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    The topic about female Peugeot owners got me curious about the age of the members on this forum and their list of Peugeots...

    I'm 24 now but I have been a Pug freak since I was about 8. My grandparents bought a brand new 505 STI in late 1984. I was so fascinated by this car, it looked so much better than the other American made cars I had been exposed to. At night time, the array of amber colored lights on the dash and console looked incredible to me.

    Anyway, when I turned 16 my dad gave me his worn out '84 505 (with XN6 motor). My dream car at the time was a 505 TD with the 2.5 (XD3T) and a 5 speed tranny. Sounds weird, huh? But dad's '84 505 was free, so I couldn't complain. I still own that car to this day. And thanks to me, most everyone I know has a good impression of Peugeots--Here in USA, Peugeots are almost unheard of.

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    I have a few friends who are also Peugeot fans. I generally do all the work to these cars, and I take a great deal of pride in what I do...

    Here the list of cars that I own:
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    1982 505 S (XD2S)
    1984 505 STI (XN6)
    1988 505 Turbo S (N9TEA) parts car
    1989 505 Turbo (N9TEA) restoration project

    Cars that my friends own, and I work on:
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    1985 505 S wagon (XN6)

    1988 505 Turbo S (N9TEA) new project
    1988 505 Turbo S (N9TEA) w/ Danielson head
    1989 505 Turbo (N9TEA) seen in videos

    1989 405 Mi16 (XU9J4) new project
    1991 405 Mi16 (XU9J4) also in videos

    So, we have a nice little family of Peugeots here in the southeastern USA (luckily several hundred miles from New York).

    I'm really thinking of adding a 504 to my collection. I know someone with a '73 504 (XN1) just sitting in their garage--I may try to take it off his hands.

    -Joe

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    From when I was about 18 I have spasmodically owned examples of the marque... first with a 403 (with floorchange), then after a break I graduated to a 203 or two, then went back to a 403, then it was 404s for many years.
    My first 504 (an 1800) came in 1980, but after several years on the outside I've been a strong adherent to the 504 range since 1988. I have had one 604.

    Currently I run a fleet of wagons.

    ...and of course there's the Jolus, if it ever gets finished.

    I'm 55...

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    i am starting to lose count on what i have had over the years but i'll try and see if i can remember what i have had
    i started when i was about 13 i think <g>
    a couple of 203's
    1 x 403 ute
    2-3 x 403 sedans
    3 x 404 sedans
    9 x 504 sedans
    4-5 x 604 sedans
    1 x 405 Mi16
    1 x 306 GTi6
    1990 celica coupe
    VH holden comode

    i can't think of any others at the moment
    3 x '78 604 SL

    1 x 2018 3008

    1 x 2000 Citroen XM,

    1 x '98 306 GTi6 sadly sold

    1 x secret project

    1 x '98 406 STDT troop carrier and i don't care if it stinks, i don't sniff it's arse Death by wank tank

    1 x '99 406SV 5spd wagon, time to burn more fuel

    1 x 1994 605 SV3.0

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    I'm 29 and I've owned the following cars:

    1968 404 (parts car I bought in 1989)
    1974 404 (South African private import which I owned from 1990 to 1995)
    1978 504 (run around car which I bought in late 1992 and sold in 1993)
    1975 Ford Escort MK 2 (owned for a short period in 1992)
    1978 Ford Cortina (a 2 litre Pinto engined 4 door sedan with similar styling to a fox-body Mustang) (I owned this from 1993 to 1995)
    1978 504 (owned from 1995 until the present)
    1980 505 (parts car which I bought and stripped in 1999)
    1978 604 (parts car which I just bought and will strip next week when I'm on holidays)

    In addition to these cars I've also stripped a few 504s which friends were about to throw out. I've just been given a 1979 504 for parts, which I also plan to strip next week.

    Dave
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    1976 504 Ti
    1984 205 GT twin carb
    1991 205 SI 1.6GTI motor
    1994 106 Xsi
    1996 Mondeo V6
    Aus Fleet
    1955 203C
    1997 Civic Cxi (great allrounder- revy, flexible, nimble, comfortable , economical, simple and durable )

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    21 years old. I always liked the look of the 306 ever since I first saw one...

