My Mandarin 2.1

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My Mandarin 2.1

Post by Dieselman » Sun May 02, 2010 5:06 pm

Finally I've given the car a bit of a clean up so thought a few pictures might be in order.

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92 2.1SED M.RP5740 ECZ Sable Phenicien
92 3.0 V6-24.Rp 5713 EXY Black
92 2.1SD M.RP 5685 ENT Blue Sideral
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90 2.1SD M.RP 5049 EJV Mandarin
92 2.1SD A.RP 5698 EJV Mandarin
94 2.1SD A.RP 6218 ERT Triton Green
91 2.0SI M.RP 5187 EWT White

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Re: My Mandarin 2.1

Post by Peter.N. » Sun May 02, 2010 6:37 pm

Lovely colour that when its clean, we have an estate that's supposed to be that colour but goodness knows last time it was polished.

Peter
'96 'N' 2.1 td VSX manual estate White RP6695. Sadly gone
'01 406 Hdi estate, blue
'01 C220 Cdi estate


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Re: My Mandarin 2.1

Post by citroenxm » Sun May 02, 2010 10:47 pm

Shes a H 1991 Plater, similar to my one, infact, I think it is the same colour as mine.

Whats your RP number Will??

Paul
1990 H reg V6 24v Manual .. in progress.. on SORN
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Re: My Mandarin 2.1

Post by jorgy » Sun May 02, 2010 11:59 pm

Aaaah, I wish mine was as tidy and clean as that one...!

Will, I'd bet u've opened up and cleaned the headlights, (and fogs?), or otherwise, they must be brand new!

Wishes for many, happy miles!!!!!!

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'94 XM 3.0 12v LHD Manual, DIRAVI, Black - @138k, now 175k - RP6336 - SORN
'93 XM 2.1TD SED Manual, Pearl Emerald Green - @80k, now 115k - RP6077
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Re: My Mandarin 2.1

Post by Dieselman » Mon May 03, 2010 8:53 am

Paul,

The RP is 5049 and I recall yours is 495*?? Mine was built on 5th Sept '90 and registered late October '90.

jorgy,
I did swap the headlamp silver bowls and bits as mine were a bit spotty in places. http://www.club-xm.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=1463

The car didn't look anywhere near this good when I bought it...hence no pics to date.
The bumper trims were cloudy and very corroded so a replacement front trim, wet sand and polish the rear one and fit ss side trims.
The paintwork had been mopped and from the look of all the swirls he must've used a doormat to do it with. There was no shine and the colour was weak.
The wheel trims were Picasso ones which didn't suit the car so...but these need refurbing as they are a bit dull grey.
The grey plastic mirrors and trims were dull and faded, the rear roof trims were peeling and scratched from the mopping.

I'll be giving the bodywork some more love when I get time...for now I'll concentrate on mechanical bits.
92 2.1SED M.RP5740 ECZ Sable Phenicien
92 3.0 V6-24.Rp 5713 EXY Black
92 2.1SD M.RP 5685 ENT Blue Sideral
Prev
90 2.1SD M.RP 5049 EJV Mandarin
92 2.1SD A.RP 5698 EJV Mandarin
94 2.1SD A.RP 6218 ERT Triton Green
91 2.0SI M.RP 5187 EWT White

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Re: My Mandarin 2.1

Post by steelcityuk » Mon May 03, 2010 5:17 pm

That looks great, a real credit to you.

Steve.
XM 2.1 SED K Plate - RP5876
Scenic 1.5 dCi 100
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Re: My Mandarin 2.1

Post by harryjoe » Mon May 03, 2010 6:14 pm

Same colour as mine !, Looks beautiful, that colour realy does suit the car , and looks excellent when polished up like that, :)
As the last post said , it is a real credit to you, very clean interior also, ! i like the early dash lay out, it's a little more quirky, than the more ergonmomic sytle of the later one's..

Lovely examaple. hats off to you ;)
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1997 Xantia 1.8i auto (sold)
1995 Clio Auto 32k mint cond
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Re: My Mandarin 2.1

Post by Dieselman » Mon May 03, 2010 6:25 pm

Thanks all.

Steve, I saw Ian's black 2.0i turbo you sold him on Saturday, it was stunning, much better presented than my car. You did a fantastic job on looking after that.

The colour is slightly different to Series 2 metallic red, that is a bit lighter, but not pearlescent, I believe.
92 2.1SED M.RP5740 ECZ Sable Phenicien
92 3.0 V6-24.Rp 5713 EXY Black
92 2.1SD M.RP 5685 ENT Blue Sideral
Prev
90 2.1SD M.RP 5049 EJV Mandarin
92 2.1SD A.RP 5698 EJV Mandarin
94 2.1SD A.RP 6218 ERT Triton Green
91 2.0SI M.RP 5187 EWT White

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Re: My Mandarin 2.1

Post by citroenxm » Mon May 03, 2010 9:35 pm

We've a 1991 H (mines Twin) in the Lighter NON Metallic colour ...

My H is the same as a Spare 1994 L reg S1.5 we've got in..

Paul
1990 H reg V6 24v Manual .. in progress.. on SORN
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92 L Xm 2.1t D auto project
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07 c5 2.2 hdi 173bhp manual

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Re: My Mandarin 2.1

Post by Peter.N. » Mon May 03, 2010 9:41 pm

My Mk2 is metallic but it has so much grime on it you can only see when the sun is shining on it. Anyone like polishing cars?

Peter
'96 'N' 2.1 td VSX manual estate White RP6695. Sadly gone
'01 406 Hdi estate, blue
'01 C220 Cdi estate


Located in Charmouth, Dorset

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