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What Next? Remap Or Bodywork?

Discussion in 'Vectra B Chat' started by EARBYCR, Aug 31, 2017.

  1. EARBYCR

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    Well she passed the MOT with 2 advisories, a leak on udercarage but its was from the steering rack, and two fuel pipes need a good clean,

    good for another year.
     
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    Well its good news she passed the MOT, all good for another year.

    this Derv is die hard haha

    only two advisories 1, two fuel pipes need a clean up. 2. possible leak on the under carage "this is steering fluid from rack change" just needs a clean
     
  3. Vectra-Arctic

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    Good news on the MoT there. Gives you time to sort out the advisories.
     
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    yes they will be getting sorted next week, got a bit of body work tyo sort this year, nothing serious. I will try and get some images up of the before and after.
     
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    well done, waiting for pics :)
     
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    Well I finally got around to getting some images. shes a little dirty here as this was first decent weather in spring
     
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    I forgot to get before and after images. took these at the time of repair.
    dont think i did too bad for a virgin at body work.
     
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    I will get her washed today all being well. looking like i may need to do a full clay bar, compound, polish and wax at some point.
     
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    Well shes been for a quick wash, not looking too for for an old girl

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    Well she picked up a wood crew in drivers front tyre, took it in for a new tyre, it didnt happen as found out shocker mounts and bearings are shot. its in the local shop tomorrow morning
     
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    Got my girl home. Steering is alot lighter, I find I am over steering somewhat. I think I will lose muscle mass on my arms it's so light.

    New tire £40 for a budget.

    Looks like the wheels are in need of a refurb after viewing the inside.

    I love pooring my money in to her haha. Think once it's all done I might have time for a takeaway or two.
     
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    Hi mate, she looks a nice motor bud mine is in need of a new exhaust system and brake lines that's hidden behind petrol tank so that's next on my agenda n fit my 18" raptrs.
     
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    Thanks bud. Put quite a bit of work in to her over the past year to get her where she is now. Got her as a non runner due to turbo issues.

    You will get there mate, just have plenty of patience.
     
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    well i decided on full valet including claybar, compound, polish and wax.

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    What a transformation from the earlier pics. Looks fantastic.
     
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    Thanks, still some bodywork to take care of. then can finish off the engine bay area still a few things under there i would like to get sorted this year.
     
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    Looks good, well done :)
     
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    Thanks @Vectra-Arctic
     
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    20180627_202703.jpg 20180627_202710.jpg 20180627_202715.jpg 20180627_202729.jpg 20180627_202745.jpg 23 days later, took her for a power rinse, still looking sexy, a couple more simple upgrades "badges" haha
     
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    need to find some 130 stickers or badges "after a quick search on flea bay found some, i am a happy man", I for the remap tomorrow. will upload the mapping sheet