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  1. Selling VXR...

    I'm selling the vxr if anyone is interested? Done 27000 with FSH on a 61 plate, not missed a beat while I've had it and sailed through every MOT. Hasn't been modded at all so is a blank canvas for the next owner. Get in touch with me for more info 07919360607 Located in Rotherham,...

    Started by Jackson23‎, 09-09-2016 09:12
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  2. cool running thermostat

    Thinking of getting one, but as my engine is all standard apart from the air filter is there any point? also iv looked on courtenaysport and theres two a 82 and a 88 so bit confused witch one to get also if i get one

    Started by Brooksy__16‎, 14-08-2016 18:55
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  3. Corsa E vxr

    Went to look at the new vxr today to potentially upgrade mine and if I'm being bluntly honest I thinks they've made an ugly car! The back end is awful with the stuck out badge and weird lights, the front end is ok I suppose and does look mean with the bonnet vent but they've done a half assed job...

    Started by Jackson23‎, 05-08-2016 21:45
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  4. Remap with exhaust?

    Just wondering if anyone can give me some advice, I've been thinking of getting a Remus exhaust for the car, just wondering if I'd need to put a map on the car to accompany it or I could just keep it standard without any problems such as limp mode etc. I wanna keep the car standard engine wise as...

    Started by Jackson23‎, 14-07-2016 21:17
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    24-07-2016, 20:07 Go to last post
  5. Service

    Cars due in for a full/ major service and I don't know where to take it. Can anyone recommend anywhere in the rotherham/ Sheffield area? Cheers

    Started by Jackson23‎, 20-07-2016 21:18
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  6. What is your pet hate about other drivers?

    Mine is following cars along A roads, they accel in straight line but slow down, really slow down on corners. Clearly see that they have skinny tyres but they still insist on racing (lol in their opinion ). but can not, or frightened of corners. Second worst is drivers who get stuck...

    Started by LIEBHERR‎, 04-02-2015 23:26
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  7. Gearbox types

    I've noticed a few comments about the M32 gearbox in the VXR Corsa's and wondered :shrug: :dontknow: if it's the same six speed box that is used in the 1.7 CDTi eco-FLEX SRi? My wife's just bought the diesel (Upgrade in speed, power and economy, lol, from her 1.4 SXi), and we pick it up on...

    Started by Jimbo2511‎, 20-06-2016 11:35
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  8. Owners manual

    Hi this is my first post! Just bought 3 year old white very. Is there a specific owners manual I can buy?

    Started by Timstagg‎, 12-06-2016 15:01
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  9. M32 gearbox

    Right! I've read abit about the gearbox in my vxr and I know about the various faults! My gear stick doesn't wobble on bite and I can't hear any sort of whining noise, however when turning right I do hear a slight rubbing noise from the front right end I suspect! Could this possibly be the brake...

    Started by Jackson23‎, 26-05-2016 17:23
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    30-05-2016, 12:43 Go to last post
  10. Need help finding the chrome exhaust trim from a vxr rear diffuser

    I have sourced a diffuser but this seems to be missing, any ideas of where i could source one from?

    Started by 3collinso‎, 24-01-2014 20:21
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  11. Need a part name

    Hi, I've just noticed one of the black plastic bits on my front vxr bumper is missing, it's the bumper bit next to the number plate. What's this part called? Thanx in advance.

    Started by corsaez‎, 14-04-2016 18:24
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  12. Standard vxr

    Finally got round to taking some pics of my vxr! She's standard at the moment but might look into modding it in the future Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

    Started by Kayh87‎, 10-01-2016 19:03
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  13. Triple R splitter

    Anyone know where i can get my hands on one of these? just as the VXR looking abit plain and they look nice with one on

    Started by Brooksy__16‎, 01-01-2016 15:14
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  14. Does it make any difference?

    Does putting say... Shell V-power Nitro Unleaded in my VXR make it run better or any anything then just using the regular shell unleaded? Just as ill be fueling up soon and thought I might give it go.

    Started by Brooksy__16‎, 30-11-2015 18:26
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  15. Tyre pressure light on

    i have a 09 plate VXR and the tyre pressure light has just come on but i have no idea what psi they should be at doesnt say in the manual there just the 18 inch alloys but not sure about the tyre size is there just a nice figure i could put it at for the time being?

    Started by Brooksy__16‎, 21-11-2015 17:53
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  16. Strut brace side panel cutting dimensions

    Hey guys, I've got a strut brace but no cutting template, can anyone send me the template or the dimensions to cut it? Cheers! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

    Started by StevoSRi‎, 19-11-2015 11:40
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  17. Exhaust ideas?!?

    Only had the car for 2 weeks now changed the air filter to a pipercross one sounds nice inside but a lad at work who was with me said it sounds nice inside but quite outside, so can i just change the backbox to try get a deeper/louder sound? or is the whole exhaust need changing? iv already looked...

