CCC Northern Rally 20th – 22nd May 2011 Wetherby Racecourse

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Postby citroenxm » 23 May 2011, 10:34

Who the heck was Becky? What xm did she have?

I didn't see a single Bx with a bonnet up.. were they too shy of their lesser 8v engines? :lol: :lol: even the beauty Bx 16v was all locked up out the way... shame. A 16v should be shouted about... :wink:

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Postby CitroJim » 23 May 2011, 11:16

I ELIT'd Rothegar's Xantia to diagnose a duff OSF ABS sensor...

In truth, it was a bit windy to have bonnets up really...
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Postby DHallworth » 23 May 2011, 11:36

CitroJim wrote:In truth, it was a bit windy to have bonnets up really...


Indeed it was...

Mine was open all day on Saturday but closed all day yesterday.

I drove straight into the shed and parked up last night... 30 seconds after I did we got torential rain! Glad I beat it home!

My XM did 5 times more mileage this weekend then it's done in the last 12 months!

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Postby Trainman » 23 May 2011, 21:31

tim leech wrote:us BX boys were very much out in force, I counted up well over a dozen! 8-) and none with the Bonnets up


Errr :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Postby citroenxm » 23 May 2011, 21:36

Look at em shading the view!!! The 16v is a nice lump and should be shown off in its CORRECT home... :wink:

That and the Tizzy D turbo the only two decent models..

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Postby tim leech » 23 May 2011, 22:35

citroenxm wrote:
That and the Tizzy D turbo the only two decent models..

Paul :lol:



Thats fighting talk where I come from you know, a bit like saying the only Xantia worth owning is a Activa........ :wink:

AND the only reason the bonnet was up to take a look as it was minter, :D
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Postby Citroenmad » 24 May 2011, 21:11

12 BXs, well in my defence I wasnt there much of Sunday :lol:

Shame we only have this meet once a year, the meetings up here seem too few and far between.
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Postby vince » 24 May 2011, 22:34

Well guys looks like i missed a good rally. it always seems to be windy at the northern rally....shame really as it whips up alot of dust.

Looking at the pictures i do like the yellow dyane and all the GS's :wink:

Its a pity it was the most busy weekend so far of the year for me....i intend to get to a show this year (work is horrible at the moment) and next year the big show at harrogate..bring it on :)
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Postby Citroenmad » 25 May 2011, 09:48

The yellow Dyane is a 4x4 8-)

Next years harrogate event is going to be excellent, im really looking forward to that. We have been asked to have two of our cars in the Citroen museum, so I will probably be there for all of the show days.
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Postby Rhothgar » 25 May 2011, 16:54

Cheers for that, Jim! It must be a while since you checked out prices on GSF. It is £75 for the replacement sensor. OUCH!

I enjoyed my windy excursion up North. They say it's grim up there but it wasn't too bad.

Like you said, had to pull a couple of slick manoeuvres to get out of Yorkshire undetected.

Made it across the border safely.

'Die Fliegende Zitrone' escaped unscathed. Flying in pairs always help deter attack I find.

Seriously though, both Sylvia and I enjoyed the afternoon. Shame it was too windy for the bike.
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