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    Vehicle : vauxhall signum

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    don't really wont to ask.my engine my problem.but thank to everyone for looking out for one for me. I have got one now it comes on Thursday 53000k thanks to bossignum for that web site. the engine is coming out Sunday is anyone up for giving us a hand.please........ thank you
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    Vehicle : Insignia Tourer

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    Engine : 2.0 CDTI (160ps)

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    I'm up at Snetterton on Sunday (Neo Brothers/Maptun race day that I've been invited to attend by Neo Brothers) so will be 80% of the way there already and should be able to pop in and lend a hand if you need it in the afternoon mate.

    Let me know the details of where/when etc Justin and I'll do what I can.

    Amy even said she'll try and bake you some more cookies to bring up for you
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    where you live mate pm me ill see how far it is to get there

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    thats good news!! if i had even the slightest idea on how to do this sort of thing i'd offer to help mate but unfortunately i don't hope all goes well mate

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    106 miles just googled it

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    I'll rearrange my plans for the sunday and pop down. Do you have an engine hoist sorted out for the removal of it? Also does anyone know how hard it will be to drop the gearbox from it or is it best to remove the box once the engine is out?

    Also will we need a clutch alignment tool?
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    Vehicle : Insignia Tourer

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    Depends what's damaged, if it's just the block, then we should just be able to lift the head and block off the gearbox and swap new ones straight on (or is he wanting to change gearbox too?). If its a full engine/gearbox swap then nothing should need aligning and no head bolts to tighten down () lol

    Either way, hoist is fairly critical though
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ian-Highlander View Post
    Depends what's damaged, if it's just the block, then we should just be able to lift the head and block off the gearbox and swap new ones straight on (or is he wanting to change gearbox too?). If its a full engine/gearbox swap then nothing should need aligning and no head bolts to tighten down () lol

    Either way, hoist is fairly critical though
    even if is full engine change still wanna cambelt and clutch doing as the engines out

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    Agreed under normal circumstances, but that's down to Justins budget and if he can afford it on top of the engine.
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    Now Gone, bring on the Insignia (now "Teapot" Tuned)...

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    true but if it was me id do them as if the cam belt go ne need new engine agen so id say he will do it i just say as its wasted if you just get a engine and do nuffing to it as its got 50k on it

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