The 16v.....twenty-twelve

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Post by bxzx16v » Mon May 07, 2012 7:29 pm

It looked a great day Kitch , nice shot of the valver

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Post by Kitch » Mon May 07, 2012 10:21 pm

Mike E (uk) wrote:I think your mate is a bit sensitive.

On the BXagon we horsed around for 8 hours a day, but were always happy to get back in the car again.

I was very impressed at how comfortable it was, despite avoiding most motorways.

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He's been out of the loop for a while :lol: It is bloody noisy, but in terms of comfort it's still pretty good.

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Post by Kitch » Mon May 07, 2012 10:22 pm

Vanny wrote:drool.

I need some decent weather and a weekend off to take the BX out in.
The weather was rubbish down here - it got good when we hit the M40 :?

Worth getting out for a run though. Felt good actually - don't normally get a chance what with family commitments these days.

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Post by Kitch » Mon May 07, 2012 10:23 pm

Mickey taker wrote:wish I had known about this Richard,
You could have swung past MK and I would have come up to Brunginthorpe with you, my littleuns would have loved it.
Theres a Lightning "scramble" in July (where they run up BOTH of them!) and theres another open day normally around late September if memory serves. The Lightning guys do more events than the other OCs but then their planes are a bit of a showboater :lol:

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Re: The 16v.....twenty-twelve

Post by Kitch » Sun May 13, 2012 8:21 pm

Well, I'm now married and got to ride in a DS, which was pretty amazing IMO!

BX went from looking like this:

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To this:

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I spent a couple of hours cleaning it up, removing the moss and fitting the refurbed new wheels I got for it from Mark on the 16v forum (thanks again if you ever read this!)

We got some shots of it with the ribbons on the front (as it was transport for two of my kids) but hopefully the DS didn't upstage it too much!

It's gone back into the garage now. Probably won't do much to it for a little while - my other cars need more attention now!

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Re: The 16v.....twenty-twelve

Post by Caffiend » Sun May 13, 2012 8:24 pm

Can tell you're a real man ... you mention, in passing, that you got married, but the key thing was the ride in the DS and shiny BX photos ~grin

Congratulations on all three counts - the BX certainly looks lovely, surely it'll be out to play sometime during the summer after all that effort?

I'm obviously not a real woman because I'm vaguely disappointed that there's no photos of the DS included
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Re: The 16v.....twenty-twelve

Post by Kitch » Sun May 13, 2012 8:33 pm

There will be photos of the DS - but I'm probably the only one who didn't take photos yesterday lol!

I could bleat on about the wedding etc, but it's not the place for it. I'd just bore everyone :lol:

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Post by Kitch » Sun May 13, 2012 8:35 pm

Oh, and yes the BX will be out and about plenty enough. It's just that I've been commuting in it during the week (while fixing it) and used it all weekend, not to mention Brunters. I'll probably not drive it again til June but you never know! Having three kids under 3 doesn't leave much time for dicking around in cars #-o

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Re: The 16v.....twenty-twelve

Post by saintjamesy89 » Sun May 13, 2012 8:44 pm

Congratulations! It's been lovely weather down here for it, funnily enough I attended a wedding yesterday. DS + 16v GTI = awesome wedding cars \:D/

Indeed, piccies would be good.
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Re: The 16v.....twenty-twelve

Post by Caffiend » Sun May 13, 2012 8:51 pm

C'mon Kitch, I'm sure that a wedding falls into the acceptable 'life in general' description of the blog section, once you get them from your photographer(s) - official or not - you have to give us at least a couple of pix* to prove that you clean up OK. You know you want to!

*If they include the tarted up cars so much the better!
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Re: The 16v.....twenty-twelve

Post by bx petrol auto saloon » Sun May 13, 2012 9:07 pm

Dear Kitch.
Congratulations on getting married Kitch =D>
Well done on sorting out the bodywork too, I read your post and saw the photo,s of
your excellent bodywork skills too, can,t have been easy, with the deadline for getting
married aswell :wink:
The BX is looking really nice too Kitch, I was really surprised to see a hole behind the
waist moulding too, just goes to show you just never know where rust is lurking sometimes :roll:
Anyway well done on all accounts Kitch :wink:
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Re: The 16v.....twenty-twelve

Post by MULLEY » Sun May 13, 2012 9:24 pm

Congrats on the getting married & your car is looking ace as well.
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Re: The 16v.....twenty-twelve

Post by Paul296 » Sun May 13, 2012 11:31 pm

Caffiend wrote:C'mon Kitch, I'm sure that a wedding falls into the acceptable 'life in general' description of the blog section.
Indeed it does! C'mon Kitch don't be shy and CONGRATULATIONS! =D>

(The valver looks amazing btw 8) )

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Re: The 16v.....twenty-twelve

Post by Matt H » Mon May 14, 2012 9:43 am

Yeah, congratulations mate!

Valver looks pretty awesome too =D>

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Re: The 16v.....twenty-twelve

Post by Mickey taker » Mon May 14, 2012 12:34 pm

well you've made an honest women of her at last, got the kids , the house and now the wife ,


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