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Tell us about life with your BX, or indeed life in general!
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Tim Leech
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Post by Tim Leech » Tue Aug 31, 2010 9:24 pm

Not at Stratford????????? :(
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Post by Philip Chidlow » Tue Aug 31, 2010 11:02 pm

Sadly not, Tim.
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Post by docchevron » Wed Sep 01, 2010 2:30 am

mat_fenwick wrote:Oh, a nice pair is always aesthetically pleasing, but I thought we were talking about a floodlight :wink:
Like you did whilst I was having a pee a couple of years back?

No worries Phil, give us a nod and I'll post it over / get it to you somehow etc etc..

But, why on earth are not at Stratty? Last proper event of the year, you can't not be there!
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Post by Philip Chidlow » Wed Sep 01, 2010 9:49 am

Ta, Chris.

OK, when is Stratford.... and where exactly?
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Post by Vanny » Wed Sep 01, 2010 10:34 am

Weekend of the 12th, and its in Paris :lol:

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Post by Philip Chidlow » Wed Sep 01, 2010 10:38 am

Prompted by a brief exchange via PM with Vanny, I pondered:
I am surprised that nobody with a sorted 16v (or even 8v or Sport) has created a lookalike/wannabe BX4TC (homogolisation streetcar as opposed to the full blown gp. B). I'd love to do one. With all the lighting along the front, suitable paint job, an additional rear spoiler (although that could be too much!), a suite of 1986 gp. B-esque graphics, white multi-spoke 15" alloys, a couple of extra dials on the dash and a functional black interior and so on. Ideally a none sunroof car, but even then white half-tone film over the glass would help....

Or would it really be too cheesy?


What do you lot think?

Food for thought...

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Post by electrokid » Wed Sep 01, 2010 10:46 am

It's just the instrument pod that looks cheesy...






But I still like it ! :oops:
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Post by Philip Chidlow » Wed Sep 01, 2010 10:51 am

Vanny wrote:Weekend of the 12th, and its in Paris :lol:
Ha! :roll: :D Where, in Stratford?

Actually, can't make the 12th at all. Sorry.
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Post by Vanny » Wed Sep 01, 2010 12:47 pm

It's on the race course Phil, in the middle.

You know the actual race car interior/ dash looked nothing like that? Its a true bodge it together in a hurry dash on the works car, looks horrendous.

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Post by Philip Chidlow » Wed Sep 01, 2010 1:17 pm

Here's a shot I took of the cockpit of a BX4TC road car that was at Lurcy-Levis in 2008.

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Post by docchevron » Wed Sep 01, 2010 1:22 pm

Philip Chidlow wrote: Actually, can't make the 12th at all. Sorry.
what sort of excuse is that?
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Post by Philip Chidlow » Wed Sep 01, 2010 1:26 pm

It's geographical and physical. I can't be in two different places* at the same time. Next time, hopefully :cry:

*I am supposed to be in Brighton that weekend (Speed Trials etc.)
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Post by electrokid » Wed Sep 01, 2010 2:26 pm

the cockpit of a BX4TC road car
Nah - still cheesy :-)

If I had one I'd still fit it though :-)
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Post by Philip Chidlow » Thu Sep 02, 2010 2:32 pm

For those not a friend of mine of Facebook :D


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Tim Leech
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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
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL L33CHT
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Post by Tim Leech » Thu Sep 02, 2010 4:03 pm

hmm very much a late GT dash and some veglia dials. quite like it though!
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
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR