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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: What car next thread?

    Basically i see a lot of threads asking opinions on what cars they should get next so, as a bit of a guide i think a list of cars and pro's and cons might help people pick and stop some of these cartypea vs cartypeb threads. So to start it off il chuck a few cars and pro's and cons out there. ...

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  1. Bmw E93 rear brake question

    Hi guys, I have an led (not sure if led or bulbs) out on the rear brake strip on the boot just wondering if you can replace the bulb or do I have to get a whole new unit if so how do I remove it? Not the best picture but to be clear it's the brake strip above the bmw badge Thanks for any...

    Started by RobMcdonnell‎, 11-04-2017 22:52
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  2. astra club easytronic 2006 problem

    hi all my daughter has this astra club shes had it a couple of months and the only thing that's been done to it is all brake shoes and pads changed, its started playing up when I put it in reverse sometimes it wont even move I took the battery off for a minute and it seemed to rest itself ,took...

    Started by smet‎, 04-01-2017 14:26
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  3. First cars?

    So, i'm interested! Whats everyone's first car, how much did you pay and how long did you have it for? :) This is "Timon" Vauxhall Corsa 1999 T reg, 1.2 16v. Paid £600 for him in August 2013 and he is being taken off the road next week... (Unless someone buys him by then!) I passed my test...

    Started by Hudie123‎, 17-04-2015 15:41
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  4. the joys of running 5 cars..

    wallet has taken a battering alright last few weeks... vxr was taxed last month...£270 for 6 months.. admiral multi car policy for all 5 cars payed tonight....feels sick.. and corsa was taxed on tue mk3 getting taxed tomorrow when i gets payed... and insignia tax is due next month... be glad...

    Started by bazzel vxr‎, 02-06-2016 21:13
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  5. @pugh125k

    hi kev, any chance the threads made by fred g4vvq1983 on Engine ECU components explained......Basic Car Electrics lesson for beginners....be put in all the same place as the others, for easy access please, some are in help and advice and some are in your corsa c, ...

    Started by andy-v‎, 12-04-2016 11:05
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    12-04-2016, 20:07 Go to last post
  6. ASTRA related for a friend.

    So my friend bought a Sony XAV-68BT for his 2006 Astra. We removed the factory stereo and had to end up swapping over leads in the wiring harness to get it to power up. Only problem is once its on it doesn’t seem to turn off when the keys are removed from the ignition and don't want him...

    Started by devilishserpant‎, 15-03-2016 20:30
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    17-03-2016, 15:32 Go to last post
  7. Cheap cars with high BHP?

    as title says, looking for a new car with high BHP but in the price range of £7500-£14000. Currently looking at an Astra VXR but want to see what else there is out there. Current car- Seat Ibiza Cupra 1.4 180BHP

    Started by Haydensdk‎, 17-01-2016 09:53
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    05-02-2016, 19:15 Go to last post
  8. Bye Bye Corsa!

    A visitor from Poland decided to drive down the wrong side of the road and swipe me on a roundabout! Anyone selling there C? Sent from my SM-G900F using Tapatalk

    Started by tjscotland‎, 23-01-2016 09:34
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  9. Mazda Miata MX5 vs Honda S2000

    Looking to purhcase either one of these roadsters in the near future. Was sorta leaning towards the Mx5, however concerned about it's lack of naturally aspirated power. What do you guys think? :D

    Started by DanR98‎, 25-01-2016 17:30
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  10. happy birthday @NickHoughton567

    have a good one mate :thumbsup:

    Started by andy-v‎, 19-01-2016 08:42
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  11. Primary fuel pump

    I have a corsa c 1.7 d van . Has it got a primary fuel pump in the tank .??? Thanks.

    Started by Bateman‎, 27-12-2015 11:33
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  12. Corsa D bonnet lock

    Guys, my mate drained his battery and car wont open, and his keyhole in drivers door is damaged, so cant open the dooor. He has big holes in front grill, I've got an Idea that it would be easier to open the hood to get to the battery itself. Any suggestions how to do it?

    Started by junckman‎, 20-12-2015 14:02
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  13. Vectra/Signum V6 diesel

    What can you say about this option? Manual gearbox F40 engine Y30DT What to look for, apart from DMF?

    Started by junckman‎, 09-03-2015 10:33
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  14. opcom

    any one using it on a tablet, is it possible, getting ****ing fed up of it rebooting now, only works in safe mode with no network, as tablets are obviously smaller and lighter than laptops, thinking of getting one as it can be used for other things, where the laptop can,t cos it,s ****ed :yikes: ...

    Started by andy-v‎, 19-11-2015 12:35
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  15. Add bluetooth to your car easy!

    Well after a lot of searching for ideas on how to get bluetooth for my corsa after being ripped off by an advertisement saying my aftermarket unit is bluetooth ready, i stumbled across this: ...

