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    very quick reply please!!

    i know this is the wrong forum (sorry) but i need a quick reply,

    i just thought id actually get roung to fittind my vectra pipes, removed the airbox and unscrewed/clipped the origninal air pipe to the grille but i can get it out?
    it seems blocked in at every angle and i cant seem to find out to take it out to put the vectra one in its place?

    can someone help me please,
    Drives - 08 Astra SRi XP 1.9CDTi 150

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    I had to cut my old pipe so I could get it out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ACT Ben
    I had to cut my old pipe so I could get it out.
    so it isnt just me then, ill have to do the same then,
    i think ive pulled on it so hard ive bent the front radiator which cant b good,
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    Brut force got mine out

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    Brut force and skinned knuckles got mine out also.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lee gsi
    Brut force got mine out
    couldnt i damage anything tho?

    the two radiator type things at the front now have a 1.5cm gap between them either end and are touching in the middle, i think ive done that pulling so hard...lol
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    ill third that-its a bit of a b*stard to do!
    Any info on V6 MK4 conversions greatly appreciated!
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    We ripped my airbox out when we did mine and de-restricted it. Mad removing the original pipe a bit easier but iirc we still had to go in with a little saw/knife.

    Steve
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by sjflat
    We ripped my airbox out when we did mine and de-restricted it. Mad removing the original pipe a bit easier but iirc we still had to go in with a little saw/knife.

    Steve
    my airbox is out,
    only part left is the intake pipe,

    so far managed to saw off one clip but the passenger side one is a ******* and wont come out and i really think ive bent the radiators......
    Drives - 08 Astra SRi XP 1.9CDTi 150

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    done it!!!!!!


    what a bas*ard of a job,
    now just got to fit the new one...


    brute force/sharp knife/hacksaw/time is definetly needed imo
    Drives - 08 Astra SRi XP 1.9CDTi 150

    Beer is living proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.

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