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    Oil Change

    Silly question I know but............
    Anyone know want size TORX bit I need to undo
    the drain plug, and is it male or female.
    Also.........just got my oil filter(paper cartridge type)
    from Vauxhall Main Dealer, cheaper than H*****ds.
    To walk between the lines , would make my life so boring!!!!!!!!!

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    A 13mm spanner fits mine.
    97 P reg Astra 1.6 8v X16SZR, and yes I have a Haynes manual

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    Male...

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    IIRC it a T40

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    Thats not wishful thinkiing is it Kirsty!!!!!
    To walk between the lines , would make my life so boring!!!!!!!!!

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    Torx bit

    Went to Vauxhall Dealer and they told me it was a T45,
    perfect fit!!!!!!
    To walk between the lines , would make my life so boring!!!!!!!!!

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    Re: Torx bit

    Quote Originally Posted by astranova
    Went to Vauxhall Dealer and they told me it was a T45,
    perfect fit!!!!!!
    Bugger I don't have one of them, oh well snapon's round Tuesday.

    Guessing it's the same on my Turbo?
    Want a professional job done on fitting your aftermarket electrical accessories? PM me for a quote
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    Located in N/W London HA3, and willing to travel within reason





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