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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: How Low and What On

    Getting abit fed up of people asking to see lowered cars without bothering to search etc etc... so to resolve this issue so to speak, its best to have one thread with a vareity. the rules are pretty simple. ONE Picture (from a side angle) How Much its lowered by What its lowered on Size of...

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    The extract below is taken from the House Rules. ------------------------------------------ 8. Posting Images If you have a large image to post can you either crop the image (Maximum 640x640) or use to upload your image. This will then give you the option of inserting a...

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  1. How long is a battery supposed to last on a Corsa C

    Hi Guys my original battery that was on the car when i got it, lasted 10 years, i bought one from Vauxhalls to replace it just coming up to 4 years now, it still starts the car, but if you test it, its marginal with two different testers, i left the sidelights on for 2 hours about a year ago...

    Started by g4vvq1983‎, 19-02-2017 13:44
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  2. My 05 Barina (corsa c)

    Got this 05 Barina (as im in australia and these cars aren't appreciated down under) as a birthday present from my parents, needed ECU swap and fuel injectors ect but 2 years down the track and all the hard works paid off, hoping to do a z20let swap soon or drop something else into it. Before ...

    Started by DjPTTR‎, 04-10-2016 11:06
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  3. My 2nd flame red corsa. (Ihaveacorsa)

    So I forget my last account password so I made another one. Here's my corsa now.

    Started by I own a corsa‎, 05-02-2017 17:19
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  4. French Corsa C 1.8

    Hello Everyone, As I said in my presentation I'm from France. I Present my Opel Corsa C 1.8 Sport (Sxi for you). At purchasing

    Started by TR57‎, 25-01-2017 19:49
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  5. any help appreciated!

    i have edited post as deleted as dont know how to do it, many thanks for reply.

    Started by newtodriving‎, 04-02-2017 16:48
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  6. Can anyone tell me how much 2001 Corsa C is worth

    Can anyone tell me how much 2001 Corsa C is worth, in good condition, 3 cylinder 950cc or what ever, light Blue, i was offered £150 on we buy any car dot com, last time i looked it up it was worth about £400, timing chain and drive shafts rattle that's about all that wrong with it...been like...

    Started by g4vvq1983‎, 03-02-2017 18:11
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  7. My Corsa C 1.2 2003 (first car)

    My first car. Love it. Had 32k on the clock when I got it, around 35 now. In good condition, mechanic who did a service on it said its been looked after. Work I've done on it myself, mainly aesthetic stuff added: fixing up some bits of rust as best as I could sanding and repainting steel...

    Started by Lurcher‎, 01-02-2017 21:24
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  8. Moved: 2001 Corsa C Z10XE progress

    Started by marks152‎, 20-01-2017 11:42
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  9. Key to EOBD Connector if anyones interested

    EOBD Connector wiring Key Pins 1 GM J2411 GMLAN/SWC/Single-wire CAN. VW Audi/BMW + 12 volts to tell scanner to switch on, Ford Fiat Infotainment CAN High 2 Bus Positive line of SAE J1850 PWM and VFW 3 CAN Bus High 4 Chassis Ground 5 Signal Ground 6 CAN-High (ISO 15765-4 and SAE J2284)...

    Started by g4vvq1983‎, 31-01-2017 12:12
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  10. Corsa-C Rally car - red

    This will be the third Corsa-C that we’ve converted for competition use. Threads for the other two are Corsa-C Rally car – blue & Corsa-C Rally car - black. The plan is to turn it into an economy, fun rally car. Saw the car on ebay in December, put a silly bid on it & won it. The mileage was a...

    Started by royg‎, 23-01-2012 22:41
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  11. Rlaw22's Black 5 door 1.8 SRi

    Hi, Been on the forum a while but haven't as yet put many pictures up of my car, except the odd interior pic. So here it is my 2002 1.8 Sri 5 door. below the pics is a list of a few things I've done to the car any questions just ask. so far I have rebuilt the suspension using...

    Started by rlaw22‎, 14-08-2016 19:45
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  12. petrol blue C's ?

    show me your petrol blue C's plzz thanks :D i will start :)

    Started by luke-stevenage‎, 28-05-2010 16:45
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  13. 03 combo van central locking faulty

    hi all.just picked up a combo 1.7di and I cant get the central locking to work from the remote fob.if I press the drivers door lock all doors lock ok.i have so far tried a new remote which I programmed in with opcom but it still wouldn't work.also when I try to resync it nothing happens at...

