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    Default Astra 1.9

    Got a replacement for the vectra in the pipeline, however just wondering if its the same engine in the vectra and liable to the same problems. Car I'm looking at has quite a few miles on it too and wondering what I need to look out for

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    Same engine with different gearing i'm led to believe

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    Same engine, same problems.
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    Default On the other hand ...

    The 1.7 diesel on the outgoing Astra was IME a bulletproof engine. Great in town and on A-roads, if it has the 5-speed gearbox. We've also got some with a six-speed 'box at work, and they're not as flexible IMO, making them that bit slower.

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