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Australian Holden Astra R+

Post by jaydenrasmussen21 » Wed Jul 29, 2020 11:09 pm

G’day all.

Can’t seem to find many Aussies on here, so I figured I’d show what I’ve got..

I’ve got a 2018 Holden Astra R+ 1.4L Turbocharged Hatch!

I’ve had the car since new from the showroom, but I’ve recently decided to start having a bit of fun with it, and showing off the ‘hot hatch’ side of it!

This is what I have done so far:

- Blacked out 18inch Wheels , with matching Pirelli Sport Tires
- Darkest Legal tinted windows
- Tinted Tail Lights / reflectors
- Customised License Plate, Slimline black (Probably the most expensive out of it all! It’s an absolute rip-off in Queensland, Aus)

- iDrive Sport Throttle Controller
- Complete 2 & 1/2 inch Cat-Back exhaust setup, with a resonator delete, muffler delete, and duel exhaust Pipes at the rear

Next on the agenda is a Stage 1 Tune from a local Euro Car Tuning Specialist, and maybe hopefully lowered a little!

I’d love to know if anyone has actually blacked out their rear Opel/ Vauxhall/ Holden badges?? I found it really hard as it’s not necessarily a flat surface compared to the astra one for example!

Anyway, I’m really happy how it looks / sounds now, so let me know what you all think!

I’ve also attached a before / after of the exhaust! ( as you can see it’s a massive difference)
Also let me know if there is any way I can share a video, because I’d love to share the old/new comparison of the exhaust note !








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Re: Australian Holden Astra R+

Post by Ahatenca » Wed Jul 29, 2020 11:54 pm

What a Beauty

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Re: Australian Holden Astra R+

Post by F7GOS » Wed Jul 29, 2020 11:58 pm

very tidy... few of my mates had Astras when they passed their test - (MK4 era) and always swapped out the Vauxhall Badges, centre caps and steering wheels for Holden branded one.... Much more exotic :lol:

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Re: Australian Holden Astra R+

Post by 24/mk 7 » Thu Jul 30, 2020 6:35 pm

Smart looking car, got to say even the wheels being black as well isn't too much to handle .All the tints are nicely done and it'll sound wicked as well ..Nice job...

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Re: Australian Holden Astra R+

Post by Scotty_b » Sat Aug 01, 2020 10:22 am

Love it. Watts link rear aswell. 😎

Just paint the front and rear badges with normal car paint, don't mess around with wrap or plastidip as wrap is near impossible and plastidip is horrid.

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