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Bx shell

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Anyone know of a bx being broken where I can cut out a good offside rear axle mount that isn't rusty?
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Try Eathan (in Telford) - he's been breaking a BX, but might have been cleared by now.
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Wasn't that one scrapped for rust issues?
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One of our esteemed members recently took an A post section from a BX at Albert Looms in Derby, maybe worth a phone call

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Good shout.. I'll do that.
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I've rang them today and they still have the bx, does anyone know of the car, or know if it has suffered any rust issues? Before I commit to the 150 mile round trip
Would really like to know condition of rear axle mounts.
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Re: Bx shell

Post by Jaba »

That might have been Vanny who took the the A pillar. Try PMing him.

Whilst it is usually obvious if the mounts are rotten its difficult to assess the rear mounts without dropping the subframe. I don't imagine that was done.
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Post by Vanny »

I have to confess, I didnt really route through the car. It was pretty normal for it's age, rust in all the obvious places. The shell has been in the yard since at least 2018 and is rather picked over. Little interior and rather wet. You might get lucky. Maybe.