X Rally 2015. 26 th April.

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Re: X Rally 2015. 26 th April.

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Will be good to see you again Luke!
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Re: X Rally 2015. 26 th April.

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Tim Leech wrote:Will be good to see you again Luke!
You too mate, it seems a long time since the Visa birthday bash 8)
Please call me Luke :)
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Re: X Rally 2015. 26 th April.

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Apologies for the blatant advert but if anyone is interested in a set of 6J alloys I can bring them to the rally. See: http://www.bxclub.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=20396
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Re: X Rally 2015. 26 th April.

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Sorry, no show. The car wins. The high pressure front to back has gone. See blog for more, if you can be bothered.
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Re: X Rally 2015. 26 th April.

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Aww, that's a shame. None of the other cars can be made ready?
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Re: X Rally 2015. 26 th April.

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Not in the time left available as the only other 'easy' one needs a clutch. Its only miles from not doing anything at all, but when? I still maintain if the stupid thing was adjustable in the true sense of the word there is meat left. BX is on the cusp of this 'non- tamper', 'we know best' engineering that infects more modern offerings. So that means a margin for their error and not getting the maximum life out of parts. In the same way sealed for life bearings are hard to lubricate, so that is a short life then. Rear axle pivots? Swine cars, as Clouseau would say.
Miguel - 16 TRS Auto S, light blue, 43k miles - £450
Pluto - 14 E S, White, 105k Miles - in work
Egbert - 19 16v Gti, White, A/C & Leather, - Keeper
Walt - 17 TZD Turbo S, graphite, 70k miles, good op extras - Keeper
Scraper- 17 TZD Turbo E, blue, 208k miles - parts
Homer - 19 TXD E, Red, 189k miles - £250
Gary - 17 TZD Turbo E, 118k miles - in work

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Re: X Rally 2015. 26 th April.

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You can turn up in any car.
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I'll be attending, but sadly not in my BX as it hasn't come out of winter hibernation yet. I'll be going in my recently purchased C6, so it'll be nice to stretch her legs, don't worry though, she's wearing a BXC sticker.
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Re: X Rally 2015. 26 th April.

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I will be there in the BX Van with 16V conversion with quite a number of parts for sale… The Van has finally got on the road and is 95% there mechanically now but still has the bodywork to do… There's list of the parts in the BX Parts for sale and wanted section.

Looking forward to seeing you all on Sunday…
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Re: X Rally 2015. 26 th April.

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I'm heading up in the Saxo (do I need to keep writing SaXo leading up to this? :P ) which I've even cleaned for the occasion!

Got some bits for Luke and Phil in tow, along with a couple of other tit bits I've got in the for sale section.
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Re: X Rally 2015. 26 th April.

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And the weather forecast improves all the time... Fingers and toes crossed!
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1985 CITROEN BX 19GT C1TBX
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Re: X Rally 2015. 26 th April.

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The xanti as full to burst with parts, all have to go! So bring space and a few quid!
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1985 BX 19 DTR Mk1
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1980 Morris Marina 1.7 HL
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1980 Morris Marina 1.7HL DBV468W
1985 CITROEN BX 19DTR C943DYA (again)
1985 CITROEN BX 19GT C1TBX
1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C BXi 19
1994 CITROEN XANTIA 1.8 SXi M908HRY
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Re: X Rally 2015. 26 th April.

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A great day! Biggest turnout yet and over 20 bxs! Plus I finally got an offside opera window for the GT after searching for years!
1963 VW BEETLE 1200
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1985 BX 19 DTR Mk1
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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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A lovely day and I won the Shed of the Day trophy for the BX 16V van – I'm sure the Shed of the Day award is my only chance at an award – as I am really not a polisher… But the van will get bodywork and paint very shortly.
Thanks Sandre and Paul – it was great!
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Re: X Rally 2015. 26 th April.

Post by Caffiend »

I just turned up and did some running round, Paul did all the organising beforehand.

Thanks to everyone who turned up and made it such a great day, knackered, so will do proper review tomorrow :)
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