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BrightSparks: 1981 Astra MK1 GL 1300S #977676
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oh dear not another one.......... ive really got my work cut out this year oshocked

well it cost a grand total of 130 TAXd and MOTd 70,000miles 2 owners from new...thats TWO, using it as a runabout while the GTE gets fixed up smile

still looks abit like a granny car till i tart it up a little

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Re: BrightSparks: 1981 Astra MK1 GL 1300S [Re: BrightSpark] #977677
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please sell this to me when u finished with it


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Re: BrightSparks: 1981 Astra MK1 GL 1300S [Re: placidmaster] #977678
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Heh... you got any plan's for it, or is it deffo just gonna be the car to get ye ass about whilst ya workin on the other??

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Re: BrightSparks: 1981 Astra MK1 GL 1300S [Re: MattLFC] #977679
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clear indicators and rally fogs

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Re: BrightSparks: 1981 Astra MK1 GL 1300S [Re: BrightSpark] #977680
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well got my rear lowering springs fitted yesterday and just in the middle of fitting the front ones

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also took off the mud flaps, think it looks mucho better

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Re: BrightSparks: 1981 Astra MK1 GL 1300S [Re: BrightSpark] #977681
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i can see this becoming one hell of a machine


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Re: BrightSparks: 1981 Astra MK1 GL 1300S [Re: BrightSpark] #977682
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wots the plans for the astra? had three of these they rock

Re: BrightSparks: 1981 Astra MK1 GL 1300S [Re: dave_g] #977683
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well up to now ive put 256 vented discs on the front from a mk2 1.8, ive lowered it all round and put the gte wheels on it.
Sort out all the rusty bits arches, sills and rust treat the whole car.

i want a gte kit for it and make it fit a 5 door, and have it all dark grey at the bottom half of the car. thats all i want to do to it up to now laugh

ill get some pics tomorrow, just sorting out insurance


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Re: BrightSparks: 1981 Astra MK1 GL 1300S [Re: BrightSpark] #977684
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pics now, now now now


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Re: BrightSparks: 1981 Astra MK1 GL 1300S [Re: placidmaster] #977685
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Like the mk1 astra's.

Carol nash are good to insure on a classic policy.

Mines 135 fully comp on the volvo.


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Re: BrightSparks: 1981 Astra MK1 GL 1300S [Re: spinking] #977686
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I think you should rally it...simple as.....its the Way Forward....


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Re: BrightSparks: 1981 Astra MK1 GL 1300S [Re: spinking] #977687
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Originally Posted by spinking
Like the mk1 astra's.

Carol nash are good to insure on a classic policy.

Mines 135 fully comp on the volvo.


ill give that a go, im only 19 just hope they cant insure me


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Re: BrightSparks: 1981 Astra MK1 GL 1300S [Re: BrightSpark] #977688
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ive got a few more pics, lowered with the gte wheels on

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Re: BrightSparks: 1981 Astra MK1 GL 1300S [Re: BrightSpark] #977689
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slow and steady wins the race, looking good


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Re: BrightSparks: 1981 Astra MK1 GL 1300S [Re: placidmaster] #977690
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ha ha ha, what a banger lol !


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