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    Default SRi CDTi 150

    My Vectra, used to look like this:



    And now looks like this:



    Not the best pictures in the world, but you get the idea. Think I'll keep the original wheels for now - I kind of like the completely standard look

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    Looking good, nothing wrong with a clean standard looking motor

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    Vehicle : Vectra SRi

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    Engine : 1.9 CDTi 150

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    Good wheel change, but black plastic mudflaps just don't look right on silver cars.... can you not have a bash at colour-coding them yourself..?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dan_BlackSRi View Post
    Good wheel change, but black plastic mudflaps just don't look right on silver cars.... can you not have a bash at colour-coding them yourself..?
    as above

    but sexy looking motor mate

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    Vehicle : Insignia Elite Nav

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    nice motor but definately need to colour code the flaps

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    Nobody likes noticeable flaps.

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    Quote Originally Posted by keith1983 View Post
    Nobody likes noticeable flaps.
    I don't mind


    Anyway the verdict is still out on the wheels - I like the look, but maybe I'm getting old and actually prefer the ride with standard wheels on. I'll probably give it another week and then decide. Either keep them or they'll have to go.

    J.

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    Snowflakes, always looking very nice, What do you think of the difference in ride quality?

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    I'd say the ride quality on standard 17" with the standard 215/50/17 tyres was just about acceptable for me. The SRi suspension is a little lower as well, I've switched to 18" Snowflakes with 225/40/18's - these are from a VXR Astra, standard tyres for that model. The difference is only slight to be honest - tyres are a little wider and the profile is a little less, so it is going to make some difference. I guess if you have a Vectra that came with 18s or 19s on already you might not know any different as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by julian924s View Post
    I'd say the ride quality on standard 17" with the standard 215/50/17 tyres was just about acceptable for me. The SRi suspension is a little lower as well, I've switched to 18" Snowflakes with 225/40/18's - these are from a VXR Astra, standard tyres for that model. The difference is only slight to be honest - tyres are a little wider and the profile is a little less, so it is going to make some difference. I guess if you have a Vectra that came with 18s or 19s on already you might not know any different as well.
    Was they the ones i was watching on Ebay, done 50 mile from new off 59' plater?

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