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by JJ-Yorks
Sat Feb 10, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Running temperature/Idle speed
Replies: 10
Views: 635

Re: Running temperature/Idle speed

Since when has a 1.4 been a 1.0 :shock:
Obviously the 1.4 has a different thermostat to the 1.0 and if it’s anything like on the ‘J’ it will have an electrical circuit to make it warm up quicker
Why does every post on this forum seem to go off topic to what someone asks
by JJ-Yorks
Sat Feb 10, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Running temperature/Idle speed
Replies: 10
Views: 635

Re: Running temperature/Idle speed

Since when has a 1.4 been a 1.0 :shock:
Why does every post on this forum seem to go off topic to what someone asks
by JJ-Yorks
Thu Feb 08, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Running temperature/Idle speed
Replies: 10
Views: 635

Re: Running temperature/Idle speed

IT is totally normal for this time of year...mine is the 1.0t and does exactly the same as yours...try not to use too high a gear and if you can keep fan off and it will warm up quicker.
by JJ-Yorks
Sat Feb 03, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Hids fitment
Replies: 38
Views: 4162

Re: Hids fitment

With practice you can change them with one hand
by JJ-Yorks
Tue Jan 30, 2018 6:43 am
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Hids fitment
Replies: 38
Views: 4162

Re: Hids fitment

SOrry to bring up this old post everyone, finally taking the plung to get an upgrade on my candles! How long have your HIds lasted? As my problems from police? Price seems great for what you. Get and you’re all praising them and sounds awesome! No problems at all...never been flashed and never been...
by JJ-Yorks
Wed Jan 24, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: 1.0 ecoflex engine/transmission
Replies: 36
Views: 2208

Re: 1.0 ecoflex engine/transmission

Have you tried any premium fuels yet? Not yet, not refilled it yet. I don't use the thing very often at the moment as I'm using a 1.5DCi Megane for my 120 mile a day commute. So what’s the mpg graph like on your Astra? Does it look anything like mine? Regarding the Renault how many miles per gallon...
by JJ-Yorks
Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: Grandland X
Replies: 41
Views: 2104

Re: Grandland X

Would never buy a French engineered car...think PSA will struggle with sales of the Vauxhall brand as a lot of people think the same...and the way they keep laying off people in the uk plants is appalling
by JJ-Yorks
Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:49 pm
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: 1.0 ecoflex engine/transmission
Replies: 36
Views: 2208

Re: 1.0 ecoflex engine/transmission

When I obtain 60mpg I stick at 70mph with very light pressure on the throttle. Note I do not use cruise control, now this does use more fuel. Even at 80 with spirited overtakes I still achieve 54mpg but if you get into a 50 limit and keep at 50 for quite some time you should see your average mpg mo...
by JJ-Yorks
Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: 1.0 ecoflex engine/transmission
Replies: 36
Views: 2208

Re: 1.0 ecoflex engine/transmission

And here’s one showing in 60+mpg after a run on motorway just before Xmas

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by JJ-Yorks
Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: 1.0 ecoflex engine/transmission
Replies: 36
Views: 2208

Re: 1.0 ecoflex engine/transmission

This is what the graph will look like to achieve mid 40’s around town
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