Citrojim's Ka, Saxo and Bike Tales

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Re: Citrojim's Xantia V6, C1 and Activa Tales

Post by CitroJim » 01 Oct 2016, 11:54

Oil and filter now changed - between rain showers... Nothing to do on the Activa now apart from rustproofing and winter care..

I will be giving the C1 a winter service very soon...

But now I'm off to play with a new vintage wireless project - a vintage communications receiver made by a company that shares its name with a famous lighthouse. The receiver in question was built a few months before I was born...

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Re: Citrojim's Xantia V6, C1 and Activa Tales

Post by Hell Razor5543 » 01 Oct 2016, 17:27

Edison?

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Re: Citrojim's Xantia V6, C1 and Activa Tales

Post by Stickyfinger » 01 Oct 2016, 17:52

Family ?

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Re: Citrojim's Xantia V6, C1 and Activa Tales

Post by CitroJim » 01 Oct 2016, 17:58

Nope, give you a clue.. Swim 19 miles south of Plymouth ;)

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Re: Citrojim's Xantia V6, C1 and Activa Tales

Post by Hell Razor5543 » 01 Oct 2016, 18:06

Read the other post; so, Eddystone.

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Re: Citrojim's Xantia V6, C1 and Activa Tales

Post by CitroJim » 01 Oct 2016, 18:10

Hell Razor5543 wrote:Read the other post; so, Eddystone.
That's cheating ;) :lol:

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Re: Citrojim's Xantia V6, C1 and Activa Tales

Post by Hell Razor5543 » 01 Oct 2016, 18:19

OI! Google searching might be cheating, but I only had to read a different post on this here forum, no searching required. :-D :lol:

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Re: Citrojim's Xantia V6, C1 and Activa Tales

Post by CitroJim » 02 Oct 2016, 06:58

Just goes to prove the new proverb - it's not what you know but where to look...

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Re: Citrojim's Xantia V6, C1 and Activa Tales

Post by Zelandeth » 02 Oct 2016, 12:23

That should be a fun project Jim. Only had one brief look at an Eddystone a long while ago and my thoughts were along the lines of "beautiful made but fiendishly complicated" I think.

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Re: Citrojim's Xantia V6, C1 and Activa Tales

Post by CitroJim » 02 Oct 2016, 14:25

Zelandeth wrote:Only had one brief look at an Eddystone a long while ago and my thoughts were along the lines of "beautiful made but fiendishly complicated" I think.
They are very much beautifully made Zel, For my money, one of the most finely engineered and built receivers there is... A good part of the chassis is cast and it's built like a battleship - painted like one too!!! The wiring is like a work of art..

I'll pop some pictures up in due course...

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Re: Citrojim's Xantia Activa, 1.9TD, C1 and Bike Tales

Post by CitroJim » 06 Oct 2016, 10:17

Very soon I'll be taking delivery of a new arrival to the fleet, Zel's Xantia 1.9TD :D

This really is going back to the beginning for me as my very first Xantia was a 1.9TD and having owned virtually all models of Xantia in between, bar the small petrols, it's going to be interesting to see how a 1.9TD feels again...

Looking forward to getting the few small issues sorted on the 1.9TD and making it good for regular runs to Somerset..

All being well I have plans for the C1 but I'll discuss those at a later stage...

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Re: Citrojim's Xantia Activa, 1.9TD, C1 and Bike Tales

Post by Zelandeth » 06 Oct 2016, 13:47

Week or two of casual fettling and you'll have things back to perfection I reckon Jim!

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Re: Citrojim's Xantia Activa, 1.9TD, C1 and Bike Tales

Post by CitroJim » 06 Oct 2016, 15:19

The 1.9TD is now insured... I'll tax it on the day it arrives...

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Re: Citrojim's Xantia Activa, 1.9TD, C1 and Bike Tales

Post by Chris570 » 07 Oct 2016, 07:33

Veg

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Re: Citrojim's Xantia Activa, 1.9TD, C1 and Bike Tales

Post by CitroJim » 07 Oct 2016, 08:15

Chris570 wrote:Veg
Yes, I enjoy lots of it...