Newbie!

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ajw361
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Newbie!

Postby ajw361 » 14 Jun 2013, 19:21

Hi all newbie here! I bought my xantia a few years ago now as I had to travel further for work for 12 months and couldn't justify running a petrol BMW. My father was a motor trader as I was growing up and always bought cx's, bx's, xm's and xantias so I knew what they were all about. It's an awsome car and is so comfortable to drive. I have just completed a banger rally in it covering 3000 miles across Europe! Didn't use a drop of oil or water! Although now has a small diesel leak! See previous post.
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Re: Newbie!

Postby mendedit » 14 Jun 2013, 23:46

A46 last week ?
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Re: Newbie!

Postby ajw361 » 15 Jun 2013, 09:48

Possibly? I remember passing another xantia on the A435 in Redditch?
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Re: Newbie!

Postby mendedit » 15 Jun 2013, 09:50

:lol:
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Re: Newbie!

Postby citroenxm » 15 Jun 2013, 13:29

What a mess and shame.. its black.. end of. If it was any other colour it wouldnt matter... :x :evil: [-X [-X

Seriously though.. will it clean off again? Looked a tidy car at first..

My hdi is now on a low 248,000 miles and still doesnt use watef or oil.
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Re: Newbie!

Postby ajw361 » 15 Jun 2013, 15:17

Yeahs it was only liquid chalk! All washed off now and back to black. Image
Mine is only a baby at 168k then!
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Re: Newbie!

Postby citroenxm » 15 Jun 2013, 18:36

Nice one!

I SO want a black one! I love Black as a colour, but had to settle for a silver one... which is still ok. Its better then Green, or white or red..

Yes, just almost run in at 168k.
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Postby Eddie Nuff » 16 Jun 2013, 20:37

Yep that's a really nice looking BLACK Xantia. Shame you ain't got one Paul. :lol: :wink:
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55 C5 1.6 HDi VTR
L 94 XM 2.1 TD auto
51 C5 LX HDi 2.0 auto
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Re: Newbie!

Postby citroenxm » 16 Jun 2013, 20:44

Yes I know neil.. Next car (other then XM) will be black though!
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1991 XM 3.0 24v Manual (x2)
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1994 Xantia TD SX Project
s**t thats scarey... two XMs left...

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Re: Newbie!

Postby ajw361 » 17 Jun 2013, 21:26

It does look well in black!
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Re: Newbie!

Postby Hell Razor5543 » 17 Jun 2013, 21:28

I wonder how it would look if the wheel trims were in the same gleaming black?
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55 C5 1.6 HDi VTR
L 94 XM 2.1 TD auto
51 C5 LX HDi 2.0 auto
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Re: Newbie!

Postby citroenxm » 17 Jun 2013, 21:31

Completely S H I T E!

Wheels should only be one colour Silver.. be it wheel trims or Alloys..
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1991 XM 3.0 24v Manual (x2)
1994 XM 2.1 d auto (undecided what to do now)

1994 Xantia TD SX Project
s**t thats scarey... two XMs left...

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Re: Newbie!

Postby Citroening » 17 Jun 2013, 21:49

Not perfect, but only a 5 minute job...

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Re: Newbie!

Postby ajw361 » 17 Jun 2013, 22:09

I do like the stealth look!!
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Posts: 11074
Joined: 31 Dec 2004, 00:10
Location: I WISH I KNEW!!!!. Somewhere in North Wales, Anglesey
My Cars: 93 L Xantia TD SX anti sink
H 91 XM V6 24v PRV Manual
K 93 XM V6 12v SEi auto LPG

55 C5 1.6 HDi VTR
L 94 XM 2.1 TD auto
51 C5 LX HDi 2.0 auto
x 24

Re: Newbie!

Postby citroenxm » 17 Jun 2013, 22:13

Nope nope... not good... Wheels MUST be silver! :lol: :lol: :-D
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1991 XM 3.0 24v Manual (x2)
1994 XM 2.1 d auto (undecided what to do now)

1994 Xantia TD SX Project
s**t thats scarey... two XMs left...


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