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    Bye bye Mk3.....Hello Mk4

    Well it was a long time coming but after all the grief i had last year with my mk3 I decided to break it and move on! after spending 9k on it last year just cant justify it anymore






    But this week Ive treating myself to a 2003 Mk4 Astra GSi.









    Took ages to find a decent one in arden blue. Suprised on how many low milage shit examples there is!! but this ones been well looked after and had goodies like Xenons, Sat Nav, Rain senor pack, climate etc Which I had been hunting for!

    Tuning wise pretty much standard,

    Miltek exhaust
    Sports cat
    Pre cat
    Courtenay FMIC
    Bailey DV

    and now added "power pipe" after revving it and watching the hose go flat!!

    It apparently has CS3 remap, (as receipt stats) but im really not impressed if it is!!

    I really need to get a boost gauge connected up and see what its actually doing!!
    MK4 GSi & SRi-T

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    looking good rich
    Gaz

    No longer owns an Astra


    Bye bye VXR Castle Combe Edition - because it's done more laps of Castle Combe than most Bergs have of the Ring

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    Woah sweet Mk3!

    Any plans as serious as the mk3 for the new purchase?

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    I was aiming for 400bhp in the Mk3 and reliability suffered big time!

    And apart from the fact that 400ft lbs torque was pulling the shell apart!!

    Im just gonna aim for a healthy 300bhp in the mk4
    MK4 GSi & SRi-T

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    Nice change, front tints look a tad dark
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    Nice one Rich was thinking why the feck you were breaking the mk3

    Nice car to move onto

    Just lowered mine and done the wheels in anthra just need more power....think a live remap is the way forwards

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    The cars nice but that colour is just outstanding ! LOVE IT.

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    Quote Originally Posted by d dave View Post
    Nice change, front tints look a tad dark

    Just how the picture comes out, usually not a fan of tints my these are ok !!

    Went through an MOT recently so cant be too bad!


    Quote Originally Posted by Fad View Post
    Nice one Rich was thinking why the feck you were breaking the mk3

    Nice car to move onto

    Just lowered mine and done the wheels in anthra just need more power....think a live remap is the way forwards
    Cracked block

    Couldnt justify the money ! as i spent 9k on it last year and now 1200 miles! 1000 of which was running in!


    Quote Originally Posted by bbewekim View Post
    The cars nice but that colour is just outstanding ! LOVE IT.

    MK4 GSi & SRi-T

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    That sucks big time but all good things come to an end.

    Has it got a VXR turbo then if its running CS3?

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    very nice mate looks good

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