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Le Mans Blue E93
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
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 www.imageshack.us to upload your image. This will then give you the option of inserting a...
This is my first car so I don't plan to modify it too much due to insurance. I will probably do small things such as, destrip, tint and maybe get new alloys. I want to lower it but if I get in an accident/crash with coilovers/lowering springs then my insurance will be void and it will only cost...
Hello to all people there, recently I bought an opel corsa c pre facelift 1.4 sport and I decided to start my own project!
So sit back and enjoy
These are the photos from the ad.
I am now onto my 3rd Corsa :adoration: cant seem to want to move away from them haha!.
This one is a 2004 1.7 CDTI SRI Corsa.
It has seen 110k miles but still drives like new (lovely engines).
I have a few things planned for this one after i get it serviced.
What i have planned for...
Hi Guys, this has nothing to do with Vauxhalls but the principal is the same, my Nieces Fiesta, she said it was idling too fast, it was on about 1200 rpm at idle, so my first thought was air leak.
So i had a look at it and said to her can you hear any hissing noise, she said yes, i couldn't...
New to this but just bought a 2003 pre facelift c, had "a lot" of corsa's in the past but never made a thread so here goes! Here some pics as standard as it gets
Some SXI/SRI rear lights
Debadge and heck spoiler on next, also got some coilovers and new wheels
This is how to test fuses, with circuit tester, Voltmeter and Ohm meter....its not very difficult, the fuses should be....
1 Live both sides, OK
2 Dead both side, Unknown
3 Live one side and dead the other, FUSE BLOWN
You can take a fuse out and look at it, but it still doesn't mean it ...
Hi Guys might be interested in this, i wanted a new battery for my Corsa C as the old one was 4 years old and on its last legs, i quite fancied a Bosch 063, my friends said you want to go to Europarts and get one off there, so i went on there website and they wanted about £78 for this battery,...
Engine won't start some real basic tests to do.
1 Does the engine turn over
2 Do code test
3 Make sure Immobilizer is deactivated
4 Check for a spark at plugs
5 Check for fuel pressure and delivery and fresh fuel
6 Check cam belt or chain isn't broken and timing
7 Make sure air can...
Vauxhall Corsa C, 2001, 1 Litre, fuses and Relay's etc.
1 Central control unit
2 Engine control unit
3 Instruments, information display, horn, hazard warning lights flashers, immobilizer
4 Number plate lamp
5 Electric window lifters
6 Automatic transmission
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...
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.
So I forget my last account password so I made another one. Here's my corsa now.
As I said in my presentation I'm from France. I Present my Opel Corsa C 1.8 Sport (Sxi for you).
i have edited post as deleted as dont know how to do it, many thanks for reply.
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...
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...
EOBD Connector wiring Key
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)...
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...
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...
show me your petrol blue C's plzz
i will start :)
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
Out with the old
In with the new..
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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
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?...
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...
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...
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
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...
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...
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...
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