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    I just traded in my 52 plate LS for a 56 plate SRi and was a little puzzled as to why my LS had the following but the SRi has not:

    1. Photochromatic mirror
    2. Sunglasses holder
    3. Rear air vents
    4. Storage box in the rear armrest
    5. Moulded plastic inners in both boot storage boxes
    6. Spoilers on the windscreen wipers
    7. Storage box to the right of the steering column below the drivers R/H air vent
    8. Few more I cant remember

    Any ideas, I dont think they fit the optional extra category??

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    Vauxhall thought you wouldn't miss them and extra £££ for them.

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    The later cars lost loads of stuff as VX reduced the unit cost so increasing the chances of making a profit. The late SRi models are very poorly specced compared to the earlier cars.

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    First thing is, nip back & get your bits swapped over, think its called 'progress' or penny pinching ..

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    Vehicle : Vectra SRi

    Trim : XP NAV

    Engine : 1.9 CDTi 150

    Year : 2007

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    You would think the later SRi's would be better spec'd than an early LS though, pretty poor show from VX !!!

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    Cheers, I asked them to swap the auto dimming mirror over cos I loved that but they said the SRi did not have the wiring installed for it!! Oh well what its lost inside it has gained outside I suppose.

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    The mirror is no problem either take two wires from a power source like the cigarette lighter or buy the loom from the stealers (like me) and fit yourself easy peasy

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    May just do that in the near future mate.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bethan39 View Post
    The mirror is no problem either take two wires from a power source like the cigarette lighter or buy the loom from the stealers (like me) and fit yourself easy peasy
    Why not take it from the centre light?

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    That is bad, the SRi is still a lovely car thoguh, have fun!

    I was thinking about the arm rest air vents, could you not fit the vents by buying an early arm rest/tunnel as surely all it had was a pipe from somewhere going to those vents ???

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