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Old 17 Oct 2009, 04:44 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Detailed The VXR Ready for winter

Well today guys being as the weather was nice and dry i decided to give the astra a quick spruce up and get some well earned winter wax protection on the car.

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Old 17 Oct 2009, 11:14 PM   #2 (permalink)
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That looks fantastic.

What tyre dressing do you use? Looks very natural with a nice matte finish. Would love some car park shots of mine, but the lighting is too dim here.

Never really been a Vauxhall/opel fan but that is rather nice. Shame you can't get teme here in Japan,not that I'm tempted I hasten to add (Focus RS for me).
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Old 18 Oct 2009, 07:14 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Detailed The VXR Ready for winter

As Wayne said, your VXR looks fantastic. "Megga clean"
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Old 18 Oct 2009, 06:36 PM   #4 (permalink)
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V Clean VXR they known as here OPC
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Old 18 Oct 2009, 08:28 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Yes opel opc same car must admit i prefer them with the opel badges rather than vaux if im honest
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Old 18 Oct 2009, 09:39 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Yes opel opc same car must admit i prefer them with the opel badges rather than vaux if im honest
How fast are they? front wheel drive ya? 220bhp? Nice looking car alright
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Re: Detailed The VXR Ready for winter

240bhp standard this one is stage 2 which ups power to around 280 bhp and 300lb/ft torque so it tops out at around 160mph from 152mph standard
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240bhp standard this one is stage 2 which ups power to around 280 bhp and 300lb/ft torque so it tops out at around 160mph from 152mph standard
Ah nice does it handle well whats the understeer like blue nicest colour in them
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Old 20 Oct 2009, 09:10 AM   #9 (permalink)
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the understeer is ok not as bad as people make out
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Old 20 Oct 2009, 10:27 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Re: Detailed The VXR Ready for winter

Thats not too shabby daz(done enough moanin at me to get on here an look at it )cars very capable i can vouch for that, just lowered with rear antiroll bar(not sure whose but sure daz will say)once rolling love it but off the deck being fwd...all that power an no grip, cant live with them pesky uk turbo`s (I miss ya pulsar mate)

Pics are great though daz, though gonna be honest dont think it looks as good there as in the flesh-need to play about with the settings more me thinks on ya dads camera.

I know its shinier than it appears there from the other day when i popped round.
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Old 20 Oct 2009, 10:36 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Re: Detailed The VXR Ready for winter

Should see it now ...... like i said need to take tripod next time as i think some of the pics are still blurred.. cant mess about with the settings too much as i may not know how to put it back hahahaha.

Its an eibach rarb along with the springs

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the understeer is ok not as bad as people make out
Ya thought Jezza went over board when he reviewed it on Top Gear a long while back, wolf in sheeps clothing
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Re: Detailed The VXR Ready for winter

Alas the astra`s been sold an daz is gettin by with his dads old corolla estate,im trying to get him to get a classic scoob for the right money sometime next yr but we`ll see,cant see daz without a performance car for long.
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