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Post by Toby_HDi » 22 Mar 2009, 14:15

Another one from ebay, not bad price either I guess


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Post by ACTIVE8 » 22 Mar 2009, 19:55

That particular one is from 8) combemarshal a regular contributor to Activa net.

Shame he appears to be selling it.

I hope he places a card about Activanet & the French Car Forum in it, so the new owner can get in touch. 8)

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Post by wainy » 30 Mar 2009, 16:15

Hi,

Thought people might be interested in my Activa and how I came to own it. I bought it off ebay for £150 :D last September. I bought it on impulse to save it from the Peugeot fate as I knew they were getting rare. I picked it up from St Andrews and drove it back to West Yorks and was completely bowled over by it so ended up keeping it.

So if anyone remembers seeing this on ebay last year, don't worry its in good hands!

Its a silver Mk1 and has both A/C and sunroof. Its mileage is fairly low at 88k and the engine is sweet. Some issues with the suspension which I'll have to get sorted. All in all though, the biggest bargain in history and a MUCH better car than C4 coupe I had 'til last year.

My only real issue is the interior. Its actually in really good order but the upholstery reminds me of an old British Rail commuter train! So I'm on the lookout for a leather interior.

WAINY.

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Post by CitroJim » 30 Mar 2009, 20:31

wainy wrote: My only real issue is the interior. Its actually in really good order but the upholstery reminds me of an old British Rail commuter train!
:lol: :lol: Indeed, I can see where you're coming from Wainy! You will find leahter a big improvement. All my fleet except the 1.9TD (which is on permanant loan) have leather and I'd not have a car without it now. Keep looking and a set will show up and remember you don't necesarily need a set of MK1 leather as a set of MK2 leathers will fit perfectly as long as you have the MK2 seatbelts. My 2.1TD is a MK1 with MK2 leathers in it. I did a detailed post on upgrading to leather ages ago and search and ye shall find!

Good on you for rescuing an Activa from a potential Pug death! they're addicttive :D

And finally, a warm but belated welcome to this little forum of ours :D

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Green Activa for sale on eBay

Post by wainy » 03 Apr 2009, 15:26

Hi,

There's an Activa appeared on eBay. Nice looking late Mk1 Green Activa in Nottingham. Auction finishes on 5th April at 19:48.

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/1998-CITROEN-XANT ... 240%3A1318

93k miles, lots of tax and test and nice condition apart from a big crack in the screen. £350 starting bid and no bids yet.

WAINY

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Post by Citroenmad » 03 Apr 2009, 18:36

Its a shame Citroen often used fussy interior trims, mainly in later 90s cars. The Saxo, Xsara, Xantia all suffered with 'granny sofa' like fabric!

If only we had HDi Activas over here, i know what my current daily car would have been, and it wouldnt be the C5!

Has anyone any idea if anyone has ever imported one?

Was it the standard HDi 110? Or bigger? I suppose a 110 HDi Activa with a remap and some tuning, in a lightish Xantia would be pretty good.

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Post by Koukku » 03 Apr 2009, 21:16

Citroenmad wrote: Was it the standard HDi 110? Or bigger? I suppose a 110 HDi Activa with a remap and some tuning, in a lightish Xantia would be pretty good.
It was a 110hp 2.0 litre HDi.

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Post by Sl4yer » 07 Apr 2009, 18:15

One for sale on Autotrader. Quite near me too (it's in Bolton) - I'd be going for a look if I didn't have one already!

Link

It's a 1999 T-reg, in blue, 93k, £445. Wonder what the catch is :?:

James

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Post by ACTIVE8 » 09 Apr 2009, 12:02

For such a late one that is cheap!

Looks like it would require a good check over, to see if it has any issues!

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Post by KevMayer » 21 Apr 2009, 22:09

Just seen a metallic red Activa outside Stafford hospital.

It was a mk1 but it was a V reg.

Reg was V369GND.

Anyone we know ?

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Post by anybloodybody » 04 May 2009, 22:59

The Activa holds its price much better in France.
Two high milers on ebay.fr at the moment.
MK1's with plenty of miles and both asking over 3000 Euros (£2½ grand)

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Post by ACTIVE8 » 05 May 2009, 20:10

anybloodybody wrote:The Activa holds its price much better in France.
Two high milers on ebay.fr at the moment.
MK1's with plenty of miles and both asking over 3000 Euros (£2½ grand)
I suppose the same could have happened in the U.K. if they had publicized the car more, and offered the full engine range, and dropped the price a bit, then more people would have known about it, and therefore the car would have been more in demand, hence the resale price would be higher.

As it is the Activa is like a secret, a well kept secret!

Its value is underrated, or even unknown, amongst most people, and with the Activa dispatchers :evil: about the limited numbers, are getting less! :evil:

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Post by admiral51 » 18 May 2009, 20:30

Just spotted this on flea bay thought it may prove useful to someone
Activa Sphere Genuine

Colin

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Post by Dommo » 03 Jun 2009, 09:56

http://cgi.ebay.fr/citroen-xantia-activ ... 1|294%3A50

http://cgi.ebay.fr/XANTIA-V6-ACTIVA-SER ... 1|294%3A50

Don't you sometimes wish you were french? no me neither, but I'd love them, especially the silver one, looks like the ultimate xantia.

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Ross_K
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Post by Ross_K » 03 Jun 2009, 10:31

The silver one's nice alright - pity the steering wheel's on the wrong side.

Oh yeah, I fixed your links for you:
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... 0434146470
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... 0332815125