Got one! Bx 17 TZD Estate

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jackytwoshoes
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Got one! Bx 17 TZD Estate

Post by jackytwoshoes »

After a while of looking and pondering various options, I finally got my hands on one!

Forum member Daisy kindly responded to my wanted add with info of a listing in her local paper, and what a cracker it is. It's a BX 17 TZD that's been very well looked after and although it has been to the moon and back and is suffering from some lacquer peel i reckon it'll make the perfect loveable workhorse. The vender was the perfect gent, it has to be said.

Et voila:

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And he she is back home with the other members of my fleet:

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The journey homeward went well and I've only got a couple of niggles- A clicky speedo will need to be looked at and I need to source some suitable wheel trims and front speaker grills. All in all, I'm very happy indeed.
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Looks a good'un. Well done bud.

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Damn useful cars and still do not think there is a lot better out there.
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

'87 Trooper, Borgwards, Saabs, MG ZB, Bellamy Trials, Fiat Jolly & Bianchina, Goggo Dart, Messerschmitt, Heinkel, Bubblecars
benifotrem1
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Re: Got one! Bx 17 TZD Estate

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That looks really nice.
And that X/19 bring back a lot of memories from when I had a lido.....wish I still had it.
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1985 BX19 GT
1970 SEAT 124 ESTATE (same as FIAT)
1971 HONDA PC50

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mat_fenwick
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Re: Got one! Bx 17 TZD Estate

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Welcome along...a BX estate is very handy for putting your bikes into ;)
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1993 1.9 TZD Turbo Estate
1996 3.9 V8 Discovery
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Paul296
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Congratulations! And an X19 AND a Spitfire - nice line-up. :)
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Re: Got one! Bx 17 TZD Estate

Post by Daisy »

Congratulations Jack, she looks great.
I'm glad everything worked out well for you regarding the car, hope to meet you both at the X-Rally next April :D

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'91 19TGD 'Alpine White' 28.02.91-21.07.14 "Daisy" R.I.P
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Re: Got one! Bx 17 TZD Estate

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Welcome to the mad house of BX ownership. (I mean BX club :) ).

That colour of green is a nice one, especially on a BX. Before I got mine I was thinking of getting a green one, but out of the two I looked at, the one I bought was a better car.
1992 Citroën BX 1.9 Diesel Meteor 4x4 - The Project.

1992 Citroën BX 1.9 TXD (with GTI engine; Mulleys old car) - Parts car.

2004 Citroën Xsara Desire. (Now gone).

2016 Ford Focus Zetec - Daily Driver. (Absolute bone shaker).
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Now the hunt is on for TZD wheel trims, good luck bud.

Andy