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#975655 - 4th Aug 2007 12:20am BrightSparks: Astra MK2 GTE/CD ****
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Hey, names carl im 18, thought id show off my car smile
its my first car and i love it !

Started life as a humble 1.8 astra cd shes only done 55k, and wasnt rotten ha, i was in no rush to get it on the road so striped it bare.





















arches and sills were shot as expected, but the floor and bulkhead were all solid!

sooo new sills and arches fitted





cutting a long story short......
sprayed the car.....
put it all back together with gte kit



and the nearly finished product.........








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#975656 - 4th Aug 2007 12:31am Re: BrightSparks: Astra MK2 GTE/CD [Re: BrightSpark]
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Very nice, Im Vauxhall though and Through mate, to make it more GTE you need the bee-sting ariel in the centre of the roof at the front
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#975657 - 4th Aug 2007 12:41am Re: BrightSparks: Astra MK2 GTE/CD [Re: Waddi]
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thanks, nahhh an XE please so it moves like one laugh

still needs the gte bonnet and the roof spraying


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#975658 - 4th Aug 2007 12:44am Re: BrightSparks: Astra MK2 GTE/CD [Re: BrightSpark]
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C20LET or a Z20LET mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

I have a work freind thats selling a MK1 GTE, but doesnt know how much for yet.
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#975659 - 4th Aug 2007 12:45am Re: BrightSparks: Astra MK2 GTE/CD [Re: BrightSpark]
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Wow, its a credit to yourself the amount of time and money you have spent to get it back towards its former glory!

I have never really taken much notice of these car's, but its only because you see so few of them about nowadays, so I dont know much about em.

It looks so smooth and unblemished now!

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#975660 - 4th Aug 2007 12:51am Re: BrightSparks: Astra MK2 GTE/CD [Re: Waddi]
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cost a small fortune, was tempted to go with the x30xe out of a omegea, few people have done it over on astra-mk2 and works out tonnes cheaper to get to over 200 brake

the mk1 is the car i allways wanted, like chickens lips now


Edited by BrightSpark (4th Aug 2007 12:54am)
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#975661 - 4th Aug 2007 12:56am Re: BrightSparks: Astra MK2 GTE/CD [Re: BrightSpark]
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welcome to the site mate.

Very nice job so far, what else you got planned for it?

Not seen one of these in a looonnng time, nevermind a modded one.

A great choice of uncommon car to mod IMO happy
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#975662 - 4th Aug 2007 12:59am Re: BrightSparks: Astra MK2 GTE/CD [Re: MattLFC]
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Thanks matt, its took 6 months to get this far, its by no means perfect but its better than what it was
now that im driving it ive lost motiavation to finishing it off
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#975663 - 4th Aug 2007 1:02am Re: BrightSparks: Astra MK2 GTE/CD [Re: BMW Joe]
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tbh im not into heavily modded cars, the only aftermarket thing on the car are the wheels
so the body is staying standard

future engine swap to a 20seh out of a cav sri 130 laugh
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#975664 - 4th Aug 2007 1:07am Re: BrightSparks: Astra MK2 GTE/CD [Re: BrightSpark]
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his is a pearler, just a starter motor and backbox needed to finsh it off. also tax and MOT needed as its been of road for a long time being brought to the standard its at.

http://s203.photobucket.com/albums/aa314/l88wad/cardo%20astra%20mk1%20GTE/


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#975665 - 4th Aug 2007 1:16am Re: BrightSparks: Astra MK2 GTE/CD [Re: Waddi]
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I WANT IT! stop winding me up
hmmm, 500 quid id say!
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#975666 - 4th Aug 2007 1:20am Re: BrightSparks: Astra MK2 GTE/CD [Re: BrightSpark]
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thats how much you would like to pay.

If I wasnt ploughing all my current funds into buying a house I would have it as a second/show car.
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#975667 - 4th Aug 2007 11:10am Re: BrightSparks: Astra MK2 GTE/CD [Re: Waddi]
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Good Job done wink

As joe says welcome mate wink
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#975668 - 5th Aug 2007 8:24am Re: BrightSparks: Astra MK2 GTE/CD [Re: Mark]
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Welcome matey.

Nice motor not a big vauxhall fan me but if i had top pick my top 3 the mk1 and mk2 astra's are both there (dont ask whats number 1 :r:)

What you have done looks nice indeed good to see you havnt gone over the top.

Would you be doing the engine swap yourself???
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#975669 - 5th Aug 2007 8:56am Re: BrightSparks: Astra MK2 GTE/CD [Re: spinking]
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dam good job mate keep up good work and welcome to cw enjoy
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