Tempting GTi?

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Philip Chidlow
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Tempting GTi?

Post by Philip Chidlow »

No offence Tim! But seriously this seems a nice example - assuming you can fix the body and want to fork out on a respray. Not worth too much in its current form, but has potential. Rust mentioned - wonder how much is hiding in the wings so to speak. Would need a careful look.

So all in all, Tim's rot-free example might well be a better bet after all :D


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Spooky, my parents had a light blue 16RS reg no F239 MJH.... Truro's a bit far from me just for a conincidental reg no though. And it's not a 16V....
I NEED a BX TD.

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Philip chidlow wrote:No offence Tim! But seriously this seems a nice example - assuming you can fix the body and want to fork out on a respray. Not worth too much in its current form, but has potential. Rust mentioned - wonder how much is hiding in the wings so to speak. Would need a careful look.

So all in all, Tim's rot-free example might well be a better bet after all :D


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Nice looking car phil, but I would rather have a rust free car and do the oily bits, my car has gone to a new home Phil and another BX project is looming! :wink:

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Post by Philip Chidlow »

Yes, rust is the killer.

So, Tim... new project???
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But how do really know that Tim's had no rust?
Theres plenty of places they can rot and keep it well hidden.
How well was it really checked underneath?

What I'm saying is, a BX is an old car now, they can and do rust, and I bet even the best shiniest example you could find will have rust in it somewhere.

So, what is the new project? a 4TC?
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Far too many BX's, a bus, an ambulance a few trucks, not enough time and never enough cash...

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I thoroughly inspected it mate when it was on the ramp having the MOT, I lifted the boot carpet etc aswell and so evidence at all, our MOT tester is renowned for using a small rubber mallet on any suspect area and it passed that test lol The a pillars are perfect as are the inner wings.

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Bet I could find some rust somewhere!

Your valver has a ticket, and thats as ripe as a pear..

I've had loads of BX's that had MoT's that should never EVER have been allowed anywhere near a road.

I'm not saying that the GTi you had was a dog. I haven't seen it, what I am saying is that ANY car of that age will never be "as new" and therefore the general expectations of any purchaser should take into account he fact they are buying an old car.
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I have described the car to the guy with its faults and weeknesses, hes had a couple of them before, and knows for what hes paying it wont be mint by any means and will need some minor fettling.

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Hows your foot Doc and did u still want to my car when your better, its MOT is due in a few days so need to decide to store it away or get in with repairing it

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MR. LEECH!
Hello in there....

knock knock....

HELLO.......





Do you never read PM's??

Read your PM's......

ARGH!

Er, YES, I should crack on with it son.





As it goes my foot has now reached that stage of itching all the f%^king time, so much so I'm tempted to chew it off, but thats not important right now.




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DOC AS I SAID BEFORE MATE, I HAVENT HAD A PM FROM YOU, NOT ONE, NIL, NOWT, ZILCH, NADA, NUFFIN BIG FAT ZERO, so somethings gone astray! Can you check in your outbox or sent box to see if they are there and resend!

Many thankies :D