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Accessoires Citroen catalogue

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Here's a catalogue from 1988 that was scanned and posted on BXWorld - the French BX site. Fascinating! I had no idea there was so much crap available - must keep my eyes peeled in the French scrappers for some of these things, like those 'Aria Sport' seats!

http://www.yaronet.com/posts.php?s=99479
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Absolutely fascinating!

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Imagine a Mk1 BX equipped with that "SPORT" dashboard - all those GS Jaeger dials and warning lights from the UK market parts bin, with the trademark GS brushed aluminium surround. Bizzare, and I want one!! 8)

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Brilliant stuff. I share the enthusiasm for the dials - brilliant. Reminds me of:

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Agreed, I reckon that one of the best dashboards around is the GS/early GSA dash. My dad had one when I was very young and I was fascinated by all those lights!
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Wasn't the GS dash as we know it unique to the UK - the French one being - well rather more French with odd shaped dials and strange displays? - bit like a Mk 1 BX.

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The GSX I once owned, had a brushed metal instrument binacle with lovely round 'traditional' dials... No pics I'm afraid.
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It would have been rather like this, I think.

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Chris Salter's blue 14E felt more like a GSA than a BX; that dash makes it more like a GS than a BX! Brilliant.

This dash was unique to the British GS - the LHD version featured rather more experimental instruments! I'm surprised you didn't know that actually, Jeremy. A quick GIS will show you the various versions.

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You're right Stu.

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here the one i own ,an original one , really rare and difficult to find :
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Wow. Would you ever sell it? :D
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never !!! :wink: too hard to find another one !!

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I grew up with the GS and GSA and as already mentioned fond memories but aside the GS clock sets were very popular with the kit car crowd in the late 80s especially seeing as the speedo drive would fit onto the mini speedo cable I even had a GS rev clock in my stock car 8)

Nice brochure I have one accessory brochure up already and keep looking for more but will be adding a new addition when it arrives from france.

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something to add to the accessoires - the first 'official' picture I've ever seen of the wheels I've got on my estate on a page from a German catalogue - Swift IIs ( centre) plus to the left of them( and on the car) some like those that came up on German Ebay six months or so ago and sold for a mere €56.
I've actually located two more sets of the Swift 2s..

Just noticed, there's also what looks like the suspicion of a spoiler on the top of the rear window - like one that was spotted on a Dutch 16v last year, but there's no more pictures from this cataolgue - get to get hold of one of these.

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the said Dutchie!


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"Nice"... 8)
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