The CCC X Rally - 7th April 2013.

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Re: The CCC X Rally - 7th April 2013.

Postby MTND » Fri Apr 12, 2013 7:41 pm

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A fine selection of xantia but quite surprised at the Lack of. S1 xantia. ..


I agree, I think they are going to disappear gradually, we need to start saving them :(
Hopefully we'll get lots at the national, I'll be bringing mine :-D

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Re: The CCC X Rally - 7th April 2013.

Postby CGATCX25GTITURBO » Fri Apr 12, 2013 7:41 pm

Citroening wrote:I don't think that Darren is on here - only seen him on the BXClub and that was just a couple of posts - not really a forum man but not for everyone of course!

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Re: The CCC X Rally - 7th April 2013.

Postby citroenxm » Fri Apr 12, 2013 7:48 pm

MTND wrote:
citroenxm wrote:.

A fine selection of xantia but quite surprised at the Lack of. S1 xantia. ..


I agree, I think they are going to disappear gradually, we need to start saving them :(
Hopefully we'll get lots at the national, I'll be bringing mine :-D

Mark


I was going to scrap a SINKER.. :shock: But decided against it.. The first job was to stop the fuel drainage.. I think Ive done it. It appears to have been the fuel primer bulb!!
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Re: The CCC X Rally - 7th April 2013.

Postby Fake Concern » Fri Apr 12, 2013 8:45 pm

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I was going to scrap a SINKER.. !


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Re: The CCC X Rally - 7th April 2013.

Postby Citroening » Fri Apr 12, 2013 8:50 pm

Fake Concern wrote:??????

One of the very first Xantias, Peter - commonly deciphered by the chevrons on the bonnet and named a sinker as they'll sink down to the floor after being turned off for a little while - due to having no anti-sink valve IIRC...

Normally just the early K and L reg ones with chevrons on the bonnet but I believe that Paul has got a chevrons-on-the-bonnet Xantia that's not a Sinker, though...! :lol:
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Re: The CCC X Rally - 7th April 2013.

Postby Fake Concern » Fri Apr 12, 2013 8:53 pm

Citroening wrote:
Fake Concern wrote:??????

One of the very first Xantias, Peter - commonly deciphered by the chevrons on the bonnet and named a sinker as they'll sink down to the floor after being turned off for a little while - due to having no anti-sink valve IIRC...

Normally just the early K and L reg ones with chevrons on the bonnet but I believe that Paul has got a chevrons-on-the-bonnet Xantia that's not a Sinker, though...! :lol:

Aha!
It's at times like this that I'm glad I have steel springs!
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Re: The CCC X Rally - 7th April 2013.

Postby citroenxm » Fri Apr 12, 2013 8:56 pm

Yup, one of those too..

Very nomrally Sinker Xantias are K's and L's, but they carried over the BX suspension initially...

But early on in 1994, a revision was then made to the cars. I at first, thought anti sink was added along with chevrons moving to the grill and the additio of Drivers Air Bag and pre tensioners... However, this is not so. Ive an L reg with no air bags, and chevrons on the bonnet and with anti sink. Its an ORIGINAL car too!


Peter - NO, Im not, with all the recet coil spring failiures Ive seen, im SOOOOO GLAD Ive not got srpings...
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Re: The CCC X Rally - 7th April 2013.

Postby Citroening » Fri Apr 12, 2013 8:58 pm

Fake Concern wrote:It's at times like this that I'm glad I have steel springs!

No leaks, either...! :mrgreen: :supercool:
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Re: The CCC X Rally - 7th April 2013.

Postby Fake Concern » Fri Apr 12, 2013 9:11 pm

citroenxm wrote:Yup, one of those too..

Very nomrally Sinker Xantias are K's and L's, but they carried over the BX suspension initially...

But early on in 1994, a revision was then made to the cars. I at first, thought anti sink was added along with chevrons moving to the grill and the additio of Drivers Air Bag and pre tensioners... However, this is not so. Ive an L reg with no air bags, and chevrons on the bonnet and with anti sink. Its an ORIGINAL car too!


Peter - NO, Im not, with all the recet coil spring failiures Ive seen, im SOOOOO GLAD Ive not got srpings...

I'm loving picking up stuff about X Citroens!
You are right, mine has had new steel springs (before i got it)

I have never been in a Xantia or XM. Have driven CX, BX, ZX & GS quite a lot though! (years ago)
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Re: The CCC X Rally - 7th April 2013.

Postby MTND » Sat Apr 13, 2013 8:51 pm

citroenxm wrote: Sinker Xantias are K's and L's,


Do we know anyone with a K reg?


citroenxm wrote:Peter - NO, Im not, with all the recet coil spring failiures Ive seen, im SOOOOO GLAD Ive not got srpings...


Springs on Britain's current road surface!!! Thank goodness for LHM :-D

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Re: The CCC X Rally - 7th April 2013.

Postby Hell Razor5543 » Sat Apr 13, 2013 8:55 pm

Peter, next time I am visiting my family in Haywards Heath, I would be happy for you to have a go in my Xantia, Gracie. She is only an LX, with the basic suspension, but I like her. If I'd known, you could have had a drive in her at the X Rally.
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Re: The CCC X Rally - 7th April 2013.

Postby citroenxm » Sat Apr 13, 2013 9:09 pm

MTND wrote:
citroenxm wrote: Sinker Xantias are K's and L's,


Do we know anyone with a K reg?


If they do have, it will be a Petrol. The Petrol models ONLY were initially launched.. then the Diesels a few months later..
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Re: The CCC X Rally - 7th April 2013.

Postby Fake Concern » Sat Apr 13, 2013 11:09 pm

Hell Razor5543 wrote:Peter, next time I am visiting my family in Haywards Heath, I would be happy for you to have a go in my Xantia, Gracie. She is only an LX, with the basic suspension, but I like her. If I'd known, you could have had a drive in her at the X Rally.

That's a very kind offer, maybe at the next get together? I'm sure to be at another one.
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Re: The CCC X Rally - 7th April 2013.

Postby citroenxm » Sat Apr 13, 2013 11:17 pm

Tell you what. Forget a xantia.. get a ride in an xm. . You will LOVE. It. If i have my 24v s1 manual at a rally and hopefully cxm this year then you will know what performance and large cars are then. Plus the best ride in the world. . The xantia just. Doesn't touch the xm at all. ..
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Re: The CCC X Rally - 7th April 2013.

Postby R9UKE » Sat Apr 13, 2013 11:21 pm

K reg Diesel LX

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