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    MK4 Astra 1.6 16v SXi :)

    Hi.

    I'll keep it short & sweet

    This is how i got it:


    Last night i picked up some steelies



    This morning my GSi headlights arrived












    Plans include: GSi front bumper (on order ). Irmscher grill. 16" SXi alloys. Irmscher DD backbox with centre section & de-cat (Remus?) De-resticted airbox with K&N panel filter. Tinted windows. Colour code handles/strips/skirts. Lower. Irmscher spoiler... & more!!!

    I will update pics etc as & when i can

    Hope u like, feedback good or bad welcome


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    Look what arrived today







    MAHOOOOOSIVE THANKS to Steve for the backbox

    I will be fitting the exhaust later, so watch this space for pic's...

    As for the bumper, it needs a bit of work i.e filling, fitting of brackets, prepping & painting - so if any1 can give me any tips on what to do/what products to buy (filler/paint/lacquer/primer etc?) & even better, if somebody could pop & give me a hand as a favour? (worth a try )

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    Exhaust fitted






    Sounds subtle but nice

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    Been busy over the last couple of days filling & prepping the bumper for paint:




    Test fitted the bumper earlier:





    BUT... i have decided it wont look/fit too well without a bit of work... & i dont have the skills to do it sooooo... think im gonna sell it or swap it for a coupe bumper

    SO yeah - BUMPER IS FOR SALE!!!

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    So... i got bored again earlier & decided to find a way to fit my front bumper - im still undecided on whether it suits it or not.....





    Points go to any1 who guesses what other 2 "mods" i have done to the car :P
    Anyways, i have had to self tap through the sides of the bumper to make it fit @ the sides, there is still some work to do e.g counter sink the screws & skim over them, it needs the grills fitting & then painting... but as i say, im still not decided as to if i want it or not...
    (By the way i DO know i NEED some alloys (working on that ) & i am going to colour code the skirts/strips/handles...)
    Comments guys/girls?
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    Replaced the rear shocks today as the old ones were foooked:

    New:


    For old:




    Car was knocking @ the rear, guessed it was the shocks - ordered the gas sachs shocks from ebay for the grand total of £25 delivered.... As u can see it was deffo ready for 1 new one, & the other is really soft aswell... good guess


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    Been to pick up these alloys today from carter (Dan) in Notts (cheers mate - TOP fella!)


    Gonna get them repaired, balanced & fitted sometime over the next week

    Thanks again mate!
    1.4 MK5 BEAST!

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    WHEELS ARE ON!!! I know it could do with being lowered/or bigger tyres, but they are a LOT better looking than steelies....
    Here's a reminder of before:


    & AFTER :





    4x4?

    1.4 MK5 BEAST!

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    Few pics in the snow




    1.4 MK5 BEAST!

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    Car how now been replaced... to some peoples dissapointment, by a 306 td

    Been cool whilst iv been on here, i'll keep checking up & im sure ill be back 1 day
    1.4 MK5 BEAST!

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