astra

  1. J

    Astra mkiv G 2006 Bertone Cabriolet Canvas Roof Problem

    Hi everyone. Please try to help, when closing my roof it stopped dead about 6 inches from closed and does not work at all now, using a 4mm allen key I have now managed to wind it closed completely, any ideas what the problem is, where I might be able to find someone who knows about them, I'm in...
  2. R

    Coolant pipes.

    Hello! I've got a 1991 (apperently) opel astra GSI. This car had a new engine put in it on 2006, wasn't even ran then left for 12 years and I'm now getting it going again. It's a properly built rally car, the last time it was running was in a race in Chile in South America. I have a pipe...
  3. Z

    Another (Different) Mk3 Newb

    Good Day All, As much as I would love to slap a supercharger or a turbo onto the engine and have a surge in power I know this is a near impossible task (Having done some research) without a lot of time and effort. I would appreciate some advice on the best areas (notorious faults) within the...
  4. Atlantis

    ASTRA MK3 1.8 MISFIRING FINALLY SOLVED

    hi guys so i made a thread earlier on about my astra c18xe misfiring. whilst driving it lost power and cut out. i limped back home somehow and tried to diagnose the fault. i checked compression on cylinders, all perfect. vacuum pipes were good aswell. i changed the coil pack twice, spark plugs...
  5. Atlantis

    ASTRA MK3 1.8 MISFIRING

    i have a 1994 mk3 atra 1.8 sport.. started with a rough idle, as i suspect its the icv. then on dual carriage way something happened to the car and it lost its power. i somehow limped back home and checked out what was happening. i checked the spark plugs and they was bad so i replaced them. i...
  6. Atlantis

    MK3 Roof Rack Removal

    hi i have an astra mk3 5 door, when i bought it the roof rack was already installed on the roof (genuine vauxhall) i have a key to the roof rack but when i insert the key it doesnt seem to turn nor left nor right. last case scenario the key that came with it may be the wrong key. i really want...
  7. TomVauxhall

    Ultra rare mk1 astra gte ogle edition

    My best mate has recently purchased, and is in the process of completely rebuilding an ultra rare mk1 astra gte ogle edition. 1 of 5 made and possibly the last one left as 2 are known to have died, 1 was stolen and never recovered, and one is unaccounted for like me, he loves anything vauxhall...
  8. TomVauxhall

    Phase 2 gsi to phase 1 gsi c20let

    Hi everyone, I'm a new member but I've always read the forums and owned astra's. Recently started a new project so I thought I'd make a build diary... I'll get some pictures up asap
  9. Joe_GSi

    MK3 astra GSi wont start

    howdy... just wanted to see if anyone could help me out i had the astra gsi 93 parked up in the garage for about a year an it started first time every time then i moved the car out into the garden as i needed the garage for a diffrent car but i tryd to start the astra today an nothing happend...
  10. Sportstr@

    Phase 2 headlight eyebrows

    As in title.....never fitted but painted silver/gold ish colour...vx ral iirc £20 posted ........ Or can collect from me in margate and price is £15 leave a post here but may take a while to reply..so if you rather..you can ring me on 07878117335
  11. Andy_Mk3

    Astra Mk6 - 2010

    http://www.autoexpress.co.uk/news/autoexpressnews/233740/first_pictures_of_new_astra.html Looks alright I reckon :)
  12. Paul

    Music Video i just seen

    a strange one! Seen it on MTV few moment ago. thought i might share! Id say its work safe, but if you dont like seeing a car hit somene loads of times then dont watch lol http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=Z3ClCwcCvdQ LOL, worth the more hits in this forum i think Paul
  13. Joe_GSi

    astra GSi cutting out

    hiyas ok just wantd to no has this happend to anyone be for as i was driveing home a while ago an the car just cut out with the battery light on then gose off.. so turnd of the keys an tryd to start it back up again an no lights on the dash came on? but it did fire just never startd so i waiting...
  14. K

    Anyone Know A Garage Thatll Do Engine Conversions Near Dorset

    Hi im New to mk3oc i want to put a c20xe into my mk3 astra ive phoned around and not many garages do an engine conversion! i know one garage but i dont trust the employees lol anyone got any advice on where to go? cheers karl
  15. Andy_Mk3

    Mk3 - 5 Years in Barn

    Greetings everyone, I'm new here! I'll briefly introduce myself first, I'm Andy, I'm 15 years old (16 in May), and I quite simply love cars and working on them. Especially trying to get them going again. So when I found out about an Astra that had been stored in a barn for 5 years, I jumped...
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