Vince's XM...213k and slowing....

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Re: Vince's 1993 XM - series 1.5 2.1td base spec

Post by Citroening » 29 Jul 2012, 22:14

Looking great Vince.
CitroJim wrote:After briefly driving a certain V6 XM along a badly surfaced gravel road this afternoon I can once again see the appeal.
If that's the same bit of road I'm thinking of Jim it certainly is badly surfaced! When we was at Chris' I remember him saying that if we weren't doing at least 60MPH down it we weren't trying... :lol: :lol:

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Re: Vince's 1993 XM - series 1.5 2.1td base spec

Post by red_dwarfers » 29 Jul 2012, 22:25

Sorry Paul, they're not up for grabs unless a particularly large sum of money was offered :lol: If you do need anything scanned though, let me know.

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Re: Vince's 1993 XM - series 1.5 2.1td base spec

Post by citroenxm » 29 Jul 2012, 22:29

All of it!! :-D :) :) :-D :-D

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Re: Vince's 1993 XM - series 1.5 2.1td base spec

Post by Citroenmad » 29 Jul 2012, 22:32

citroenxm wrote:All of it!! :-D :) :) :-D :-D
Kev, If you get started now you might well have it finished in time for the next UK ICCCR :lol:

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Re: Vince's 1993 XM - series 1.5 2.1td base spec

Post by bxzx16v » 29 Jul 2012, 22:35

I would love a V6 Xm Paul but I'm not in a position at the moment to take another car on as we have four at the minute , the Zx is a long term keeper as it really is a beauty and my Fiat Doblo serves me well for loading up with tools/materials , thanks for the offer .

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Re: Vince's 1993 XM - series 1.5 2.1td base spec

Post by red_dwarfers » 29 Jul 2012, 22:36

red_dwarfers wrote: Don't ask for all of it though, there's thousands of pages :lol:
It would be a full time job :lol:

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Re: Vince's 1993 XM - series 1.5 2.1td base spec

Post by andmcit » 29 Jul 2012, 22:50

Come on now Paul, you probably now know more than the manuals actually do!
The wiring diagrams are usually great but only if you have LHD too! lol ;)

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Post by addo » 29 Jul 2012, 23:16

I've got a spread of RHD 605 wiring diagrams; these mostly cross to the XM.

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Re: Vince's 1993 XM / Pallas Auto Refinishing

Post by vince » 02 Aug 2012, 00:15

Well guys have a look at the time of this post (its actually 12:15, the forum clock is out by an hour)....ive just got home from finishing the series 2 xm refinishing job i took on in return for the mechanical work Paul didnt charge me for at Paris Autos.....

I started it at 6:30pm and got done for 11:45pm......a hard evenings work indeed :roll: especially after doing an 8:00 till 6:00 shift at work.

It was in good condition underneath the somewhat washed out and faded appearance it was wearing, Paul has said he can get me loads of work to do like this if he is happy with the job i do on his...Im sure he is going to be very happy....i am happy with it and im a fussy bugger :wink:

Ill stick some pics up tomorrow if i can.

Hope it isnt raining in the morning when i take it back down to the garage :)

Im off to bed, im whacked !

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Re: Vince's 1993 XM / Pallas Auto Refinishing

Post by red_dwarfers » 02 Aug 2012, 20:55

Sounds like it was worth it though, you'll soon be able to afford to run the car exclusively on V Power diesel :lol:

Looking forward to the pics 8-)

On the forum time, its set per user. Go into the 'User Control Panel' at the top then the 'Board Preferences' tab. In there you can change the timezone and daylight saving options.

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Re: Vince's 1993 XM / Pallas Auto Refinishing

Post by KP » 02 Aug 2012, 21:51

I wouldn't bother with the V-Power ;)

Vince it sounds like your doing really well :)

I'll pop by tomorrow or Saturday if you in for chinwag if your about :)

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Re: Vince's 1993 XM / Pallas Auto Refinishing

Post by Deanxm » 02 Aug 2012, 21:56

Sounds like your sideline is flourishing nicely Vince, play it right and you wont need that lottery ticket :wink:
Photo's would be good, always nice to see your handy work..............

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Re: Vince's 1993 XM / Pallas Auto Refinishing

Post by vince » 02 Aug 2012, 22:19

Thanks guys, Will tomorrow is not a good day and im off next week so saturday i will be on the road. Ive had head office all over me the last couple of days so i have so much to get done tomorrow ready for me week off i simply wouldnt have time to speak to anyone im afraid :(

Yes the sideline is going ok. I have a guy who is calling me when i get back off holiday, he and a friend both have classic saab 900's which they want me to have a look at and sort out for them...i always liked the old saab's so they would be nice cars to do :wink:

Here are some pictures of the series 2 xm i did last night. Being silver it robs some of the true finish on pictures, but these are all after shots, didnt have time for before shots. It was faded as stated and also a nice amount of moss growing in all the orifices :|
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Whose is that scruffy xm in the back ground :lol: Oh its mine :P

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Re: Vince's 1993 XM / Pallas Auto Refinishing

Post by KP » 03 Aug 2012, 09:27

Looks really nice Vince :)

Thats the area just leading upto the entrances to the work areas at Paris Autos is it not??

Dont worry if i pop by i wont pester you as i just need some anti freeze, screenwash and a renault 5 rear wiper :D

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Re: Vince's 1993 XM / Pallas Auto Refinishing

Post by bxzx16v » 03 Aug 2012, 15:49

Good stuff Vince , will you be at Harrogate next weekend ?

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