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    Goodbye my astra, goodbye my friend, you have been the one, you have been the one....

    Sorry for the comedy James Blunt reference but if I don't laugh I'll cry

    Anyway, as some of you will have noted, my astra has now gone. It's been 2 years of ownership and I'm really going to miss it.

    It started out as a way of me going sensible after owning a lightly modified nova. I got the astra with the intention of keeping it fairly standard and only replacing the wheels.

    Anyway, it took me a year and a half to replace those shabby old SRi wheels and I went a bit off track....

    Here's the astra a week or so after I picked it up


    An irmsher kit followed in December


    Then Irmscher grille for Christmas, and some LordNikon hand-me-down Koni suspension.




    Then those seats


    Then those wheels (best mention Simon's name here or he'll cry! )

    TRIVIA FACT: The "thumbs up" photoshop classic was taken by Si just after he took the above photo!

    And there were sprinklings of Irmsher bits along the way


    Nova Merit: 2000-2003 // Irmschered Astra SRi: 2003-2005 // Leon Cupra R: 2005 - 2006 // Linea Rossa Convertible Turbo: 2006-2008 // BMW 840Ci: 2008 - 2012

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    The car is now owned by a very nice chap called Darren woh assures me that he's going to put a C20 LET in it... he'd better do damn it, then finally the beast will be turbo'd.

    Hopefully, he'll be along shortly as one of the conditions of sale was that he comes on here. (another condition was that he gives me back the car in 1 year... he signed for it but it was written very small )

    Anyway, more pics:





    Taken by Benn:










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    Nova Merit: 2000-2003 // Irmschered Astra SRi: 2003-2005 // Leon Cupra R: 2005 - 2006 // Linea Rossa Convertible Turbo: 2006-2008 // BMW 840Ci: 2008 - 2012

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    bloody minted Dave

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ciaran
    bloody minted Dave
    TURBO DAVE!

    Nova Merit: 2000-2003 // Irmschered Astra SRi: 2003-2005 // Leon Cupra R: 2005 - 2006 // Linea Rossa Convertible Turbo: 2006-2008 // BMW 840Ci: 2008 - 2012

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    8o| eh?:-p

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    looking good... So is this it then to vauxhalls?!
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    Great car that, very smart. Hope it gets looked after

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    Horrible feeling watching your pride and joy being driven away

    So you sold it privatly after all?
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    beautifull,shame shes gone,
    and wwoohhhooo i'm in there and a thanks to..
    and no i dont think you should be dave,letalone turbo dave anymore...
    OEM+ + more smoothing..

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    I cant believe you did it Turbo Dave! You turned your back on her! How can you sleep at night! I really hope it went to a good home, that car is lovely and I hope Darren looks after it.
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