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Old 2nd June 2006, 18:14   #1
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Exclamation Opel Astra!!! Want to do something to it...

Hello,

Me have a Opel Astra, 97 model. Wanted to do something to make the car look a different. Any suggetions???

Its metallic black in colour and has normal tyres...
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Old 2nd June 2006, 23:39   #2
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hey bro.. first and foremost.. wht would you like to do to your car is directly related to how much money you are gonna spend.
i would say start off with a good set of 15 inchers with 195 50 15 yokohama boots
then the filter and the exaust...hell dude call me on 9819390444 and i will be glad to help you through it
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no warranty dude but they are jap and they stick on the road like crazy. no overspinning burnout out of the blocks. so your drag reaction time increases dramatically
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Old 3rd June 2006, 00:46   #4
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Talking why are we talking stock?????????

why are we talking stock?????????

dude goodyears are good... but yokos can kick their arse anytime ... open challenge to anyone.. or every tom dick and harry in the modifying scene would have opted for medium hard compounds like goodyears.
yoko's and falkens are medium soft compounds. better for cornering and grip but little bad on durability.. we talkin like 2000 kms lesser than gy's. anyways costwise they are about 200 bucks cheaper but atleast you are not paying for advertising!!! and opting for quality!!! i have been racing and ripping the streets on yokohamas for last 6 yrs. have them on all our team cars and we do win races and collect trophies to prove it.
and yeah the opel baby would look excellent with 15 inches....we would have to check the car profile though to decide on the tyre profile choice..
why do ppl hang around in the modifying forums when they want to keep everything stock???

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Old 3rd June 2006, 01:06   #5
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noisy rubber????????? check your suspension tuning man.. and yeah wht yoko's u runnin??? please specify the size .we use only avs pro sports . and wht tyre pressure
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For some simple mods...ge some nice alloys and good tyres, a GT spoiler, strobes, lights. That should be enough...and won't rip ur pocket.
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opel Astra club edition has always been one of my dream Indian cars.

I had this in mind for the astra if I bought one.

First and foremost make it a convertible. Photoshop it and you will see How good it looks.

secondly get it some good looking 16" alloys.

soup up the engine and get a good looking spoiler.

change the front grille and bumper.
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Originally Posted by rishabh
c itz like damn noisy the rubber i checked it but there aint any defect but the rubber is very noisy plus they are very much offroad...seriously em not joking..i drive my lancer and the cars very bumpy type i am fed up with those tyre plus i came to know all these noises and bumpy thing from the experts.....

Hey,

While you are at it why dont you also mention that you are using 40 profile which is the culprit and not the tyres. It would be better if you get your facts right before commenting. No performance tuner would ever recommend the F1's as they are hard compound, and offer pathetic grip on wet concrete roads. Try cornering at anything over 70km on wet concrete and see where you end up.

Anyways we are going off topic.

@cyba - Like everyone suggested go for a good set of alloys and put 205/50/15 rubber. Choose the brand of tyre you like. If its performance I would recommend either the Yokohoma AVS Sport or ES100 and Bridgestone Potenza GIII tyres.

If you want engine mods then you have tons of options.

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Hey there !!
You can do something like that for your Astra !!
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nice one viper....
thats what i tried to tell them!!!!!!!!
thanks for backin up on my note...

anyways... a good set of 15's and cool decals. hmmm and was thinkin of a red dragon vinyl for some reason . with cool red neons in and out would make it look craaazzzzzzzzzyyyy
i have seen a kickass bodykit on one blue astra dont know if its fiber!!!
does anyone know??????
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Some inspiration for you cyba123 ............
He's running on 17"ers........

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those look real bad.

not the best pic but look at this. I suggest something like this.

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Originally Posted by fastest lakshya
dude , as i can see >>> its heavily mod. ,
is it a two door ?
Dats not the real car but enough to give an idea. Dats wat I have in mind.

I have mentioned the mods in my previous post.
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Thanks for the suggestions friends. Dragstar me going to call you sometime later today (hope thats ok with you).

Does anyone know of any nice (read cheap) place for painting and slight body modification? In Mumbai!!!
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Team Dragster, what team are you on and what trophies do you guys have? I've never heard of any official racing scene in Mumbai, could you please shed some light?
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