My S1 Activa

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It's ok they are 50 miles apart right now. I suspect though that when one gets worked on (attention) the other will become jealous and drop its LHM or some such trick.

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I keep a mondeo between my activa and xm, i dont think it makes much difference

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My Activa lives next to a Vauxhall.. That keeps her on the straight and narrow...

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Love your new signature Dean :lol:

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My Activa lives next to a Vauxhall.. That keeps her on the straight and narrow...
My Activa is on its way to China, it will soon be thin and cylindrical!
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It is the truth, its a prestine example but a prestine turd is nothing to shout about tbh.


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robert_e_smart wrote:
My Activa lives next to a Vauxhall.. That keeps her on the straight and narrow...
My Activa is on its way to China, it will soon be thin and cylindrical!
Does that mean that she will be made into cans that dont roll about the place then Robert? might be a good marketing ploy for MK2 xm owners

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DickieG wrote:
Chris570 wrote:Activa is now back home and has been formally introduced to the XM, they were left unsupervised for 12 hours and they didnt fight so maybe my Activa is a sociable one? who knows....
I didn't realise anyone could be naive, parking an Activa and an XM together is just asking for trouble like two mischievous children, for your own sanity at the very least put a screen between them :lol:
My Activa lives about half an inch from our XM estate, so far they have been good together but the Activa is often thinking up new issues for me to fix and trying to make them as hard as possible. Im pretty sure the XM was getting a little envious of the use the Xantia gets, as I had swapped them round so the XM was blocking in the Xant, then the brakes stuck tight on the XM :lol:

I did the P bushes yesterday, thats not as easy as I was expecting either, nothing ever is :lol:

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no, they are stuck on tight arent they!!

I took my activa out last night and f*ck me its a good drive, i've not really had the chance to drive it on country lanes in a 'spirited' fashion and its a well sorted car, Mr Citroen knew what he was upto with this car. Well worth the work.

my advice to anyone getting p!ssed off with their activa, keep going, its worth it in the end.

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Does that mean that she will be made into cans that dont roll about the place then Robert? might be a good marketing ploy for MK2 xm owners
:lol: :lol: :lol:


Nah, it'll be cans that shake from side to side :lol: :lol:

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Chris570 wrote:
I took my activa out last night and f*ck me its a good drive, i've not really had the chance to drive it on country lanes in a 'spirited' fashion and its a well sorted car, Mr Citroën knew what he was upto with this car. Well worth the work.
I did just that too, I was out an awful lot longer than I thought I would be too, much fun was had :D It does make everything worthwhile, when you get it onto some good roads and the car is driving as it should, its a fantastic thing to drive. Oddly enough I never get anyone following me when im driving the Activa ... :roll:

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Citroenmad wrote:
Chris570 wrote:
I took my activa out last night and f*ck me its a good drive, i've not really had the chance to drive it on country lanes in a 'spirited' fashion and its a well sorted car, Mr Citroën knew what he was upto with this car. Well worth the work.
I did just that too, I was out an awful lot longer than I thought I would be too, much fun was had :D It does make everything worthwhile, when you get it onto some good roads and the car is driving as it should, its a fantastic thing to drive. Oddly enough I never get anyone following me when im driving the Activa ... :roll:
It's rude not to enjoy it. For me the Activa compares quite well to the AX GTi in that its a bit mental when you want it to be and is good in the twisties but when driving normally it can settle down very nicely.

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Yes, your possibly right though I have limited experience of GTi AXs ...

I always find that in small cars when 'pressing on' it feels like your doing flying speeds but really its not that quick, it just feels like it. In the Activa when pressing on I have to keep an eye on the speedo or corners come up and go at really scary speeds, and I mean scary! :lol: I suppose its just so settled and you dont get the feeling of speed as you do in a small matchbox, ideal for crossing country quickly.

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sodding car

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Chris570 wrote:sodding car
What is up with it now? :lol: