What did you do with your BX today ?

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Re: What did you do with your BX today ?

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I just looked at mine today still up on blocks of wood, and all sorts of junk slowly being piled up on the roof and bonnet and dust so thick you can barely see thru the windows, I shook my head, switched the lights off and shut the garage door.
Still, the spiders seem quite at home inside the car.
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Re: What did you do with your BX today ?

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Just had a quick sit inside and turned on the Atlanta SQR 47 to have a quick blast of Menswear Nuisance, sounds so much better in cassette.

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Re: What did you do with your BX today ?

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Dave_16v wrote:
Fri Apr 09, 2021 12:29 pm
Just had a quick sit inside and turned on the Atlanta SQR 47 to have a quick blast of Menswear Nuisance, sounds so much better in cassette.

I hear the love of cassette


My current blue point player has no power.
Hope to fix it, or replace like for like. With a hidden Bluetooth unit for my phone.
BX Meteor. Sub 20000 miles. Very Original.

ToDo list.

1. Get cam bet etc replaced etc
Have a GnT
2. G̶e̶t̶ ̶t̶h̶e̶ ̶r̶a̶d̶i̶o̶ ̶t̶o̶ ̶w̶o̶r̶k̶.̶ ̶
Have a GnT
3. Adjust the clutch
Have a GnT
4. Clean LHM tank then a complete flush
Have a GnT
5. Wash, clay bar then ceramic coat paintwork.
Have a GnT

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Re: What did you do with your BX today ?

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I cleared all the crap off mine, Inc 1 r/c aeroplane, 3 old pictures. 1 old printer, 3 sets of car mats, a sledge, some underlay and the parcel shelf.
Lots of new scratches as well.
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Re: What did you do with your BX today ?

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rutter123 wrote:
Fri Apr 09, 2021 4:38 pm
I cleared all the crap off mine, Inc 1 r/c aeroplane, 3 old pictures. 1 old printer, 3 sets of car mats, a sledge, some underlay and the parcel shelf.
Lots of new scratches as well.
Are you... me?

Wait, no you're not mine is still under a mountain of things. :roll:
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Re: What did you do with your BX today ?

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Removed the broken windscreen spray bar and installed the Mercedes screen wash block.

Much improved screen clean.
BX Meteor. Sub 20000 miles. Very Original.

ToDo list.

1. Get cam bet etc replaced etc
Have a GnT
2. G̶e̶t̶ ̶t̶h̶e̶ ̶r̶a̶d̶i̶o̶ ̶t̶o̶ ̶w̶o̶r̶k̶.̶ ̶
Have a GnT
3. Adjust the clutch
Have a GnT
4. Clean LHM tank then a complete flush
Have a GnT
5. Wash, clay bar then ceramic coat paintwork.
Have a GnT

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Re: What did you do with your BX today ?

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Had the DTR for a run to derby to see a mate for a socially distanced Tea and meet his new puppy.

Still need to replace the O/S rack gaiter.....
Lots of Motors, mostly semi broken....

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Left it getting a 'rinse' in the steady rain.
Tomorrow morning: Covid jab #1 \:D/, and collect the A/C O-rings* from Citroen.
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Re: What did you do with your BX today ?

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Fixed the blue point radio - power disconnected !!

Wiped down with some LHM. The front struts inside the gator. Apparently this stops the juddering when going up or down. Worked a treat.
BX Meteor. Sub 20000 miles. Very Original.

ToDo list.

1. Get cam bet etc replaced etc
Have a GnT
2. G̶e̶t̶ ̶t̶h̶e̶ ̶r̶a̶d̶i̶o̶ ̶t̶o̶ ̶w̶o̶r̶k̶.̶ ̶
Have a GnT
3. Adjust the clutch
Have a GnT
4. Clean LHM tank then a complete flush
Have a GnT
5. Wash, clay bar then ceramic coat paintwork.
Have a GnT

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Re: What did you do with your BX today ?

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I momentarily had visions there of the poor old radio getting the LHM treatment :shock: :shock: !
Some regular road use and a few Citrobics should keep the front struts creak-free, as they will be self-lubricating.

BX today just rested. Rain stopped, now 22°C and sunny.
Friday productive: Pfizer jab, and lots of O-rings.

Hell, I always swore I'd never go anywhere near F*c*b**k. [-X
This thread has a lot to answer for.
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Re: What did you do with your BX today ?

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It’s had plenty of citrobics whilst parked up. . The manual lube defiantly helped the radio !!.
Am not driving it at the moment. As I am unsure of cam belt history. Hoping to catch up with Kitch soon as he is replacing my cam belt etc.
BX Meteor. Sub 20000 miles. Very Original.

ToDo list.

1. Get cam bet etc replaced etc
Have a GnT
2. G̶e̶t̶ ̶t̶h̶e̶ ̶r̶a̶d̶i̶o̶ ̶t̶o̶ ̶w̶o̶r̶k̶.̶ ̶
Have a GnT
3. Adjust the clutch
Have a GnT
4. Clean LHM tank then a complete flush
Have a GnT
5. Wash, clay bar then ceramic coat paintwork.
Have a GnT

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I charged the battery, cleared out the boot and fitted a small wooden trim, sprayed black, to stop the parcel shelf from trying to descend into the boot space. Checked the oil and water. I still need to have a look underneath before I challenge the local garage with an MOT.
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Cut and shaped 6 pieces of steel sheet ready for welding the o/s sill, chassis rail and axle mounting.
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Drove 400 miles to SW England and back. Smiles all round!
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Re: What did you do with your BX today ?

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Booked in for a cam belt, pump and tensioner replacement. Plus a quick once over the auto choke etc


Can wait to be able to drive it whenever I like when the belt is changed.
BX Meteor. Sub 20000 miles. Very Original.

ToDo list.

1. Get cam bet etc replaced etc
Have a GnT
2. G̶e̶t̶ ̶t̶h̶e̶ ̶r̶a̶d̶i̶o̶ ̶t̶o̶ ̶w̶o̶r̶k̶.̶ ̶
Have a GnT
3. Adjust the clutch
Have a GnT
4. Clean LHM tank then a complete flush
Have a GnT
5. Wash, clay bar then ceramic coat paintwork.
Have a GnT