Astra H VXR Build Thread


Vauxhall Astra VXR Garrett Build

Due to the lack of service history I set upon inspecting and changing the essentials. This included the following parts changed using GM parts – Cambelt, Water Pump, Coolant Flush, Oil Change, Brake Fluid, Gearbox Oil.

Updates to be posted as the journey unfolds.


Engine & Transmission

Z20LEH 16v Turbocharged Engine
Klasen Motors Camshafts*
725cc Injectors*
ย Nortech Garret Conversion Kit (V Band tubular Manifold)*
Owen Developments GT2871HTA Tial ย external wastegate exhaust housing*
Forged Engine - H-Beam Steel Rods, Big End Bearings
Klasen High Flow Inlet Manifold*
Courtenay Sport Bespoke ECU Remap*
Pro Alloy Water Radiator*
Courtenay Sport Intercooler*
Courtenay Sport Enlarged Plenum
Courtenay Sport Billet Steel Lightweight Flywheel*
Courtenay Sport Uprated SACHS Clutch*
Quaife LSD
Uprated 340 Series Stealth Fuel Pump*

Suspension & Chassis

Blistein B8 Dampers
Courtenay Sport DAP Road Spec Springs
Whiteline RARB
Vibra Technics Engine Mounts
Poly Bushed Wishbones
Poly Bushed Rear Beam Bushes
Poly Bushed Front Gearbox Mount Insert


Piper 3" Stainless Steel Exhaust System

Wheels & Tyres

18" Team Dynamic Pro Race 1.2 (Anthracite) ET: 35 with Michelin Pilot Sport 4


Vectra VXR Brake Conversion (292mm)

Custom AP 4 Pot Calipers with Reyland Motorsport Discs


Full Respray in Arden Blue - Gloss Black Bootlid - Rear Diffuser - Front Grille & Splitter

*Indicates mods not currently purchased.