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Another BX Added to the Fleet

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Well tonight thanks to Tim Leech, Sue and I became the proud owners of the stunning 23,000 mile BX TXS Auto.

Poor old Elf has been experiencing a suspension problem that i've not managed to get to the bottom of and it just felt like the right time to sort something else out for her.
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:cry: Well as its sat doing nowt you may aswell have the use of it lol At least I can visit on weekends and its in good hands.

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Does that mean your "naughty" valver is now you ONLY BX, Tim? :shock:

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:shock: Yes and thats broke as is the Xantia, I may have to come to the CCC in a certain german car! :shock: But it will be a brand new so better than nowt.
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You could always get the bus Tim, it'd be less embarrassing :lol:
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Or use a renault, actually I would rather take the bus.

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Post by Philip Chidlow »

And you told me not to get rid of my TGS! Well, Tim, when a car has to go it has to go.

Ian will look after it...


...Especially after the rather 'oops' ELF incident :lol: :wink:
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tim leech wrote::shock: Yes and thats broke as is the Xantia, I may have to come to the CCC in a certain german car!
Is the SD1 not up to it either then? :? :roll:
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tim leech wrote:Or use a renault, actually I would rather take the bus.
Wouldn't bother me if I owned a Renault, at least it would get me there!
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Way2go wrote:
tim leech wrote::shock: Yes and thats broke as is the Xantia, I may have to come to the CCC in a certain german car!
Is the SD1 not up to it either then? :? :roll:
It would get me there no questions, its the most reliable car ive ever owned, just that at 20mpg on a good day for it to sit in a field is a bit pointless, and if I can use a Citroen I will.

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tim leech wrote: It would get me there no questions, its the most reliable car ive ever owned, just that at 20mpg on a good day for it to sit in a field is a bit pointless, and if I can use a Citroen I will.
Now I'm really puzzled. :? :? :? If its pointless in taking it to a meeting of car enthusiasts , what is the point of having it? OK the accent may be on Citroen but you will have some possibly interesting conversations as a result of taking it.
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Post by Philip Chidlow »

I thought the same. You're not keeping a museum, Tim, after all. Cars should be enjoyed and rare ones displayed in appropriate environments, of course - like a car show :D

Don't be afraid to use it - otherwise why keep it?
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Whilst I agree fully about cars being actually used and driven, I can well understand Tims concerns about making a fairly long trip in a car which only does 20 mpg! Fuel costs these days are a major factor in selecting a particular car for a journey!

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Which is why the 2CVers have got it made, even if they thrash the car! If only the GSA was quite so thrifty...

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mountainmanUK wrote:Whilst I agree fully about cars being actually used and driven, I can well understand Tims concerns about making a fairly long trip in a car which only does 20 mpg! Fuel costs these days are a major factor in selecting a particular car for a journey!
MPG figures on a Petrol BX are not wonderful anyway. :cry: Although I did get 36mpg over a 400 mile journey recently. :D Mixed local journeys probably return about 28-30 so I wouldn't think Tims 20mpg would be a big problem just across the midlands. :)
I guess you're thinking in terms of your oil burner? :wink:
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