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    The Astra's Replacement

    Hi All

    If most of you had read my astra project thread you will have noticed i had to sell up less than a month after owning due to losing my job

    i quickly went on the search for a small sporty hatch which is cheap to run.i found this 1999 1.6 16v corsa sport x16xe with aircon for a steal price i could not refuse.

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    NOT!









    I was quick to find out the piper x filter was doing nothing for the mpg so changed it to the standard one,i also found that the only things needed were brakes and aircon re-gassing.



    2.0 astra brakes



    also fitted a debadged grill,vauxhall mats and my old headunit out the astra


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    Looks very nice, and there's loads you can do to them! Jx

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    Looking very clean mark. Nice find!!!

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    Looks like a clean example, although Corsa B's are starting to look very dated now imho.

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    nice find but you have to find some different alloys im not a fan of the old school 3 spokes reminds me of the ford probe

    nice example of a corsa though
    Heading back to the world of AOC

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    Quote Originally Posted by redhotpanther View Post
    Looks like a clean example, although Corsa B's are starting to look very dated now imho.
    Yeah tend to agree
    Also i bet with all the change of car from astra to corsa ££ wise id be surprised if your better off tbh

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    Tidy wee car


    Arden Blue FTW

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gregg View Post
    Yeah tend to agree
    Also i bet with all the change of car from astra to corsa ££ wise id be surprised if your better off tbh
    yeah true i suppose.the mileage and the 2 previous owners was what pulled me towards it.im hoping to keep this about 2 years whilst i get on my feet then get an astra gsi/vxr

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    Looks good, nice and clean.

    Mark

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    looks nice these are so cheap now my mate bought one last week for 450 with a smokey engine same year and spec as yours its currently having a c20let put in ill send you some pics when its finished
    never drink and drive .you might spill your drink
    **** n/a turbo is the way

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