    Car's I've owned, in order:

    1. 1985 Toyota Corona

    2. 1989 Honda Prelude

    3. 2000 Pug 306 GTi6

    (and I sold one before getting the next, I don't have the money nor space to 'collect' cars larger than die-casts )
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    My father has owned the following Peugeots:

    a couple of 203s in the mid 1960s which were left a freinds backyard
    1965 404 (1975-1978)
    1955 203 (1977-present)
    1970 504 (1978-1985)
    1979 504 Diesel (1985-1997)
    He currently owns a Ford Mondeo (Contour) in addition to his 203. He has also owned many Fords (Cortinas, Anglias and a Falcon), 1 Holden, an Austin A30, and a couple of Morris Minors (with modified Ford Cortina engines).

    My father's brother has owned the following Peugeots:
    403 (during the late 1960s)
    1975 504 (1975-1981)
    1985 505 GTi Excecutive (1988-1989)
    He has also owned Fords, Holdens, Toyotas, a Hillman and a few Renault 12s and Saab 900s and currently owns a Saab and a Toyota Corolla engined Clubman sports car.

    My mother has owned a mid 1960s Volkswagen Beetle and a 1976 Toyota Corolla in addition to the other cars which she and my father have had. My sister has owned a 1989 Hyundai Excel and currently owns a 1997 Honda Civic.

    So you can see that my family likes Peugeots but has also had many other types of cars.

    Dave
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    1976 504 Ti
    1984 205 GT twin carb
    1991 205 SI 1.6GTI motor
    1994 106 Xsi
    1996 Mondeo V6
    Aus Fleet
    1955 203C
    1997 Civic Cxi (great allrounder- revy, flexible, nimble, comfortable , economical, simple and durable )

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    Hi Guys,

    hmmm, well as far as I can remember my family has had french cars. There's a photo at home of my grandparents house when my father was about 21. There is about 6 Renault 8/10/16's lined up in a row. Yep my grandparents, and all my aunties & uncles had them. Through my childhood I can remember a series of R10s, R16ts x 2 an XY fowcan, and XC fowcan V8 wagon (everyone loved that car except my old man, he hated every second of it's ownership. I was only about 6y.o.). Then a series of Kombi Vans, some fitted with 2.6litre scorpian motors.

    At the same time as we owned the kombi's my old man found a Citroen 'D'special for sale at a local car yard within his price range (ie: cheap ). He'd always wanted a Citroen 'D'. I know this as I have one of his magazines at home from 1956 featuring an Citroen DS. He can't have bought it new though as he'd have been about 5years old?...

    He drove the 'D' for about 5years, sold the Kombi's off, and bought a 76 Citroen diesel wagon, and mum a Citroen CX2400 C-matic (man she HATED that car, it did it's best to make her life a misery). Used that for about 5years. Then bought a Renault 25. About thet time I got my license. I wanted a citroen CX, but could only afford a tired old Renault Virage. That got crashed, so I nagged and nagged and nagged (you get the idea) my old man to sell me the CX2400 now fitted with a 4spd manual gbox for the price of the insurance settlement. The answer was a definate NO. Mum stepped in and it was yes

    Mum bought a Magna when Dad went on holiday as she hated the CX2400 so much. Dad got home and disposed of it about 4months later, buying her a Citroen BX16trs. It then had it's turn at making her life a misery. It was guttless, bloody awful to drive and endlessly blocked the carbys jets. After a while she refused to drive it. It was sold off and They kept just the R25 on the road as they were heading to the UK for a year. You guessed it, while in the UK Dad bought a CX2500gti turbo, and a 2CV. They bought these back and just parked them in the shed. Mum got a lease Camry through her work and loved it, the best car she's ever owned

    Finaly after the lease car went back dad got rid of the Renault 25, and registered the CXturbo, and bought a Xantia for mum to drive, finaly she has a Citroen that doesn't make her life a misery, she still prefers the Camry to it though...

    What had I been doing in this time?? Well I still use and drive that orginal CX2400 daily as my only car, I've since converted it to a 5spd. While I was at uni, I bought a very cheap CX2200 pallas, and drove it for a year. Bought another GS1220pallas, blew a coat of paint over it and used it for another year.

    Then I found an old ID19, of course had to buy it didn't I.... Then a DS21injected 5spd was offered to me, but only if I took a Dspecial wreck with it...... And finaly I bought my girlfriend a BX19tri.

    My brother ended up in a Renault Fuego, my sister in a R12 auto followed by a R19. My other sister in a Magna (the shame it's not french, hope she reads this )

    So what's so special about this list?? Not a single Peugeot!! I really don't understand why, I think my old man test drove several of them everytime before deciding on a Cit or Renault. The only conclusion I can come to is the resale value on Pug's is much better, ie: they cost a lot more to buy the equivelant car....

