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Re: Citroën Classic Challenge 2015

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I might have the valver fixed by then. :(
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1989 BX GTi 16 valve. Blanc Alpine. Completed the Citroen Classic Challenge Ecosse and 1337 miles without a hitch.
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Re: Citroën Classic Challenge 2015

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What's up with the valver?
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Re: Citroën Classic Challenge 2015

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Slight bout of incontinence. :(
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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.
Honda Firestorm. Gone, but not forgotten.
2015 Triumph Tiger Explorer XC.

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Re: Citroën Classic Challenge 2015

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I flushed the hydraulics with hydraflush and cleaned the filters. In return, I've now got a significant low pressure leak. Seems to be emanating from behind the engine.
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: Citroën Classic Challenge 2015

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Bugger - some of that's fun to reach too! At least most of it's straight forward to repair once you've reached it (IIRC), the exception being the rubber collar on the PAS ram that the return pipe connects to - that's NFP :(
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mds141 wrote:I flushed the hydraulics with hydraflush and cleaned the filters. In return, I've now got a significant low pressure leak. Seems to be emanating from behind the engine.
That'll be the old favourites of the octopus or the security valve then? :(
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Registration forms now available.

Download from: http://freepdfhosting.com/46de86c27f.pdf

Or PM me.

An updated route map is forthcoming and here's the final plaque design: Back to red by popular demand.

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Registration forms/details now available from http://freepdfhosting.com/46de86c27f.pdf

Alternatively message me.

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Re: Citroën Classic Challenge 2015

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Downloaded and printed off. :-)
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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.
Honda Firestorm. Gone, but not forgotten.
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Re: Citroën Classic Challenge 2015

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I'll be sorting that out once I'm back from Ireland.
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Re: Citroën Classic Challenge 2015

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Just back from France (enjoyed checking out some fine eateries and great roads in the Lot et Garonne). This holiday reminded me just how big France is, and simply drawing a route map fails to reflect the distances involved. The Challenge eschews the Péage (toll roads) and in most instances avoids the auto routes. This means each day's drive is a full day - so reasonably early departures each morning mean we'll have a chance to see more, stop more often and stand a chance of arriving at each overnight stop before they shut the gates! ;) The Challenge is now about 10 months off. The clock is ticking... Time to get planning your car's preparation. (Or in my case, time to actually get the car! - "What happened to the ZX?" I hear you ask... nothing, but.... well, watch this space!)...
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Philip Chidlow wrote: This holiday reminded me just how big France is
:D :D :D And how few other cars there are using those old RN roads compared to the UK roads. I'm fine-tuning the dash south in a couple of weeks. Air-con re-gassed, new sunglasses..., can't wait! 8)
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Re: Citroën Classic Challenge 2015

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The valver is fixed. :)
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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.
Honda Firestorm. Gone, but not forgotten.
2015 Triumph Tiger Explorer XC.

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Re: Citroën Classic Challenge 2015

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Well done Mark - big job?
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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: Citroën Classic Challenge 2015

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Split pipe running off the front height corrector. Dave Ashworth sorted it for me.
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.