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Forum: How to | Astra VXR (J)

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  1. What spark plugs everyone using?

    Used NGK laser iridium on my H, what are you all using on your J?

    Started by Seaskewer‎, 25th June 2017 09:23 AM
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  2. Transmission noise

    Hey all, I had my Astra vxr back at the dealer for a transmission noise which I suspected was either dual mass or release bearing. Being an ex...

    Started by SHM‎, 26th May 2017 05:38 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    26th May 2017 08:15 PM Go to last post
  3. Mapping

    Hey 👍 Can a vxr be mapped with different boost pressure in different gears? Eg: 1st @ 14pso 2nd 16psi 3rd 24psi 4/5/6 27psi Using the...

    Started by Tmyvxr‎, 7th May 2017 12:36 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    7th May 2017 12:36 AM Go to last post
  4. Removing the chrome strips...

    Just removed my chrome strips after following the how to on here and after struggling with the ones above the door for twenty minutes found a way of...

    Started by Little Coop‎, 15th August 2016 08:01 PM
    chrome, how to, remove, strips
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,525
    3rd April 2017 11:46 PM Go to last post
  5. Daytime running lights

    How do u remove the lights trying too get into the top corners not very easy too get your hands in ? Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk

    Started by potter41‎, 5th March 2017 02:06 PM
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    20th March 2017 11:06 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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    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
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    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: 1,670
    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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    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
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    • Replies: 10
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    5th May 2016 08:20 AM Go to last post
  11. Blue SMD Conversion

    100% Complete Part 1: Part 2:...

    Started by W1ldThing‎, 27th March 2014 09:03 PM
    8 Pages
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    blue, conversion, smd
    • Replies: 70
    • Views: 16,467
    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
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    • Replies: 23
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    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
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    31st January 2016 03:33 PM Go to last post
  14. How to remove stereo thanks too PHilA

    Started by vxrdave‎, 6th August 2015 05:19 PM
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  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
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    22nd April 2015 03:14 PM Go to last post
  16. 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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    • Replies: 38
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    25th February 2015 07:33 PM Go to last post
  17. 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
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    25th February 2015 04:01 PM Go to last post
  18. 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
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    22nd November 2014 05:13 PM Go to last post
  19. 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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    • Replies: 71
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    2nd August 2014 02:27 PM Go to last post
  20. 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: 16,428
    13th June 2014 03:42 PM Go to last post

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