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#974601 - 23rd Dec 2006 5:45am dj_russell: 1.6 16v sport mk3 astra
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yesssssssss lol yet agen its another mk3 but this ones fast as fook im aiming for the 170 bhp mark when im finnished standard its just over 100 bhp its got a peco exhaust system and pipercross air filter engines played up now so after xmas is out the way ill be 2.0 16v sporting it,

cars beautifull 2 drive before engine played up id sat with a type r civic through the lanes was a nice race to be fair,

bein as mines 0-60 is 9.1 seconds and type rs is about 6 secs.

nice bein bk too lifes got a bit mad thats why i nt been on here.








also a few more mods done since like my fusion 12" sub and fusion amp also clear side repeaters too now.

mods soon are

gsi front bumper
gsi sideskirts(extende for it bein 5 door)
gsi rear bumper
gsi spoiler
gsi bonnet
lowered
brake conversion
2.0 16v 135 bhp sport engine
chipped
cammed
supercharged
etc

this cars all about the speed and trackdays and ok yes i could go and buy another car thats faster and cheaper and that aint a vauxhall but u all know how much i lv vauxhall astra mk3s.

cheers and soon im gonna be up 2 meet u all cause i still nt.


Edited by BeemerRacer28 (23rd Dec 2006 11:07pm)
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#974602 - 23rd Dec 2006 6:09am Re: my astra 1.6 16v sport mk3 astra [Re: dj_russell_plays_trance]
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#974603 - 23rd Dec 2006 11:59am Re: my astra 1.6 16v sport mk3 astra [Re: dj_russell_plays_trance]
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looks to be a good example,and that exhaust is spot on
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#974604 - 23rd Dec 2006 12:19pm Re: my astra 1.6 16v sport mk3 astra [Re: scoop]
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Looks like a very tidy car, though I doubt the Type R was really trying through the twisties.

Look forward to seeing the "valver" getting lobbed in, should give it a good kick up the backside smile
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#974605 - 23rd Dec 2006 3:03pm Re: my astra 1.6 16v sport mk3 astra [Re: StuyMac]
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yer, i think the type r driver had his sensible head on and couldn t be bothered racing lol. nice tidy car none the less !
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#974606 - 24th Dec 2006 1:32pm Re: my astra 1.6 16v sport mk3 astra [Re: Sanchez]
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Civic Type R dint even realise it was a race...

Nor is that fast in any way, shape or form tease

However, look forward to seeing it progress cos they have potential those things!

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#974607 - 28th Dec 2006 3:50pm Re: dj_russell: 1.6 16v sport mk3 astra [Re: Aaaaaalex]
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he was tryin trust lol i cant wait to do track days nxt yr im aiming for cars like this or to just sit with them on the bends. im gonna be trying my hardest to go past the faster cars that civic type r driver was trying trust he was happy to show me wat it could do on the straights,

if that was the case then hes a shit driver anybody can go fast in a straight line its the bends that matter to me thats the skill.


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#974608 - 28th Dec 2006 6:41pm Re: dj_russell: 1.6 16v sport mk3 astra [Re: dj_russell_plays_trance]
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Seriously matey, he must have been a crap driver, the CTR is renowned for being one of, if not the best handling hot hatch out there, theres also the small advantage of him having 70(ish) bhp over you wink


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#974609 - 28th Dec 2006 6:58pm Re: dj_russell: 1.6 16v sport mk3 astra [Re: StuyMac]
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i concur,either
a)he was a shite driver
b)he wasnt trying
c)he didnt wanna push too hard,no point teararsing round the bends in this weather (especially if its only an astra ur proving urself over)
d)he wasnt racing,just driving quickly,which most CTR owners do,with u straining to keep up with his "driving quickly"

Once u have a 2.0 engine u may keep up with similar powered cars when theyre trying
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#974610 - 28th Dec 2006 7:46pm Re: dj_russell: 1.6 16v sport mk3 astra [Re: scoop]
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listen mate take some advise of some people with cars with actual power. your in a car made for going to the shops in not racing down a muddy lane. an from wot i can see you have no mods that would help with grip or cornering. the ctr driver probly looked in the mirror an thought wot the hell is he doing an thought it wasnt owrth crashing his £9000+ plus car to prove that he is faster than your 1.6 shoping car

i would sit down an realy think about wot you have said. If going down the lanes do it on your own because you will kill somebody

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#974611 - 28th Dec 2006 11:57pm Re: dj_russell: 1.6 16v sport mk3 astra [Re: red20]
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Are you sure that the Civic was a type R and not just a badged up look-a-like with a diesel engine from a lawn mower?? Seriously, I have had alot of "fast" vauxhalls in the past includig a red-topped engined astra 16v and non of them would have a chance in hell of keepin up with a type R...Sayin that I still have a soft spot for vauxhalls...

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#974612 - 29th Dec 2006 12:37am Re: dj_russell: 1.6 16v sport mk3 astra [Re: chris bmw M3]
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oh my god he only said he kept up with one.

oh and i beat scooby the other day......




....he was parked on the drive with his porker blocked in raftl
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