The Challenge Cars

A place for us to show off our cars in all their glory. Please keep picture sizes to about 800x600 pixels.
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Tim Leech
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1963 VW BEETLE 1200 KGJ413A
1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL BFA720L
1979 Rover SD1 3.5 V8-S TSL 982
1980 Morris Marina 1.7HL DBV468W
1985 CITROEN BX 19GT C1TBX
1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C BXi 19
1994 CITROEN XANTIA 1.8 SXi M908HRY
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL L33CHT
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Re: The Challenge Cars

Post by Tim Leech » Mon May 21, 2012 5:36 pm

mds141 wrote:This time last week we were pitching up camp in Interlaken,tonight I'm off to work. Boo-Hoo:( :(

I was back 8am Saturday morning! :roll:
1963 VW BEETLE 1200
1985 BX 19GT Mk1
1985 BX 19 DTR Mk1
1991 BX 19TZI Auto A/C
1994 Xantia 1.8i SX
1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL
1979 Rover SD1 V8-S
1980 Morris Marina 1.7 HL
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR

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Philip Chidlow
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Re: The Challenge Cars

Post by Philip Chidlow » Thu May 24, 2012 4:41 pm

One last shot of the car stickered up...

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And now...

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...back to reality.

(Cold weather tyres off and summer ones back on)
• 1992 Citroen BX TZD Turbo Hurricane
• 2006 Xsara Picasso 1.6 16v

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Re: The Challenge Cars

Post by mds141 » Thu May 24, 2012 6:11 pm

Naked BX!! :oops: :oops:
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.
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Re: The Challenge Cars

Post by Caffiend » Thu May 24, 2012 8:18 pm

And there was me thinking another recent post I've seen is NSFW.

That is still one delicious car.
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1991 TZD hatch (Triton Green)
1992 Hurricane

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saintjamesy89
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Re: The Challenge Cars

Post by saintjamesy89 » Thu May 24, 2012 8:49 pm

Philip Chidlow wrote:One last shot of the car stickered up...

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I've decided that red is my new favourite colour for cars, you seem to be able to get a really good, deep shine. Good effort, that man!
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Re: The Challenge Cars

Post by Paul296 » Fri May 25, 2012 5:27 am

That is an absolutely lovely image Phil! A definite contender for a 'Citroenian' front cover, or the home page for the newly re-jigged BXClub site - assuming that happens one day! :D

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Tim Leech
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1963 VW BEETLE 1200 KGJ413A
1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL BFA720L
1979 Rover SD1 3.5 V8-S TSL 982
1980 Morris Marina 1.7HL DBV468W
1985 CITROEN BX 19GT C1TBX
1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C BXi 19
1994 CITROEN XANTIA 1.8 SXi M908HRY
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL L33CHT
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Re: The Challenge Cars

Post by Tim Leech » Fri May 25, 2012 9:11 am

My challenge car goes off to pastures new tomorrow, I shall miss it, but the stickers are staying on for now as the new owner likes it that way. I will be spending tomorrow morning polishing and sorting the rev counter before I wave it a tearful goodbye.
1963 VW BEETLE 1200
1985 BX 19GT Mk1
1985 BX 19 DTR Mk1
1991 BX 19TZI Auto A/C
1994 Xantia 1.8i SX
1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL
1979 Rover SD1 V8-S
1980 Morris Marina 1.7 HL
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR

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Philip Chidlow
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Re: The Challenge Cars

Post by Philip Chidlow » Fri May 25, 2012 9:43 am

Paul296 wrote:That is an absolutely lovely image Phil! A definite contender for a 'Citroenian' front cover, or the home page for the newly re-jigged BXClub site - assuming that happens one day! :D
:) Thanks Paul. I have actually submitted the following image as a potential Citroenian cover...

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• 1992 Citroen BX TZD Turbo Hurricane
• 2006 Xsara Picasso 1.6 16v

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Re: The Challenge Cars

Post by Paul296 » Fri May 25, 2012 2:54 pm

NICE! And plenty of space for the header - good thinking Batman! :D

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Re: The Challenge Cars

Post by citsncycles » Fri May 25, 2012 8:19 pm

Damn - I knew I should have finished painting that wing earlier that afternoon!
Mike Sims
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Re: The Challenge Cars

Post by saintjamesy89 » Fri May 25, 2012 8:28 pm

S'alright Mike, it's camouflaged. The gray and green effect will make it blend in perfectly when parked up near greenery somewhere, like zebra's, distorts the outline for predators so they can't see where it is.
Perfect for vandal or would-be thief deterrence :lol:
I'm not a Saint, or a James, but a Tom Saint-James!

Mes voitures:
1985 Citroen BX19 GT
1988 Volvo 740 2.0 GL Hearse
2002 NIssan Micra 1.0 S CVT
2012 Kia Venga 1.4 CRDI

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Philip Chidlow
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Re: The Challenge Cars

Post by Philip Chidlow » Fri May 25, 2012 8:39 pm

I have a confession to make Mike; I did some minor Photoshopping for the version I sent for the cover.. the grey's a bit greener :)
• 1992 Citroen BX TZD Turbo Hurricane
• 2006 Xsara Picasso 1.6 16v

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Re: The Challenge Cars

Post by mds141 » Fri May 25, 2012 8:51 pm

I thought my car was looking cleaner. I presumed Tim had borrowed my keys and paid a visit to a all night auto lavage!!;)
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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Re: The Challenge Cars

Post by citsncycles » Fri May 25, 2012 9:20 pm

I have a confession to make Mike; I did some minor Photoshopping for the version I sent for the cover.. the grey's a bit greener
Hey, if it's all right for those supermodels when they appear on a front cover, then it's got to be fine for a scruffy GS! :wink:
Mike Sims
BX 19RD Estate Mk1 - Timex!
BX 4X4 Estate - Oh god, I've done it again!
BX 17RD MK1 - it called to me!
BX14 TGE, - SOLD
XM Turbo SD,GS Club Estate,Visa 17D Leader,HY Pickup,Dyane Nomad,Dyane 6,2CV AZL,Falcon S,Trabant P50,3x Land Rovers (88" series 1,109" series 2a FFR,series 2a Marshall ambulance),DKW F7, Lambretta LD150 x 1.5,Mobylette SP93,Ural Cossack,Ural M63,CZ 250 Sport,Honda Varadero 125,lots of bicycles & tricycles including (but not only) Sunbeams,Higgins & Bates!

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Re: The Challenge Cars

Post by mat_fenwick » Tue May 29, 2012 4:13 pm

saintjamesy89 wrote:I've decided that red is my new favourite colour for cars
Everyone knows that it's the best colour, although I may be slightly biased.

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I washed off the French dirt yesterday, and it doesn't look too bad. Note the shiny black towbar! :)
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