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BX AD 1985

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Just spotted this:
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Post by Philip Chidlow »

That's a 1987 ad ('D' Reg).... and we had one exactly like that in 1993... brings back memories!


BTW don't often hear from you on here Owen - how're things?
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So it is..Im slow today!!

Things are good thank you Phil, how are you?
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That's a great ad. That hasn't dated at all. That's my everyday reality ( obviously not all the other cars going backwards!). I was looking at a 'modern' car today thinking how to describe it's bulky lines. The best comparison I could think of was a large girl wearing jeans that were too tight ( with all the resultant bulges)! Our Bxs look svelte in comparison!
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this yellow writing is really hard to read

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14TGE about to be returned to the road isnt it Owen :D
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1985 BX 19 DTR Mk1
1991 BX 19TZI Auto A/C
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I thought it was doomed?? Good news if it can be resurrected....
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1992 TZD Turbo - Bluebell - My daily
1991 Gti 16V - Blaze - crash damaged, will get repaired.
1990 Gti 8Valve SOLD - looks like it's been scrapped
2002 Mini Cooper S - SOLD - i miss this car
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Post by OwenS »

I am stunned too...it passed MOT needing tiny bit of welding!! Nt bad after 3 year lay up.
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1985 CITROEN BX 19DTR C943DYA (again)
1985 CITROEN BX 19GT C1TBX
1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C BXi 19
1994 CITROEN XANTIA 1.8 SXi M908HRY
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Post by Tim Leech »

You see you cant keep a good BX down, get it taxed tomorrow Owen and drive up to mine in it Saturday and finally take them bumpers with you :D .
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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
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Good news that Owen, did you manage to sort out the pump in the end? or was it something else?
2002 C5 2.0 HDI Estate - Jasmine - Now SORN
2011 Mini Cooper D Clubman - SOLD
2016 Mercedes A180D Sport - Auto refinement
1992 TZD Turbo - Bluebell - My daily
1991 Gti 16V - Blaze - crash damaged, will get repaired.
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
1988 CX 25 GTI Turbo2 - SORN
1996 - AX Memphis 1.5D - Dream - SORN

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Post by OwenS »

Turned out it was just the pipe into the pump had split and emptied car of lhm so it couldn't rise...all replaced now.
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Post by MULLEY »

Nice cheap repair that, rather than trying to find a 14petrol pump, cant be too many spare one's laying about. Glad you've got it back on the road, so getting rid of the sportka :wink:
2002 C5 2.0 HDI Estate - Jasmine - Now SORN
2011 Mini Cooper D Clubman - SOLD
2016 Mercedes A180D Sport - Auto refinement
1992 TZD Turbo - Bluebell - My daily
1991 Gti 16V - Blaze - crash damaged, will get repaired.
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
1988 CX 25 GTI Turbo2 - SORN
1996 - AX Memphis 1.5D - Dream - SORN

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1985 CITROEN BX 19DTR C943DYA (again)
1985 CITROEN BX 19GT C1TBX
1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C BXi 19
1994 CITROEN XANTIA 1.8 SXi M908HRY
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Post by Tim Leech »

Lol keep the BX for fun, that way when it breaks you can still get to work.
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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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Post by OwenS »

Luckly I managed to get hold of a good 14 pump so I have a spare!! Will be keeping the Sportka and splitting the mileage between the two, prob get far more mpg from the BX!!
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