    Yes we both have a lot of cars around our houses. No we've never sold a Citroen other than that 1 BX16trs Auto. Lot's of cars, and usualy none that go

    seeya,
    Shane L.
    PS: I'm 27, and you can some of these cars here: http://www.aussiefrogs.com/shane
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    '63 ID19 http://www.aussiefrogs.com/forum/citro%EBn-forum/90325-best-project-car-you-have-ever-seen.html
    '72 DS21 ie 5spd pallas (last looked at ... about 15years ago)
    '78 GS1220 pallas
    '92 Range Rover Classic ... 5spd manual.

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    Hi Everyone,

    I am 19, Own a small business to do with peugeot, citroen, renault styling, I work for a peugeot place in brisbane, I am the president of the peugeot gti autosport club of australia, I run a few peugeot websites, I have owned
    1995 306 XT 1998-2000
    1987 205 GTi current
    1988 205 GTi current

    I'm a peugeot nut and love them heaps.

    Nick Watson

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    To continue in the above tradition, I am 24 and have owned / been part of the following Pugs and Renaults;

    1969 R16 TS (Man)
    1972 504 GL (Man)
    1977 504 GL (Auto)
    1979 504 GL (Auto)
    1981 504 GL (Man) x2
    1983 R20 (Man)
    1984 505 STi (Auto)
    1985 505 GTi (Man)
    1989 205 GTi (Man)
    1993 205 Si (Man)
    1994 405 Mi16 (Man) - Current Steed
    1994 405 SRi (Auto)
    2001 406 HDi (Man)

    Next step - Wait to see what hot 307 Pug bring out.
    "Take a Lion through a corner - FAST"

    Current Fleet;
    2010 308 XSE HDi SW [Vapour Grey]
    2010 VW GOLF GTI [Carbon Steel Grey]

    In the Family;
    2012 508 Allure HDi [Thorium Grey]
    2008 207 HDi XT [Bianca White]

    Past "Frogs"
    2008 308 XSE HDi SW / 2006 307 XSE HDi Touring / 2001 306 XSi / 2005 206 GTi180 / 2005 407 HDi / 2003 206 XT / 1993 SII 405 Mi16 / 1990 205 GTi / 2x 1985 505 GTi S1 / 1976 504 / 1982 20 TS / 1997 306 XR / 1992 205 Si

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    So far my father & I have wrecked:
    7X Citroen GS's
    4X Renault 4TL's

    I have owned:
    3X Citroen GS's (everday use)
    1X Peugeot 205GTI 1990 Ser I
    1X 405 STI '92 (Current)
    1X Citroen Berlingo '01 (Current)


    Parents owned (while I was around ):
    2X Peugeot 504's
    1X Peugeot 604SL
    2X Citroen GS's (1 is Current)
    1X Citroen BX 16TRS
    1X Renault 4 (Current)
    1X Peugeot 605 SV (Current)

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    Well, unlike many of the replies above I don't come from a long line of French car owners. My Gran had some kind of renault, but the floor rusted out, she won some money, and bought a Mitsubishi Colt instead. I drove that for a while, then decided something with airconditioning would be nice during Brisbane summers. Was looking around at a Ford Laser/Mazda 323 or something similar when I spotted a Peugeot 306 in a local car yard, made the mistake of taking it for a drive, and fell in love...

    There was nothing 'wrong' with the Ford, etc, but after driving the Pug I guess I realised that getting from A to B can be REALLY enjoyable. I've always liked driving (even though I didn't get my license till I was nearly 24, I'm 26 now), and walking out after a long day at work and jumping in my Pug is instantly relaxing. I should mention that the original pug I drove was sold before I could get finance, and I looked at a few others before buying my 98 306 XR sedan. To me, it was a great compromise between practicality (not too hard to get serviced, just expensive) and personality. My one real gripe is the fact it requires PULP, and I'm currently living in Rockhampton where it's really expensive. Also, you can't get it past Emerald, which means going west for a holiday is out of the question.

