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Went to view one of my other car childhood memories today in Blackburn! I had a two Marinas back in the early 90's, one rotted away and the other I wrote off in black ice so I fancied another.

Rot in both sills, tons of filler in the rear arches, mouldy carpets and no Mot plus a rubbish paint job put me off, it wasn't bad value but I could buy a very nice BX instead or more sensibly use the cash to smarten up the other two, the GT is 30 years old this year and could do with a few jobs sorting, the sunroof for one and the regulator for another.
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Thats telling you what you should do then Tim, no messing about with another until your gooduns are made really good!!

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Tim Leech wrote:I forgot to mention :oops: ...Michael and I got engaged on Christmas Day, we plan to have a civil partnership in the nearish future, it will be a low key affair as I'm not one for flag waving but we are excited, the last two years have been great, with a few ups and downs but who doesn't!
Congratulations to both of you! Doesn't need to be a 'big' day, it's whatever the couple themselves want that's important IMO, without feeling pressurised into a huge celebration (as I've seen) by the rest of the family.
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Michael and I are both of the same opinion that spending a ton of cash is pointless, the next day it will be business as usual except we will have the same surname and he can boss me around even more!

A few close friends and immediate family for the ceremony which won't be a religious affair as neither of us are that way inclined and then possibly a party afterwards is probably the way we will go.
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Tim Spencer will take some getting used to. :-)
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Lol not really as I'm just Tim to everyone.
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For those of you who read the Citroenian Februarys Bxclusive will be my last for a wee while, I've been doing it for 5 years and lack of time and enthusiasm has made me decide to stand back.

My replacement is someone well known to the club and I hope you give him your full support and send him lots of stuff to publish.
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Tim Leech wrote:For those of you who read the Citroenian Februarys Bxclusive will be my last for a wee while, I've been doing it for 5 years and lack of time and enthusiasm has made me decide to stand back.

My replacement is someone well known to the club and I hope you give him your full support and send him lots of stuff to publish.

Who is it? I'll send him some stuff. 8)

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Some paint and decorator? chap with a tatty Hurricane I'm told.... :lol:
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Thank you Tim for your work on the BXclusive and well done Paul on taking over (that's if you are the chap with the tatty Hurricane :wink: ).
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Gary wrote:Thank you Tim for your work on the BXclusive and well done Paul on taking over (that's if you are the chap with the tatty Hurricane ).
'Tatty' indeed! That's Leech crossed of my Christmas card list :) Yes, it is me actually Gary; fancy doing an article on your 'tatty' Meteor? 8)

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This could be the heading of your opening article , You and your tatty BX's
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No worries guys, it's au revoir not good bye.
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Sorry to see that you feel that it is time to move on Tim. You are one of the permanent fixtures in BXland.

BTW that Hurricane is not tatty at all as its nearly as good as mine :oops:
The Joy of BX with just one Citroën BX to my name now. Will I sing Bye Bye to my GTI or will it be Till death us do part.

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I'm going nowhere john, I shall be still attending shows and visiting the forum regularly and slowly improving the TZI.
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