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#429580 - 7th Sep 2010 12:48am Tony_1985: 1998 Vaux Vectra SRI 140
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Well after more than year away from meets due to no car, here is my previous Vectra's replacement:

1998 Vauxhall Vectra SRI 140 (2.0L)

Mods so far:
HID Kit 6000k
Irmscher Double D Backbox
Mutant CD/MP3 Player

Plans:
I do have plans to upgrade all lights to match the HIDs as the fogs and main beam are stil the yellow colour.

Toying with the idea of an LED dash conversion, just not decided which colour yet. OR White Dial kit.

Also looking for some larger wheels as I have barely any clearance between alloys and calipers.

The Pics:



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#429718 - 7th Sep 2010 7:44pm Re: Tony_1985: 1998 Vaux Vectra SRI 140 [Re: Tony_1985]
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looks clean mate, LED dash conversion sounds sweet smile
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#429760 - 7th Sep 2010 10:54pm Re: Tony_1985: 1998 Vaux Vectra SRI 140 [Re: _Ste_]
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thinking about a green led conversion. makes a change from the usual blue. plus the car is dark green

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#429817 - 8th Sep 2010 2:45am Re: Tony_1985: 1998 Vaux Vectra SRI 140 [Re: Tony_1985]
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how hards the dash conversion
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#429830 - 8th Sep 2010 8:23am Re: Tony_1985: 1998 Vaux Vectra SRI 140 [Re: spinking]
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Pic with the HIDs on? wink
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#429851 - 8th Sep 2010 1:01pm Re: Tony_1985: 1998 Vaux Vectra SRI 140 [Re: StuyMac]
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dash conversion is easy. i know someone who can change the leds in the switches. after that its a case of removing the clocks to change the bulbs. 20 min job

will get a pic with the hids on matey

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#429884 - 8th Sep 2010 5:13pm Re: Tony_1985: 1998 Vaux Vectra SRI 140 [Re: Tony_1985]
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LED's are direct screw in, they have a diode/resistor soldered on. smile

Try here:
http://www.picbits.co.uk/catalog/index.php/cPath/22

http://www.picbits.co.uk/pictures.htm
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#429922 - 8th Sep 2010 8:39pm Re: Tony_1985: 1998 Vaux Vectra SRI 140 [Re: DavidB]
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cheers matey. was looking for that website to get the leds ordered.

done the conversion before. a lot easier than people think

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#429968 - 8th Sep 2010 10:26pm Re: Tony_1985: 1998 Vaux Vectra SRI 140 [Re: Tony_1985]
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I have some Lexus style rear lights to fit that, 20 if you're interested (came off an "S" reg one of ours that was broken up).

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#429999 - 9th Sep 2010 12:42am Re: Tony_1985: 1998 Vaux Vectra SRI 140 [Re: TheDr]
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cheers for the offer but i have to decline.
not a fan of lexus style lights for these.

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#430002 - 9th Sep 2010 1:05am Re: Tony_1985: 1998 Vaux Vectra SRI 140 [Re: Tony_1985]
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Originally Posted By: Tony_1985
cheers for the offer but i have to decline.
not a fan of lexus style lights for these.


withthat
I think they look crap on any car, led`s are the future smile
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#430022 - 9th Sep 2010 3:42am Re: Tony_1985: 1998 Vaux Vectra SRI 140 [Re: Tony_1985]
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Originally Posted By: Tony_1985
cheers for the offer but i have to decline.
not a fan of lexus style lights for these.


No problem, not a fan myself but thought I'd offer smile

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#434327 - 27th Sep 2010 12:43am Re: Tony_1985: 1998 Vaux Vectra SRI 140 [Re: StuyMac]
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Originally Posted By: StuyMac
Pic with the HIDs on? wink


still working on this
tried tonight but it seems the HIDs are too bright for the camera or the location i picked to do it was wrong

will try again

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