Mr Chris Salters new acquasition

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Ooh! Lovely sound - especially near the end. :mrgreen:
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i borrowed the old guy over the roads MAP gas torch today, i have borrowed it before so i have my own bottle of gas for it,

i mamaged to salvage the Solex manifold today, lots of heat and the first out of the two sheared of 8mm threaded bolts gave in, but not till welding a nut to the protruding stub of thread 4 times, as it would unwind a little, and even winding it back and forth still kept shearing off, so it came out in 4 pieces,
the second of the two again lots of heat and 1 nut welded to the stub came out in one piece,

BONGO

she has her original manifold and the Solex carb she arrived to me wearing all bolted back together, and running and driving with the throttle and choke connected,

the exhaust is removed from the Y piece back at the mo, so she realy sounds like a racer
Regards, malcolm.

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Good work Malcolm =D>

Those little MAPP torches are jolly handy for those kinds of jobs... I'd be lost without mine...
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Well done bud, i knew you would get her going. Big pat on the back.

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citronut wrote:
the exhaust is removed from the Y piece back at the mo, so she realy sounds like a racer
My brother's GS 1299cc powered 2cv runs a straight-through pipe from the Y - piece with one cherry bomb silencer at the tailpipe.
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The_Hairdresser wrote:
citronut wrote:
the exhaust is removed from the Y piece back at the mo, so she realy sounds like a racer
My brother's GS 1299cc powered 2cv runs a straight-through pipe from the Y - piece with one cherry bomb silencer at the tailpipe.
bet that sounds a bit of all right 8-) :twisted:
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i saw a 4 wheeled Lomax'y type thing i believe at Brookland museum one year, at the air cooled day they used to have, run by the Tatra club,

this Lomax'y thing had a G engine with twin straight through stainless steel pipes and very large fan tail's/dove tail's at the ends,
now that did sound fruity
Regards, malcolm.

current ride a BX 1.7 TZD estate
1986 MK1 BX 1.9na D Auto(in Mothman Andy's stable )
layed up roppy 1.9TD XANT estate, now gone to meet her maker
purple and lilac metalic 2CV(VIOLET)registered to her in doors
1972 DS special been layed up aprox 31 years
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whooooops dont know what append there. i just tried to edit it
Regards, malcolm.

current ride a BX 1.7 TZD estate
1986 MK1 BX 1.9na D Auto(in Mothman Andy's stable )
layed up roppy 1.9TD XANT estate, now gone to meet her maker
purple and lilac metalic 2CV(VIOLET)registered to her in doors
1972 DS special been layed up aprox 31 years
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citronut wrote:whooooops dont know what append there. i just tried to edit it

No worries Malcolm, I've now sorted it...
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citronut wrote:i saw a 4 wheeled Lomax'y type thing i believe
I know I don't have the greatest taste in cars, and I like the three - wheeled Lomax, but the 4 wheeled one is one of the horridest looking things ever in my eyes!

Obviously, I tried to buy one some years ago, a green one that was on eBay, but was outbid.
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Weren't they all green Mike? Never seen one in anything but green...
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I've seen other colours of Lomax 3 wheelers, but never a 4 wheeler.

Vaguely considering buying a good 3 wheeler if the insurance pays out on the DRK and just selling the salvage back to club members for parts.

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CitroJim wrote:Weren't they all green Mike? Never seen one in anything but green...
Jim
your getting quite a theam going on GREEN just recently 8-[ :-D :lol: :wink:

the 4 wheeler i saw was actually white :-D :wink:
Regards, malcolm.

current ride a BX 1.7 TZD estate
1986 MK1 BX 1.9na D Auto(in Mothman Andy's stable )
layed up roppy 1.9TD XANT estate, now gone to meet her maker
purple and lilac metalic 2CV(VIOLET)registered to her in doors
1972 DS special been layed up aprox 31 years
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It's my joint favourite colour Malcolm. Yellow is my other one with orange a very close second...
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Went down to see Malcolm with my BX17TZD yesterday and saw Audrey as she is now called. Looks good and now can be fired up and runs ok on her existing carb. Just needs a new exhaust and i suspect an MOT wont be far away. Well done Malcolm!!

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1985 Citroen BX19TRD saloon
1986 Citroen BX19RD Automatic
1988 Citroen BX19TRS saloon
1990 Citroen BX16TGS Estate
1991 Citroen BX19TZD Estate
1992 Citroen BX19TXD Estate
1993 Citroen BX17TZD Estate