    Started by Brooksy__16‎, 31-10-2015 14:12
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  18. 1.2 SXI vs VXR

    In a position where I am seriously considering upgrading my 1.2 62 plate sxi to a facelift vxr with less than 20,00 miles and less than 2 years old. Having not had a chance to test drive the vxr yet as I am looking to upgrade probably just after christmas, my main question is how much of a...

    Started by deano309‎, 25-10-2015 15:20
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  19. Treated her to a clean

    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

    Started by blackwell27‎, 24-10-2015 21:04
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  20. New mascot

    caught it a few times on top of my car now Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

    Started by blackwell27‎, 20-10-2015 11:21
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  21. Corsa Vxr/zlet

    Was thinking of pulling the 1.6 engine out my Corsa Vxr and putting the zlet engine out my gsi into it has anyone did this on here :+1:

    Started by Thegray83‎, 01-10-2015 21:17
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  22. Vxr filter

    Just purchased a 13' vxr, what filter would everyone reccomend. Not really after gains, moreso sound.

    Started by SteP‎, 01-08-2015 11:21
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  23. Side skirt extensions

    Hi everyone does anyone know where I can get some side skirt extensions for my corsa vxr?

    Started by Hulbert94‎, 04-10-2015 19:16
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  24. Best way to clean a panel filter??

    just bought myself Courtney Panel Filter of ebay, Its not DIRTY dirty but I wouldn't mind giving it a clean before I putin the vxr. can anyone recommend whats the best cleaning method? thanks :P

    Started by olyyVXR‎, 19-09-2015 11:52
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  25. Corsa 1.4 Automatic Slow Acceleration speed sometimes in the morning (Revs up down)

    Hi Everyone, I have a corsa 1.4 2007 automatic. It drives fine but in the morning when its cold, it feels slow to move/accelerate. When it warms up or in the summer afternoon when I start it, it runs better like it supposed to run (more pick). Also I feel the gas pedal gets lighter when its...

    Started by Sam0165‎, 18-09-2015 14:28
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  26. Boost gauge

    Hi guys i have sri 1.6t 2008 (z16lel = watered down vxr) i fitted a boost gauge the other day and it only goes to 0.5bar? it idles ok at near -20 (apparently thats normal for idle) so most have ruled out a boost leak but why only the 0.5 when i boot it? is this how vauxhall reduced the sri...

    Started by Wrenny‎, 29-07-2015 23:14
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  27. think about a vxr

    hi I have had my corsa 1.2 standard for about 3months now when I got my insurance my mum made me get a black box installed. I have been think, instead of upgrading my standard corsa 1.2 sell it after a year and get about a 25,000 mile vxr in blue. any thoughts on this as if I got for a vxr ill...

    Started by gunnut1‎, 21-05-2015 09:11
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  28. Exhaust system

    can anyone help me with the identity of this system taken of my corsa d vxr? ??????

    Started by ardenvxr78‎, 29-05-2015 19:11
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  29. Tyres!

    Coming up to needing some new tyres for the vxr, got the optional 18s on with ultra low profile rubber. Anyone got any advice on what they think are best tyres and how they perform Cheers Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

    Started by Jackson23‎, 23-04-2015 11:17
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  30. Anyone making decals?

    Looking to get a couple of decals made up wondering if there is anyone out there doing it?

    Started by Derplayer13‎, 28-04-2015 22:14
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  31. Advice needed on mods to my corsa

    Ok got the bug and have started modding my corsa. I will put up a progress thread up asap. Run into a few issues I would like some help on if possible. 1. Got pressed plates and the holder - the problem is the front, its not straight! Do I need to drill two more holes to secure it or...

    Started by LIEBHERR‎, 17-01-2015 18:40
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  32. newbie, hi everyone

    Hi lads & ladies, I have a 62 plate corsa sri cdti mapped & dpf removed. Need to know where the wanted section is, I'm after corsa vxr seats if poss full price or my seats as part exchange Cheers robsta

    Started by robsta‎, 03-04-2015 18:12
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  33. Blue smoke, warranty, turbo/head gasket?

    Hi everyone, Ive had my VXR since December and ive got warranty wise gold 2 year warranty in partnership with Perrys vauxhall Doncaster. Over recent weeks my car has been puffing out a lot of blue smoke and now it's getting worse. All the time when under acceleration or gear change. Is...

    Started by VXR_Carl90‎, 04-03-2015 17:04
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  34. VXR Actual MPG

    I'm looking at an upgrade soon and might look into a corsa VXR but just wondering what kind of MPG you get from mostly motorway driving and how much you get from a tank? Also would a remap help mpg? I have a 1.3 CDTi but it's painfully slow and looking for something nicer Sent from my...

