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    Turbo identification... Help

    I've been having some trouble identifying what turbo is on my GSi. It's suppossed to have a vxr turbo on, if it has it hasn't been mapped. It's running standard boost.

    After some convo's with Courtenay, they told me they doubt it's a vxr turbo. They said to take the inlet hose off and look to see if there are ridges running on the outside of the inlet pipe, if it has them it a vxr turbo. Mine doesn't it just has a lip at the top. But saw a pic of someone else's on here and it looked the same as wot i have.

    I'd heard something about the turbos having a coloured plack on them, after having a good look today i found a pinky coloured one on the side of the turbo.

    Does anyone know if the pink coloured plack is vxr or standard zlet turbo?

    Help really appreciated, thanks
    Astra GSi Mk4

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    Yes it should have a little purple/pink plate on it and my VXR turbo (Both of them) have ridges on the outlet not the inlet but dont know if the ZLET one is the same or not.

    Just taken these. Hope they help.






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    Thanks, thats a big help and has put a big smile on my face cos i don't have to buy a new turbo
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    pretty sure the actuator also has dz yellow sticker on the vxr blower

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    Yea it does. Courtenay said previous owner mite hav jus put a vxr act on to make it look like it had vxr turbo.lol. Dunno y they were so doubtful really.
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