    Started by Alexldnc‎, 27-09-2015 02:21
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  16. Aston Martin

    Spotted this in Beaumaris on Anglesey

    Started by NickHoughton567‎, 06-08-2015 19:38
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  17. Japanese Trucker Art

    ‘Lit up like a Christmas tree’ doesn’t quite cover it. Moving pieces of art, embellished with massive neon lights and bling-tastic chrome; something between a science fiction robot and a Las Vegas arcade. “Decotora” trucks (translation: trucks decorated with illuminations), are the emblems of an...

    Started by s14ant‎, 16-11-2013 14:11
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  18. Our New Toy..Astra G Van!!!

    After selling our beloved C here is our much loved new Toy, practicatlity is the key with going camping a lot, and possibly getting a dog, here is the Van!! Tech is as followed 1.7 CDTI Sportive Exterior Irmscher front Airdam Irmscher sideskirts Irmscher Rear roof spoiler

    Started by hoffster‎, 08-05-2011 06:34
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  19. Astra Gsi Turbo handbrake cable replacement

    Hi all, was going to post this on AON, however seems to be a lot of knowledgeable people on here, anyway does anyone know if I need to remove the exhaust to replace the handbrake cables? Haynes says so though Haynes has been wrong before. Thanks

    Started by Jons‎, 25-05-2015 20:58
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  20. brera

    planning on getting one, but cant decide on the engine. was thinking 2.2, but from what ive read its thirsty. 2.4 derv better on fuel but i live in london and dont do much mileage, so might cause problems. havent really thought about the 3.2. £500 road tax.

    Started by samisnake‎, 10-08-2014 22:28
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  21. Spearmint Rhino

    Actually, spearmint corsa. Anyone on here want to own up? http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Vauxhall-Opel-Corsa-1-3CDTi-16v-1296cc-Life-Full-Body-Kit-/311356526375 Never sure where to post these

    Started by NickHoughton567‎, 26-05-2015 22:40
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  22. Audi A3?

    I'm Looking at an 04/54 plate A3, 1.6 Sport.. Fully loaded & under £3k Also it's only £250 more per year on insurance for me, in comparison to my corsa c... Opinions? Ditch the corsa and move onto an Audi a3?

    Started by AaronLal‎, 06-08-2014 11:20
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  23. jack ****

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v193/jaycos/11204979_387426878108687_4022641359414940368_n_zps0y9tlayd.jpg so do you know jack **** :hat:

    Started by andy-v‎, 01-05-2015 21:25
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  24. Corsa 1.0 2006 electrical

    Hi all Having big problems with my Corsa old shape 56plate, the indicators are not working nor the hazard lights, I have checked the fuses, changed the yellow indicator relay, still nothing. Also when I pull out fuse No 3 the side lights come on ( strange ). I was wondering if anyone had had this...

    Started by Sooty01‎, 19-06-2014 08:47
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  25. Hot hatch lease deals under £300 pcm

    Been looking at some lease deals and trying to decide which is best value. Looking at 3 years, 10000 miles per annum, 3 months up front. VXR 1.6T standard - £189.02 per month Fiesta Ecoboost ST - £218.80 Citroen DS3 155THP - £275. Mazda 3 2.2d 185 - £280.94 Seat Ibiza 1.4 TSI FR - £256.18...

    Started by NickHoughton567‎, 19-08-2014 07:30
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  26. What's the best 1.4 / 1.6 non-'sport'car for £2k?

    I say non-sport as my insurance wont insure me (i'm 19) if the car has a sport title attached to it. eg. Polo/Golf GTI or Suzuki Swift Sport However, They will insure me on a 'base model' car with a 1.6 engine. eg. BMW 316i or Audi A3 1.6 So throw some ideas/links :yummy:

    Started by AaronLal‎, 01-11-2014 19:28
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  27. z18xe wireing

    does anyone have the ecu pinout for a z18xe only looking for a couple of the wires to fit a piggyback here is what i need cheers

    Started by zulumon‎, 25-02-2015 08:37
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  28. Need a fast diesel.. Maybe

    Hi I start a new job next week and it's roughly an hour and abit away, the 1.2's great but on balance with the miles i'll be doing I think I should start looking for a fast diesel.. Obviously insurance is a big factor but weirdly, its only about £100 more a year for something with twice the...

    Started by AaronLal‎, 17-03-2015 09:07
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  29. Corsa d part numbers

    Hey guys Does any one know the part numbers for the different parts to change a corsa d timing chain? Unfortunately they don't sell as a kit just individual parts. I'm after Timing chain, sprockets, guides, tensioner, all the bolts and crankshaft sprocket. Any help will be appreciated

    Started by slacky‎, 19-04-2015 14:33
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  30. Subaru

    Got this on Saturday for 900£ 2.0l non turbo as the turbo version was to much insurance as I'm only 18 but a massive jump from a 1.0l Corsa Brought some new alloys but not sure what colour to get them refurbed.

    Started by samCC‎, 19-08-2014 14:49
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  31. Corsa E press-drive.

    Today I'm going to be test-drivin new or not so new corsa E on pressday, I'll post my review and photo's down this topic if any1 is interested.

