Citrojim's Activa, 207 and Bike Tales

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Re: Citrojim's Xantia and XM Tales

Post by CitroJim » 17 Feb 2013, 19:19

PavlosV6 wrote:There's a silver C4 in the background of the 4th picture :shock:


Gosh :) Missed that one!
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Post by myglaren » 17 Feb 2013, 20:10

Mini Citroen rally Jim? :)
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Re: Citrojim's Xantia and XM Tales

Post by Citroenmad » 17 Feb 2013, 20:36

So the change was worthwhile then Jim Looks like a good car, you seem to have a habit of getting R registrations :roll:

Has it got the full leather interior or the part suede?

I wish my camera was as good as the one used to take the Prestiges shots ...
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Re: Citrojim's Xantia and XM Tales

Post by bxzx16v » 17 Feb 2013, 20:52

Nice Jim , very nice . You have quite a collection now Jim , no plans for another one is there :wink:

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Re: Citrojim's Xantia and XM Tales

Post by Citroening » 17 Feb 2013, 20:56

Excellent Jim, glad you are enjoying it and it's looking good there with the other Citroens! 8-)
Citroenmad wrote:I wish my camera was as good as the one used to take the Prestiges shots ...

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Re: Citrojim's Xantia and XM Tales

Post by CitroJim » 17 Feb 2013, 21:37

bxzx16v wrote: no plans for another one is there :wink:


No, no plans at all Mark. I have all I could ever want :-D
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Re: Citrojim's Xantia and XM Tales

Post by bxzx16v » 17 Feb 2013, 21:41

I think you have Jim :wink: , I've only got one weekend car but would love another , but with four cars between me and my wife I don't think it will happen sadly :cry: .

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Re: Citrojim's Xantia and XM Tales

Post by Northern_Mike » 17 Feb 2013, 21:55

Lovely pics Jim, I really hope you are happy with the new car, it really suits you. Didn't see your email until now or I'd have given you better directions. Doing that now for next time.

The worst thing about reading your posts, and that of others is that I still want an XM or Xantia, despite having the brilliant Subaru! There's just something about them..
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Re: Citrojim's Xantia and XM Tales

Post by Citroenmad » 17 Feb 2013, 22:02

Northern_Mike wrote:The worst thing about reading your posts, and that of others is that I still want an XM or Xantia, despite having the brilliant Subaru! There's just something about them..


There really is, im pining for an XM at the moment 8-)
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Re: Citrojim's Xantia and XM Tales

Post by Citroening » 17 Feb 2013, 22:04

Northern_Mike wrote:I still want an XM or Xantia, despite having the brilliant Subaru! There's just something about them..

Citroenmad wrote:There really is, im pining for an XM at the moment 8-)

I spotted one on eBay earlier... :wink: :roll:
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Post by addo » 17 Feb 2013, 23:54

They're all well and good until you poke at something and it crumbles in your hand... :P

I have this idea that a big car, needs a larger motor as part of it's philosophical "core".
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Post by red_dwarfers » 18 Feb 2013, 00:57

addo wrote:They're all well and good until you poke at something and it crumbles in your hand... :P


You sure you're not talking about the GS/A Adam? :lol:
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Post by addo » 18 Feb 2013, 01:17

There are none here (well, one or two only) so I can't reasonably compare.
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Re: Citrojim's Xantia and XM Tales

Post by hattershaun » 21 Feb 2013, 08:39

Hi Jim,

Just seen that you've acquired the XM V6, congratulations, I know a fair bit about this car's history, having bought it from it's original owner a few years ago when he bought a C6. I'll tell the story in a field sometime soon.
Glad you're enjoying it.
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Re: Citrojim's Xantia and XM Tales

Post by CitroJim » 21 Feb 2013, 16:57

Shaun, I shall look forward to meeting you in a field later in the year and learning of some past history :-D
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