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    Help a newbie :)

    Hi peeps just joined you guys at the aoc gonna upgrade my membership next month but til then i would really appreciate some helpful advice recently bought my first astra 1.6 16v sxi glacier white, went against all the bad hype and have fitted a 57i kit and found it to be pretty nuch useless so at the mo looking for a way to get tonnes of cold air to it or just derestrict the airbox (however you do that) but am lookin at startin from the ground up and concentrate on improvin the old performance anyone who can give me some tips help would be greatly appreciated.....

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    Hello and welcome to the forum..

    Hope your enjoying you new car and I bet you have lots of plans for her.

    The minute I join I looked here as it has a number of mods you can do including de-restricting the aire box

    http://www.astraownersclub.com/vb/sh...ad.php?t=96753
    Be an optimist - at least until they start moving animals in pairs to Cape Canaveral.

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    put a z20let in there lol performance sorted

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    lol yeah how much money wont i need for that little transplant thanks for advice gorm

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    Quote Originally Posted by twizted6666 View Post
    lol yeah how much money wont i need for that little transplant thanks for advice gorm
    GORM

    THATS NOT NICE


    rite firstly u need a cold air feed . then u need exhaust . no point letting the engine get all the air n not being able to get rid of gases quick enough .
    iridum plugs .for a stronger spark .
    thats ur basics .
    then u can look at manifold ,.
    intake .
    cams
    etc


    that any help gormless lol

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    lol sorry was not intendin to imply anything just shortenin down the name cold air feed?? the rest can work out i do have a good idea about it ie ram air kit??? or something a bit easier and will it have a better effect on the 57i or am i just floggin a dead dog with that one

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