    Started by Currie09‎, 18-02-2015 12:23
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  35. "Smoked" my first BMW yesterday

    Coming back from Birmingham, up the A41. A BMW joined in front of me at a round a bout, personal plate with his mate aboard. Waved good by to me as he accelerated away on a dual carriageway, lol, But for some unknown reason he did not wave when I over took him as he tried to accelerate...

    Started by LIEBHERR‎, 03-02-2015 20:46
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  36. Vxr

    Dunno if this is in the right section but does anyone know how common piston 4 failure is on the newer corsa vxr's? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

    Started by George_foley‎, 26-01-2015 10:02
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  37. Awesome vid!!

    Probably been seen loads before but just in caseOpel Corsa OPC Rally: http://youtu.be/_BlOEscWuzE

    Started by tannerman‎, 22-01-2015 20:07
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  38. CORSA-D UK An expensive site to be a member

    After a month or so of being a member of this site I have come to the conclusion that it is expensive to be a member. We use to buy a car, tax , insure etc and then sell it But this site is an excellent resource. Detailing the mods people do to their cars, plus advice which and where to...

    Started by LIEBHERR‎, 08-01-2015 21:25
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  39. Possible new car, Corsa VXR Nurburgring.

    So i've been in talks the passed few days with a garage about my possible new car, it has now just came down to me agreeing the finance they want me to pay. It is a 2012 Corsa VXR Nurburgring with 19k miles. They are wanting 13,000 for the car but due to finance they are wanting me to pay an APR...

    Started by callumshep‎, 18-11-2014 09:11
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  40. need help!

    So guys, i was trying to take the plug of the top of my gear box to do a oil change, when i caught a coolant pipe in the process! does anyone know where i can get one asap? i have work on monday

    Started by batesy168‎, 25-10-2014 13:37
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  41. Turbo whine?

    Sorry if in wrong area couldn't find it on Tapatalk. I've just recently purchased a 16T SRI Corsa and when I took it for a test drive, all was well until I hear an unfamiliar noise from the turbo, was like a loud, whining type of noise, obviously louder the more I peddled it. I asked the...

    Started by 7errors‎, 18-10-2014 16:24
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  42. Whats the difference between.......

    a Corsa VXR and a Corsa VX Racing / VXR Racing My apologies if this has been asked or asked regularly I am asking because I thought I had a VXR but the insurance company so differently..... TIA for any helpful replies

    Started by m5dkw82‎, 28-08-2011 18:31
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  43. Corsa D at modified live?

    Are corsa D going to modified live at brands hatch on the 8th november? Can you re-direct me to where i can get on the stand? Cheers

    Started by JStrong2k14‎, 15-10-2014 12:42
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  44. gearbox oil change

    Hi guys, This is probly a stupid question but is there a guide on how to change the oil on my gearbox (vxr) And what oil to use? Is it the same as my engine oil? Thanks

    Started by batesy168‎, 12-10-2014 19:35
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  45. Cone vs Panel Filter... (Didn't know where to post this)

    Right, I've previously fitted a cone filter to my corsa vxr and thought it sounded shocking, almost like a air swooshing dump valve cross, difficult to explain... Basically my question is, does a panel filter, for example a K&N, have the same sound effect or is it just the same as a the...

    Started by Ollyb‎, 29-09-2014 12:25
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  46. iPhone OBD APP

    evening all Owner of a VXR Nurburgring edition I've just purchased a WIFI OBD scanner. ELM 327 Anyways after trawling through the App Store I've tried dash command and logworks. Neither of them seem to read all the parameters of the car efficiently. My pal recently turned off my EML using...

    Started by RothVXR‎, 23-09-2014 18:47
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  47. VXR spoiler

    Wanted to buy the VXR styling pack spoiler, but ended up with the actual VXR one, put it on the car and don't really like the look of it without the rest of the VXR kit! Should I just stick it back up on ebay? Seems a shame to spend that amount of money on a spoiler and not use it tbh

    Started by hockeydude780‎, 16-09-2014 18:14
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  48. VXROnline issue - Please Read.

    Guys can you take 5/10 minutes to read the following thread and if you are a member then please show support.. http://www.vxronline.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?265608-Please-read-big-favour-to-ask-my-VXRO-people.-I-need-your-help! In short a guy gave permission for a company to help sell his...

    Started by Cole‎, 13-09-2014 09:39
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  49. How To: Remove rear diffuser

    Hi guys, Im trying to take my rear diffuser off and not quite sure on how to do it, can anyone make me a step by step guide on how to do it? Thanks in advance Before anyone asks why im taking it off, ive purchased myself a 2 piece dual exit piper exhaust! :)

    Started by batesy168‎, 07-09-2014 17:02
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  50. My Vxr

    Anyone on here ever owned my car before? Corsa vxr arctic no 224 Reg Kn09Hch want to know if its had any mods done to it before I had it, esp. engine and mapping thank you

    Started by denton2‎, 08-09-2014 14:27
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