Archive for June 2010

Please Welcome: the BX

Okay, I’ve bitten the bullet. The GTI days are over. Sigh.
Well, or rather, the Golf GTI days are over. My new “modern” car is a GTI too, after all.
1990 Citroën BX GTI Automatic. Yes, that’s right: Automatic. A nice, comfy, automatic family saloon … GTI. The French are a peculiar people.
1.9 litres, 120 bhp. 159k [...]

GTI: Manifold Found, and E85 Test Successful

Long time no post. The reason is simple: Nothing happened. But it will.
It will have to, in fact. The GTI is two months without TÜV now. So far, the police didn’t notice. *knock on wood*  But I am not willing to go back to the days when I was stopped with nineteen months of TÜV [...]