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A nice selection of xantias you have Tim . The wheels look alright imo .

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I quite like towing! Michael hates it!

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Nice period caravan on the hook there Tim :)

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The vans a 89/90 so would be better attached to a bx ....good job I have one!

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The BX was always seen as a very excellent towcar back in the day Tim...

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Indeed it was, we towed with ours for a few years when I was a kid! Dad commented on how well it pulled, mind you compared to our previous car it should (a montego 1.3 of all things!)

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I recall, when I was into caravanning in a big way back in the early 90s, the announcement that the BX was to cease production. There was great outpourings of grief from the caravanning fraternity, worried to know if the successor would be as good..

In the event it was... I towed with a 1.9TD and it was just about splendid... The only difference the van made was that it lost a bit of go. Otherwise you barely knew you had getting on for a ton of 'van on the hook!

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Yes with the marauder only being 750kgs you can't feel it on the back asides as you say it's a bit like driving with the handbrake on!

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Get a V6 Tim , it would pull it lovely :wink: .

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bxzx16v wrote:Get a V6 Tim , it would pull it lovely :wink: .
Agreed!!! A manual boxed one though...

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I still say oilers are better tow cars....

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Stickyfinger wrote:I still say oilers are better tow cars....
Only one way to find out, try a diesel and a V6 petrol back-to-back...

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No! We do this Harry Hills way or we don't do it at all.......................FIGHT!!!!!!!!

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I've been thinking about a v6 auto but it has to be a S1!

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First punch

V6 oiler with the correct suspension and auto box
http://www.autoexpress.co.uk/citroen/c5 ... n-c5-30-v6" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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