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  • courtenay cool thermostats

    they have one for the vxr, anyone considering it only £26 opens 10 degrees earlier apparantly. where is it situated in the engine bay
    Astra vxr mk2 with stage 1 EDS remap

  • #2
    seems a good ideal condersidering how hot the vxr engine get's.dont know how easy it woulkd be to fit.

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    • #3
      na me neither want one lol do you think it would be worth it only 27 quid too lol
      Astra vxr mk2 with stage 1 EDS remap

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      • #4
        vxrdave can you shed any light aint seen you on here for few days dude
        Astra vxr mk2 with stage 1 EDS remap

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        • #5
          Yes mate been away, get one easy to fit got one on my vectra will have one on the astra after the 5 th jan when i pick it up. the cooler the better , how u doing happly with the olg girl then.

          www.courtenaysport.co.uk/ For all your tuning needs

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          • #6
            love the car yeah love it, can the cool stat be fitted yourself where is it located or do you need to seek pro fitting seems cheap at 27 quid also wanna order new plugs, which ones is it the 32 quid set from courts
            Astra vxr mk2 with stage 1 EDS remap

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            • #7
              Its at the front by the top hose yes u can fit your self just going to check the plugs be back.

              www.courtenaysport.co.uk/ For all your tuning needs

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              • #8
                cheers dude is it easy to do sorry bit of a novide and love diy
                Astra vxr mk2 with stage 1 EDS remap

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                • #9
                  yes mate dodal, the plugs are £34 NGK Iridium Spark Plugs thay are the ones i have.

                  www.courtenaysport.co.uk/ For all your tuning needs

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                  • #10
                    so the plugs are under black strip on engine cover, what tools will be needed to install and remove the cooler thingy do you think i will be able to do it lol
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                    • #11
                      yes, you will nead a torque's socket for the stat and to remove the coil pack for the plugs, if u ant got any go buy set not that dear but most things need them so worth it if your in to diy.

                      www.courtenaysport.co.uk/ For all your tuning needs

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                      • #12
                        i can borrow a set from a builder / mechanic. do you notice any diff with it
                        Astra vxr mk2 with stage 1 EDS remap

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                        • #13
                          with what, the builder, its a car not a house.

                          www.courtenaysport.co.uk/ For all your tuning needs

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                          • #14
                            ha ha yeah mate lol,
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                            • #15
                              do these thermostats make the heater run cooler?
                              if not then they seem like a good idea.

                              would a car running very hi boost not benefit from one of these and maybe an oil cooler,or is there really no need?

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