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    Hi all when was it upgraded? Mines an 07 so would that be the old one?
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    Anyone?

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    August '07.

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    Cheers mate mines July typical lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by gaz1965 View Post
    Cheers mate mines July typical lol
    It may be alright tbh I know August '07 is when it should be fine but July '07 should in theory be ok.

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    Nice one thanks mate. Is there any way of telling by looking at it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by gaz1965 View Post
    Nice one thanks mate. Is there any way of telling by looking at it?
    The updated manifold swirl flaps spin on a different axis.
    As in the outside bit of the swivel is fixed in the aluminium head and the swirl flap will swivel inside that fixed part,as you look down at it.
    The original swirl flaps would swivel in the aluminium hole of the manifold.
    This has a pic of the older manifold
    http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showth...=121891&page=2

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    Thanks very much I'll try and make head or tail of it :-D

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    Quote Originally Posted by gaz1965 View Post
    Thanks very much I'll try and make head or tail of it :-D
    Sorry if i made it sound harder than it is Gaz,i did try and find some pics of them both together,but couldn't find them quick,but basically the 2 black parts on each swirl valve turn inside each other on the updated manifold and each swirl valve on the older manifold just turns inside the ally hole of the manifold.

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    That's great thanks mate I'll have a look over the next couple of days :-)

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