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Forum: How to | Astra VXR (J)

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  1. Full/Major Service

    So, as the warranty is up, it was time to get my hands dirty with the Astra.. Oil & Filter E20 Female Torx to remove the cross brace – make sure...

    Started by Rob H‎, 12th June 2019 09:48 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 536
    13th June 2019 08:01 PM Go to last post
  2. pcv valve

    Need location of pcv valve gtc vxr please. Sent from my SM-N960F using Tapatalk

    Started by johnpatrick66‎, 29th May 2019 04:32 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 344
    29th May 2019 04:32 PM Go to last post
  3. HOW TO GUIDE - Wrapping Window Chrome Strips

    This is a guide showing you how I removed the chrome strips around my windows. Before 1. Make sure you have enough vinyl wrap to complete...

    Started by Burg Bridges‎, 4th August 2013 05:56 PM
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    chrome, how to, remove, strips
    • Replies: 43
    • Views: 37,152
    3rd September 2018 03:11 PM Go to last post
  4. HOW TO replace spark Plugs

    Decided to swap plugs out as car has been a bit hesitant mid range recently , probably not the plugs but worth doing to rule out before going to...

    Started by Neilbroad‎, 1st April 2018 05:56 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,820
    1st April 2018 05:56 PM Go to last post
  5. Something for the J VXR Owners

    Hey guys. I’m a qualified mechanic and aspiring Automotive YouTuber. Here is a little something I put together for the VXR community. ...

    Started by DJC317‎, 4th November 2017 07:53 PM
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    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 3,820
    29th November 2017 09:33 AM Go to last post
  6. How to change gearbox oil

    1. Remove the ECU by sliding it out. Do not disconnect it! No need to remove the battery but it does make it easier. You'll see the oil fill plug at...

    Started by Giancarl03‎, 11th May 2016 05:52 PM
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    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 15,448
    3rd March 2017 12:08 PM Go to last post
  7. How to remove top panel to access back of engine bay

    Not so easy to remove but you can, to unclip scutter panel from windscreen the small black clips pull up the middle this enables them to be removed...

    Started by John w‎, 12th February 2017 09:44 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,425
    12th February 2017 09:44 AM Go to last post
  8. EPC (Electronic parts catalogue) for Astra J OPC/XR

    Hello, There are a few EPC online but this one is very good, it has the updated catalogue of parts. ...

    Started by FreshDriver‎, 26th November 2016 05:11 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 5,269
    28th November 2016 09:21 AM Go to last post
  9. HOW TO install your HID kit

    So after a few people said they wanted a how to on fitting an HID kit I thought I would do one. 1. Buy your HID kit. 35w 9006 with canbus error...

    Started by Burg Bridges‎, 28th January 2014 10:52 PM
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    • Replies: 67
    • Views: 26,803
    18th July 2016 08:33 AM Go to last post
  10. How to adjust gear linkage on Astra J VXR/OPC

    1 First remove the mat under the centre console then the trim under that mat by levering it out from the gear lever side (between the silver and...

    Started by nigelh‎, 19th April 2014 06:35 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 18,214
    5th May 2016 08:20 AM Go to last post
  11. Blue SMD Conversion

    100% Complete Part 1: http://www.vxronline.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?252792-Blue-SMD-Conversion&p=3343667&viewfull=1#post3343667 Part 2:...

    Started by W1ldThing‎, 27th March 2014 09:03 PM
    8 Pages
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    blue, conversion, smd
    • Replies: 70
    • Views: 25,593
    1st April 2016 07:29 PM Go to last post
  12. VXR Grille Badge - How To

    Hi All, Finally got around to installing a badge on my front grille over the weekend. It's not a fantastically technical mod but I think it makes...

    Started by Cartman44‎, 25th March 2014 08:52 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 12,881
    26th March 2016 10:23 PM Go to last post
  13. How to fit a drivers vent boost gauge

    Ok so this is my first how to do I will try to be as detailed as I can but any questions please ask. 1. Using the link below first thing I did was...

    Started by Bailsey‎, 10th August 2015 06:15 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 5,652
    31st January 2016 03:33 PM Go to last post
  14. How to remove stereo

    http://www.driveaudio.co.uk/index.php?controller=attachment&id_attachment=5 thanks too PHilA

    Started by vxrdave‎, 6th August 2015 05:19 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,325
    6th August 2015 05:19 PM Go to last post
  15. HOW TO - Fitting a Forge Motorsport under body chassis brace

    Hi all, so, my first real mod was to install a chassis brace at the underside of the front end of my J VXR. The car is too low to drive up my...

    Started by vxrham‎, 9th April 2015 10:17 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 4,591
    22nd April 2015 03:14 PM Go to last post
  16. Rear OE mud flaps

    this is a guide only and does not constitute a full and complete process, as always your safety and the safety others is your responsibility. and...

    Started by Gaz the gasman‎, 16th February 2015 08:47 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 3,566
    25th February 2015 04:01 PM Go to last post
  17. How to change pollen filter

    If you need to change your pollen filter you will need to remove the glove box, four screws two top two bottom the one close to the door is hidden...

    Started by John w‎, 2nd February 2014 08:05 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 4,044
    22nd November 2014 05:13 PM Go to last post
  18. How to install a short shifter

    Hi guys! Reworked on 7-4-2014! Some things I must add to the how-to after remarks of several users: This explanation shows the way I did it but...

    Started by Kim314‎, 28th August 2013 08:18 PM
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    1 2 3 ... 8
    • Replies: 71
    • Views: 24,317
    2nd August 2014 02:27 PM Go to last post
  19. HOW TO remove front bumper

    Ok, for those of you that need to take your bumper off for whatever reason here's how to do it. Bare in mind this was done on a car without adaptive...

    Started by Burg Bridges‎, 15th August 2013 09:03 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 27,249
    13th June 2014 03:42 PM Go to last post
  20. How to remove gear gaiter on astra j

    I did this video in 2011 when working out how to remove the dash to access the radio to fit a parrot Bluetooth kit. I do have the sot lead for sale...

    Started by John w‎, 25th January 2014 09:48 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 4,446
    25th January 2014 09:48 PM Go to last post

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