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by Keithfranklin
Fri Aug 30, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: New to Astra ( 1.6T 200hp)
Replies: 24
Views: 5438

Re: New to Astra ( 1.6T 200hp)

You have a great car.... I’ve had mine from new. Dexos 1 gen 2 oil ONLY. And I’ve only ever used Shell V+ petrol. Never ever seen another vx line and never ever seen another 1.6t. Quite an elite club we are in!! The car is superb not much on the road can touch it and phenomenal petrol consumption. W...
by Keithfranklin
Wed Jul 31, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: 1.6T 200bhp - Higher tick over when cold?!
Replies: 8
Views: 1587

Re: 1.6T 200bhp - Higher tick over when cold?!

The high idle on cold start up is due to the exhaust temperature being low and the o2 sensor compensates by increasing the revs. As soon as the exhaust gas temp gets to correct level the revs reduce.
by Keithfranklin
Fri Jul 12, 2019 5:53 am
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: Vx line mud flaps
Replies: 12
Views: 4188

Re: Vx line mud flaps

Hi google aliexpress and search for Astra k parts I got mine for £20 full set brilliant product fit great look superb.
by Keithfranklin
Sun Jul 07, 2019 5:46 am
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: Thoughts on Bumper mod
Replies: 7
Views: 1968

Re: Thoughts on Bumper mod

It looks shit!!!
by Keithfranklin
Tue Jul 02, 2019 9:13 am
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Mpg
Replies: 10
Views: 2914

Re: Mpg

My 1.6t 18 plate is bang on if you use the cars trip computer. There is a difference showing if you use the ‘On-Star’ app., that shows lower.
by Keithfranklin
Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:04 am
Forum: Members Gallery
Topic: my Astra Sri 1.4t 150 with newly fitted Heko wind deflecors
Replies: 11
Views: 1607

Re: my Astra Sri 1.4t 150 with newly fitted Heko wind deflecors

Hi did you have trouble with windows closing , ie coming down again and did you use the clips?
by Keithfranklin
Wed Jun 05, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: Rusty Calipers
Replies: 8
Views: 1536

Re: Rusty Calipers

I’ll sort some pictures out next week
by Keithfranklin
Wed Jun 05, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: Rusty Calipers
Replies: 8
Views: 1536

Re: Rusty Calipers

Blue...VXRs and Opel sports have always used blue callipers
by Keithfranklin
Sat Jun 01, 2019 7:58 am
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Battery
Replies: 9
Views: 2471

Re: Battery

I think when I bought my car last year it was an optional extra which I think was £100. Would never have a car without a spare wheel though.
by Keithfranklin
Sun May 19, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New boy
Replies: 2
Views: 637

Re: New boy

Welcome —— GM Opel guy here too!!

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