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Re: SAMARAI's '95 2.0L Ecotec from Australia! ;)
« Reply #45 on: September 20, 2012, 14:24:59 PM »
Well if you find what you want on evil bay why not ask nicely and get it posted to a member who could then post to you?

I don't why sellers don't post to Aus or SA, they are missing a trick TBH! OK you take your chances a bit as some air mail you can't track it for some dim reason but there you go!

evil bay haha gd 1 :P yeah that could work a great idea.

exactly.. I have no idea why they wouldnt want to send to Aus.. business should be business right?? hrm
well I guess you gotta hope you get what you pay for.. would be a pain sending back because something you get is faulty :(
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« Reply #46 on: September 20, 2012, 16:57:02 PM »
And there is the sending back part too!
Lewis Hamilton said that winning his first race felt better than having sex. Kimi's reply to that was, Maybe he never had sex.

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« Reply #47 on: September 21, 2012, 09:57:14 AM »
And there is the sending back part too!

I can imagine it would be such a pain.. gets me worried for more expensive purchases!! hrmmm
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« Reply #48 on: November 04, 2012, 04:16:06 AM »
Update Time!
The new 17" Rims! Lovin it! ;)





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« Reply #49 on: November 05, 2012, 14:08:05 PM »
- Adjusted the front lowbeams with a new set of Globes (so I can actually see where im driving)
Yeah what's the go with the headlights. The first time I drove mine at night I noticed how dim the low beams seemed (although the high beam is good). . . Had a look at the lights and thought, "Ah. The middle lights are both blown". . . . Had another look and realised that the middle lights are dummies!?!

As for the indicator repeaters and where to get them: how about checking similar items that are sold in the after market motorcycle scene?

Oh yeah. . . Very tidy car too Samarai ;D

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« Reply #50 on: November 05, 2012, 15:54:10 PM »
HID's are the only way to improve the candles :)
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« Reply #51 on: November 09, 2012, 03:10:45 AM »
Yeah what's the go with the headlights. The first time I drove mine at night I noticed how dim the low beams seemed (although the high beam is good). . . Had a look at the lights and thought, "Ah. The middle lights are both blown". . . . Had another look and realised that the middle lights are dummies!?!

As for the indicator repeaters and where to get them: how about checking similar items that are sold in the after market motorcycle scene?

Oh yeah. . . Very tidy car too Samarai ;D

With mine mate like yours, seemed very dim and I couldn't see very far at all with the low beams on. Definitely invest in a new set of High Powered globes.. Something white/clear so you don't have that terrible yellow tinge in your head lights.
I also got my mechanic to adjust the height/range of the headlights up! Such a difference now.. No going back and have quite a range I can see now while driving at night!!

As for side repeaters.. I'm looking for some myself. There's tons on Ebay.. Mostly from the UK, Germany etc. If you get clear side repeaters make sure you have amber globes or the police might have a few things to say!

Not to sure about the motorcycle scene to be honest mate.

Cheers mate! I take pride in treating her well!!
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« Reply #52 on: November 09, 2012, 03:14:11 AM »
Forgot bout the dummy lights you spoke of.
Mate! They are Fog lights.. Now like mine which aren't fitted with the switches and globes.. Yours probably doesn't have them either but again off ebay you can pick up a pair of headlights with the fog lights in them. Just need to install the switches and relays (can be taken off opels of the same year.. Astra, corsa and the like.. I'm not too sure)
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« Reply #53 on: November 09, 2012, 03:49:18 AM »
Yeah I only have the rear "fog light", so I do have the switch on the dash. Having said that though, I'm not really fussed about not having the front fog lights (ironically we do have fog up here quite often). It was just bugging me not knowing why there were "blanks" :)

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« Reply #54 on: November 10, 2012, 10:56:54 AM »
Yeah mate I have the switch for the rear foggies too! Helps illuminate when parallel parking at night and also when needing to blind the driver behind if they're tailgating or have incorrectly adjusted HID's xD
Yeah I'm not overly fussed about not having front foggies either.. Wouldn't use them in the city as cops would get dodgy and really how much country driving in hills would you be doing at night! High beams suffice! XD
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« Reply #55 on: November 11, 2012, 00:05:58 AM »
...and really how much country driving in hills would you be doing at night!...
LOL. That's where I live :P ;D

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« Reply #56 on: November 18, 2012, 16:25:55 PM »
LOL. That's where I live :P ;D

Im envious mate!! I love hill driving.. the calibra really sticks to the road and in a manual.. uphill driving is amazing :) specially if your car has a muffler making a great note!!
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« Reply #57 on: November 18, 2012, 22:04:48 PM »
Ooh, looks very gracefully done.

What's the black armour-like stuff on the rear bumper behind the wheels?
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« Reply #58 on: November 19, 2012, 18:21:35 PM »
What's the black armour-like stuff on the rear bumper behind the wheels?

Prevents the rear of the car being ripped off when running over Roo's & Dingo's! :)
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SAMARAI's '95 2.0L Ecotec from Australia! ;)
« Reply #59 on: November 28, 2012, 05:33:07 AM »
I can imagine it would be such a pain.. gets me worried for more expensive purchases!! hrmmm
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