16V Black 1990

Tell us about BXs you have spotted on the road, or BXs/parts spotted for sale including eBay finds.
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docchevron1472 wrote:Ok, they all rot, and I've said before, you'll find rot on ANY BX you look at if you look in the right places, but the G and H reg valvers do seem to rust more.
I can vouch for that one. :D

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As can I, my H reg was / currentley still is as ripe as a pear.

Yet my 500,000 F reg is still amazingly rot free, despite years of abuse and spending much of it's time covered in mud and cow sh!t.

BTW, I've sent a PM Phil.
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PM received and excitedly replied to...

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My E plate 19TRS which is battered and abused is rust free underneath also, the only work its had done is have the drivers door hinge welded.

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I do wonder if they changed metal suppliers at some point?
It seems (and remember I've chopped about a HUGE number of BX's) that early cars and later cars faired much better in the rust stakes, but G and H reg and early J reg cars seem to be much more prone to tin worm...

Same as the XUD lumps, from about 1990 for a couple of years the alloy heads seemed to be made from crapite.
Odd.

PM got Phil, I've put my mate in the know!
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I completley cleaned the underside of my 16v 4 years ago to find suprisingly it was mint so it was undersealed and kept that way and the blue gti is even better

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everytime it goes for mot the testers always comment on how mint it is underneath
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Rob who bought my Le-mans seats has bought this car. He did say he was watching it carefully..

So assuming he completes the sale, we know this one will live on.
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