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Post by Sid_the_Squid » 09 Jul 2010, 10:02

Hi All,
Seems I have a new neighbor with a lovely silver Xantia with personalized reg plate.

Have not seen up close yet, so not clear on the specifications, also due to vague parking arrangements I don't know exactly which house is theirs either.

Is this anyone on here living in HP1 area with a Silver Xantia on a personal plate?

Admins, sorry if this message is in the wrong place, could not find the 'spotted' section for non Activas.

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Post by myglaren » 09 Jul 2010, 12:53

Sid_the_Squid wrote:Hi All,
Seems I have a new neighbor with a lovely silver Xantia with personalized reg plate.

Have not seen up close yet, so not clear on the specifications, also due to vague parking arrangements I don't know exactly which house is theirs either.

Is this anyone on here living in HP1 area with a Silver Xantia on a personal plate?

Admins, sorry if this message is in the wrong place, could not find the 'spotted' section for non Activas.
I don't think there is one so this can be it. Title changed accordingly :) Please note that it is Xantias observed, not Xantais with polka-dot paintwork :twisted:

Oh! and - pictures needed 8-)

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Post by red_dwarfers » 09 Jul 2010, 13:02

myglaren wrote: not Xantais with polka-dot paintwork :twisted:
A work mate of mine used to have a Xantia with dots and flowers painted onto it :lol:

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Post by MikeT » 09 Jul 2010, 13:40

Is this just for Xantia's then? They're common as... even I've got one! What about the two immaculate looking XM's and DS I spotted last weekend? Don't they count? :wink:

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Post by myglaren » 09 Jul 2010, 13:55

MikeT wrote:Is this just for Xantia's then? They're common as... even I've got one! What about the two immaculate looking XM's and DS I spotted last weekend? Don't they count? :wink:
Weeeeell, if you really have to :P

I spotted a Xantia today. I think someone had stolen all the nitrogen through :(

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Post by CitroJim » 09 Jul 2010, 21:25

Sid_the_Squid wrote: Is this anyone on here living in HP1 area with a Silver Xantia on a personal plate?.
I have a silver Xantia on a personal plate...

I don't live in HP1 though.. Better check it's still outside my house :lol: :lol:

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Post by Sid_the_Squid » 09 Jul 2010, 21:30

Which reminds me, I really would love to come see you new activa, now she is all fixed up Jim :)

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Post by CitroJim » 09 Jul 2010, 21:36

Sid_the_Squid wrote:Which reminds me, I really would love to come see you new activa, now she is all fixed up Jim :)
She's not much of a looker Sid, hence her name :lol: She goes well though...

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Post by myglaren » 09 Jul 2010, 21:40

Not even remotely French and not even spotted by me but this surely deserves to be seen:

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Post by myglaren » 22 Jul 2010, 12:47

Just spotted a G-reg Storm Grey BX TZD Estate, first BX I have seen in over a year, outside a Citroen rally.

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Post by Citroenmad » 22 Jul 2010, 15:11

Ive seen many Xantias today!

A 1999 Activa, 99 HDi Exclusive estate, 98 2.1TD Xantia SX, 2x 2.0HDi 110 SX and even an Xm which used to belong to us, a T plate VSX 2.0 16v.

Im cheating though, as they are all at a local Citroen specialists, still, very nice to see and all looked like good examples.

8-)

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Post by Sid_the_Squid » 27 Jul 2010, 19:57

Here is a brief snap of a passing xantia I saw in France last week, have you ever seen one that colour before?
I certainly have not.

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Post by myglaren » 27 Jul 2010, 20:27

I have and it was the sole reason I never bothered going to see the C6 that was for sale locally.
When it was too late I found that it was the Mauritius blue :oops:

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Post by Citroenmad » 28 Jul 2010, 14:39

I have seen a Xantia that colour before, it was in France too, it would seem we didnt ever get Xantias in that colour over here. Shame as it does suit it.

This is the one i saw last year in france:

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Post by andmcit » 28 Jul 2010, 16:32

Where I usually go on my lunchbreak there's rarely another Citroen yet
today I saw a T, then V and then a W plated Xantia in sequential date order!!

All looked in good order with alloys etc so likely Exclusives; all driven by
women with kids in tow now school's out so does this suggest Xantiae are
usually the family second car and rarely used (or trusted!?)...

Saw my first C6 in ages past Fri and he was falling over himself to look
at my Cx!! Me with his C6! :lol:

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