    Started by tibs28‎, 12-01-2017 21:01
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    15-01-2017, 13:26 Go to last post
  14. Principal of the internal combustion engine explained

    Principal of the internal combustion engine. The normal internal combustion engine comes in several forms, the two stroke, four stroke and petrol and diesel, the two stroke is normally a petrol engine and doesn't have any valves in, it's all done by piston position and ports, there are 2 transfer...

    Started by g4vvq1983‎, 23-11-2016 12:18
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  15. My new 60 plate Combo

    Hi Just thought I'd post a pic of the 60 plate Combo 1700 1.3 CDTi that I picked up on Christmas Eve to replace my 07 plate. It's an ex MOD vehicle but seems to have been well looked after and actually drives and sounds alot better than a couple of 62 plate Combos that had lower mileage I...

    Started by stuartinlancashire‎, 28-12-2016 12:08
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  16. Hello everyone. Just a quick hello and a few pics of my 2004 Corsa C 1.2 Sxi.

    Hello and a happy new year. After finding the corsa-c uk website a few times when looking for some advice with a couple of repairs, I decided to sign up. I am currently learning to drive and have my test next week. I have had my Corsa for a couple of months now, it is my first car, and i'm...

    Started by acwalwyn‎, 04-01-2017 22:34
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    09-01-2017, 22:21 Go to last post
  17. Corsa C if you dont have a spark try this.

    Testing modern day ignition systems, this is for Corsa C Petrol but all work on similar principal. Assuming you dont have a spark, the easiest way to test for a spark is get an old spark plug, break the outer electrode off and push it in one of the coil plug ends, lay it on the cylinder head so it...

    Started by g4vvq1983‎, 08-01-2017 12:56
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  18. Expanation message of my comments on here

    Explanation Message: Hi Guys i just wanted to explain that most of the answers to queries i give on these Forums is just based on 45 years working in a garage doing general repairs, MOT tests, Vehicle electrics, and Starting and running faults, there normally not directed at any specific vehicle,...

    Started by g4vvq1983‎, 31-12-2016 22:28
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    04-01-2017, 18:52 Go to last post
  19. Update to testing compressions and valve timing

    Setting up basic ignition and valve timing on an internal combustion engine. On a 4 stroke Otto engine as the name suggests there are 4 strokes, induction, compression, power and exhaust, now if you ever get a broken timing chain or belt etc, if the valves are damaged well you have to remove the...

    Started by g4vvq1983‎, 04-01-2017 11:16
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  20. Setting up Basic Valve and ignition timing

    Setting up basic ignition and valve timing on an internal combustion engine. On a 4 stroke Otto engine as the name suggests there are 4 strokes, induction, compression, power and exhaust, now if you ever get a broken timing chain or belt etc, if the valves are damaged well you have to remove the...

    Started by g4vvq1983‎, 03-01-2017 16:50
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  21. Exhaust Emmision Limits Petrol

    Exhaust emission Limit for MOT Test, variations on different vehicles. (Petrol Cars) CO Idle max 0.5% /1000 rpm 0.3 HC Max 200 ppm Lambda 0.97-1.03 ...

    Started by g4vvq1983‎, 27-12-2016 11:51
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  22. Differences Between Fan and Cam belts.

    Clarification Notice: Just in case anyone doesn't know... Cam Belt: Is the belt that goes from the Crankshaft to the Camshaft(s) it is also know as a Timing Belt, it has teeth on the inside all the way round, its flat and made of hard rubber impregnated with metal wire to make it extra strong...

    Started by g4vvq1983‎, 27-12-2016 14:28
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  23. Corsa 2002 easytronic no auto box communication

    Hi I have a 2002 corca c easytronic Flashing N,,and will not crank. I can hear movement in the actuator so I am pretty sure it has power. I Connected op com, and snap on Verus and I cannot get any communications from the auto box ecu. I can get in to everything else, No codes stored anywhere. I...

    Started by paullap‎, 17-12-2016 06:43
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  24. My New Corsa

    So hello, My name is Wilkesy, I'm new to this whole forum stuff and also to car modding so i'm gonna try my best to make this work! So I am 18 and just got my first car :chuncky: and yes it's a Corsa C (a 1.2 SXi infact!) and I am loving it! I work as a mechanic for Vauxhall so I thought a...

    Started by Wilkesy24‎, 03-12-2016 16:07
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  25. So...My spearmint silver 1.7 cdti has been re-incarnated

    Out with the old In with the new..

    Started by mr_i-t‎, 23-11-2013 18:07
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  26. Airbag light.

