How to see / identify what kind of engine I have ?

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Kpkna
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How to see / identify what kind of engine I have ?

Post by Kpkna » Tue May 08, 2018 9:29 pm

Well, my problem is : i bought an Astra K 1.4 125hp B14XFL . On the contract, papers and receipt. On the constructor sheet of this car it appears that i have another engine, B14XFT - 150hp.
The car is running like an 150hp... 100km/h in second gear @ 6000rpm, 100km/h in 9.4 seconds, urban consumption arround 10l / 100km.

So, is there any way to find out what engine actually have on my car?
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Re: How to see / identify what kind of engine I have ?

Post by NickT » Tue May 08, 2018 10:19 pm

I can't recall which forum, but a while back someone posted some dyno results from a 125 and a 150 (both before and after chip tuning). The differences were smaller than spec, with the 125 showing more horsepower than rated and less swift drop off of torque above 4K rpm.

So it's still perfectly possible that you have the 125 as purchased.

Besides, the 150 hatch is rated for 8.3s to 100kmh: http://www.automobile-catalog.com/car/2 ... o_150.html
Whereas the 125 hatch is rated for 9.2s to 100kmh: http://www.automobile-catalog.com/car/2 ... o_125.html
(Stop/start versions are 0.2s slower)

So your results imply you have the 125 hatch.


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Re: How to see / identify what kind of engine I have ?

Post by Kpkna » Tue May 08, 2018 10:47 pm

Thank you for your answer. In my above post i make an mistake, and i cant edit it now.
So the 0-100km/h is 8.4s not 9.4... on an perfect strait street. Eye perfect :)

In both ways i'm happy with it, but I really want to know what kind of angine is it on my car.
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Re: How to see / identify what kind of engine I have ?

Post by Ivanzu » Wed May 09, 2018 5:36 am

You cam find out using the VIN number.


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Re: How to see / identify what kind of engine I have ?

Post by Kpkna » Wed May 09, 2018 6:49 am

Ivanzu wrote:
Wed May 09, 2018 5:36 am
You cam find out using the VIN number.
I tried but after decode i get a few info...
Manufacturer: General Motors Llc
Product Type: Passenger Car
Make: Opel
Check Digit: 7
Model Year: 2018
Sequential Number: 061256
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Re: How to see / identify what kind of engine I have ?

Post by Ivanzu » Wed May 09, 2018 11:36 am

Somewhere around thr drivers door is a sticker with power rating of the car.


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Re: How to see / identify what kind of engine I have ?

Post by Kpkna » Wed May 09, 2018 11:42 am

Ivanzu wrote:
Wed May 09, 2018 11:36 am
Somewhere around thr drivers door is a sticker with power rating of the car.
Yes, I have that sticker with two options, but is not checked neither 92kw or 110kw ...
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Re: How to see / identify what kind of engine I have ?

Post by AstonVauxhall » Wed May 09, 2018 11:49 am

Drop me a PM with your VIN and I'll find out.
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Re: How to see / identify what kind of engine I have ?

Post by NickT » Wed May 09, 2018 12:38 pm

Kpkna wrote:
Tue May 08, 2018 10:47 pm
Thank you for your answer. In my above post i make an mistake, and i cant edit it now.
So the 0-100km/h is 8.4s not 9.4... on an perfect strait street. Eye perfect :)

In both ways i'm happy with it, but I really want to know what kind of angine is it on my car.
Interesting. Definitely seems like you have 150hp performance then.

Other than mucking around with VINs, there's one external visual difference in the form the Turbo badge on the rear of the car.
It's different on each variant:
- Turbo logo in same silver as the Astra logo: The 125
- Turbo logo in black: The 150
- Turbo logo in red: The 1.6T 200 (which also has dual exhausts, easy to see)


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Re: How to see / identify what kind of engine I have ?

Post by astramaster » Wed May 09, 2018 12:47 pm

NickT wrote:
Wed May 09, 2018 12:38 pm
It's different on each variant:
- Turbo logo in same silver as the Astra logo: The 125
- Turbo logo in black: The 150
- Turbo logo in red: The 1.6T 200 (which also has dual exhausts, easy to see)

Very nice information! ;) ;)


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