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

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Will,

I know 2013 is going to be better, let's just say "there are plans a foot" :wink: some of which I've written about in the February Column for Thr Citroenian. It's definately going to be an interesting year that's for sure. :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D
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3.0 HDi...?!! :?:
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Well, I've ordered the replacement door and It's scheduled to be fitted at the beginning of February, and at the same time I'm having the front bumper resprayed, We've struck a deal which is more than fair, and having seen previous work of his, I'm more than "chuffed".

We have a back up, price, should the door need respraying, but we'll have to wait and see.............
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I hope everything goes to plan Steve .

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bxzx16v wrote:I hope everything goes to plan Steve .

Mark
Thanks Mark, and so do I, I blew the picture of the door up before I bought it and spoke to the seller, who tells me there's a couple of little issues but they should polish out, my bodywork guy is really good having restored a 1964 VW Camper van, I post a couple of pictures for you to see, in the meantime here's one of the replacement door

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I think, I've even tracked down the vehicle it's off, given the only information the vendor would give me was that it's a 2006 petrol car.........
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Hopefully the replacement door will be a good colour match. The body place we use informs me that there are many shades of the same colour, which looking around, there are many multi-ton cars.

A 3.0 petrol V6, a really rare car. Has it been crashed?
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If it's the one I think it is, then NO :!: I think the last dealing anybody had any dealing with it was at Coventry, but I'm not 100% certain of that, I think it was just bought and broken, having said that, there are quite a number of bits that the vendor has listed, for example, front and rear bumpers.

It will be interesting to have a look at the two colours when the door arrives, which should be Tuesday or Wednesday, So I'll probably go and have a look on Thursday..........
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Fingers crossed it's a good colour match Steve.

Shame they're breaking a petrol one as I'm sure they're a nice car.

Can't see the point of the V6 Petrol C6 though. Slower, thirstier and less economical then the V6 Diesel.

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Well what a week................

There was a bit of a do on wednesday when Sarah and I tied the knot, I couldn't think of any excuses anymore :roll:

Saturday morning saw my normal 40 minute commute to work turn into a 3 1/2 hours cross country tour, after abandoning trying to drive on the motor 12 miles in just over an hour, I came put the kettle on and had a bit of a :idea: moment, why not try the main roads :?:

So thinking of the best route I set off from Preston, Burscough, Ormskirk, then Rainford By-pass, St Helens and into Warrington. From first leaving home at 3am to arriving at work at 6:30 a hell drive, to be followed by total mayhem at work and a good steady drive home.

All in all the C6 performed perfectly, she never put a foot wrong, and was good as ever.......
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Congratulations Steve :) (On the wedding, not getting from Preston to Warrington in a bit of snow). :twisted:
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myglaren wrote:Congratulations Steve :) (On the wedding, not getting from Preston to Warrington in a bit of snow). :twisted:
Thanks Steve, and to be fair it wasn't the snow it was the wagon drivers who jack knifed.... :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:
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Indeed congratulations Steve, I saw mention of the wedding in the Citroenian today when reading it! :)
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Congratulations Steve , you mad fool :wink:

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Congratulations Steve!

Cheryl's giving me grief for the same reason! Care to share any of the reasons you used to hold it off? I'm running out at the moment!

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Citroening wrote:Indeed congratulations Steve, I saw mention of the wedding in the Citroenian today when reading it! :)
Franklin,

Thank you, nice to see you're reading the column :-D
bxzx16v wrote:Congratulations Steve , you mad fool :wink:

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Mark,

Thanks and tell me something I don't know.......... #-o #-o
DHallworth wrote:Congratulations Steve!

Cheryl's giving me grief for the same reason! Care to share any of the reasons you used to hold it off? I'm running out at the moment!

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David,

Thanks and to be fair to Sarah, we knew it was going to happen, we've been together 10 years in August, and we've battled through the alsorts, we had planned to get married about 2 years ago, but then Sarah's mum became ill and subsequently passed away, so things went on the back burner, It just seemed a nice idea to start and new year with something positive (hopefully :wink: ) for a change.

Be brave, buddy, you know she thinks the world of you.........