The CCC X Rally - 7th April 2013.

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Re: The CCC X Rally - 7th April 2013.

Postby Bannedbiker » Sun Apr 07, 2013 8:58 pm

Just like to say thank you and hi to all the people I spoke to today.

I apologise for not bringing a Citroen, I did bring a Xantia last year if that makes up for it.

Driving this morning with the hood down was amazing though. And some of you think you have sunburn!!!!!

See you next year!!!

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Re: The CCC X Rally - 7th April 2013.

Postby myglaren » Sun Apr 07, 2013 9:04 pm

Superb turnout and a very fine day for it too.

Nice to meet up with previous acquaintances and make some new ones.
As Franklin said, just not enough time in a day.

Some magnificent cars on show there, impossible to pick a favourite, far too many contenders.

Apologies to Luke for the coffee sprayed engine - it was your own fault though, really :oops:

Nice looking Vel and the engine will never rust :)
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Re: The CCC X Rally - 7th April 2013.

Postby Citroening » Sun Apr 07, 2013 9:09 pm

Bannedbiker wrote:I apologise for not bringing a Citroen, I did bring a Xantia last year if that makes up for it.

Aha! That must have been you next to the MX5 with Roger and Sylv when I was leaving - didn't twig!

Sorry if the dust storm I created when I left went over you... :wink:
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Re: The CCC X Rally - 7th April 2013.

Postby Bannedbiker » Sun Apr 07, 2013 9:15 pm

Yes, twas me.

Had a great day so a little dust didn't matter!!
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Re: The CCC X Rally - 7th April 2013.

Postby R9UKE » Sun Apr 07, 2013 10:00 pm

myglaren wrote:
Apologies to Luke for the coffee sprayed engine - it was your own fault though, really :oops:

Nice looking Vel and the engine will never rust :)


Haha not a problem, but if milky tea reacts badly with my oil leak you'll be getting a phone call!! :-D

Thanks guys for letting me in with a Renault and for an excellent day, some absolutely stunning cars there and so good to put faces to names finally. Well and truly ready for my Xantia V6 arriving now :)

Franklin - Project X was worth the surprise, that dash is the wallpaper on my iPad now :mrgreen:

See you all again I'm sure :wink:
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Re: The CCC X Rally - 7th April 2013.

Postby MTND » Sun Apr 07, 2013 10:08 pm

Hi All

Yes thanks to Franklyn, Patrick and Alan and all for organizing such a good rally, really good to see everyone again after the long winter :)
It was a very good day and good to see lots of new models as well as old!

Of the cars I'd like, the three have to be, the Xantia Estate with 9k on the clock! The new DS3 racing and the white CX GTi :-D :-D :oops:

And for all those who missed my white Xantia, won't be long to the National! :-D 8-)

Thanks again to Franklyn and co

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Re: The CCC X Rally - 7th April 2013.

Postby Citroening » Sun Apr 07, 2013 10:12 pm

Bannedbiker wrote:Had a great day so a little dust didn't matter!!

Couldn't help it - the car brings the boy racer out in me...! :lol: :^o
R9UKE wrote:Franklin - Project X was worth the surprise, that dash is the wallpaper on my iPad now :mrgreen:

Excellent! :-D Is that £15 now... :twisted: :wink:
R9UKE wrote:See you all again I'm sure :wink:

Definitely recommend the CX, XM and Xantia Rally in September, Luke. Have a gander at these pics here to whet your appetite from last year - Friday to Sunday job.

Or the National Rally is a weekend event too in July...

No worries Mark - thanks for coming along...! 8-)
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Re: The CCC X Rally - 7th April 2013.

Postby Highdigi » Sun Apr 07, 2013 10:24 pm

It was a really great day and a big thank you to the organisers. It was nice to meet some of you from the forum and already looking forward to the next rally.

Here is a link to some images I took at the rally http://www.flickr.com/photos/highdigi/sets/72157633189566392/
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Re: The CCC X Rally - 7th April 2013.

Postby Fake Concern » Sun Apr 07, 2013 10:31 pm

When you're ready to eat dinner!

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Re: The CCC X Rally - 7th April 2013.

Postby Trainman » Mon Apr 08, 2013 1:22 pm

Right, Time for me to add a few of the pictures. The set, so far, is available here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/c6exclusiv ... 195643248/

a grand day out.............. well done
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Re: The CCC X Rally - 7th April 2013.

Postby Citroening » Mon Apr 08, 2013 4:34 pm

Great pictures Highdigi and Steve.

Managed to finish off going through my pictures of the day. As mentioned before, due to spending most of the time chatting I only took 41 pics which is quite unlike me...

Here's a general overview of the field - taken later on in the day so near to the 111 cars that were in attendance overall:

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Bit closer up this time, with all but the CXs and a couple of Ds:

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The Xantia's were definitely out in force this year - 23 which was the highest of all model's there:

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Few more Xantia's:

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More:

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Darren's V6 was tasty although the wheels divided opinion - (notice the number of wheel nuts...):

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Good to see a nice turnout of XMs too (20):

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Jim's XM 24v V6, Rob's XM SED, Geoff's latest XM - V6 24v, and Vince's XM 2.1TD?

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BXs were out in force too with 20 in attendance, although a bit down on last year's 26:

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My BX Digit, aka Project X was in attendance:

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Nice selection of CXs were present too (10), but would have liked more:

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Jon's Series 1 GTi Turbo that he's restored was looking fab (1st prize winner):

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Very nice to see HKY once again:

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Some Modern Citroens turned up too, with Mike's Visa and Luke's Vel Satis sneaking in:

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Other Modern Citroens mixing with the old:

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My C4 was in attendance too, lowering the tone:

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Good to get some pics with Peter's very nice C4 VTS 180:

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All in all an excellent day all except for there not being enough time - it really did seem to fly by...

Good to see faces old and new, spent most of the day chatting and apologies to those I didn't get around to having a chat with.

Looking forward to other people's photos too.
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Re: The CCC X Rally - 7th April 2013.

Postby Fake Concern » Mon Apr 08, 2013 5:14 pm

Franklin, you may not have taken that many photos, but some really good ones there!
(BTW your C4 doesn't lower the tone one bit!)
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Postby Eddie Nuff » Mon Apr 08, 2013 6:52 pm

I had an excellent day, nice to put faces to names. Lots of advice and info to be had and follow up on.

Look forward to the next one.
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Re: The CCC X Rally - 7th April 2013.

Postby vince » Mon Apr 08, 2013 9:21 pm

Citroening wrote:Very nice to see HKY once again:

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I loved this cx....im a sucker for early chrome bumper models...the other silver one with the beige leather buttoned leather was also stunning.....very cool cats 8-)
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Re: The CCC X Rally - 7th April 2013.

Postby Fake Concern » Mon Apr 08, 2013 10:24 pm

My photos.

http://s1292.photobucket.com/user/FakeC ... ry/?page=1

Let me know if you should want any removed for any reason.
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