Mad Cyril reacted to Longblackcoat in Citroen Hydropneumatique 1954 - 2018 +++ An attempt at a tribute thread +++ Caution: André's Asylum inside!
I have never, ever had a problem with Citroen hydraulic suspension. Many people can say this because they've never owned/sat in/travelled in an LHM-equipped Citroen, and it would therefore be impossible for them to experience such an issue. Fair enough. But that's not me.
You see I, on the other hand, have owned a bevy of BXs, have travelled circa 200,000 miles in them, and have never had a leak, a failure, a blowup .... nothing. I did change the spheres a couple of times because maintenance, true, but at Â£35 a corner that's hardly a killer. And the ride was just brilliant.
Sad to see them disappear.
Mad Cyril reacted to AlabamaShrimp in Diesel scrapage scheme 2017
There's a big place called China. Does exactly what the fuck it likes and bollocks to the rest of the world.
Britain, always coming up with some stupid scheme to cut this or stop that. Always half thought out and never does what it's meant to. Still looks good on the news and ticks a few boxes.
Mad Cyril reacted to cort16 in eBay tat volume 3.
These 3 series BMW's have the most miserable interior of any car ever made. The material on the seats remind me of the super cheap co-op school trousers my mum used to buy me when I was 9.
Mad Cyril reacted to Mr_Bo11ox in eBay tat volume 3.
I reckon these are quite a sharp looker, not sure about those wheels though, I know theyre probably fitted by the importer but these look better without 'fripperies' IMO. FFS listen to me banging on about which is the 'purest' model of Skoda Favorit on the internet, what a friggin loser
Mad Cyril reacted to Cavcraft in eBay tat volume 3.
Girlfriend in a Commer, I know
I know, it's serious
Girlfriend in a Commer, I know
I know, it's really serious
Do you really think
her blouse is see through?
Do you really think
It's see through?
No I don't want to see her
Mad Cyril got a reaction from Magnificent Rustbucket in Show me ya shite!
Agreed. The Sud truly is a thing of beauty (mind you, so is Ians Bond so don't go trusting my judgement ).
My biggest smile raiser is my 2cv...
I've owned this for over 18 years now and love it (even though I never use it)
This was always one of my dream cars which I finally got to own about seven years ago (but again I never get the time to use it)
And this is used for runs to the tip and B&Q, towing the trailer or whatevers broken down, pulling up tree stumps etc...
I've really bonded with it since spending three months welding it. It must be the world most solid Range Rover now. I'm planning to use it every day as soon as I find an oil well in my back garden.
Mad Cyril reacted to Parky in Pogweasel. Is there a cure?
You need that "Detailing World" guy who checked the thickness of the paint on his Astra before applying 57 coats of whale jizz for ultimate protection. He would sort it out no problem, except he would take six months to do it.
The machine polish and fancy potions ideas are all spot on but this is Autoshite, surely you have a 15 year old half empty bottle of crusty T-Cut in your shed??? That and some old pants for application and polishing off and job jobbed!
Mad Cyril reacted to Timewaster in Garage find Rancho - the bronze one. Rust update, p15
Golden brown, texture like rust
Many panels turning to dust
Who needs fucked Fords?
Never a frown
With golden brown....
Golden brown, some time to fix
Once was metal, now weetabix
There will be tears
Welding for years
He'll go to town
On Golden brown...
Golden brown, who would have thought
Just look what this nutter has bought
Wish him the best
Pray for the test
He'll wear the crown
With Golden brown...
Golden brown, I want a ride
See the owner bursting with pride
Will it be seen
At shitefest 18
We all head down
For Golden brown....
Mad Cyril reacted to dollywobbler in Tell me what is the MOST comfortable car for a passenger
According to Mrs DW, an original Mini. She does have quite an odd back though, and a seeming ignorance of utterly shit suspension.
Mad Cyril reacted to RichardK in Tell me what is the MOST comfortable car for a passenger
Back seats of a CitroÃ«n C6 with lounge pack.
Mad Cyril reacted to Cleon-Fonte in eBay tat volume 3.
For just 600 fine British pounds you could own this slice of premium-grade Spen King-engineered chod. Proper Perkins Prima power with a measly 160,000 (probably very loud) miles under its belt, seven seats so it's virtually an MPV and the kind of aesthetic wonderment that only comes with a car styled by at least four different people.
Admittedly potential* rust problems may cause any lucky buyers some slight* financial pain if they're not skilled with a welder, and that headlining has a distinct stained, crispy old mattress in a skip air about it. But for the money and the potential OMGMPGs involved it's hardly too much to moan about. Give it a good wash/polish inside and out and it will be transformed.