Wheels, Tyres, Brakes and Suspension
Right, the idea of this is for people to post up pictures of their wheels...
So please do the following:
Post up one or two (but no more) photo's clearly showing your wheels
Say what they are including size
What profile tyres you have on them
What colour they are painted (exact colour)...
To save answering the same question everyday...
There are 7 things you need to consider when buying alloy wheels:
Many members have sprayed their SRi alloys and i felt that a thread was needed didicated to them :D
for everyones tyre needs :yes:
The entire corsa range is PCD 4x100 - Excluding 1.7CDTi SRi
The 1.7CDTi SRi is PCD 5x110
Check here to see if wheels from different cars will be a straight fit.
spotted a nice set of euro style rims, but the offset is crap...
anyone fitted stuff with low offsets and got away with it handy enough..
Good day All
During my drum brake inspection I noticed that one of the pieces from inner bearing circle has slipped out slightly, would this indicate a damaged bearing?
It all spins nicely and I've not noticed any unusual noises coming from there.
Also if I need a replacement do I go for Active...
I'm looking in to changing all four tyres on my 2006 1.2 sxi. The original are 185/55/15 but found them a it pricey if I was to go for a decent brand.
I can get 185/65/15 for much less (£30 less per tyre) the same brand, not sure why. I understand width/ratio/wheel relations, but just...
Hi lads im new to the forum so bare with me , ive got a corsa 1.7 dti 2003 model .can anyone tell me if its fitted with abs ? Need this info as rear brake shoes need replacement and apparently theres differences in shoes ,can anyone advise thanks gaz
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I need 4 new tyres for my alloys and as its getting a Saab engine fitted need something W rated or above which on the standard 195/45 tyre that's a bit limited so looking at either 205/45 or 215/40, I'm only lowering the car 30mm so worried that the 205 tyres will leave it looking a bit high where...
can someone please tell me if the vectra carriers fit the corsa, or do i still have to get meriva vxr ones...
Looking for some advice on rear wheel spacers as I have recently purchased 2 differentt sets and they have both been wrong as they don't fit dlush on the hub. Any advice on where I can get them from?
My corsa failed mot
Steering system has excessive free play detected at the steering wheel (steering rack fitted) (2.2.A.1b)
Can hear it clunking to rocking steering side to side, if i get someone to move steering side to side and then i put my hand on the nearside steering arm, can feel it...
Anyone know the locking wheel nut key number for a 2004 corsa c or where I can get one. Garage that did my engine rebuild lost it along with the paper in the box that had the key number on it. Been through log book, owners manual and audio book hoping to find it but nothing. Wish i thought to check...
got a question , ideally to pick someones brains and hope someones had this and fixed it etc. i have done lots of web searches to no avail but i changed the alloys and tyres on my corsa c from 150/80 on 14inch (i think) to 205/50 on 16inch. got some major rubbing when braking, going...
Wondering if anyone has had a similar issue to the one I have with my corsa sxi 2005 which failed its MoT because the ABS warning lamp does not illuminate . The following has been tried to attempt to cure - checked fuses (all ok), swapped speedometer's with similar car to check if fault persisted...
After my last MOT, looks like I need to replace my driver side brake pipe.
I really would like to do this myself but do you think this is a garage one or easy enough ?
I saw a few on ebay like "This" what do you think ?
What profile tyres should i get? I'm wanting to change my tyres to r15/195s but not sure whether to get 55 or 50 profile as the differences are fairly minor
Hi, I'm looking to respray my wheels satin black
would this sound like the correct order to get a decent finish.
1-rub down smooth
2-filler primer (then repeat )
3- etch primer
4- satin black
5- satin lacquer
Firstly, good morning and yes Scotland missed loads of good chances last night but 3-0 all headers..well done england ps: my cats got killed after the 2nd goal went in..lol :)..anyway..n/s cable snapped when i pulled the handbrake up..it is not the short one from the drum, but the next bit...
I was fixing the common leak on my corsa c and was taking servo off like I saw on a youtube video but I have some how pulled the gray hose off the brake reservoir, I don't know what it is or the name but I will add a pic of it, Can anyone tell me how 2 get it back on as I will not just...
Hi all looking at doing a few mods to improve the handling on my combo, lowering, strut brace, big brake conversion. I've put slightly wider tyres on and will be getting spacers soon.
Read loads about springs people have use but it seems to vary what people say works, think lowering spring for ...
Right started to replace the O/S front didn't start to well.
Need to remove the caliper to give me about 3" of play but I can't get the bolts moving.
Any ideas? Need to get this done for work Monday.
Drive shaft is almost out but kind of trapped itself inside hence why the caliper needs...
<br>Could anybody shed any light on the wheel pictured? I thought originally it was an early Astra GTE wheel but they are slightly different and an inch larger, this is a 14 inch 5 1/2J. I have seen them on early 90s Astras but if anybody knows and could tell me a little more it would be...
I need some help/advice on my 2004 Combo van, now i want to lower the van on springs as low as possible.
My van is on the standard 14" steel wheels so i was thinking about buying a set of 15" steels (or 16" if they are available?) and getting them powder coated in gloss black with low...
