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Re: I am an Activaist-v6 and a 2.1Estateerr

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and a good few 8 legged Welsh monsters in the engine bay !
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Are those photos taken in your yard? The other Citreons peeked my interest.
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Rp0thejester wrote: 02 Feb 2024, 19:14 Are those photos taken in your yard? The other Citreons peeked my interest.
I spy a C3 Picasso... Not mine I hasten to add ;)
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I did wonder if it was yours but there's no 'Im a cyclist whose blocking the roads off so us cyclists can have fun' sticker on the rear window.. :-D
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Rp0thejester wrote: 02 Feb 2024, 19:22 I did wonder if it was yours but there's no 'Im a cyclist whose blocking the roads off so us cyclists can have fun' sticker on the rear window.. :-D
:lol: :lol: :lol: Wrong colour for mine Ryan... I chose the one colour that never shows just how mucky it is ;)

And right now it's filthy - not that you'd ever know it :D
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I believe the Red Activa in the background could be Alasdair's and I'm guessing the Picasso may be a neighbour's or the chap who owns the blue one's!! :-D
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Yep, the red one is indeed Alasdair's...
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Rp0thejester wrote: 02 Feb 2024, 19:14 Are those photos taken in your yard? The other Citreons peeked my interest.
Errr......"One" does not have a "Yard" old boy :)

Mine, parked out side present owners place as I put new wheels/tyres on the blue TCT
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The Taffy-Tiva has arrived today........another Citroen to try and save.
2ltr TCT Activa, 1997 R reg (I like R reg cars 🙂 )
A fair amount of work needed on the rear end I think......but it runs, handbrake works and (outwardly) there is no rust, which is a good start--I HATE rust !
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Well, that is a bit better, the engine bay is a bit a of a better place to work in now.....
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A damn good start Alasdair, if only they made them in Auto!! :-D
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That would be pointless in a Activa IMHO....standard HA is fine for those Xantia with an AutoBox.
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What's going on with the wheels? Looks like a cheap copy of a matchbox car from Poundland with wheels that slide from side to side.
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Stickyfinger wrote: 03 Feb 2024, 17:10 That would be pointless in a Activa IMHO....standard HA is fine for those Xantia with an AutoBox.
I totally agree Alasdair but I thoroughly enjoyed my Activa and would love another one that doesn't need a usable left leg!! :)
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mickthemaverick wrote: 03 Feb 2024, 22:39
Stickyfinger wrote: 03 Feb 2024, 17:10 That would be pointless in a Activa IMHO....standard HA is fine for those Xantia with an AutoBox.
I totally agree Alasdair but I thoroughly enjoyed my Activa and would love another one that doesn't need a usable left leg!! :)
Find yourself a good V6 Automatic Mick. A well-sphered and sorted Hydractive Xantia is a brilliant all-rounder that handles almost as well as the Activa..

I've had both - three of each so I speak from experience. And I've owned a V6 XM... Same drivetrain and suspension and lovely, just too big for me.

The ES9J4 and 4HP20 combo can be surprisingly good on fuel too.

Technically, you could convert a V6 Activa to an auto but it's just not worth it...
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