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Re: ASTRA K ACTIVE FRONT GRILLE

Post by ROBINHOOD » Thu Oct 03, 2019 6:53 pm

I mounted it.
Everything was ready for this.
I pulled the wiring from the K20.
But I need pins for the buffer junction socket.
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Re: ASTRA K ACTIVE FRONT GRILLE

Post by astraowner » Thu Oct 03, 2019 7:10 pm

ROBINHOOD wrote:
Thu Oct 03, 2019 6:53 pm
I mounted it.
Everything was ready for this.
I pulled the wiring from the K20.
But I need pins for the buffer junction socket.
Looking forward to hearing if it works.

How much did you pay for the active grille and do you expect to get better MPG ?
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Re: ASTRA K ACTIVE FRONT GRILLE

Post by Redman » Thu Oct 03, 2019 7:20 pm

Surely the grill being shut from cold can only make the engine heat up quicker by stopping airflow across the intercooler for the air intake. The engine thermostat prevents water flow through the radiator until engine is warm.

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Re: ASTRA K ACTIVE FRONT GRILLE

Post by astraowner » Thu Oct 03, 2019 8:14 pm

Redman wrote:
Thu Oct 03, 2019 7:20 pm
Surely the grill being shut from cold can only make the engine heat up quicker by stopping airflow across the intercooler for the air intake. The engine thermostat prevents water flow through the radiator until engine is warm.
Did he not say that it would also be able to close to increase aerodynamic properties.

Allthough that would be most noticeable at higher speeds where you would hardly be able to close the shutters because the engine would then overheat.

If the only real gain is for the engine to heat up quicker in cold conditions, i would imagine that the gain would be very low in reality.
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Re: ASTRA K ACTIVE FRONT GRILLE

Post by Redman » Thu Oct 03, 2019 9:02 pm

I can only imagine any fuel efficiency gains would be minimal, maybe wrong though, wouldn't buy a car on the strength of it.

The front grills I have seen on the internet for different cars though, still allow a minimal amount of airflow even when closed . The person wanted to delete it because he had had his engined chipped and the engine was over heating.

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Re: ASTRA K ACTIVE FRONT GRILLE

Post by astraowner » Fri Oct 11, 2019 6:09 am

Redman wrote:
Thu Oct 03, 2019 9:02 pm
I can only imagine any fuel efficiency gains would be minimal, maybe wrong though, wouldn't buy a car on the strength of it.

The front grills I have seen on the internet for different cars though, still allow a minimal amount of airflow even when closed . The person wanted to delete it because he had had his engined chipped and the engine was over heating.
If he wants to program it to be in the open position always, would it not be cheaper to just take those fins that close up the grill off of the car.

Or maybe just disconnect the link that controls them and then just jamming them in the open position.
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Re: ASTRA K ACTIVE FRONT GRILLE

Post by ROBINHOOD » Sat Nov 02, 2019 5:55 pm

ASTRA K ACTIVE AIR GRILL SHUTTER
I made a new installation for the active air grill.
I routed the wires through the X118 plug.
In cold weather, the temperature of my motor will not drop and it will heat up very quickly.

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Re: ASTRA K ACTIVE FRONT GRILLE

Post by astraowner » Sat Nov 09, 2019 3:41 pm

Do you have a schematic on what you connected where ?

What was the price for the active grill, will it fit existing cars and do you have to take the car apart alot to mount it ?

Also...is it working just like it would on a 2020 car with it factory fitted.
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Re: ASTRA K ACTIVE FRONT GRILLE

Post by ROBINHOOD » Tue Nov 12, 2019 8:05 pm

this will help you.

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