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  1. Astra J 5-door buying advice please

    Astra J/GTC
    Hi all Looking to pick up an Astra next weekend. Currently looking at the 2.0 CDTi in either an SRi or Elite. My price range should get me 2012-14, sub 50k I have a PDF copy of the 2011 and 2014 brochures not found anything in between yet. Does anyone have any advice on the specs I've...
  2. New member here with a Vauxhall Astra H (2007) 1.7 cdti cranking but not firing up

    New Member Introductions
    Hi, I have a Vauxhall Astra H (2007) 1.7 cdti cranking but not firing up - no error codes. A bit more info below - Crank sensor replaced last week MAP Sensor replaced 2 weeks ago Battery good This weekend just gone cleaned EGR Valve and pipe (same issue before clean) - EGR Valve closed Also...
  3. I'm back... The vxr has gone and replaced with a dirty diesel Astra J CDTI

    Astra J/GTC
    After having to man up and walk away from the love hate love relationship I had with my vxr, I now have technically my 3rd black Astra in a row to replace it, this time a 2010 J 2.0 SRi CDTI 160 AUTO. the replacement at the moment is a temporary one as me and the Mrs have a baby on the way and...
  4. FS: 57 Astra H SRi 1.9 16V CDTi - 78k Miles Facelift Model - Sapphaire Black

    Cars For Sale - No Gauging Interest Threads
    57 Reg Facelift Astra SRi 1.9 16v 150 78000 miles Good Tyres MOT Dec 16 Service History - All receipts/MOT's Auto Lights/Wipers, Cruise Control, MP3, Bluetooth, Sight & Light Pack. 2 previous owners (Ex-Vauxhall Demo) CDTi 150PS 50 mpg New Timing Belt/Water pump & Service/MOT Nov 15...
  5. EGR Valve 2.0 cdti

    Astra J/GTC
    Hey, Anyone have a tutorial on how to remove and clean an egr valve on a 2.0 cdti? Or a price for a garage to clean it and a price for a new one fitted? Thanks Tonto
  6. 1.3 cdti M20 Gearbox Rebuild problems

    Astra H
    Hi all, So about 6 weeks ago my 1.3 cdti 2008 suffered the infamous gearbox failure and blew a hole in the casing. I had it rebuilt in a new casing and had a bearing mod done on it aswell to future proof it. New clutch and flywheel.was done aswell - an expensive job to say the least. Since I...
  7. Astra H - Alloy Wheels. Please Help!

    Astra H
    Good day all! Firstly, I apologize if i have posted this in the wrong section, I am a new user and haven't unraveled each area of the forum yet. Please feel free to have the thread relocated if necessary!:look: So, I am after some new Alloy wheels for my Black 1.9cdti Astra H (56) 3dr Sri. ​...
  8. Clicking / Hooting Noise - CDTI

    Astra H
    EDIT: Hooting is a terrible description of the sound - beeping would be a bit closer ! Hi Guys, The other night I noticed a problem on my 2008 1.3 cdti estate. (you can save the underpowered jokes for later once this stops breaking my heart ;p) This came out of nowhere and I'm a bit annoyed...
  9. astra j 1.7cdti ecoflex , bad fuel economy

    5 Door
    hey ppl. sorry not introduced my self yet, just joined the forum, ive been reading this forum for a wile now. but never had a problem and im not that good with cars i guess, but if you could help me id be really greatfull, im thinking of doing some guides for astra j. (audio based) anyways...
  10. Manny's Astra H 1.9 CDTi Progress

    3 Door
    Bought my car roughly about 6 months ago, just stock, with no kit on it. I managed to pull a rare one, I have the stock 120bhp but with the 16 valve engine. Basically comes with the 150bhp engine but been stock detuned 120bhp, so has the potential to match the 888. Going to upgrade my car...
  11. Screeching Turbo - Oil feed help!?

    Astra H
    Hi, Story is.. Astra h 1.9cdti 2005 last dyno'd 2 weeks ago at 188bhp & 359 ft lb of torque.. in the last year has had, alternattor & battery. Intake manifold, egr & blanking plate. Remap (regal). FMIC. cambelt & water pump Getting annoyed now at how every time you fix one thing, another...
  12. 1.9cdti Traction Control Problem!?!

    Astra H
    Hi guys, There's something wrong with my traction control... it works fine when it has too ;) but for some reason every time iv used my car for the past 2 or so weeks it just kicks in without me even putting my foot down and cuts all my power to the point of stalling :/ so i have to turn it off...
  13. 1.9 cdti 150 remap flat spot HELP!

    Diesel Tuning
    Hi. Hopefully somebody out there might have a little knowledge on this? I took my astra to get remapped today. It went on the rolling road and produced a healthy 155.5bhp with 287.7nm torque with a good curve. However, once a new map was loaded it reached 189.2bhp, 320.7 torque BUT had a...
  14. Possible way to raise boost on a CDTI?

    Diesel Tuning
    I've had an idea for raising boost on a cdti engine, may be silly or may have been done before. Basically, your maximum boost i believe is limited by the ecu when the map sensor reads a certain pressure. So in theory putting a resistor in series with the signal wire from the map sensor woul give...
  15. stage 2 vxr to poss 1.9cdti..need advice

    Astra H
    looking at selling my vxr in favour of a astra cdti 150 purely for something abit more economical but still fairly fun and sporty and wondered if anyone else has done the same and his/her thoughts prior to and after doing mains thoughts are.. can the cdti be tuned to near stage 2 vxr...
  16. mk5 cdti intercooler on a dti mk4?

    Diesel Tuning
    Hi i have looked and cant find anythin that helps. i have a 1.7 dti. these have pure poo side mounts intercoolers. I am looking at a cheapish upgrade. I am considering trying a cdti intercooler but advice or measurements would be helpful. from doing alot of looking and not finding much i think...
  17. My Astra 1.9cdti 196bhp

    3 Door
    Would like to hear what some fellow astra people think to my car... Mod's I can think of: re-map on sport button only. full custom exhaust from exhausts-uk vxr indicators wind deflector things boomerang armrest Penta refurb in a "shadow titanium" colour, they are darker than standard and look...
  18. BOYLEY's VXD

    3 Door
    Had to go to near derby to pick it up, next day went straight to the DVLA in chester to put my private pressed plates on! done a few little mods IE. Wind Deflectors, VXR indicator surrounds BMC panel filter SMD Conversion & Cruise Controll Plans: ̶S̶p̶e̶a̶k̶i̶n̶g̶ ̶t̶o̶...
  19. 1.7 Remap in the North West best place?

    Diesel Tuning
    just bought a 1.7 SRI CDTI 2008 plate, 40k. looking to get it remapped, just wondering what gains i am likely to see and where the best place to get it done? cheers!
  20. DTUK CRD with DPF and non-DPF software. £110

    Parts For Sale - No Gauging Interest Threads
    Hi there, I've sold my 2008 Astra 1.9 150 sri and now need to sell the Tuning box. It made a huge difference and totally changed the feel of the car. No problems at all - quite easy to install/take off for servicing etc. Happy to fit it to anyone who buys it locally. It is the CRD2 (not the...