    Started by junckman‎, 11-03-2015 06:58
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  32. Wiring directly to battery

    Basically.... how do you do it? I have a red and a black wire.... Red goes to positive, black to negative..... is it literally just a case of bolting them onto the terminals? I have a seat Ibiza and there is also a wee thing on top of the battery with smaller red and black wires bolted onto it,...

    Started by Bmewha‎, 16-02-2015 09:42
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  33. Next car

    I know iv posted this before but iv nearly had a years no claims and I need a new car corsa is very tired 110 thousand on it and timing chain is very loud and the car is to small basically I want something abit bigger that's nippy and I can insure for under 3 grand the car must be around 1500 not...

    Started by corsashea‎, 18-01-2015 23:04
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  34. buying and selling

    hi all i have been contemplating this for about a year or so now and I am considering renting a small garage/workshop and starting buying and selling cars I can keep my current job witch is 3 days a week to pay for the land but I I am just wondering what sort of licence I would need or would I need...

    Started by corsashea‎, 22-12-2014 04:37
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  35. what's my centre bore?

    What the centre bore size on my corsa, also the offset, was looking at alloys and need to know, it's a corsa c, 2002 1.0, 4 x 100 pcd I know that haha

    Started by jordansewell‎, 26-12-2014 18:15
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  36. Fastest thing for £4k

    We all love these threads £4k budget. What can be bought? Can go to £5k and must be a decent example for the money, modded/unmodded, not a brand snob so anything goes. Looked at civic type r, Astra turbo, Renaultsport clios etc Cheers

    Started by Jack-‎, 10-12-2014 09:11
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  37. Wheel fell off...broken axles!

    Can anybody help. A friend was driving and out a of the blue the wheel ripped off and she crashed. Thankfully she has walked away damage free (save for some stiffness) She has been to the car and the insurance inspector has advised the axle snapped which then resulted in the NSR wheel coming...

    Started by Chaz‎, 17-11-2014 13:14
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  38. Common bmw problems??

    Looking into buying a e92 3 series coupe after christmas either a 320i or 320d (unless I can get insurance abit cheaper on a 325i) looked at a few and love them! however looking online I haven't really found any common problems with these? Just wondering what I should look for when buying one as I...

    Started by Jackalaar‎, 29-10-2014 14:01
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  39. Next car

    im after a new car when I have my first years no claims but a bit puzzled on what to get got about 1000-1500 to spend but I want something abit bigger as I'm sick of little cars not to fussed on how much insurance is as long as it's under about 3000 I want something abit quicker, I'm currently...

    Started by corsashea‎, 20-10-2014 17:24
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  40. engine conversion

    hey guys ive looked on site about this but could see what i was looking for im looking into fitting either the z16ler or the A16ler i know i would need engine gearbox loom bigger brakes what else would i need

    Started by Corsa ant sxi‎, 24-10-2014 19:56
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  41. Corsa sxi running problems.

    Hi I'm new to the site and this question has probably been posted before. Topped my 1.4 corsa c up a tesco on Friday from 3/4 full. (Like to keep it full rather than running it empty) The following day I was parked up with it ticking over for about 15 minutes. On setting off I noticed it was...

    Started by Tom1900‎, 26-10-2014 13:05
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  42. Help needed with fibre glassing the front bumper

    Anyone in licolnshire area any good with fibreglass ?? Smothing off a bumper and fibreglassing it

    Started by EpIc0RsA‎, 02-10-2014 19:59
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  43. Modding a car on PCP

    Basically do people do it or is it too risky incase anything happens? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

    Started by c0-rs4‎, 30-09-2014 13:35
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  44. Anybody worked on MINI's before?

    To cut a long story short. Low speed fan.

    Started by NDSx‎, 10-09-2014 21:05
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  45. Bored

    Anyone else bored at work? its dead here today

    Started by Jiraffe‎, 13-08-2014 11:32
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  46. What should i get next?

    Hey guys, Currently doing my Corsa up and I'm not fully sure what to get next, I want to lower my car and change the exhaust, but lacking in money at the moment to buy both, which should i buy first? Exhaust is -...

    Started by Haydensdk‎, 06-08-2014 11:14
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  47. -Rather rare sight-

    Just thought id share this which is a family members Lotus Carlton with a friends Carlton. Considering there are only about 60 taxed and registered on the road i tought this was quite a rare sight. Thanks for looking Jay :)

    Started by The_Flash‎, 20-05-2014 08:48
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  48. Tire Pressure?

    This may be a silly question may not be, but I just want someone to confirm. I recently picked up an R53 with 18" Worx GP replica alloys. What pressure do I inflate these to? My corsa had the stock sxi's so I referred to handbook but I'm not sure what to do with aftermarket alloys. The tire...

    Started by NDSx‎, 01-08-2014 12:09
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  49. The BMW chat thread

    this is not a revolt against the vags nor french but if you have either gtfo your not welcome please chat about your superior german car in here please you may also talk about problems but i know they'l be scarce bmw north west needs a gathering soon

    Started by The Sim‎, 11-07-2011 22:08
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