Matt H's BX 14TGE

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Post by MULLEY » Thu Nov 27, 2008 7:29 pm

Where did you source the red bumper trim inserts? they do look rather good. I really fancy the silver one's, but can i find any that are a reasonable price, erm no :cry:
2002 C5 2.0 HDI Estate - Remapped - It goes better
2011 Mini Cooper D Clubman - it does over 60mpg
1992 TZD Turbo - SORN - slowly getting there
1991 Gti 16V - Blaze is back on the road since 2008
1990 Gti 8Valve SOLD - looks like it's been scrapped
2002 Mini Cooper S - SOLD - i miss this car
1992 TXD - Scrapped in March 2014

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Post by docchevron » Fri Nov 28, 2008 1:41 am

P2's never had silver bumper inserts.
They were red or black only AFAIK.

They're different inserts to the non valver bumpers mind..

Yes Matt, they look rather fetching!

If they are brand new I'd also be interested in where they came from, especially if they have any more, and in black!
Smokes lots, because enough's enough already!

Far too many BX's, a bus, an ambulance a few trucks, not enough time and never enough cash...

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Post by Jeth » Fri Nov 28, 2008 5:43 am

Im still missing that red stripe from my front bumper.. so i'd like to know aswell :P

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Post by Matt H » Tue Dec 02, 2008 11:55 pm

Sorry if I got your hopes up chaps, I just cleaned and refitted the crusty old red ones... I have never seen new ones.

If you are ever able to find any, I recently discovered that the striping from the doors/bumpers of an MG Maestro fit perfectly... Might be a tad easier to find too.

Took delivery of my side skirts on Monday...

:D :D :D :D

Just have to figure out how to attach them neatly, (Any advise welcome :wink: ) and spray them, and the car will be shaping up nicely.

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Post by mat_fenwick » Wed Dec 03, 2008 12:04 am

Matt H wrote:I recently discovered that the striping from the doors/bumpers of an MG Maestro fit perfectly...
I'll ask my mate whether I can pinch them off his Maestro perhaps?

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1993 1.9 TZD Turbo Estate
1996 3.9 V8 Discovery
1993 VW LT35 campervan
1985 Hyundai Stellar V8
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Post by Matt H » Wed Dec 03, 2008 12:09 am

I'm sure he wouldn't miss 'em :lol:

Give me a good 16v over a Maestro Turbo any day...

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Post by mat_fenwick » Wed Dec 03, 2008 12:15 am

Same here (or a tweaked turbo diesel :oops: ) but each to their own...

I thought I would show a picture as I know there are some forum members who (strangely :wink: ) actually enjoy looking at old BL cars!
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Post by Matt H » Wed Dec 03, 2008 12:55 am

mat_fenwick wrote:I thought I would show a picture as I know there are some forum members who (strangely :wink: ) actually enjoy looking at old BL cars!
Nothing wrong with that... Say hello to my second car (The BX is officially my fourth), for all you BL fans out there :wink:

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Post by Tim Leech » Wed Dec 03, 2008 9:40 am

Matt H wrote:
mat_fenwick wrote:I thought I would show a picture as I know there are some forum members who (strangely :wink: ) actually enjoy looking at old BL cars!
Nothing wrong with that... Say hello to my second car (The BX is officially my fourth), for all you BL fans out there :wink:

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Let me guess, 23000 miles, one lady owner and its an auto? 8) As you know Matt I love old BL shite! and its a VDP with fake wood and vulgalour seats!
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

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Post by Way2go » Wed Dec 03, 2008 1:46 pm

Roverman wrote:As you know Matt I love old BL shite! and its a VDP with fake wood and vulgalour seats!
:shock: That must be car salesman speak in 'trade in mode' as I don't think it will close the sale on your new motors. :lol: :wink:
1991 BX19GTi Auto

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1979 Rover SD1 3.5 V8-S TSL 982
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 » Wed Dec 03, 2008 3:14 pm

And its finished in jewish racing gold aswell, with a bedet, 'roys, spaztronic gearbox, and a "lid" but sadly no skin or wind. I wouldnt give more than a "daughter" for it, ir if its really nice maybe a "monkey" :wink:

Matt tell me whats the rent and ticket like on it?
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

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Post by MULLEY » Wed Dec 03, 2008 8:41 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
2002 C5 2.0 HDI Estate - Remapped - It goes better
2011 Mini Cooper D Clubman - it does over 60mpg
1992 TZD Turbo - SORN - slowly getting there
1991 Gti 16V - Blaze is back on the road since 2008
1990 Gti 8Valve SOLD - looks like it's been scrapped
2002 Mini Cooper S - SOLD - i miss this car
1992 TXD - Scrapped in March 2014

I'm not just a username, i'm also called Matthew.

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Post by docchevron » Thu Dec 04, 2008 12:51 am

I've always been rather partial to BL tin, I've owned a BL longer than anything else I have. One day it'll go again..

That Meastro looks great!

As does the Metro!
A mate in work has just bought a Metro 1litre from 1984, and it looks brand new, thats about 23K miles IIRC, I'll get some piccies up of it when able, I was blown away just how amazing it looked.
Smokes lots, because enough's enough already!

Far too many BX's, a bus, an ambulance a few trucks, not enough time and never enough cash...

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1963 VW BEETLE 1200 KGJ413A
1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL BFA720L
1979 Rover SD1 3.5 V8-S TSL 982
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 Dec 04, 2008 10:26 am

The metro always got a bum deal in my opinion, it was better to drive, ride in, loads more roomy and slightly less rust resistant than a mini, but just as easy to fix, shame they have all rotted away now. Most of the MG's have been cannibalised for minis so finding a decent one is hard work.
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

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Post by toddao » Thu Dec 04, 2008 11:39 am

Yes, that Maestro looks good . The 'Turbo' writing on the side isn't too subtle!

Look forward to seeing your newly aquired body kit fitted Matt. Where did you get it from incidently ? Did someone else had the job of removing it?
Todd


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