mk3

  1. R

    Fuel Injection Pump - X17DT

    Hey, I got an used Astra MK3 Van (GM Engine), and I swap the engine and wiring for the Isuzu engine (TC4EE1), however I bought the Fuel Injection Pump after it. And I have a problem, my Fuel Injection Pump has 3 wires, and my wiring from the car has only 1 to connect to the pump? The wire's...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. J

    X 16 XEL Engine problems

    Hi, my mk3 with a X 16 XEL engine started spluttering and running rough like someone had flicked a switch on the way home from work on Sunday. Fearing the worst I pulled over and checked it over it. No oil in the water, no mayo on the oil cap, nothing tapping so drove it steadily home. Took it...
  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 Stereo Radio Problem

    hi guys so I have a mk3 astra with its original grundig sc 303 cassette player. I have my sony n5100bt which I want to put in the astra, for some odd reason the sony does not seem to work. I was fighting with this problem a couple days now I got so angry I literally cut the car's connectors and...
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Andy_Mk3

    Figz's Astra Duo Project

    Ok here we go folks! Here's my diary for my first car. Astra Mk3 1.6 8v Duo I picked it up on Monday 22nd December for £350. There's hardly any rust on it and it really is a solid car, very good buy as far as I'm concerned :) It's got just over 127k on the clock, so just run-in nicely :P My...
  10. Andy_Mk3

    I've finally got myself a mk3

    Yes, at last and after the dissapointment on Saturday, my dad saw a mk3 parked up somewhere for sale. So tonight I went for a look, and bought it there and then :) So the first pics of when I got it back home.. (continued on next page cos of damn limit) So it's a 1.6 8v...
  11. D

    astra mk3 estate kits

    ok i have seen an astra estate mk3 i like and am thinking of getting it but i want to know what sort of exterior mods can i do....if poss pics and limnks would be nice thanks in advance
  12. 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
  13. KinG^Lee

    My Astra 1.4 to V6

    So here we go :) thought ill do a little diary will be making some nice progress on my motor over the next year i hope. This is my first car and im learning things as i go so all feedback is welcome positive and negative don't be afraid to say that looks **** :) i learn more from my mistakes...
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