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Vicky Vectra... 2.6 V6 Sri

Discussion in 'Vectra Diaries' started by akkers, Dec 26, 2016.

  1. stewartjay

    stewartjay Well-Known Member

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    I would replace them mate. Saves you needing to do it in the future.
     
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    No u shud be ok unless its very worn,i never changed mine and didnt have any problems,only one's that need changing are the rocker cover gaskets if removed!!
     
  3. akkers

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    thanks for the input guys, i'll prob go ahead and take the old plenums off (once the paint has cured on the new ones in a few days) and make a decision then when i see the gasket.

    i've just changed the steering wheel which took an age to remove without a puller tool but well happy with the new one

    one more quick question... i've a set of angel eye headlights to fit next... where do i stick the ballasts and is there anything else to consider.?
     
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    Let the ballast sit in the under tray under the headlights
     
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    Also i took mine apart and upgraded the leds to make them brighter
     
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    i'll maybe have a go at them tmrw

    looks really great that mate
     
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    Cheers was very happy with the look as the the halos were to yellow and didnt match the other bulb colour and dont mind the blue at the front that was just a phase lol;)
     
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    so here's the latest pics i've taken, my efforts at tinting were not the best so went and got then done proffesionally...

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    gsi steering wheel finished in Cadburys Purple.....

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    and a splash of colour added to the heater / stereo surround...

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    Liking the purple,i know danny will :)
    U not doin the cup holders aswell as it looks strange??
     
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    :) loving that purple looks wicked mate :) and id do the cupholders to mate like samson said looks strange without them done
     
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    yes guys, i'll be doing the cupholders, looking at some sort of ashtray mod to include usb sockets and voltmeter
     
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    I'd even go as far as doin the dial/speedo sorround aswell and get sum clear needles!!
     
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    Ooh Tinky Winky Purple :rolleyes:
     
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    Im planning on modding the cubby hole under the heater controls in the c so its a wireless charger....if seat can do it i can do it
     
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    defo mate, infact the pic on the ebay listing of the steering wheel showed the clocks in purple also.

    i'm planning lockheed white plasma dials and white leds (with purple tid leds) so will wait till i've got those parts and do the clock surrounds then.
     
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    anyway finished the cupholder / astray mod, this gives me 2x cigarette lighter and 2x usb power sources plus battery voltage guage...

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    this was quite tricky so going to put a thread with pics in the 'mods' section of the forum.
     
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    Looks miles better all painted up and good job with modding the ashtray :)
     
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    meanwhile i've a set of plenums ready to fit when the car will be idle for a few hours...

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