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    Question turbo conversion

    hello. i have a mk4 astra 1.6 sxi. and really want it converted to a turbo. but regal want 4000 to do it . can anyon sebe tel me a cheaper but just as affective idea. thanks seb

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    Quote Originally Posted by ZeBaDeE View Post
    hello. i have a mk4 astra 1.6 sxi. and really want it converted to a turbo. but regal want 4000 to do it . can anyon sebe tel me a cheaper but just as affective idea. thanks seb

    i asked about this a week weeks back, basic reply was sell your car and buy a turbo car, its cheaper and the engine will last longer

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    simple answer is that yea!! other than buy a GSi engine and wach that it but gona prob cost you near ok 2k to do that!!!! Depends how much you like the original car to be honest guys!!!
    Astra Mk4 GSi in Ardon BLUE
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    It's not just a case of 'throwing an engine in' though.

    There are other factors to consider...brakes for a start. You'll have to upgrade them all round.

    There aren't any cheap ways of doing it really...even if you got all the bits cheap it'll still cost a fair whack. ECU's, looms, gear boxes, suspesion.

    Then there's the fact if you do do it on the cheap..how safe is it actually gonna be?

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    Hi its cheaper to sell up an buy a new car ie a Sri Turbo or a coupe turbo mate
    as you need to change a lot of parts on the car to fit in a Z20let
    the suspenson set up
    brake set up
    car loom
    engine loom
    Rads
    intercooler
    gear box
    abs system
    esp system
    wheel's to 5 stud
    all in its a lot of cash needed to do it
    me i had a Z20LET last year to put in my 5 door Astra I had all of the above parts but i just sold them on as i did not want to do it
    an got a vectra 1,9cdti then a Zafira Gsi

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    if your really serious about doing the conversion im now open and taking on z20let conversions. pm me or call me on 0771476576 if you want some prices.
    all work is carried out to vauxhall standards take a look at my van at http://www.astraownersclub.com/car_o...onth_April.php

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    Quote Originally Posted by c9rum View Post
    if your really serious about doing the conversion im now open and taking on z20let conversions. pm me or call me on 0771476576 if you want some prices.
    all work is carried out to vauxhall standards take a look at my van at http://www.astraownersclub.com/car_o...onth_April.php
    better then vauxhall standards your Van works unlike the 888 Vauxhall van

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    Quote Originally Posted by c9rum View Post
    if your really serious about doing the conversion im now open and taking on z20let conversions. pm me or call me on 0771476576 if you want some prices.
    all work is carried out to vauxhall standards take a look at my van at http://www.astraownersclub.com/car_o...onth_April.php
    very intreasted il have 2 have a chat with you about this

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