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    gearbox help

    hi i have a 1.6 16v astra mk4 2002 and i need to no what gear box i have in it as i want to get a shortner, iv checked under the car and i cant see the number and also gave my reg to vxl and they have no transmission number, anyone no of the top of their heads what box it will be?
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    Fairly sure its the F17CR

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    Astra Coupe Turbo
    Custom Stage 3.5 330bhp 340ft lb VXR Pop Bang Map with Ignition Cut Limiter

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    nobody move im hijacking this thread! is it the same gearbox in the earlier 1.6 16v x16xel engines ? 1998 s reg ?

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    YES - both X16XEL & Z16XE used this box

    It should fit - its listed as fitting - Id say ring Steve and the team at LMF for a definite answer...better than askin any of us I say

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    the gear stick was changed on the 2001 cars so it wont fit
    it could be done but its not worth it if you ask me

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