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Many Gallic returns!

Post by ex-vaux » 10 Aug 2011, 15:40

Been a while, but I have finally returned to the realm of french automobiles! Wife has just aquired a 406 2.0 petrol estate and I am soon to be the latest owner of a very nice low-ish, mileage Xantia TD! French cars to me, have been both a frustrating feisty mistress and a dowdy trusty friend. Not usually at the same time! CX, BX, XM to expose a few! Hope the reunion is amicable and long standing this time round! Look forward to exploring the inner workings of them with you in due course. Ian
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Post by jgra1 » 10 Aug 2011, 16:12

Welcome Ian :D

sometimes I wish my TD was more feisty :twisted: but would not do without it :twisted:

John
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Post by myglaren » 10 Aug 2011, 16:13

:welc:

Welcome Ian - what's behind the nick?
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Post by jgra1 » 10 Aug 2011, 16:14

once suffered a vaux-hell ? :D
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Post by myglaren » 10 Aug 2011, 16:17

I was thinking Vaux beer related :?:
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Post by jgra1 » 10 Aug 2011, 16:26

yes I also got that idea too...
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Post by ex-vaux » 10 Aug 2011, 17:53

Unfortunately, its vehicle related rather than grain related! On the whole not a bad experience, but time to move on. Surprising how much a scrap corsa fetches these days!
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Post by bxzx16v » 10 Aug 2011, 18:10

Welcome along , any pics of the old Citroens ?

Mark
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Post by red_dwarfers » 10 Aug 2011, 18:11

Welcome :)
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Post by ex-vaux » 10 Aug 2011, 18:17

See what I can find. CX was mid eighties as was a CV! Had a BX 4x4 for a while, 1.7 & 1.9. XM estate which was particularly frustrating and satisfying all at the same time! Couple of AX's used by my daughter's 1.1 and a 1.5 diesel that seemed to run on the whiff of an oily rag! 106, 206, 306 507 monster estate that had 300,000 on it before it finally died! Dear oh dear, this is a bit of a trip down memory lane!! Always been impressed with Citroen/peugeot engines and gearboxes! The boxes they put them in are a different matter..........
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Post by Dippy » 10 Aug 2011, 20:53

L.O

Many Garlic returns in our abode :D

vaux beer - VAUUUXXX BEEEERRRRR ! :shock:

i'd rather sup LHM .
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Post by Citroenmad » 10 Aug 2011, 20:54

Welcome to the FCF :)
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Post by myglaren » 10 Aug 2011, 21:59

Dippy wrote:L.O

Many Garlic returns in our abode :D

vaux beer - VAUUUXXX BEEEERRRRR ! :shock:

i'd rather sup LHM .


I used to live next door to a fella who worked for Vaux brewery. His name is Adrian Beer :)
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Post by ex-vaux » 10 Aug 2011, 22:34

Thanks to one and all for your deeply humbling and welcoming words. I will do my best to be serious and fully grounded in all I drink, er do. As its already in the post, mines an Old Peculiar.... thanks
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Post by Trainman » 11 Aug 2011, 08:51

:welc: to another 'localish' chap.
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