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    hi peeps, newbie here to vauxhals.

    my name is dean and live in bromley,kent.

    i currently own an r33 gtr skyline which is highly modded and also for sale.

    reason i am on here is cos i promised once the skyline goes i will buy the other half a new car. and she really likes the 2litre turbo convertable. am looking at an 03 really as there prices are very good.

    dont suppose you could give your opinions on them weather there a good car and also costing too tune too around 275-300bhp.also what i need too look out for when viewing. problem areas etc.

    sorry for all the questions.

    o for any one who is interested in seeing the skyline feel free to check it out on pistonheads, heres the link

    http://www.pistonheads.com/sales/576134.htm


    dean

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    welcome to AOC, hope the other half signs up and joins in the fun.

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    Welcome to the site mate. Very nice skyline gtr you've got there if only i had 24k sitting around!

    In regards to the Astra convertible ur missus obvioulsy has good taste!

    Good looking car with decent engine and as most of us will vouch for easy to tune without breaking the bank (too much). 280-300 bhp...

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    http://www.courtenaysport.co.uk/inde...ewDoc&docId=24

    About 3 grand thrown at it will have it running near the figures you've quoted. You've also got Regal autosport who are based in southampton so might be nearer to you.

    Main thing to check aside from the obvious is whether the turbos been replaced as they are prone to fail after ~50k.
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    Welcome to the site mate, nice looking car you have there.

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    thanks people for the welcomes and for the info. i bought the other half a rover 220 coupe turbo and it has developed a problem which we cant seem to figure out why it is doing it. so it is about time too cut our loses and buy her a decent lowish milage car that she can enjoy all year round.

    what is the limit for the stock bottom end?

    dean

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    Hello and welcome to AOC mate. Nice skyline you have there.
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    Welcome to AOC, you're probably best off posting up in the turbo tech forum for tuning questions, it'll get better exposure there.

    BTW, awesome Skyline you got there.
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