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    Just ordered my first Vauxhall! Hello!!

    Hello All.

    Just thought Iíd introduce myself now that I have placed an order for my first Vauxhall.

    It was a tough choice between the 1.9 CDTI 150 and a Leon FR. I made the sensible choice in the end

    I opted for the 3DR version with the external pack in Moonland grey.

    Iím already in two minds if I should get it remapped. I understand that 50bhp extra is achievable but will it put any excess pressure on the car? How much extra do you guys pay, if you declare it, on your insurance for a remap?

    How easy would it be to change the instrument lights to blue? My daily drive is a Golf and itíll be nice to replicate the dash.

    Cheers,

    Dale

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    Welcome


    Remapping easy...speak to http://www.astraownersclub.com/vb/showthread.php?t=120970


    Changing instrument lights to blue...
    to be honest, only do it if you enjoy taking things apart and sodering very small leds !....some are about 2mm x 1.5mm in size !

    I'm currently changing mine to red, and must say it's a really really nice mod....no pics at themoment though

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    welcome to the site

    good choice with the 1.9 cdti very easy as you say to get it to 200bhp
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    Live in the East Midlands?

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    Welcome to AOC, and congrats on the choice of car

    There's a full set of How-To's for changing the LED's

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    hi and welcome and wot a great choice m8 i pretty sure you will be pleased and glad you made that decision as for the site we all a great bunch really and happy to help or point you in the right direction etc
    courtney stage 3 zafira,Mitsubishi evo geek mapped to 389 and 470 lb of torque

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    Quote Originally Posted by Coo View Post
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    Remapping easy...speak to http://www.astraownersclub.com/vb/showthread.php?t=120970


    Changing instrument lights to blue...
    to be honest, only do it if you enjoy taking things apart and sodering very small leds !....some are about 2mm x 1.5mm in size !

    I'm currently changing mine to red, and must say it's a really really nice mod....no pics at themoment though
    Ooooh Get some pics up Coo! I was gonna do this to mine, but wasn't sure what it was gonna look like... I had them in the MK4 and they looked great. But I didn't wanna take everything apart to realise that I didn't like it!

    Good choice Woody. You won't be dissapointed! I've got a 1.9 150 and I love it... Get some pics up when ya get it... and welcome to the site!
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    thanks for the warm welcome

    I'll think I will pass on changing the lights for now. I once installed a friends stereo and everytime he switched it on, the wipers came to life!

    I'll be showing her off as soon as she arrives at my door. Can't wait to get into it now and it'll seem rapid in comparison to my very overwieght and under powered Golf TD.

    Has anyone got any pics of their 3DR in Moonland as I made the choice after seeing one on Ebay a while back, however it has since gone?

    Remap will be done after breaking the engine in for around 6k or so.

    Cheers guys....

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    nice choice in car

    i have blue leds behind my dash got them wiv the car when brought it and tbh i hate them cant see them at all in the day and at nite they r very faint
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