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    Newbie Astra Owner Please Guide ME

    Hello, I am new to Vauxhall's and have a simple ( i hope ) question

    I have 2 Astras.

    1. X registered SL model 1.6 Engine code X16XEL
    the piston rings are shot so needs a new engine.

    2. T reg SXI model 1.6 Engine code X16SZR

    my question is, will the engine from the T reg drop straight into the x reg one, and if so what will i need to take with the engine?? will i need the ECU as well or will i be able to use the one from the x reg?? many thanks in advance from this complete newbie to Vauxhall's

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    Welcome mate

    I've moved your post to the engine section as the help you'll need goes further than just electrical

    From the electrical point of view you will need the whole engine wiring loom swapped over along with the ecu, transponder pickup around the igniton barrell and chips from the keys to get the car to start again
    Want a professional job done on fitting your aftermarket electrical accessories? PM me for a quote
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    Should drop strate in but as Autosparks says youll need to change the whole wiring loom over.

    best thing is if you do need anything you have the other car to rob it from.

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    Thanks for your reply Autosparks and gParker

    One more question if I may,

    Where is the ECU located on the T reg one, I found the ecu on the X reg one located next to the battery under the bonnet, but there is nothing there in the same place under the bonnet of the T Reg one.

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