    Other cars my Mum and Dad have had have been a couple of Magnas, a Volvo (!), Austin Healy Sprite, Datsun Fairlady and a couple of Fiats. Mum still misses her Fiat, in spite of twice coming home on a towtruck. They currently drive a Subaru GT Forester (the turbo-charged one) and Dad tried getting me interested in Subaru (which I had previously driven and liked), but they just couldn't compete against the Pug. I won on at least one score - when I came to Rocky Dad drove up with me and I scored way better fuel economy (both running on Optimax) - if I'd known I was moving to the country, I suppose I should have bought the diesel...

    penelope_s

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    i know what you mean about the fuel
    i lived at yeppoon for a while and worked out at moura and then over at middlemount for the time i was there
    i used to travel back down to the southern highlands in NSW to see my folks and i found i couldn't get and PULP untill i got to goondiwindi/boggabilla and that i found was around 750km's between fuel stops
    i was really glad that the Mi16 i had at that time was really good on fuel but just in case i used to carry a fuel can in the car everywhere i went in QLD. i found that 20litres was going to get me a fair distance if i ran out
    when i worked out at middlemount i used to top up at dingo before turning right up the beef road.
    i couldn't even get PULP at yeppoon and had to watch my fuel and remember to fill up in rocky
    3 x '78 604 SL

    1 x 2018 3008

    1 x 2000 Citroen XM,

    1 x '98 306 GTi6 sadly sold

    1 x secret project

    1 x '98 406 STDT troop carrier and i don't care if it stinks, i don't sniff it's arse Death by wank tank

    1 x '99 406SV 5spd wagon, time to burn more fuel

    1 x 1994 605 SV3.0

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    age 24. I come from a long line of volvo drivers. I became interested in peugeot's when the 405 was released: really liked the Mi16, and the diesel. Later when I was at uni a friend of mine had a 1985 series 1 505 GTi, which I fell madly in love with. At the start of the year they decided to part with it as it was becoming a little troublesome and so they sold it to a car dealership for $2000. I promptly called the car yard bought the car off them - not before they rebuilt the engine, gearbox, and god knows what else. I still own the car, and it's a real treat to drive. My only gripe is that the dealership took off the eight-spoke 15 inch imperial alloy wheels, and plonked a set of 14 inch of STI alloys on it. They look okay, but not quite as funky the originals if you ask me. ...anyone got a set to sell for the right price? Car needs a respray too, but I'll wait until I can get it done right. Also, I think I've managed to convert my volvo-driving old man to Peugeot - he's talking 406 diesel at the moment!

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    Cars i've owned....

    Austin Tasman, don't ask...just dont
    Fiat 125, fast....when it ran
    R16TL, if only more 16s were alive today.... a TX would have to be a sweet thing
    R12 with 17TL engine, redefined the term "torque steer"
    Mini clubman S
    Mini K, gotta love minis...cept them stock brakes...or lack thereof..
    Escort Ghia Mk2 with waaay modified engine...pity the body was waaay rust modified
    Alfa 90 with 164 3tr, my bank account is still recovering...the emotional scaring will last a lifetime......

    Currently I drive a series 2 205....nice car if you can ignore all the plastic creaks and rattles

    I'm usually a happy person....really
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    Hi, I'm 31 and have had the (privilege of owning the) following
    1967 Fiat 500
    1970 Fiat 500
    1966 Citroen ID19
    1964 Citroen ID19
    1962 Peugeot 403B
    1975 Citroen CX2000 (yes, and manual steer!)
    1985 Ford Sierra wagon (guess when I got married, manual steer CX too heavy etc...)
    1988 Ford Sierra wagon
    1971 Peugeot 504 (current)
    1989 Peugeot 505 Family Estate (current)

    My grandparents had 403s,404s and a 504 (now mine), mum & dad had a Citroen L15, a 404 (same one twice!), two 504's, two Citroen GS, and ID19. I learnt to drive in a '64 404, and even at that tender age of 15 could see the contrast between that and the newish cortinas of the day, so I was hooked! (Plus, as a newborn, my ride home was in the L15 ..?) Have worked on all of the above. Now Dave McBean's excellent web site on mods has got me collecting 505GTi bits for my unsuspecting 504...

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    Hi Jason,

    cool cars, I'm currently restoring a 63 ID19, I also have a 76 CX2200pallas manual steered (it's sitting down at my parents place). You wrong the steering is heavy it's HEAVY!!!!.

    I also have a GS1220 pallas (great car), we had heaps of R16TS's, no Renault to date beats them I don't reckon...

    My old man's currently assembling a restored 52 Light 15 Legere.

