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    Vehicle : Facelift Insignia/Corsa D

    Trim : LE/VXR

    Engine : 2.0 cdti/1.6 Turbo

    Year : 13/07

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    Most of you will know this car as Gazza's car and some will also know I have done ALOT of work to this car over the past year or so. So when Gary said he was thinking of selling up I had to buy it from him

    She's done nearly 160k and the flywheel is u/s but apart from that everything else is spot on.

    As the car will be on second car/run about duties i've decided to de-mod her a bit and sort a few of the niggles out.

    Here's what I started with today


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    Vehicle : Facelift Insignia/Corsa D

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    Quick wash, replacement headlights, replacement grille and the front bumper sorted out



    Side skirts and wind deflectors removed (replacement skirts to go on tomorrow)



    Opel blitz removed ready for a griffin to go on


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    Nice one john what you doing with the wind deflectors and every thing else you take off it

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    Vehicle : Facelift Insignia/Corsa D

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    It's a bit of a mix mate, the wind deflectors have gone onto the IS3, some bits are going onto Gary's new motor and the rest will be binned/sold

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    I do love the opel grilles, but looking at the revised front, the VX chrome grille suits very well with chrome backed headlights.

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    Vehicle : Facelift Insignia/Corsa D

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    You're right, I was going to fit Sri front lights but looking at the chrome ones I think they look pretty cool

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    gets the from me , glad to see it went to a good home ,and will be still around for gary to see ,now and again .

    the vectra has gone , but not far away so ill still see it form time to time

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    Car is coming along great m8. I ahve to say I do miss the old girl but as Khalisd says it's gone to a good owner. She looks well smart with the chrome lights and original grille.

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    Looking good John, and that standard grill looks the business

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    Seems a shame to de-mod, Not a fan of the opel badging but apart form thats its a really nice car!

    BTW are the VXR side sill end caps different to the SRi ones?

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