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    My first Astra

    First of all guess i best say 'hi'


    looking to get my first astra g anytime soon and was wondering if there is anything i should look out for. I mean along the lines of wear and mechanical issues.


    I've been look at the 3 door astra sxi at the mo, but if anyone else could recommend a better one then let me know!


    Thanks in advance!!

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    heya and welcome m8
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    hi there and welcome, sxi is a good starting point maybe consider a 1.8 16v as your base model only because you will get larger brakes and rear disks
    you wont really get much power gain over the 1.6 16v version though so if the rear discs are not important they go for a 1.6
    or if your considering something with more grunt then go for a earlier astra g 2.0 litre sri. plenty of mods available for the engine etc
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    i have a 1.8 16v sxi i think its a great car swaped it 4 a 1.6 alot better glad i made the change

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    Welsome to the mad house

    Plenty of peeps on here to give you great advice, good luck on getting your car
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    Hello and welcome to the sight. SRI or SXI both very good weapons of mass traction. 1.8 or 2.0 is my recommendation unless your insurance concious or young in which case go for the 1.6 16v. Nippy for such a small engine. If your looking at second hand then bare in mind 40'000 miles means new cam belt if it ain't already had it done remember vaux will charge you about £200 so haggle like mad. Look out for rust on the older cars (as with any). Mist inside the headlights always something to barta with. Water inside the drivers and passengers footwells (look under the carpet).

    Thats all I can think of at the mo. Happy astra hunting post piccies when you get it.

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    welcome to astra sport

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    Besides, everyone knows the best engine in the SXi is the 2.0DTi. *grin*
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    wow cheers guys and girls(if there is any here )!

    gona look at a few tomorrow many the 1.6 as i'm only 23 and insurance seems alot cheaper!

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    well i've got one!


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