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Forum: Astra General 04-11-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,963
Posted By XRLad
Re: Problems with Driver's Side Window - Anyone else??

I rise from the forum silence after a long sleep to Resurrection a old thread.....this just happened to me this morning.Driver side went up stopped went back down tried to make it work like 5 times...
Forum: General Saturn Discussion 01-03-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 45,331
Posted By XRLad
Re: Goodbye Saturn: Thanks for the Ride (1985-2010)

I had followed Saturn cars some what over the years and felt they were great cars but never was in the market for new car as being a mechanic and holding my older cars together with parts and time...
Forum: Astra General 10-22-2010, 01:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,990
Posted By XRLad
Re: HD video of Astra XR in action

Agreed ,the 18,s are way better.I will be looking forward to replacing these Hakooks next summer with some real tires.Yea i hear you , it is well balanced indeed and never feels suddenly over the...
Forum: Astra General 10-22-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,990
Posted By XRLad
Re: HD video of Astra XR in action

Dont know really ,i dont , but the motor sports forum may.I will see what i can do .
Forum: Astra General 10-19-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,990
Posted By XRLad
Re: HD video of Astra XR in action

Yea he is one of only 2 i would let drive it there .Wanted some one who could drive it as hard as i do with the added bonus of that pylon deal i said lol.I wanted to post primarily to show a video of...
Forum: Astra General 10-18-2010, 06:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,990
Posted By XRLad
HD video of Astra XR in action

Well finally before the end of the world i got around to getting the Astra XR 3 door of mine into some hard slaloms.
I have pushed the car hard else were and can drive well enough to put the car on...
Forum: Astra General 10-18-2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 754
Posted By XRLad
Re: Back from the archives...need info

kewl so it seems 40 psi front and 35 back was a good all around setting.Car did really well.Me and my buddy were really happy with the way the car handled, some may argue but i can tell you this car...
Forum: Astra General 10-16-2010, 08:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 754
Posted By XRLad
Re: Back from the archives...need info

I still have the stock crap Hankooks ,forgot to mention that.I will try 35 and test from there .Mostly looking to stiffen the side wall up a bit to save em some and subtract that extra tenth or two....
Forum: Astra General 10-14-2010, 05:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 754
Posted By XRLad
Back from the archives...need info

Will be taking my 08 Astra XR 3 door to the slalom courses Sunday and was wondering if anybody has run with theirs and if so what tire pressure front an back worked best for you ? I have the 17 inch...
Forum: Astra General 05-17-2010, 11:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,295
Posted By XRLad
Re: More work in progress

Nice job indeed.So much so it broke my forum silence lol.
Forum: Astra General 04-27-2010, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 832
Posted By XRLad
Re: So what do u think ?

As alway i seem to be slow at warming up to SOME new car designs when the arrive.The latest STI for example is still not working for me as i prefer the LAST 05 Subies.This new Astra right now seem a...
Forum: Astra General 04-26-2010, 10:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 832
Posted By XRLad
So what do u think ?

Gads !!! been awhile since a post.Well did not see much here in regards to the new 2010 so here is a few videos, what do we think guy and gals...nice car or a bit to over designed ? I myself am still...
Forum: Astra General 02-25-2010, 08:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,622
Posted By XRLad
Re: My Astra VXR

Smil3r sweet vxr indeed.Makes me wish they had them over here .Top Gear did a really cool test on yours .Very cool.
Forum: Astra General 02-25-2010, 07:15 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,091
Posted By XRLad
Re: Two months with my new Astra

Well 96r50 my opinions are just a simple mans 2 cents not rules of the worlds by no means,so no disrespect.This would be a good and friendly debate over beers indeed.Shall we agree to disagree then...
Forum: Astra General 02-24-2010, 11:15 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,091
Posted By XRLad
Re: Two months with my new Astra

96r50, Um...did i not say i did not care if some likes or dislikes the Astra.My point i thought was straight forward.He has stated what he finds wrong or dislikes or whatever about the Astra so fine...
Forum: Astra General 02-23-2010, 10:55 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,091
Posted By XRLad
Re: Two months with my new Astra

LOL...are you sure your not from around here.Thats describe most large vehicle drivers around my parts let me tell you.Then when you do give them a blast with the horn..they give you a dirty look...
Forum: Astra General 02-23-2010, 10:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 838
Posted By XRLad
Re: Dubai 24hour Astra

That chassis of these are interchangeable with different body shells i believe,It is able to take a light weight body shell copy of certain type cars.Think they had BMW on those chassis once to cant...
Forum: Astra General 02-23-2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 838
Posted By XRLad
Re: Dubai 24hour Astra

Yea thats what i meant by heavily modified.There was another video i saw and the whole rear body section is a separate cover.Mid engine Astra would be cool.Sort of like the Clio V6 had.Practical...
Forum: Astra General 02-22-2010, 10:56 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,091
Posted By XRLad
Re: Two months with my new Astra

Before i start please send all hate mail due to my following reply to " i don't care po box what ever".Now that i am done being an ass:p i have to say ...why is it that those who have negative...
Forum: Astra General 02-22-2010, 10:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 838
Posted By XRLad
Re: Dubai 24hour Astra

Nice find diplo, and i found more info on it.Vids and all.It is a V6 and it is heavily modified .Thanks for posting ,would have never known about that if you hadn,t.First link is kind of ho hum but...
Forum: Astra General 01-21-2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,565
Posted By XRLad
Re: Winter with Stabilitrak better

Yes but i can drive with throttle control and still have full power to go by with out TC.I have had cars before that did not have TC and when i was passing at 80kmph and the guy beside was doing...
Forum: Astra General 01-20-2010, 03:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,565
Posted By XRLad
Re: Winter with Stabilitrak better

LOL..yea i know, but i was trying to hard to pass, to busy to lean over that extra cm and push it.:p
Forum: Astra General 01-04-2010, 08:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,565
Posted By XRLad
Re: Winter with Stabilitrak better

Well digging up the thread i had a really good chance last night to really test the car out,20 cm of snow and roads had only been plowed once when i left ,well high way that is, so two tracks clear...
Forum: Astra General 12-18-2009, 08:58 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,276
Posted By XRLad
Re: At least we are not driving Ions.

Some interesting reading.

http://www.truedelta.com/comparisons201/ION-vs-ASTRA-price-comparison.php?session_code=&aff=
Forum: Astra General 12-14-2009, 01:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,593
Posted By XRLad
Re: New radio--Nuthin' fancy, just has to make noise

Personally that is why i opted for the steering wheel controls.Safer to use the radio.You can change stations,CD Tracks and more all on the wheel.I never found the radio part a pain but thats just...
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