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    What's on your 'Money to burn' list?

    You have money to burn, what do you buy for your car?

    My list probably covers everything but keeps the car looking pretty standard, no bodykit stuff at all beyond colour coding plastics:

    All-round 5-stud conversion with big brake setup
    17" Vauxhall alloys
    Full exhaust system inc 4-1 manifold and sports cat
    Dbilas intake manifold (needs modded to work with LPG I think?)
    Custom intake pipe (e.g. like the DBilas one)
    1800 16v throttle body (believe this can be fitted with custom gasket)
    Cams
    Remap
    Coilovers
    New bonnet (mine has dent)
    Respray of rear bumper to remove paint cracks
    No-holds-barred ICE install

    Should see me to 140+ bhp and plenty of fun

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    i used to have a list like this but realised it never happens as soon as i have "money to burn" i just buy a new car...

    have a few things on my "to do" list though,
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    and an empty wallet, lol

    next for me is a K&N panel filter, just rememberd im on a paper one! Then FMIC and exhaust early next year.
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    Mk4 sri turbo, silver, lowered, colour coded, tinted head and rear lights, black pillars and tinted rear windows = perfection for me!

    Although i dont think i could afford an sri turbo, so i would prob put the pro drive kit on my car, get it lowered, black pillars and tint the rear windows, im hopefully going to do most of this bar the pro drive kit, maybe get that done next year if i have the funds.

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    a bloody good clean .. tho thatll be next week hopefully

    bonnet respray
    a proper detail
    alloys refurbed .. maybe a new set aswell
    gsi front bumper (i can almost hear the groans )
    lowering springs and new shocks
    progressive tints on the rear 3 windows
    HID kit

    oh and drop a new engine in it in the future i expect

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    Im currently on the last but one mod i had on my list, Front mount intercooler - its half way through, then im onto coilovers then im truly stuck for what to do next to the car, it seems complete after those two mods.
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    full stainless exhaust system
    coilovers
    vented discs
    gsi front bumper...or maybe respray the standard one.....
    fmic
    remap
    possible wheel refurb...(not too bad yet)

    Think i would be happy with that!

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    Carbon roof skin
    Carbon boot lid with duck-tail lip spoiler moulded in
    Custom carbon bonnet
    Plush Automotive interior retrim
    H&R Coilovers
    Full Hertz ICE install
    Coupe now being broken for parts
    You know the one

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    As things are a bit tight until the end of the month:

    1. New grill
    2. White Sunstrips with 'VAUXHALL' in red written on them

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    The next two thing to happen to the bus will be exhaust & tints. After that, no concrete plans. But over the next however long, I'll be:

    Replacing the wheels for something bigger / blacker
    Sorting a better interior out
    Pondering a bit of bodykit smoothing in
    A few more geegees

    No timescale on any of that tho.
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