Citrojim's Activa, 207 and Bike Tales

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Re: Citrojim's Xantia and XM Tales

Post by DickieG » 23 Oct 2012, 22:13

CitroJim wrote:
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Rattiva_Mike wrote:They don't do repairs, and it's two old boys in their late 50s.

Oi!! :evil: :lol:


Up here in Bucks every male regardless of age is an old boy. It's not ageist at all, just how we old boys up in Bucks talk :)

Well daarrn here in saaarrrf Bucks an old boy is someone who is well into the late 70's, old boy in their 50's? Humph :( :lol:
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Re: Citrojim's Xantia and XM Tales

Post by Northern_Mike » 23 Oct 2012, 22:20

DickieG wrote:
Rattiva_Mike wrote:They don't do repairs, and it's two old boys in their late 50s
Oi!! :evil: :lol:


Up here in Bucks every male regardless of age is an old boy. It's not ageist at all, just how we old boys up in Bucks talk
Well daarrn here in saaarrrf Bucks an old boy is someone who is well into the late 70's, old boy in their 50's? Humph :( :lol:


Well, Drift Road MOT is in Berks, so you can both stop your complaining. :P :-D
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Re: Citrojim's Xantia and XM Tales

Post by CitroJim » 24 Oct 2012, 18:07

The XM has passed :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D

And with nice comments from the tester too :-D

Just a couple of advisories. Marginal handbrake and a slight exhaust blow..

I'm so relieved :roll: :)
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Re: Citrojim's Xantia and XM Tales

Post by CitroJim » 24 Oct 2012, 18:59

Oh and that MOT cost me a night's sleep and a whole day wobbling like a wet jelly. I couldn't even eat. Making up for it now though :lol:
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Re: Citrojim's Xantia and XM Tales

Post by DickieG » 24 Oct 2012, 19:12

CitroJim wrote:Oh and that MOT cost me a night's sleep and a whole day wobbling like a wet jelly. I couldn't even eat. Making up for it now though :lol:

You Tart, so then you're now on the sauce and getting spannered :lol:
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Re: Citrojim's Xantia and XM Tales

Post by Northern_Mike » 24 Oct 2012, 19:27

CitroJim wrote:The XM has passed :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D

And with nice comments from the tester too :-D

Just a couple of advisories. Marginal handbrake and a slight exhaust blow..

I'm so relieved :roll: :)


I TOLD YOU SO!!

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Re: Citrojim's Xantia and XM Tales

Post by CitroJim » 24 Oct 2012, 19:57

DickieG wrote:
CitroJim wrote:Oh and that MOT cost me a night's sleep and a whole day wobbling like a wet jelly. I couldn't even eat. Making up for it now though :lol:

You Tart, so then you're now on the sauce and getting spannered :lol:


No sauce, just a good eat :lol: Just been out to fill her up with LPG. I was so sure in my addled mind she was going to fail I didn't bother before :roll:

Rattiva_Mike wrote:I TOLD YOU SO!!

:P


I'll listen to you in future Mike :lol:
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Re: Citrojim's Xantia and XM Tales

Post by Northern_Mike » 24 Oct 2012, 20:08

CitroJim wrote:
DickieG wrote:
CitroJim wrote:Oh and that MOT cost me a night's sleep and a whole day wobbling like a wet jelly. I couldn't even eat. Making up for it now though :lol:

You Tart, so then you're now on the sauce and getting spannered :lol:


No sauce, just a good eat :lol: Just been out to fill her up with LPG. I was so sure in my addled mind she was going to fail I didn't bother before :roll:

Rattiva_Mike wrote:I TOLD YOU SO!!

:P


I'll listen to you in future Mike :lol:


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Re: Citrojim's Xantia and XM Tales

Post by Citroenmad » 24 Oct 2012, 20:34

CitroJim wrote:The XM has passed :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D


Brilliant, I knew the Prestige would do it ... :-D

Your not the only one Jim, I had been thinking how it would do all morning, im very glad all your hard work has paid off :)

Its a good car that one you know 8-)
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Re: Citrojim's Xantia and XM Tales

Post by CitroJim » 24 Oct 2012, 22:04

Citroenmad wrote:Its a good car that one you know 8-)


It certainly is Chris and it'll be getting better as time goes by...
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Re: Citrojim's Xantia and XM Tales

Post by Northern_Mike » 24 Oct 2012, 22:15

CitroJim wrote:
Citroenmad wrote:Its a good car that one you know 8-)


It certainly is Chris and it'll be getting better as time goes by...


So you're not going to flog it and buy a Jap-o-Hatch then?

Thank heavens for that.
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Re: Citrojim's Xantia and XM Tales

Post by CitroJim » 24 Oct 2012, 23:39

Rattiva_Mike wrote:So you're not going to flog it and buy a Jap-o-Hatch then?

Thank heavens for that.


Not before the next MOT is due :wink: :lol:
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Post by addo » 25 Oct 2012, 01:02

I've heard about MOT fails. Apparently the car is crushed on the spot, your children are removed to foster care, pets euthanased and your mortgage called in.
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From the local Chinese restaurant, I meant... :twisted:
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Re: Citrojim's Xantia and XM Tales

Post by CitroJim » 25 Oct 2012, 01:07

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Re: Citrojim's Xantia and XM Tales

Post by CitroJim » 26 Oct 2012, 11:08

When I collected my XM from my MOT man he made a few nice remarks about it and saying how rare they are now before telling me that a few minutes previously he was at the tyre and exhaust mob nearby and was amazed to see another XM.. He said (roughly) "I can go f'ing months and months without seeing one and then f me, I see two in the same day!"

It turned out the other XM was Chris570's in for tracking adjustments before he popped round to see me for an LHM top-up.
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