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    How do I know if my car relates to this number? (Z18XE)

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    thats an engine code. 1.8 16v petrol, fly by wire throttle
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Astrase20
    thats an engine code. 1.8 16v petrol, fly by wire throttle
    Thanks for that mate. erm...whats a fly by wire throttle?

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    there is no cable from the pedal to the throttle control on the inlet manifold, just an electronic box and a load of wires
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    So i quess my car being a 1.8, this will relate to my car?

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    yes It should do
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    Sure will mate.

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    Thanks guys

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    Looking for tuning options Matt? Plenty about for this engine as it's been around in Astra's for a while

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spikey©
    Looking for tuning options Matt? Plenty about for this engine as it's been around in Astra's for a while
    Sure am mate All suggestions where to start are welcome as I dont have a clue with engines lol

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