BX GT Classic Road Test

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Re: BX GT Classic Road Test

Post by Tim Leech » Sun Jun 10, 2012 3:32 pm

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Re: BX GT Classic Road Test

Post by Mickey taker » Sun Jun 10, 2012 3:59 pm

no it was bright red, pics in DS show thread
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Re: BX GT Classic Road Test

Post by mds141 » Sun Jun 10, 2012 4:22 pm

That LNA looks lovely. Especially the period alloys. Almost as nice as the 104 at the campsite on the Challenge.
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Re: BX GT Classic Road Test

Post by Paul296 » Sun Jun 10, 2012 4:56 pm

Here you go . . .

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Re: BX GT Classic Road Test

Post by Dollywobbler » Sun Jun 10, 2012 7:09 pm

But naturally everyone should still buy it in the shops! ;)

Mickey - that LNA is my mate's car. He's just bought a gorgeous Reynard metallic Allegro. He was also my co-driver on the BXagon Challenge so is quite mad.

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Re: BX GT Classic Road Test

Post by Philip Chidlow » Sun Jun 10, 2012 11:04 pm

That's a dozen fewer issues of Classic Car Mat sold... but thanks all the same... ;)
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Re: BX GT Classic Road Test

Post by docchevron » Mon Jun 11, 2012 12:02 am

or, it might encourage people to buy it? I'm more tempted now, same with music and books, I prefer to have an actual hardcopy rather than downloaded versions you cant ever really "own"..
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Re: BX GT Classic Road Test

Post by frog » Mon Jun 11, 2012 3:44 am

I think I can speak for the international crowd when I say thanks for uploading, I probably wouldn't have seen it any other way!
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Re: BX GT Classic Road Test

Post by Paul296 » Mon Jun 11, 2012 1:11 pm

I think it's highly unlikely that CCM is going to have to face receivership as a result of my posting the article up. I bought two copies (one for my old man) and some of my classic car mates have been press ganged into buying it on the promise that they won't have to listen to my, 'you are SO wrong about BXs' speech ever again (I lied about that! :D ).

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Re: BX GT Classic Road Test

Post by mat_fenwick » Mon Jun 11, 2012 1:35 pm

I'm glad you posted it up, as I haven't found anywhere near me that sells it. In fact the only classic car magazine I can find for sale in the nearest town is Classic & Sports Car, which for some reason, just isn't 'me'. Come to think of it, it doesn't really fit the general population in a mining town with high unemployment!
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Re: BX GT Classic Road Test

Post by Philip Chidlow » Mon Jun 11, 2012 5:39 pm

I thank you too, as it isn't in my local shop yet either!
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Re: BX GT Classic Road Test

Post by Vanny » Tue Jun 19, 2012 10:38 pm

Dollywobbler wrote:Oh and I hope Vanny doesn't mind that his 16v sneaks into the full feature.
I'd mind a lot less if any where in the West Midlands actually stocked the magazine!

As it is I've had to order back issues :(

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Re: BX GT Classic Road Test

Post by saintjamesy89 » Thu Jun 21, 2012 10:26 pm

Bought mine the other day, GT looks fantastic Tim, interesting to compare it visually to Vanny's lovely 16v. It really does look 'anaemic' as Ian put it!
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Re: BX GT Classic Road Test

Post by Tim Leech » Thu Jun 21, 2012 10:37 pm

saintjamesy89 wrote:Bought mine the other day, GT looks fantastic Tim, interesting to compare it visually to Vanny's lovely 16v. It really does look 'anaemic' as Ian put it!
I prefer svelte myself..... :wink:
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1985 BX 19GT Mk1
1991 BX 19TZI Auto A/C
1994 Xantia 1.8i SX
1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL
1979 Rover SD1 V8-S
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2002 Rover 75 CDTi Connossieur SE AUTO Nav
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Re: BX GT Classic Road Test

Post by mds141 » Thu Jun 21, 2012 11:23 pm

Roverman wrote:
saintjamesy89 wrote:Bought mine the other day, GT looks fantastic Tim, interesting to compare it visually to Vanny's lovely 16v. It really does look 'anaemic' as Ian put it!
I prefer svelte myself..... :wink:
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1989 BX GTi 16 valve. Blanc Alpine. Completed the Citroen Classic Challenge Ecosse and 1337 miles without a hitch.
2000 XM VSX 2.1 td Auto. Rouge Magenta.
TGD saloon many years ago.

1990 Swift 'Corniche' 12/2 aka BXClub HQ.
Honda Firestorm. Gone, but not forgotten.
2015 Triumph Tiger Explorer XC.