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Author What engine code is a 1.6 Astra SXi?
Whittie
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6th Aug 07 at 17:11   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

As title, What engine code is a 1.6 Astra SXi?

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LoudandProud
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what year? most prob a x16xe mate
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03 plate
Whittie
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quote:
Originally posted by LoudandProud
what year? most prob a x16xe mate

Exact same engine as a 1.6 corsasport then??
Olsrey
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6th Aug 07 at 17:15   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

x16xel prob

thats whats in the mk4 astra sports / sxi's

[Edited on 06-08-2007 by Olsrey]
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x16xel

[Edited on 06-08-2007 by JonnyJ]
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if its a 03 plate i agree with them as if im correct the early t reg etc astras were x16xe but the later ones are 16xel
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They were all x16xel's in the mk4's as far as i remember
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x16xel = x16xe with a different cylinder head as they have smaller ports etc i belive


Drives supercharged Tec with torque
Rob E
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03 plate will be Z16XEL or Z16XE

[Edited on 06-08-2007 by p3boy]
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different fuel emmision regs on the engine so different management, inlet a a couple of other bits
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the xel will be a "low output" version of the xe

as said, usually to comply with emmisons

[Edited on 06-08-2007 by Ste L]
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quote:
Originally posted by p3boy
03 plate will be Z16XEL or Z16XE

[Edited on 06-08-2007 by p3boy]


z16xe for sure
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Yeah, Z16XE in an SXi.
Whittie
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Would an X16XE fit straight in, or would it be a bugger to do so?
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Will fit, you'd need to use the Z16XE inlet though, as it has FBW throttle, not cable, but it all fits...
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ok, thanks for everyones help

 
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