Back to BX ownership - and my first petrol

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Back to BX ownership - and my first petrol

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So I picked up this little peach of a BX at the weekend 23k miles from new and only one owner!

Really impressed with how it gets down the road for a little 1.4. And absolutely no luxuries being a 14E

Will do the cam belt and water pump first then see if the garage marks can be sorted!
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Re: Back to BX ownership - and my first petrol

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Lovelly! I was really impressed by both my suitcase and TU engined BX's. Both happily did hundreds of miles in a day when called for and without any hassle or feeling laggy on the motorway. The TU was certainly perkier but the suitcase was pretty good too
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Looking rather nice, and only 23k miles!
Amazing.
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Great fun 14's, my 1st bx mk1 14re with rattly old suitcase engine and a 4 sp box I recall, think we parted company early 90s with circa 140k's, a knackered clutch, very leaky engine and hyd pump failure, so off it went to join several other bx's at the local scrapyard, think £45 was the scrap value.
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Nice, one of the first with the TU engine over the old lay back Peugeot engine, very rare indeed, interesting its lost its Leader Decals at some time?
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Re: Back to BX ownership - and my first petrol

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Tim Leech wrote:
Mon Sep 28, 2020 5:10 pm
Nice, one of the first with the TU engine over the old lay back Peugeot engine, very rare indeed, interesting its lost its Leader Decals at some time?
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It never had them, checked back with original owner and it never had all its decals so wondering what happened there, I’ve found a company who make them so think I’ll order a new set at some point so she’s all at spec
Ed Beech - Bussell

1989 14E Leader
1985 2cv6 Special
1985 Volkswagen Transporter Camper
1995 Land Rover Defender 110
1992 Cavalier GSI 2000 4x4
2012 Audi A5 Cabriolet