Charlie's Astra van

Name:

Charlie

What car/van do you have?

Astra van 1.9cdti se sportive


How long have you owned it?

5 years


What have you done to it?

Suspension /Handling- Bilstein B8 shocks and Eibach Pro springs, Meriva 24mm front anti roll bar, Powerflex purple polybushes all round, Weichers front strut brace, Whiteline 24mm rear anti roll bar, 18" Saab Aero alloy wheels spaced 20mm all round. Engine- GT1756 hybrid turbo from Turbo Dynamics, r80 fuel pump, 2200 fuel rail pressure sensor, 327 Insignia 2.0 injectors, 80mm MAF, 4 Bar MAP., Devils Own Water& Methanol injection,. Gizfab front mounted oil cooler Inlet / Exhaust - De-flapped and welded induction manifold, Milltek full turbo back exhaust Airtec front mounted jntercooler. Dbilas Flowmaster air intake, Engine breather catch can. Gearbox re-built with bigger bearings and 2nd generation end case, Quaife ATB Limited Slip Differential, Overfilled with 3 litres of Royal Purple Max Gear oil. Gearbox breather catch can. Bi-xenon headlights, smoked rear lights, VXR Nurburgring edition seats, Irmscher front grille, Vented bonnet, Sound deadened, insulated and carpet trimmed throughout, footwell lighting, powerfold door mirrors with open/ close on keyfob. IGL Kenzo ceramic coating.


What is the BHP (at the flywheel)?

285


What made you buy this car? You get the best of both worlds with a van, very precise and responsive drive but handy for occasional load carrying.


Best modification and why?

Whiteline rear anti roll bar which tames the wild rear end considerably.


What's next? Fit the wideband AFR gauge


Dream car? Saab 900 Carlsson T16S

How long you been with Greenlight? 3 years



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