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    Talking ELLO, new member ere

    Hope ive got the right place to say hello, this site is confusing (so much too it lol)

    Ello everybody, my name is Simon or "Mav" to my freinds, Ive been around vauxhalls for years and have just sold my Vectra GSi ( Couple of members on here may remember seeing it on the way to Billing this year on the Silverstone bypass, you were in a white MK1 Astra with C20LET and a red MK1 Astra with C20XE on TB's and I was in a Green GSi), anyway I digress,
    As much as the Vec was a nice car I had an ache, a longing if you will, for my first love, The Astra GTE 16V, Ive had 5 valvers in the past along with 2 cav GSi's so there is a definate red top nutter here. (pics to come in a couple of minutes)

    So on sunday I found myself on a train to Stevenage to collect GTE number 6, an early 89 F reg valver in white, needs a bit of work (I will come to that too) but overall a good car with just 3 owners and a mere 85k under its belt. Plans are to get it back to its former glory to start with then some subtle mods in the shape of Koni suspension, some white 5 spoke alloys (allesios or compomotives whichever I can get), strut brace, exhaust and induction kit and some light tints and that should about do it as I dont want to ruin a rare car with too many mods.

    Hopefully there are some people on here who will be able to offer help as I need some body work, mechanically im pretty handy with a spanner and know my way around the redtop enough to get myself out of most problems so if anyone else needs a hand and im able to help then you will find me a willing helper, I love nothing more than being up to my elbows in engine oil lol

    So without rambling too much (for godsake shut up already I hear you cry ) here are some pics of my Vauxhall history just so you know im not all talk and no redtop so to speak

    My first GTE 16V, F reg and Coscast

    My second one was sadly stolen, I got it back but it blew up a week later

    un dettered I bought number 3 only to get sideswiped by a bus 13 days later and royally writing it off

    nect GTE was a little belter and I will always regret selling this one

    my last GTE was a full courtney job running 195bhp, it was on ebay recently but I missed out as the vec didnt sell in time, I would have loved to have gotten this back again


    for good measure my 2 Cav GSi's, (sensing the redtop love yet?)



    and last but not least my new baby which is about to see more love from me than its seen in its entire life






    So thats a bit about me, hello to you all

    Hello? wakey wakey ive shut up, for now

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    Welcome to AOC, nice collection of cars you have had over the years

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    welcome to aoc
    For free hugs PM me.

    For sex, pm cabriomatt.

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    Welcome to the confussing club :S lol!

    Got so much on here, as you said, but I guarantee, if ever you need to know something, the answer is here somewhere (just gotta search real good), or someone knows the answer.

    Mind you, judging by the number of MK3's you have had, you probably know all there is to need to know.

    Anyway, welcome to the club!
    Astra sold ... replaced with a Skoda ... soon to be replaced with another Vauxhall

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    Quote Originally Posted by mgodden1989 View Post
    Welcome to the confussing club :S lol!

    Got so much on here, as you said, but I guarantee, if ever you need to know something, the answer is here somewhere (just gotta search real good), or someone knows the answer.

    Mind you, judging by the number of MK3's you have had, you probably know all there is to need to know.

    Anyway, welcome to the club!

    Oh dear, you are not knowing your mk3's sir, mk2's all the way (apart from the cavs)

    But thanks for the welcome lol
    Old Skool Rulez

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    Welcome to AOC mate. Some lovely looking motors you've had.

    Any pics of the Vec?
    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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    Welcome to AOC mate........

    I've always been a big fan of the Mk2 GTE and the Cav GSI........ I had a GTE in dark blue........until the head went porous it was fast as **** til that point!!

    I had another Cav GSI about this time last year...... That went to Ireland in January

    If its got pistons or tits, its gonna be expensive!!






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    Quote Originally Posted by gte addict View Post
    Oh dear, you are not knowing your mk3's sir, mk2's all the way (apart from the cavs)

    But thanks for the welcome lol
    Sorry, my bad. Will go and hide back in my corner again now
    Astra sold ... replaced with a Skoda ... soon to be replaced with another Vauxhall

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    Quote Originally Posted by gazTD View Post
    Welcome to AOC mate. Some lovely looking motors you've had.

    Any pics of the Vec?
    Happy to oblige




    and an obligatory camp shot


    As you can see I dont do things in half measures
    That said Ive got my wortk cut out with the GTE, really going to need some help in the body department due to them dreaded rear arches.
    But with less than 600 left I had to have one more
    Old Skool Rulez

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    Wow!! some list there and your new GTE looks immaculate
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