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    X20XEV Mk4 Astra Sport 1999

    Bought as a replacement for my old car, which got written off by somebody pulling out of a blind junction.


    Plan was to keep it standard and not change a thing, except for the loud exhaust..






    Well keeping it standard has gone out the window...

    its current state:






    Spec so far is:

    Raceland Coilovers
    Irmscher Air Dam
    Irmscher Complete rear bumper
    Irmscher Bonnet Grill
    Irmscher BackBox
    17in Irmscher Delta Rims
    Irmscher Smoked Rear Lamps

    Irmscher SideSkirts and Upper Spoiler still to be fitted.

    Kit will be painted by the end of the year, currently toying with colour-coding bumpstrips and handles also.

    Front lights will be replaced by 03on items, Engine bay is going to be fully tidied up, and a SPL install ready for next years season.

    Planning on red leather retrim at some stage also.

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    Update: Goes into Bodyshop next friday for front and rear bumpers to be painted and side skirts fitted and painted also..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Karl-16v View Post
    Update: Goes into Bodyshop next friday for front and rear bumpers to be painted and side skirts fitted and painted also..

    Well that changed... It actually went in monday, got the phone call today that i could collect it..

    Excuse the pics they are off my iPhone for now:








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    Quick update


    Exterior is now 90% finished, bar some small touches:


    Photo courtesy of Phillip "paps" McCusker of Last Ditch Photography.

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    Just to give a update on what i've done to it:

    Lowered on Raceland Coilovers over a set of Irmscher Deltas in 7x17 fitment.
    Irmscher Airdam front and rear.
    Irmscher Sideskirts.
    Irmscher Grill.
    Irmscher Rear Roof Spoiler.
    Unknown Rear Lower Spoiler.
    Facelift Front Lights.
    Irmscher Smoked Rear Lights.
    Irmscher Backbox.
    Cybox Straight Through Centre Pipe.
    Exterior Plastics Colour Coded Except Roof Rails.
    Delocked Drivers Door.

    Next up is Interior, then Engine and Bay.

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    So i've started on the interior,

    First up is a LED conversion for the dash!



    Gone for White and Red, still got to finish the window and light switches, but the MFD and centre console are now Red as well as mileage display gone for white LEDs on the dials

    Oh and a picture of the car from a trip to Leake street LDN with some friends:
    Mk4 Opel Astra Sport 2.0 16v

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    Unhappy

    So had a slight accident about a week or so ago...

    Toyota Yaris decided to have a argument with the front end






    It'll be back from the bodyshop next week though
    Mk4 Opel Astra Sport 2.0 16v

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    Long Time since i updated this..

    So after a complete headache with the insurance company wanted to write the car off etc, we came to a compromise and i was able to rebuild her.

    First off i had to collect the car from the garage it went too, which with the help of a friend we managed to get it back quite quickly


    Picture of how she was:


    And straight out of the Bodyshop:


    Less than two days later and its on a road trip to the Irmscher Open Day in Gemany:


    She Drove faultless for the whole way, but as luck would have it the bumper was hit by a stray trainer(!) on a Autobahn, No lasting damage though:


    Fast forward to now and i have purchased and fitted the Fog lamps and also a GSI interior and started on the boot build:










    As she currently stands:

    Mk4 Opel Astra Sport 2.0 16v

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    Feedback Thread can be found here:

    http://www.astraownersclub.com/vb/sh...d.php?t=333345
    Mk4 Opel Astra Sport 2.0 16v

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    Currently have these waiting to go on and then thats the exterior finished i think, apart from a refresh on the graphics for 2012:



    Bonnet Extension from the limited re-run we had.



    Head Lamp Eyebrows - Not to sure on these think it might be a little OTT on the styling, waiting for them to turn up and then i'll try them against the car and go from there.

    Mk4 Opel Astra Sport 2.0 16v

    I no longer work for Irmscher UK

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