pass )
One very happy BXer \:D/
'90 19TGD 'Olympic Blue' "Myrtille"
'91 19TGD 'Alpine White' 28.02.91-21.07.14 "Daisy" R.I.P
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Post by mds141 » Thu Mar 29, 2012 10:29 pm

Excellent news. Any pics? :)
Mark Smith

Is it just me or is everything shit?

1989 BX GTi 16 valve. Blanc Alpine. Completed the Citroen Classic Challenge Ecosse and 1337 miles without a hitch.
2000 XM VSX 2.1 td Auto. Rouge Magenta.
TGD saloon many years ago.

1990 Swift 'Corniche' 12/2 aka BXClub HQ.
Honda Firestorm. Gone, but not forgotten.
2015 Triumph Tiger Explorer XC.