Back in a Citroen again!

A forum for new members to introduce themselves to the rabble already onboard. Not compulsory!
Tell us a little about yourself, lie if you have to but keep it to just an introduction, not a car discussion.

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SaabC5
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Back in a Citroen again!

Postby SaabC5 » Tue Aug 02, 2011 10:08 am

Just bought a C5 2.2HDi and very pleased with it, done the drop links and also replaced the drive belt damper pulley already!
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09 C5 X7 2.0Hdi Exclusive in Perla Nera black (the best colour) :wink:

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DickieG
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Postby DickieG » Tue Aug 02, 2011 12:17 pm

Welcome back, a c5 is a little different from your Saab :lol:
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11 BMW F25 X3 3.0D Sport
08 C Fünf 2.2 HDi Exclusive Tourer
06 C3 Desire 1.4
05 BMW 330i Convertible
72 DS 21 EFi Pallas BVH

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SaabC5
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Postby SaabC5 » Tue Aug 02, 2011 12:54 pm

Saab is a play thing now, 17mpg around town hurts the pocket but the performance is contagious. :lol: The HDi returns early 30's which makes a change from the Saab's pocket emptying game. :mecker:
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09 C5 X7 2.0Hdi Exclusive in Perla Nera black (the best colour) :wink:

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DickieG
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Postby DickieG » Tue Aug 02, 2011 1:03 pm

I know what you mean about petrol consumption on turbo Saab's as I used to drive a few 9-5 Aero's at work, slurp, slurp :lol:
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11 BMW F25 X3 3.0D Sport
08 C Fünf 2.2 HDi Exclusive Tourer
06 C3 Desire 1.4
05 BMW 330i Convertible
72 DS 21 EFi Pallas BVH

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SaabC5
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Postby SaabC5 » Tue Aug 02, 2011 1:06 pm

You'll know exactly what i mean by 2nd & 3rd gear boost then. :eek1:
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09 C5 X7 2.0Hdi Exclusive in Perla Nera black (the best colour) :wink:

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DickieG
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Postby DickieG » Tue Aug 02, 2011 1:16 pm

SaabC5 wrote:You'll know exactly what i mean by 2nd & 3rd gear boost then. :eek1:

Woof :D
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11 BMW F25 X3 3.0D Sport
08 C Fünf 2.2 HDi Exclusive Tourer
06 C3 Desire 1.4
05 BMW 330i Convertible
72 DS 21 EFi Pallas BVH

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Citroenmad
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Postby Citroenmad » Tue Aug 02, 2011 7:10 pm

Welcome to the forum, two very nice cars you have :)
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Chris
16 C4 Cactus BlueHDi Flair
05 C4 2.0 16v Exclusive
54 Audi A2 FSi SE
51 VW Passat V6 TDi Estate

Family Citroens:
64 C4 Cactus BlueHDi Feel Red
15 C3 Picasso 1.6HDi Exclusive
56 C5 2.0HDi 138 16v VTR Estate
95 C15 6-wheel
55 Traction 6H

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Deanxm
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Postby Deanxm » Tue Aug 02, 2011 7:12 pm

DickieG wrote:
SaabC5 wrote:You'll know exactly what i mean by 2nd & 3rd gear boost then. :eek1:

Woof :D


Welcome back! i used to own and love a Saab 9000 2.3t CDS, wooooooooof indeed 8-)

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XM Prestige 92, confusing the locals again
Mitsubishi L200 Trojan 14
Xantia Activa 95, sold (missed)

Service Citroen is awesome, it shows me pictures of all the parts i used to be able to buy............

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Dommo
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Postby Dommo » Sat Sep 03, 2011 7:37 pm

My parents are so restrained, they have a 2000 W plate 93 Aero 205hp HOT, and the MPG gauge always says 32mpg, how they do this I have no idea?!
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Current cars
07 C5 II VTX+ 2.2 HDi 173hp, blue. Daily driver.
97 S1 Activa, 76k miles and nearly immaculate (apart from the paint)
97 S1 VSX 1.9 Turbo D in white, with a 2.1TD front end (dying :( )

Previous cars
91 Toyota Soarer UZZ32 Active suspension in blue, #425 of 873.


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