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Re: Romuliens

Post by Elizabeth's dad » Sun Sep 20, 2015 5:23 pm

tanuki wrote:Well, at least they got the correct translation for Scimitar: cimeterre
Lucky that it did dont translate into cimetière (graveyard) ... otherwise we would have ebay ads for Reliant Graveyard parts :hand: :hand:
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Re: Romuliens

Post by tanuki » Sun Sep 20, 2015 5:37 pm

Elizabeth's dad wrote:
A Reliant graveyard (Denpart):
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Oh yes Jim ... I remember this one ... awful sighting :cry:
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Re: Romuliens

Post by DARK STAR » Sun Sep 20, 2015 8:59 pm

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Re: Romuliens

Post by peter freeman » Sun Sep 20, 2015 9:36 pm

Had a look at one of those Citroen things today and the first thing I thought was - how long will it be before water lies on the top edge of the headboard and creeps down the back and rusts the door panel completely - certainly in the winter when you add ice and salt to the mix - this is the UK after all.



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Re: Romuliens

Post by tanuki » Sun Sep 20, 2015 10:36 pm

Well, after all cactus are known for holding water inside :lol:
Indeed what is good for surviving in the desert is not going to help in the english winter :roll:

I am pretty sure that water is going to find its way through and find a quiet place to stagnate behind those panels :evil:
Not just the winter saltmix btw ... but also the carwash high pressure hot water :?

Oh well, not planning to come close to those cactuses anyway :lol:
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Re: Romuliens

Post by DARK STAR » Mon Sep 21, 2015 6:32 am

I hadn't really thought about it before, but has anyone any idea WHY Citroen stick doormats / headboards on the vehicle?


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Re: Romuliens

Post by Roger Pennington » Mon Sep 21, 2015 3:05 pm

DARK STAR wrote:I hadn't really thought about it before, but has anyone any idea WHY Citroen stick doormats / headboards on the vehicle?
I can't comment from personal experience, but I have heard certain rumours about the French attitude to parking?...... :W :w :lol:


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Re: Romuliens

Post by tanuki » Mon Sep 21, 2015 3:52 pm

Tell me about it Roger !
Just got a phone call from my mother at lunch time ... she was sad because she found that the driver's door of their C4 had lost its lateral protections and had a large bump :twisted:
It happened in less than 5' on the village place ... and of course no message on the windscreen :evil:
Parents have always had Citroens ... maybe they should get a Cactus next :?
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Re: Romuliens

Post by DARK STAR » Mon Sep 21, 2015 5:58 pm

That sounds reasonable.
In fact I chose the GTC partly because it has solid rubber bumpers - and a tow bar ;)
But the side strips are missing, perhaps I should get a pair.
Or buy some doormats.


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Re: Romuliens

Post by tanuki » Mon Sep 21, 2015 7:48 pm

The tow bar is definitely helping :lol:
Another solution to the problem ... driving an old Land Rover :mrgreen:
I'd like to see the GTC with cactus doormats ... any photoshop specialist around :? :lol: ?
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Re: Romuliens

Post by DARK STAR » Mon Sep 21, 2015 9:45 pm

Don't stick them on mine, even with PhotoShop :mrgreen:


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Re: Romuliens

Post by Will Anderson » Mon Sep 21, 2015 10:09 pm

DARK STAR wrote:Don't stick them on mine, even with PhotoShop :mrgreen:
Roger! Sounds like a challenge!! :twisted:


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Re: Romuliens

Post by scimjim » Mon Sep 21, 2015 11:29 pm

took me ages to find a photo - 15 pages of project thread and not a decent one in there!
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Re: Romuliens

Post by tanuki » Tue Sep 22, 2015 12:49 am

scimjim wrote:took me ages to find a photo - 15 pages of project thread and not a decent one in there!
Excellent ... I was thinking about the rubber type of doormat, but those ones should do as well :lol: :lol: (sorry Chris :roll: )
Jim, there should be plenty of pics coming up after the Sortie with Chris ... no worries :wink:
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Re: Romuliens

Post by DARK STAR » Tue Sep 22, 2015 6:12 am

Hmm, at least it looks better than a Citroen Cactus.
There are some decent pics in the 'Photos of GTCs' section - but I can't find them either.


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