    Hiya! (Shouty voice) Just wondering if any of you guys could help me out a little. My 1.2 54 plate twinport has its airbag light on, it has done since August when I picked the thing up. My concern is that the airbags won't go off in the event of an accident as the car is mainly used to get the...

    Started by JobbieJew‎, 09-12-2016 16:37
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    10-12-2016, 16:20 Go to last post
  27. Combo Van Engine Management Issue

    Hi there, I have an 08 Combo with the the later Fiat Engine. Usually it goes like a train but just occasionally when accelerating really hard in 2nd or 3rd it stutters, the engine fault light comes on momentarily and it reverts to some kind of limp home mode. The light doesn't stays on and no...

    Started by peterc‎, 04-09-2016 12:15
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  28. Car wont start try this...

    If car won't start (engine turns over) try the following...FAST TEC Fuel: Check fuel pressure, delivery, injector dwell, and fresh fuel. Air: Check air is going into the inlet manifold, no air leaks. Spark: Make sure you have a good spark at plug, if not trace back to sourse. ...

    Started by g4vvq1983‎, 07-12-2016 09:44
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  29. Testing for bad head gasket

    Testing for bad headgasket: Headgaskets can fail in several ways, try these tests. 1 Check for engine oil in coolant tank or radiator. 2 Check for water in the sump, on dipstick. 3 Check for anti freeze coming out the exhaust. (some pure water is normal) 4 Check for a load of steam coming...

    Started by g4vvq1983‎, 07-12-2016 16:36
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  30. Car wont start try this Dec 2013 update

    My Standard Message..... Engine wont start - check the following, in this order if possible. Mostly for Petrol, but some diesel info. 1 Does it turn over??, First make sure the Immobilizer isn't on, if that's ok, check Battery, Starter and connection etc, does it physically turn, try turning...

    Started by g4vvq1983‎, 07-12-2016 10:36
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  31. Build Thread SXI

    So ive just bought a new car after blowing my old C up form showing off to a girl :facepalm: and well heres her replacement. The amount of effort i did to try and get her working again, replaced the engine and nothing, then replaced that engine for an x10xe and ran succesfully for 10 minutes then...

    Started by corsaM9‎, 25-07-2016 00:32
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  32. What to check for Winter on your car

    Winter checks on your car You should of course have you car serviced regularly anyway, i would say most breakdowns these days are due to broken cambelts, that should be changed at regular intervals. But regarding checks you ought to do for winter use, first test the anti freeze and top it up to...

    Started by g4vvq1983‎, 03-12-2016 17:51
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  33. Diesels that wont start, try this.

    Common Rail Diesel systems The Common rail Bosch Diesel fuel system, has an electric pump in the fuel tank, and filter in or out of tank, the primary fuel system is pressurised to about 2.5 bar (45 lbs psi) plus or minus a bit, the secondary system comprises of a high pressure pump that...

    Started by g4vvq1983‎, 29-11-2016 09:49
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  34. Corsa C 03 Plate Aztec Gold - Need some insipration

    Hi, so Im pretty new here. Owned m corsa c for coming up to a year but havent had the time to make any modicifcations due to ill health. Looking to dive in and sort this car out. This is how it currently stands: The rims need changing as they are pretty banged up, but not sure what to go for?...

    Started by LittleMissD‎, 15-11-2016 12:20
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  35. Working out Cubic Capacity of your engine

    Working out Cubic Capacity of an engine Example: My Corsa C, 3 cylinder, 973cc, year 2000: Stroke is 78.60 mm (multiplied by cylinder radius squared) Bore is is 72.50 mm, divide by 2 (radius)is 36.25 mm cylinder radius, 36.25 squared is 1314.0625 1314.0625 times the stroke of 78.60 mm is...

    Started by g4vvq1983‎, 25-11-2016 17:11
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  36. Principal of the Diesel engine engine explained

    Diesel Engine Principal The Principal of the diesel engine is this, as the piston goes down on the induction stroke, it draws air into the cylinder, then as the piston comes back up it compressors the air to about 300 to 500 pounds psi for instance, and when air is compressed it gets very hot, and...

    Started by g4vvq1983‎, 23-11-2016 12:19
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  37. Cubic Capacity calculator link

    Hi there hoping this link will work, its a calculator for working out your CC or what ever.....if link doesn't work copy and past into browser window....Fred in Essex

    Started by g4vvq1983‎, 23-11-2016 13:14
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  38. Location of front door locks inside door please

    Hi there can any one tell me the Location of front door locks inside doors please. in relation to the top plunger that pulls up and down, now dont take this wrong, but i am wondering if anyone was locked out the car if they could put a piece of wire like a coat hanger down there and manage to...

