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Unusual dashboard colours

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Just wondering where these dashboard colours available in the UK - blue in a mk1 and brown in a mk2 (I've seen brown in a mk1)? You wouldn't see many, if any.. These pics are from Leboncoin

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I know the blue dash was available in Ireland as dads first BX was an '85 19TRD, Romantic blue with blue dash :D
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Yes they were mate, but are rare.
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whilst we are talking dash colours
a customer of mine has an A reg MK1 all be it absolutely trashed inside and out, but she is still used daily and drives quite well,

he is in need of the rear wiper switch and housing in blue,

i will post this request in the F/S/W column also

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Timex has a blue dash, but it's a much lighter colour than that! That Mk1 looks like a TR spec car, which are very rare over here anyway.
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I never knew that Mike, I thought it was grey like my DTR, the blue is 80s tastic!
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I've had both of those! Mk1 16RS had a blue interior, and my first car (Ivory mk2 14RE) had the brown.
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You see a brown Mk1 interior would be just ace, havent seen one for years, think snoopy was maybe the last one?
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I never knew that Mike, I thought it was grey like my DTR, the blue is 80s tastic!
It might just be my eyesight - it certainly looks more blue than grey to me, but not as dark as the pic above!

I'd have loved one the same as the Citroen Road test diesel estate - gold with a brown interior! I found a website a while back (don't ask for a link, I've forgot the address) which traces road test cars, movie cars etc. and this particular one was last taxed in 1991!
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Tim Leech wrote:I never knew that Mike, I thought it was grey like my DTR, the blue is 80s tastic!
I also thought Timex had a grey dash, same as my 19RD. Would love a blue dash as dark as the one above! That picture is from a 16TRS on Leboncoin, same light blue exterior colour and spec as the tatty mk1 that Andy spotted at Malcolms a few days ago - I wonder if that car has a blue dash...
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I also thought it was grey - certainly nowhere near as blue as that blue one pictured.

A brown Mk2 interior is a delightful thing.

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Must just be my eyes with Timex then. Either that or a colour contrast between the dash and the MK1 door cards I now have fitted. The grey door cards certainly make the plastic ends of the dash look blue, but it may just me a different type of grey.
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To be honest, the dashboard was largely 'dust' coloured when I owned it!

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Tim Leech wrote:You see a brown Mk1 interior would be just ace, havent seen one for years, think snoopy was maybe the last one?
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Ahh yes!
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And Charlie's 19 petrol
1990 BX 16V Platinum Grey
1990 BX TGD White
1960 Morris Minor Clarondon Grey
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