BXAGON CHALLENGE

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Dollywobbler
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Post by Dollywobbler » Fri Nov 06, 2009 2:25 pm

Well, my BXagon report will be in Classic Car Weekly next week. You've seen more pics here than I could cram on two pages though!

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Post by Jaba » Sun Nov 08, 2009 12:41 am

Just back from France.
Great seeing you BXagon guys around my neck of the Alps. Shame the col du Galibier was closed on the day you passed through.

My sickly BX had some garage attention in Montpellier and they managed to kick a bit of life back into it.
So I was then able to drive it back to Briancon a few days later. It ran hesitantly but only stalled once. A great improvement on before.
I have left it in my local Renault garage to have the tank removed and cleaned out on a best efforts basis.
Lets hope they don't wreck the tank when they remove it !!!ff.
The Joy of BX with just one Citroën to my name now. Will I sing Bye Bye to my GTI or will it be Till death us do part.

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Post by Philip Chidlow » Tue Nov 10, 2009 5:14 pm

Glad to hear you got the BX home at least. I hope the Citroenistes at Montpellier didn't fleece you too much!

I reckon if we hadn't had to drive through what felt like 4 and a half hours of canal surfing you're GTi might've never exhibited such problems. Please let us know how it goes on the BX front. In the meantime I can only share what I know everyone thought: it was great that you were able to meet up with us and that morning in Montpellier was a really welcome experience: please thank your friends for their hospitality.

I have a few photos to e-mail to you...
• 1992 Citroen BX TZD Turbo Hurricane
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Post by Jaba » Tue Nov 10, 2009 9:46 pm

Heres a few pics from the BXagon.......................

First some of the group on the Col du Glandon 1924m :

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And second here is what the mountains looked like at Serre Chevalier ski resort a few days after we passed through int he snow and rain :

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The Joy of BX with just one Citroën to my name now. Will I sing Bye Bye to my GTI or will it be Till death us do part.

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Post by Vanny » Tue Nov 10, 2009 10:15 pm

glad to see some people know what the official Citroen BX pose is!

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Post by MULLEY » Tue Nov 10, 2009 10:43 pm

Didn't realise there was a mk1 in your convoy :D

Lovely views, & the cars are ok, not so sure about the dodgy looking geezers though :wink: :lol:
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Post by kermit the frog » Wed Nov 11, 2009 9:38 pm

Yes we did have a mk1
It was Andy's AKA Arctic steel
And it was absolutely fantastic it went like a GT should and considering Andy left a day later than the rest and drove his heart out to catch us up he was a great chap to have along.(if a little knackered for a few day's)
Andy and the two Matt's were braver than the rest of us to go swimming in the Atlantic. :lol: :lol:
We all had such a great time and saw so many different sides to France.
We also proved to everybody that the BX is a great car.
And that they all coped with all the terrain and came out the other end riding a whole lot better than when we started.
I think i can speak for all of us that took part in this adventure that we will remember it for the rest of our lives.
Every day we had something amazing happen that made the tough bit's seem insignificant.
If at some point in the future this gets repeated count me in now as it was truly amazing

Regards Kermit :) :)
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Post by Tim Leech » Thu Nov 12, 2009 6:17 pm

Thats a fabulous picture!
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Post by Philip Chidlow » Thu Nov 12, 2009 6:31 pm

To all BXagoneers! PLEASE be patient, but you WILL be getting a CERTIFICATE soon...
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Post by Dollywobbler » Thu Nov 12, 2009 8:12 pm

Thanks Phil. No rush. Article is in print and in the shops this week (and available at the NEC). I've even got most of the money collected!

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Post by mat_fenwick » Thu Nov 12, 2009 10:13 pm

I've just bought CCW - enjoyed reading the article Ian!
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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 Nov 12, 2009 10:39 pm

mat_fenwick wrote:I've just bought CCW - enjoyed reading the article Ian!
Right will get my copy tomorrow!
1963 VW BEETLE 1200
1985 BX 19GT Mk1
1985 BX 19 DTR 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 1.7 HL
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR

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Philip Chidlow
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Post by Philip Chidlow » Fri Nov 13, 2009 4:19 pm

Hi everyone,

thought I'd let you know there are some snaps on the Philibusters site...

Oh and give the Official BXagon Theme a listen...



http://web.me.com/macksy/The_PHILIBUSTE ... llery.html
• 1992 Citroen BX TZD Turbo Hurricane
• 2006 Xsara Picasso 1.6 16v

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Tim Leech
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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 » Tue Nov 24, 2009 9:12 pm

JABA and Ian, do you mind if I use a couple of our photos please for the BXclusive report on the BXAgon.

Many Thanks
1963 VW BEETLE 1200
1985 BX 19GT Mk1
1985 BX 19 DTR 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 1.7 HL
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR

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Jaba
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Post by Jaba » Sun Dec 20, 2009 12:19 am

Roverman wrote:JABA, do you mind if I use a couple of our photos please for the BXclusive report on the BXAgon.

Many Thanks
No problem Tim. That is if I am not too late.
The Joy of BX with just one Citroën to my name now. Will I sing Bye Bye to my GTI or will it be Till death us do part.