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BX PORN! :D
Lots of Motors, mostly semi broken....

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And more.... Car mechanics buying guide as promised.

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And now an Autocar roadtest of the BX Sport ...

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Here's some pictures from a BX Break Brochure that I found on a Czech web-site. They're huge but they're good! Hope they don't make the web-site implode - I don't know how to re-size them! ( Someone up there in BX Brass?) :D

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That was the colour of my dads 1st 19RD B148UYD - Spinx Gold! It cost him £6k in 1984 0r 1985 and was the ex-demo of the local cit garage! Brilliant car until my stoopid sister scrapped it!!!! 210,000 trouble free miles except a clutch cable and a pedal box!
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Erm, on that car mechanic one....
19GTi's can easily be tuned to 185bhp, and 16v's to 230bhp
Are they on fire??!?
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/\ I read just this week that someone had turbo'd a D6C and was good for 250 BHP! I have no idea if con rods and gubbins needed to be uprated but it'll be quick enough! (for me anyway)
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Erm, on that car mechanic one....

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19GTi's can easily be tuned to 185bhp, and 16v's to 230bhp


Are they on fire??!?
Well, not my area, but there is al least a disclaimer
tuned engines don't last as long as standard units....


and perhaps the words "easily attainable" were a bit over-tuned too. It seems to me that most to-the-max tuning is likely to end with a bang and not a whimper, unless the whimper is the sound of the modder or moddee checking their bank balance afterwards....
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It's been a while :o

I love this thread! - Shame about all the missing pics :cry:

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The Selection for wheels and covers for the BX as available in Germany

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What I wouldn't give for a flap off of wheel trim No. 9 above...

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scarecrow wrote:What I wouldn't give for a flap off of wheel trim No. 9 above...
I have one. But I would never sell it :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Might be persuaded to start making copies though... I keep meaning to drop the towing eye cover thingy from the 16v into a cast and a make a few.

I could start re-manufacturing rare parts that nobody ever wants or needs :wink:

I experimented with resin casting in my model building days... really easy, but quite expensive.

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Matt H wrote:I could start re-manufacturing rare parts that nobody ever wants or needs :wink:
Like tailblazers, headlamp covers and door handle protectors?
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mat_fenwick wrote:
Matt H wrote:I could start re-manufacturing rare parts that nobody ever wants or needs :wink:
Like tailblazers, headlamp covers and door handle protectors?
Could do the door handle protectors... but the other two are transparent/reflective. Beyond my resources sadly. And lets face it, most BXers begrudge paying used prices, what are the odds they'd want to spend lots of money on re-manufactured parts?? :wink:

Anyway, I don't like trailblazers or headlight protectors... so it'd be in my personal interest not to make them :lol: