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Paul's Gsi

Discussion in 'Vectra Diaries' started by paul 130, Nov 22, 2013.

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    Haha that's nice of you but I'll pass all the same

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    Few photos from last weekend FB_IMG_1535292006887-1536x2048.jpg
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    Good pics,GSI looks stunningthumbupsmilie
     
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    Thanks howy. it'll be parked up soon, so making the most of the shows that I can.
     
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    I collected the Rear Subframe this morning from the powder coaters.

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    Very nice job done on them,look better than my next door neighbours paint on his Renault!!
     
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    Haha thanks bud. I'm chuffed with them.
     
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    Smart looking parts :)
     
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    Cheers Neil, Dunno about mirrors I wouldn't go that far lol. But the plan is to do the whole under side over time, rear Subframe fuel tank and front Subframe, when funds allow with paying for our wedding inall. Its a project for over the winter to keep us from getting bored lol.
     
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    Powerflex trailing arm and arb bushes fitted. Also ordered some old new GM stock rose buses. waiting on these to arrive.
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    I for one am loving this, my underside is probably rotten, I have not got that far yet, but this is a good guide on what to follow, keep it up :)
     
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    Thanks bud, I will update with each step I make :)
     
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    So a road trip today 250 miles round trip to pick these bits up. whiteline front and rear anti roll bars and powerflex Bush fitted wishbones. Will be powered coated before fitted.
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    Nice one Paul. Whiteline FARB and RARB rare parts these days - will you replace the 'D' bushes with Powerflex items? When you say Powerflex wishbones, do you mean the bushes within the wishbones are Powerflex or the actual wishbones themselves? I'd recommend uprating the front drop links with Meyle HD drop links while you're at it. Can't wait to see how all this looks once refurbed.
     
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    Cheers :)

    No bud. with all the bushes on the anti roll bars are already uprated to poly Bush items, including rear drop links made by whiteline with the bars been 20/22mm thick, there is no need to replace these bushes.

    no sorry I should have worded it better lol they are standard wishbones with uprated powerflex poly bushes fitted bought them from the same guy :)
     
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    Top banana Paul.

    I have Powerflex black series all round and the heavy-duty droplinks for the front. Understand about the Whiteline items. Nice find and look forward to seeing the 'after' pics.