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Post by Ben_MK3 on 26/03/09, 05:00 am

I'm new to this forum and this is my car.

It's a limited edition Pineapple Yellow Vauxhall Astra 1.8 Sport

It's my first car and I'm currently replacing the top half of the engine ready for when I pass my test


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Post by missshorty-x on 26/03/09, 05:03 am

FINALLY ... someone else who has a different colour car Smile
nice car tho ... get a newbie post up in the newbie area :d and if you want a sig just look in the website merchandise
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Post by Ben_MK3 on 26/03/09, 05:07 am

Thanks

Yeah it's definately different lol, and I don't count on anyone else having one :p
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Post by missshorty-x on 26/03/09, 05:09 am

well you do see another one. shoot them Razz
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Post by xr2irhys on 26/03/09, 05:09 am

nice little motor there mate it looks good , may i ask why the rebuild ? Smile

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Post by Ben_MK3 on 26/03/09, 05:14 am

Cam belt went, took auxiliary belt with it then seized top half of the engine!

In the process of replacing it now
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Post by xr2irhys on 26/03/09, 05:22 am

ah not good , be good when its running again , wont inurance be a little high for that as your first car ?

mines Ј160 a month for a 1.1.

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Post by Ben_MK3 on 26/03/09, 05:24 am

Nah it's half mine, half dads so I'm going on his as a named driver
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Post by diamond white fiesta on 26/03/09, 06:33 am

love the mk3 astras in the pineapple yellow colour!!!

have u got any plans for it??
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Post by Ben_MK3 on 26/03/09, 06:38 am

diamond white fiesta wrote:love the mk3 astras in the pineapple yellow colour!!!

have u got any plans for it??

Sure do Razz

16" alloys
Lowered 40mm
GSI rear spoiler
White dials
LED Switches
and then get seats retrimmed half leather
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Post by diamond white fiesta on 26/03/09, 04:31 pm

yeah sounds good to me

i do like the gsi kit u sould get the grill an bumpers aswel
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Post by Ben_MK3 on 26/03/09, 04:45 pm

Thanks

I'm not a huge fan of the GSi kit tbh mate, plus to many people on the site I use have it so trying to be different and keeping with the sport!
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Post by diamond white fiesta on 26/03/09, 05:48 pm

ahh kewl kewl yes mate subtle mods are much better
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Post by mike-civic on 01/04/09, 01:32 pm

i use to have a mk3 astra sport just mine was the 1.6, awsome cars tho, they come with like semi bucket seats and stiffer suspention then normal astras, keep us posted with the progress fella

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Post by Ben_MK3 on 01/04/09, 01:46 pm

Yeah the seats are lovely, hold you nicely in the corners on country roads Wink

Will be more progress shortly don't worry, keep watching!
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Post by woody23 on 01/04/09, 03:15 pm

i blew my 1.6 sport up! (well just about) that n i ripped the door half off
still got Ј300 px for it!!
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Post by chazza on 01/04/09, 03:16 pm

looks sweet Smile
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Post by xr2irhys on 01/04/09, 03:26 pm

chazza wrote:looks sweet Smile

id have a sloshy message for that back to you , but im going to keep it off the forum

( Ps , the only sweet looking thing is you )

( ps. I love you )

Lots of love

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Post by Ben_MK3 on 01/04/09, 03:34 pm

Oi Rhys keep your love life out of my thread! LOL

I'll just take the SPAM as free bumps back to the top lol
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Post by xr2irhys on 01/04/09, 03:36 pm

like i said , id never go off topic! lol *Cough*

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Post by Ben_MK3 on 01/04/09, 03:40 pm

I'm off to spam your thread.
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Post by xr2irhys on 01/04/09, 03:43 pm

how is the rebuild going for the engine ?

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Post by Ben_MK3 on 01/04/09, 03:49 pm

The head is off the replacement engine now, we should be stripping the Astra down, well top half, this weekend ready to swap them over!

So good yeah Very Happy
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Post by alden09 on 10/04/09, 04:56 am

lookin gd i wanted a yellow one lol but could not get one so i got a green one lol

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Post by Ben_MK3 on 10/04/09, 05:12 am

lol fair enough

The yellow ones are rare now! not many of them at all
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