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    Newbie here

    - Hello, I've joined up as I found a link to your forum on a CTR forum. As you can guess, I therefore have a CTR.

    A chap that works a few doors down has an astra, I think 2.0ltr Van that he has done exterior work to. He doesn't have internet access so I said that if he gives me the detail of his vehicle, I'll ask around here to see what the collective thinks...and reading some of the threads this forum seems a friendly place.

    Talking to the chap, I've gathered that the only engine mod is a backbox and a decat pipe...but he's put a decent looking bodykit on and some wheels etc...

    I know that if you decat a CTR, you can run the outside chance of running lean at the top end...so my first question is, is it safe just to do a straight decat? I know I've not confirmed the engine cc (although i'm sure he said 2ltr), but does anything spring out that this would be bad for his astra?

    He's also looking at some kind of inducation kit, what are the best ones around? Again, I know it's an open question as I've not put which engine he has, but CTRs don't perform well with open cones and either closed or panel filter do better...

    Anyway...if anyone has any question about CTRs or Lotus's let me know.

    Cheers all
    David

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    right pics of both your CTR and the van are needed

    is the van a N/A or TURBO 2.0L ?

    and welcome
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    hi and welcome and l,ike craig said lets see them pics


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    Welcome To AS Mate

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    Hello...the van is N/A, like my honda...see below...




    CTR - 248.8 bhp, loads done all by www.system-r.co.uk

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    lovin it


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    Hello mate - nice to see another CTR owner on here.

    Nice motor!

    Enjoy the site

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    Cheers for the replies...excuse the stickers, they were for a round Europe event and are now no longer on the car (think Gumball only a hell of a lot cheaper), the only ones I have access to on my work PC...
    CTR - 248.8 bhp, loads done all by www.system-r.co.uk

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    Welcome to AstraSport, nice looking motor I have a workmate with one in Cosmic Grey so hes currently looking at urs now
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    Hi and welcome

    Very nice CTR, they look best in black
    Previous Astras: 1994 Cesaro 1.8 16v | 2002 SXi 1.6 16v | 2001 Coupé 2.0 Turbo | 1999 LS 1.6 16v
    Other Vauxhalls: 2001 Vectra 1.8 16v| 2003 Vectra GSi 3.2 V6 | 2005 Signum CDTi 150

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