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    New car! The Green Machine is back!

    As some of you may know Gaz (gazTD) took the green machine off the road in March to make way for the VXR, and after much blood, sweat and tears, and alot of help from my dad, the Green Machine lives again! Gaz has been keeping you informed of what changes have been made so I won't bore you with the details... and I can't remember!

    Here's how you will remember it:




    And here it is now!











    All comments welcome, but as Gaz always says... "I don't care cos I like it!"

    I'm now an Astra driver

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    looks good...

    where are the wheels though?.........o hang on......i think there are in those arches somewhere???

    Drives - 08 Astra SRi XP 1.9CDTi 150

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    Nice one kirsty
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    Quote Originally Posted by Andy View Post
    looks good...

    where are the wheels though?.........o hang on......i think there are in those arches somewhere???

    The cars near enough the same as it was with the old wheels! Hard to get used to as I used to fly over bumps in my 106. God I'm gunna miss that car!

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    Andy, I only bought those so kirst can still bounce off the kerbs, couldn't bare for her to damage the TSW's (which reminds me I must sell them!!!, still got them ). It's got Corsa SXi 15's on that I got for a good price when ou bear in mind they've got 2 michelin energy's and 2 continental premiumcontacts which are nearly new, and it's got SXi springs that were very kindly donated by MikeSXi (cheers again mate, you're a star).

    Inside's got SRi seats and still got the irmy steering wheel in.

    Just like to say thanks to everyone who bought stuff from the car, it helped to get it back on the road (cost £400 to get through the MOT!).
    Gaz

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    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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    Quote Originally Posted by gazTD View Post
    Andy, I only bought those so kirst can still bounce off the kerbs, couldn't bare for her to damage the TSW's
    fair enough, guessed that maybe the case

    was only joking anyway
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    Looking tidy! Glad to see the "Green Machine" back on the road. Hope you enjoy it as much as Gaz did Kirsty!

    P.S Your welcome dude.

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    I got my way and kept the steering wheel and lights though

    Thanks Mike I've taken it out for a drive this evening and I love it. Bit different to my baby though... it's got power steering and its huge!

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    I was driving it all day today as I picked it up from the garage.

    just a quick one for you's thinking that £400 is a bit steep to get an MOT pass;

    The track rod ends had near enough disintegrated, the rear brake lines were pure rust (sea air!!) and £100 was for a service (may aswell get the book stamped eh?). The guy was that good he never even bothered to charge me the £75 to recover the car from it's storage place 38 miles away
    Gaz

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    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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    Nice one

    Hurry up and wear the tyres out Kirst, so you can get some bigger ones to fill the arches
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