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Post by Citroenmad » 30 Mar 2011, 20:49

As I was driving through Thornaby/Stockton today I was amased to see a silver/blue CX Safari parked by the side of the road. On a D plate, looked solid and original, think it might have had a silver bonnet.

I think I may have seen it at a CCC event a few years ago. Shame I didnt have my camera in the car today though.

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Post by Citroening » 09 Apr 2011, 19:10

Spotted these couple of Citroens outside Anglia Car Auction's Classic sale today:

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Post by Deanxm » 09 Apr 2011, 19:32

Looks to me like the BX is parked outside the 'Adult warehouse' :lol: :lol:

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Post by Citroening » 09 Apr 2011, 19:57

:lol: :lol:

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Post by addo » 09 Apr 2011, 22:02

Are they (Adult Warehouse) "breakers"? :shock:

Have you got a left leg to suit a 1964 model Brunette?
-Sure; there'll be a couple out the back, come and have a look.

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Post by Citroening » 13 Apr 2011, 21:52

...spotted a few rarities today whilst in Sheringham for the day - lovely place. 8-)

First up was this peaking at me from behind an Audi...
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...LNA I thought on first glance but unfortunately not!

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Next was a very early Xantia - most probably a Sinker. (Sorry for blurry 1st pic)

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...and lastly a C15 Van:

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Post by Citroenmad » 13 Apr 2011, 21:57

Those rear Xantia lights are slowly colour coding to the car :lol:

104 is a rare spot, looks about rust free too.

While I was out in the Xantia today there was a chap in an X reg green Xantia following me, looked like a very tidy car.

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Post by Citroening » 17 Apr 2011, 18:59

Spotted this Xantia on the way back from the East Midland's Group meet - just a tad high! :shock: :roll:

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Post by CitroJim » 17 Apr 2011, 19:12

And there was me just saying today that most of the old banger Xantias have gone and then you go and find one..

Mind you, that's a very late one...

Still looks like it's a bit of a banger though...

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Post by Citroening » 17 Apr 2011, 19:15

Definitely a banger! :)
From memory it was a 1.8 16v, and I think that the look sans wheeltrims give it the edge into the banger territory!

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Post by red_dwarfers » 17 Apr 2011, 22:56

Today, I saw the old banger of a 1.6 Xantia that I thought had been long scrapped. It was seen by a family member a few months ago being propped up on the back wheel at the side of the road with a couple of tyres for a few days.

It is a ratty example, riding very low at the front and missing the entire back bumper along with other things!

Also running an errand in the XM today, someone came up to me asking about the 'spaceship' I was driving :lol:

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Post by modxl » 18 Apr 2011, 18:23

talking about old bangers,on way back from weston super mare yesterday saw a ratty looing black xantia est on m5 around glouster area and a real old dog silver est with towing mirrors and sitting well high blowing more black smoke than u can ever believe,it was that bad the rear bumper and tailgate was covered in soot.On a different note saw a pair of ax,s looked mint and a visa behind them around glouster area as well

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Post by CitroJim » 18 Apr 2011, 18:28

modxl wrote:talking about old bangers
I was really worried, seeing as where you are, that you were going to say it was yours that Franklin spotted :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Post by Citroening » 18 Apr 2011, 19:03

modxl wrote:On a different note saw a pair of ax,s looked mint and a visa behind them around glouster area as well
...that is a rare sight! Can you remember any other details?
CitroJim wrote:I was really worried, seeing as where you are, that you were going to say it was yours that Franklin spotted :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
:lol: :lol: :lol:

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Post by Citroenmad » 18 Apr 2011, 19:11

CitroJim wrote:
Still looks like it's a bit of a banger though...
Does a little, no doubt its bouncing along like a good'en on flat spheres too.

Saying that it might just want a good spruce up and a set of wheel trims ... plus the ride height sorting!

It is a late one though.