Spotted Xantias! (and other French stuff)

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Silver first gen C5 heading up Bradwell Common Boulevard this afternoon at 12 ish...

...running on three cylinders and blanketing everything for a hundred metres or so behind it in dense black smoke. Oh dear...

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Saw a deep red C6 today between 2-3pm, on the A69 heading towards Carlisle (from Newcastle).


Couldn't get a reg though :(

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How about a Citroen wannabe, with the classic rear dog-bone failure?;

http://s1033.photobucket.com/user/james ... sort=3&o=2

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Parked next to this one today around 14:00 ish. 2.0i SX if memory serves. Looks black in the photo, but is actually a really dark blue.

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Apologies for the terrible photo, was facing into the sun taking it and couldn't see the screen on my phone...

Not seen that car around before, wonder if the owner's someone on here?

PS: I *really* need to paint that front bumper...

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In that particular location Zel, it could well have been a visitor...

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Activa in Bexhill very near to where Citronut Junior lives. Are they all this colour?

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WHAT ?, Red and NOT flaking...?

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Stickyfinger wrote:WHAT ?, Red and NOT flaking...?
Look again at the spoiler!

(and I know yours isn't really this colour!)

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Ahhhh....I see now :)

Mine is a repaint in 2pack :( and a Renault colour (I think)

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That's a different red for an Activa of that age...

badges look bad...

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Do we "know" the car ?

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Stickyfinger wrote:Do we "know" the car ?
Not intimately but it does seem to ring a bell somewhere but then again many, many had KV as the last two letters of their registrations as this was often an indication they were originally pre-registered by Citroen...

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No pictures, but my wife today spotted a 2cv Cocorico on the A737 near Johnstone, a very rare spot!
http://ranwhenparked.net/2013/05/05/sun ... -cocorico/

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Langport
https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@51.03787 ... 312!8i6656

the things you find on GoogleMAPS !

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Stickyfinger wrote:Langport
https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@51.03787 ... 312!8i6656

the things you find on GoogleMAPS !
My home town and the Post Office where my dad worked for 30 years :D

I will be there next Saturday...

There's a lot of Xantias (and other older Citroens) still knocking around the Langport area as there's a very good Citroen specialist in the town and in the forecourt there's always always something interesting to see...