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    Default wash...and accidental de-badge

    Gave the vectra "daily diesel of doom" a wash yesterday, Subsequently, when I went over the boot lightly with a sponge, all of the lettering literaly fell off!
    They never where on very securley mind. Dont really like the look of de-badged boots, found a dealer team sticker I had lying around, I really dont know why I think it was intended for my friends xe'd nova possibly. Cut off the dealer team part of it, left just the three squares of opel, vaux and gm. Took car to the beach, needed to test some triggers out for my lighting.



    I think it can stay for now. I just cant stand the chrome trim with nothing distracting on it. Might re- badge it as a 1.2twinport or something at a later date :P





    It was so cold today, peaking out at 2 degrees. Toasty :/



    Wheels could do with a re-furb. I use this car every day though, and will probably wait until the roads are lesh harsh to sort them out. Daily hack or not though, I still want this car looking tidy.

    Any opinions on possibly gash looking rear trim? should I just re-badge it?

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    Looking good!!!!

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    Happened to me at the jetwash a month ago I was planning to do it at some point , but the jetwash took care of that for me

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    Great pics there mate i would colour code the strip mate and leave de badged

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    Looks good and great pics

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    I think I agree mark, Il colour code the opel signum grill at the same time, apart from the badge found some snow after the beach:



    wish there was more lower down, and I had a rwd car on the road at the moment lol.

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    Cracking pics there mate colour code deffo for me

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    my dads decided to do it all on its own, closed the boot and everything bar the big badge fell off
    South East Region ARO And Resident Diesel Head

    Owns: 2005 Vectra Life Hatchback 1.9 CDTI 150 Mods: Too Many !!!

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    personally i think that stickers best in the rear window but still a nice c!

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    Looks great

    Although...how come it has a non-SRi front bumper fitted?

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