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Old 21-09-2011, 10:22 AM   #1
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Ashlee - The BG Hatch with loose morals - PHOTOS ADDED

Hello everyone,

I recently became the owner of a white 1989 BG AstinaSP.

She is my bitch and I love her.

Specs:
Engine: BP 1.8L DOHC
Age: 124,000km (or thereabouts)
Colour: White
Condition: Minimal grime in engine bay, paint is top notch with only a few imperfections. All the elctrics work (mirrors, windows, sunroof) minus the stereo LCD being sun damaged by the looks of it. Still works just can't see a real lot.


Modifications:

Engine:
3A/Saas Pod with shortened intake length, in partially sealed enclosure
4-2-1 Hurricane Extractors
100cpi Cat Converter
Resinator and Muffler
2.25" Exhaust Piping with 3" tip

Suspension
50mm lower Lovells springs from Equipe Automotive

Exterior
Happy Rape Tape eyes
Satin Black Factory Alloys
Anodised Blue Rota Wheel Nuts
H4 Narva SuperWhite globes with white parkers

Interior
AXIS Touch Screen DVD player
6" 3 way AXIS in front doors
6x9 GIGA AXIS 3 ways in Rear 'shelf'
Powered by 4 Channel Digital Amp (XT2004D)
10" Crossfire Sub in sealed enclosure
Powered by AXIS XT5001D Monoblock

I work at AudioXtra on Tapleys Hill Road and she is parked out front Mon-Fri. Please beep/loose traction as you travel past and notice her on her corner.

How she looked stock:




To Do List:

Paint Rocker Cover Some RainbowPony colour
YellowSpeed coilovers
Whiteline strut braces front and rear
SuperPro Bushes all round
8" wide rims at as close to 0 offset as I can
Non Bob Jane Tyres- NEXT
Interior LED light for doors open
White LED dash lights
Dished steering wheel - DONE
Atomik Shifter - DONE
LED parker lights
H4 White globes - DONE
Round DRL's below headlights in vents
Drink lots of beer - W.I.P
Second Amendment
Light dimmer for doors shutting so that it fades out

Regards

Chris

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Old 21-09-2011, 11:32 AM   #2
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"Lose Traction" - Love it

Congrats mate, I might take you up on that offer... I drive past there heaps nowadays, but unfortunately I no longer have my astina...
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Old 21-09-2011, 11:54 AM   #3
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What the hell are 'Happy Rape Tape eyes'?!?!
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Old 21-09-2011, 12:02 PM   #4
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Redline - Drop in and see me at the front desk sometime and I can show you what we sell (car audio gear/navigation/mobile communication) the company name is AudioXtra.

derb - my head lights have ^ on them so it looks like a smily face when the lights are up... it was done with black PVC tape, affectionately known by me and the sparky fellas of Star Electrical as rape tape.

Anyone wanna confirm that my car is an actual BG Astina? Fairly sure it is, just need a pro's official seal of approval
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Old 21-09-2011, 12:14 PM   #5
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Well if derb's display photo is anything to go by, then mine is exactly the same, just the SP model instaed of GT-X.

Is the suspension setup the same on both or is the GT-X model fitted with different strut tops? (as in 3 bolt rear tops for coil overs?)

Cheers homies
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Old 21-09-2011, 12:28 PM   #6
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The GT-X was never an official model, I have the Familia GT-X motor, so I put the GT-X badging on the rear and call it an Astina GT-X. Mine is actually a non-SP, so no power goodies or sunroof for me.
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Old 21-09-2011, 12:31 PM   #7
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Ah I thought you might have done something like that. Looks factory though, so thumbs up for you!

My question still stands though, does the 1989 GT-X Coilovers mate up with my strut towers on both ends, or do I need to get them from a different model?
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Old 21-09-2011, 12:49 PM   #8
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Suspension in the BG Familia GT-X, GT-R and sedans is all the same. BG Astinas have a different front strut top bolt pattern. But if you want coilovers for a BG Astina, BC Racing make 2x types to choose from and JustJap do free shipping on them.
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Old 26-09-2011, 10:35 PM   #9
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Cheers bro, I'll look into it once I rob some innocent families of their kidneys and such
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Old 05-02-2012, 08:20 PM   #10
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I might pop into AudioXtra sometime soon, I'm looking for a new head unit and sub at the moment
Nice car by the way, BG's were always my favourite model, was actually gonna get one before my Protege!
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Old 13-02-2012, 03:30 PM   #11
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Thanks xeon, Im actually quitting by March 9, so you may wanna just message me on here and grab my number before you come in.
I can do a cash sale and drop the goods to you as well if you dont mind paying a bit more for fuel and such
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Old 13-02-2012, 10:18 PM   #12
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Old 13-02-2012, 10:23 PM   #13
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To Do List:

Paint Rocker Cover Some RainbowPony colour
YellowSpeed coilovers
Whiteline strut braces front and rear
SuperPro Bushes all round
8" wide rims at as close to 0 offset as I can
Non Bob Jane Tyres
Interior LED light for doors open
White LED dash lights
Sparco Steering Wheel
MazdaSpeed shifter
LED parker lights
H4 6000k globes
Round DRL's below headlights in vents
Drink lots of beer
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Old 14-02-2012, 06:51 AM   #14
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HAHAHA love it mate

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Old 14-02-2012, 08:02 AM   #15
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I think you mean Domo-Kun yes?
He fell off on the way to Auburn, at which point I cried deeply and punched a tree.
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I think you mean Domo-Kun yes?
He fell off on the way to Auburn, at which point I cried deeply and punched a tree.
haha yer sorry.... i had a sware bear on my car once... it was funny. as little kids would go up to it and squeeze it and it would yell obsanitities at them
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Old 14-02-2012, 09:42 AM   #17
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Wow... I need me one of those, but in the shape of Misty from Pokemon!

To woooo all the fine ladies with my steeze :P

ps. My exhaust lost a muffler and a cat the other day due to old age and now I am a Racecar... An Offensive, Ear Bleeding RaceCar
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Old 15-02-2012, 11:23 PM   #18
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Nice photo! Where was this taken?

Also, are you still running the stock shocks with the lowered springs?
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Old 16-02-2012, 11:40 AM   #19
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A spot near me in Pt Adelaide that's my little secret for now :P

Yeah just the Lovells at the moment. Not gonna waste time on shocks and skip straight to coilovers by the end of the year. New bushes all round are on the cars though, get that cornering stiffer than Ash stealing a glance at Misty's ass!!

(Such a nerd)
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Old 17-02-2012, 09:20 AM   #20
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Does anyone have a gearbox specialist they would reccomend?
Im really sick of how sloppy this second hand box is compared to the one that got destroyed from towing from Adelaide to Sydney and back...

All the gears are loose while in gear, and it crunches (no noise, just feeling) when going into gears. Will most likely get work done when I get a new clutch (also shattered that when the box blew) coz this one is a second hand one that was 'still in good condition' according to the Mazda wreckers on Grand Junction Rd.

Really not happy with their service and business style overall. Just felt uber shady...
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