TIMS BX BLOG

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Re: TIMS BX BLOG

Post by bxzx16v » Wed May 23, 2012 10:20 pm

A great selection Tim !

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Post by Tim Leech » Fri May 25, 2012 5:19 pm

Im feeling sad, my trusty TZD goes off to pastures new tomorrow, I need the cash though and I did buy it purely for the Challenge, so it goes on to its new owner in all its challenge regalia! mechanically its spot on, the bodys tidy and the rusty bits arent too rusty now.
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Re: TIMS BX BLOG

Post by Tim Leech » Fri May 25, 2012 10:49 pm

From this.....

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to this

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1963 VW BEETLE 1200
1985 BX 19GT Mk1
1991 BX 19TZI Auto A/C
1994 Xantia 1.8i SX
1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL
1979 Rover SD1 V8-S
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Re: TIMS BX BLOG

Post by Paul296 » Sat May 26, 2012 12:11 am

Roverman wrote:Im feeling sad, my trusty TZD goes off to pastures new tomorrow, I need the cash though and I did buy it purely for the Challenge, so it goes on to its new owner in all its challenge regalia! mechanically its spot on, the bodys tidy and the rusty bits arent too rusty now.


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Re: TIMS BX BLOG

Post by Tim Leech » Sat May 26, 2012 12:20 am

Paul you know me so well.....
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Re: TIMS BX BLOG

Post by Paul296 » Sat May 26, 2012 12:35 am

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Help yourself matey! I'd be gutted! :D :D

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Re: TIMS BX BLOG

Post by Mickey taker » Sat May 26, 2012 12:36 am

oh and I thought Paul had found out you like dressing up as a nun Tim [-o<
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Re: TIMS BX BLOG

Post by Tim Leech » Sat May 26, 2012 12:40 am

Erm no, just that julies a bit of an icon in certain circles!
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Post by Mickey taker » Sat May 26, 2012 9:58 am

believe it or not, my wifes maiden name was Julie Andrews.

Tim you have forgotten to include THE trs auto in your list.
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Re: TIMS BX BLOG

Post by saintjamesy89 » Sat May 26, 2012 10:25 am

Mickey taker wrote:believe it or not, my wifes maiden name was Julie Andrews.

Tim you have forgotten to include THE trs auto in your list.
TZI :roll:
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Re: TIMS BX BLOG

Post by mds141 » Sat May 26, 2012 1:33 pm

Paul296 wrote:
Roverman wrote:Im feeling sad, my trusty TZD goes off to pastures new tomorrow, I need the cash though and I did buy it purely for the Challenge, so it goes on to its new owner in all its challenge regalia! mechanically its spot on, the bodys tidy and the rusty bits arent too rusty now.

Reminds me of travelling through the alpine regions on the challenge when Mat broke into a superb rendition of " the hills are alive" over the airwaves on the C.B. radio, surely a highlight of the challenge. Well apart from "ugga bugga"!! :D
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Re: TIMS BX BLOG

Post by Tim Leech » Sat May 26, 2012 1:39 pm

Ive had two TRS auto, one mk1 and one mk2, both now scrapped sadly due to rampant rust.
1963 VW BEETLE 1200
1985 BX 19GT Mk1
1991 BX 19TZI Auto A/C
1994 Xantia 1.8i SX
1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL
1979 Rover SD1 V8-S
1980 Morris Marina 1.7HL
2002 Rover 75 CDTi Connossieur SE AUTO Nav
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1980 Morris Marina 1.7HL DBV468W
1985 CITROEN BX 19GT C1TBX
1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C BXi 19
1994 CITROEN XANTIA 1.8 SXi M908HRY
2002 Rover 75 CDT Connossieur SE Nav Auto R40TSL
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL L33CHT
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Re: TIMS BX BLOG

Post by Tim Leech » Tue May 29, 2012 2:41 pm

Well the Jubilee allows me two days to fiddle with the DTR ready for the MOT, once its roadlegal I will get the new quarter panel fitted and the rest of the paintwork done ready for the ICCCCCCRRRRRR
1963 VW BEETLE 1200
1985 BX 19GT Mk1
1991 BX 19TZI Auto A/C
1994 Xantia 1.8i SX
1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL
1979 Rover SD1 V8-S
1980 Morris Marina 1.7HL
2002 Rover 75 CDTi Connossieur SE AUTO Nav
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Re: TIMS BX BLOG

Post by Paul296 » Tue May 29, 2012 2:59 pm

I knew that bloody Jubilee mullarky must be good for something! :D

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Re: TIMS BX BLOG

Post by Mickey taker » Tue May 29, 2012 4:16 pm

Im going away for the jubilee, but I have just heard that on July 9th they are closing the A5 at Dunstable from 6.30 am until 10.15 because some twat wants to run along the road holding a firey torch.
That part of the A5 is always very busy on a Monday morning and if theres any problems on the M1 guess where all the traffic go's.
Last time there was a crash on the M1 it took me 1 hour and 45 minutes to travel 16 miles to get the kids to school :twisted:
1991 BX Meteor 1.6

light travels faster than sound, thats why you look intelligent and then you spoil it all by opening your mouth !!!!!