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    Picked the new car up

    Well picked the new car up this morning. Was kinda sad to see the Evo go, but felt more at home back in the Astra.

    After deciding on the SRiT all was sorted......sort of......had some serious second thoughts and end result......picked up the black 04-plate Astra GSi.
    Got her home, have already removed the rear lights (not for me, but anyone that likes them they are listed in the For sale section). In the process of debadging her and giving her a good service. Have ordered a few parts, namely, large FMIC, Pipercross panel filter, replacement de-cat front pipe, Eibach -50mm lowering springs, Bilstein dampers, should be getting the windows tinted some point next week. Car also has a Powerflow exhaust, although I cant decide if its a bit loud for my taste. Will post some pictures up shortly.

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    woo nice going Dave.
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    Nice one, I personally think the Gsi is nicer, and 17k is better than 55k.

    Looking forward to seeing its progress
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    Quote Originally Posted by DaveDempsey
    After deciding on the SRiT all was sorted......sort of......had some serious second thoughts and end result......picked up the black 04-plate Astra GSi.
    Why am i not surprised with this statement?



    Can't wait to see the pics.

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    grin!!! new car is one of the best feelings

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    dave nice one mate!

    if you fancy a power pipe and dumpvalve gimme a shout - got a brand new one lying around.
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    Cheers Shaank but Im not a big fan of dumpvalves (the bailey ones inherintaly leak)

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    Quote Originally Posted by DaveDempsey
    Cheers Shaank but Im not a big fan of dumpvalves (the bailey ones inherintaly leak)
    They're restrictive as well, not ideal for something that needs to vent air quickly, lol

    So the start of the new project then Dave, should be a good one, you don't normally faff about The mods are sounding familiar looking back at your old GSi's

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    Nice one mate..... looking forward to some sexy pics.
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    pics please......not suprised you made a lat minute change still a great car Pics please
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