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astra mk5 h question

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6y, 10m agoPosted 6 years, 10 months ago
hi people i have a sri 08 140bhp 1.8 astra im thinking of changing the airbox for a induction kit,
1 is it easy to swap them?
2 is it safe for the long run eg would it cause me problems etc later on?

thanks for you help
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6y, 10m agoPosted 6 years, 10 months ago

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Simple job to do, No it won't cause problems in the long run,

you will need to clean the air filter every so often. ( I clean mine twice a year )
i had one on a focus but when i took it off it went slow
whats the different with a cheaper kit than k+n

would it drink more petrol?
You will use more fuel, Because the airflow going into the engine will be less restricted, and the engine will be burning fuel alot quicker , So yes you will use more fuel, Depends how hard your pushing the engine,

I noticed the difference, Car was quicker by a fraction , But went through fuel quicker

there is a slight difference between cheaper and expensive kits, All mostly do the same thing,

( I still dont know why people waste money on the small mushroom filters )
have u got the astra? if so what mpg u getin? also what kit do you think best? and at what cost?
ive got to think with petrol going up all the time if its worth doing it?

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