CCC Northern Rally May 2013

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Re: CCC Northern Rally May 2013

Post by Citroening » 14 May 2013, 19:59

Thanks David but I think we're sorted - XMCentral has offered to lend a hand.

Thanks again though.
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Re: CCC Northern Rally May 2013

Post by DHallworth » 14 May 2013, 22:26

Are you going to Wetherby Franklin?

Just noticed that you've got a set of XM Exclusive alloys on eBay.

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Re: CCC Northern Rally May 2013

Post by Citroening » 15 May 2013, 20:00

DHallworth wrote:Are you going to Wetherby Franklin?

Not planning to David - we never go as it's a bit "north" for us just for the day. Used to all of the shows being local to us around here! :lol:
DHallworth wrote:Just noticed that you've got a set of XM Exclusive alloys on eBay.

Have I?!

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Ah, yes - dad must've put them on there...
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Re: CCC Northern Rally May 2013

Post by DHallworth » 15 May 2013, 21:11

That's a shame. Would of been tempted if you'd of been coming North.

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Re: CCC Northern Rally May 2013

Post by mds141 » 15 May 2013, 21:42

I've got a set of four 'Monte Carlo' alloys with tyres for sale. The wheels that were on my XM needed a refurb, but I found a set on ebay that were in much better condition. I had the nearly new Michelin tyres swapped onto the new rims and the tyres off the new rims put loosely onto the old rims. If that makes sense. As I've said they could do with a refurb due to corrosion, the tyres are Michelin Pilots with a decent amount of tread left, at a guess I'd say 4-5mm. I'll be going to Wetherby. If you're interested I'll bring them along. Cheers, Mark.
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Re: CCC Northern Rally May 2013

Post by CitroJim » 17 May 2013, 07:03

I'm going to have to give Wetherby a miss this year :( Shame as I was really looking forward to it...
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Re: CCC Northern Rally May 2013

Post by bxzx16v » 17 May 2013, 15:33

I'm sorry to hear you can't make it to Wetherby Jim :( , I'll no doubt see you at another show .

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Re: CCC Northern Rally May 2013

Post by Citroenmad » 17 May 2013, 22:37

Sorry you can't make it Jim, I hope your ok. I'm not sure what will we do without your lucky umbrella! :lol:

I should be there tomorrow but the weather is sounding somewhere between dull drizzle and lightening storms. I'll be in the HDi Xantia tomorrow I think, probably get there mid day after I've given it a wash ... if its fine!

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Re: CCC Northern Rally May 2013

Post by myglaren » 18 May 2013, 12:04

Was going to come to Wetherby and had everything ready last night. Looked for webcams that would show the weather but the racecourse one is down.
Torrential rain here, looked at the Leeds and York cams and the same there.
Looked out and my car is gone :shock:

My son was late going to work and stayed until 11. Just ran him home and there is lots of flooding. Having an hydraulic Citroen helped there and produced some rather startled looks from the Eurobox drivers :)
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Re: CCC Northern Rally May 2013

Post by PhilGreaves » 18 May 2013, 12:34

hmm..rained earlier but has stoped for now: just overcast. Wouldnt call it torrential like..i could just be used to it though :lol: tomorrow is meant to be ok though....

I'll be there tomorrow in the c3....hey quit laughing.at least it works!!

Lol during the last floods we had our old xantia on the road, and yes the faces on other car drivers are pricelsss

Shame you're not coming jim- guess ill see you at the national?

I look forward to having a good look at the activa then. As an aside I think i mentioned to you at the icccr that id seen a silver one around here (as at first i thought they were the same car). I havent seen that particular car for about 18 months now...used to see it once every few months. Shame Also gone are the two other sinker xantias in our area leaving just ours a 1.8 petrol. I have seen 3 xms and 2 c6s this months though!

see (most of) you all there
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Re: CCC Northern Rally May 2013

Post by bxzx16v » 18 May 2013, 17:43

Early rise tomorrow and give the Zx a wash and a coat of wax for Wetherby .

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Re: CCC Northern Rally May 2013

Post by Martycit » 18 May 2013, 21:12

Looks like ill be there 2 moro in the ZX for the second time - was last there 2 years back in the XM i bought off Chris and that was my last Citroen before the ZX (dont think the missus was that impressed and we left after half an hour so will be there on my own) weather looks as if it will be OK which is more than can be said for what we had up here today (Torrential )
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Re: CCC Northern Rally May 2013

Post by bxzx16v » 18 May 2013, 21:15

I'll see you there then , two Zx16v's together , quite a sight .

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Re: CCC Northern Rally May 2013

Post by Citroenmad » 19 May 2013, 22:17

A Great weekend!

Yes, yesterday was very wet. On my journey there I encountered a large traffic jam on a minor road due to a flood. People in ordinary cars were turning back and casuing havoc. I put my Xantia into high and slowly went through with no problems. :roll:

Today was excellent, a great attendance of some very nice cars, brilliant weather and great people. A very enjoyable day and I have this sunburn as a reminder :lol:

PhilGreaves wrote:I look forward to having a good look at the activa then. As an aside I think i mentioned to you at the icccr that id seen a silver one around here (as at first i thought they were the same car). I havent seen that particular car for about 18 months now...used to see it once every few months. Shame Also gone are the two other sinker xantias in our area leaving just ours a 1.8 petrol. I have seen 3 xms and 2 c6s this months though!

see (most of) you all there
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Ah, our conversation makes more sense after seeing this :lol: I very rarely see any Xantias around here, which is a real shame but I have to say, I quite like driving something I dont see round every other corner. I use to have a silver Peugeot 206 as my daily hack, do you know, every other person has a silver 206! :roll:

If I see you at the National, I'll give you a run out in the Activa :)
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Re: CCC Northern Rally May 2013

Post by Martycit » 19 May 2013, 22:24

A bit warmer than I expected today and very bright after driving to leeds to see my dear old Dad after the event ( wish id brought some sunglasses ) - weather soon changed after hitting Scotch Corner on way home about 7pm been dull all day in Consett so im glad for the red face 8-) plenty of cars there but a shame not to see certain BX,s ie gti and 16v.
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