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    Today I have been mainly spending loads of money

    Damn the last 3 weeks have been expensive.
    Up to now I'm commited to buy or have bought
    A set of 17" Turbo Coupe alloys without tyres, might go from 18" to 17" if I like the look. Also another set of the same alloys which I've since resold.
    A Dbilas Inlet Manifold for the Z18XE
    A set of 8000k HID bulbs and ballasts
    A mod on my bonnet to put in 4 vents
    A full carbon centre console from the MFD down to the handbrake undertray
    A set of Turbo coupe leather seats
    A set of 308mm Discs/calipers/brackets
    A set of 160mph clocks
    A trip computer from a Turbo Coupe
    A gun metal TC panel with heated seat switches
    A set of Lucas rear calipers
    A set of longer wheel bolts to incorporate the Brembo brakes.
    300 various coloured LEDs and resistors.
    A set of fittings to convert the glovebox to a lockable one.
    A black 3 hole TC panel.
    Another 1.8 Ecotec cover for the engine for a mod.
    Irmscher carbon look gear knob and handbrake lever to match my steering wheel.
    A Turbo coupe steering wheel which was resold.

    I'm also in the process of getting the parts together to send to Greece for plastic chroming. Another £100 I reckon.

    Can't begin to add up how much that lots cost me, some I've resold and some I'll probably resell but it's all money I've had to find.
    52 Astra G 1.8, 18" Mille Miglia alloys, 325mm Brembo 4 pot conversion, Coupe leather interior, Raid strut brace, Whiteline rear ARB, Irmscher bits (skirts, Carbon steering wheel, Bonnet extension, M3 mirrors, boot & roof spoiler), Reiger Rear Diffuser & Front Bumper, Koni Adj. dampers, 35/30 Vogtland springs, Duplex quad exit ASCAR stainless exhaust.

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    It's a bugger when you get the bug isn't it.....

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    I got the BUG real bad, I'm going to try the 5 spoke Turbo coupe wheels to see if the Brembos fit behind them. If they do then anyone with the same wheels can get the same kit. However if I don't like the look or they don't fit the Brembos they are going to be resold. A lot of the parts were bought just to resell as I tend to get them as and when they come up.

    Still I ain't got the Lambo door bug yet or have I???? Can you get a 5 door Lambo kit?
    52 Astra G 1.8, 18" Mille Miglia alloys, 325mm Brembo 4 pot conversion, Coupe leather interior, Raid strut brace, Whiteline rear ARB, Irmscher bits (skirts, Carbon steering wheel, Bonnet extension, M3 mirrors, boot & roof spoiler), Reiger Rear Diffuser & Front Bumper, Koni Adj. dampers, 35/30 Vogtland springs, Duplex quad exit ASCAR stainless exhaust.

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    i would list mine but the girlfriend doesnt know half of the things
    Car broken- A3 170 quattro s-line

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    good going there, its nice to see other people in the same postion as me I earn the money and it goes out of my account every week straight into the car account - been like that for 2+ years now Got the big one coming up next month - full bodywork payment


    All worth it in the end though
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    Nice one Oddjob - basically you can't take your money with you when you're gone so spend for today!!

    I think I've been bitten by the bug......things to get sorted for show season 2006

    1. HID conversion
    2. Decent but practical boot build
    3. The Special Project - hmmmm hmmmm
    4. Retrimming of rear seats/door cards OR Roll Cage.....
    5. Possible return of bigger and better 888 decals
    6. Respray splitter/bumper and possible armourguard
    7. New brakes

    Hopefully Father Christmas will deliver if I ask him nicely


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    Quote Originally Posted by GSILady
    4. Retrimming of rear seats/door cards OR Roll Cage.....
    i know exactly what colour it is :P il let you know end of the month
    Car broken- A3 170 quattro s-line

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    As long as you enjoy it then go for it.

    Last month I spent around £3,000, so far this month I`ve only spent about £300 but the cars in the bodyshop again next week so more money to spend out.

    Have fun fitting everything Ken.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Oddjob
    Still I ain't got the Lambo door bug yet or have I???? Can you get a 5 door Lambo kit?
    The LSD kits aren't listed for the 5 door, but I'd think that with a bit of modification it would fit. Mine might be coming off soon depending on the plans for next year......

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    Mine dosnt look like its had masses of money spent but belive it or not its had shit loads spent due to me being very indecisive. Im glad that all of its over now, I rather see you guys spend money to whats done. I have my plans for my next car. and it wont cost as much as this one but will look 100% better

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