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MK1 BX's

Post by tim leech »

Guys when was the last time you saw one??

Anyone out there got one that runs? First car I ever drove was a 16TRS auto 1985 C plate, I was 12 at the time, dig that eletcric strip tacho! 8)
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Last time I looked out the window. :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Cool Ken!

Send me some photos of it please! Alwasy wanted a bright red TRS auto with the optional alloys on it for some reason.

All dead now I expect.
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Post by Kitch »

I owned one and used it as a daily driver in September. Its still around the area I believe.
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Post by Philip Chidlow »

I'm going to France again next yesr (I used to live there) and there are precious few around but I am hoping to negotiate the purchase of a BX Sport, from a guy in Agen!
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Post by AndersDK »

- still have a dark green (racing green ?) '85 project Mk1 in my workshop - dust has become a protective layer on it now :roll:
Both subframes removed so not that easy to move around :oops:
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Post by DavidRutherford »

BX mk1 GT "DIGIT" parked outside. It still drives fairly well, but has no rent or ticket. It's a nice enough car, but I have plans to fit a MK2 front subframe for strength, and then a 1.9TD engine, which will make it a very nice car.
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Post by tim leech »

If anyone has pictures of their Mk1s for the forum (especially the interior) I would like to see them! If i had storage I would buy one, but I dont, and as there getting old now they need to be cherished so they dont all disappear forever.

The fingertip controls and rotating speedo are fabulous!
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If anyone does here of a bright red (venetian??) TRS auto for sale let me know. I would be persuaded I think, was on the front page of the 1984 Brochure which I still have 20 years on!
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Post by alab »

There was a red petrol one in Exeter which I used to see regularly, don't know if it's still around as I moved away recently.
I learnt to drive in a C reg 19rd estate, a girlfriend a while later loved it, described it as a spaceship and I had to let her drive it regularly!
I would love another one, those switches.... :shock:
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Post by Vanny »

Theres a Mk1 D-reg think its a TRS, just down the road from me, don't walk passed it that often and have never spotted the owner. Will double my efforts!
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Post by mnde »

My mate sold one on ebay a while back - a silver C reg 14 Leader - to edridgecars. Dunno if he's still got it or if he broke it...

The indicator switch was sheared off by the previous owner... with an umbrella spike :shock:

Most of the dash lights didn't work and the stoplamps didn't come on under light braking... Otherwise it was quite a nice car!

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One day when I have my 4 garage house I will get a Mk1! But I may be 60 by then and there would be none left! :cry:
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Post by ed4ferrets »

Had one round my place on Saturday, my mate Chris (new recruit) picked it up in Kent last week. C reg, dark metalic grey 1.6, think it's a TRS, one owner since new. Hopefully Chris aka 'gazpacho andulus' will login soon and tell you more, I know he's very proud of his 'new' BX :wink:
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Post by gazpacho andulus »

Hi I'm Chris
I've just got a 1985 16RS silver grey. Same old fella had it from new and sadly he died Nov 2005.
His aged sister is a friend of my brother who knew I was in need and the rest is history.
It has 85000 on the clock and no mods and hasn't been mucked about with. a'n't I a lucky boy! M.O T' till Oct and tax 'till april.

Slight slip on the clutch is O.K if driven with gentle right foot.
now I'm listening. TZD Estate 1991