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  1. Cold Tailpipe

    Astra Chat
    Anyone know what would cause exhaust pipe to stay cold/barely warm even when car is up to temperature and has been driven. I can easily place my hand on the chrome cover and even touch the pipe behind that. Any ideas people or any of you experienced this or similar etc?
  2. Excessive Vapor & Cold Exhaust

    Astra J/GTC
    Astra J Sports Tourer 1.4 Turbo. I seem to have a lot of vapor from the exhaust. I know in winter and cold weather its a lot worse and im living in a cold climate where it freezes and snows this time of year and I see a lot of cars that are not warmed up emitting lots of heavy steam but my car...
  3. Performance exhaust for Astra twintop

    N/A Tuning
    Hi folks this is my first post. I have an astra mk5 1.8 twintop and I was looking for a performance exhaust. I seen the one I wanted but was told it wasn't for the twintop but only for the mk5 but I assumed that the chassis on all the mk5's would be the same. So can someone please tell if the...
  4. Exhaust Suggestions?

    Astra H
    Hi Everyone, I am new to this thing but I am looking for an exhaust on my Vauxhall Astra SRI VVT 1.8 2009 car, I want one that pops... loudly! But at the same time do not want it to sound like a boy racer car;) Suggestions or links would be great! Thanks!!!
  5. Best Exhaust For a 1.6?

    Astra H
    Have an Astra 1.6 sitting here the way i want it only thing I need is a nice sounding exhaust to go with it so if anyone has any recommendations they'd be appreciated Don't want something too loud just something that has a nice rumble to it
  6. GTC Exhaust, also first post :)

    Astra J/GTC
    Hi guys, Just wondering is it possible to remove the original exhaust from my 1.4t gtc without cutting it up? Bought a new scorpion cat back and want to keep the original intact for when i come to sell the car in years to come. If I have to cut it then so be it but id rather lay on the floor all...
  7. Exhaust

    Astra H
    Looking a bit more of a grunt out of my 1.7 but not looking to buy a full exhaust set up, if i remove the back box will it increase the noise? Don't have any idea about exhausts, any help would be welcome :)
  8. Exhaust Tip

    Astra H
    Currently driving a 1.7 which happens to be one of the Astras that doesn't have an exhaust tip coming out the back bumper and has a downturn exhaust instead, basically im wondering if there's any way i can fit an exhaust tip, preferably without having to cut a space for it in my bumper, anyone...
  9. New exhaust needed - advice please?

    Astra H
    Hi everyone, Took my 56 plate 1.9 Diesel TT for a service at my local VX yesterday and was told that it would fail its upcoming MOT because my exhaust system is 'broken between the centre and rear box'. Because of the location of the break, I'm going to need both sections replacing and my...
  10. hoffman race tube

    Astra H
    looking at buying a hoffman race tube but wanting to know if the standard back box will fit onto it dont want loads of noise as i did with my previous corsa (decat staright through and corbra sprot back box) just want something to make it sound raspy but not look any different to standard
  11. Rear diffuser for astra H non VXR

    Astra H
    I want to get a rear diffuser for my astra H i have a custom dual exhaust system, straight pipe with one centre sports box, lowered on eibach sportline springs, with 30mm hubcentric spacers on each rear wheel, I have an XP kit fitted but would love to have the diffusers with fins, ive seen add...
  12. Horrible Whistle at 4k revs after installing new back box astra 1.9

    Astra H
    Hello, I have just installed a sportex performance backbox on my astra 1.9 and when reving past 3k revs there is a horrible whistle comming from somewhere that wasn't there before i installed the back box, can someone please tell me what this is?
  13. exhaust front flexi pipe?

    Astra H
    im in need of a new front flexi pipe as it has a hole in but the garage cant find anywhere that stocks the part so i said i'd try get a hold of one, now i cant find one! does the vxr one fit my z20lel or is there anything that replaces the flexi pipe and where do i buy it from? any parts codes...
  14. Tuning....worth it in this case?

    Astra H
    So i fitted the custom decat branch and 50mm stainless exhaust in my 1.8, and ive loved the driving experience even more. As any of us do when we get a better sounding exhaust :D But since then ive been wondering if its necessary to go get it remapped for 750, or save that and wait to get a...
  15. Tuning Advice - Astra SRi 120 8v

    A.O.N - Club Membership
    Hi all - I'm looking for advice on what you would recommend for upgrading the performance for my 120 8v SRi - also, what gains I would see and rough costs would be awesome - cheers!
  16. Hi - advice needed! Astra SRi CDTi 120

    New Member Introductions
    Hi all - just recently got Astra SRi CDTi 120 and am looking for advice as to what upgrades/improvements you would recommend. I know the car will need a back box fitting soon, so wasn't sure if to get a sports back box, or full exhaust system - is it worth it? What costs/improvements would I...
  17. Help / Advice with an exhaust problem

    Astra H
    Hi all, (Astra 2.0L Turbo 2006) So I drove to work fine this morning, no problems at all. I leave to pop home for lunch and notice that the car sounds a bit rougher/noiser than usual and seems down on power. As I got home I popped the bonnet and had a listen, it certainly sounds pretty rough...
  18. Sportex exhausts 1.8 sri ???

    N/A Tuning
    Was considering replacing exhaust but nothing too fancy as I won't have the car too long. I have stumbled across the sportex website and wondered if anyone has used them before and their thoughts on them. Don't want nothing too ott or too loud just a nice sweet sound
  19. Newbie! Astra 1.8 sri - need a little more ummmppphhhh to exhaust/engine???

    New Member Introductions
    hi am new to this , 2nd car only and have an Astra H 1.8 sri.... I am planning on doing a few bits and bobs to the car but not OTT as i am waiting for my insurance to drop again before i invest in a vxr...... Sound system and tints will be done within the next month but think i need to do...
  20. Exterior Pack Exhaust Tip Question. Please help?

    Astra H
    Okaii, Good evening peoples, I've got a question. I've got a 2005 Astra Design and I've just ordered the exterior pack for it. How do I get the exhaust to come out of the bumper? Not sure if it's a silly question but mine currently bends down behind the standard bumper. Is it just a case of...
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