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    1.6 SXI Owners!?!

    Could any 1.6 SXI (1999+) owners post there experiences and maybe some pics of there car. I would like to get as much info on them before i go out and buy one!

    Thanks in advance

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    I've had my 1999,T since 2000 (13,000miles, now on 77,000),
    serviced regularly, still runs great.

    Only problems I've had are when it comes round to MOT time:
    Anti-roll bar replaced - because a small part of it had broken.
    Centre section exhaust - because the hanging bracket had broken. :roll:

    I've had it lowered, kitted, alloyed and rear exhausted !
    Standard they are 20mm lower already.

    oh pics :







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    Very nice!

    Must have cost a bit for all that

    Do the SXI's not have a spoiler as standard? Ive a seen a few with them?!?

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    re: 1.6 SXI Owners!?!

    I've had my 02 plate since it was new in March 2002. 28,000 miles just now. Serviced yearly to maintain my Vauxhall warranty.

    Problems so far:

    Car recalled when 2 weeks old and needed new brake pads and discs.
    Battery problem which has now been fixed (car refusing to start & Vauxhall finding no fault)

    I've had it lowered, body kit fitted,morettes, white rear lenses, alloys and rear twin pipe exhaust fitted.

    Just finishing off my ice install which consists of:

    1x15" kicker sub & 2x10" kicker subs.
    2 Alpine amps & 1 legacy amp.
    7.2" lilliput screen
    in car pc & keyboard
    Sat nav


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    Nah, spoilers are not standard.

    Later SXi's came with tinted lights front and rear, you get the white dials, nice !
    Earlier SXi's had seats with extending thigh support (don't know what its called), and lumbar support.

    You might find one with styling pack, or electric pack with were optional extras.

    Around 100bhp and quite nippy !

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    Quote Originally Posted by kh
    Very nice!

    Must have cost a bit for all that

    Do the SXI's not have a spoiler as standard? Ive a seen a few with them?!?
    SXI's do not have the spoiler as standard but you can pick one up for £70+ dependant on whether you want an irmscher one, evo style etc etc

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    Thanks for the info people...

    I am defintly going to start looking around for one. I have got about 4 -5k to spend. So i should be able to pick up a nice one

    What year should i look for? (the newer the better i assume)

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    Coo's car gives me the horn :P
    Nova Merit: 2000-2003 // Irmschered Astra SRi: 2003-2005 // Leon Cupra R: 2005 - 2006 // Linea Rossa Convertible Turbo: 2006-2008 // BMW 840Ci: 2008 - 2012

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    kh - Newer the better but that all depends on mileage, service history etc.

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    K thanks,

    Ill keep you all posted on how the search is going

    Will have to be the right one for me to part with the money

    Time to check Auto Trader / Ebay all the time

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