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Vectra C 1.9 Cdti Sri Project

Discussion in 'Vectra Diaries' started by Aaron, Jun 9, 2014.

  1. garybaldi69

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    Lol, just broken.in @Aaron

    Nice touch with the parrot kit and glad to see your on the mend....much like the vec ;-)
     
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    List of jobs on vec is still endless haha.

    Speedo needle needs adjusting
    Tracking/4 wheel with camber adjustment if applicable
    Seat belt adjuster not locking on drivers. Dont know how wierd mechanism works.

    'may' be chuffing a little bit.

    bit of paintwork pending a upcoming change.

    Cd70 front panel still WIP. Parrot kit not 10p% sorted yet and still to replace ariel wire clip as busted mine and my spares.

    Still to swap S.W button internals to my 2nd set.

    Think cat needs to go.

    Missing boot panel.

    Torn seat to sort/replace

    Stop dash shake

    Swap 1 card speaker cover as cracked 1.

    Freshen up grab handles inside

    Replace pedal covers

    LED the footwells and boot

    Steal garys snowies

    Profit
     
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    Someone's gonna be busy
     
  4. Aaron

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    All just daft gosh. Will be same in 6 months lol
     
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    Few tweaks,

    Stuck the missing piece of boot trim back in.

    Fixed a loose wire on Parrot I didn't notice during install and my Ariel too (broke them damn connectors didn't i)
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    Sick of doing this;
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    new scroller (SMD'd) that isnt worn.
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    Insignia Pedals:
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    A rare sight now its light-nights:
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    Been a load of ppl slamming brakes on of late so:
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    to be hardwired with this later:
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    My snowies would look awesome on yours
     
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    Nah. Gold won't go.

    Been there and done that with Snowies. Don't drive nowhere near as good as these 17 inch bad boys
     
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    So why did u say u were gonna steal them? Lol
     
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    Free
     
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    Vec tracked. 3 degs out.

    Can't line up rear camber as bit out. Looks like bush gone in banana arms again.

    30k wasn't long.:( Don't fancy GM prices on arms though.
     
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    Then just put cheap ones in mate and expect them again in 30k ish
     
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    Aye maybe, or take the arm off and have some polybushes sunk in as that's the real issue here. (God knows what they cost like).

    Few pics which are quite random and varied and probably make no sense.

    Omega Struts (Pair - as opposed to the 1 you get, and because they are not random Ebay jobbies, no damn chrome).
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    Coming to terms with a facelift circuit board not working in a preface housing, discovered that in the FL they save £ by giving you 1 SMD intead of the 4, swapped the top button plastic over and retained the bottom 1 button door lock feature.
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    Was harder to suss out as both switches had pre mirror buttons so had me head scratching.
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    Snow, again - and its near May/May.
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    Got myself a petrol as well;
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    A few recent clean pics:
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    These are starting to get tatty now:
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    Back into the garage lol:
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    Big changes ahead.

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    Facelift SRi bumper with fogs (1 cracked) 2 wings, bonnet and nasty chrome headlights with flyeye on purchased for bargain price of £120.

    Replacement fog £10
    Sri headlights (black inside) £70
    XP skirts £60

    Respray up to back door drivers side (as drivers door isnt 100% match) and front door pass side £350 including Facelift conversion done.

    Omega bonnet struts to go on as well.

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    Getting the over the top chrome fest grill done body coloured
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    Bit of linseed oil for the fog surrounds
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    Sri lights (been using 2 much polish and wax i now know)
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    Tiny tweak to badge.
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    Prepaint
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    Some progress pics of paint.
    Paint still a WIP and hopefully competed this Saturday or by Monday.

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    Early days
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    Mid life
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    Facelift conversion
    Painted into FSR and NSF doors from front.
    Body coloured nasty chrome grill away
    Badge tweaked a bit
    XP skirts painted and fitted.
     
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    Yes ginge!

    That looks mint mate, think I'm a little bit excited for ya lol
     
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    Still some bits to do:
    Tweak bonnet as seems to sit a tad high.
    Omega bonnet struts
    Clean up chrome strips
    Copy XP1 lip
    Revisit bumper crack repair when xp1 lip is in place
    May go spoiler
    May go xp rear lip if i can get it off a donor smashed bumper that's in pipeline.


    But. Did get some 3M tape for parrot screen to stop it falling off!
     
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    End of diary.