14TGE, last owner for 20 years, Needs Loving Home

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14TGE, last owner for 20 years, Needs Loving Home

Post by Tim Leech » Wed Jan 02, 2013 7:47 pm

A call from a chap, based south of Edinburgh who has decided after 20 year to part with his burgundy BX 14TGE, which he bought in 1992, 6 months old from MacAndrew Citroen.

MOT Until end of may, maintained properly he says (he sounds a proper chap), repiped a few years ago, in good condition, 119000 miles.

Webasto Sunroof (glass I think).

Nothing wrong with it.

New onwers enthusiasm is more important than price as he is clearly very attached to it after having it so long.

Price? Well I think £300 and he would be happy

I have a number.

His new Skoda wont be here for 6 weeks so no rush.
1963 VW BEETLE 1200
1985 BX 19GT 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 1.7HL
2002 Rover 75 CDTi Connossieur SE AUTO Nav
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Re: 14TGE, last owner for 20 years, Needs Loving Home

Post by saintjamesy89 » Wed Jan 02, 2013 8:55 pm

Any chance of a picture? Which interior has it got? Sounds remarkably like my first BX :) Nothing wrong with it? Quite a claim for a BX!
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Re: 14TGE, last owner for 20 years, Needs Loving Home

Post by Tim Leech » Wed Jan 02, 2013 10:26 pm

Its got the standard heringbone interior so pretty much identical to the s
Youre first bx.
1963 VW BEETLE 1200
1985 BX 19GT 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 1.7HL
2002 Rover 75 CDTi Connossieur SE AUTO Nav
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR

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Re: 14TGE, last owner for 20 years, Needs Loving Home

Post by Bigfatnugly1 » Wed Jan 09, 2013 6:45 pm

Tim Leech wrote:A call from a chap, based south of Edinburgh who has decided after 20 year to part with his burgundy BX 14TGE, which he bought in 1992, 6 months old from MacAndrew Citroën.

MOT Until end of may, maintained properly he says (he sounds a proper chap), repiped a few years ago, in good condition, 119000 miles.

Webasto Sunroof (glass I think).

Nothing wrong with it.

New onwers enthusiasm is more important than price as he is clearly very attached to it after having it so long.

Price? Well I think £300 and he would be happy

I have a number.



His new Skoda wont be here for 6 weeks so no rush.
It's a loooong way to go, but I might be interested if it's nice. I'm after a really sound BX - would prefer a bigger engined one, but I've had a 1.4 before and it wasn't too sluggish. As long as the body's sound, I'm prepared to throw some money at the mechanicals if needed....

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Re: 14TGE, last owner for 20 years, Needs Loving Home

Post by citsncycles » Thu Jan 10, 2013 12:47 pm

Sounds remarkably like my first BX
With a glass sunroof it's practically identical to my old 14!

sounds like a good price considering the way the values are going, and the combination of spec and colour is pretty rare I think.
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1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C BXi 19
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Re: 14TGE, last owner for 20 years, Needs Loving Home

Post by Tim Leech » Thu Jan 10, 2013 1:06 pm

PM Sent
1963 VW BEETLE 1200
1985 BX 19GT 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 1.7HL
2002 Rover 75 CDTi Connossieur SE AUTO Nav
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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
2002 Rover 75 CDT Connossieur SE Nav Auto R40TSL
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL L33CHT
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Re: 14TGE, last owner for 20 years, Needs Loving Home

Post by Tim Leech » Thu Jan 24, 2013 8:17 pm

Correction the car is venetian red!!
1963 VW BEETLE 1200
1985 BX 19GT 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 1.7HL
2002 Rover 75 CDTi Connossieur SE AUTO Nav
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR

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Re: 14TGE, last owner for 20 years, Needs Loving Home

Post by ragger » Thu Jan 24, 2013 9:39 pm

Given your update, Tim, is it still available?

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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
2002 Rover 75 CDT Connossieur SE Nav Auto R40TSL
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL L33CHT
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Re: 14TGE, last owner for 20 years, Needs Loving Home

Post by Tim Leech » Thu Jan 24, 2013 9:41 pm

Yes!
1963 VW BEETLE 1200
1985 BX 19GT 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 1.7HL
2002 Rover 75 CDTi Connossieur SE AUTO Nav
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR

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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
2002 Rover 75 CDT Connossieur SE Nav Auto R40TSL
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL L33CHT
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Re: 14TGE, last owner for 20 years, Needs Loving Home

Post by Tim Leech » Fri Mar 08, 2013 10:36 pm

Spoke to the owner again today, he can't bare to part with her after 22 years, his new car is very quiet but dull so the BX stays!!
1963 VW BEETLE 1200
1985 BX 19GT 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 1.7HL
2002 Rover 75 CDTi Connossieur SE AUTO Nav
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR

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Re: 14TGE, last owner for 20 years, Needs Loving Home

Post by Des Smith » Sat Mar 09, 2013 11:06 am

Tim Leech wrote:Spoke to the owner again today, he can't bare to part with her after 22 years, his new car is very quiet but dull so the BX stays!!
I hope you encouraged him to sign up to the forum and so better understand he is not alone?!
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Re: 14TGE, last owner for 20 years, Needs Loving Home

Post by citsncycles » Sat Mar 09, 2013 12:57 pm

Great to hear that it's saved by the current owner. While there are a couple of modern cars that I like, I wouldn't have them over the BX (or GS for that matter) as they are either too thirsty or not practical enough for what I subject my motors to.
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BX 4X4 Estate - Oh god, I've done it again!
BX 17RD MK1 - it called to me!
BX14 TGE, - SOLD
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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
2002 Rover 75 CDT Connossieur SE Nav Auto R40TSL
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL L33CHT
x 70

Re: 14TGE, last owner for 20 years, Needs Loving Home

Post by Tim Leech » Sat Mar 09, 2013 1:49 pm

he is of a certain age where computers are made of witchcraft so I doubt it but he will keep in touch should he need any parts.
1963 VW BEETLE 1200
1985 BX 19GT 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 1.7HL
2002 Rover 75 CDTi Connossieur SE AUTO Nav
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR