New to Astra ( 1.6T 200hp)

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Re: New to Astra ( 1.6T 200hp)

Post by Pompeydave » Mon Sep 02, 2019 12:57 pm

I can still smell the oil on my hands 2 showers later Dan lol.....mistake not wearing gloves.


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Re: New to Astra ( 1.6T 200hp)

Post by Pompeydave » Mon Sep 02, 2019 1:00 pm

tuglet wrote:
Mon Sep 02, 2019 12:56 pm
My 1.6T was first registered December 2018 and the owners manual says to use dexos1 gen 2. Am I safe to assume it was filled with dexos1 gen 2 from the factory?
Yeah I'd say you are ok tuglet , I just changed it for peace of mind.the dealer i purchased from is well known but not a VX outfit so rather than Micky mouse oil going in I thought I'd stick the right stuff in. Doesn't sound any different but then again it's such a smooth motor.


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Re: New to Astra ( 1.6T 200hp)

Post by tuglet » Mon Sep 02, 2019 1:06 pm

Pompeydave wrote:
Mon Sep 02, 2019 1:00 pm
tuglet wrote:
Mon Sep 02, 2019 12:56 pm
My 1.6T was first registered December 2018 and the owners manual says to use dexos1 gen 2. Am I safe to assume it was filled with dexos1 gen 2 from the factory?
Yeah I'd say you are ok tuglet , I just changed it for peace of mind.the dealer i purchased from is well known but not a VX outfit so rather than Micky mouse oil going in I thought I'd stick the right stuff in. Doesn't sound any different but then again it's such a smooth motor.
Cheers. I'm getting a bit paranoid about LSPI after reading some of the stories on here LOL
1.6T 200 Elite Nav. Cosmic Grey.


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Re: New to Astra ( 1.6T 200hp)

Post by Pompeydave » Mon Sep 02, 2019 1:26 pm

Lspi rare on the 1.6 , main reason I went for this engine. More so on the 1.4 and Def on my old 1.0.
As yours is similar age to mine all updates would of been done.


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Re: New to Astra ( 1.6T 200hp)

Post by MrSM82 » Mon Sep 02, 2019 1:34 pm

tuglet wrote:
Mon Sep 02, 2019 1:06 pm
Pompeydave wrote:
Mon Sep 02, 2019 1:00 pm
tuglet wrote:
Mon Sep 02, 2019 12:56 pm
My 1.6T was first registered December 2018 and the owners manual says to use dexos1 gen 2. Am I safe to assume it was filled with dexos1 gen 2 from the factory?
Yeah I'd say you are ok tuglet , I just changed it for peace of mind.the dealer i purchased from is well known but not a VX outfit so rather than Micky mouse oil going in I thought I'd stick the right stuff in. Doesn't sound any different but then again it's such a smooth motor.
Cheers. I'm getting a bit paranoid about LSPI after reading some of the stories on here LOL
I haven't heard of any issues on the 1.6. 1.4 seems to be the magnet for it :shock: :?


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Re: New to Astra ( 1.6T 200hp)

Post by David Tyler 64 » Sun Oct 13, 2019 12:50 am

Just bought one, pick up next week. Just says Tubo on the back is this how they are all badged .Sold my cdti version couldn't believe how quiet the new one is, looking forward to collecting it


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Re: New to Astra ( 1.6T 200hp)

Post by danx55 » Tue Oct 15, 2019 1:24 pm

nice :) .... the 1.6ts ive seen have red turbo badge .... and two exhausts :)


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Re: New to Astra ( 1.6T 200hp)

Post by danx55 » Tue Oct 15, 2019 1:26 pm

Pompeydave wrote:
Mon Sep 02, 2019 12:57 pm
I can still smell the oil on my hands 2 showers later Dan lol.....mistake not wearing gloves.
:o :D ..... ahhh reminds me of my old alfa sud owning days :/ :D


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Re: New to Astra ( 1.6T 200hp)

Post by Pompeydave » Tue Oct 15, 2019 1:58 pm

Oh those days Dan !!!! I remember doing many oil changes over the years and do you think I could ever get the seized oil filter off most cars ? Desperate measures I hammered a screw driver through the filter and got it off that way......would I do that now ? No way lol


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Re: New to Astra ( 1.6T 200hp)

Post by danx55 » Tue Oct 15, 2019 5:52 pm

:D me too! :D ....a proper messy job too :( :D


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