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    astra G 1.6 engine

    Hi guys , using my girlfreinds account to post this but im possibly looking at getting a 1.6 astra on an 03 plate.

    Just wondering what the general feeling on this engine is
    Reliability?
    Thinks to look for?
    Can i expect her to run a good few years? , the car in question has 51k miles

    Will she be more cost effective than my 2.2DTI vectra SRI , which seems to have something going all the time.

    Im Shaun and im the North East regional organiser over at vectra-c

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    a very competent engine - should be kicking out circa 100 bhp in standard guise

    only real issue with these engines tends to be the good old EGR valve which will no doubt need replacing at some point

    easy and cheap enough to replace and apart from usual servicing like timing belt kit and waterpump ever 40k then theres nothing really u need to look out for other than what u would do so on any other model

    plenty of life left in the model u mentioned i should imagine

    look after it and youll easily get 150-200K +

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    Quote Originally Posted by GeordieBandit View Post
    a very competent engine - should be kicking out circa 100 bhp in standard guise

    only real issue with these engines tends to be the good old EGR valve which will no doubt need replacing at some point

    easy and cheap enough to replace and apart from usual servicing like timing belt kit and waterpump ever 40k then theres nothing really u need to look out for other than what u would do so on any other model

    plenty of life left in the model u mentioned i should imagine

    look after it and youll easily get 150-200K +
    Thanks mate , still very undecided whether to stick with the vectra or try the astra , very very tempted

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