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Anyone seen one of these before?

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Came with my new motor. Looks like a Citroen bit of kit and is for storing the jack and other kit in the spare wheel and designed to protect it from dirt n grit.

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I've seen something similar with CX's, and I believe the scissor jack supplied with various non hydraulic Citroens has a plastic case, but never seen one on a BX before.
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Makes sense. My jack set lives in the empty area next to the washer bottle with spare LHM and 2 Lt of clean water and bits of pipe. Gary is incontinent.
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The jacks were in the spare wheel, held by a rubber strap with two hooks in the BXs' I have owned.

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My Xantia has one.
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It's probably from a Xantia or XM. Saxo has the same kind of thing, but only the Xantia/XM (IIRC) have the same type jack as the BX.

That said, if it's XM it'll be slightly too big as the smallest wheels on those are 15".
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I'd have to check but I don't think the early XM's at least have one - they have a metal shield on the spare wheel carrir that protects the spare and whatever else is in there from the dirt (until it rusts through and falls off).
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Which mine has. Have a look inside the spare wheel Mike, you'll probably find the storage thingy for the jack.
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Ah, OK - I'm planning to drop it this week anyway, partly to repairthe carrier and partly to see what size the spare is - it's on the wrong size tyres but the spare is an old Michy so may be the correct size for the car!
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The shroud on the wheel carrier will probably just pull apart in your hands Mike, well at least mine did. I just removed the remains and reverted to a carrier akin to a BX's. Wire wheel on a drill and some stone chip satin black. Whilst you're under there, give the undersides a going over with waxoyl.
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Didn't get a chance to look at mine, but it's in the barn for the next few days while I give Timex a run, and I plan to go through and sort a few things out before the XM rally.
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