C6 - The adventure continues........in blue

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Re: C6 - The adventure continues........in blue

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Your c6 is looking excellent Steve, the colour is very nice on the C6!

Did you get that boot tray from Citroën? I've been trying to find a c5 one but without any luck.

Interior is not too bad either, better with the darker car.

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Chris,

I got the tray from my local dealer £58 plus VAT and that was with a 20% discount. I can ask them if they can get one if you want?

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Trainman wrote:Chris,

I got the tray from my local dealer £58 plus VAT and that was with a 20% discount. I can ask them if they can get one if you want?
I have asked my local dealer who said they were out of production. I asked another who told me they were on back order and so I ordered one but it never arrived.

I could understand if it was the xantia I wanted one for but the c5II only went out of production in 2008.

I'll asked again and see what they storey is now. Which Citroën dealer do you use Steve?

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Citroenmad wrote:I'll asked again and see what they storey is now. Which Citroën dealer do you use Steve?
http://www.rigbye.citroen.co.uk" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Trainman wrote:
Citroenmad wrote:I'll asked again and see what they storey is now. Which Citroën dealer do you use Steve?
http://www.rigbye.Citro" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;ën.co.uk
Thanks Steve :)

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Tuesday morning, the dreaded text message from the nephew "any chance you can pick me up?"

" sure no problem, where are are you?" say's I

"er.......Nottingham.......The job has finished and I'm stuck"

"mutter, mutter, mutter.......RIGHT, whats the address?"

********* St, Nottingham. so off I trundled, upon arrival at the said location, I ring the nephew and tell him I've arrived
"where are you? hang on a minute, I'll come out.......................I can't see you!" says he
"by the building site, opposite a blue estate car"
"what blue estate car? are you sure your in the right place?"
"don't be bloody daft, of course! I'm on ********* St, Nottingham"


Deathly silence........then "but I'm in Newark!" #-o

I could have swung for him, and I'm sure there's may a parent who would have too........... Anyway to the point. M6, A500, A50, M1, A52, M1, M61, M62, A6 a round trip of over 300 miles and she never missed a beat, I averaaged 42.9 mpg and the be honest, I was chuffed to bits with it, bearing in mind this was tuesday the day the M62 and M6 were shut because of a chemical spillage. total trip was just over 6 hours and apart from a quick 'piddle' at sandbach on the way down I never stepped out of the car until I got home, and I felt as fresh as a daisy, not an ache or pain to be seen...........or felt...........WHAT A CAR :-D

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Kids :roll: :roll: :roll:

By goodness, that's bloody excellent Steve :-D Why run a little puddle-jumper when you can get arguably better economy from a nice, comfy C6..

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Newark, Nottingham, both start with the letter "N" and are north of Watford, what was the problem?

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I know, I know.................................................................................................... :wink:

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:lol: :lol: :lol:

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CitroJim wrote:Why run a little puddle-jumper ...
:lol: I like that term!


Glad your enjoying your new C6 and its treating you well 8-) 42MPG is not bad at all!

When I popped down to Chester the other weekend, 360 miles, I had similar experiences in my C5. Arriving relaxed and like id not driven anywhere, it really does take a very very good car to come close to a big Citroen on a motorway run. :-D

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Just come across a 55 Plate C6 with YOO - did you know of it in the original 10 Steve?

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/55-REG-CITROE ... 380wt_1270" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Its been there for ages Franklin, I did email the vendor when I was first sold, to point the 'new' owner towards the C6owners but I don't know if the vendor did?

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Ah right - though it looked half familiar from sometime before but didn't remember it being an early one.

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Been a few weeks since I've posted anything due to the pressures of work and SWMBO having an operation (unfortunately the anti-spending fix I was hoping for didn't work :roll: ) anyway on to the car. I've done quite a bit of mileage over the last 2 months and I've got to say, not a peep.

The only maintainence issues have been 2 bulbs, OSR marker light and NS brake light, she does need some new shoes (read tyres) and I think I'll be going budget wise for this set, once the GAP insurance policy pays out to cover the outstanding finance on 'Ark Royal' I intend getting the wheels powder coated and then I'll invest in something better.

Monday saw me finally get round to setting the Lexia up and running a diagnostic, which showed a couple of faults, but as I don't know how long they have been there, I'm not over concerned and have cleared them off, I run the Lexia over the car again tomorrow and see what happens.

We drove down to Bristol on Tuesday to see SWMBO family and then drove back late evening, Mileage wise 400 miles, over 45mpg on the way down and 37 on the way back. The return journey having been hampered by the Highways Agency :twisted: who decided to close the M5 between junctions 5 (Kidderminster) and Junction 3 (Bromsgrove) and the sending everybody on a detour that had everyone trying to join the motorway agin at Junction 4 before I realised that we had to follow another diversion as the original one had finished 8-[ and there was nothing shown on any of the signs.