    Started by g4vvq1983‎, 22-11-2016 09:57
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  39. Vibration Under dash driving me crazy

    I have a Corsa C with a rattle under the dash, i have looked under the bonnet but cant see anything there, i have the kick panel, lower dash panel, heater duct on o/s and steering column cowling all off and it still does it, if i put my foot on the lower dash metal cross bar it usually stops...

    Started by g4vvq1983‎, 13-11-2016 15:58
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  40. MAF Sensor wiring, hope this is right

    Corsa C - MAF Sensor wiring. 1 Brown and Blue, Signal to ECU, for MAF or AAT Sensor (see 5) 2 Red and White, 12 volt supply for AAT 3 Brown, Earth connection 4 Red and Black, 5 volt reference wire 5 Brown and Green, Signal to ECU, for MAF or AAT Sensor (see 1) (If there is a 6th wire i...

    Started by g4vvq1983‎, 13-11-2016 18:46
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  41. Corsa C ignition Key

    Changing ignition key covers and batteries etc...Corsa C 1 Lay key on flat surface 2 With a small plain screwdriver insert it in small slot, near metal end of key 3 Push down and lever the center section backwards away from metal key 4 Slide the section right out of the key holder 5 Insert...

    Started by g4vvq1983‎, 12-11-2016 14:37
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  42. New message Sorting Heater problems

    New Multi message on heater problems Firstly make sure the water pump is turning and you have water in header tank, if possible top of radiator, dont take the top of the header tank /radiator when hot, if you have to, use a glove and do it in stages, there should be pressure there if the rad...

    Started by g4vvq1983‎, 11-11-2016 11:27
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  43. Heater not working read this

    Multi Message for Heaters not working etc. Checking cooling systems Checking you cooling system for overheating etc, theory is the cooling system is sealed and coolant is checked through radiator or header tank cap, essentially as the engine warms up the coolant in the cylinder block and...

    Started by g4vvq1983‎, 11-11-2016 10:03
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  44. Heater not working read this

    Multi Message for Heaters not working etc. Checking cooling systems Checking you cooling system for overheating etc, theory is the cooling system is sealed and coolant is checked through radiator or header tank cap, essentially as the engine warms up the coolant in the...

    Started by g4vvq1983‎, 10-11-2016 14:03
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    10-11-2016, 14:03 Go to last post
  45. Corsa C ignition Key

    This might be of some interest.....or might not. Changing Ignition Key Batteries etc...Corsa C 1 Lay key on flat surface 2 With a small plain screwdriver insert it in small slot, near metal end of key 3 Push down and lever the center section backwards away from metal key 4 Slide the...

    Started by g4vvq1983‎, 09-11-2016 12:05
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  46. [Megavolts] Corsa C 1.8 (Gsi)

    Hello all! First i'm sorry for my bad English.:grin: Here is my new dayli. It is a 1.8 sport modified with all Gsi parts and some Irmscher parts. The day of purchase with my 1.3 CDTI at the rear:

    Started by Megavolts‎, 31-10-2016 19:29
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  47. Vibration Under dash driving me crazy

    Hi All anyone ever had a vibration on the o/s lower dash area, i have taken the lower dash panel off the right hand kick panel and the steering column switch cowling all off, and it still does it, its when you try to labour the engine, at a certain frequency it vibrates, there is a metal bar go...

    Started by g4vvq1983‎, 28-10-2016 23:16
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    30-10-2016, 12:37 Go to last post
  48. Corsa 1.8 Sri Stage/Road Rally Car

    This is my 1.8 road/stage rally car. It has taken a bit of time to build as i have been having a few issues with different parts but it is now finished (enough to do the stage rallies anyway). It is a 2004 1.8 Sri. It still has the standard engine and gearbox but i am looking at doing an engine...

    Started by james1‎, 22-09-2014 10:56
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  49. Black Corsa C 1.2 SXI Twinport (Irmscher)

    Recently became the proud owner of this beauty, got my test in about a month but when this came up I couldn't resist buying it. Paid £1350, 2 owners, 50k miles, super clean inside and out. Plans are:

    Started by James-R‎, 26-09-2015 13:30
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  50. Semi auto 1.0i 05 plate

    Hi searched the site cant seem to find what im looking for . On a semi auto how do i check gearbox oil the exact location and how do i fill it . Ive found a reservoir next to the breather piper which i guess it is. but the cap on this reservoir says brake fluid there aswell. but im not sure...

    Started by Alanmosley‎, 14-10-2016 18:58
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