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    backbox help please :) !!!

    Hi, ive got a sleeve fit backbox, and my middle section is a flange fit, is it just a case of swapping over the centre sections or are there any easier ways??? Its a 1.4 MK4

    Thanks in advance!

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    Ahh, i think its Post 02 that have the sleeve fitment, so is this a straight swap? cheers

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    Anybody???

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    yes mate just get a sleeve fit centre section that are for the 2002 onwards Astra's

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    Cheers!, now just to hunt one down...... what sort of clamp will i need (a link would be great!) thanks

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    a standard 54mm exhaust clamp at either end will do the job. any motor factor will sell a centre section. i got one for my old SXi for £58 and that was with a choice of flange or sleeve fit. try these if you are stuck http://www.leisureshack.co.uk they are good for standard exhaust parts

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    Cheers for that guys really useful! so one of these

    http://www.onlineautomotive.co.uk/Pr...hicleID=100138

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    http://www.onlineautomotive.co.uk/Pr...hicleID=100138

    are all connections for the centre pipe the same for my model and whatever model i get one off?? as the ones without the flange are from the Z16XE (i think) and mine is a Z14XE (i think :S). Basically, is it just a case of finding any old centre pipe, from an astra, without the flange welded on the end, or has it got to be abit more specific to my engine?? cheers!

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    How about just cutting the flange off the end of my existing pipe? are they the same diameter? Or is this just taking ''butcher'' to a whole new level??

    feel free to tell me to shut up and do it properly!

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    what sort of backbox have you got? standard or aftermarket performance backbox?

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