BX Project

Tell us about life with your BX, or indeed life in general!
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Citroën BX – XPO – Welding Repair of the Scuttle Pt2

At last, the final scuttle repair can begin. This seems like a simple piece to weld in, but for the next panel to align, it needs to be neat.


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https://bxproject.co.uk/blog/citroen-bx ... t2-repair/
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Citroën BX – XPO – Donor Panel A-Pillar Repair - Eps20

In this article, I tackle an inner A-pillar repair to the donor body panel. Now the Mega Shed is built, I can plough on with the XPO project.

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https://bxproject.co.uk/blog/citroen-bx ... ar-repair/
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Citroën BX - How To - Door Pillar Repair

Legend has it, that BX doors regularly fall off. They don't, but it's often close. Let's tackle a Citroen BX door pillar repair, and keep that door firmly fixed to the car!

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https://bxproject.co.uk/blog/citroen-bx ... ar-repair/
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Another great write up and skilfully done repair
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Thank Panky, I can't say I'm 100% happy with it as it was a tad rushed. It reportedly wouldn't fit quite right at the other end either, which is annoying as it fit the panel I took it off just fine. Never mind, practice makes perfect!
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Your work was fine Mr 27 just had a bent BX :wink:
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I’m in awe of the sheer amount of skill to do this!
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Citroen BX - FotU 2022 Prep - Fuel Leak

Before I set off to this year's Festival of the Unexceptional, I wanted to trace a fluid leak near the engine. But first, the Citroen BX had a rather major fuel leak! Amazed I even made it.

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One year you'll get there without any drama..... good to see you Vanny though!
Lots of Motors, mostly semi broken....
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Tim Leech wrote: Mon Aug 01, 2022 10:40 am One year you'll get there without any drama..... good to see you Vanny though!
Oh, this was nothing compared to what happened next!
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Citroën BX - FotU 2022 Prep - More Leaks

SPOILER ALERT - I did make it to #FotU last weekend, but it was very touch and go. By 7pm on the Friday before the engine bay content was all over the drive. Enjoy this tale of, erm, miss adventure . . .

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https://bxproject.co.uk/blog/citroen-bx ... ore-leaks/
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Car Show - FotU 2022 - My Highlights

After weeks of turmoil with the BX, I wondered if it would even make it to FotU 22. But it did, and the festival was fantastic. After a few weeks' delay, finally, I can regale you with my show experience!

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Some awesome content here Vanny, a superblog!
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saintjamesy89 wrote: Mon Aug 29, 2022 9:42 am Some awesome content here Vanny, a superblog!
Cheers, it's probably too many words for most people, but makes a very nice change from mind-numbing technical reports.

I've been following your blogged adventures too, sounds like a lot of work going on!
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Just got around to reading your report, good work and brought back memories of C&T Garage and MOT failures :D
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