- 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.