    Next car Pug gti, why not a CX2500 gti?? mmmmm,yuuuuummmmmm. That's what my next car is an '85 series II CX2500 gti turbo I.
    seeya,
    Shane L.
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    '63 ID19 http://www.aussiefrogs.com/forum/showthread.php?t=90325
    '72 DS21 ie 5spd pallas (last looked at ... about 15years ago)
    '78 GS1220 pallas
    '92 Range Rover Classic ... 5spd manual.

    Yay ... No Slugomatics


    Modern Junk:
    '07 Poogoe 407 HDi 6spd manual

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    <font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by DoubleChevron:
    Hi Jason,

    cool cars, I'm currently restoring a 63 ID19, I also have a 76 CX2200pallas manual steered (it's sitting down at my parents place). You wrong the steering isn't heavy it's HEAVY!!!!.

    I also have a GS1220 pallas (great car), we had heaps of R16TS's, no Renault to date beats them I don't reckon...

    My old man's currently assembling a restored 52 Light 15 Legere.

    Next car Pug gti, why not a CX2500 gti?? mmmmm,yuuuuummmmmm. That's what my next car is an '85 series II CX2500 gti turbo I.
    seeya,
    Shane L.
    'Cit' homepage:
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    Proper cars--
    '85 Series II CX2500 GTi Turbo I
    '63 ID19 http://www.aussiefrogs.com/forum/showthread.php?t=90325
    '72 DS21 ie 5spd pallas (last looked at ... about 15years ago)
    '78 GS1220 pallas
    '92 Range Rover Classic ... 5spd manual.

    Yay ... No Slugomatics


    Modern Junk:
    '07 Poogoe 407 HDi 6spd manual

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    Hi all,

    I'm also the victim of a French car family.
    My old man used to get around in a big 6 Citroen that a friend of his had, if there was such a car. He claims it was ex French embassy and was an awesome thing, still tells us the same stories about it.
    Since his new Mini Cooper (not the S) he always bought second hand.
    Next was the 404 sedan, then the immaculate 16TS from Eurocars in Sydney which I rolled a large rock down the hatch of when I was about 7 yrs old - not immaculate after that!
    Then the 74 model 504 that was an import from the India British High Commission. It did near to 500,000km and has just been replaced with a 406ST sedan.
    In between was a brief flirt with a 250/8 Benz but always longed for the 504 ride comfort so it went back into the Krautland classifieds.
    Still have 2 more 504's both in excellent condition.
    I have a 205Gti 93.
    Also got numerous vintage bikes - 2 '26 Indian Scouts, '23 Douglas and a big vintage car VSCC style called a Vauxhall 23/60 with a 4 litre 4 cylinder engine under restoration.
    Did I mention the Fiat 500C in there also?

    Ian

    Gotta have a project!

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    Evening, just spotted the post...

    I'm 18 (in NZ too), worked in a factory over my Christmas school holidays last year to save enough for a 205 GTi. Bought my 205 GTi 2 months before my 18th birthday. It's my first car, a 1988 black 1.9 (Aus spec, low compression, rear drums, a/c etc). Theres a few little things that need doing, otherwise its mad fun . I also run a website for 205 GTis, which can be found at http://homepages.ihug.co.nz/~plane.

    Gratuitous pic of my car:


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    I'm 19, my life involves managing a small fleet of cars for a medical company, and studying at a bible college.

    Ok, I feel a little outclassed here, having only owned a 1992 405S (current drive).
    I bought a crap-but-cheap 1986 Nissan Pulsar GXE 1.6 5-speed when I was 17.
    Had a Ford Falcon GL XF wagon 4.1 auto at 18 (BIG mistake....).
    I needed something practical and fun to drive. The Falcon was neither - I was actually looking at Rover SD1's (don't ask), Alfa-Romeo GTV/33/90's and E28/E30 BMW's before came across the 405 selling at $9900 with 109'000km's on the clock. Almost tempted by a V8 Commodore wagon next to it, but my previous experience with a dinosaur put that idea to an end.
    My only gripe with the car is a lack of oomph from the engine (I got the 80kw version of the injected 1.9) and a recalcitrant auto transmission that refuses to kickdown if it brings the revs past 4500RPM. I'm still looking for a car that will be able to improve on the Pug in all areas to replace it with. Nothing in my price range can really match it's comfort, practicality, handling, looks and efficiency.
    The closest is perhaps a manual 406, Xantia or Vectra. Took a Saab 900 for a drive but didn't like it. Ditto Volvo 850. I won't be able to live with the image of a P driving an E36 BMW. I think I'm thouroughly hooked on French cars.

