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    Default 2.8t vs 2.8t????????

    sorry if this has been asked before i did do a search.

    vecci vxr 2.8t 250-280bhp
    insignia vxr 2.8t 325bhp

    whats the difference between the engines is it just as simple as the fwd vecci has been detuned due to torque steer? or is it something more?

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    Turbo is different.

    Same engine block though (GM High Feature V6 LP9).

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    I believe the engines on the late Insignias are the same though.
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    Probably not much in it as the vectra is lighter plus you would have to stop at your local dealer mid race for the insignia to have its 75th recall..

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    Anyone know how hard it would be to replace the Vectra 2.8 Turbo with the Insignia one? I presume its all the same setup?

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    my thinking exactly also would it just be a bolt on replacement or remapping needed

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