Vulgalour's BX 17RD

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Vulgalour's BX 17RD

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The whole story is over here: https://www.bxclub.co.uk/forum/viewtopi ... 13&t=22306

I'll be sticking the more momentous occasions in here, sort of a TL:DR version of the above.

Taking a break on the way home on collection day.
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Moody dark shot the first night it was home.
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After some welding, got introduced to the other one.
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Home for the first time after passing the MoT.
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First fuel up on my watch.
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That brings us up to today, which marks getting the top half of the car and the glass clayed, polished, and waxed. Long slow process since I'm doing it by hand.
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Your car is looking very nice after all your work. Bet you will keep having a look at it even if not taking it out for a spin.
Thank you for posting all the pictures and info on the club forum as well. :)
Prefer it to the Lamborghini, like Signor Gandini!

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Thank you :) I'm already lining up lots of little cosmetic jobs to improve things. It's very rewarding to work on a car that's started out in such nice shape.

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Temporary wheel trims turned out to actually really suit the BX. Also had a glorius day for a little snapshot recently.

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They do look good, I like them 8)
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From my recent 600 mile weekend drive.

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From back in July when I accidentally bought a tailblazer from Mr Leech, then restored and fitted it.
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I do like a tailblazer :) How did you manage to restore it, i've got a broken one which i'd love to get fixed.
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Really depends just how it's broken. I covered the restoration over on the blog here: https://www.bxclub.co.uk/forum/viewtopi ... 23#p266923

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Cheers for the linky, nice one, when can i send my one to you ;)
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

I'm not just a username, i'm also called Matthew.

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Oh no, I've far too many things to do :P You'll be fine doing it yourself, what's the worst that could happen? It's just glue and flammable liquids.

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The word Flammable :lol:
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

I'm not just a username, i'm also called Matthew.

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The next time you see the BX, it'll likely be in its new home in Kent since we've finally got a house sorted out. It's already booked for tip runs too, so much manky old linoleum to dispose of!