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Worse advert ever?

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http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/1993-CITROEN-BX-1 ... dZViewItem

What a complete waste of time listing it like that.
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What?!
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• 1992 Citroen BX TZD Turbo Hurricane
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I'm amazed he could be arsed to put a picture on the listing.

But it's a good runner, so thats ok then..... :roll:
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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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Sorry I've been so long replying, I've been trawling through all the useful information on the listing about the car :lol:
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Thats on my patch, in fact i think i know the car

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Looks clean and tidy though, worth a punt!

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cavmad wrote:Sorry I've been so long replying, I've been trawling through all the useful information on the listing about the car :lol:
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Must have taken months to read all that spiel Billy!
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tim leech wrote:Looks clean and tidy though, worth a punt!
Why? I could have cleaned up most of the shite cars I've owned Tim but it wouldn't make them any good to drive. Spit and polish mean eff all mate, in fact eBay is testament to that having seen some of the absolute rubbish masquerading as 'good condition' on there.
Let's be honest here the vendor of this particular car has listed it for two reasons, and two reasons only: he either doesn't want to sell it or it's riddled with faults and he thinks by not mentioning anything at all about the car it's up to the winning bidder to find after listing has ended or has asked questions before end of listing. What you need to ask about anyone selling a car so badly is why they didn't describe it properly and will they be completely honest about all faults if you ask them?
For my money this should be kept as well away from as people who have private listings.
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Post by MULLEY »

Could be right their Billy, but who knows?, my TXD had one lousy picture & a pretty miserable description, yet turned out to be excellent.

Need to ask the seller the usual questions to find out if its hiding anything nasty, mind u most people dont know the answers to most of the questions anyway, as they have done no work themselves.....

To be honest, i think these shite descriptions fall into our favour anyway, as it wont go for a lot, so someone will grab a bargain......

Anyone on here going to go for it?

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Amongst other things, no mention of T&T, but it is an L reg hatch which is quite unusual and it has TZD trims on, so someone must've cared for it. 150k miles so it probably need a new clutch, and maybe arm bearings, so defo one for you Mulley :lol:
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Nooooooooooo not rear arm bearings :lol:

So when u sorting mine out :wink:

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pm sent, waiting a reply
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Post by Philip Chidlow »

Reply from my question:

Thanks ..Sorry for the delay in responding.
No buy it now
Citroen BX 19 TXD 1993 (No Turbo)
No Tax. MOT expired March 2007.
Some hydraulic pipes replaced in past 5 years. Both rear suspension cylinders replaced with good S/H spares.
New windscreen Sept 2006. All spheres in good order.
Hydraulics all work and currently no leaks.
Electrics including Windows, Central locking and Sunroof all work.
Interior in good order (Black.
Will need some work to pass an MOT possibly rear and front brake discs Feasible to get to pass test for someone who has time and experience with BX
Also includes Haynes Manuals for BX

WHY NOT PUT THAT INFO IN THE AD? :roll:
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Exactly. He was obviously hoping somebody would buy it from the pictures alone. Waste. Of. Space.
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