The BX Project

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Re: The BX Project

Post by Vanny » Sun May 09, 2021 11:00 am

Citroën BX - XPO - A Crank For The D6C Engine

In March I found a crank journal measuring undersize, creating quite a quandary. In this article, I'll try to share my learning, ups, and downs, with you.

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Re: The BX Project

Post by Vanny » Sun May 16, 2021 5:14 pm

Citroën BX – XPO – Building The Mi16 Bottom End

A month since building the cylinder, I had to get on with building the bottom end. A few parts to clean and put together. How hard can it be? It should be plain sailing unless I do something really stupid.

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Re: The BX Project

Post by Vanny » Sun May 30, 2021 1:04 pm

Citroën BX – XPO – Building The Mi16 Bottom End Continued

When I last wrote about the rebuild of the engine for XPO, the project was at a bit of a low point. A host of things were absorbing my "free time". Then when I did get a moment, it wasn't exactly plain sailing. Admittedly snapping the piston rings was a mistake entirely of my own doing. But new rings have arrived, sort of, let the building of the bottom end commence!

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Re: The BX Project

Post by Dave » Sun May 30, 2021 5:45 pm

You are on the home run now, engine wise at least. :D
Prefer it to the Lamborghini, like Signor Gandini!

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