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    Got the car back from the bodyshop (pics)

    So here it is...

    Nothing radical, nothing outrageous, just a very good sprayjob completed to tidy some areas up that I wasnt happy with to bring the condition back to somewhere that I want.

    Areas sprayed were:
    bonnet
    front bumper
    Passenger door
    Power pipe

    Paintmatch is spot on - big shout to Steve @ station bodyshop (01329 825472)...He is new to Station, but is a very experienced and competant sprayer.

    At the same, I had the following fitted:
    - New passenger fog light
    - New reduced size tinted front number plate
    - smoked side repeators
    - LED white sidelights
    - HID style headlamp bulbs (very impressed with these)

    Car was gone for a fair while, but Im really pleased with the finish

    As the old owner clearly used brillo pads to wash the car, I wanted the swirl marks removed.
    Benn from station bodyshop did this for me on saturday afternoon. He used some 3M compound, and I followed up by washing and shampooing the car 3 times before I used Megs step 2 and NXt wax to finish up. aswell as removing the dust from the interior and under the bonnet.

    Pics as it is currently.




















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    Here is a quick pic of the wheel and brake combo on my parents lounge floor.
    Just waiting on my eibachs before its all fitted.

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    Nice job there Byron.

    Not keen on the front plate, but hey dare to be a little different.

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    looking real sweet byron

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    Looks spot on Byron mate!
    Gotta get mine in and get the wing etc resprayed.

    Jewel rears really suit the black gsi too, as well as the smaller front plate!

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    The front plate is bigger than my previous astras one! The tint isnt shown very well in the pictures, but the whole plate is very subtle and blends well into the car.

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    Beautiful Paint work. Top Job

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    Quote Originally Posted by jonathan
    Beautiful Paint work. Top Job
    Just the answer I was wanting - I was very hung up on the swirls and paint chips when I bought it. but some TLC and money spent has firmly killed my gripes.

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    looks good mate.

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    Looking very nice mate.....

    But i definatley wouldn't lose the snowflakes if i were you, but then again, i'm not..



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    nice cant wait to steves handywork then end of the month
    Car broken- A3 170 quattro s-line

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