    Sure, you still get beaten from the traffic lights by Vtec Chondas, Common-as-doors and Foul-cans but I know that I can have my fun in my car without having to prove anything to anybody.
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    1996 Jaguar XJR X300
    1991 Honda VT250 Spada
    1992 Peugeot 405 S (R.I.P. 31/07/2005)

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    My father bought our first Peugeot 403 in Paris in 1956, when I was about 4. It got stuck in the Suez canal on board a ship during the 1956 crisis while we were moving back from England to Australia.

    I learned to drive in a later family hand me down 403 in the late 1960's. (Dad had graduated to 404 wagons by this stage) Took one up to Alice Springs with me in 1975 for a few years (I'm an anthropologist). By far the best car to drive on territory roads in those days. Ended up bringing it to Melbourne from Alice via Darwin Broome and Perth in just under a fortnight in 1980.

    A 404 followed for a few years, then the DSpecial (I'd fallen in love with them in Englanbd when we returned there bvriefly in the early 1960's - still have it but its in need of a fair biot of work now). Bought my wife a Renault 12 as her first car . Then came the 504 for my older daughter's 18th (the traitor has now married someone who is in love with Holdens so its been repossessed and serves as my "spare")

    505SLi wagon (metallic blue 87 model) came next . Sadly written off a few weeks back after several years of sterling service - not to mention a recently completed engine overhall - liners, bearings, the works. I'm hanging onto the wreck for spares for a while.

    Just purchased a replacement Sli wagon. The flat white doesn't have the same panache as the metallic blue, but hey its cooler and the car is generally sounder mechanically in the fundamental areas of suspension / transmission etc etc (despite the amazing number of trivial things I had to fix up when I got it - headlights not properly mounted, interior lights not working, alternator improperly wired etc etc etc etc)

    I've had at least one French car ever since I learnt to drive in 1969, and there has been one or more in the family since 1956.

    There are few pictures of some of them at http://www.netspace.net.au/~rodhagen/car_page.htm

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    G'day Rod,
    Welcome to the pond..
    Just checked out you site, great work, you have certainly earned you froggy stripes, look forward to your posts

    Email me for you Aussiefrog sticker

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    "Déesse" Roland Barthes, 'Mythologies', 1957

    The Déesse has all the characteristics of one of those objects fallen from another universe that fed the mania for novelty in the eighteenth century and a similar mania expressed by modern science fiction: the Déesse is first and foremost the new Nautilus.

    (Umberto Eco [Ed], The History of Beauty, Rizzoli, NY, 2004)

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    Yeah,

    I know Rod from somewhere??? His name is ssssooooo familiar!! Maybe he writes in the CCCV newsletter sometimes??

    Maybe I'm confusing him someone else (the guy I bought my ID19 from?)

    seeya,
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    '63 ID19 http://www.aussiefrogs.com/forum/showthread.php?t=90325
    '72 DS21 ie 5spd pallas (last looked at ... about 15years ago)
    '78 GS1220 pallas
    '92 Range Rover Classic ... 5spd manual.

    Yay ... No Slugomatics


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    G'day Shane. Didn't know you frequented Peugeot fora! Escaping from non metricated yanks on the DS list perhaps?

    Thinking of Ballarat , I helped a mate buy a rather lovely Peugeot 504 that had spent much of its life in Ballarat the other day. (It had recently moved to Torquay). Solid asking price for a 504 auto, but it really was cut above the average.

    How are all those D's going?
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    Real cars have hydraulics DoubleChevron's Avatar
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    Heee, heee,

    I'll never turn down a chance to talk Cit's on the 'pug' list.

    The DS21 injected is running quite well, whenever I feel like annoying all the neighbours within about 4 blocks I drive it around the back yard. It has no exhaust after the manifold so it's LOUD Still needs trimming & painting.

    The ID19, well I've got it's clockwork brakes in bits still at the moment. The interior I'm (attempting) to retrim at the moment. Then a little work & I'll run it up for a RWC.

    seeya,
    Shane L.
    'Cit' homepage:
    Citroen Workshop
    Proper cars--
    '85 Series II CX2500 GTi Turbo I
    '63 ID19 http://www.aussiefrogs.com/forum/showthread.php?t=90325
    '72 DS21 ie 5spd pallas (last looked at ... about 15years ago)
    '78 GS1220 pallas
    '92 Range Rover Classic ... 5spd manual.

    Yay ... No Slugomatics


    Modern Junk:
    '07 Poogoe 407 HDi 6spd manual

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