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RobinMasters
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Postby RobinMasters » 30 Sep 2010, 22:42

Hi,

I'm a short-term lurker. I've been looking for a new car, so came here to do a little reading up on Citroens-we had a Xantia a few cars ago
('94 18. SX with BX GTi wheels), loved it, but defected to Volvos for a while after the cambelt snapped.

Just bought myself a very nice little ZX; a '96 Elation diesel; picking it up tomorrow.

I'm in Ashford, Kent, and do my own servicing and the majority of repairs-provided they can be done in the road!

I intend to regularly post fairly inane comments along the lines of 'nice car', rather than lengthy requests for help with undiagnosable problems (fingers crossed!).

David
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Trainman
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Re: New member

Postby Trainman » 30 Sep 2010, 22:58

RobinMasters wrote:Hi,

I intend to regularly post fairly inane comments along the lines of 'nice car', rather than lengthy requests for help with undiagnosable problems (fingers crossed!).


Seem to have heard that somewhere before :lol: :lol: :lol: Welcome
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Postby Citroenmad » 01 Oct 2010, 07:07

Welcome to the FCF :)
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CitroJim
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Postby CitroJim » 03 Oct 2010, 11:33

Welcome Robin :D

Nearly typed your name with a Y there. I have a daughter called Robyn...
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Postby addo » 03 Oct 2010, 12:12

Welcome, Batman.
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spider
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Re: New member

Postby spider » 03 Oct 2010, 12:43

RobinMasters wrote: and do my own servicing and the majority of repairs-provided they can be done in the road!


Welcome :)

Same as me then (no garage or driveway!) , although with care its quite possible to safely do a lot of operations 'here' like that, without mess and without upsetting the neighbours either.

I'm always of the opinion if you make no mess (ie fluid spills) and do not do anything dangerous to passers by (grinding etc are out) its fine.
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CitroJim
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Re: New member

Postby CitroJim » 03 Oct 2010, 15:42

spider wrote:Same as me then (no garage or driveway!)


It is absolutely remarkable what can be done. Xac and I did an XUD head once on the side of the road...
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Jim

Gabriel - The Best 1.9TD Xantia in the World...
The Activa - My favourite toy...
The Pug of Love - A pretty blue 207...
And Three Bikes...

One of Barclay James Harvest's Biggest Fans...

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Re: New member

Postby Xaccers » 03 Oct 2010, 16:15

CitroJim wrote:
spider wrote:Same as me then (no garage or driveway!)


It is absolutely remarkable what can be done. Xac and I did an XUD head once on the side of the road...


With "interesting" people walking by from the pub round the corner :)
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Re: New member

Postby spider » 03 Oct 2010, 16:32

CitroJim wrote:It is absolutely remarkable what can be done. Xac and I did an XUD head once on the side of the road...


This is how I did my first XUD head gasket too ;)
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Andy.

91 205D-Turbo, gone but still missed
02 106D, TUD5B, gone but not really missed apart from the MPG


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