Stuart's 1986 BX 16 TRS Auto - Snoopy, the Beige Beauty

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Stuart's 1986 BX 16 TRS Auto - Snoopy, the Beige Beauty

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I'd been trying to prise this car out of Chris Salter's hands for months when finally it just dropped into my lap. Not literally, obviously.

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Lovely looking car that Stuart.
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A real beaut. :mrgreen:
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awsome car that stuart, i do have a soft spot for the mk1 bx....... just not the room :cry:
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You could always get rid of the RS Turbo to make room... :D :D :D

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80s mk1 Lovelyness! :D

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Great. I really like that dashboard with drum speedo, a great 80s design 8)
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It's not BEIGE........it's IVORY!!! :lol: (but it's still a beauty!)

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mat_fenwick wrote:You could always get rid of the RS Turbo to make room... :D :D :D
ha ha :D cant sell the rst as its a minter so i want to hang on to it. Its only had 2 previous owners from new which both i know. plus id miss the sound of the dumpvalve :roll: .
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bx16v p2 k reg red
bx16v p2 j reg green
bx gti 8v h reg blue
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That's soon overcome Rob. All you need is one of though stupid Barryboy's type accessories from eBay that make a dump valve sound. They sound so wonderful and authentic on old Novas, Saxos and Corsa that everyone would think your Mk1 BX was a 24V turbo. Or perhaps not. :D
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mountainmanUK wrote:It's not BEIGE........it's IVORY!!! :lol: (but it's still a beauty!)
Agreed on both counts....My '84 16RS in "impala" beige was definately much beiger! Magnificent car though (Auto too....My Rover has made me very lazy!), I'm very jealous! :wink:
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Baz your a bit behind the times my freind, this car is sadly now rather poorly after a RTA.

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That's very sad to hear....Hope nobody was hurt? :(
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Asides some whiplash thankfully not, but its very doubtful snoopy will see the road again :cry:

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Indeed. Resident Engineer Rutherford looked the car over and found bends and twists in the shell pretty much all the way to the front of the car.

My whiplash is much improved, mainly down to my neighbour's hot tub, lots of massage, and a weekend away on a canal boat but my girlfriend is still in a lot of pain. She's just been signed off work for another two weeks.