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Author: tucpal - Replies: 43 - Views: 47641
Howto remove glove box & Replace Pollen Cabin filter
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How to Remove and Replace the Cabin Pollen Filter
for the Astra j and GTC.


STEP ONE.....

Pull out the Door Seal just by the side of the Glove Box
to gain Access to the side Trim so it can be Removed.

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Just Pull the side Trim away
to Gain Access to the 4 Bolts.

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Author: Rusty2009 - Replies: 27 - Views: 33438
How-to remove Window trims & door mirrors
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How-to remove Window covers & door mirrors


Tools needed
*Trim tools
*Phillips Cross head
*10mm Socket

if replacing the mirror/s you will need to remove the door cards How-to Here.

So to start this is what we have (you may not have wind deflectors fitted).

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Author: tucpal - Replies: 11 - Views: 24574
How to remove the center console & EPB switch
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How to Remove the Centre Console & EPB Switch.

Yes This is a Big Job...

Step one.........

Remove the Radio surround Trim.

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Step two......

Remove th
Author: J1ODYA - Replies: 3 - Views: 5988
Auto Finesse, Bouncer's & Dodo Juice goodies
Having a clear out of stuff... All unopened and unused:

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Complete kit to detail your car from Auto Finesse here;

200ml Passion Wax - £45
500ml Finale Quick Detailer SOLD
500ml Imperial Wheel Cleaner SOLD
500ml Tough Coat Paint Sealant - £24
500ml Lather Car Shampoo SOLD
500ml Rejuvenate Pre-wax Cleaner - £
Author: J1ODYA - Replies: 67 - Views: 35652
GTC discs & pads
Well time has come to replace all of mine & Vauxhall have quoted £535 + VAT... How does that compare you think? Or should I tackle this job myself?
Author: Rusty2009 - Replies: 1 - Views: 16117
Lubricants, Fluids & Torque wrench settings Petrol Engines
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Lubricants & Fluids and Torque wrench settings Petrol Engines

Engine Oil
Capacity including Oil filter
Capacity including Oil filter
[TR]
[TD]1.4 Engines[/TD]
[TD]4.0 L[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]1.6 Engines[/TD]
[TD]4.5 L[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Difference between Min & Max on Dipstick[/TD]
[TD]1.0 L[/TD]
[/TR]



[b]Cooling System[/
Author: Rusty2009 - Replies: 2 - Views: 14153
Lubricants, Fluids & Torque wrench settings Diesel Engines
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Lubricants & Fluids and Torque wrench settings Diesel Engines

Engine Oil

Capacity including Oil filter
[TABLE=Capacity Inc Oil Filter]
[TR]
[TD]1.3 Engines[/TD]
[TD]3.5 L[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]1.6 Engines[/TD]
[TD]??[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]1.7 Engines[/TD]
[TD]5.4 L[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]2.0 Engines[/TD]
[TD]4.5 L[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Differen
Author: Rusty2009 - Replies: 1 - Views: 5253
Squeaks & Rattles
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Hope this might help some of you.


Symptoms - Squeaks and Rattles


Rattle Coming From the Side Rail


[TABLE=Rattle Coming From The Side Rail]
[TR]
[TD]Checks[/TD]
[TD]Action[/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD]Check the brake lines.[/TD]
[TD]
Tap lightly on the brake lines and listen for a rattle.


Install plastic tie straps to secure the brake
Author: Turner_SRi - Replies: 23 - Views: 15071
Brake & Disc Upgrade
I have been noticing really bad brake dust all over my alloy wheels since purchasing my car and it looks horrendous not even a day after I clean my car.

I've been looking into replacing the brake pads with the EBC YellowStuff Pads:-

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Front pads - £88.20

[url=http://www.ebcbrakeshop.co.uk/vauxhall-astra-16-20092013-ebc-front-yellowstuff-brake-pads-dp42065r_p23505876.htm]http://www.ebcbrakeshop.co
Author: Rusty2009 - Replies: 2 - Views: 3755
BMW 320 Day, night & race mode