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Oops! Looks like I'll be shortly getting a BX

Post by macplaxton » Mon Sep 17, 2012 5:39 pm

As some of you may know/remember, I've been offering guidance/help/assistance to an owner who has now - due to various circumstances coinciding - decided to give up on his BX. Formalities need to be completed, but it looks like I'm know the owner of this...

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...which has a BX 19TXD auto hatchback encasing it. :wink:

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Re: Oops! Looks like I'll be shortly getting a BX

Post by Tim Leech » Mon Sep 17, 2012 8:14 pm

Hoorah
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Re: Oops! Looks like I'll be shortly getting a BX

Post by Paul296 » Mon Sep 17, 2012 8:47 pm

Holy bollox - that's broken. Araldite maybe? :oops: :shock:

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Re: Oops! Looks like I'll be shortly getting a BX

Post by electrokid » Mon Sep 17, 2012 9:21 pm

Looks more like a Ford camshaft :lol:
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Re: Oops! Looks like I'll be shortly getting a BX

Post by Tim Leech » Mon Sep 17, 2012 9:23 pm

Chemical metal-jobbed!
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Re: Oops! Looks like I'll be shortly getting a BX

Post by macplaxton » Mon Sep 17, 2012 9:34 pm

And a dod of JB weld to hold the cam cap together. :D

Shouldn't be too much trouble doing a top-end swap when I get a chance. Was too good an offer to pass up.

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Re: Oops! Looks like I'll be shortly getting a BX

Post by KevR » Tue Sep 18, 2012 9:12 am

Had exactly the same on a Xantia TD when the cambelt snapped. Should be a nice easy fix!
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Re: Oops! Looks like I'll be shortly getting a BX

Post by smiffy1071 » Wed Sep 19, 2012 2:48 am

electrokid wrote:Looks more like a Ford camshaft :lol:
Vauxhall/ Opel Astra, and Cavalier/ Ascona from the early 1980's are also well known for doing this...

Luckily, they are VERY easy to work on!

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Re: Oops! Looks like I'll be shortly getting a BX

Post by vnd » Sat Oct 27, 2012 1:52 pm

Jesus should come to your house and make you finish fixing one before you take in another broken one.
You're like the Rolf Harris Pet Rescue version of the car word.
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Re: Oops! Looks like I'll be shortly getting a BX

Post by macplaxton » Sat Oct 27, 2012 3:42 pm

The Mrs would agree with that.

I've just got to finish tinkering with the welder then I can get back to fixing the 'oles in the Pug. (Yep, still not finished and looking much the same as the last pic). It's a bit inconvient that the clocks go back tonight. I need some floodlights...

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Re: Oops! Looks like I'll be shortly getting a BX

Post by vnd » Sat Oct 27, 2012 4:47 pm

macplaxton wrote:. I need some floodlights...
And there to be more days in the month, months on the calender,more pairs of hands, a squirrel army to do your mechanical bidding.
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