Just a quick question about tyres. I currently have 3 Michelin tyres (all the exact same model), 2 on the rear and 1 on the front, however the other 1 on the front is a different brand (Summerstar I think). This is the only 1 I haven't changed since I've had the car and has been on since the last...
been looking around and ive found black circles are cheapest for tyres but im not sure what tyre to go for
im thinkin toyo T-1Rs awsum grip but last set i had on t-sport lasted 3,000miles on front :/ there £63. each
or Pirelli P Zero Nero which ive never had before but decent company these...
When ordering suspension parts for the corsa c it seems that there is different options for models with or without sport suspension.
M10 bolt for non sports, m14 for sports and an m12 one too.
I have a 2004 1.3 CDTI SXI.
a 10mm spanner wont fit on, a 12mm spanner is too big, an 11mm spanner...
Just wondering what the best tyres are for an SXI - I believe they are 15" alloys? Not too sure. Just wondering what the best tyres are for grip etc. Gotta replace a couple - May as well do the whole lot :D
hi there need some advice
driving around town and went to change gear and clutch pedal went straight down with no resistance andcouldnt select gear
any suggestions on what it could be ?
Hi guys just wondering if anyone knows how much it is for a new handbrake cable I have a 2006 corsa c life
How many ABS sensors are actually on a Corsa?
I know there's 1 on each front wheel, are there some on the rear wheels too?
My problem is the ABS light randomly comes on. So bought a new one to replace the drivers side. But still appeared. So thought the old one must of been fine, and swapped...
Are the brake pad sizes between your standard c and Sri with 260mm discs the same?
Reason being I've just fitted a set of pads which fit the carrier and caliper fine but don't cover the same amount of disc surface as much as the old mintex ones did, holding the pads up to each other you can see a...
New to the car molding scene.. got my corsa c on coilovers and decided that I want a little camber but have no idea where to start? Does anyone offer the service on here? I seen one guy that does but he don't answer
Anyone lowered there car by 35mm and have 14" wheels on does it rube at all
My mechanic changed a back left side snapped handbrake cable for me but said I should get some small clips from a scrappies to stop the cable being metal on metal. Does anyone know what these are called or does anyone have a picture of one so I know what I'm looking for.
Does anyone know what size this is and what tool is needed to remove this? I've looked through various tutorials but that wasn't mentioned on there unfortunately
My stock are 185/55/15 which show 23.14"
195/45/16 show 23.02"
195/50/16 show 23.80"
The tyres i can get for the 195/50 are better than 195/45
Is there anyone with 195/50 and did you notice any issues or problems/difference in driving or braking or cornering
Also presume there's no...
Instead of buying a complete rear beam, has anyone converted their drum version ?
So yeah pretty much the title sums it up.
The old steely is 155/80R13 whilst the 4 new alloys are 185/55/R15.
Would this get me out of an emergency or should I purchase another wheel? Heard of these puncture repair kits as an alternative, not sure I would want to depend on one though :shock:
Will meriva 1.8 carriers fit corsa c 1.8 rear calipers?
Please can anyone help me, I have a noise coming from my passenger side left front wheel of my corsa c sxi I don't know what the problem could be, any help would be appreciated, thanks. This is the noise I have recorded from my car.
Hi All, I am about to fit an H&R front anti roll bar to my 1.8 SRi does anyone know if I will need shortended drop links, only the bar looks slightly different to one I'm about to remove.
seen them while looking through Google images. its the ones on the car to the left.
So..I need some advice! This is my first car so it would be a big help.
I have recently just sprayed my alloys with a black peel paint. They were originally silver, but were scuffed up massively (I bought them like this, I am not a bad driver). I wanted to see what they would look like in...
Hi, son's Corsa 1.2 Breeze just lost brake pedal pressure and finally stops the car just before the pedal reaches the floor and pulls to the right as it stops. No evidence of a fluid leak anywhere, any suggestions as to the cause of this?
Hey guys this is my first post on here,
My problem has been ongoing for a while now, from what sounds like my front wheels a squeaking/screaching sound is coming from the tires or brakes I think. I'v ebeen told maybe a stone is trapped in the caliper but i highly doubt that's the issue as i...
New to the forum, Ive bought a 03 plate corsa, Needing some exterior work to get it back to how it should be, I need to get the alloys refurbed and new front bumper as damaged.
Would you be able to recommend a good place, West mids based.
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My car has been lowered on lowering springs but I would like to restore it to the stock springs for insurance reasons. Does anyone know where I could get some?
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Due for an MOT soon and my tyres are not in great shape. I've currently got 155/80 R13 Tyres right now, all of them being random branded tyres (i only got second hand tyres when i needed them replaced) Was wondering if anyone could help me find a decent brand of tyres. Its only a 01...
I have had an ongoing problem for around 2 week's now.
If I pull off full lock left I get a knocking sound from the front left of the car. Having this looked at there was play in the control arm bush.... changed the whole arm..... sound is still present.
On top of this I have a...
Failed on a few things including "nearside front suspension arm rubber bush deteriorated resulting in excessive movement".
Is the arrowed part in the image linked below said bush?
06 Corsa C 1.3 cdti
A few weeks ago I started getting speed related noise which sounded like a bad bearing (noise stays the same when coasting in neutral).
There wasn't any play side to side or top to bottom on any wheel and no noise when spinning each wheel.
I jacked up the front right...
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