Talking B____X

Tell us about life with your BX, or indeed life in general!
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Re: Talking B____X

Post by citsncycles » Fri Jun 01, 2012 11:41 am

Yes, but if one decision made by PSA in the late 70's had been different the Espace could well have ended up in Citroen showrooms alongside the BX. As they're composite bodies on a separate chassis, they could have quite easily ended up with many BX styling features.
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Re: Talking B____X

Post by Philip Chidlow » Sun Jun 17, 2012 6:28 pm

Father's Day - I woke up by my youngest with a bit of touching observation:

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Post by mds141 » Sun Jun 17, 2012 7:06 pm

Awwww. =D>
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1989 BX GTi 16 valve. Blanc Alpine. Completed the Citroen Classic Challenge Ecosse and 1337 miles without a hitch.
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Post by Tim Leech » Sun Jun 17, 2012 7:12 pm

Its so much more personal if they make it, bless Phoebe! Not sure about the green hair but the BX looks great, even has the covered rear arches too..
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Post by mds141 » Sun Jun 17, 2012 7:55 pm

If Phoebe starts saving her pocket money now, when she passes her driving test, she might have enough for the insurance!! :o
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1989 BX GTi 16 valve. Blanc Alpine. Completed the Citroen Classic Challenge Ecosse and 1337 miles without a hitch.
2000 XM VSX 2.1 td Auto. Rouge Magenta.
TGD saloon many years ago.

1990 Swift 'Corniche' 12/2 aka BXClub HQ.
Honda Firestorm. Gone, but not forgotten.
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Post by Philip Chidlow » Thu Jun 28, 2012 3:14 pm

Rinsed dust off the two 'other' cars in the family. Saving the BX for a good Sunday session...

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The Pug bus comes up alright. The interior's pretty good considering the car's 138,000 miles and 17 years of age... If it's lucky it'll stay in the family for more than a few months! ;)

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Post by Tim Leech » Thu Jun 28, 2012 3:40 pm

Smart looking bus that Phil!, matches the Fiesta!
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Re: Talking B____X

Post by Philip Chidlow » Thu Jun 28, 2012 3:53 pm

Roverman wrote:Smart looking bus that Phil!, matches the Fiesta!
Yes - quite by accident :) Shame the bus isn't a Citroën but in general these things are looked after/abused - IME 806's are the least abused, the Synergies the most. A well spec'd, good condition Synergie TD is a rare beast.
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Post by mds141 » Thu Jun 28, 2012 4:07 pm

Just buy some Citroen Synergie badges from your local main stealer. Polished up well though Phil. What polish do you use, not Liz's mr sheen!
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1989 BX GTi 16 valve. Blanc Alpine. Completed the Citroen Classic Challenge Ecosse and 1337 miles without a hitch.
2000 XM VSX 2.1 td Auto. Rouge Magenta.
TGD saloon many years ago.

1990 Swift 'Corniche' 12/2 aka BXClub HQ.
Honda Firestorm. Gone, but not forgotten.
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Post by Philip Chidlow » Thu Jun 28, 2012 4:18 pm

Lol! I just washed the bus off and dried it with a towel. then applied Turtlewax's Waterless Wash & Shine (easy and quick fix ;) ). I did use coloured T-Cut on the bonnet though as that was a bit lacking in finish.
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Re: Talking B____X

Post by docchevron » Fri Jun 29, 2012 1:08 am

if you do get bored of the Pug, I could sell you a slightly bigger bus! ;)
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Post by Mickey taker » Fri Jun 29, 2012 8:43 am

I like the 806, one of the mums at school has the roland garros one with the leather interior in that lovely metallic green, your one in maroon looks relly nice Phil
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Re: Talking B____X

Post by Philip Chidlow » Sun Jul 01, 2012 6:47 pm

Had a fabulous day at Maldon Classic Car Show. Sneaked into Quest's area in the BX... free parking and a ringside seat for the excellent Rockabilly band there.

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Have been offered an extended test drive for next weekend (Beaulieu) in a DS5 Hybrid. Oooh. This particular one:

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Post by Mike E (uk) » Sun Jul 01, 2012 8:18 pm

Shame,as no doubt you will be taking the BX to the show next weekend!

Perhaps you could prospone the test drive until another time.
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Re: Talking B____X

Post by mds141 » Sun Jul 01, 2012 8:36 pm

Philip Chidlow wrote:Had a fabulous day at Maldon Classic Car Show. Sneaked into Quest's area in the BX... free parking and a ringside seat for the excellent Rockabilly band there.

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Have been offered an extended test drive for next weekend (Beaulieu) in a DS5 Hybrid. Oooh. This particular one:

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Not too shabby for a freebie!!
Mark Smith

Is it just me or is everything shit?

1989 BX GTi 16 valve. Blanc Alpine. Completed the Citroen Classic Challenge Ecosse and 1337 miles without a hitch.
2000 XM VSX 2.1 td Auto. Rouge Magenta.
TGD saloon many years ago.

1990 Swift 'Corniche' 12/2 aka BXClub HQ.
Honda Firestorm. Gone, but not forgotten.
2015 Triumph Tiger Explorer XC.