My well travelled XM...

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David Hallworth
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Re: My well travelled XM...

Post by David Hallworth » Wed May 22, 2019 10:05 pm

Well, time flies when you've having fun!! It's 9 years in 3 days time since I collected my XM from the port in Grangemouth. I can't quite believe it's been so long already.

MOT time tomorrow morning anyway :) Fingers crossed!

David.
'98 Xantia Activa V6 :-D
'00 XM V6 Exclusive
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'10 407 Coupè 3.0 HDi Sport

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Re: My well travelled XM...

Post by Dieselman » Thu May 23, 2019 5:21 am

I remember buying my Mandarin one...Feb 2010.

Good luck with the MOT. As long as you have checked it over, it should go through no problems.
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
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Re: My well travelled XM...

Post by White Exec » Thu May 23, 2019 6:09 am

Remember test-driving and buying ours (from S.E.Thomas in Godalming) in January 1999, with just 1000 miles on the clock.
It had been registered to S.E.T. just four weeks earlier, but their intending customer had decided not to proceed. Our good fortune.
The salesman had initially apologised about the unseen car (it was with Freeborn in Southampton) when we first showed interest. "I'm afraid it's white. Will that be a problem for you?"
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1996 XM 2.5TD Exclusive RP7165 Polar White
2003 RAV4 D4D 2.0 5dr LHD Silver WORKHORSE
1989 BX19RD Delage Red Deceased; 1998 ZX 1.9D Avantage auto Triton Green Company car 1998-2001; 2001 Xantia 1.8i auto Wicked Red Company car 2001-2003

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Re: My well travelled XM...

Post by David Hallworth » Thu May 23, 2019 6:55 pm

We got a pass :D

Not even an advisory... my exhaust repair must have held up well enough. :)

David.
'98 Xantia Activa V6 :-D
'00 XM V6 Exclusive
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Re: My well travelled XM...

Post by MTXM » Thu May 23, 2019 7:13 pm

Well done David that is good news and my 1989 V6 12v also passed yesterday, albeit with some minor advisories!! I look forward to seeing you with the car at Coventry. With regards, Matthew T.
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1990 V6sei auto (grey auto)
1990 V6sei manual (gold car)
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1990 V6.24v (Scotland car)
Other previous XM sold and broken too many to mention!

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Re: My well travelled XM...

Post by russ92xmsed » Fri May 24, 2019 5:13 pm

Congrats both of you. See you in Coventry.
Russ

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1992 K reg XM 2.1 Auto SED RP 5705 (D)
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Re: My well travelled XM...

Post by David Hallworth » Wed May 29, 2019 5:33 pm

Pictures :) Everybody love pictures!

Here's some shots of the XM and the C5 (before it was collected by it's new owner) after a cleaning marathon on Sunday...

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On the way to PD Gough this morning she ticked over onto a new milestone...

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Here's some pictures of the exhaust that PD Gough did today. The had the car on the ramp for 7am and I drove away at 14:32.

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The quality of the workmanship is superb, I found them to be very helpful and easy to deal with whilst there and I'm very happy with the overall fit and finish too. I'd use them again in a heartbeat and have already spoken to them about the exhaust for my V6 Xantia Activa.

Since 1am this morning when I left Glasgow she's covered 350 miles without batting an eyelid at it. She's done more in 1 day today then she did in the last 3 years!

David.
'98 Xantia Activa V6 :-D
'00 XM V6 Exclusive
'09 207 HDi Sport
'10 407 Coupè 3.0 HDi Sport

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Re: My well travelled XM...

Post by White Exec » Wed May 29, 2019 6:16 pm

Fabulous job - they haven't lost their touch!
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1989 BX19RD Delage Red Deceased; 1998 ZX 1.9D Avantage auto Triton Green Company car 1998-2001; 2001 Xantia 1.8i auto Wicked Red Company car 2001-2003

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Re: My well travelled XM...

Post by Dieselman » Wed May 29, 2019 7:00 pm

How does it sound?
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 well travelled XM...

Post by David Hallworth » Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:09 am

We've had a great weekend. The exhaust is behaving perfectly. It's very quiet and gives a nice burble when giving it some beans.

The XM got a lot of attention at the Citroen Centenary Event in Coombe Abbey. I even got one guy offering me £3k for it there and then!

Last night I left Coventry at 5pm, and at 21:30 I was parked at home having munched 328 miles effortlessly and only using half a tank of petrol.

Between the MOT in 2015 and last week the XM had covered 264 miles. Since Wednesday last week she has covered 780 miles effortlessly and without missing a beat. I've really fallen for my XM again this week. It's reminded me of what a special car the XM is.

David.
'98 Xantia Activa V6 :-D
'00 XM V6 Exclusive
'09 207 HDi Sport
'10 407 Coupè 3.0 HDi Sport

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