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    I had to laugh today when a 'supposed car enthuiast' asked me this question.......

    I don't usually post things like this but this tickled me.
    As alot of people on here know I own one of the astra mk4 888's, I rarley take it to work but I did last week, a guy at work who I don't really know I just say hi to in passing, who is apparently a car enthuiast said to me in front of a crowd of people,

    "Sam why did you spend all that money modifying a vectra when you could have bought a decent car like a lotus elise for the same money that has cost you"

    lol this guy is about 23 and owns a 1.1 yellow saxo with a huge body kit on (says alot about a person)!
    I work in a different department and had to go to the department that deals with our site waste and this guy was there.
    Now I don't usually judge people or expect people to know what an 888 is but come on, mistaking an astra 888 for a modified vectra when your such an expert lol

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    Haha thats hilarious, a lot of people have asked me what my car is (being an opel they arent quite sure), they often mistake it for a Vectra but i tell them its a Astra
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    Alot of people don't know what Coupe's are, I just tell them it's a Opel Coupe Turbo, and they're still as confused! The word Astra is prohibited in my vocabulary!
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    people ask me why i have a big exhaust on a 1.6 in work

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    I've had comments on my cybox exhaust also. The pics of my back box are in my sig. Peoples favourite comment seems to be "does that make it go faster or is it just for the noise".

    My car looks standard other than this really.

    Before i started getting an interest in cars, i did get the Vectra & Astra rear confused i must admit lol. But as said, i wasn't interested in cars whatsoever at this point.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sam_888 View Post

    "Sam why did you spend all that money modifying a vectra when you could have bought a decent car like a lotus elise for the same money that has cost you"
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    people thought my coupe was a calibra
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    Quote Originally Posted by TRIPLE 8 View Post
    people thought my coupe was a calibra
    can you not see what their talking about though ? I can see where vxl got the inspiration.

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    Yep, my coupe regularly gets mistaken for a vectra

    Even in kwik fit, is that your vectra sir?? LMAO.

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    I was driving my mates back to Perth at new year, a 60 mile trip and we stopped to let a chic be sick and got back in so i had to floor it to get in front of the traffic.

    Cheesy grin when the girl said hmm fast car which quickly turned to WTF when my mate said

    "Aye Vectras are fast like"
    "Ermm its not a Vectra, its an Astra Coupe"

    silence for 10 miles lol
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