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    new to the site

    hey new too the site, sq-man from wwwmanic-motorz.com sent me over here as he thinks u guys have the best knowlege of opel/vauxhauls.

    my names paul, im 19 and i just bought an 01 astra coupe bertone 1.8

    im from ireland n iv a few questions!!

    what bhp is the car standard??

    what can i get to dress up the engine and where do i get it??

    n how big can i go alloy wise without archwork??

    cheers

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    welcome to AS mate

    1) 125bhp from your engine mate. 0-60 in 8.5s approx.

    2) a new panel filter, derestric the airbox and getting vectra C air intake pipes will give you a more torque and set you back less than 50 bucks all in. Info in the how to's. Serious power - look at the diablas kits available from regal and the likes. if you mean shiny dressing up - then some samco hoses, a painted rocker cover ( go to a bodyshop wont cost much ) and some shiny bits from the likes of glenn yale ( pm him he's on here ) will go a long way

    3) 18s without archwork if you plan to lower it - but they have to be the correct offset - around et 45-49. Lowering - get some 30mm eibach springs on their pronto mate - £100 - and they make the car look a lot better and handle a lot better. Do that before alloys to be honest otherwise the car will look like its on stilts. You can get 19s too - but you'll be limited for choice, correct offset, and you have to pick a set that are narrow. IMO fine if your going for a big kit too. Otherwise 18s are spot on. 17" rims if you want to keep it oem - like some GSi alloys or coupe turbo alloys.
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    Hi and welcome!!
    199 BHP 322 lbs/ft Torque from a smokey diesel!!!!

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    welcome to the site pauly

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    Heya and welcome m8
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    welcome to astra sport

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    welcome to the mad house!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Hello and welcome !

    Enjoy

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    Hi and welcome Pauly

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    hey cheers lads,

    ill check out the regal stuff aswell, will get a bit xtra power outa the car bu also wanna get it lookin clean for wen i show ppl!

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