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Classic Car Weekly have started a series of buying guides for emerging classics..this weeks subject..the Citroen BX!!! :D
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Yeah Keith was asking us what we thought should go in there on the 16v site.
I was a bit dissapointed in honesty, although the initial description at the top of the page was good.
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Right im off to the newsagents!

Thanks Owen!

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Post by DLM »

Just spotted this threadafter starting a new topic about this. Dohh!

It's a fairly even-handed article but my cynical side says it's also another attempt to enlarge the "classic" market, as if it needed enlarging: the BX remains a practical, reliable everyday car, not one to put in a glass case.
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I have a lovely 1/14th model in a glass case! :) Havent I Ian!

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Post by richard »

Because a car is a 'Classic' it does not mean it needs to be kept in a glass case. I have friends who own cars which are more accepted as classics and would never dream of the glass case treatment, they drive their cars at every opperchancity!!!!!!

Would it do the BX any harm to have a 'Hyped' Classic status?

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Post by Ian_Fearn »

tim leech wrote:I have a lovely 1/14th model in a glass case! :) Havent I Ian!
Bloody hell, its a cracking model! You dont see many BX models.

I personally love the BX because of the way you can fit 5 people in it, all their luggage, fix it yourself, its interesting and they drive so well, oh and they feel like a small car when you're throwing them about!

Dont get me wrong i like to keep my BX's in tip top condition but oh my god they get used!
Over and out from me

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Mine dont lol there always being fixed hehe, Im lucky thats mine are kept as playthings, but I used to use have one as a everyday car. A white 1990 16TZS G875WPE, if anyone heres of it let me know!

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Ian_Fearn writes:
"I personally love the BX because of the way you can fit 5 people in it, all their luggage, fix it yourself, its interesting and they drive so well, oh and they feel like a small car when you're throwing them about!"

And there's the really nice people who belong to the fantastic BXClub where you can also get COOKING TIPS :lol: :lol: :lol:
Now that's really BX :P :P